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Thunder storm past Rockets

Jan 30, 2016

Thunder storm past Rockets

Russell Westbrook once again did a little bit of everything for the Thunder. He finished Friday night with 26 points, 14 assists and 10 rebounds, his sixth triple-double of the season, the third in his past nine games and the 25th of the Oklahoma ...

Jan 29, 2016

Division II coach ties Summitt's all-time win mark

McKendree University men’s basketball coach Harry Statham posted his 1,098th career victory Thursday night, matching Pat Summitt’s mark for the most at a four-year school. Statham is in his 50th season at the Division II college. He guided the Bearcats past Wisconsin-Parkside 92-85 on ...

Jan 29, 2016

George Washington falls in 2OT

ShawnDre’ Jones scored 29 points, Khwan Fore had 18 and the pair combined for all 13 Richmond points in the second overtime of a 98-90 win over George Washington on Thursday. Each made a basket and combined to go 9 of 12 from the ...

Tochigi's Brenton a multitalented player

Jan 29, 2016

Tochigi's Brenton a multitalented player

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In Japanese basketball, teams usually ask import players to provide size and scoring ability. But what Tommy Brenton supplies is much more than that. Brenton is averaging just 8.7 points per game this season, but he has still found his comfort zone in his ...

Raptors reel off 10th straight

Jan 29, 2016

Raptors reel off 10th straight

The 10-game winning streak the Toronto Raptors are on now is all part of the process coach Dwane Casey put in place five years ago. “He told us to stick to everything he’s showing us and teaching us from the beginning,” DeMar DeRozan said. ...

Spurs rip Rockets for 34th consecutive home victory

Jan 28, 2016

Spurs rip Rockets for 34th consecutive home victory

The San Antonio Spurs were an angry team looking to take out some frustration and they did so swiftly. LaMarcus Aldridge had 25 points and 10 rebounds, and the Spurs rebounded from their worst loss in three years to bash the Houston Rockets 130-99 ...

LeBron rejects 'coach killer' tag

Jan 28, 2016

LeBron rejects 'coach killer' tag

LeBron James disdains the notion he’s a coach killer. Widely criticized in basketball circles for a perception that he pushed for Cleveland’s front office to fire David Blatt last week, James said the criticism that he undercuts coaches is unfair. “But what can I ...

Durant steals show in win at MSG

Jan 27, 2016

Durant steals show in win at MSG

Kevin Durant heard all about Golden State and San Antonio the last few days, and isn’t bothered the NBA’s best have been hogging all the headlines. “We just try to worry about us and what we could do every single day to get better,” ...

Griffin sidelined after breaking hand in fight with friend

Jan 27, 2016

Griffin sidelined after breaking hand in fight with friend

Blake Griffin is expected to miss four to six weeks with a broken shooting hand after punching a Los Angeles Clippers staff member during a road trip. The star forward underwent a procedure and was treated by an orthopedic surgeon after returning early to ...

Warriors maul sloppy Spurs

Jan 26, 2016

Warriors maul sloppy Spurs

Stephen Curry and the dominant Warriors aren’t just beating teams anymore, they’re throwing staggering knockout punches against the NBA’s best — make that second-best. In a span of eight days, Golden State has 30-point wins over Cleveland, Chicago and San Antonio. Curry scored 37 ...