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Repeal of Bathroom Law Could Be Boon for North Carolina Sports Fans

The law, which curbed protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, had led sports organizations such as the N.C.A.A. to cancel events in the state.

Warriors 110, Spurs 98: Warriors Erase 22-Point Deficit to Beat Spurs

Stephen Curry had 29 points as Golden State earned its first win over San Antonio this season.

Joakim Noah Is Cleared to Play, So He’ll Sit Out the Season

The underachieving Knicks center will begin his suspension for taking a performance-enhancing substance by missing the final eight games of the season.

Steve Kerr Wins 200 Games Faster Than Any Other N.B.A. Coach

The Warriors’ coach reached the milestone in 238 games, 32 games fewer than Phil Jackson did with the Chicago Bulls.

When Joakim Noah’s Suspension Begins Is Still Uncertain

Noah, a Knicks center, received a 20-game penalty for taking a banned performance-enhancing drug. But knee surgery made it unclear when he can return to serve it.

Cavs’ Terrible Defense Costs Them Top Spot in East

Cleveland is 6-9 in March, but Coach Tyronn Lue has insisted that the team has a plan to fix its defense and rebounding when the playoffs come around.

The N.B.A.’s Best Games to Watch as the Playoff Races Tighten

Cleveland is at San Antonio on Monday, Golden State is at Houston on Tuesday and Golden State is at San Antonio on Wednesday.

Spurs 103, Cavaliers 74: LeBron James Leaves With Injury as Cavaliers Lose Top Spot in East

James left the game after being elbowed in the back in the third quarter, and the Cavaliers slipped behind the Boston Celtics in the Eastern Conference.

Only Ambiguity Remaining for the Knicks Is Where They Go From Here

An 0-4 trip in which Carmelo Anthony didn’t play the final two games extinguished their faint playoff hopes. The long-term view is the team’s only concern.

Knicks’ Joakim Noah Suspended for Failing a Doping Test

Noah, who has been sidelined with a knee injury, was suspended for 20 games, starting with the first game he is physically able to play.

Devin Booker Scores 70 Against Celtics, but Suns Still Lose

Booker, 20, became the sixth player in N.B.A. history to reach that total.

Starting for Oregon, Three Freshmen Who Don’t Play Like It

The Ducks women’s basketball team, which has reached its first N.C.A.A. tournament round of 16, has many parallels with Maryland, its opponent Saturday.

Trail Blazers 110, Knicks 95: With Three Rookies in the Starting Lineup, the Knicks Fall to the Blazers

Ron Baker, Mindaugas Kuzminskas and Willy Hernangomez started for the Knicks, who played without Carmelo Anthony and Derrick Rose.

UConn’s Recipe for Success Is to Run, Run and Run Some More

The most dominant team in women’s basketball places a premium on rigorous workouts, nutrition and intense practices meant to simulate game conditions.

Keeping Score: Resting Stars May Dim N.B.A.’s Marquee, but It Helps the Players

A mass benching helped the Warriors shake off a losing streak, and many credit Gregg Popovich’s strategy of holding out Tim Duncan with extending his career.

Signs of a Ball Hawk: Fast Hands and Gruesome Fingers

The Clippers guard Chris Paul has paid a price — multiple injuries to his fingers — for collecting more steals than any other active N.B.A. player.

After Serge Ibaka and Robin Lopez Are Ejected, Raptors Rally Past Bulls

Ibaka and Lopez were ejected from the game after exchanging punches near the basket, and Toronto proceeded to come back from a 16-point deficit.

Jerry Krause, Who Gave Michael Jordan His Supporting Cast, Dies at 77

The former Bulls general manager orchestrated the team’s dynasty of the 1990s, assembling the rosters that Jordan led to six N.B.A. championships.

Canvassing Basketball Coaches About Job Moves as Seats Open Up at Colleges

With the coming of Spring, colleges have begun to seek coaches who can lead a basketball team to a championship.

Carmelo Anthony Praises Los Angeles, Sounding Less Like a Knick for Life

Anthony, who has been linked to the Clippers in trade rumors, said he admired players who stayed with one team, “but a lot of things have to fall into place.”

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