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Westbrook's triple-double leads Thunder past Hawks 102-99

Paul Newberry, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 8:11pm

Russell Westbrook extended his streak of triple-doubles to six games, leading the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 102-99 victory over the skidding Atlanta Hawks on Monday night.

Cavs' JR Smith leaves game in Toronto with left knee injury

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 8:10pm

Cleveland guard J.R. Smith left the Cavaliers' against the Toronto Raptors on Monday night with a left knee injury.

Gallinari, Barton lead Nuggets past 76ers, 106-98

Aaron Bracy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 8:00pm

Danilo Gallinari scored 24 points and Will Barton had 22, including a big 3-pointer late, to lead the Denver Nuggets to a 106-98 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday night.

Klinewski scores career-high 30, Lafayette snaps 3-game skid

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 7:50pm

Matt Klinewski scored a career-high 30 points and grabbed nine rebounds, and Lafayette beat St. Francis (Brooklyn) 74-72 on Monday night to snap a three-game losing streak.

Westbrook streak of triple-doubles now at 6 straight games

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 7:30pm

Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook has extended his streak of triple-doubles to six straight games in Atlanta.

LeBron, Cavs teammates not staying at Trump New York hotel

Tom Withers, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 7:10pm

The Cavaliers have made other arrangements for players who do not want to stay at a New York hotel branded by President-elect Donald Trump.

Magic Johnson returns to ESPN for Saturday NBA pregame show

Brian Mahoney, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 6:10pm

Magic Johnson watches NBA games every day, amazed by the way Russell Westbrook is compiling triple-doubles even faster than he could.

Pelicans without Holiday, Moore vs Grizzlies

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 6:10pm

New Orleans Pelicans guards Jrue Holiday and E'Twaun Moore both are sitting out Monday night against Memphis because of toe injuries.

Aminu active for Trail Blazers

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 5:40pm

Portland Trail Blazers forward Al-Farouq Aminu is active for their game against the Chicago Bulls after being sidelined by a left calf injury.

Chicago Bulls suspend guard Rajon Rondo 1 game

Jay Cohen, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 5:23pm

The Chicago Bulls suspended Rajon Rondo for Monday's game against the Portland Trail Blazers for conduct detrimental to the team, adding another disciplinary measure to the point guard's lengthy resume.

Slumping Hawks bench Kyle Korver; Thabo Sefolosha to start

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 4:50pm

The slumping Atlanta Hawks have benched guard Kyle Korver.

Police seek to question NBA player after nightclub fight

Tom Hays, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 4:40pm

Detectives want to question NBA player Matt Barnes after he was accused of being involved in a fight at a nightclub.

LA Clippers to hold training camp in Hawaii next season

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 1:20pm

The Clippers will hold training camp in Hawaii ahead of the 2017-18 NBA season.

Grizzlies sign guard Toney Douglas under NBA's hardship rule

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 10:30am

The Memphis Grizzlies have signed guard Toney Douglas under the NBA's hardship rule.

Pacers rally to beat Clippers 111-102 for 2nd road win

Beth Harris, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 11:20pm

Paul George and C.J. Miles returned to help the Indiana Pacers rally past the Los Angeles Clippers with just their second road win of the season.

Westbrook's 5th straight triple-double lifts Thunder

Cliff Brunt, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 9:40pm

A few weeks ago, Michael Jordan helped induct Russell Westbrook into the Oklahoma Hall of Fame and called himself a fan of the Thunder guard's game.

Knicks hold off Kings 106-98 for eighth win in 11 games

Brian Mahoney, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 9:30pm

They were bad enough to allow 18 straight points yet still good enough to win.

Ibaka lifts Magic over Jackson and Pistons 98-92

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 7:50pm

For about ten minutes on Sunday night, it appeared the Detroit Pistons had solved the Orlando Magic's lock-down defense.

Westbrook first since Jordan with 5 straight triple-doubles

Cliff Brunt, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 7:00pm

Russell Westbrook became the first NBA player with five consecutive triple-doubles since Michael Jordan had seven straight in 1989.