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College sports already adapting to new NCAA transfer rules

- Associated Press

The NCAA made it official Thursday, announcing the Division I Council had voted to approve a plan that will allow all college athletes to transfer one time as an undergraduate without having to sit out a season.

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Sacramento Kings guard Delon Wright, center, battles Dallas Mavericks guard Jalen Brunson, left, and forward Tim Hardaway Jr. (11) for a loose ball during the half of a NBA basketball game, Sunday, April 18, 2021, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)

Kings snap 9-game losing streak, beat Mavericks 121-107

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De’Aaron Fox scored 30 points, Harrison Barnes added 24 and Terence Davis II 23 as the Sacramento Kings snapped a nine-game losing streak with a 121-107 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Sunday night.

Charlotte Hornets guard Terry Rozier drives past Portland Trail Blazers forward Norman Powell during the second half in an NBA basketball game on Sunday, April 18, 2021, in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

Rozier, Hornets snap 4-game skid, beat Blazers 109-101

- Associated Press

Terry Rozier told coach James Borrego before Sunday night's game that the Charlotte Hornets needed a win over Portland, and that he was available to play extra minutes, if needed.

Miami Heat center Dewayne Dedmon (21) passes the ball past Brooklyn Nets forward Alize Johnson (24) and guard Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot (9) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, April 18, 2021, in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Bam! Adebayo's jumper lifts Heat past Nets, 109-107

- Associated Press

Bam Adebayo was supposed to call timeout. He had another idea. This was the scenario that he had envisioned in his mind so many times, game tied, crowd on its feet, ball in his hands, final seconds ticking away.

AP Sportlight

- Associated Press

April 19

San Antonio Spurs guard Lonnie Walker IV (1) shoots next to Phoenix Suns center Deandre Ayton during the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, April 17, 2021, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

Spurs win 111-85, stop Suns' 10-game home winning streak

- Associated Press

Rudy Gay scored 19 points, Drew Eubanks added 13 points and 13 rebounds in his first start of the season and the short-handed San Antonio Spurs had a surprisingly dominant 111-85 win over the Phoenix Suns on Saturday night.

Boston Celtics' Jayson Tatum (0) and Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry (30) talk following an NBA basketball game, Saturday, April 17, 2021, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Tatum has 44, Celtics edge Warriors despite Curry's 47

- Associated Press

Jayson Tatum scored 44 points to win a shootout with Stephen Curry, who had 47, and Kemba Walker made a 3-pointer with 24 seconds left to lead the Boston Celtics to their sixth straight win, 119-114 over the Golden State Warriors on Saturday night.

Chicago Bulls center Nikola Vucevic, right, drives to the basket against Cleveland Cavaliers center Isaiah Hartenstein during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Chicago, Saturday, April 17, 2021. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Bulls beat Cavs 106-96 to snap five-game skid

- Associated Press

Nikola Vucevic scored 25 points, Lauri Markkanen added 16 off the bench and the Chicago Bulls beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 106-96 on Saturday night to snap a five-game losing streak.

Utah Jazz forward Georges Niang, left, shoots as Los Angeles Lakers forward Kyle Kuzma defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, April 17, 2021, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Lakers hold off NBA-leading Jazz 127-115 in OT

- Associated Press

Dennis Schröder hit the tying basket to force overtime and finished with 25 points, and the Los Angeles Lakers held off the Utah Jazz 127-115 on Saturday in a game between short-handed teams.

AP Sportlight

- Associated Press

April 18