Grizzlies say they’ll sit Conley, Gasol, Randolph at Wizards

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies say they will be without injured point guard Mike Conley against the Washington Wizards and also will rest Marc Gasol, Zach Randolph and Tony Allen. The Grizzlies announced the lineup changes several hours before playing at the Wizards on Thursday night. Memphis, second in the Western Conference standings, is[…]

Falcons sign Hankerson for depth at wide receiver

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons added depth at wide receiver on Wednesday by signing free agent Leonard Hankerson, who fought two serious injuries in his four seasons with the Washington Redskins. Hankerson hurt his left knee late in the 2013 season and due to the extended recovery played in only one game in 2014.[…]

Wide receiver Torrey Smith signs five-year deal with 49ers

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Free agent wide receiver Torrey Smith has finalized his new five-year contract with the San Francisco 49ers. The deal includes $22 million in guaranteed money and could be worth as much as $40 million, a person with direct knowledge of the contract said, speaking on condition of anonymity because details[…]

Middleton scores 30 points, Bucks hold off Wizards 91-85

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Khris Middleton scored 30 points and hit a key 3-pointer from the corner with 40.8 seconds left, and the Milwaukee Bucks snapped a four-game losing streak with a 91-85 victory over the Washington Wizards on Saturday night. Middleton had missed a 3 but the offensive rebound was tracked down by center Zaza[…]