Stories tagged: nba
Wed., Feb. 1, 2017, 10:51 p.m.
NBA Capsules: Stephen Curry’s 3-point clinic leads Warriors past Hornets
With dad Dell watching live, Stephen Curry hit 11 3-pointers and scored 39 points in three quarters, coming back with vengeance from a one-game absence while ill and leading the …
Tue., Jan. 31, 2017, 11:38 p.m.
NBA Capsules: Leonard’s 36 points lead Spurs by Thunder, Westbrook, 108-94
Kawhi Leonard scored 36 points and the San Antonio Spurs held Russell Westbrook scoreless in the fourth quarter for a 108-94 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Tuesday night.
Tue., Jan. 31, 2017, 10 p.m.
Timberwolves starting to find themselves under Tom Thibodeau
After starting the season a disappointing 6-18 under first-year coach Tom Thibodeau, the Minnesota Timberwolves have started to show signs of turning a corner in the new year. They have …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 31, 2017, 9:17 p.m.
LeBron James calls Charles Barkley ‘a hater’ and fires back at TV commentator
LeBron James fired back at former NBA player Charles Barkley, who has been highly critical of the Cavaliers’ star. James told ESPN that he felt Barkley disrespected him with comments …
Mon., Jan. 30, 2017, 10:38 p.m.
Isaiah Thomas’ 41 points lead Celtics past Pistons
Isaiah Thomas scored 24 of his 41 points in the fourth quarter, and the Celtics extended their winning streak to four games.
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 29, 2017, 6:20 p.m.
NBA roundup: Paul Millsap, Hawks outlast Carmelo Anthony, Knicks 142-139 in 4 OTs
Paul Millsap had a season-high 37 points, including the go-ahead layup with 27 seconds remaining in the fourth overtime, and the host Atlanta Hawks overcame Carmelo Anthony’s season-high 45 points …
Fri., Jan. 27, 2017, 11:36 p.m.
NBA Capsules: Harden scores 51 to lead Rockets past Embiid, 76ers
James Harden scored 51 points and had 13 rebounds and 13 assists to lead the Houston Rockets to a 123-118 victory over Joel Embiid and the Philadelphia 76ers on Friday …
Thu., Jan. 26, 2017, 11 p.m.
NBA capsules: Russell Westbrook scores 45 points and Oklahoma City Thunder beats Dallas Mavericks
Russell Westbrook scored 45 points to help the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the short-handed Dallas Mavericks 109-98 on Thursday night.
Thu., Jan. 26, 2017, 5:59 p.m.
Klay Thompson, Russell Westbrook lead All-Star reserve picks, Dwyane Wade out
Russell Westbrook is one of the 14 reserves who were revealed as NBA All-Stars on Thursday, and Golden State ties a record with four selections in all. Westbrook is the …
Wed., Jan. 25, 2017, 11:12 p.m.
NBA Capsules: LeBron, slumping Cavs lose to Kings 116-112 in overtime
CLEVELAND – Arron Afflalo dropped a 3-pointer with 17.3 seconds left in overtime, lifting the Sacramento Kings to a 116-112 win Wednesday night over the slumping Cleveland Cavaliers, who lost …
Wed., Jan. 25, 2017, 7:26 p.m.
Celtics, reach deal to put GE logo on uniform
The Boston Celtics will take to the parquet court next season wearing a GE logo on their uniforms. The Celtics are the third NBA team to announce a deal to …
Tue., Jan. 24, 2017, 9:50 p.m.
NBA roundup: Spurs edge Raptors for fifth straight win
LaMarcus Aldridge scored 21 points, Patty Mills added 18 off the bench and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Toronto Raptors 108-106 on Tuesday night for their fifth straight victory.
Mon., Jan. 23, 2017, 9:13 p.m.
NBA roundup: Heat stun Warriors in final second, 105-102
Dion Waiters’ 3-pointer with 0.6 seconds left capped his 33-point effort, and the Miami Heat beat Golden State 105-102 on Monday night in Miami to end the Warriors’ seven-game winning …
Sun., Jan. 22, 2017, 8 p.m.
Spurs coach Gregg Popovich blasts President Donald Trump
Gregg Popovich would bench President Donald Trump. San Antonio’s longtime coach, who has been highly critical of Trump in the past, went on a lengthy rant about the new president …
Sun., Jan. 22, 2017, 7:23 p.m.
NBA roundup: Steph Curry, Klay Thompson each hit 7 3s, Warriors pull away from Magic
Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson each hit seven 3-pointers and the Golden State Warriors won their seventh straight game, beating the Orlando Magic 118-98 on Sunday in Orlando, Florida.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 17, 2017, 11:23 p.m.
NBA roundup: Goran Dragic leads Heat to upset over Rockets
Goran Dragic had 21 points and eight assists, Wayne Ellington scored 18 off the bench and the Miami Heat overcame another triple-double from James Harden to beat the Houston Rockets …
Tue., Jan. 17, 2017, 9:05 p.m.
Chris Paul to undergo surgery for torn ligament in thumb
Chris Paul will undergo surgery on Wednesday to repair a torn ligament in his left thumb and is expected to miss six to eight weeks.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 16, 2017, 10:18 p.m.
NBA roundup: Warriors rout defending champion Cavaliers 126-91 in rematch
Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors certainly looked ready to trade some more blows with LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers come June.
Sun., Jan. 15, 2017, 10:26 p.m.
NBA roundup: James Harden’s 12th triple-double helps Rockets end 2-game skid
James Harden had 22 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists in his 12th triple-double of the season and the Houston Rockets easily ended their first losing streak of the season …
Tue., Jan. 10, 2017, 11:10 p.m.
NBA Capsules: DeRozan powers Raptors to comeback win over Celtics, 114-106
DeMar DeRozan scored a season-high 41 points, Kyle Lowry had 24 and the Toronto Raptors rallied to end the Boston Celtics’ four-game winning streak with a 114-106 victory Tuesday night.
Mon., Jan. 9, 2017, 10:11 p.m.
NBA roundup: Russell Westbrook, Thunder cruise past Bulls 109-94
Russell Westbrook had 21 points, 14 assists and nine rebounds, helping the Oklahoma City Thunder pull away from the Chicago Bulls for an easy 109-94 victory Monday night.
Sun., Jan. 8, 2017, 10:44 p.m.
NBA roundup: James Harden powers Rockets past Raptors for 8th straight win
James Harden had 40 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds for his 10th triple-double of the season, and the Houston Rockets beat the host Toronto Raptors 129-122 on Sunday night …
Sat., Jan. 7, 2017, 6:36 p.m.
After giving up 24-point lead, Golden State knows it can’t cruise through season
The truth is that the Warriors have been playing with fire. The general indifference with which they’ve gone through the regular season has made them a different team from the …
Fri., Jan. 6, 2017, 6:01 p.m.
AP source: Cavs nearing deal for Hawks’ Kyle Korver
A person familiar with the negotiations says the Cleveland Cavaliers are working on a deal to acquire shooting guard Kyle Korver from Atlanta. One of the NBA’s best outside shooters, …
Wed., Jan. 4, 2017, 11:27 p.m.
NBA Capsules: Butler’s big fourth leads Bulls to win over depleted Cavs
Jimmy Butler scored 10 straight points during a critical stretch in the fourth quarter, leading the Chicago Bulls to a 106-94 win Wednesday night over the Cleveland Cavaliers, who had …
Tue., Jan. 3, 2017, 10:48 p.m.
NBA roundup: Isaiah Thomas’ 29 points, 15 assists send Celtics past Jazz 115-104
Isaiah Thomas had 29 points and a career-high 15 assists, and the Boston Celtics made 17 3-pointers for the second straight game in beating the Utah Jazz 115-104 on Tuesday …
Mon., Jan. 2, 2017, 9:28 p.m.
NBA roundup: Jimmy Butler has 52 to help Bulls top Kemba Walker, Hornets
Jimmy Butler scored 52 points and outdueled Kemba Walker, carrying the Chicago Bulls in a 118-111 victory over the visiting Charlotte Hornets on Monday night.
Sun., Jan. 1, 2017, 9:53 p.m.
NBA roundup: Tim Hardaway powers Hawks to long-awaited OT win over Spurs
Tim Hardaway Jr. made a tying 3-pointer with 3.3 seconds remaining in regulation and scored nine points in overtime, including the go-ahead free throw, to lift the Atlanta Hawks to …
Fri., Dec. 30, 2016, 8:38 p.m.
As he turns 32, LeBron James savors ‘magical’ ride in 2016
Not everyone wants 2016, month after month of messy moments and mayhem, to end. For LeBron James, it was a charmed year.
Wed., Dec. 28, 2016, 11:23 p.m.
NBA roundup: Jimmy Butler scores 40, buzzer-beater lifts Bulls over Nets 101-99
Jimmy Butler matched his season high with 40 points and hit an 18-footer at the buzzer roughly five minutes after being helped off the court with an apparent injury Wednesday …