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New York Knicks fire coach Derek Fisher

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 9:11am

New York Knicks fire coach Derek Fisher.

Parker to play with France despite wife's pregnancy

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 9:10am

San Antonio Spurs point guard Tony Parker says he has reached an understanding with his pregnant wife that will allow him to take part in France's Olympic qualifying tournament this summer.

Austin Rivers out 4-6 weeks with broken left hand

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 7th - 5:00pm

Los Angeles Clippers guard Austin Rivers is expected to miss four to six weeks with a broken left hand.

Paul shakes off awful start, leads Clippers past Heat 100-93

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 7th - 3:31pm

Chris Paul had the worst possible start to his shooting day.

Mudiay, Nuggets hand Knicks 5th straight loss

Brian Mahoney, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 7th - 3:10pm

Emmanuel Mudiay's first game at Madison Square Garden was going so poorly that he apologized to his coach at halftime.

Magic beat Hawks on Vucevic's shot

Dick Scanlon, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 7th - 2:50pm

Another big lead got away from the Orlando Magic in the fourth quarter Sunday, but one big shot got it back just in time.

Avery Bradley's 25 points helps Celtics beat Kings

Ken Powtak, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 7th - 2:40pm

The Boston Celtics enjoyed a season-high scoring day to keep their current winning stretch rolling along.

NBA reviewing if jump-on-back foul should be flagrant

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 7th - 12:50pm

The NBA is reviewing whether the act of jumping on a player's back to intentionally foul him should be interpreted as a flagrant foul.

Warriors win 41st straight home game, 116-108 over Thunder

Josh Dubow, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 6th - 11:01pm

With a Super Bowl-sized stage, a celebrity-filled crowd and two championship contenders on the floor, it felt more like late May in Oracle Arena than early February.

Bryant's 25 points not enough to upset Spurs

Raul Dominguez, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 6th - 10:50pm

The San Antonio Spurs have watched helplessly as Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant has tormented them for the better part of the past two decades.

Parsons has 26 as Mavs defeat Grizzlies 114-110 in OT

Clay Bailey, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 6th - 10:30pm

The Dallas Mavericks probably felt like they should have avoided overtime. Chandler Parsons made sure they didn't squander the opportunity for the win in the extra period.

Timberwolves close out Bulls with 12-0 run to win 112-105

Jon Krawczynski, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 6th - 10:00pm

It didn't take long for Andrew Wiggins to show the Chicago Bulls just how badly they're going to miss Jimmy Butler.

George's 30 points lead Indiana to 112-104 win over Pistons

Jeff Skirvin, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 6th - 9:30pm

Closing out games is a challenge for the Indiana Pacers.

Okafor, Noel lead 76ers past Nets

Aaron Bracy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 6th - 9:30pm

T.J. McConnell channeled his inner Ish Smith.

Batum's 26 points, 11 rebounds lead Hornets past Wizards

Bill Kiser, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 6th - 8:40pm

Charlotte Hornets guard Nicolas Batum is finally healthy, after dealing with an injured toe the past four weeks.

Irving, James lead Cavaliers past Pelicans 99-84

Steve Herrick, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 6th - 8:02pm

Kyrie Irving scored 29 points, LeBron James added 27 and the Cleveland Cavaliers bounced back from two straight losses with a 99-84 win over the New Orleans Pelicans on Saturday night.

Blakeney's 31 points leads LSU past Miss. St., 88-77

Brett Martel, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 6th - 8:00pm

Antonio Blakeney released both hands from the rim, shouted, "Hey!" as he dropped to the court and delivered an intense glare at the nearest Mississippi State player, Malik Newman.

Lillard scores 21 to help Portland beat Houston 96-79

Kristie Rieken, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 6th - 7:10pm

The Portland Trail Blazers were determined that this trip to Houston would end much better than their last visit here when they were stung by a tough overtime loss to the Rockets.

Bulls' Butler has strained left knee, no ligament damage

Jon Krawczynski, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 6th - 6:30pm

When All-Star guard Jimmy Butler elevated during the second quarter of a game against Denver on Friday night, he heard a pop in his left knee — the last noise any basketball player wants to hear. The Chicago Bulls braced for the worst when Butler went in for an MRI exam.