CLEVELAND (AP) — Cavaliers ahead Tristan Thompson will circulation over about two extra weeks on myth of of a sprained left foot, one more blow to the NBA’s worst crew. The 6-foot-10 frail has been sidelined for the past four games. The Cavs occupy lost five straight and 17 of 18 coming into tonight’s dwelling game towards Miami.
NEW YORK (AP) — Denver Nuggets huge man Nikola Jokic (NEE’-koh-lah YOH’-kich) has got a one-game suspension for leaving the bench within the course of an altercation. He’ll circulation over tonight’s game towards the Phoenix Suns. Jokic stepped toward the court docket within the course of Wednesday’s loss at Utah when teammate Mason Plumlee and Derrick Favors of the Jazz engaged in an altercation near the basket.
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Point guard Tre Jones has been upgraded to doubtless for No. 2 Duke’s game towards Georgia Tech day after recently after missing two games with a appropriate shoulder damage. Jones separated his AC joint in a collision with Syracuse’s Frank Howard early in an overtime loss to the Orange on Jan. 14.
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Indians occupy re-signed free-agent reliever Oliver Perez for subsequent season. The left-hander appeared in 51 games closing season for the Indians, who signed him in June and added him to knowing to be one of baseball’s simplest bullpens. Cleveland now needs Perez extra than ever after shedding nearer Cody Allen and elite lefty Andrew Miller as free brokers this iciness.
BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Crimson Sox are suspending their White Rental focus on over with on myth of of the partial executive shutdown. The crew says it consulted with Major League Baseball and the White Rental and rescheduled the time out to Could additionally 9, an off-day after a 3-game series in Baltimore. The crew had licensed an invitation from President Donald Trump to fabricate the dilapidated champion’s focus on over with on Feb. 15, nonetheless Crimson Sox President Sam Kennedy said it would possibly maybe well maybe no longer be acceptable to rejoice whereas 800,000 federal workers were no longer getting paychecks.