Stories tagged: nba
Thu., April 6, 2017, 9 a.m.
Fans appreciate Russell Westbrook’s energy during his historic run
Fans are rarely disappointed when they watch Russell Westbrook play. The Thunder guard seems to never take play off, much less miss a game. He just missed breaking the record …
Wed., April 5, 2017, 10:38 p.m.
NBA Capsules: LeBron James leads Cavaliers to rout of Celtics
LeBron James had 36 points, 10 rebounds and six assists and the Cleveland Cavaliers ran past the Boston Celtics 114-91 on Wednesday night to move back into first place in …
Tue., April 4, 2017, 10:45 p.m.
NBA Capsules: Klay Thompson scores 41, Warriors roll to 12th straight win
Klay Thompson scored 41 points for his 10th career 40-point game, Stephen Curry had 19 points and nine assists, and the playoff-ready Golden State Warriors ran their winning streak to …
Tue., April 4, 2017, 12:59 p.m.
Slumping Hawks facing tough week against Celtics and Cavs
The slumping Hawks, who have dropped to sixth in the eight-team Eastern Conference playoff standings, will play three games in four days against the conference’s top two teams this week. …
Mon., April 3, 2017, 10:19 p.m.
NBA Capsule: Timberwolves halt Blazers’ win streak
Karl-Anthony Towns had 34 points and 12 rebounds and the Minnesota Timberwolves snapped Portland’s six-game winning streak with a 110-109 victory over the Trail Blazers on Monday night.
Sun., April 2, 2017, 9:51 p.m.
NBA Capsules: LeBron James’ triple-double helps Cavaliers beat Pacers
LeBron James made a big 3-pointer in the final minute of the second overtime and scored 41 points to offset 43 by Indiana’s Paul George, and the Cleveland Cavaliers opened …
UPDATED: Sat., April 1, 2017, 10:59 p.m.
NBA Capsules: Jimmy Butler fuels Bulls past Hawks
Jimmy Butler scored 33 points and hit two free throws with 2.1 seconds left to lift the Chicago Bulls to a 106-104 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Saturday.
Fri., March 31, 2017, 11:37 p.m.
NBA Capsules: LeBron James leads Cavaliers to win over 76ers
LeBron James scored 34 points, Kyrie Irving dropped 24 and the Cleveland Cavaliers ended a turbulent and troublesome March with an easy 122-105 win over the injury-weakened Philadelphia 76ers on …
Thu., March 30, 2017, 11:12 p.m.
NBA Capsules: LeBron moves to seventh all-time scoring, Bulls down Cavaliers
Nikola Mirotic tied season highs with 28 points and six 3-pointers, Jimmy Butler scored 25, and the Chicago Bulls beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 99-93 on a night when LeBron James …
Wed., March 29, 2017, 10:30 p.m.
NBA Capsules: Westbrook scores 57 in Thunder’s 114-106 OT win over Magic
Russell Westbrook had 57 points – the most in a triple-double in NBA history – 13 rebounds and 11 assists to lead the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 114-106 overtime …
Wed., March 29, 2017, 12:23 p.m.
Warriors hopeful Kevin Durant can return in regular season
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant has been cleared for non-contact basketball drills and could return from his knee injury before the end of the regular season. The Warriors say …
Wed., March 29, 2017, 10:24 a.m.
Pacers waive Rodney Stuckey after another injury hits
The Indiana Pacers have waived backup guard Rodney Stuckey. The move comes a day after the team announced he would miss four to six weeks with a strained left patellar …
Tue., March 28, 2017, 10:08 p.m.
NBA Capsules: Curry’s 32 lead Warriors over Rockets 113-106
Stephen Curry scored 32 points, Klay Thompson had 25 and the Golden State Warriors built a big lead early and held on for a 113-106 win over the Houston Rockets …
Tue., March 28, 2017, 2:56 p.m.
Pau Gasol giving Spurs everything they expected, and more
When Pau Gasol was languishing in Memphis early in his career, when he was winning championships in Los Angeles and certainly when he was on a two-year layover in Chicago, …
Tue., March 28, 2017, 12:14 p.m.
Suspended Joakim Noah: Using supplement to aid injuries ‘backfired’
Joakim Noah says he is sorry for taking an over-the-counter supplement that led to a 20-game suspension for violating the NBA’s anti-drug policy. The New York Knicks center says he …
Mon., March 27, 2017, 11:01 p.m.
NBA Capsules: Cleveland Cavaliers’ LeBron James is injured in loss to San Antonio Spurs
Kawhi Leonard scored 25 points and the San Antonio Spurs dismantled the ailing Cleveland Cavaliers 103-74 on Monday night in a showdown that turned into a major letdown for the …
Mon., March 27, 2017, 7:19 p.m.
Norman Chad: NBA’s superstar-resting problem easy to fix
The NBA’s latest problem – they charge you Broadway prices and then give you an off-Broadway show – is self-inflicted and solvable.
Sun., March 26, 2017, 9:58 p.m.
NBA Capsules: James Harden outduels Russell Westbrook as Rockets top Thunder
HOUSTON – Lou Williams scored 31 points, James Harden finished with 22 points and 12 assists, and the Houston Rockets cruised to a 137-125 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder …
Sat., March 25, 2017, 9:54 p.m.
NBA Capsules: John Wall tallies 37 points to lead Wizards past Cavaliers
CLEVELAND – John Wall scored 37 points, Bradley Beal added 27 and the Washington Wizards began a challenging road trip by beating LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers 127-115 on …
UPDATED: Fri., March 24, 2017, 11:23 p.m.
NBA Capsules: Devin Booker sixth in NBA to reach 70 – but Celtics beat Suns anyway
Devin Booker scored 70 points, becoming the sixth different player in NBA history to reach that total, but the Boston Celtics got 34 points from Isaiah Thomas and outlasted the …
Thu., March 23, 2017, 11:17 p.m.
NBA Capsules: DeRozan’s 40 points lifts Raptors over Blazers
DeMar DeRozan scored 40 points, marking the first time he’s had that many in consecutive games, and the Toronto Raptors pulled off their 19th double-digit comeback of the season to …
Wed., March 22, 2017, 10:14 p.m.
NBA Capsules: Westbrook posts 35th triple-double; Thunder roll past 76ers
Russell Westbrook recorded his 35th triple-double of the season with 18 points, 11 rebounds and 14 assists and the Oklahoma City Thunder cruised to a 122-97 win over the Philadelphia …
UPDATED: Tue., March 21, 2017, 11:26 p.m.
NBA Capsules: DeMar DeRozan drops 42 points and Toronto Raptors edge Bulls
DeMar DeRozan had 42 points, and the Toronto Raptors snapped an 11-game losing streak against the Chicago Bulls by rallying for a wild 122-120 overtime win on Tuesday night.
Mon., March 20, 2017, 11:10 p.m.
NBA Capsules: Golden State Warriors ride Klay Thompson to withstand hostile enviornment in Oklahoma City
Klay Thompson scored 34 points to help the Golden State Warriors beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 111-95 on Monday night in a heated matchup filled with trash talking, physical play …
Sun., March 19, 2017, 10:44 p.m.
NBA Capsules: Damian Lillard scores 49 as Blazers beat Heat
Damian Lillard scored a season-high 49 points, 28 after halftime, and the Portland Trail Blazers continued their playoff push by beating the Miami Heat 115-104 on Sunday night.
UPDATED: Sat., March 18, 2017, 11:40 p.m.
NBA Capsules: Russell Westbrook misses triple-double but Thunder roll
Russell Westbrook had 28 points, 10 assists and eight rebounds to help the Oklahoma City Thunder roll past the Sacramento Kings 110-94 on Saturday.
Fri., March 17, 2017, 11:39 p.m.
NBA Capsules: Solomon Hill leads New Orleans in upset of Houston
Solomon Hill scored a career-high 30 points and the New Orleans Pelicans overcame the absence of All-Star DeMarcus Cousins in a 128-112 upset over the Houston Rockets on Friday night.
Thu., March 16, 2017, 11:26 p.m.
NBA Capsules: Klay Thompson lifts Golden State over Orlando
Klay Thompson scored 21 of his 29 points in the first quarter and the Golden State Warriors cruised past the Orlando Magic 122-92 on Thursday night.
Wed., March 15, 2017, 10:44 p.m.
NBA Capsules: Lillard’s 36 spoil Aldridge’s return as Blazers top Spurs
Damian Lillard scored 36 points and the Portland Trail Blazers defeated the San Antonio Spurs 110-106 on Wednesday night, spoiling LaMarcus Aldridge’s return from a health scare.
Tue., March 14, 2017, 10:37 p.m.
NBA Capsules: Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson lead Warriors to win
Stephen Curry scored 29 points on his 29th birthday, Klay Thompson added 28 and the Golden State Warriors used a frenetic fourth-quarter rally to snap a three-game skid and beat …