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» Saturday, March 25, 2017

NBA notebook: Knicks’ Noah suspended 20 games

New York Knicks center Joakim Noah was suspended 20 games for violating the NBA's anti-drug policy, the league announced Saturday.


Knicks’ Noah suspended 20 games for banned supplement

New York Knicks center Joakim Noah was suspended 20 games for violating the NBA's anti-drug policy, the league announced Saturday.


G Felder recalled by Cavaliers

The Cleveland Cavaliers recalled guard Kay Felder from the Canton Charge of the NBA Development League on Saturday.


Knicks’ Noah suspended 20 game for banned supplement

New York Knicks center Joakim Noah was suspended 20 games for violating the NBA's anti-drug policy, the league announced Saturday.


Nets sign G Goodwin to second 10-day contract

The Brooklyn Nets signed guard Archie Goodwin to a second 10-day contract on Saturday.


Knicks’ Noah suspended 20 game for banned supplement

New York Knicks center Joakim Noah was suspended 20 games for violating the NBA's anti-drug policy, the league announced Saturday.


NBA roundup: Booker scores 70, but Suns lose

BOSTON -- Devin Booker erupted for an NBA season-high 70 points, the most points ever scored in a game against the Boston Celtics, but it wasn't nearly enough for his Phoenix Suns on Friday night.


Cavs’ James suffers corneal abrasion

Cleveland star LeBron James suffered a corneal abrasion of his right eye during the second half of the Cavaliers' 112-105 win over the Charlotte Hornets on Friday.


» Friday, March 24, 2017

NBA roundup: Booker scores 70, but Suns lose

BOSTON -- Devin Booker erupted for an NBA season-high 70 points, the most points ever scored in a game against the Boston Celtics, but it wasn't nearly enough for his Phoenix Suns on Friday night.


76ers’ Embiid has meniscus surgery on left knee

CHICAGO - Philadelphia 76ers rookie center Joel Embiid underwent surgery Friday to repair a torn meniscus in his left knee.


NBA roundup: Mavs pull out late win over Clippers

DALLAS -- Mavericks forward Harrison Barnes buried the go-ahead jumper and made a big steal with 3.9 seconds to go to give Dallas a 97-95 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Thursday.


» Thursday, March 23, 2017

Cavaliers recall C Sanders

Center Larry Sanders was recalled on Thursday by the Cleveland Cavaliers from the Canton Charge of the NBA Development League.


NBA roundup: Westbrook posts 35th triple-double

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Russell Westbrook recorded his 35th triple-double of the season to lead the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 122-97 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday.


» Wednesday, March 22, 2017

NBA roundup: Westbrook posts 35th triple-double

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Russell Westbrook recorded his 35th triple-double of the season to lead the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 122-97 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday.


NBA roundup: Westbrook posts 35th triple-double

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Russell Westbrook recorded his 35th triple-double of the season to lead the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 122-97 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday.


76ers’ Embiid to undergo knee surgery

Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid, already ruled out for the season, will undergo surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his left knee.


Bulls’ Lopez, Raptors’ Ibaka suspended 1 game

Chicago Bulls center Robin Lopez and Toronto forward Serge Ibaka each have been suspended one game for their roles in a fight during the Raptors' 122-120 overtime victory on Tuesday.


76ers Embiid to undergo knee surgery

Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid, already ruled out for the season, will undergo surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his left knee.


NBA notebook: Bulls’ Lopez, Raptors’ Ibaka suspended

Chicago Bulls center Robin Lopez and Toronto forward Serge Ibaka each have been suspended one game for their roles in a fight during the Raptors' 122-120 overtime victory on Tuesday.


Bulls recall G Payne from D-League

The Chicago Bulls on Wednesday recalled guard Cameron Payne from the Windy City Bulls of the NBA Development League.


Nuggets assign rookie G Beasley to Sioux Falls

The Denver Nuggets assigned rookie guard Malik Beasley to the Sioux Falls Skyforce of the NBA Development League on Wednesday.


Cavaliers send G Felder to D-League

The Cleveland Cavaliers assigned guard Kay Felder to the Canton Charge of the NBA Development League on Wednesday.


Bulls’ Lopez, Raptors’ Ibaka suspended 1 game

Chicago Bulls center Robin Lopez and Toronto forward Serge Ibaka each have been suspended one game for their roles in a fight during the Raptors' 122-120 overtime victory on Tuesday.


Warriors’ Kerr not resting case on sitting stars

Resting superstars might not be an issue if the NBA was willing to shorten the 82-game regular season.


NBA roundup: One Lopez beats buzzer, the other brawls

NEW YORK -- Brook Lopez capped a 29-point showing with a buzzer-beating jumper to give the Brooklyn Nets a dramatic 98-96 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Tuesday night.


» Tuesday, March 21, 2017

NBA roundup: One Lopez beats buzzer, the other brawls

NEW YORK -- Brook Lopez capped a 29-point showing with a buzzer-beating jumper to give the Brooklyn Nets a dramatic 98-96 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Tuesday night.


Lopez, Ibaka ejected for fighting in Bulls-Raptors tilt

TORONTO -- Robin Lopez of the Chicago Bulls and Serge Ibaka of the Toronto Raptors were ejected for fighting during the third quarter Tuesday night at the Air Canada Center.


Former Bulls GM Jerry Krause dies at 77

Jerry Krause, who orchestrated the Chicago Bulls' dominant run in the 1990s, died at the age of 77 on Tuesday.


76ers’ Splitter continues rehab, assigned to Delaware 87ers

The Philadelphia 76ers assigned forward Tiago Splitter to the Delaware 87ers of the NBA Development League on Tuesday.


NBA roundup: Rockets win on Harden’s late shot

HOUSTON -- James Harden converted a coast-to-coast layup with 2.4 seconds remaining to cap a wild fourth quarter and give the Houston Rockets a 125-124 win over the Denver Nuggets on Monday night at Toyota Center.


Silver: Owners must address issue of resting players

Fans and the NBA's television partners are voicing displeasure at teams' practice of resting star players, and commissioner Adam Silver responded Monday by sending a memo to team owners in which called the sitting of marquee players "an extremely significant issue for our league."


NBA roundup: Rockets win on Harden’s late shot

HOUSTON -- James Harden converted a coast-to-coast layup with 2.4 seconds remaining to cap a wild fourth quarter and give the Houston Rockets a 125-124 win over the Denver Nuggets on Monday night at Toyota Center.


» Monday, March 20, 2017

NBA roundup: Rockets win on Harden’s late shot

HOUSTON -- James Harden converted a coast-to-coast layup with 2.4 seconds remaining to cap a wild fourth quarter and give the Houston Rockets a 125-124 win over the Denver Nuggets on Monday night at Toyota Center.


Okafor ruled out against Magic

Philadelphia 76ers center Jahlil Okafor has been ruled out of Monday's game against the Orlando Magic because of soreness in his right knee.


Timberwolves sign F Casspi

The Minnesota Timberwolves signed free agent forward Omri Casspi to a contract on Monday.


NBA roundup: Irving, Cavs clobber Lakers

LOS ANGELES -- Kyrie Irving scored 46 points, and the Cleveland Cavaliers used a fourth-quarter rally to knock off the Los Angeles Lakers 125-120 on Sunday.


» Sunday, March 19, 2017

NBA roundup: 76ers’ comeback sinks Celtics

PHILADELPHIA -- Dario Saric scored 23 points and Robert Covington nailed a go-ahead 3-pointer with 3:41 left as the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Boston Celtics 105-99 on Sunday afternoon.


NBA roundup: 76ers’ comeback sinks Celtics

PHILADELPHIA -- Dario Saric scored 23 points and Robert Covington nailed a go-ahead 3-pointer with 3:41 left as the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Boston Celtics 105-99 on Sunday afternoon.


NBA roundup: 76ers’ comeback sinks Celtics

PHILADELPHIA -- Dario Saric scored 23 points and Robert Covington nailed a go-ahead 3-pointer with 3:41 left as the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Boston Celtics 105-99 on Sunday afternoon.


Wolves set to sign F Casspi

The Minnesota Timberwolves agreed to terms on Sunday with free agent forward Omri Casspi, according to multiple reports.


Bazemore, Millsap to miss at least two games for Hawks

The Atlanta Hawks will be without guard Kent Bazemore and forward Paul Millsap for at least the next two games.


NBA notebook: Bazemore, Millsap to miss time with Hawks

The Atlanta Hawks will be without guard Kent Bazemore and forward Paul Millsap for at least the next two games.


NBA roundup: 76ers’ comeback sinks Celtics

PHILADELPHIA -- Dario Saric scored 23 points and Robert Covington nailed a go-ahead 3-pointer with 3:41 left as the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Boston Celtics 105-99 on Sunday afternoon.


Bazemore, Millsap to miss at least two games for Hawks

The Atlanta Hawks will be without guard Kent Bazemore and forward Paul Millsap for at least the next two games.


Bucks C Monroe, two Lakers fined for incident

The NBA on Sunday fined Milwaukee Bucks center Greg Monroe $35,000 for shoving Los Angeles Lakers guard Nick Young above the shoulders in a game last week.


Grizzlies’ Parsons (knee) expected to miss rest of season

Memphis Grizzlies small forward Chandler Parsons will undergo left knee surgery on Monday and is expected to miss the rest of the season.


Suns sign Eddie to 10-day deal

The Phoenix Suns signed forward Jarell Eddie to a 10-day contract on Sunday.


Nets’ Lin leaves game with sprained ankle

Brooklyn Nets guard Jeremy Lin exited Sunday's game against the Dallas Mavericks with a sprained right ankle.


Hornets sign G Weber

The Charlotte Hornets signed guard Briante Weber to a multi-year contract on Sunday.


Report: Timberwolves won’t re-sign Stephenson

Lance Stephenson's brief tenure with the Minnesota Timberwolves is coming to an end.


NBA roundup: With stars sitting, Cavaliers lose by 30

LOS ANGELES -- With the Cleveland Cavaliers playing without their Big Three of LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love, the Los Angeles Clippers took advantage.


NBA roundup: With stars sitting, Cavaliers lose by 30

LOS ANGELES -- With the Cleveland Cavaliers playing without their Big Three of LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love, the Los Angeles Clippers took advantage.


» Saturday, March 18, 2017

NBA roundup: Trail Blazers finally beat Hawks

ATLANTA -- The Portland Trail Blazers snapped a five-game losing streak to the Atlanta Hawks on Saturday night as they continued their quest to overtake the Denver Nuggets for the final playoff spot in the Western Conference.


Cavaliers sitting James, Irving, Love versus Clippers

For the second week in a row, the NBA's nationally televised Saturday primetime game will be missing some big names as prominent teams look towards playoff games in May and June.


Grizzlies sign G/F Selden, waive G Douglas

The Memphis Grizzlies signed guard/forward Wayne Selden Jr. for a remainder of the season to a multi-year contract and waived guard Toney Douglas, the team announced Saturday.


NBA roundup: Wall’s 20 assists carry Wizards

WASHINGTON -- John Wall set a career high with 20 assists and Bradley Beal scored 24 points as the Washington Wizards rebounded from a rare home loss with a 112-107 win over the Chicago Bulls on Friday night.


» Friday, March 17, 2017

NBA roundup: Wall’s 20 assists carry Wizards

WASHINGTON -- John Wall set a career high with 20 assists and Bradley Beal scored 24 points as the Washington Wizards rebounded from a rare home loss with a 112-107 win over the Chicago Bulls on Friday night.


Heat G Waiters injures ankle vs. Timberwolves

MIAMI -- The Miami Heat lost starting shooting guard Dion Waiters to a left ankle injury in the second quarter of Friday night's game against the Minnesota Timberwolves


Pelicans C Cousins ruled out vs. Rockets

New Orleans Pelicans' All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins will sit out Friday's game against the Houston Rockets due to left knee soreness and a right rib contusion.


NBA roundup: Westbrook records 34th triple-double

TORONTO -- Russell Westbrook posted his 34th triple-double of the season with 24 points, 16 assists and 10 rebounds, and the Oklahoma City Thunder defeated the Toronto Raptors 123-102 on Thursday night.


» Thursday, March 16, 2017

NBA roundup: Westbrook records 34th triple-double

TORONTO -- Russell Westbrook posted his 34th triple-double of the season with 24 points, 16 assists and 10 rebounds, and the Oklahoma City Thunder defeated the Toronto Raptors 123-102 on Thursday night.


NBA roundup: Westbrook records 34th triple-double

TORONTO -- Russell Westbrook posted his 34th triple-double of the season with 24 points, 16 assists and 10 rebounds, and the Oklahoma City Thunder defeated the Toronto Raptors 123-102 on Thursday night.


Timberwolves F Bjelica out for season with foot injury

Minnesota Timberwolves forward Nemanja Bjelica will miss the rest of the season with an injured left foot.


NBA notebook: Bulls’ Wade out for rest of season

Chicago Bulls guard Dwyane Wade will miss the remainder of the season with a fractured right elbow, the team announced.


Cavs’ Love returns after 13-game injury absence

CLEVELAND -- Cleveland Cavaliers All-Star forward Kevin Love will play and start Thursday night against the Utah Jazz after missing the last 13 games following knee surgery.


Celtics’ Thomas will miss two games

Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas has been ruled out of both contests on the team's two-game road trip this weekend due to a right knee bone bruise, the team announced on Thursday.


Hornets sign F O’Bryant

The Charlotte Hornets signed forward Johnny O'Bryant to a multi-year contract, the team announced Thursday.


Suns G Bledsoe (knee) shut down for season

Phoenix Suns point guard Eric Bledsoe will miss the rest of the season due to knee soreness.


Bulls G Wade out for season with elbow injury

Chicago Bulls guard Dwyane Wade will miss the remainder of the season with a fractured right elbow, the team announced on Thursday.


NBA roundup: Celtics continue mastery of Timberwolves

BOSTON -- The Boston Celtics continued their mastery of the Timberwolves, overcoming a 10-point first-half deficit and cruising to a 117-104 victory over Minnesota on Wednesday night.


NBA roundup: Celtics continue mastery of Timberwolves

BOSTON -- The Boston Celtics continued their mastery of the Timberwolves, overcoming a 10-point first-half deficit and cruising to a 117-104 victory over Minnesota on Wednesday night.


» Wednesday, March 15, 2017

NBA notebook: Spurs’ Aldridge cleared after heart issue

San Antonio Spurs forward LaMarcus Aldridge was cleared to resume all basketball activities after missing two games because of a minor heart arrhythmia.


Spurs’ Aldridge cleared to play after heart issue

San Antonio Spurs forward LaMarcus Aldridge was cleared to resume all basketball activities after missing two games because of a minor heart arrhythmia.


Nets sign G Goodwin to 10-day contract

The Brooklyn Nets signed free agent guard Archie Goodwin to a 10-day contract on Wednesday.


Cavs expect Love to return on upcoming road trip

The Cleveland Cavaliers anticipate Kevin Love to return on the team's upcoming four-game road trip after the All-Star power forward was cleared for contact work.


Lakers shut down healthy Deng, Mozgov

The Los Angeles Lakers plan to shut down veterans Luol Deng and Timofey Mozgov for the rest of the season to give more playing time to their younger players.


Grizzlies assign C Davis to D-League

The Memphis Grizzlies assigned center Deyonta Davis to the Iowa Energy of the NBA Development League on Wednesday.


NBA roundup: James (triple-double) leads Cavaliers

CLEVELAND -- LeBron James remained on his triple-double craze and helped lead the Cleveland Cavaliers to an easy 128-96 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Tuesday night.


» Tuesday, March 14, 2017

NBA roundup: James (triple-double) leads Cavaliers

CLEVELAND -- LeBron James remained on his triple-double craze and helped lead the Cleveland Cavaliers to an easy 128-96 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Tuesday night.


NBA roundup: Spurs win, tie Warriors for best record

SAN ANTONIO -- Kawhi Leonard poured in 31 points to lead four teammates in double-figure scoring as the San Antonio Spurs played through a season-high 23 turnovers and defeated the Atlanta Hawks 107-99 on Monday at the AT&T Center.


NBA roundup: Spurs win, tie Warriors for best record

SAN ANTONIO -- Kawhi Leonard poured in 31 points to lead four teammates in double-figure scoring as the San Antonio Spurs played through a season-high 23 turnovers and defeated the Atlanta Hawks 107-99 on Monday at the AT&T Center.


» Monday, March 13, 2017

NBA roundup: Spurs win, tie Warriors for best record

SAN ANTONIO -- Kawhi Leonard poured in 31 points to lead four teammates in double-figure scoring as the San Antonio Spurs played through a season-high 23 turnovers and defeated the Atlanta Hawks 107-99 on Monday at the AT&T Center.


Former Knicks announcer Andariese dies at 78

John Andariese, a longtime radio and television broadcaster for the New York Knicks, died Monday, the team announced.


NBA notebook: Cavaliers sign free agent C Sanders

The Cleveland Cavaliers reached an agreement to sign free agent center Larry Sanders and waived center Andrew Bogut, the team announced Monday.


Grizzlies F Parsons out indefinitely with partial meniscus tear

Memphis Grizzlies forward Chandler Parsons, who has been limited this season because of right knee issues, was diagnosed with a partial tear of the meniscus in his left knee and will be out indefinitely, the team announced Monday.


Comments earn Warriors’ Iguodala $10,000 fine

Andre Iguodala has been fined $10,000 by the NBA for his postgame comments with racial overtones following the Golden State Warriors' 103-102 loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves last Friday.


Cavs reach deal with C Sanders, waive Bogut

The Cleveland Cavaliers reached an agreement to sign free agent center Larry Sanders and waived center Andrew Bogut, the team announced Monday.


Cavs reach deal with C Sanders

The Cleveland Cavaliers reached an agreement to sign free agent center Larry Sanders, according to multiple reports Monday.


NBA roundup: Harden, Rockets top Cavs

HOUSTON -- James Harden recorded his 16th triple-double on the season, and the Houston Rockets grabbed a season-high 20 offensive rebounds to claim a tense back-and-fourth affair with the Cleveland Cavaliers 117-112 on Sunday night.


» Sunday, March 12, 2017

NBA roundup: Harden, Rockets top Cavs

HOUSTON -- James Harden recorded his 16th triple-double on the season, and the Houston Rockets grabbed a season-high 20 offensive rebounds to claim a tense back-and-fourth affair with the Cleveland Cavaliers 117-112 on Sunday night.


NBA roundup: Celtics blast Bulls

BOSTON -- The Boston Celtics scored the first 13 points of the game and cruised to a 100-80 victory on Sunday over Chicago that handed the Bulls their season-worst fifth straight loss.


Heat’s Dragic misses game with orbital contusion

INDIANAPOLIS -- The Miami Heat's leading scorer, Goran Dragic, missed Sunday night's game at the Indiana Pacers because of an orbital contusion in his right eye.


NBA roundup: Westbrook’s 32nd triple-double lfts Thunder to win

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- Russell Westbrook collected his 32nd triple-double of the season to lead the Thunder to a 112-104 victory over the Utah Jazz Saturday at the Chesapeake Energy Arena.


NBA roundup: Westbrook’s 32nd triple-double lfts Thunder to win

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- Russell Westbrook collected his 32nd triple-double of the season to lead the Thunder to a 112-104 victory over the Utah Jazz Saturday at the Chesapeake Energy Arena.


» Saturday, March 11, 2017

NBA roundup: Westbrook’s 32nd triple-double lfts Thunder to win

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- Russell Westbrook collected his 32nd triple-double of the season to lead the Thunder to a 112-104 victory over the Utah Jazz Saturday at the Chesapeake Energy Arena.


NBA notebook: Spurs’ Aldridge out with minor heart arrhythmia

Forward LaMarcus Aldridge of the San Antonio Spurs is out indefinitely because of an occurrence of a minor heart arrhythmia, the team announced Saturday.


Cavaliers G Korver to sit out again

Guard Kyle Korver will miss his second straight game because of a sore right foot when the Cleveland Cavaliers play on Saturday night at the Orlando Magic.


G Nwaba signs second 10-day deal with Lakers

The Los Angeles Lakers signed guard David Nwaba to a second 10-day contract on Saturday.


Spurs, Warriors downplay matchup

If you think the race for the top seed in the NBA's Western Conference will be foremost in the minds of the coaches and players when the Golden State Warriors and San Antonio Spurs meet Saturday in San Antonio, then you don't understand the long-term mindset of the two franchises.


Spurs’ Aldridge out indefinitely with minor heart arrhythmia

Forward LaMarcus Aldridge of the San Antonio Spurs is out indefinitely because of an occurrence of a minor heart arrhythmia, the team announced Saturday.


NBA roundup: Rockets’ D’Antoni gets 500th win

CHICAGO -- Despite a slow start, the Houston Rockets made sure coach Mike D'Antoni got his 500th career NBA coaching win Friday night at the United Center.


NBA roundup: Rockets’ D’Antoni gets 500th win

CHICAGO -- Despite a slow start, the Houston Rockets made sure coach Mike D'Antoni got his 500th career NBA coaching win Friday night at the United Center.


Spurs’ Leonard to miss showdown with Warriors

San Antonio Spurs All-Star forward Kawhi Leonard has entered the NBA's concussion protocol and will miss Saturday's showdown with the Golden State Warriors, the team announced Friday.


» Friday, March 10, 2017

NBA roundup: Rockets’ D’Antoni gets 500th win

CHICAGO -- Despite a slow start, the Houston Rockets made sure coach Mike D'Antoni got his 500th career NBA coaching win Friday night at the United Center.


Wizards F Morris fined for kick of Plumlee

Washington Wizards forward Markieff Morris was fined $25,000 for kicking Denver Nuggets center Mason Plumlee in the groin, the league announced on Friday.


NBA roundup: Pistons send Cavs to third straight loss

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- Reggie Jackson scored 21 points and the Detroit Pistons overcame LeBron James' 50th career triple-double and downed the Cleveland Cavaliers 106-101 on Thursday night at The Palace.


» Thursday, March 9, 2017

NBA roundup: Pistons send Cavs to third straight loss

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- Reggie Jackson scored 21 points and the Detroit Pistons overcame LeBron James' 50th career triple-double and downed the Cleveland Cavaliers 106-101 on Thursday night at The Palace.


Pistons send Cavs to third straight loss

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- Reggie Jackson scored 21 points and the Detroit Pistons overcame LeBron James' 50th career triple-double and downed the Cleveland Cavaliers 106-101 on Thursday night at The Palace.


NBA roundup: Spurs escape 28-point hole, win 9th straight

SAN ANTONIO -- Manu Ginobili scored a season-high 19 points and David Lee equaled his season-best scoring output with 18 points as the short-handed San Antonio Spurs roared from behind to beat the Sacramento Kings 114-104 on Wednesday for their ninth straight victory.


» Wednesday, March 8, 2017

NBA roundup: Spurs win ninth straight, hit 50 wins

SAN ANTONIO -- Manu Ginobili scored a season-high 19 points and David Lee equaled his season-best scoring output with 18 points as the shorthanded San Antonio Spurs roared from behind to beat the Sacramento Kings 114-104 on Wednesday at the AT&T Center for their ninth straight victory.


Lawson attorney denies warrant issued

The attorney for Sacramento Kings point guard Ty Lawson denied published reports on Wednesday that a bench warrant has been issued for the arrest of his client.


Cavs’ Lue (illness) absent from practice

Cleveland Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue was absent from practice on Wednesday due to a sinus/inner ear issue and did not accompany the team on its upcoming three-game road trip.


NBA roundup: Mavericks’ Nowitzki scores 30,000th point

DALLAS -- Dirk Nowitzki scored 25 points, including the 30,000th of his career, to lead the Dallas Mavericks to a 122-111 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday night at American Airlines Center.


» Tuesday, March 7, 2017

NBA roundup: Mavericks’ Nowitzki scores 30,000th point

DALLAS -- Dirk Nowitzki scored 25 points, including the 30,000th of his career, to lead the Dallas Mavericks to a 122-111 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday night at American Airlines Center.


Mavs’ Nowitzki reaches milestone with 30,000 points

Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki joined a group of NBA immortals when he topped the 30,000-point plateau for his career early in the second quarter Tuesday night against the Los Angeles Lakers.


NBA notebook: Lakers officially name Pelinka GM

The Los Angeles Lakers officially named Rob Pelinka as their new general manager on Tuesday.


MNBA notebook: Lakers officially name Pelinka GM

The Los Angeles Lakers officially named Rob Pelinka as their new general manager on Tuesday.


Lakers officially hire Pelinka as GM

The Los Angeles Lakers officially named Rob Pelinka as their new general manager on Tuesday.


Cavaliers assign G Felder to Charge

The Cleveland Cavaliers assigned guard Kay Felder to the Canton Charge of the NBA Development League on Tuesday.


Spurs’ Leonard hit with drug test after big game

San Antonio Spurs star Kawhi Leonard was the recipient of a random drug test from the NBA after arguably his biggest game of the season in Monday night's 112-110 win over the Houston Rockets.


NBA roundup: Leonard, Spurs edge Rockets

SAN ANTONIO -- Kawhi Leonard poured in an off-balance 3-pointer and then ran the floor to block a layup attempt by James Harden on the opposite end to propel the San Antonio Spurs past the Houston Rockets 112-110 on Monday.


» Monday, March 6, 2017

NBA roundup: Leonard, Spurs edge Rockets

SAN ANTONIO -- Kawhi Leonard poured in an off-balance 3-pointer and then ran the floor to block a layup attempt by James Harden on the opposite end to propel the San Antonio Spurs past the Houston Rockets 112-110 on Monday.


NBA roundup: Anthony-less Knicks top Magic

ORLANDO, Fla. -- The New York Knicks found a lift with Carmelo Anthony sitting out due to a sore left knee.


Bogut suffers fractured leg in first game with Cavaliers

CLEVELAND - Andrew Bogut's season with the Cleveland Cavaliers may have lasted less than a minute.


Bogut injured in first game with Cavaliers

CLEVELAND - Cleveland Cavaliers center Andrew Bogut suffered what appeared to be a significant leg injury just 58 seconds into his Cleveland debut during Monday's game against the Miami Heat.


NBA notebook: Knicks’ Anthony sidelined with sore knee

Carmelo Anthony was sidelined Monday night against the Orlando Magic after sustaining a sore left knee, New York Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek announced before the game.


Knicks’ Anthony (knee) sidelined against Magic

ORLANDO -- Carmelo Anthony will not play Monday night against the Orlando Magic after sustaining a sore left knee, New York Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek announced before the game.


Cleveland’s Lue (illness) will not coach vs. Heat

CLEVELAND -- Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue will not coach against the Miami Heat on Monday night because of an illness he's been battling for at least a week.


76ers sign Long to 10-day contract

The Philadelphia 76ers signed forward-center Shawn Long to a 10-day contract on Monday after recalling him from the Delaware 87ers of the NBA Development League.


Nuggets recall G Beasley

The Denver Nuggets recalled rookie guard Malik Beasley from the Sioux Falls Skyforce of the NBA Development League on Monday.


Hornets sign F O’Bryant to second 10-day contract

The Charlotte Hornets signed forward Johnny O'Bryant to a second 10-day contract on Monday.


Cavs recall G Felder

The Cleveland Cavaliers recalled guard Kay Felder from the Canton Charge of the NBA Development League on Monday.


NBA roundup: Ulis’ buzzer-beater pushes Suns over Celtics

PHOENIX -- Eric Bledsoe had 28 points and rookie Tyler Ulis had a career-high 20 points, including a 3-pointer as time expired, in the Phoenix Suns' 109-106 victory over the Boston Celtics on Sunday.


» Sunday, March 5, 2017

NBA roundup: Ulis’ buzzer-beater pushes Suns over Celtics

PHOENIX -- Eric Bledsoe had 28 points and rookie Tyler Ulis had a career-high 20 points, including a 3-pointer as time expired, in the Phoenix Suns' 109-106 victory over the Boston Celtics on Sunday.


NBA roundup: Ulis’s buzzer-beater pushes Suns over Celtics

PHOENIX -- Eric Bledsoe had 28 points and rookie Tyler Ulis had a career-high 20 points, including a 3-pointer as time expired, in the Phoenix Suns' 109-106 victory over the Boston Celtics at Talking Stick Resort Arena on Sunday.


NBA roundup: Ulis’s buzzer-beater pushes Suns over Celtics

PHOENIX -- Eric Bledsoe had 28 points and rookie Tyler Ulis had a career-high 20 points, including a 3-pointer as time expired, in the Phoenix Suns' 109-106 victory over the Boston Celtics at Talking Stick Resort Arena on Sunday.


Kings recall Papagiannis

The Sacramento Kings recalled rookie center Georgios Papagiannis from Reno of the NBA D-League, the team announced on Sunday.


Hawks add veteran PG Calderon to roster

The Atlanta Hawks added experience to their roster on Sunday by claiming veteran point guard Jose Calderon off waivers.


Trail Blazers C Ezeli to undergo rare knee surgery

Portland Trail Blazers center Festus Ezeli is expected to undergo a rare surgical procedure on his left knee that will involve the use of a cadaver donor.


Hawks add veteran PG Calderon to roster

The Atlanta Hawks added experience to their roster on Sunday by claiming veteran point guard Jose Calderon off waivers.


Silver promises format change for 2018 All-Star Game

A lack of defense -- or effort -- was indefensible to NBA commissioner Adam Silver, who is bringing format changes to the All-Star Game next year.


NBA roundup: Harden posts NBA-high 49th double-double

HOUSTON -- James Harden turned a torrid stretch in the third quarter into his NBA-leading 49th double-double as the Houston Rockets topped the Memphis Grizzlies 123-108 on Saturday night at Toyota Center to split the season series.


» Saturday, March 4, 2017

Cavaliers’ Smith involved in altercation after game

Cleveland Cavaliers guard J.R. Smith, who is out with a thumb injury, was involved in an altercation after a 120-92 loss to the Heat in Miami on Saturday.


Hawks’ Budenholzer receives one-game suspension

Atlanta Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer has been suspended without pay by the NBA for Sunday's game against the Indiana Pacers after bumping a referee during Friday night's 135-130 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers.


NBA notebook: Cavs sit James, Irving against Heat

MIAMI -- Cleveland Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue decided to rest All-Stars LeBron James and Kyrie Irving on Saturday night, playing without them against the Miami Heat at AmericanAirlines Arena.


Cavs’ James, Irving won’t play vs. Heat

MIAMI -- Cleveland Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue decided to rest All-Stars LeBron James and Kyrie Irving on Saturday night, playing without them against the Miami Heat at AmericanAirlines Arena.


Cavs sign F Williams for rest of the season

The Cleveland Cavaliers signed forward Derrick Williams to a contract for the remainder of the season, the team announced Saturday.


Bucks ink Jones for rest of season

The Milwaukee Bucks signed forward Terrence Jones to a contract for the remainder of the season, the team announced Saturday.


NBA roundup: Cavaliers set 3-point record in win

ATLANTA -- The Cleveland Cavaliers have been on a 3-point binge since the first of the year. On Friday, they took it step further and set an NBA record in the process.


NBA roundup: Cavaliers set 3-point record in win

ATLANTA -- The Cleveland Cavaliers have been on a 3-point binge since the first of the year. On Friday, they took it step further and set an NBA record in the process.


» Friday, March 3, 2017

NBA roundup: Cavaliers set 3-point record in win

ATLANTA -- The Cleveland Cavaliers have been on a 3-point binge since the first of the year. On Friday, they took it step further and set an NBA record in the process.


NBA notebook: Nowitzki to return for 20th season

Dallas Mavericks star forward Dirk Nowitzki intends to return his 20th NBA season and play at age 39.


Nowitzki plans to return for a 20th season

Dallas Mavericks star forward Dirk Nowitzki intends to return for his 20th NBA season and play at age 39.


Hawks poised to sign PG Calderon

The Atlanta Hawks are expected to sign veteran point guard Jose Calderon to fill their open roster spot, according to reports Friday.


Hornets’ Kaminsky out with shoulder injury

Charlotte Hornets forward/center Frank Kaminsky suffered an AC joint sprain in his left shoulder, the team announced Friday.


76ers sign F Harper to 10-day contract

The Philadelphia 76ers signed forward Justin Harper to a 10-day contract on Friday.


NBA roundup: Warriors lose second straight game

CHICAGO -- The Golden State Warriors took a second straight regular-season loss for the first time in nearly two years, falling to the Chicago Bulls 94-87 Thursday night.


» Thursday, March 2, 2017

NBA roundup: Warriors lose second straight game

CHICAGO -- The Golden State Warriors took a second straight regular-season loss for the first time in nearly two years, falling to the Chicago Bulls 94-87 Thursday night.


NBA notebook: Stoudemire apologizes for remarks about gays

Former NBA center Amar'e Stoudemire apologized for his comments in which he said he would avoid a teammate if that player were gay.


Cavaliers ink veteran C Bogut

The Cleveland Cavaliers signed veteran center Andrew Bogut to a contract on Thursday.


Stoudemire apologies for saying he’d avoid gay player

Former NBA center Amar'e Stoudemire apologized for his comments in which he said he would avoid a teammate if that player were gay.


Warriors sign veteran F Barnes

The Golden State Warriors signed veteran forward Matt Barnes to a contract on Thursday.


Sixers C Embiid done for season

Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid will miss the remainder of the season to recover from his left knee injury, the team announced Wednesday.


Warriors’ Durant out at least 4 weeks with leg injury

Golden State Warriors star forward Kevin Durant will miss at least four weeks after being diagnosed with a Grade 2 sprained MCL and a bone bruise on his left leg, the team announced Wednesday.


NBA roundup: Nets end 16-game skid

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Brook Lopez scored 24 points and grabbed eight rebounds, and the Brooklyn Nets ended their 16-game losing streak Wednesday with a 109-100 victory over the Sacramento Kings at the Golden 1 Center.


NBA roundup: Davis-led Pelicans end three-game skid

NEW ORLEANS -- Forward Anthony Davis scored 24 of his game-high 33 points in the first half and point guard Jrue Holiday broke out of a shooting slump with 22 points to power the New Orleans Pelicans to a 109-86 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday night at the Smoothie King Center.


» Wednesday, March 1, 2017

NBA roundup: Davis-led Pelicans end three-game skid

NEW ORLEANS -- Forward Anthony Davis scored 24 of his game-high 33 points in the first half and point guard Jrue Holiday broke out of a shooting slump with 22 points to power the New Orleans Pelicans to a 109-86 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday night at the Smoothie King Center.


Warriors sign, release Calderon with Barnes deal looming

The Golden State Warriors signed veteran guard Jose Calderon to a contract on Wednesday, then promptly waived him after two hours.


NBA notebook: Durant out at least four weeks

Golden State Warriors star forward Kevin Durant will miss at least four weeks after being diagnosed with a Grade 2 sprained MCL and a bone bruise on his left leg, the team announced Wednesday.


Warriors sign veteran G Calderon

The Golden State Warriors signed veteran guard Jose Calderon to a contract on Wednesday.


Warriors’ Durant out at least 4 weeks with leg injury

Golden State Warriors star forward Kevin Durant will miss at least four weeks after being diagnosed with a Grade 2 sprained MCL and a bone bruise on his left leg, the team announced Wednesday.


NBA roundup: Durant injured in Warriors’ loss to Wizards

WASHINGTON -- Bradley Beal scored 25 points and the Washington Wizards fended off the Golden State Warriors in the final minute for a 112-108 victory Tuesday night.


NBA roundup: Durant injured in Warriors’ loss to Wizards

WASHINGTON -- Bradley Beal scored 25 points and the Washington Wizards fended off the Golden State Warriors in the final minute for a 112-108 victory Tuesday night.


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