MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Tyreke Evans had 23 points, including three free throws in the closing seconds, along with 10 assists to lift the Memphis Grizzlies over the New York Knicks 105-99. JaMychal Green added 18 points and 13 rebounds, while Dillon Brooks and Jarell Martin added 17 points each to help Memphis win its second straight. Kristaps Porzingis led the Knicks with 21 points, while Enes Kanter finished with 20.
NEW YORK (AP) - LaMarcus Aldridge scored 34 points, Patty Mills made seven 3-pointers and the San Antonio Spurs responded to the latest absence of Kawhi Leonard by beating the Brooklyn Nets 100-95. Mills finished with 25 points and combined with Aldridge on the most important play of the game, a three-point play for Aldridge with 53 seconds remaining on a pass from the reserve guard after the Nets had cut a 17-point deficit to three.
NEW YORK (AP) - The New York Jets have fired offensive coordinator John Morton after one season. Morton's offense finished ranked No. 28 overall. Quarterbacks coach Jeremy Bates is a candidate to be promoted by head coach Todd Bowles.
CINCINNATI (AP) - Kerem Kanter had 22 points and led a late run that swept No. 11 Xavier to an 88-82 victory over St. John's. It gave Chris Mack the Musketeers record for career coaching wins. Kanter had eight points and an emphatic block during a 17-2 run that kept Xavier unbeaten in 13 games at the Cintas Center this season.
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) - Jehyve Floyd had 18 points, nine rebounds and four blocks and Caleb Green scored 15 as Holy Cross beat Army 70-66. Army's Jordan Fox made a pair of free throws with 2:27 left before Jacob Grandison made back-to-back 3s in a 60-second span to give the Crusaders a 68-64 lead.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Isaiah Deas scored 15 points, including three 3-pointers, and grabbed eight rebounds and Tony Washington had 11 of his 14 points in the second half to help La Salle hold on for a 75-67 win over Fordham. Washington was 6-of-7 shooting and also had eight boards.
(AP) - Houston's Trevor Ariza and Gerald Green have both been suspended for two games for entering the Los Angeles Clippers' locker room after a game earlier this week. Ariza and Green went into the Clippers' locker room after a game Monday night in Los Angeles, one that was marred late by on-court chippiness. Ariza had been ejected from that game in the final moments, as was the Clippers' Blake Griffin.
NEW YORK (AP) - A slow free-agent market changed Jay Bruce's outlook a little bit before he returned to the New York Mets for a $39 million, three-year contract. His deal was the third-highest among free agents this offseason behind first baseman Carlos Santana's $60 million contract with Cleveland and close Wade Davis' $52 million agreement with Colorado, both for three-year terms.
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