Our coronavirus coverage is free for the first 24 hours. Find the latest information at Please consider subscribing or donating.

  1. Archive

McGrady stays hot for Magic

Scoring leader Tracy McGrady had 41 points, his sixth straight game with at least 30, as the Magic beat the SuperSonics 101-84 Tuesday night.

McGrady, who had 12 rebounds, broke Shaquille O'Neal's franchise record of five straight games with at least 30.

The combination of McGrady shooting 16-of-29 and his team going 11-of-22 from 3-point range helped snap Seattle's four-game winning streak.

Darrell Armstrong scored 19, shooting 5-of-7 from 3-point range.

After missing Sunday's game with a sore left ankle, Grant Hill returned for the Magic and had 10 points, 7 rebounds and 5 assists.

Seattle entered the game as the league's top shooting team from 3-point range, averaging 41.1 percent, but struggled from outside the arc, going 2-of-15.

HEAT 97, BUCKS 93: Eddie Jones scored 22 and rookie Caron Butler had a season-high 20 for visiting Miami.

BULLS: Forward Corie Blount was activated from the injured list and center Dalibor Bagaric was placed on it.

MAVERICKS: Backup center Evan Eschmeyer had surgery on his right knee and is expected to miss 4-6 weeks.

TIMBERWOLVES: Forward Joe Smith was activated and guard Wally Szczerbiak was placed on the injured list.

JORDAN LAWSUIT: The woman accused of extortion by Michael Jordan responded with her own lawsuit, saying he offered her $5-million to keep quiet about their relationship. Karla Knafel asked the court to force Jordan to pay her the money because he was in breach of contract.

WILLIAMS CASE: Sal DiFazio, the former agent for Jayson Williams, was indicted for illegally transferring ownership of a shotgun to the ex-basketball star, who is charged in a fatal shooting. The Browning 12-gauge shotgun is not the weapon involved in the Feb. 14 shooting death of Costas Christofi.

WNBA: The All-Star Game will be at Madison Square Garden on July 12 and televised by ABC.