Stories tagged: nba
Tue., Dec. 12, 2017, 11:01 p.m.
NBA Capsules: Kristaps Porzingis, Michaeld Beasley lead Knicks past Lakers
Kristaps Porzingis had 37 points and 11 rebounds, Michael Beasley made the biggest plays in overtime, and the New York Knicks beat the Los Angeles Lakers 113-109 on Tuesday night.
Mon., Dec. 11, 2017, 10:58 p.m.
NBA capsules: Rockets beat Pelicans 130-123 for 10th straight win
Clint Capela scored a career-high 28 points, James Harden had 26 points and 17 assists and the host Houston Rockets beat the New Orleans Pelicans 130-123 on Monday night for …
Mon., Dec. 11, 2017, 10:39 p.m.
Matt Barnes retires from NBA at 37, saying he did it his way
Matt Barnes is retiring from the NBA after playing for nine teams over 14 years and winning a championship with Golden State last season.
Mon., Dec. 11, 2017, 10:29 p.m.
LiAngelo Ball, LaMelo Ball sign with Lithuanian basketball team
When LiAngelo Ball withdrew from UCLA last week, reports emerged that his father, LaVar, wanted both the 19-year-old and his 16-year-old brother, LaMelo, who was pulled out of high school …
Sun., Dec. 10, 2017, 9:29 p.m.
NBA capsules: Victor Oladipo scores career-high 47, Pacers top Nuggets in OT
Victor Oladipo had a career-high 47 points and added seven rebounds and six assists in the Indiana Pacers’ 126-116 overtime victory over the Denver Nuggets on Sunday in Indianapolis.
Sat., Dec. 9, 2017, 9:44 p.m.
NBA Capsules: James Harden scores 48 points, Rockets win 9th in row
James Harden scored 48 points and the Houston Rockets won their ninth straight, overcoming a 14-point, fourth-quarter deficit to beat the Portland Trail Blazers 124-117. Harden was 16 of 29 …
Fri., Dec. 8, 2017, 9:11 p.m.
NBA Capsules: Victor Oladipo, Pacers end Cavaliers’ 13-game winning streak
Victor Oladipo had 33 points and eight rebounds and the Indiana Pacers beat Cleveland 106-102 on Friday night to end the Cavaliers’ winning streak at 13 games.
Thu., Dec. 7, 2017, 10:12 p.m.
NBA Capsules: Brandon Ingram hits 3-pointer to lift Lakers over 76ers
Brandon Ingram made the winning 3-pointer with 0.8 seconds left and finished with 21 points in the Los Angeles Lakers’ 107-104 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Thursday night.
Wed., Dec. 6, 2017, 10:21 p.m.
NBA Capsules: Cavaliers beat Kings 101-95 for 13th straight win
LeBron James drained a 3-pointer with 15 seconds left and finished with 32 points as the Cleveland Cavaliers tied a franchise record with their 13th straight win, 101-95 over the …
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 6, 2017, 6:52 p.m.
Seattle mayor inks KeyArena deal to lure NBA, NHL teams
Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan has inked an agreement with a private developer to renovate KeyArena so the venue could be ready for an NBA or NHL team.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 6, 2017, 3:27 p.m.
Isaiah Thomas plays 4-on-4, Cavs’ All-Star nearing return
Cavaliers point guard Isaiah Thomas played 4-on-4 against other players and coaches, a significant step in his recovery from a hip injury. Thomas hasn’t played yet this season for Cleveland, …
Wed., Dec. 6, 2017, 11:03 a.m.
Steve Kerr: Stephen Curry injury ‘a good thing for our team’
Warriors coach Steve Kerr says that while Stephen Curry’s ankle injury may actually help his team in the long run. Curry is expected to miss two weeks with a sprained …
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 6, 2017, 8:36 p.m.
Hornets coach Steve Clifford out indefinitely with ‘health issue’
Hornets coach Steve Clifford will be away from the team for an undisclosed period of time to deal with a “health issue.” The team made the announcement Wednesday in a …
Wed., Dec. 6, 2017, 9:28 a.m.
Around the NBA: Livingston-Kirkland incident a teachable NBA moment
The suspensions handed down to Warriors guard Shaun Livingston and referee Courtney Kirkland are a teachable moment for the NBA. The ref-player relationship is never perfect, but there seems to …
Tue., Dec. 5, 2017, 10:19 p.m.
NBA capsules: Russell Westbrook’s triple-double helps Thunder rally past Jazz
Russell Westbrook scored 34 points in his seventh triple-double of the season, and the Oklahoma City Thunder rallied from 17 points down in the second half to defeat the visiting …
Tue., Dec. 5, 2017, 8:44 p.m.
Man charged with 2010 slaying of NBA player Lorenzen Wright
Authorities charged a man Tuesday in connection with the slaying of former NBA player Lorenzen Wright, more than seven years after Wright’s bullet-riddled body was found decomposing in a Tennessee …
Mon., Dec. 4, 2017, 9:24 p.m.
NBA capsules: Dwyane Wade, Kevin Love, LeBron James lead surging Cavaliers over Bulls 113-91
Dwyane Wade and Kevin Love each scored 24 points, LeBron James had 23 and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the host Chicago Bulls 113-91 Monday night for their 12th straight win.
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 4, 2017, 10:55 p.m.
Seattle moves ahead with arena remodel to attract NBA, NHL
Seattle is moving forward with efforts to renovate the aging city-owned KeyArena into a premier venue that could be ready for an NBA or NHL team within three years.
Sun., Dec. 3, 2017, 10:14 p.m.
NBA capsules: Russell Westbrook has triple-double, Thunder beat depleted Spurs
Russell Westbrook had his seventh triple-double of the season to help the host Oklahoma City Thunder beat the short-handed San Antonio Spurs 90-87 on Sunday night.
Sat., Dec. 2, 2017, 9:30 p.m.
NBA Capsules: LeBron James takes over, Cavaliers win 11th straight
LeBron James scored 34 points, including seven in the final 1:22, and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Memphis Grizzlies 116-111 for their 11th straight victory. Memphis has lost 11 in …
Fri., Dec. 1, 2017, 11:19 p.m.
NBA capsules: Paul George, Steven Adams lift Thunder past Timberwolves, 111-107
Paul George had 35 points and nine assists and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 111-107 on Friday night to snap a three-game losing streak.
Thu., Nov. 30, 2017, 10:02 p.m.
NBA Capsules: James, Love lead Cavs past Hawks for 10th win in a row
LeBron James had yet another double-double, took command of a challenging defensive assignment and stuck around to see the end of the Cleveland Cavaliers’ 10th straight victory, 121-114 over the …
Wed., Nov. 29, 2017, 10:44 p.m.
NBA Capsules: James Harden, Rockets roll past Pacers for 6th straight win
James Harden had 29 points, 10 assists and eight rebounds and the Houston Rockets rolled past the Indiana Pacers 118-97 on Wednesday night for their sixth straight victory.
Tue., Nov. 28, 2017, 10:54 p.m.
NBA Capsules: Kevin Love powers Cavaliers past Heat 108-97
Tuesday’s NBA Capsules CLEVELAND (AP) – Kevin Love scored 32 of his 38 points in the first half, LeBron James was ejected for the first time in his career and …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 28, 2017, 11:11 p.m.
Blake Griffin has sprained left knee, could be out up to 8 weeks
Blake Griffin has a sprained left knee and could miss up to eight weeks for the injury-riddled Los Angeles Clippers. The team said that an MRI revealed a medial collateral …
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 27, 2017, 10:26 p.m.
NBA capsules: Andre Drummond’s 26 points, 22 rebounds lead Pistons past Celtics 118-108
Andre Drummond scored 26 points with 22 rebounds – both season highs – and Tobias Harris scored 31 to lead the Detroit Pistons to a 118-108 victory on Monday night …
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 27, 2017, 6:38 p.m.
Norman Chad: We should be allowed to bet on sports, then have sense not to
The Supreme Court will hear oral arguments next week on
Mon., Nov. 27, 2017, 4:45 p.m.
Grizzlies fire coach David Fizdale day after benching Gasol
The Memphis Grizzlies fired coach David Fizdale on Monday, with the team at 7-12 and a day after he benched center Marc Gasol for the fourth quarter of an eighth …
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 26, 2017, 10:17 p.m.
NBA capsules: Goran Dragic leads slow-starting Heat past Bulls, 100-93
Goran Dragic scored 24 points and the Miami Heat followed the lowest-scoring first quarter in team history with their highest-scoring one of the season to beat the host Chicago Bulls …
Sat., Nov. 25, 2017, 9:54 p.m.
NBA capsules: Spurs beat Hornets behind 17 from LaMarcus Aldridge, Pau Gasol
Pau Gasol and LaMarcus Aldridge each had 17 points and seven rebounds, and the San Antonio Spurs held the Charlotte Hornets to 37 percent shooting in a 106-86 victory on …