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Anthony to undergo knee surgery

Feb 19, 2015

Anthony to undergo knee surgery

Carmelo Anthony will have surgery on his left knee that could keep him off the court for four to six months. New York Knicks president Phil Jackson said Wednesday a timetable for Anthony’s recovery couldn’t completely be determined until after the surgery, but early ...

Feb 19, 2015

Suns' Dragic wants to be traded

Fed up with his role on a team crowded with point guards, Goran Dragic said he has made up his mind to leave the Phoenix Suns, preferably by Thursday’s trade deadline. If not then, he has made it clear there is no way he ...

Feb 19, 2015

Ex-Trail Blazer Kersey dead at 52

Jerome Kersey, the small forward who played his first 11 NBA seasons with the Portland Trail Blazers and helped the San Antonio Spurs win the 1999 title, has died. He was 52. The Trail Blazers confirmed Wednesday night that Kersey had died, but didnt ...

Stoudemire heading to Mavs after release

Feb 17, 2015

Stoudemire heading to Mavs after release

Amare Stoudemire asked out of his contract with the New York Knicks because he wants to make a run at a championship. The veteran forward has apparently decided Dallas is the place to spend the rest of this season chasing his first title. A ...

Westbrook leads charge for West in All-Star victory

Feb 16, 2015

Westbrook leads charge for West in All-Star victory

Mixing Broadway and basketball, this NBA All-Star Game was a West Side Story. Russell Westbrook scored 41 points, one shy of the All-Star record, and the Western Conference beat the East 163-158 on Sunday night in the highest-scoring game All-Star Game ever. The Oklahoma ...

Curry shoots lights out in 3-pt event

Feb 15, 2015

Curry shoots lights out in 3-pt event

Stephen Curry honored a fallen fan the best way he knew how. Zach LaVine made a name for himself in a dunk contest that lacked star punch. Curry bested Golden State Warriors teammate Klay Thompson and six others to win his first 3-point contest, ...

Feb 14, 2015

World team wins Rising Stars game

Andrew Wiggins scored 22 points, Rudy Gobert added 18 points, 12 rebounds and three blocked shots, and the World team beat the U.S. 121-112 on Friday night in the Rising Stars Challenge at All-Star weekend. Wiggins, the No. 1 pick from Canada who plays ...

Rose scores 30 as Bulls runs past Cavaliers

Feb 13, 2015

Rose scores 30 as Bulls runs past Cavaliers

Derrick Rose drove hard to the rim and heard those familiar “MVP! MVP!” chants from the crowd. The star point guard was in top form, and so were the Bulls. Rose scored 30 points, and Chicago handed Cleveland just its second loss in 16 ...

Warriors 42-9 after win over T-Wolves

Feb 12, 2015

Warriors 42-9 after win over T-Wolves

After a first 51 games unlike any other in franchise history, the Golden State Warriors need a rest. That much was clear in their final game before the All-Star break, when they had to grind out their 42nd win of the season against the ...

Warriors' Curry, Thompson step out of fathers' shadows

Feb 11, 2015

Warriors' Curry, Thompson step out of fathers' shadows

Before Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson grew up to be the Splash Brothers, they were just the sons of famous fathers trying to make it big. Dell Curry recalls his son tagging along with him before and after games with the Charlotte Hornets, learning ...

Harden powers Rockets past Suns

Feb 11, 2015

Harden powers Rockets past Suns

The Houston Rockets blew an early 18-point lead and were down by one after three quarters in Phoenix. Then, as he so often does, James Harden took over. The NBA’s leading scorer got 20 of his 40 points in the fourth quarter and the ...