The Washington Post
The NBA told its teams that it is going ahead with a plan in which players who are fully vaccinated against the coronavirus will not need to submit to regular testing.
Those who are unvaccinated will undergo rigorous testing — one test on practice or travel days and at least one on game days. Other provisions for the unvaccinated will include that they wear masks at team facilities and during travel. . . .
Forward Aaron Gordon, entering his eighth season, and the Denver Nuggets agreed on a four-year, $92 million contract extension. . . .
Gene Littles, a former coach of the Charlotte Hornets who was the all-time leading scorer in
High Point University men’s basketball history, died. He was 78.
The school said Littles died Sept. 9 but did not give a cause of death. . . .
Indiana Pacers backup point guard Edmond Sumner is out indefinitely with a torn left Achilles’ tendon. . . .
In the WNBA, Tiffany Hayes scored a season-high 31 points as and the Atlanta Dream beat the Indiana Fever, 85-78, in College Park, Ga.