Stories tagged: nba
Wed., March 29, 2017, 10:30 p.m.
NBA Capsules: Westbrook scores 57 in Thunder’s 114-106 OT win over Magic
Russell Westbrook had 57 points – the most in a triple-double in NBA history – 13 rebounds and 11 assists to lead the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 114-106 overtime …
Wed., March 29, 2017, 12:23 p.m.
Warriors hopeful Kevin Durant can return in regular season
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant has been cleared for non-contact basketball drills and could return from his knee injury before the end of the regular season. The Warriors say …
Wed., March 29, 2017, 10:24 a.m.
Pacers waive Rodney Stuckey after another injury hits
The Indiana Pacers have waived backup guard Rodney Stuckey. The move comes a day after the team announced he would miss four to six weeks with a strained left patellar …
Tue., March 28, 2017, 10:08 p.m.
NBA Capsules: Curry’s 32 lead Warriors over Rockets 113-106
Stephen Curry scored 32 points, Klay Thompson had 25 and the Golden State Warriors built a big lead early and held on for a 113-106 win over the Houston Rockets …
Tue., March 28, 2017, 2:56 p.m.
Pau Gasol giving Spurs everything they expected, and more
When Pau Gasol was languishing in Memphis early in his career, when he was winning championships in Los Angeles and certainly when he was on a two-year layover in Chicago, …
Tue., March 28, 2017, 12:14 p.m.
Suspended Joakim Noah: Using supplement to aid injuries ‘backfired’
Joakim Noah says he is sorry for taking an over-the-counter supplement that led to a 20-game suspension for violating the NBA’s anti-drug policy. The New York Knicks center says he …
Mon., March 27, 2017, 11:01 p.m.
NBA Capsules: Cleveland Cavaliers’ LeBron James is injured in loss to San Antonio Spurs
Kawhi Leonard scored 25 points and the San Antonio Spurs dismantled the ailing Cleveland Cavaliers 103-74 on Monday night in a showdown that turned into a major letdown for the …
Mon., March 27, 2017, 7:19 p.m.
Norman Chad: NBA’s superstar-resting problem easy to fix
The NBA’s latest problem – they charge you Broadway prices and then give you an off-Broadway show – is self-inflicted and solvable.
Sun., 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 …
Sat., 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: Fri., 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 …
Thu., 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 …
Wed., 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: Tue., 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.
Mon., 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 …
Sun., 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: Sat., 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.
Fri., 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.
Thu., 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.
Wed., 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.
Tue., 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 …
Mon., 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 …
Mon., 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: Sun., 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 …
Sat., 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: Sat., 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.
Fri., 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: Fri., 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.
Wed., 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.
Wed., 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 …