Rice Jr. ordered not to play by Australia’s NBL after arrest

Australia’s NBL orders Glen Rice Jr. not to play after arrest in Auckland

NBA takes video replays into the 360-degree future

The NBA is taking video replays into the 360-degree future, one arena at a time. (Nov. 15)

Harden scores 49 points, Rockets beat…

James Harden scored 49 points on a whopping 41 shots from the field and the undermanned Houston Rockets won their seventh straight gamer, 125-105 over the Minnesota Timberwolves

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George’s 37 in home debut lead Clippers past Hawks 150-101

Paul George scored 37 points in his Clippers home debut, Lou Williams added 25 points, and Los Angeles led all the way in routing the Atlanta Hawks 150-101

NBA Veteran Carmelo Anthony Joins Portland Trail…

NBA Veteran Carmelo Anthony Joins Portland Trail Blazers. According to ESPN, the 10-time All Star will sign a non-guaranteed deal. The deal will become official if he is still with Portland after January 7. Last season, the 16-year vet played in just 10 games with the Houston Rockets. The 35-year-old averaged 13.4 points, but made only two starts. The Rockets then traded him to the Bulls, but he was waived before getting a chance to play with Chicago. For his career, Anthony has played in over 1,060 regular season games and has a scoring average of 24.0 PPG. In 72 playoff games, he has averaged 24.5 points per game. Should Anthony get back to form, it would be a welcoming sign for the Blazers. The struggling squad currently holds a 4-8 record in the Western Conference

NBA-best Celtics hold off Warriors late to win…

Jayson Tatum dunked after a jump ball with 1:36 left to put Boston ahead, and the Celtics held off the undermanned Golden State Warriors 105-100 for their 10th straight win since losing the season opener

Trail Blazers beat Spurs 121-116 after Popovich’s ejection

CJ McCollum had 32 points and the Portland Trail Blazers rallied to beat the San Antonio Spurs 121-116 on Saturday night to spoil Tim Duncan’s first turn as head coach following Gregg Popovich’s ejection

Bill Russell finally accepts Basketball Hall of…

Bill Russell finally accepted his Basketball Hall of Fame ring after passing in 1975 because he felt he didn’t deserve to be the first black player inducted.

Hornets edge Knicks on Graham’s 9th 3-pointer

Devonte’ Graham made his ninth 3-pointer of the game with 2.8 seconds remaining, finishing with 29 points to lead the Charlotte Hornets to a 103-102 victory over the New York Knicks

Knicks spoil Porzingis’ return to New York, win…

Marcus Morris made a tiebreaking 3-pointer with 13.2 seconds remaining to delight a Madison Square Garden crowd that booed Kristaps Porzingis all night, and the New York Knicks beat the Dallas Mavericks 106-103 on Thursday

Heat stay perfect at home, beat Pelicans 109-94

Nunn scores 22, Heat remain unbeaten at home with a 109-94 win over the undermanned Pelicans

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Holiday’s 36 points push Pelicans past Clippers…

Jrue Holiday scored 36 points and stole the ball from Paul George three times in the final minutes to spoil George’s season debut and lead the New Orleans Pelicans to a 132-127 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers

Girard helps Syracuse jump out early to beat Seattle 89-67

Freshman Joseph Girard III made five 3-pointers and scored 24 points in his first collegiate start, and Syracuse came out blistering to beat Seattle 89-67 in the first meeting between the schools

AP Source: Carmelo Anthony to return to NBA with…

A person familiar with the details says Carmelo Anthony is returning to the NBA with the Portland Trail Blazers

Antetokounmpo, Bucks rout Pacers 102-83

Reigning MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo had 26 points, 13 rebounds and six assists Saturday night, and the Milwaukee Bucks hounded the Indiana Pacers into their worst shooting of the season in a 102-83 rout

Lakers beat Warriors 120-94, improve to 9-2

LeBron James had 23 points and 12 assists in three quarters, Kyle Kuzma added 22 points while starting for Anthony Davis, and the Los Angeles Lakers rolled past the hobbled Golden State Warriors 120-94

Leonard out for Clippers against Hawks with knee contusion

Kawhi Leonard sat out against the Atlanta Hawks because of a left knee contusion, delaying his first game with Los Angeles Clippers teammate Paul George

Harden scores 47 points, Rockets beat Clippers…

James Harden scored 47 points and the Houston Rockets outlasted the Clippers 102-93 in a wild game that saw Los Angeles coach Doc Rivers ejected in the fourth quarter

Nets beat Bulls 117-111 without Irving

Spencer Dinwiddie scored 24 points and the Brooklyn Nets beat the Chicago Bulls 117-111 on Saturday without All-Star guard Kyrie Irving.

Porzingis returns as Knicks show signs of chaos…

Kristaps Porzingis is returning to Madison Square Garden for his first game as a visitor

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Haines, Howard help No. 13 Kentucky women edge Virginia

Sabrina Haines scored 17 points, Rhyne Howard had a double-double and No. 13 Kentucky held off Virginia 50-47

Leonard leads Clippers past Raptors in 1st game…

Lou Williams scored 21 points, Kawhi Leonard just missed a triple-double in his first game against his former team and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the defending NBA champion Toronto Raptors 98-88

Nets' Kyrie Irving out with shoulder injury vs Chicago

Brooklyn’s Kyrie Irving will miss game at Chicago with shoulder injury