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Walker's big 4th quarter lifts Hornets past Pistons 87-77

Steve Reed, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 7th - 7:34pm

Kemba Walker scored 14 of his 25 points in the fourth quarter, Nic Batum posted his third straight double-double and the Charlotte Hornets beat the Detroit Pistons 87-77 on Wednesday night.

Rose misses Knicks' game against Cavs with lower back pain

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 7th - 5:20pm

Derrick Rose is missing the New York Knicks' game against Cleveland because of lower back pain.

Hawks G Kent Bazemore out at least 2 games with sore knee

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 7th - 3:51pm

The Atlanta Hawks will be without Kent Bazemore for at least two games because of right knee soreness.

Warriors players and coaches pledge $75,000 for fire victims

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 7th - 3:20pm

The Golden State Warriors players and coaches have pledged $75,000 to help relief efforts for the deadly Oakland warehouse fire that happened only a few miles from their home arena.

New-look Spurs still piling up the wins aplenty

Jon Krawczynski, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 7th - 3:20pm

For so many years, the San Antonio Spurs have been defined by their consistency, an unprecedented level of stability that has brought five championships and established the organization as a model franchise in professional sports.

Bulls recall McDermott from D-League's Windy City Bulls

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 7th - 2:40pm

The Chicago Bulls recalled forward Doug McDermott from the NBA Development League's Windy City Bulls on Wednesday, clearing the way for him to return from a concussion.

LeBron: No statement by not staying at Trump-branded hotel

Brian Mahoney, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 7th - 10:42am

LeBron James said he wasn't trying to make a statement by not staying at a Donald Trump-branded hotel with the Cleveland Cavaliers, calling it a personal preference.

Hawks' Scott sent to D-League as he comes back from injury

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 7th - 8:30am

Atlanta Hawks forward Mike Scott is expected to play at least two games in the NBA Development League as he comes back from a knee injury that kept him out of training camp and the first 18 games of the season.

Gasol has 26 points, 12 boards to lead Grizzlies past Sixers

Clay Bailey, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 10:20pm

The Memphis Grizzlies are showing a knack for pulling out close games.

Spurs move to 13-0 on the road with 105-91 win over Wolves

Jon Krawczynski, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 9:50pm

Kawhi Leonard is getting used to his role as the San Antonio Spurs' go-to guy.

Pistons beat Bulls 102-91 for fourth win in 5 games

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 9:40pm

In the long run, Andre Drummond and Reggie Jackson are going to be the most important players on the Detroit roster.

Magic overcome Wall's 52 points, beat Wizards 124-116

Jeff Seidel, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 9:00pm

A rare offensive outburst by the Orlando Magic overcame the biggest night of John Wall's career.

Anthony scores 35, Knicks beat depleted Heat 114-103

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 8:40pm

It's been a long time since the New York Knicks were in this position.

Cavs' Smith sidelined with hyperextended left knee

Tom Withers, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 8:24pm

Cavaliers starting shooting guard J.R. Smith will miss at least one game — and probably more — with a hyperextended left knee.

Ex-NBA player Jayson Williams: 'Coward' for shotgun cover-up

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 12:00pm

Former NBA All-Star Jayson Williams has called himself a "coward" for his cover-up of the drunken accidental shooting death of a limo driver in 2002.

Klay Thompson scores 60 for Warriors in rout of Pacers

Janie McCauley, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 12:00am

Klay Thompson wanted one more quarter. He wanted to score 80, and thinks he absolutely could have.

Gasol, Grizzlies outlast Pelicans, 110-108 in double OT

Brett Martel, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 11:22pm

Marc Gasol's second career triple-double didn't mean nearly as much to him as his game-tying 3-pointer late in regulation, his game-saving block late in the first overtime, or his 17-foot jumper late in the second overtime that wound up being the decisive basket.

Walker leads balanced effort as Hornets beat Mavs 109-101

Dave Jackson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 10:41pm

Yet another Dallas injury opened the door for a Charlotte Hornets rally.

Harden's 37 helps Rockets over Celtics 107-106

Kristie Rieken, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 10:33pm

Houston's coaching staff emphasized to the players that Boston led the league in fourth-quarter scoring.

Spurs stay perfect on road, rally past Bucks 97-96

Genaro C. Armas, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 10:02pm

San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich can't figure out why his team plays so much better on the road than at home.