DETROIT (AP) — Pistons guard Bruce Brown had thumb surgery last month and is ready to play if the NBA season resumes.
Brown said during a video conference Friday that a ligament was placed...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A nonprofit funding pro bono legal services for local news organizations in five states has picked an attorney to help defend the right to gather and report the news in...
Detroit Pistons (19-39, 12th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Portland Trail Blazers (25-32, ninth in the Western Conference)
DETROIT (AP) — It took Detroit just over half a quarter to fall behind by 21. Then the Pistons rallied almost as quickly.
“We came out as flat as a pancake," coach Dwane Casey said. “But the...
Detroit Pistons (13-23, 11th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Los Angeles Lakers (28-7, first in the Western Conference)
LOS ANGELES (AP) — On a night when Paul George only played half a game, the Los Angeles Clippers had plenty in reserve.
Bench stars Montrezl Harrell scored 23 points and Lou Williams added...
DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Pistons didn't want to take a six-game losing streak into their longest road trip of the season.
Turns out, Pistons coach Dwane Casey and his banged-up squad were...
Washington Wizards (7-17, 12th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Detroit Pistons (11-15, 10th in the Eastern Conference)
HOUSTON (AP) — When the Detroit Pistons had a comfortable lead entering the fourth quarter Saturday night, coach Dwane Casey knew the Houston Rockets would make a run late and he'd need someone to...
VAIL, Colo. (AP) — Prosecutors have filed a motion to dismiss a misdemeanor official misconduct case against a Colorado sheriff.
The Vail Daily reports that in a motion to dismiss, special...
Milwaukee Bucks (18-3, first in the Eastern Conference) vs. Detroit Pistons (7-13, 10th in the Eastern Conference)
Charlotte Hornets (7-12, 10th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Detroit Pistons (6-12, 11th in the Eastern Conference)
DETROIT (AP) — Though Bruce Brown had career highs in points and assists on Saturday night, his coach was just as interested with a stat he didn't pile up.
DENVER (AP) — A Colorado coroner is accused of improperly sending his wife to handle three death scenes — including one in March when she was delayed because the van she was driving was buried in...
LEADVILLE, Colo. (AP) — The Latest on the indictment of a Colorado coroner (all times local):
An indictment says the coroner in a remote Colorado mountain community sent his...
EAGLE, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado sheriff says he will fight a charge of misconduct related to the use of funds.
Vail Daily reports Eagle County Sheriff James van Beek was indicted for...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Bruce Brown had a triple double and the Detroit Pistons beat the Philadelphia 76ers 96-81 on Wednesday to remain unbeaten in the NBA Summer League.
MIAMI (AP) — Federal prosecutors in Miami on Wednesday successfully appealed a judge's decision to release rapper Kodak Black on bond after his arrest for a weapons violation.
MIAMI (AP) — Rapper Kodak Black pleaded not guilty Wednesday to federal weapons charges that prevented him from performing last weekend at the Rolling Loud hip-hop festival, around which several...
ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — Prosecutors will purse separate trials for two people accused of starting a wildfire in western Colorado last summer by firing incendiary tracer rounds at a shooting...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Sacramento Kings won the battle behind the 3-point line and never trailed in a victory against the Blake Griffin-less Detroit Pistons.
Buddy Hield scored 18 points, Willie Cauley-Stein had 14 points and 14 rebounds, and the Kings went 9-of-22 on 3-pointers in a 112-102 victory Thursday night against the Pistons, who came into the game as the NBA's best team at defending 3-point shots.
DETROIT (AP) — Detroit has a new Big Three: Andre Drummond, Blake Griffin and Reggie Jackson.
The Pistons' trio played major roles in Detroit's 116-111 overtime victory over the Houston Rockets on Friday night as they combined for 73 points and 33 rebounds.
They also got some help from little-known rookie Bruce Brown.
Last season: 22-10, lost to Loyola of Chicago in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.
Coach: Jim Larranaga.
Conference: Atlantic Coast.
Who's gone: Guard Lonnie Walker IV (NBA), guard Bruce Brown Jr. (NBA), guard Ja'Quan Newton.
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Forward Dewan Hernandez believes his decision to delay the start of his NBA career a year will help him make more money in the long run, and this season it's likely to help the Miami Hurricanes' bottom line in the win column.
DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Pistons are without two potential starters for their season opener Wednesday night against the Brooklyn Nets.
Forward Stanley Johnson is out with a toe issue and guard Reggie Bullock is missing the game because of illness. Rookie guard Bruce Brown is in the starting lineup for the short-handed Pistons.
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Miami Hurricanes transfer Anthony Mack has been granted a waiver by the NCAA and will be eligible to compete during the 2018-19 season.
A 6-foot-6 shooting guard, Mack was a freshman at Wyoming last season and didn't play in any official games because of an injury. He will have four years of eligibility left.
Mack will help replace guards Lonnie Walker IV and Bruce Brown Jr., both underclassmen who turned pro after last season.
DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Pistons have hired Gregg Polinsky as director of player personnel.
The Pistons also announced Saturday they had signed second-round draft pick Bruce Brown Jr. and waived guard Dwight Buycks. Detroit later officially announced the signings of free agents Glenn Robinson III and Jose Calderon.
DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Pistons have signed second-round draft pick Bruce Brown Jr.
The team did not announce contract terms Saturday. The 6-foot-5 Brown was taken with the 42nd pick in this year's draft.
Brown averaged 11.4 points and 7.1 rebounds a game last season at Miami. He averaged 11.7 points per game over two seasons for the Hurricanes.
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) — With their first-round pick gone after the trade for Blake Griffin, the Detroit Pistons tried to make the best of a tough situation on draft night.
The Pistons selected Bruce Brown of Miami in the second round Thursday and traded for the rights to second-round pick Khyri Thomas of Creighton. Detroit used the No. 42 overall pick on Brown. Thomas went to Philadelphia at No. 38, and he was traded to the Pistons for two future second-round picks.
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Miami Hurricanes forward Dewan Huell has pulled out of the NBA draft and will return to school for his junior season.
Huell said Saturday he made the decision after receiving feedback from NBA teams and discussing his options with his family and coaches. He declared for the draft in April but didn't retain an agent, leaving him the option of continuing his college career.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A former Wichita third-grade teacher who dealt cocaine out of her home has been sentenced to probation.
The Wichita Eagle reports 49-year-old Heather Jones was granted probation Thursday but will serve a 60-day jail sanction as a condition of her probation.
Jones pleaded guilty in March to distributing cocaine and using a phone for drug sales or purchases. Other drug distribution charges were dismissed.
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Miami Hurricanes coach Jim Larranaga has agreed to a two-year contract extension through the 2023-24 season.
Athletic director Blake James announced the deal Tuesday.
The 68-year-old Larranaga has a 161-79 record in seven seasons at Miami, including 75-49 in the Atlantic Coast Conference. He has led the Hurricanes to four NCAA Tournaments, including two trips to the Sweet 16.
MIAMI (AP) — Miami Hurricanes sophomore guard Bruce Brown Jr. has decided to hire an agent and turn pro.
Coach Jim Larranaga said Brown informed him of the decision Monday. Brown announced earlier he would declare for the NBA draft, and by retaining an agent he'll give up the option of continuing his college career.
Hurricanes freshman guard Lonnie Walker IV last week announced his decision to turn pro this year. The NBA draft is June 21.
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Miami Hurricanes sophomore forward Dewan Huell has decided to declare for the NBA draft but won't retain an agent, leaving him the option of continuing his college career.
The school announced Huell's decision Monday. Teammate Bruce Brown Jr., also a sophomore, made the same decision earlier.
Players have until April 22 to enter the draft and until June 11 to withdraw. The draft is June 21.
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Miami Hurricanes sophomore guard Bruce Brown Jr. has decided to declare for the NBA draft but won't retain an agent, leaving him the option of continuing his college career.
The school announced Brown's decision Thursday. Players have until April 22 to enter the draft and until June 11 to withdraw. The draft is June 21.
DALLAS (AP) — No. 6 seed Miami (22-9) vs. No. 11 seed Loyola-Chicago (28-5)
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Miami Hurricanes star Bruce Brown Jr.'s injured left foot is suddenly healing faster than expected.
Brown won't play in Thursday's NCAA Tournament game against Loyola of Chicago but will be in uniform, coach Jim Larranaga said Tuesday. After initially indicating Brown likely would miss the rest of the season, Larranaga didn't rule out the return of the sophomore guard.
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Miami Hurricanes sophomore guard Bruce Brown Jr. is expected to miss the rest of the season because of a left foot injury, which means he may have played his final college game.
Coach Jim Larranaga said Brown won't play Thursday when the No. 6-seeded Hurricanes (22-9) face No. 11 Loyola of Chicago (28-5) in Dallas in the NCAA Tournament.
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Supplementary contributions are helping No. 25 Miami cope with Bruce Brown Jr.'s absence.
Lonnie Walker IV had 19 points and Ja'Quan Newton scored 12 of his 16 in the second half, leading the Hurricanes to an 87-81 win over Wake Forest on Wednesday night.
Brown, the team's second-leading scorer, is expected to be sidelined for six weeks because of an injury to his left foot.
"When somebody goes down, I'm confident that my guys will step up," Newton said.
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Miami Hurricanes guard Bruce Brown Jr. is racing the clock on an injured foot.
Brown is expected to be sidelined for about six weeks because of a left foot injury that will require surgery, the team said Tuesday. If the recovery timeline proves correct, his return would coincide with the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament in early March.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Miami coach Jim Larranaga and his staff spent recent practices pushing his players to whip the ball around the perimeter, keep things moving and set up each other for good looks.
The results looked pretty good.
Bruce Brown Jr. scored 19 points and No. 25 Miami shot 58 percent to hold off North Carolina State 86-81 on Sunday, turning in its best offensive output since November.
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — When the stars of the Miami Hurricanes' latest basketball victory sat down at a table for the postgame news conference, guard Bruce Brown expressed doubt about freshman teammate Chris Lykes' ability to reach the microphone.
"You'll have to stand up," Brown said with a grin.
Lykes is accustomed to hearing that sort of thing. He's 5-foot-7.
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Miami Hurricanes guards Bruce Brown and Lonnie Walker IV might not be ready for the NBA next season after all, and coach Jim Larranaga wonders whether they're even ready for Florida State.
No. 15 Miami faces the 24th-ranked Seminoles on Sunday, and in the wake of two recent losses and a slide in the rankings, Larranaga's no longer keen on the NBA talk.
ATLANTA (AP) — Josh Okogie isn't concerned with how poorly Georgia Tech started the season.
Now with a signature victory over a ranked team, Okogie believes the Yellow Jackets are just getting started.
"I think this is a big momentum changer for our season," Okogie said. "It's a great building block of what we know we can do. We're still in this. Nobody can count us out no more, just like last season."
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Anthony Lawrence II doesn't get homesick much. The way the athletic and versatile Miami forward figures it, the schedule makers can send the 15th-ranked Hurricanes wherever they please. The more nights in a hotel, the better.
"I love to play on the road because it's a better crowd and the crowd's against us," Lawrence said. "We play better."
HONOLULU (AP) — A little rest went a long way for No. 15 Miami.
Dewan Huell scored 21 points, Bruce Brown Jr. had a season-high 20 and the Hurricanes beat Middle Tennessee 84-81 in the Diamond Head Classic on Monday night.
DJ Vasiljevic added 13 points, helping Miami rebound from its first loss of the season to New Mexico State in Saturday's semifinals. It finished third in the eight-team tournament.
HONOLULU (AP) — Miami turned up the pressure in the second half to turn away Hawaii and remain unbeaten.
Ja'Quan Newton and Dewan Huell scored 16 points apiece and the No. 6 Hurricanes pulled away for a 75-57 victory Friday night in a first-round game of the Diamond Head Classic.
Anthony Lawrence II added 11 for the Hurricanes (10-0), who outscored the Rainbow Warriors (7-3) 42-24 in the second half.
LEADVILLE, Colo. (AP) — The Latest on a former Colorado undersheriff arrested for alleged exploitation and sexual harassment (all times local):
A former Colorado undersheriff accused of sexually exploiting a minor and harassing 911 dispatchers has been ordered to stay away from seven alleged victims in the case.
LEADVILLE, Colo. (AP) — A former Colorado undersheriff has been arrested following a grand jury indictment on charges stemming from the alleged harassment of several 911 dispatchers and the alleged exploitation of a minor.
Former Lake County undersheriff Fernando Mendoza was arrested Tuesday and is being held without bond.