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Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal (3) collides with Indiana Pacers guard C.J. Miles (0) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, March 25, 2015, in Washington. Beal left the game with a right ankle sprain. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Bradley Beal leaves game because of sprained right ankle

- The Washington Times

Going full speed late in the first quarter, Bradley Beal slipped, twisted his right ankle and went to the ground. The Wizards, sufferers of multiple layers of misery in the second half of the season, watched Beal limp off the court.

Washington Wizards guard John Wall, left, and forward Drew Gooden sit on the bench during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Golden State Warriors in Oakland, Calif., Monday, March 23, 2015. The Warriors won 107-76. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Warriors smother Wizards in third quarter en route to victory

- Associated Press

Bradley Beal scored 12 points, and John Wall finished with 11 points, five assists and five rebounds for the Wizards, who have lost their last three games. Washington, which shot 33.3 percent, was held to a season low in points.

Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, right, sits with V. Stiviano as they watch the Clippers play the Los Angeles Lakers during an NBA preseason basketball game in Los Angeles in this Dec. 19, 2011, file photo. Sterling's wife, Shelly Sterling, is going after the $2.5 million in real estate and cars her husband lavished on V. Stiviano in a trial scheduled to begin Wednesday, March 25, 2015, in Los Angeles Superior Court. (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok, File)

Donald Sterling’s wife, girlfriend to face off over money

- Associated Press

The woman who was dating Donald Sterling when she recorded him making racially insensitive remarks that cost him ownership of the Los Angeles Clippers faces a fight with his estranged wife that could cost her the fortune he gave her.

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Utah Jazz guard Dante Exum (11) drives against Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard during the first quarter in an NBA basketball game Wednesday, March 25, 2015, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Blazers use 10-point comeback to beat Jazz 92-89

- Associated Press

Damian Lillard refused to let the reeling Trail Blazers lose their sixth consecutive game Wednesday night. Portland was on the verge of exactly that, trailing by 10 points in the fourth quarter, when the third-year point guard from nearby Weber State decided to attack the basket again and again and again.

New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis (23) is blocked by Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard during  the first half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Wednesday, March 25, 2015. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

Howard returns, Rockets beat Pelicans 95-93

- Associated Press

Dwight Howard corralled a no-look pass from James Harden along the baseline and went up quickly for a forceful one-handed stuff.

Temple's Jesse Morgan, left, goes up for a basket in front Louisiana Tech's Qiydar Davis, right, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the National Invitation Tournament, Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at the Liacouras Center in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/The Philadelphia Inquirer, Charles Fox)  PHIX OUT; TV OUT; MAGS OUT; NEWARK OUT

Temple moves on to NIT semifinals

- Associated Press

The students chanted "M-S-G!" and Frank Sinatra's "New York, New York" blared from the loudspeakers after Temple's victory over Louisiana Tech in the NIT quarterfinals.

La.-Monroe beats Vermont to reach CBI title series

Associated Press

Tylor Ongwae and Majok Deng each scored 22 points and Louisiana-Monroe beat Vermont 71-65 on Wednesday night to advance to the College Basketball Invitational championship series.

NBA Capsules

- Associated Press

Kyrie Irving scored 24 points, Kevin Love added 22 points and 10 rebounds, and the Cleveland Cavaliers rolled to a 111-89 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday night.

Philadelphia 76ers forward Furkan Aldemir, center, of Turkey, pulls down a rebound between Denver Nuggets guard Randy Foye, left, and forward Wilson Chandler in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, March 25, 2015, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Covington scores 25 points, 76ers beat Nuggets 99-85

Associated Press

The Philadelphia 76ers are poised for another high pick in the NBA draft. Meanwhile, the young players already on the roster are showing the future is bright for the struggling franchise.

Rockets' Howard returns vs. Pelicans

Associated Press

Houston's Dwight Howard has returned from a 26-game absence, starting Wednesday night against the New Orleans Pelicans.