Basketball

DeRozan has career-high 43, Raptors beat Celtics…

DeMar DeRozan scored a career-high 43 points and the Toronto Raptors rallied from a 17-point deficit to beat the Boston Celtics 107-97 on Friday night

Charles Barkley drops curse word on 'Inside the…

Charles Barkley accidentally curses on-air when describing the New York Knicks' play on TNT's "Inside the NBA"

Wizards Acquire Nets’ Bogdanovic for Nichols…

The Wizards have acquired Nets shooting guard Bojan Bogdanovic and forward Chris McCullough in exchange for forward Andrew Nicholson, guard Marcus Thornton and a 2017 first-round pick, The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski reports.

Harris scores 25 points in Nuggets' 129-109 win over Nets

Gary Harris scored a career-high 25 points and the Denver Nuggets bounced back from successive losses to beat the Brooklyn Nets 129-109

For Rubio and more, passing of trade deadline…

Trade talks were just that _ all talk _ for Ricky Rubio and many others Thursday, and those players could finally feel a sense of relief

Curry flurry: MVP's huge third quarter propels…

Stephen Curry scored 17 of his 35 points in a 3-point flurry over the final 3:37 of the third quarter, and the two-time reigning MVP also had seven rebounds, five assists and four steals as the Warriors beat the Los Angeles Clippers 123-113

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Wade, Butler lead Bulls over Suns 128-121 in overtime

Dwyane Wade scored 23 points, Jimmy Butler added 22 and the Chicago Bulls rallied to beat the Phoenix Suns 128-121 in overtime Friday night

Rockets rout Pelicans, 129-99, in Cousins' New…

The Boogie-and-Brow era in New Orleans is off to a highly inauspicious start

Mavs turn eye to future by getting Noel, waiving…

The Dallas Mavericks have made two plays for the future, acquiring big man Nerlens Noel from the Philadelphia 76ers before the trading deadline and waiving veteran point guard Deron Williams to clear the way for rookie Yogi Ferrell

Tyler Johnson leads resurgent Heat past Hawks, 108-90

The Miami Heat could be part of the Eastern Conference playoff picture after all

George stays with Pacers but wanted input on…

Paul George finished practice by laughing, joking and slapping hands with the same teammates he's played with all season

The big names stay in place on NBA trade-deadline…

Paul George, Jimmy Butler, Carmelo Anthony and Derrick Rose all stayed in place on NBA trade-deadline day, despite tons of speculation that they could be on the move

Towns, Wiggins help Wolves beat Mavericks 97-84

Karl-Anthony Towns had 26 points and 18 rebounds and Andrew Wiggins scored 27 points to help the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 97-84 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Friday night

Bird, Kidd say don't look for OKC's Westbrook to…

Larry Bird and Jason Kidd know firsthand the all-around effort it takes to record a triple-double in the natural flow of the game, and they don't expect Oklahoma City point guard Russell Westbrook to back off down the stretch of the regular season

Power of science: Warriors thrive with chemistry…

All that concern about adding Durant to Warriors' lineup? Golden State has jelled just fine

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Hayward, Jazz take charge in lane to beat Bucks 109-95

Gordon Hayward scored 29 points, Derrick Favors added 19 and the Utah Jazz beat the Milwaukee Bucks 109-95 on Friday night

D-League getting respect as legit NBA minor…

The NBA Development League has grown from an eight-team, largely overlooked sideshow to a 22-team league inching closer to becoming a legitimate minor league system

Wizards acquire Bogdanovic in trade with Nets

The Wizards acquired swingman Bojan Bogdanovic in a trade with the Nets

Pacers beat Grizzlies 102-92 to end six-game skid

CJ Miles made five 3-pointers

Pelicans' Cousins: He and Davis can 'wreak havoc…

DeMarcus Cousins says his prayers have been answered, although not necessarily in the way he expected

Covington, Saric lead Sixers to 120-112 win over Wizards

Robert Covington had 25 points and 11 rebounds, Dario Saric scored 20 with 11 boards and the depleted Philadelphia 76ers beat the Washington Wizards 120-112 on Friday night

Cauley-Stein scores 29, Kings beat Nuggets 116-100

Willie Cauley-Stein had a career-high 29 points and 10 rebounds to help the Sacramento Kings, playing for the first time since trading DeMarcus Cousins, beat the Denver Nuggets 116-100

Irving, James lead Cavaliers past Knicks, 119-104

LeBron James recorded his 48th career triple-double and Kyrie Irving scored 23 points, leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 119-104 victory over the New York Knicks, who hung on to superstar Carmelo Anthony and Derrick Rose at Thursday's trade deadline

Pistons rally from 18 down, beat Hornets 114-108 in OT

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope scored 33 points, including three 3-pointers late in the fourth quarter during a pulsating Detroit rally, and the Pistons outlasted the Charlotte Hornets 114-108 in overtime

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Lillard rallies Trail Blazers to 112-103 win over Orlando

Damian Lillard scored 33 points, C.J. McCollum added 22 and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Orlando Magic 112-103 on Thursday night to snap a three-game losing streak

Bosh to work on Turner Sports' "Players Only" broadcasts

Chris Bosh is heading back to the NBA, this time as an analyst

Charles Oakley attends Knicks-Cavaliers game in Cleveland

Charles Oakley, still at odds with the New York Knicks, watched his former team in his hometown Thursday night