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Blazers beat Nuggets to take 1-game lead for 8th seed

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 11:13pm

Jusuf Nurkic had a career-high 33 points with 16 rebounds against his former team, CJ McCollum had 39 points and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Denver Nuggets 122-113 on Tuesday night to take hold of the eighth seed in the Western Conference.

Curry's 32 lead Warriors over Rockets 113-106

Kristie Rieken, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 10:12pm

Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors didn't get much time to celebrate their 60th win, not with a game at San Antonio coming Wednesday night.

Whiteside's buzzer-beating tip-in lifts Heat past Pistons

Chris Nelsen, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 10:01pm

Hassan Whiteside used his good hand to push the Miami Heat closer to a most unlikely playoff berth Tuesday night.

Saric, Covington lift 76ers over Nets 106-101

Adry Torres, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 9:51pm

Philadelphia's rebuild has been marked by setbacks and stumbles, but the 76ers hit one clear marker of progress Tuesday night.

Rubio's late free throws help Minnesota end skid at Indiana

Michael Marot, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 9:22pm

Ricky Rubio thought the refs made the right call Tuesday night.

Schroder, Hawks beat Suns 95-91 to snap 7-game losing streak

Paul Newberry, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 9:22pm

The Atlanta Hawks had another tough night from long range.

Snell scores 26 points, Bucks beat Hornets 118-108

Steve Reed, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 8:43pm

Tony Snell doesn't mind being the fourth option in the Milwaukee Bucks offense.

Bazemore close to returning for ailing Atlanta Hawks

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 6:33pm

The slumping Atlanta Hawks are hopeful of getting back at least one of their injured players.

2 games removed from 70-point showing, Suns' Booker sits out

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 6:30pm

Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker sat out Tuesday's game against the Atlanta Hawks with an ankle injury that he aggravated in his 70-point performance.

Pacers lose Stuckey for 4-6 weeks with injured left knee

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 4:40pm

The Indiana Pacers will be without backup guard Rodney Stuckey for four to six weeks with a strained left patellar tendon.

Harry Giles leaves Duke after 1 year to enter NBA draft

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 1:53pm

Duke forward Harry Giles is entering the NBA draft following a freshman season that was slowed due to knee surgery.

Suspended Noah: Using supplement to aid injuries 'backfired'

Brian Mahoney, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 12:44pm

Joakim Noah was seeking help to overcome injuries that wrecked his first season in New York and turned to an over-the-counter supplement.

Xavier point guard Edmond Sumner entering NBA draft

Joe Kay, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 12:30pm

Xavier point guard Edmond Sumner announced on Tuesday that he's entering the NBA draft even though he's still recovering from a significant knee injury.

NC State freshman guard Dennis Smith Jr. declares for NBA

Aaron Beard, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 11:04am

North Carolina State freshman Dennis Smith Jr. is heading to the NBA.

Collison leads Kings to 91-90 win over slumping Grizzlies

Jeffrey Weidel, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 12:51am

This was no feel-good road trip for the Memphis Grizzlies, who had another loss to contemplate on a long flight home.

Westbrook, Thunder top Mavs 92-91 with 14-0 finishing run

Schuyler Dixon, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 12:03am

Russell Westbrook rescued Oklahoma City with a stunning rally and guaranteed the first losing record for Dallas in 17 full seasons under owner Mark Cuban.

Leonard scores 25 as Spurs dismantle ailing Cavs, 103-74

Raul Dominguez, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 11:12pm

The Cavaliers acknowledged having heavy legs, yet there is something far weightier on the minds of the defending NBA champions.

DeRozan scores 36, Raptors top Magic 131-112 for 6th in row

Daniel Girard, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 10:26pm

DeMar DeRozan started his new work week the way he finished the old one, and the result was a sixth straight victory for the Toronto Raptors.

Cavs sitting F Kyle Korver several games with foot injury

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 9:33pm

The Cavaliers plan to sit forward Kyle Korver for several games to see if rest and treatment helps his sore left foot.