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Pat Riley says Magic Johnson will win with the Lakers

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 27th - 12:01am

Pat Riley has never doubted Magic Johnson, and isn't about to start now.

Westbrook scores 41 in triple-double as Thunder top Pelicans

Cliff Brunt, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 26th - 9:23pm

Russell Westbrook blew past Steven Adams' pick and saw 6-foot-11, 270-pound DeMarcus Cousins slide over to block his path to the rim.

Late 5-point possession lifts Celtics over Pistons 104-98

Noah Trister, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 26th - 8:50pm

Jaylen Brown was ready to shoot when the ball came to him in the right corner.

DeRozan powers Raptors past Trail Blazers, 112-106

Paul Attfield, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 26th - 8:31pm

DeMar DeRozan provided the offense, then credited the defense of the Toronto Raptors' two newcomers, Serge Ibaka and P.J. Tucker.

Conley scores 31 as Grizzlies beat Nuggets 105-98

Pat Graham, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 26th - 7:44pm

Some friendly advice from Zach Randolph to his point guard, Mike Conley — shoot, shoot and shoot some more.

Antetokounmpo scores 28, Bucks beat Suns 100-96

Joe Totoraitis, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 26th - 6:12pm

The Milwaukee Bucks executed down the stretch and escaped with a victory.

Leonard scores 25, leads Spurs to 119-98 rout of Lakers

Greg Beacham, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 26th - 5:36pm

With the Los Angeles Lakers in the middle of their latest franchise upheaval, the San Antonio Spurs showed their young opponents what steady excellence looks like.

Hawks say they have requested waivers on Lamar Patterson

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 26th - 4:16pm

The Atlanta Hawks have requested waivers on Lamar Patterson.

Heat center Willie Reed has bursitis, out for Monday

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 26th - 12:52pm

Willie Reed will not travel with the Miami Heat for Monday's game in Dallas because of bursitis in his right ankle.

Mavs fill 2 spots with 10-day contracts after roster shuffle

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 26th - 10:20am

The Dallas Mavericks have signed forward Ben Bentil and guard Quinn Cook to 10-day contracts to fill the open spots from a roster shake-up that came at the trading deadline.

Splash Brothers lead way for Warriors with Durant out hurt

Janie McCauley, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 26th - 12:01am

The Golden State Warriors missed Kevin Durant's big presence on both ends of the court. They missed their snappy ball movement that leads to easy baskets and open 3-pointers.

Harden leads Rockets past Timberwolves in 142-130 shootout

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 11:45pm

Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni wasn't exactly thrilled with his team's shootout win over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Saturday night.

Barnes, Nowitzki lead Mavericks past Pelicans 96-83

Dave Jackson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 10:28pm

With a new teammate 16 years his junior, Dirk Nowitzki played like he, too, was young again.

Bulls benefit as James sits with strep, beat Cavs 117-99

Steve Herrick, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 10:27pm

With LeBron James missing from Quicken Loans Arena, the Cleveland Cavaliers were reminded again just how tough life can be without their star.

George ejected, Heat stay hot with 113-95 win over Pacers

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 9:51pm

Paul George had another frustrating night in Miami.

Ross provides spark for Magic in 105-86 win over Hawks

Terrance Harris, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 9:35pm

In the last week, the Orlando Magic have undergone a dramatic shift.

LeBron James sits with strep throat, could miss more time

Tom Withers, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 9:27pm

LeBron James did not play in Cleveland's game against the Chicago Bulls on Saturday night because of strep throat.

Anthony's jumper gives Knicks 110-109 victory over 76ers

Brian Mahoney, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 9:19pm

Carmelo Anthony was disappointed the Knicks let another big lead against the 76ers turn into a close finish.

Kaminsky scores 23, Hornets end five-game losing streak

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 6:51pm

Frank Kaminsky is getting his shot at center in the absence of teammate Cody Zeller, and he's become a bright spot for the struggling Charlotte Hornets.