Basketball

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

Austin Spurs bounce back to beat Oklahoma City

Butler hurt as Rockets beat Wolves for 11th…

James Harden scored 31 points and the Houston Rockets won their 11th straight game with a 120-102 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves, who lost All-Star Jimmy Butler to an apparent right knee injury

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

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

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

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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

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

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.

McCollum scores 26, Blazers end Utah's 11-game win streak

CJ McCollum scored 26 points and Damian Lillard added 24 to power the Portland Trail Blazers over the Utah Jazz, 100-81, and snapping their 11-game winning streak

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

When NBA returns, will Warriors' dominance come…

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

James records triple-double as Cavs defeat Grizzlies 112-89

James records his 11th triple-double of the season, George Hill adds 18 points as the revamped Cleveland Cavaliers dominated Memphis in the second half for a 112-89 victory over the Grizzlies

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Antetokounmpo scores 26, Bucks beat Raptors 122-119 in OT

Antetokounmpo gets 26 points, 12 rebounds as Bucks beat Raptors 122-119 in OT, snap Toronto's winning streak at 7

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

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

Celtics strong out of the break, rout Pistons 110-98

Kyrie Irving scored 18 points and rookie Daniel Theis added a career-high 19 to lift the Boston Celtics to a 110-98 victory over the Detroit Pistons

Walker leads Hornets by Wizards 122-105

Kemba Walker scores 24 points as Charlotte Hornets beat Washington Wizards 122-105

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Struggling Hornets fire general manager amid…

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

Curry would love to captain Team Stephen again in…

Stephen Curry would love to be an NBA All-Star Game captain again next year, especially since the game will be in his hometown of Charlotte

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Pacers rout Hawks 116-93, win fourth straight game

Thaddeus Young scored 16 of his 20 points in the first half and the Indiana Pacers never trailed in a 116-93 rout of the hapless Atlanta Hawks

Curry scores 44, Warriors hold off late rally by Clippers

Stephen Curry scored 44, and the Golden State Warriors returned from the All-Star break and had to hold off the Los Angeles Clippers 134-127 on Thursday night