Morant has 27 points, 14 assists as Grizzlies defeat Lakers

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Rookie Ja Morant had 27 points and matched his season high with 14 assists, and the Memphis Grizzl...
3:40 1 March 2022

Golden State star Curry not quite ready to return Sunday

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Stephen Curry had hoped to play for the Warriors on Sunday at home against the Washington Wizards a...
18:59 28 February 2022

Joel Embiid sprains shoulder, Sixers lose to Cavs 108-94

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Philadelphia 76ers suddenly have a lot more to worry about than their poor road record or playoff s...
4:21 27 February 2022

LeBron’s 40 bests Zion, sends Lakers past Pelicans 118-109

LOS ANGELES (AP) — LeBron James had 40 points and eight rebounds in his first career meeting with Zion Williamson while ...
5:53 26 February 2022

Antetokounmpo leads Bucks by Raptors in East finals rematch

TORONTO (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo had 19 points and 19 rebounds, Khris Middleton scored 22 points and the Milwaukee B...
3:32 26 February 2022

76ers’ Simmons out at least 2 more weeks with back injury

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons will miss at least two more weeks with nerve issues in his lowe...
22:31 25 February 2022

Bucks-Raptors, Zion vs LeBron headline rest of NBA’s week

The Toronto Raptors have done it once already, chasing down a Milwaukee Bucks team that seemed to be sprinting to the NB...
8:43 25 February 2022

Middleton leads Bucks past pesky Wizards 137-134 in OT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Khris Middleton scored Milwaukee’s final nine points and the the Bucks beat Bradley Beal and the Washi...
3:22 25 February 2022

Public memorial service remembers the private Kobe Bryant

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kobe Bryant’s wife remembered him as a devoted father and husband who arrived early for school pickup...
23:32 24 February 2022

Love of basketball put Bryant, others on final fatal flight

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The six passengers traveling with Kobe Bryant and his daughter in the helicopter that crashed into a ...
7:15 24 February 2022

LeBron’s clutch jumper sends Lakers past Celtics 114-112

LOS ANGELES (AP) — LeBron James scored 29 points and put the Lakers ahead on a fallaway jumper with 30 seconds to play, ...
23:35 23 February 2022

Anthony Davis’ big 2nd half leads Lakers past Grizz, 117-105

LOS ANGELES (AP) — LeBron James scored 32 points, Anthony Davis recovered from an early injury scare to get 28 points an...
6:13 22 February 2022

Oladipo leaves with back spasms, Pacers top Knicks 106-98

NEW YORK (AP) — Victor Oladipo didn’t have a preseason to get used to the NBA’s bumps and bruises again, so Indiana coac...
4:10 22 February 2022

Heat retiring Dwyane Wade’s No. 3 this weekend

Dwyane Wade arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Evan Agos...
8:24 21 February 2022

Young’s career-high 50 points lead Hawks past Heat, 129-124

ATLANTA (AP) — Trae Young had a career-high 50 points and the Atlanta Hawks scored the last 10 points of the game to bea...
3:24 21 February 2022

Paul, Thunder surprising league heading into stretch run

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Chris Paul gets annoyed when the topic of the Thunder’s “surprising” success comes up.Expectations ...
22:16 20 February 2022

Judge dismisses Oakley’s suit against Dolan, MSG from arrest

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed Charles Oakley’s lawsuit against executive chairman James Dolan and Madiso...
20:49 19 February 2022

New 3-point line leading to lower shooting percentages

The NCAA moved back the 3-point line this season to create more room in the lane and cut down on the barrage of 3s in college basketball.
7:06 18 February 2022

Surprise! Raptors, Heat, Grizzlies and Thunder in good place

The oddsmakers in Las Vegas usually know what they’re talking about.
7:03 18 February 2022

Cavs, coach John Beilein plotting next steps in rough season

CLEVELAND — John Beilein has admitted that losing NBA games has hit him hard. Maybe too hard.
20:44 17 February 2022

For NBA players, a little rest now before a hectic finish

CHICAGO — And now, they rest.
15:23 17 February 2022

Kawhi Leonard wins first Kobe Bryant All-Star MVP award

CHICAGO — Kawhi Leonard made it look effortless, nailing one 3-pointer after another and nearly matching an All-Star Game record.
6:05 17 February 2022

Last shot wins: Team LeBron wins All-Star Game 157-155

CHICAGO — Players were taking charges, bodies were hitting the floor, calls and non-calls were being screamed about on both ends. The fourth quarter o...
5:14 17 February 2022

Team Giannis, Team LeBron play to tie; Giannis leads 133-124

CHICAGO — The Latest on Sunday night's NBA All-Star Game (all times local):
3:55 17 February 2022

All-Star weekend, as expected, was about honoring Kobe

CHICAGO — It has become one of the NBA’s most revered traditions: On the morning of the NBA All-Star Game, the league pays tribute to retired players ...
21:00 16 February 2022

Jones Jr., Adebayo, Hield winners at epic All-Star Saturday

CHICAGO — Aaron Gordon lost another epic dunk contest. And it was by a couple of inches — namely, the top of Tacko Fall’s head.
4:07 16 February 2022

Silver: NBA, USA Basketball still may play in China in 2020

CHICAGO — The NBA and USA Basketball are still considering playing in China later this year, though the complexities of both the political rift caused...
1:58 16 February 2022

The Latest: NBA renames All-Star Game MVP award for Bryant

CHICAGO — The Latest on Saturday night at NBA All-Star weekend. (all times local):
0:53 16 February 2022

Bryant casts shadow as NBA’s best meet in All-Star Game

CHICAGO — Kobe Bryant always seemed to be in top form when he stepped onto the court for the NBA All-Star Game. The league's current best will try to ...
22:43 15 February 2022

Lakers’ Davis back in hometown for All-Star Game

CHICAGO — Anthony Davis knows smooth. He has been making basketball look easy for years, from his early days in his native Chicago all the way through...
7:09 15 February 2022