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NBA roundup: Anthony Davis leaves with shoulder injury, Pelicans beat Thunder

Julius Randle capped a 33-point, 11-rebound performance with three clutch baskets in the final minutes, and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 131-122 on Thursday night despite …


NBA roundup: T-Wolves overcome James Harden’s 42 to top Houston 121-111

Jeff Teague scored 27 points, Karl-Anthony Towns had 25 and the Minnesota Timberwolves overcame James Harden’s 42 points to beat the Houston Rockets 121-111 on Wednesday night.


UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 13, 2019, 6:58 p.m.

Trail Blazers sign center Enes Kanter

Center Enes Kanter has joined the Portland Trail Blazers. Kanter was waived by the New York Knicks along with Wesley Matthews following the trade deadline last week. He was once …


NBA roundup: Gordon Hayward leads Celtics to 3rd straight win over 76ers

Gordon Hayward scored 26 points, including a go-ahead 3-pointer with 1:50 remaining, and the Boston Celtics beat the Philadelphia 76ers 112-109 on Tuesday night.


UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 12, 2019, 6:31 p.m.

Heart of the Hustle: Former Eastern Washington standout Tyler Harvey makes the most of his time in NBA G-League

On Feb. 2, Tyler Harvey scored 58 points for the NBA G-League’s Memphis Hustle at Iowa.


All-Star game marks latest milestone for Michael Jordan

No one could have envisioned Michael Jordan hosting the NBA All-Star Game as an NBA owner. Jordan’s former college teammate at North Carolina, Buzz Peterson, never imagined Jordan winning six …


UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 12, 2019, 9:44 a.m.

Michael Jordan: 6 NBA titles tougher than James Harden, Russell Westbrook streaks

Michael Jordan says James Harden’s streak of 30 straight games with at least 30 points and Russell Westbrook’s 10 straight triple-doubles are both impressive and tough to accomplish. But the …



Couch Slouch: Anthony Davis sent shockwaves through the NBA

Couch Slouch: At last count, nearly 2,000 NBA players changed teams last week before the trade deadline. Remarkably, Anthony Davis was not among them.


NBA capsules: New-look 76ers beat LeBron James and Lakers 143-120

Joel Embiid had 37 points and 14 rebounds, Tobias Harris scored 22 points in his second game with Philadelphia and the new-look 76ers beat LeBron James and the Los Angeles …


UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 10, 2019, 12:17 a.m.

NBA roundup: Paul George, Russell Westbrook lead Thunder rally against Rockets

Paul George scored 45 points, Russell Westbrook matched the NBA record with his ninth straight triple-double and the Oklahoma City Thunder overcame a 26-point deficit to beat the Houston Rockets …


NBA roundup: New-look Philadelphia 76ers beat Denver Nuggets 117-110

JJ Redick scored a season-high 34 points, Jimmy Butler had 22 and the new-look Philadelphia 76ers beat the Denver Nuggets 117-110 on Friday night.


UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 8, 2019, 6:46 p.m.

Paul Newberry: NBA trade deadline provides best reality show around

There’s no better reality show than the NBA’s off-the-court drama, which was at its peak leading up to the trade deadline and returns again this summer as soon as the …


NBA’s East contenders make their moves; Pelicans’ Anthony Davis waiting for his

Toronto, Milwaukee and Philadelphia made their moves. Anthony Davis will have to wait until the summer for his. The New Orleans Pelicans held onto Davis but dealt Nikola Mirotic to …


NBA roundup: Lakers edge Celtics 129-128 on Rajon Rondo’s jumper at the buzzer

Rajon Rondo hit a 20-foot jumper as time expired to lift the Los Angeles Lakers over the Boston Celtics, 129-128 on Thursday night.


UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 6, 2019, 8:41 p.m.

Anthony Davis remains in trade limbo; Harrison Barnes to Sacramento

Anthony Davis is still a member of the New Orleans Pelicans. That may change before the NBA’s 3 p.m. Thursday trade deadline. Davis remained in place Wednesday, though the run-up …


NBA roundup: Kawhi Leonard, Kyle Lowry help Raptors beat Joel Embiid, 76ers 119-107

Kyle Lowry had 20 points amid reports that Toronto has offered him in a trade, and the Raptors held off the Philadelphia 76ers 119-107 on Tuesday night in a matchup …


UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 5, 2019, 12:07 p.m.

Wizards’ John Wall needs Achilles surgery; out another year

The Washington Wizards say point guard John Wall will be sidelined for at least another year because he ruptured his left Achilles tendon while falling at home. The rupture was …


NBA roundup: Giannis Antetokounmpo leads Bucks past Nets

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UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 3, 2019, 5:04 p.m.

NBA capsules: Celtics snap Thunder’s winning streak at 7

Kyrie Irving had 30 points and 11 assists, Marcus Morris scored 19 points and the Boston Celtics beat Oklahoma City 134-129 on Sunday to snap the Thunder’s seven-game winning streak.


NBA Capsules: Warriors beat Lakers 115-101 as LeBron James sit out

Klay Thompson returned from a one-game absence with an illness to score 28 points and light up the Lakers for the second time in 13 days, leading the Golden State …


UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 1, 2019, 8:39 p.m.

NBA adds Dwyane Wade, Dirk Nowitzki to All-Star player pool

Dwyane Wade and Dirk Nowitzki are going to the All-Star Game one more time, added to the player pool by NBA Commissioner Adam Silver. Wade and Nowitzki will be drafted …


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 31, 2019, 11:04 p.m.

NBA roundup: League-leading Bucks end Raptors’ home winning streak at 10

Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 19 points, Khris Middleton had 18 and the Milwaukee Bucks beat Toronto 105-92 on Thursday night, ending the Raptors’ season-best home winning streak at 10 games.


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 31, 2019, 3:46 p.m.

Knicks deal Kristaps Porzingis to Dallas, say he requested a trade

The New York Knicks have traded Kristaps Porzingis to the Dallas Mavericks, parting with the young All-Star forward as he recovers from a torn knee ligament. The Knicks acquired Dennis …


NBA roundup: Celtics overcome Kyrie Irving’s absence to rout Hornets

Jaylen Brown had 24 points and 10 rebounds, Jayson Tatum scored 20 points and the Boston Celtics rolled over the Charlotte Hornets 126-94 on Wednesday night despite Kyrie Irving’s absence.


NBA roundup: Bucks top Pistons 115-105, improve to 13-0 after a loss

Giannis Antetokounmpo had 21 points, 11 assists and eight rebounds to help the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Detroit Pistons 115-105 Tuesday night, keeping the distinction of being the league’s only …


NBA roundup: Warrior whip Pacers, run win streak to 11

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Hardaway: ‘Jealousy’ from other coaches over NBA background

Penny Hardaway says the NBA background of his Memphis coaching staff is creating a little jealousy among other coaches, putting a target on his own back in his first season …


UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 28, 2019, 7:05 p.m.

Agent: Anthony Davis tells New Orleans that he wants a trade

The five-time All-Star has told the Pelicans that he wants to be traded to a championship-contending team and will not sign an extension with New Orleans, agent Rich Paul told …


Paul George powers Thunder past Bucks for fifth straight win

Paul George had 36 points and 13 rebounds, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Milwaukee Bucks 118-112 on Sunday for their fifth straight victory.