The Washington Post

PRO BASKETBALL

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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.

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