(Undated) — Here is the latest sports news: Ariza, Green suspended for Rockets-Clippers incident. Spurs’ Leonard to miss more time. Jets and Steelers shaking up offensive staffs. Pats’ Brady limited in practice yesterday. Alabama ends Auburn winning streak.

>>Ariza, Green Suspended For Entering Clippers’ Locker Room

(New York, NY) — The Houston Rockets are losing a pair of players to suspension following an altercation in Los Angeles. Trevor Ariza and Gerald Green are being suspended two games each for entering the Clippers’ locker room following Houston’s 113-102 loss on Monday. Ariza, Green, Chris Paul and James Harden went to the LA locker room to reportedly confront LA’s Austin Rivers and Blake Griffin.

>>Spurs’ Leonard Out Indefinitely

(Brooklyn, NY) — It doesn’t sound like the Spurs are getting star Kawhi [[ kah-WHY ]] Leonard back anytime soon. San Antonio announced on Wednesday the small forward will be out indefinitely due to his right quadriceps tendinopathy. Leonard is currently going through a rehabilitation process. Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich said Leonard will return this season.

>>Jets, Steelers Both Fire Offensive Coordinators

(Undated) — The Jets and Steelers are both shaking up their coaching staffs. New York fired offensive coordinator John Morton after only one season on the job. Jets head coach Todd Bowles will now be looking for his third OC in three seasons. One possibility is Todd Haley. Pittsburgh won’t be renewing Todd Haley’s contract. He had been their offensive coordinator since 2012.

>>Pats’ Brady Limited In Practice

(Foxboro, MA) — The Patriots listed quarterback Tom Brady as limited for Wednesday’s practice. The designation stated Brady is dealing with a right hand injury. He did not speak with the media after practice as he was scheduled to. The “Boston Herald” reports the injury happened when Brady ran into a teammate and hit his hand. X-rays showed no structural damage.

>>Alabama Tops Number-20 Auburn

(Tuscaloosa, AL) — Number-20 Auburn saw its 14-game win streak come to an end with a 76-71 loss to rival Alabama in Tuscaloosa. John Petty hit eight threes on his way to 27 points for the Crimson Tide, who are 12-and-6 overall and 4-and-2 in the SEC. The Tigers were outscored by eight in the second half and fell to 16-and-2 and 4-and-1. ‘Bama did not have star freshman point guard Collin Sexton due to injury.


Charlotte Hornets 133, Washington Wizards 109
Toronto Raptors 96, Detroit Pistons 91
San Antonio Spurs 100, Brooklyn Nets 95
Atlanta Hawks 94, New Orleans Pelicans 93
Memphis Grizzlies 105, New York Knicks 99
Oklahoma City Thunder 114, Los Angeles Lakers 90
Miami Heat 106, Milwaukee Bucks 101
Golden State Warriors 119, Chicago Bulls 112
Utah Jazz 120, Sacramento Kings 105
LA Clippers 109, Denver Nuggets 104

Boston Bruins 4, Montreal Canadiens 1
Anaheim Ducks 5, Pittsburgh Penguins 3

Top-25 College Basketball (“USA Today” Coaches’ Poll)
#1 Villanova Wildcats 88, Georgetown Hoyas 56
SMU Mustangs 83, #4 Wichita State Shockers 78
Texas Longhorns 67, #8 Texas Tech Red Raiders 58
#12 Xavier Musketeers 88, St. John’s Red Storm 82
Stanford Cardinal 86, #14 (tie) Arizona State Sun Devils 77
#17 Arizona Wildcats 79, California Golden Bears 58
Creighton Bluejays 80, #19 Seton Hall Pirates 63
Alabama Crimson Tide 76, #20 Auburn Tigers 71
Missouri Tigers 59, #21 Tennessee Volunteers 55
#22 Ohio State Buckeyes 71, Northwestern Wildcats 65
#25 TCU Horned Frogs 96, Iowa State Cyclones 73

>>THURSDAY’S SCHEDULE (All times are Eastern)

7:00 p.m. – Orlando Magic at Cleveland Cavaliers
7:00 p.m. – Philadelphia 76ers at Boston Celtics
9:30 p.m. – Minnesota Timberwolves at Houston Rockets
10:00 p.m. – Indiana Pacers at Portland Trail Blazers

7:00 p.m. – Dallas Stars at Columbus Blue Jackets
7:00 p.m. – Toronto Maple Leafs at Philadelphia Flyers
7:00 p.m. – Boston Bruins at New York Islanders
7:00 p.m. – Washington Capitals at New Jersey Devils
7:30 p.m. – Vegas Golden Knights at Tampa Bay Lightning
7:30 p.m. – St. Louis Blues at Ottawa Senators
7:30 p.m. – Buffalo Sabres at New York Rangers
8:00 p.m. – Arizona Coyotes at Nashville Predators
9:00 p.m. – San Jose Sharks at Colorado Avalanche
10:00 p.m. – Pittsburgh Penguins at Los Angeles Kings

Top-25 College Basketball (“USA Today” Coaches’ Poll)
8:00 p.m. – #2 Virginia Cavaliers at Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
9:00 p.m. – #13 Gonzaga Bulldogs host Saint Mary’s Gaels
9:00 p.m. – #24 Michigan Wolverines at Nebraska Cornhuskers

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