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Lillard scores 39, Blazers run home-opening win streak to 16

Anne M Peterson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 11:00pm

Damian Lillard scored 39 points and the Portland Trail Blazers extended their winning streak in home openers to a league-record 16 straight games with a 113-104 victory over the Utah Jazz on Tuesday night.

Warriors, Spurs honor TNT's Craig Sager

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 11:00pm

It wasn't a White Out, a Black Out or a Blue Out at Oracle Arena on Tuesday night. It was a Craig Out.

James has triple-double as Cavs rout Knicks 117-88 in opener

Steve Herrick, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 9:52pm

LeBron James took time to reflect as the Cleveland Cavaliers raised their championship banner.

Bling and baseball: Cleveland at center of sports storm

Tom Withers, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 8:20pm

Blinking back tears, LeBron James extended his right ring finger, the one sparkling with 400 diamonds, and touched the championship banner.

Global game: One-fourth of NBA rosters is international

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 5:30pm

The NBA begins its season Tuesday night with international players making up one-quarter of the league.

Investor group offering to pay for NBA arena in Seattle

Tim Booth, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 3:33pm

The quest to bring the NBA back to Seattle took a significant step Tuesday with investor Chris Hansen and his investment group offering to pay for a proposed arena with private funds.

Biyombo's Magic debut delayed due to 1-game suspension

Terrance Harris, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 2:43pm

The Bismack Biyombo era in Orlando will be delayed one game.

County rejected $384M offer to buy Palace of Auburn Hills

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 10:11am

Suburban Detroit officials say they rejected a $384 million offer in June to buy the Palace of Auburn Hills.

Best foot forward: 76ers' Embiid set for long-awaited debut

Dan Gelston, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 9:51am

With a dunk contest, half court shots and "Juju on that Beat " dancing contest finished, Joel Embiid turned back toward Philadelphia 76ers fans at an open practice.

Next year here: Lovable losers Cubs, Indians meet in Series

Ronald Blum, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 9:22am

The last time the Cleveland Indians won the World Series, Dewey led Truman in the polls. The Chicago Cubs' last title was 13 days after the first Ford Model T car was completed.

Saunders family presses on with Wolves after Flip's death

Jon Krawczynski, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 7:00am

The easy thing for the Saunders family to do would have been to walk away.

Here are 10 things to know going into the NBA season

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 1:00am

The offseason is over. And only 1,230 games are left until the playoffs start.

Suns waive former first-round pick Goodwin

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 8:40pm

The Suns have waived former first-round draft pick Archie Goodwin.

Warriors, TNT to begin NBA season with tribute to Sager

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 8:10pm

The Golden State Warriors and TNT will begin the season with a tribute to sideline reporter Craig Sager, who is battling leukemia.

Lakers waive Yi Jianlian, Anthony Brown before season opener

Greg Beacham, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 6:10pm

Metta World Peace and Thomas Robinson both went into training camp with only a small chance of making the Los Angeles Lakers' roster.

Pistons claim Beno Udrih off waivers, release Ray McCallum

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 5:50pm

The Detroit Pistons have claimed guard Beno Udrih off waivers from Miami and released guard Ray McCallum.

Indiana Pacers fine-tune roster by adding Ben Bentil

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 4:10pm

Just hours after signing rookie Ben Bentil on Monday, the Indiana Pacers waived the 6-foot-9 forward.

Pelicans waive F Alonzo Gee, keep Lance Stephenson

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 4:10pm

The New Orleans Pelicans have waived veteran forward Alonzo Gee, a move that keeps recently acquired guard Lance Stephenson on the opening night roster.

NBA TV host Kristen Ledlow says she was robbed at gunpoint

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 3:04pm

NBA TV personality Kristen Ledlow was robbed at gunpoint at her home, she said.