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Lakers' Russell out 1-2 weeks with knee sprain, calf strain

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 9:01pm

Lakers guard D'Angelo Russell will be sidelined for one to two weeks with a mildly sprained right knee and a strained right calf.

Matthew Dellavedova, tennis player? Nope, it's his cousin

Justin Bergman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 9:00pm

Basketball fans may have done a double take upon seeing the Australian Open schedule on Sunday: Matthew Dellavedova was playing his first-round match on Court 7.

Dekker scores career-best 30 leading Rockets past Grizzlies

Clay Bailey, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 9:00pm

Sam Dekker scored a career-high 30 points, James Harden added 29 points and 10 assists and the Houston Rockets leaned on their usual 3-point offense to beat the Memphis Grizzlies 119-95 on Saturday night.

Heat beat Bucks 109-97 to earn season-best 3rd straight win

Steven Wine, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 9:00pm

When Miami Heat guard Goran Dragic barely beat the shot clock with a 28-footer to seal Saturday's win, he retreated upcourt waving his arms, eager to coax more noise from the modest crowd.

Millsap, Howard help Hawks pull away from 76ers 110-93

Matt Winkeljohn, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 8:52pm

The young Philadelphia 76ers are on the rise, but the Atlanta Hawks' experience and attention to detail made the difference Saturday night.

Morris' buzzer-beater lifts Pistons past Wizards 113-112

Chris Nelsen, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 8:50pm

Marcus Morris used an assist from his twin brother to help the Detroit Pistons beat the Washington Wizards.

Kidd-Gilchrist, Batum lead Hornets past Nets 112-105

Steve Reed, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 8:30pm

Nic Batum has certainly had better shooting nights.

Spurs coach Popovich blasts President Trump

Tom Withers, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 7:21pm

Gregg Popovich would bench President Trump.

Lillard, McCollum carry Portland to OT win over Boston

Ken Powtak, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 7:12pm

The Portland Trail Blazers could have limped home with a winless road trip on their minds.

Michael Goldberg, who led the NBCA for 37 years, dies

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 6:40pm

Michael Goldberg, who served as executive director of the National Basketball Coaches Association for nearly four decades and was revered by many within the game, has died.

LeBron considering return to US Olympic team under Popovich

Tom Withers, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 6:10pm

LeBron James might make another run at Olympic gold with Gregg Popovich.

Garth sparks Lamar late, Cardinals top Nicholls State, 87-76

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 5:10pm

Nick Garth came off the Lamar bench to score 18 points and the Cardinals overcame a six-point halftime deficit to beat Nicholls State, 87-76 on Saturday.

Bucks' Parker is out of lineup for breaking team rule

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 4:50pm

Milwaukee Bucks forward Jabari Parker is out of the starting lineup for the first time this season Saturday night at Miami after breaking a team rule.

T-wolves' Rubio to miss Nuggets game for personal reasons

Jon Krawczynski, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 2:32pm

Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio will miss the game on Sunday against the Denver Nuggets, but it has nothing to do with the trade rumors that have surrounded him of late.

Spurs missing Parker, Gasol for matchup against Cavaliers

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 11:30am

The San Antonio Spurs will be without starters Tony Parker and Pau Gasol when they face the Cavaliers on Saturday night.

Williams, Young lead Lakers to 108-96 win over Pacers

Greg Beacham, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 12:00am

Although Luke Walton resisted the urge to shout about it, the coach was clearly proud of what the Los Angeles Lakers can do when their crowded schedule allows them to have a couple of real practices.

Lakers' D'Angelo Russell slips, mildly sprains knee ligament

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 10:20pm

Lakers guard D'Angelo Russell mildly sprained a ligament in his right knee in the opening minutes of Los Angeles' game against the Indiana Pacers on Friday night.

Gasol, Conley lead Grizzlies to easy win over Kings

Clay Bailey, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 10:20pm

The Memphis Grizzlies are relying on 3-pointers as an offensive weapon this season, and the green light even extends to their big men.

Nets end 11-game skid by routing Pelicans 143-114

Guerry Smith, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 10:14pm

The Brooklyn Nets didn't have to worry about a fourth-quarter flop this time.