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Speed demon Wall leads Wizards past Cavaliers

LeBron James yanked off the tinted goggles protecting his injured eye and flung them away. His vision was clear. However, there was one blur that wouldn’t go away: John Wall. Washington’s faster-than-fast star scored 37 points, Bradley Beal added 27 and the Wizards again showed they’ll be a handful in ...

DeRozan's 40 points power Raptors past Heat

/ Mar 24, 2017

DeRozan's 40 points power Raptors past Heat

Down by 15 early, the Toronto Raptors had no reason to panic. Trouble brings out their best. DeMar DeRozan scored 40 points — doing that back-to-back for the first time in his career — and the Raptors clamped down defensively in the final three ...

Westbrook, Thunder trample over 76ers

/ Mar 23, 2017

Westbrook, Thunder trample over 76ers

Add another first for Russell Westbrook — a triple-double without missing a shot. 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 76ers on ...

/ Mar 22, 2017

Former Bulls GM Krause dies at 77

Jerry Krause, the general manager of the Chicago Bulls during a 1990s dynasty that included six NBA championships with Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen, has died. He was 77. The Bulls confirmed his death on Tuesday. A Chicago native, Krause spent 18 seasons leading ...

/ Mar 21, 2017

Silver weighs in on teams resting starters

NBA commissioner Adam Silver sent a memo to the league’s board of governors Monday, describing the way teams are choosing to rest starters in some games as “an extremely significant issue for our league” and pressing owners to be more involved in the decision-making ...

Teague gives Pacers big lift against Jazz

/ Mar 21, 2017

Teague gives Pacers big lift against Jazz

Indiana Pacers guard Jeff Teague looked like a natural playing a leading role Monday night. With Paul George struggling and the Pacers in desperate need of a win, the former All-Star jumped in and didn’t miss a beat. Teague had 21 points, five rebounds ...

Lillard on fire as Trail Blazers scorch Heat

/ Mar 20, 2017

Lillard on fire as Trail Blazers scorch Heat

The end of a five-game road trip, capped by a back-to-back, is not the usual scenario for someone to have an offensive explosion. Damian Lillard apparently disagrees. Lillard scored a season-high 49 points, tied a career high with nine 3-pointers, and carried the Portland ...

76ers jump on Mavericks in third en route to rout

/ Mar 18, 2017

76ers jump on Mavericks in third en route to rout

After being traded to Philadelphia by Dallas, Justin Anderson couldn’t wait for the opportunity to prove his worth to his former team. Anderson tied his career high with 19 points and Robert Covington scored 12 of his 18 points in Philadelphia’s dominant third quarter, ...

Thunder blow out Raptors as Westbrook leads way again

/ Mar 17, 2017

Thunder blow out Raptors as Westbrook leads way again

With four straight triple-doubles contributing directly to wins, Russell Westbrook’s ability to make the Oklahoma City Thunder tick is undeniable. Not that there was any doubt on Thursday night as the NBA’s leading scorer had 24 points, 16 assists and 10 rebounds to lead ...

Rockets pummel lowly Lakers

/ Mar 16, 2017

Rockets pummel lowly Lakers

Rockets guard Lou Williams found the perfect cure for his recent shooting woes — a good, old-fashioned revenge game. Williams scored 30 points against his former team and James Harden had his 17th triple-double of the season to lead Houston over the Los Angeles ...

Curry persists to lead Warriors past Sixers

/ Mar 15, 2017

Curry persists to lead Warriors past Sixers

Even after a series of misses from deep where he makes his money, Stephen Curry kept letting it fly from long range. Then, at last, the ball started falling. Curry scored 29 points on his 29th birthday, Klay Thompson added 28 and the Golden ...

/ Mar 14, 2017

Longtime Knicks analyst Andariese dies

John Andariese, a New York Knicks broadcaster for more than 35 years, died Monday. He was 78. The Knicks confirmed Andariese’s death, but did not provide a cause. A star player at Fordham and member of the New York City Basketball Hall of Fame, ...