Basketball

Blazers beat Nuggets to take 1-game lead for 8th…

Jusuf Nurkic had a career-high 33 points with 16 rebounds against his former team, CJ McCollum had 39 points and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Denver Nuggets 122-113 to take hold of the eighth seed in the Western Conference

Wizards beat Lakers 119-108 to clinch division…

John Wall scored 34 points and Washington rallied in the fourth quarter to beat the Los Angeles Lakers 119-108, clinching the Southeast Division title for its first division crown in 38 years

James Harden Makes NBA History with Milestone

James Harden became the first player in NBA history to score and assist on 2,000 points each in a season in the Rockets' loss to the Warriors on Tuesday night.

Hayward helps Jazz knock off Kings 112-82

Gordon Hayward scored 20 points, helping the Utah Jazz to a 112-82 victory over Sacramento Kings

Curry's 32 lead Warriors over Rockets 113-106

Stephen Curry scored 32 points, Klay Thompson had 25 and the Golden State Warriors built a big lead early and held on for a 113-106 win over the Houston Rockets

Reports: Kings Pursuing Ex-Sixers GM Sam Hinkie…

The Kings have publicly denied reports that they are interested in hiring former Sixers general manager Sam Hinkie or demoting current GM Vlade Divac.

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Conley scores 36 as Grizzlies rout Pacers 110-97

Mike Conley matched his career high with seven 3-pointers on his way to 36 points, helping the Memphis Grizzlies to a 110-97 victory over the Indiana Pacers

Report: Sixers’ Joel Embiid 'Very Likely' to Ha…

Sixers center Joel Embiid is likely to have knee surgery for his torn meniscus, ESPN’s Marc Stein reports.

Bucks fend off late Celtics rally in 103-100 win

Giannis Antetokounmpo had 22 points and nine rebounds, and the Bucks knocked the Celtics out first place in the Eastern Conference with a 103-100 victory

LeBron James Warns LaVar Ball

LeBron doesn't respond much to haters, but nobody, not even LaVar Ball, should mention his kids

Davis, Cousins lead Pelicans past Mavericks 121-118

Anthony Davis had 30 points and 13 rebounds and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Dallas Mavericks 121-118

Adam Silver Urges Team Owners to Get Involved in…

NBA commissioner Adam Silver sent a memo to team owners Monday about the practice of resting star players, ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne reports.

Prep phenom Porter Jr. eager to team up with dad at Missouri

Michael Porter Jr. says he's eager to play for his dad at Missouri and wasn't forced into the decision

Rubio's late free throws help Minnesota end skid at Indiana

Ricky Rubio made three free throws with 3.4 seconds left to give the Minnesota Timberwolves a 115-114 victory over the Indiana Pacers

Jazz sink Pelicans 108-100 behind Gobert, hot shooting

Rudy Gobert had 20 points, 19 rebounds and five blocks to lead the Utah Jazz over the New Orleans Pelicans 108-100

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Knicks hand Pistons 4th straight loss, 109-95

Derrick Rose scored 27 points, Kristaps Porzingis had 25 and the New York Knicks handed the Detroit Pistons another damaging defeat with a 109-95 victory