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Harry Giles leaves Duke after 1 year to enter NBA draft

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 1:05pm

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

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.

Knicks hand Pistons 4th straight loss, 109-95

Brian Mahoney, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 9:23pm

Just in time to delay playoff elimination, the New York Knicks showed they have some spunk left.

Florida hires Belmont's Newbauer to revitalize women's hoops

Mark Long, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 7:02pm

Florida hired Belmont coach Cameron Newbauer on Monday to revitalize its women's basketball program.

Agreement puts Jeanie Buss in control of Lakers for life

Anthony McCartney, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 5:04pm

A battle over control of the Los Angeles Lakers is over after an agreement was reached to have Jeanie Buss serve as controlling owner of the storied NBA franchise for the rest of her life, making permanent the arrangement her late father and longtime Lakers owner Jerry Buss said in his will that he wanted.

Rockets owner Alexander donates $4 million to 20 charities

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 3:00pm

Houston Rockets owner Leslie Alexander has donated a combined $4 million to 20 charities in Houston.

Blazers beat Lakers 97-81, tie Denver for final spot in West

Steve Dilbeck, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 11:41pm

As their surprising turnaround rolls on, the Portland Trail Blazers are now tied for the final playoff spot in the Western Conference.

Minus Cousins, Pelicans top Nuggets 115-90 behind Davis' 31

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 10:41pm

A rousing defensive effort helped the New Orleans Pelicans boost their flickering playoff hopes.

Thompson's second half sparks Warriors past Grizzlies 106-94

Michael Wagaman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 9:51pm

The Warriors took a big step forward in securing home-court advantage in the playoffs with yet another offensive surge in the second half, keyed by a stifling defense.

Turner leads Pacers to 107-94 victory over 76ers

Corey Elliot, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 8:44pm

Myles Turner celebrated his 21st birthday this weekend, then delivered a performance that made it easy to forget how young he is.

Thomas scores 30, Celtics beat Heat 112-108 for 4th straight

Kyle Hightower, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 8:32pm

Isaiah Thomas and the Boston Celtics have almost caught Cleveland for the top spot in Eastern Conference. Now they're focused on passing the Cavaliers.

Williams leads Rockets to easy 137-125 win over Thunder

Kristie Rieken, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 5:54pm

James Harden was Houston's fourth-leading scorer on Sunday against the Oklahoma City Thunder.

Kings rally from 18 down in fourth to stun Clippers 98-97

Tim Liotta, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 5:52pm

Willie Cauley-Stein knew who to credit for his first game-winning basket.