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Suns take season series from Bucks

Basketball / NBA Mar 5, 2019

Suns take season series from Bucks

The Phoenix Suns have had a dreadful season, one of growing pains, long losing streaks and blowout losses. However, on Monday night they put together a performance that was far from that of the team that came in with the NBA's worst record. Kelly Oubre ...

Rockets, Raptors set for two games in Japan

Basketball / NBA Mar 5, 2019

Rockets, Raptors set for two games in Japan

by Kaz Nagatsuka

Well, it's only preseason contests this time, but Japan will host NBA games for the first time in 16 years when the Houston Rockets and Toronto Raptors face each other, the league announced at a Tokyo news conference on Tuesday. The teams will compete on ...

Harden scores 42 to lead Rockets past Celtics

Basketball / NBA Mar 4, 2019

Harden scores 42 to lead Rockets past Celtics

James Harden and the Houston Rockets are at their best when they are knocking down 3-pointers, getting points in the paint and racking up points to the foul line. They did all three against the Boston Celtics and it added up to a mostly easy ...

Spurs part ways with veteran center Pau Gasol

Basketball / NBA Mar 2, 2019

Spurs part ways with veteran center Pau Gasol

The San Antonio Spurs announced a buyout agreement with Pau Gasol on Friday, allowing the veteran center to become playoff-eligible with another team. Gasol has been used sparingly by the Spurs of late, appearing in only two of their last seven games and his playing ...

Bulls outlast Hawks in 4OT epic

Basketball / NBA Mar 2, 2019

Bulls outlast Hawks in 4OT epic

The Chicago Bulls are playing their best basketball of the season at a time many might have thought the focus would be shifting to the NBA draft lottery. The wins are making Lauri Markkanen hungry for more. Markkanen made three free throws to give Chicago the ...

James Harden drops 58 on Heat as Rockets rally for victory

Basketball / NBA Mar 1, 2019

James Harden drops 58 on Heat as Rockets rally for victory

After scoring 58 points, James Harden pointed to the Houston Rockets' defense and team effort. Harden also had 10 assists and seven rebounds and the Rockets overcame a 21-point third-quarter deficit to beat the Miami Heat 121-118 on Thursday night. He fell three points short of ...

Suns beat Heat to end 17-game losing streak

Basketball / NBA Feb 26, 2019

Suns beat Heat to end 17-game losing streak

Devin Booker came into his final matchup against Dwyane Wade looking to be the next player on the list of those who have snared a retirement-season jersey from the Miami star. Turns out, the jersey wasn't even the biggest prize. Booker scored 20 points, Phoenix played ...

Raptors beat DeRozan, Spurs

Basketball / NBA Feb 23, 2019

Raptors beat DeRozan, Spurs

A crucial turnover brought a sour end to DeMar DeRozan's first game back in Toronto. Kawhi Leonard stole the ball from DeRozan to score the go-ahead dunk with 15 seconds left and the Raptors beat the San Antonio Spurs 120-117 on Friday night, spoiling the ...

76ers hand Knicks 18th straight loss

Basketball / NBA Feb 14, 2019

76ers hand Knicks 18th straight loss

With a big lead and bigger games ahead, Joel Embiid could have opted for safety. He could have simply let the ball go out of bounds, without putting a scare into people in the 76ers' front office or along the Madison Square Garden sideline. That's not ...