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Curry gets back on track in victory

/ Mar 6, 2017

Curry gets back on track in victory

Stephen Curry’s shot still wasn’t falling, and that wasn’t the only strange thing. Madison Square Garden’s decision to play no sound during warmups or stoppages in play in the first half Sunday created a silent setting that was more fitting for middle school than ...

Spurs overcome fatigue to defeat T-Wolves

/ Mar 5, 2017

Spurs overcome fatigue to defeat T-Wolves

Kawhi Leonard and the Spurs didn’t get much sleep after a long night’s work Friday. It didn’t seem to bother San Antonio’s All-Star forward, at least. Leonard had 34 points and 10 rebounds and the Spurs overcame a listless start to beat the Minnesota ...

Raptors outduel rival Wizards

/ Mar 4, 2017

Raptors outduel rival Wizards

The Toronto Raptors knew they’d need a better performance from their bench Friday night than they got in the first game of a home-and-home set with the Washington Wizards. Norman Powell made sure it happened. Powell scored a season-high 21 points off the bench, ...

/ Mar 4, 2017

Jeanie Buss drops court request

Jeanie Buss went to court to stop what her attorneys call an attempt by brothers Jim and Johnny Buss to oust her as controlling owner and president of the Los Angeles Lakers. The brothers’ lawyers responded that they have no such intentions and that ...

Warriors see record run end without star Durant in lineup

/ Mar 3, 2017

Warriors see record run end without star Durant in lineup

Whether it’s a superstar going down or dropping back-to-back games, losses are starting to add up for the Golden State Warriors. Jimmy Butler scored 22 points and the Chicago Bulls beat Golden State 94-87 on Thursday night in the Warriors’ first game since Kevin ...

Nets halt 16-game slide

/ Mar 2, 2017

Nets halt 16-game slide

Brook Lopez reached a career milestone and was given the game ball. What he cherished most was the victory, a rarity these days for the Nets. The veteran Brooklyn center had 24 points and eight rebounds to surpass 10,000 points with the Nets, who ...

Durant sidelined at least four weeks with knee injury

/ Mar 2, 2017

Durant sidelined at least four weeks with knee injury

Kevin Durant is down for the immediate future with a knee injury, and that’s a huge blow on both ends of the floor for the playoff-bound, championship-chasing Golden State Warriors. Stephen Curry and Co. are going to have to carry on without KD perhaps ...

Agent: Bogut to join Cavaliers

/ Mar 1, 2017

Agent: Bogut to join Cavaliers

Andrew Bogut has chosen to join the Cleveland Cavaliers, giving LeBron James and the defending champions another accomplished veteran as they prepare to mount a run to their third straight NBA Finals. Bogut’s agent, David Bauman of ISE, told The Associated Press on Tuesday ...

Warriors lose Durant to injury, lose game to Wizards

/ Mar 1, 2017

Warriors lose Durant to injury, lose game to Wizards

Even after Kevin Durant injured his left knee and departed only 93 seconds in, and even after Golden State trailed by as many as 19 points, and even after Stephen Curry’s drought from behind the arc stretched to 14 attempts over two games, the ...

Veteran point guard Williams joins Cavaliers

/ Feb 28, 2017

Veteran point guard Williams joins Cavaliers

After rattling off several reasons for signing with the Cavaliers, Deron Williams got around to the one that matters most. He wants a ring. “Competing for a championship is something that I haven’t had a chance to do,” he said. Williams, an Olympian and ...

Hawks push back against Celtics

/ Feb 28, 2017

Hawks push back against Celtics

Atlanta Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer knew that stopping the Boston Celtics hinged on making things hard for Isaiah Thomas. They did, and it helped end their longest losing streak in two months. Dennis Schroder had 21 points and the Hawks snapped a three-game skid ...