NCAA BASKETBALL

James’ season-high 39 points lead Lakers by Spurs, 143-138

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — LeBron James scored a season-high 39 points and grabbed 11 rebounds as the Los Angeles Lakers escaped with a 143-138 victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Saturday night. San Antonio has lost eight straight, tied for the fourth-longest skid in franchise history. James matched a career high with seven 3-pointers. …

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Jaz Shelley scores 14 straight points in Nebraska’s overtime win over Mississippi State

Jaz Shelley added another indelible moment to her basketball career at Nebraska. The junior guard scored 14 straight points in a little more than two overtime minutes to propel NU to its best win of the year, 73-65 over Mississippi State. Shelley finished with 32 points — in part on 7-of-12 shooting from 3-point range …

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Fantasy Basketball Waiver Wire – Options for an Injury-Riddled Week 7

Hello all, welcome back. I hope you had a great Thanksgiving (or a super swell Thursday, for our non-American readers). I bet I know one thing you’re not thankful for – the absurd rash of injuries that tore through the NBA last week. While we lucked out and got Ja Morant back after just one …

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NBA Fantasy Waiver Wire – Add These Stat Stuffers

Despite Thanksgiving being in our rearview mirror, stuffing is still on the menu. Specifically, it’s time to serve up some “stat stuffers” still available in most Yahoo leagues and can help fantasy basketball managers in specific categories. Rebounds John ConcharMemphis Grizzlies (57 percent available) Konchar is one of the best rebounding guards in the league. …

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Fantasy Basketball – Thanksgiving Weekend Waiver Wire Adds

The waiver wire remains ripe for the picking, which fantasy basketball managers ought to be grateful for. Several recently recommended players are still widely available. However, rather than reiterating the case for players I’ve already suggested over the first several weeks of the season, this week’s column focuses on several short-term streaming options and long-term …

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