Stories tagged: nba
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 19, 2017, 10:25 p.m.
Gonzaga’s John Stockton takes his place in College Basketball Hall of Fame
There were Final Four players and a Final Four coach but the two biggest stars inducted into the College Basketball Hall of Fame on Sunday never played in the national …
Sun., Nov. 19, 2017, 8:22 p.m.
No. 1 draft pick Markelle Fultz out 2 to 3 more weeks for 76ers
Philadelphia 76ers guard Markelle Fultz will miss another two to three weeks as he recovers from soreness in his right shoulder.
Sat., Nov. 18, 2017, 10:45 p.m.
NBA Capsules: Kyrie Irving, Celtics beat Hawks 110-99 for 15th straight victory
Kyrie Irving scored 30 points, Jaylen Brown added a career-high 27 and the Boston Celtics won their 15th straight game with a 110-99 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Saturday …
Thu., Nov. 16, 2017, 10:28 p.m.
NBA Capsules: Irving, Brown help Celtics beat Warriors 92-88
Kyrie Irving had 11 of his 16 points in the fourth quarter, including two free throws that put Boston ahead in the closing seconds, and the Celtics beat the Golden …
Wed., Nov. 15, 2017, 10:56 p.m.
NBA capsules: Hawks rout Kings by team-record 46 points
Dewayne Dedmon scored a career-high 20 points and had 14 rebounds, and the Atlanta Hawks rode a dominant first half to the most lopsided win in franchise history, 126-80 over …
Tue., Nov. 14, 2017, 8:57 p.m.
NBA capsules: Kyrie Irving returns as Celtics win 13th straight
Kyrie Irving returned to the lineup and scored 25 points while wearing a mask, and the Boston Celtics beat the Brooklyn Nets 109-102 on Tuesday night for their 13th straight …
Mon., Nov. 13, 2017, 11:01 p.m.
NBA capsules: James, Korver lead Cavs’ charge in 4th to top Knicks 104-101
LeBron James had 23 points and 12 assists, Kyle Korver scored 19 of his 21 points in the fourth quarter to spark a huge comeback, and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat …
Sun., Nov. 12, 2017, 10:16 p.m.
NBA capsules: Celtics beat Raptors 95-94 for 12th straight victory
Al Horford had 21 points in his return from a two-game absence for a concussion and the Boston Celtics hung on to beat the visiting Toronto Raptors 95-94 on Sunday …
Sat., Nov. 11, 2017, 10:48 p.m.
NBA Capsules: James Harden scores 38 points, Rockets beat Grizzlies 111-96
James Harden scored 38 points to lead the Houston Rockets to a 111-96 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Saturday night.
Fri., Nov. 10, 2017, 11:01 p.m.
NBA capsules: Celtics edge Hornets for 11th straight win
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 7, 2017, 7 p.m.
AP Source: Suns deal Eric Bledsoe to Bucks for Greg Monroe, two picks
The Phoenix Suns have agreed to trade disgruntled guard Eric Bledsoe to the Milwaukee Bucks for big man Greg Monroe and two 2018 draft picks, according to three people familiar …
Mon., Nov. 6, 2017, 10:49 p.m.
NBA capsules: Kyrie Irving takes charge, Celtics beat Hawks for 9th straight win
Kyrie Irving scored 35 points, Jayson Tatum added 21 and the Boston Celtics held off the host Atlanta Hawks 110-107 Monday night for their ninth straight victory.
Sun., Nov. 5, 2017, 10:24 p.m.
NBA capsules: James Harden scores career-high 56 points, Rockets rout Jazz
James Harden scored a career-high 56 points and added 13 assists in just 35 minutes to lead the Houston Rockets to a 137-110 victory over the visiting Utah Jazz on …
Sat., Nov. 4, 2017, 9:22 p.m.
NBA: Capsules: Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry lead Warriors over Nuggets 127-108
Kevin Durant scored 25 points, Stephen Curry had 22 and the Golden State Warriors rode a big third quarter to a 127-108 victory over the Denver Nuggets on Saturday night.
Fri., Nov. 3, 2017, 11:24 p.m.
NBA capsules: LeBron James puts emphatic end to Cavaliers’ skid
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 2, 2017, 11:10 p.m.
NBA Capsules: Klay Thompson, Kevin Durant lead Warriors past Spurs, 112-92
Klay Thompson scored 27 points, Kevin Durant had 24 and the Golden State Warriors overcame a lethargic first half to beat the injury-riddled San Antonio Spurs 112-92 on Thursday night.
Tue., Oct. 31, 2017, 9:57 p.m.
NBA Capsules: Paul George, Thunder cruise to 110-91 win over Bucks
Paul George scored 20 points, and the Oklahoma City Thunder dominated the paint during a 16-0 run to take control early in a 110-91 win over the Milwaukee Bucks on …
Mon., Oct. 30, 2017, 10:33 p.m.
NBA capsules: Minnesota hangs on in overtime, tops Miami 125-122
Jeff Teague scored 23 points, Andrew Wiggins scored 22 and the Minnesota Timberwolves scored the first six points of overtime before holding on to beat the host Miami Heat 125-122 …
Mon., Oct. 30, 2017, 6:20 p.m.
Norman Chad: Managerial expectations set too high
In 10 seasons as New York Yankees manager, Joe Girardi produced 10 winning records, six playoff appearances and a World Series title.
Sun., Oct. 29, 2017, 5:34 p.m.
No. 1 draft pick Markelle Fultz out indefinitely for 76ers
Philadelphia 76ers guard Markelle Fultz is out indefinitely with soreness in his right shoulder.
Sat., Oct. 28, 2017, 10:09 p.m.
NBA Capsules: DeMarcus Cousins’ triple-double, Anthony Davis’ 30 power Pelicans past Cavs
DeMarcus Cousins had 29 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists, and the New Orleans Pelicans pulled away for a convincing 123-101 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Saturday night.
Fri., Oct. 27, 2017, 11:14 p.m.
NBA capsules: Fight mars Warriors’ win over Wizards
Thu., Oct. 26, 2017, 10:42 p.m.
NBA Capsules: Al Horford, Kyrie Irving lead Celtics past Bucks at UW-Milwaukee
Al Horford had 27 points and nine rebounds, and the Boston Celtics beat the Milwaukee Bucks 96-89 on Thursday night.
Wed., Oct. 25, 2017, 10:47 p.m.
NBA Capsules: Nets overcome LeBron James’ triple-double, beat Cavs 112-107
Spencer Dinwiddie made the go-ahead 3-pointer with 43 seconds left while starting for the injured D’Angelo Russell, and the Brooklyn Nets overcame LeBron James’ first triple-double of the season to …
Mon., Oct. 23, 2017, 10:02 p.m.
NBA capsules: Dynamic duo leads Bucks past Hornets
Mon., Oct. 23, 2017, 5:45 p.m.
Norman Chad: We love the NBA for its beauty, not its adherence to rules
The NBA is full of large, talented, beautiful men performing wondrous athletic feats, while we root for one or the other. And if, from time to time, LeBron James or …
Sun., Oct. 22, 2017, 10:46 p.m.
Winless Suns fire Earl Watson after 3 games this season
The Phoenix Suns have fired coach Earl Watson just three games in to the NBA season.
Sun., Oct. 22, 2017, 10:36 p.m.
NBA capsules: Andrew Wiggins banks in 3-pointer at buzzer, Timberwolves top Thunder
Andrew Wiggins banked in a 3-pointer from a few steps inside halfcourt as time expired to give the Minnesota Timberwolves a 115-113 victory over the host Oklahoma City Thunder on …
Sat., Oct. 21, 2017, 11:59 p.m.
NBA Capsules: Magic snap losing skid to Cavs
Nikola Vucevic scored 23 points and the Orlando Magic snapped a 17-game losing streak against the Cleveland Cavaliers, routing the defending Eastern Conference champions 114-93 on Saturday night.
Fri., Oct. 20, 2017, 11:44 p.m.
NBA capsules: Los Angeles Lakers win as Lonzo Ball barely misses triple-double