Stories tagged: nba
SUNDAY, 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 …
SATURDAY, 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: FRIDAY, 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 …
THURSDAY, 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 …
WEDNESDAY, 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: TUESDAY, 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.
MONDAY, 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 …
SUNDAY, 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: SATURDAY, 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.
FRIDAY, 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.
THURSDAY, 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.
WEDNESDAY, 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.
TUESDAY, 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 …
MONDAY, MARCH 13, 2017, 10:51 P.M.
NBA Capsules: Leonard’s 31 points leads San Antonio Spurs past Atlanta Hawks
Kawhi Leonard scored 31 points in his return from a concussion and the San Antonio Spurs tied Golden State for the NBA’s best record with a 107-99 victory over the …
MONDAY, MARCH 13, 2017, 7:02 P.M.
Golden State Warriors’ Andre Iguodala fined $10K for ‘inappropriate’ postgame comments
Golden State Warriors forward Andre Iguodala has been fined $10,000 by the NBA for what the league called “inappropriate comments” after the team’s loss Friday night at Minnesota. The NBA …
UPDATED: SUNDAY, MARCH 12, 2017, 10:39 P.M.
NBA Capsules: James Harden leads Houston Rockets past Cleveland Cavaliers with triple-double
James Harden had a triple-double with 38 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds to outduel LeBron James and lead the Houston Rockets to a 117-112 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers …
SATURDAY, MARCH 11, 2017, 11:03 P.M.
NBA Capsules: Spurs beat Warriors as star players miss out
Patty Mills had 21 points and the San Antonio Spurs rolled to a 107-85 victory over the Golden State Warriors on Saturday night in a game short on star power …
UPDATED: SATURDAY, MARCH 11, 2017, 6:58 P.M.
San Antonio’s LaMarcus Aldridge out indefinitely with heart issue
Spurs forward LaMarcus Aldridge will be out indefinitely due to a minor heart arrhythmia, the latest occurrence of heart issues for the five-time All-Star.
FRIDAY, MARCH 10, 2017, 11:36 P.M.
NBA Capsules: Andrew Wiggins heats up in second half for Timberwolves
Andrew Wiggins scored 20 of his 24 points in the second half and hit the go-ahead free throws with 12.8 seconds left to lift the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 103-102 …
UPDATED: FRIDAY, MARCH 10, 2017, 12:22 A.M.
NBA Capsules: Westbrook has another triple-double, Thunder beat Spurs
Russell Westbrook had his 31st triple-double of the season to help the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the San Antonio Spurs 102-92 on Thursday night.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8, 2017, 10:09 P.M.
NBA Capsules: Warriors fall at home to Celtics, again
Isaiah Thomas scored 25 points and the Boston Celtics beat Golden State 99-86 on Wednesday night, spoiling the Warriors’ lone home game in a nearly three-week span.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8, 2017, 6:21 P.M.
Kevin Durant progressing in rehab, no timetable for return
Kevin Durant is riding a stationary bike as part of his rehab from an injured left knee and leg and doing well, yet Golden State coach Steve Kerr says it …
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8, 2017, 1:58 P.M.
Rob Pelinka’s L.A. challenge is one that few can truly understand
Rob Pelinka is taking on a challenge few can truly understand.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8, 2017, 1:42 P.M.
Andrew Bogut done, J.R. Smith back as Cavaliers stumble forward
As feared, Cavaliers center Andrew Bogut’s season is over because of a broken leg. The 7-footer broke his left leg just 58 seconds into his debut on Monday night. He …
TUESDAY, MARCH 7, 2017, 10:04 P.M.
NBA Capsules: Dirk Nowitzki hits 30,000-point mark in Dallas win
rk Nowitzki scored the 20 points he needed for 30,000 in his career in barely more than a quarter, and the Dallas Mavericks celebrated with their second straight easy home …
UPDATED: TUESDAY, MARCH 7, 2017, 9:51 P.M.
Dennis Schroder, Dwight Howard bicker during Atlanta’s loss to Warriors
Dennis Schroder sounds miffed about getting benched. Dwight Howard insists it’s no big deal. Mike Budenholzer says his team has got to learn play together.
UPDATED: MONDAY, MARCH 6, 2017, 7:20 P.M.
Andrew Bogut breaks leg in debut, Cleveland Cavaliers lose 106-98 to Miami Heat
Andrew Bogut broke his left leg less than one minute into his Cleveland debut and the Cavaliers were outgunned 106-98 on Monday night by the surging and not-to-be-overlooked Miami Heat, …
UPDATED: MONDAY, MARCH 6, 2017, 7:39 P.M.
Norman Chad: When it comes to sports, time is of the essence
We are in such a rush these days, no one has time to sit for anything start to finish.
SUNDAY, MARCH 5, 2017, 10:44 P.M.
NBA Capsules: Stephen Curry leads Golden State Warriors past New York Knicks
NEW YORK– Stephen Curry broke out of a shooting slump with 31 points and moved into the top 10 on the NBA’s career 3-point list, and the Golden State Warriors …
SATURDAY, MARCH 4, 2017, 11:21 P.M.
NBA Capsules: Miami Heat rout Cleveland Cavaliers
Goran Dragic scored 23 points, Hassan Whiteside had 20 points and 13 rebounds, and the Miami Heat beat the undermanned Cleveland Cavaliers 120-92 on Saturday night.