Miami Heat reserve guard Gerald Green was released from the hospital Saturday after a four-day stay for an undisclosed reason, according to WPLG, a Miami television station. The team declined comment on Green’s condition and status after Sunday’s game. He was taken to the hospital Wednesday after an incident outside his condo building. According to a 911 call obtained by TMZ, the caller said Green had passed out in the valet area outside the condo and was bleeding. TMZ also reported that multiple witnesses said Green was acting strangely in the lobby of the condo — screaming at the top of his lungs — and that it took several people, including emergency personnel, to restrain Green and get him on a stretcher and into an ambulance. The Miami Herald reported that Green was not arrested, according to Miami police, but that Miami-Dade Fire and Rescue requested assistance because of a “combative patient” at the address where Green lives. . . . Los Angeles Lakers coach Byron Scott says Kobe Bryant recently told him for the first time that this could be his last season. Scott says he was talking to Bryant, 37, about another subject he wouldn’t disclose when he said Bryant revealed that he might choose to retire next summer. Bryant indicated to reporters after Sunday’s game that he was still keeping all options open.
UConn women test rules
The University of Connecticut women’s basketball team used its final exhibition game to play with the rules, using the larger basketball used for men’s games, a 24-second shot clock, and the international 3-point line distance of 22 feet, 1 inch, back from 20 feet, 9 inches. The Huskies, who beat Vanguard University, 98-18, got a waiver from the NCAA to try a number of changes that also included a wider lane (16 feet rather than 12) and an eight-second backcourt clock. Two NCAA rules officials watched and planned to bring video of the game back to the rules committee for discussion.
Knox wins HSBC Champions
Russell Knox became the first player to win a World Golf Championship in his debut when he was flawless on the back nine at the HSBC Champions in Shanghai and closed with a 4-under-par 68 for a two-shot victory over Kevin Kisner . . . Sun-Ju Ahn won the Toto Japan Classic for her first LPGA Tour victory and 20th Japan LPGA title, beating Ji-Hee Lee and Angela Stanford with a birdie on the first hole of a playoff . . . Roberto Castro clung to a one-stroke lead in the rain-soaked Sanderson Farms Championship in Jackson, Miss., after playing the first six holes in the suspended third round in 2 over par. Play was suspended because of darkness and will resume Monday with the final round following immediately . . . Billy Andrade won the season-ending Charles Schwab Cup Championship in Scottsdale, Ariz., beating Champions Tour points winner Bernhard Langer with a birdie on the first hole of a playoff.
MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER
Red Bulls, Crew advance
Bradley Wright-Phillips scored two minutes into second-half injury time and the New York Red Bulls beat D.C. United, 1-0, in Harrison, N.J., to advance to the Eastern Conference final with a 2-0 aggregate-goal win in the two-leg series. The Red Bulls will face the Columbus Crew after Kei Kamara scored his second goal in the 111th minute to beat the visiting Montreal Impact, 3-1. Columbus took the series with a 4-3 aggregate-goal win and will host the first game of the two-leg final series . . . In the Western Conference, Walker Zimmerman forced extra time with a 91st-minute goal and scored the clinching penalty kick to help host FC Dallas reach the finals, advancing past Seattle in their two-game series. FC Dallas won, 4-2, on penalty kicks after three lead-changing goals in the final 10 minutes of regulation time and 30 scoreless minutes of extra time. The result after first 180 minutes of the two-leg series was a tie in both the aggregate score (3-3) and away goals (1-1).
Djokovic wins Paris Masters
Top-seeded Novak Djokovic beat second-seeded Andy Murray, 6-2, 6-4, to win the Paris Masters tennis title for the third straight year, extending his winning streak to 22 matches . . . Top-seeded Venus Williams beat Karolina Pliskova, 7-5, 7-6 (8-6), to win the WTA Elite Trophy in Zhuhai, China . . . Track and field, especially the Russians, will be attacked when a report by a World Anti-Doping Agency commission investigating allegations of blackmail and doping scams is revealed at a news conference Monday in Geneva. Sebastian Coe, president of the International Association of Athletics Federations, warned the sport faces a ‘‘long road to redemption.’’