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Hawks make deal for Bibby

ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Hawks have agreed to acquire veteran point guard Mike Bibby from the Sacramento Kings.

Hawks owner Michael Gearon Jr. says the Hawks are to send four players to the Kings. Among them are 2007 first-round pick Shelden Williams and starting point guard Anthony Johnson.

The Hawks also would send guard Tyronn Lue and veteran forward-center Lorenzen Wright to the Kings.

Gearon says the deal is expected to be completed Saturday.

Bibby missed the start of the season with a thumb injury but is averaging 13.5 points and 5.0 assists in 15 games.

Presbyterian hits 22 3-pointers to beat Carver Bible Coll. 111-51

• COLLEGE BASKETBALL -- In Clinton, Josh Johnson had a career-high 24 points -- including six 3-pointers -- as Presbyterian hit a team-record 22 shots from long range in beating Carver Bible College 111-51.

The Blue Hose (5-23) had three players with six or more 3-pointers. Pat Kiscaden hit seven of 16 attempts from long range for 21 points, Pierre Miller hit six of seven for 18 points. Presbyterian's previous record for 3-pointers was 18 set against North Greenville in the 2002-03 season.

Al'lonzo Coleman also had 18 points for Presbyterian, but he didn't even try a 3-pointer. Bryan Bostic added 13 points and nine rebounds, while Travis Sligh had 10 points.

The Cougars (3-23) shot 31 percent and made just two of their 17 attempts from beyond the arc.

Justin Caston, Kent Dorsey and Chris Dudley each had 10 points for Carver.

• CYCLING -- In Palo, Alto, Calif., three days after his team was excluded from this year's Tour de France, Levi Leipheimer was still angry about the decision.

"What they've done is baffling," Leipheimer said Saturday on the eve of the third Amgen Tour of California. "The rules aren't the same for all the teams. They seem to make them up as they go along."

Last July, Leipheimer won the 19th stage and placed a career-best third in the Tour de France, 31 seconds behind teammate and champion Alberto Contador of Spain.

The 34-year-old Leipheimer will begin defense of his Tour of California title on Sunday when the field of 133 riders from 17 teams and more than 25 countries competes in a 2.1-mile prologue that ends at Stanford University.

The 666.8-mile, eight-stage event features 12 starting and finishing daily cities and ends Feb. 24 in Pasadena. Contador, Leipheimer and team director Johan Bruyneel left the winning Discovery Channel team after its sponsorship ended following the 2007 season and joined the squad sponsored by Astana.

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