Conviction for man who hit Jackson with car: A man who hit former Indiana Pacers guard Stephen Jackson with a car during a fight outside a strip club last fall was convicted in a ruling by a judge in Indianapolis. Deon Willford waived his right to a jury trial, allowing Marion Superior Court Judge Patricia Gifford to render a verdict. She found the 23-year-old man guilty of felony battery and failure to stop at a scene of an accident, a misdemeanor. He will be sentenced Feb.28. He faces two to eight years in prison for the felony and up to a year for the misdemeanor. Riley set to return to Heat: Pat Riley will resume coaching the Miami Heat following the All-Star break, an official within the NBA said. Riley left the team on Jan. 3 because of ongoing hip and knee problems, both which required surgery. He had a procedure to repair cartilage in his right knee on Jan. 5, then hip replacement surgery Jan. 11. Davis to undergo knee surgery: Golden State guard Baron Davis will undergo surgery on his left knee today, coach Don Nelson said. Foye cited for disorderly conduct: Minnesota Timberwolves rookie Randy Foye was cited for disorderly conduct after police found him in an SUV at a gas station while two of his family members fought outside. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! “Steve’s just not ready to play right now. He needs the recovery and rehab time,” coach Mike D’Antoni said in a statement. “He hasn’t recovered as quickly as we anticipated. Hopefully, he’ll be able to resume play after the All-Star break.” NBA commissioner David Stern will announce Nash’s replacement. Steve Nash withdrew from Sunday’s All-Star game because of lingering inflammation in his right shoulder. The league’s two-time defending MVP has missed the past 3 games because of the injury. The Phoenix Suns said Monday he won’t play at Seattle on Wednesday night, the club’s lastgame before the All-Star break. The decision means Nash will have had two weeks to rest and treat the shoulder before the Suns play their first post-All Star contest Feb. 20 against the Clippers at Staples Center.