International basketball

Mclaren driver Carlos Sainz of Spain pulls out of the pit lane during the Formula One pre-season testing session at the Barcelona Catalunya racetrack in Montmelo, outside Barcelona, Spain, Friday, Feb. 28, 2020. (AP Photo/Joan Monfort)
March 12, 2020 - 10:08 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the coronavirus outbreak's affect on sports around the globe (all times local): ___ 2:05 p.m. The Washington Wizards say players, coaches and basketball operations personnel are going to self-quarantine for the next three to four days. The Wizards played at the Utah Jazz...
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Mclaren driver Carlos Sainz of Spain pulls out of the pit lane during the Formula One pre-season testing session at the Barcelona Catalunya racetrack in Montmelo, outside Barcelona, Spain, Friday, Feb. 28, 2020. (AP Photo/Joan Monfort)
March 12, 2020 - 7:35 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the coronavirus outbreak's affect on sports around the globe (all times local): ___ 11:30 a.m. McLaren says it has withdrawn from the season-opening Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne after a team member tested positive for the coronavirus. The British-based team says...
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Real Madrid's Lucas Vazquez jumps for the ball against Betis' Alfonso Pedraza during La Liga soccer match between Betis and Real Madrid at the Benito Villamarin stadium in Seville, Spain, Sunday, March. 8, 2020. (AP Photo/Miguel Morenatti)
March 12, 2020 - 7:17 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the coronavirus outbreak's affect on sports around the globe (all times local): ___ 11:15 a.m. Real Madrid says its soccer and basketball teams have been put in quarantine after a basketball play for the club tested positive for the coronavirus. The Spanish club says the...
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Paris Saint Germain's Neymar, center, is pushed by Borussia Dortmund's Emre Can, left, during the Champions League round of 16 second leg soccer match between PSG and Borussia Dortmund, Wednesday March 11, 2020 in Paris. The match is being played in an empty stadium because of the coronavirus outbreak. (UEFA via AP)
March 12, 2020 - 7:05 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the coronavirus outbreak's affect on sports around the globe (all times local): ___ 11:05 a.m. German broadcaster Sky says it will show some Bundesliga soccer games on a free channel after spectators were barred from the stadiums. Sky will show four league games...
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FILE - In this Feb. 29, 2020, file photo, Tomoyuki Sugano of the Yomiuri Giants pitches with a backdrop of empty stands during play in a preseason baseball game between the Yomiuri Giants and the Yakult Swallows at Tokyo Dome in Tokyo. The tentacles of cancelling the Tokyo Olympics — or postponing or staging it in empty venues — would reach into every corner of the globe, much like the spreading virus that now imperils the opening ceremony on July 24. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, File)
March 12, 2020 - 7:00 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the coronavirus outbreak's affect on sports around the globe (all times local): ___ 11 a.m. South Korea’s professional baseball league says it will postpone the start of its season to mid-April because of the coronavirus outbreak. The Korea Baseball Organization says it...
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NBA referee Marc Davis leaves the court after the the NBA basketball game between the Sacramento Kings and the New Orleans Pelicans was postponed at the last minute in Sacramento, Calif., Wednesday, March 11, 2020. The postponement was due to what the league said was an "abundance of caution," because official Courtney Kirkland, who was scheduled to work the game, had worked the Utah Jazz game earlier in the week. A player for the Jazz tested positive for the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
March 12, 2020 - 6:34 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the coronavirus outbreak's affect on sports around the globe (all times local): ___ 10:30 a.m. The International Basketball Federation says it is suspending all competitions indefinitely from Friday. FIBA says the decision was made “in order to protect the health and...
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Tourists visit the Colosseum, in Rome, Saturday, March 7, 2020. With the coronavirus emergency deepening in Europe, Italy, a focal point in the contagion, risks falling back into recession as foreign tourists are spooked from visiting its cultural treasures and the global market shrinks for prized artisanal products, from fashion to design. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
March 07, 2020 - 6:48 pm
BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the coronavirus outbreak (all times local): 7:50 a.m. Nebraska officials are asking dozens of people who attended a Special Olympics basketball tournament last week in Fremont to self-quarantine after learning a woman infected with COVID-19 also attended the event. The...
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February 22, 2020 - 2:55 am
Bill Dennis remembers the stories his father-in-law Bill Wheatley would tell about playing in the 1936 Olympics. It was the first time basketball was a medal sport in the international event, and the United States won gold in Berlin. As team captain, Wheatley went up to the podium during the medal...
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NBA Commissioner Adam Silver unveils the NBA All-Star Game Kobe Bryant MVP Award during a news conference Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020, in Chicago. (AP Photo/David Banks)
February 15, 2020 - 8:58 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The NBA and USA Basketball are still considering playing in China later this year, though the complexities of both the political rift caused by a tweet last fall and the ongoing health concerns in the world’s most populous country are making those plans seem decidedly uncertain. NBA...
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Giannis Antetokounmpo, of the Milwaukee Bucks, speaks at the NBA All-Star basketball game media day, Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
February 15, 2020 - 4:13 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The NBA-backed Basketball Africa League on Saturday announced the 12 teams that will compete in the inaugural season. The clubs, from a dozen African nations, are: Groupement Sportif des Pétroliers (Algeria), Petro de Luanda (Angola), Forces Armées et Police (Cameroon), Zamalek (...
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