Stories tagged: nba
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.
SATURDAY, MARCH 4, 2017, 5:22 P.M.
Tim Cowlishaw: Mavericks owner Mark Cuban is a bully just like Donald Trump
Contrary to popular belief, I don’t wake up planning to write or tweet or talk about Mavericks owner Mark Cuban.
FRIDAY, MARCH 3, 2017, 9:59 P.M.
NBA Capsules: Cavs make NBA regular-season record 25 3s, top Hawks 135-130
Kyrie Irving scored 43 points, LeBron James had 38 and the Cleveland Cavaliers set an NBA regular-season record with 25 3-pointers in a 135-130 victory over Atlanta on Friday night.
THURSDAY, MARCH 2, 2017, 11:26 P.M.
NBA Capsules: Bulls top Golden State in Warriors’ 1st game without Durant
Jimmy Butler scored 22 points and the Chicago Bulls beat Golden State 94-87 on Thursday night in the Warriors’ first game since Kevin Durant injured his left leg.
THURSDAY, MARCH 2, 2017, 6:15 P.M.
Warriors maintain focus while Kevin Durant recovers
The Golden State Warriors are breathing a little easier. They expect superstar forward Kevin Durant will return this season. Stephen Curry says ahead of the Warriors game in Chicago there’s …
THURSDAY, MARCH 2, 2017, 6:13 P.M.
Upon further review: NBA will hire more referees
After further review, the NBA says it’s time to hire more referees. The league also plans to change the way they are scheduled and evaluated. The NBA is launching an …
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 1, 2017, 10:12 P.M.
Warriors: Kevin Durant out indefinitely with left knee injury
Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant is sidelined for the immediate future and that is a big blow on both ends of the floor. Stephen Curry and the rest of …
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, MARCH 1, 2017, 10:10 P.M.
Joel Embiid’s season over because of left knee problems
Philadelphia center Joel Embiid’s season is over because of continued issues with his left knee. The 76ers made the announcement Wednesday, changing his status after tests showed his meniscus tear …
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 1, 2017, 10:08 P.M.
LeBron: ‘Only time will tell’ if Cavs better than ‘16 squad
LeBron James isn’t ready to say how much new acquisitions Andrew Bogut and Lou Williams will be able to help the Cleveland Cavaliers. James said at the team’s shootaround in …
TUESDAY, FEB. 28, 2017, 10:31 P.M.
NBA Capsules: Warriors lose Durant to injury, lose game to Wizards 112-108
Kevin Durant injured his left knee and departed after only 93 seconds, Golden State trailed by as many as 19 points in the first quarter, and Stephen Curry missed a …
TUESDAY, FEB. 28, 2017, 9:59 P.M.
Fab February over for Cavaliers, who face tough March ahead
LeBron James rarely gets caught off guard. But time flies when you’re having fun, and the year’s shortest month blew by for James and the Cavaliers.
TUESDAY, FEB. 28, 2017, 9:59 P.M.
Agent: Andrew Bogut has chosen the Cavaliers
Veteran center Andrew Bogut has chosen to join the Cleveland Cavaliers. Bogut’s agent, David Bauman of ISE, told The Associated Press on Tuesday night that Bogut plans to sign with …
TUESDAY, FEB. 28, 2017, 9:36 P.M.
Chris Bosh: ‘My health is great. I’m feeling good’
Chris Bosh said he is in “great” health during his in-studio debut as a Turner Sports analyst, and lauded how the Miami Heat have turned around their season. Bosh said …
UPDATED: MONDAY, FEB. 27, 2017, 9:50 P.M.
NBA Capsules: LeBron returns from strep throat, scores 24 in Cavs win over Bucks
LeBron James returned from a bout with strep throat and scored 24 points, Kyrie Irving added 25 and Cleveland held off Milwaukee.
MONDAY, FEB. 27, 2017, 8:20 P.M.
Deron Williams signs with champion Cavaliers
Free agent point guard Deron Williams signed with the Cleveland Cavaliers, giving the NBA champions another playmaker to help them defend their title.
UPDATED: SUNDAY, FEB. 26, 2017, 10:20 P.M.
NBA roundup: Russell Westbrook scores 41 in triple-double as Thunder top Pelicans
Russell Westbrook scored 41 points in his 29th triple-double of the season to help the host Oklahoma City Thunder beat the New Orleans Pelicans 118-110 on Sunday night.
SATURDAY, FEB. 25, 2017, 8:16 P.M.
NBA Capsules: Dwyane Wade, Bulls defeat Cavs without LeBron James
Dwyane Wade scored 20 points and Jimmy Butler recorded a triple-double, leading the Chicago Bulls to a 117-99 victory Saturday night over the Cleveland Cavaliers, who played without LeBron James.
FRIDAY, FEB. 24, 2017, 10:32 P.M.
NBA Capsules: Westbrook’s triple-double leads Thunder past Lakers, 110-93
Russell Westbrook scored 17 points in his 28th triple-double of the season, and his new teammates fit in seamlessly as the Oklahoma City Thunder defeated the Los Angeles Lakers 110-93 …
FRIDAY, FEB. 24, 2017, 9:10 P.M.
For Ricky Rubio and more, passing of trade deadline brought relief
Trade talks were just that – all talk – for Ricky Rubio and many others Thursday, and those players could finally feel a sense of relief. In most cases around …
FRIDAY, FEB. 24, 2017, 9:07 P.M.
Magic President: Season has been ‘incredibly disappointing’
Magic president Alex Martins says it has been an “incredibly disappointing” season for Orlando. He did say he is pleased with Orlando’s young core of players and coach Frank Vogel. …
FRIDAY, FEB. 24, 2017, 9:04 P.M.
Injured 76ers rookie Ben Simmons won’t play this season
The Philadelphia 76ers say No. 1 overall pick Ben Simmons will miss the rest of the season because his surgically repaired right foot hasn’t healed as quickly as expected. He …
FRIDAY, FEB. 24, 2017, 9:03 P.M.
Hawks suspend Dennis Schroder for a game for late return to team
The Atlanta Hawks suspended starting point guard Dennis Schroder for one game on Friday for failing to return to the team on time following the All-Star break. Schroder is not …
THURSDAY, FEB. 23, 2017, 9:40 P.M.
NBA Capsules: Stephen Curry leads huge 3rd quarter and Golden State beats Clippers
Stephen Curry scored 17 of his 35 points in a 3-point flurry over the final 3:37 of the third quarter, and the two-time reigning MVP also had seven rebounds, five …
THURSDAY, FEB. 23, 2017, 6:22 P.M.
Charles Oakley attends Knicks-Cavaliers game in Cleveland
Charles Oakley, still at odds with the New York Knicks, watched his former team in his hometown Thursday night. The Cleveland native sat next to Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert as …
THURSDAY, FEB. 23, 2017, 6:10 P.M.
The big names stay in place on NBA trade-deadline day
Paul George, Jimmy Butler, Carmelo Anthony and Derrick Rose all stayed in place on NBA trade-deadline day, despite tons of speculation that they could be on the move. In all, …
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 22, 2017, 9:41 P.M.
NBA returns for a break-neck finish to regular season
The NBA returns to action Thursday night after a week off for the All-Star break. But the league has hardly been idle. DeMarcus Cousins moved from Sacramento to New Orleans, …
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 22, 2017, 9:32 P.M.
Wizards acquire Bojan Bogdanovic in trade with Nets
The Wizards acquired swingman Bojan Bogdanovic in a trade with the Nets. Washington sent a protected 2017 first-round pick, Marcus Thornton and Andrew Nicholson to Brooklyn for Bogdanovic and Chris …
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 22, 2017, 9:31 P.M.
Hawks acquire Ersan Ilyasova from 76ers for Tiago Splitter
The Atlanta Hawks have received scoring help for their playoff push by acquiring forward Ersan Ilyasova from the Philadelphia 76ers for center Tiago Splitter and draft picks.
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 22, 2017, 9:29 P.M.
Column: Lakers can’t count on celebrity to bring back glory
Chasing celebrity isn’t mentioned anywhere in the first chapter of the playbook to NBA relevance. It hasn’t worked in New York, where Phil Jackson’s 11 rings haven’t helped turn around …