The N.B.A. suspended Phoenix Suns forward P. J. Tucker for three games after his guilty plea to “super extreme” driving while intoxicated.
Candice Dupree scored 18 points as Phoenix beat the host Liberty, 76-64, giving the Mercury home-court advantage throughout the W.N.B.A. playoffs.
The sale, for a record $2 billion, came shortly after a California state court confirmed that Rochelle Sterling had the right to make the sale on behalf of her estranged husband, Donald Sterling.
Carmelo Anthony, who nearly jumped ship to join the Chicago Bulls in July, won’t have to wait long to see Derrick Rose, Joakim Noah and Tom Thibodeau again.