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Warriors beat Rockets for 60th win

Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors didn’t get much time to celebrate their 60th win, not with a game at San Antonio coming Wednesday night. Curry scored 32 points, Klay Thompson had 25 and the Warriors built a big lead early and held on for a 113-106 win over ...

Spurs pound LeBron, Cavs

/ Mar 28, 2017

Spurs pound LeBron, Cavs

The Cavaliers acknowledged having heavy legs, yet there is something far weightier on the minds of the defending NBA champions. Cleveland is in the midst of one of its worst stretches this season and there is little time to fix it. Kawhi Leonard scored ...

Superb Harden leads Rockets past Thunder

/ Mar 27, 2017

Superb Harden leads Rockets past Thunder

James Harden was Houston’s fourth-leading scorer on Sunday against the Oklahoma City Thunder. However, it was clear to everyone that he was the key to Houston’s victory. Lou Williams scored 31 points off the bench, Harden finished with 22 points and 12 assists, and ...

Speed demon Wall leads Wizards past Cavaliers

/ Mar 26, 2017

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 ...

Booker explodes for 70 in loss

/ Mar 25, 2017

Booker explodes for 70 in loss

Devin Booker is only 20 and already has a place alongside Wilt Chamberlain, Kobe Bryant and just a few others in NBA history. Booker scored 70 points, becoming the sixth different player to reach that total, but the Boston Celtics outlasted the Phoenix Suns ...

Lakers honor Shaq with huge statue outside arena

/ Mar 25, 2017

Lakers honor Shaq with huge statue outside arena

The Lakers honored Shaquille O’Neal with a bronze statue of the Hall of Fame center who helped them to three consecutive NBA titles in better days outside Staples Center on Friday. With his youngest son pulling a gold braided cord to drop a shiny ...

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, ...