Basketball

Caldwell-Pope's season-high 34 points help Lakers top Kings

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope scored 17 of his season-high 34 points in the third quarter and the Los Angeles Lakers snapped a three-game road losing streak with a 113-108 win against the Sacramento Kings

T-Wolves start slow, bust century mark anyway

After 2 lopsided losses to OKC, Durant leads…

Kevin Durant scores 28 points as Golden State Warriors beat Oklahoma City Thunder 112-80

Timberwolves' Jimmy Butler has meniscal injury to…

Minnesota All-Star Jimmy Butler has a meniscal injury to his right knee that the Timberwolves are optimistic will not sideline him rest of the season as they try to end the NBA's longest playoff drought

Teague scores 25 to lead Butler-less Wolves past Bulls

Jeff Teague scored 25 points, Andrew Wiggins added 23 and the Minnesota Timberwolves _ playing their first game since All-Star Jimmy Butler was injured _ beat the Chicago Bulls 122-104

Jazz edge Mavericks 97-90 for 12th win in 13 games

Donovan Mitchell scores 25 to help Jazz edge Mavericks 97-90 for 12th win in 13 games

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Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Mac Engel column

Jason Terry: 40-year-old Bucks guard eyes 20…

Jason Terry Time: Going strong at 40, Bucks guard provides steady hand, eyes 20 years in NBA

Larry Nance Jr. to wear his dad's retired No. 22…

Cavaliers forward Larry Nance Jr. will wear his father's retired No. 22 jersey with the Cavaliers

Lillard's layup after Suns' turnover gives Portland victory

Damian Lillard scored 40 points, the last two on a driving, left-handed layup with nine-tenths of a second to play, and the Portland Trail Blazers rallied from 15 down in the final 7 1/2 minutes to beat Phoenix 106-104, the Suns' ninth straight loss

Irving scores 31, leads Celtics to 121-112 win in New York

Kyrie Irving had 31 points, nine rebounds and eight assists, leading the Boston Celtics over the New York Knicks 121-112 for their second victory in two nights since the All-Star break

NBA setting up hotline to report misconduct, work…

The NBA is establishing a confidential hotline for league and team employees to report concerns about misconduct in their workplace, following a Sports Illustrated report that described a hostile environment for women in the Dallas Mavericks organization

Kings take shot at bringing NBA All-Star game to…

Kings look to cap big comeback by bringing All-Star game to Sacramento for 1st time

Johnson scores 23 to help Heat beat reeling Grizzlies 115-89

Tyler Johnson scores 23 points as Miami Heat beat reeling Memphis Grizzles 115-89

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Embiid leads Sixers to 7th straight win, 116-105 over Magic

Joel Embiid had 28 points and 14 rebounds, and the Philadelphia 76ers extended their season-high win streak to seven with a 116-105 victory over the Orlando Magic

When NBA returns, will Warriors' dominance come…

The Golden State Warriors have never lost more than 15 games in a season under Steve Kerr

Mavs owner Mark Cuban fined $600,000 for tanking…

The NBA has fined outspoken Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban $600,000 for comments about tanking during a podcast with Hall of Famer Julius Erving

Jokic's triple-double leads Nuggets over Spurs, 122-119

Jokic has 28 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists, Chandler has 18 points and 16 rebounds as Nuggets beat Spurs, 122-119

Randle stars, Ball returns in Lakers' 124-102 win over Mavs

Julius Randle gets triple-double as Los Angeles Lakers beat Dallas Mavericks 124-102

Are Rockets, Raptors the 1s? Time will tell when…

Golden State and Cleveland are used to looking down at the rest of the NBA, though it's Houston and Toronto enjoying that view at the All-Star break

Struggling Hornets fire general manager amid…

Struggling Hornets fire general manager Rich Cho amid 24-33 season

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Prolific Davis lifts Pelicans past Heat in OT, 124-123

Anthony Davis' huge game powers New Orleans Pelicans past Miami Heat 124-123 in overtime

Williams, Clippers rout sinking Suns 128-117

Super-sub Lou Williams had 35 points in 33 minutes _ including a 23-point second quarter, Los Angeles scored the first 19 of the game and the Clippers handed the staggering Phoenix Suns their eighth loss in a row, 128-117.

Cavs advance to Elite 8