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For Rubio and more, passing of trade deadline brought relief

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 1:55am

Ricky Rubio was trying desperately to take his own advice. Minnesota's point guard told anyone who would listen to him not to worry about the trade deadline, or fret about what moves might be coming.

Cauley-Stein scores 29, Kings beat Nuggets 116-100

Jeffrey Weidel, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 12:32am

Playing behind All-Star DeMarcus Cousins the past two years, Willie Cauley-Stein has been patiently waiting for his chance with the Sacramento Kings.

Curry flurry: MVP's huge third quarter propels Warriors

Janie McCauley, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 12:16am

Well-rested on fresh legs, Stephen Curry found his 3-point touch during one phenomenal flurry in one game-breaking quarter.

Irving, James lead Cavaliers past Knicks, 119-104

Steve Herrick, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 10:26pm

Carmelo Anthony was still a member of the New York Knicks when he awoke from his afternoon nap Thursday.

Rockets rout Pelicans, 129-99, in Cousins' New Orleans debut

Brett Martel, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 10:23pm

What a bummer of a beginning to the Boogie-and-Brow era in the Big Easy.

Pistons rally from 18 down, beat Hornets 114-108 in OT

Noah Trister, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 9:51pm

As exasperated as he can look on the sideline sometimes, Detroit coach Stan Van Gundy says he actually doesn't give players too hard a time about shot selection.

Lillard rallies Trail Blazers to 112-103 win over Orlando

Terrance Harris, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 9:36pm

Damian Lillard felt fresh after the All-Star break.

Casspi breaks thumb in Pelicans debut, out about 4 weeks

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 9:23pm

Omri Casspi has broken his right thumb in his first game with the New Orleans Pelicans.

Mavs turn eye to future by getting Noel, waiving Williams

Schuyler Dixon, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 8:21pm

The Dallas Mavericks made two plays for the future Thursday, acquiring big man Nerlens Noel from the Philadelphia 76ers before the trading deadline and waiving point guard Deron Williams to clear the way for rookie Yogi Ferrell.

Thunder acquire Gibson, McDermott in trade with Bulls

Cliff Brunt, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 7:45pm

The Oklahoma City Thunder got some help for Russell Westbrook by acquiring forwards Taj Gibson and Doug McDermott from Chicago just before the NBA trade deadline.

Bosh to work on Turner Sports' "Players Only" broadcasts

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 7:00pm

Chris Bosh is heading back to the NBA, this time as an analyst.

Charles Oakley attends Knicks-Cavaliers game in Cleveland

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 6:44pm

Charles Oakley, still at odds with the New York Knicks, watched his former team in his hometown Thursday night.

George stays with Pacers but wanted input on trade talks

Michael Marot, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 5:47pm

Paul George finished practice Thursday by laughing, joking and slapping hands with the same teammates he's played with all season.

The big names stay in place on NBA trade-deadline day

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 5:37pm

Paul George stayed put. So did Jimmy Butler, Carmelo Anthony and Derrick Rose.

Nets acquire swingman McDaniels from Rockets

Brian Mahoney, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 5:30pm

The Brooklyn Nets have acquired swingman K.J. McDaniels from the Houston Rockets.

Pelicans waive Terrence Jones, add Thompson

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 5:12pm

The New Orleans Pelicans have waived forward Terrence Jones and signed shooting guard Hollis Thompson to a 10-day contract.

Nuggets acquire Roy Hibbert from Bucks

Pat Graham, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 4:24pm

The Denver Nuggets added another big man for the stretch run by acquiring Roy Hibbert from the Milwaukee Bucks for a protected second-round pick in 2019.

Grizzlies sign Toney Douglas for remainder of season

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 4:15pm

The Memphis Grizzlies have signed guard Toney Douglas for the remainder of the season

Utah coach Snyder expects Hood to return from injury Friday

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 2:50pm

Utah Jazz coach Quin Snyder expects Rodney Hood to return to game action Friday.