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On point: Guard Deron Williams signs with champion Cavaliers

Tom Withers, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 27th - 6:05pm

After rattling off several reasons for signing with the Cavaliers, Deron Williams got around to the one that matters most.

Knicks waive Brandon Jennings, lose Joakim Noah to surgery

Brian Mahoney, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 27th - 5:33pm

Brandon Jennings is gone and Joakim Noah had knee surgery.

Lowry to have wrist surgery, hopes to return for playoffs

Brian Mahoney, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 27th - 5:11pm

Kyle Lowry hoped the pain in his right wrist would go away so he could join the new-look Toronto Raptors on the court.

Celtics' Bradley returning to starting lineup against Hawks

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 27th - 4:27pm

The Boston Celtics says guard Avery Bradley is returning to the starting lineup against the Atlanta Hawks on Monday night after sitting out more than a month with a sore right Achilles.

LeBron back with Cavs after missing game with strep throat

Tom Withers, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 27th - 3:50pm

LeBron James is back in Cleveland's lineup after missing one game with strep throat.

Nets waive veteran forward Luis Scola

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 27th - 9:29am

The Brooklyn Nets have waived veteran forward Luis Scola.

Griffin scores 43, Clippers hold off Hornets 124-121 in OT

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 27th - 12:28am

Since returning from knee surgery last month, a healthy Blake Griffin has been on quite a tear.

Pat Riley says Magic Johnson will win with the Lakers

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 27th - 12:01am

Pat Riley has never doubted Magic Johnson, and isn't about to start now.

Westbrook scores 41 in triple-double as Thunder top Pelicans

Cliff Brunt, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 26th - 9:23pm

Russell Westbrook blew past Steven Adams' pick and saw 6-foot-11, 270-pound DeMarcus Cousins slide over to block his path to the rim.

Late 5-point possession lifts Celtics over Pistons 104-98

Noah Trister, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 26th - 8:50pm

Jaylen Brown was ready to shoot when the ball came to him in the right corner.

DeRozan powers Raptors past Trail Blazers, 112-106

Paul Attfield, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 26th - 8:31pm

DeMar DeRozan provided the offense, then credited the defense of the Toronto Raptors' two newcomers, Serge Ibaka and P.J. Tucker.

Conley scores 31 as Grizzlies beat Nuggets 105-98

Pat Graham, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 26th - 7:44pm

Some friendly advice from Zach Randolph to his point guard, Mike Conley — shoot, shoot and shoot some more.

Antetokounmpo scores 28, Bucks beat Suns 100-96

Joe Totoraitis, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 26th - 6:12pm

The Milwaukee Bucks executed down the stretch and escaped with a victory.

Leonard scores 25, leads Spurs to 119-98 rout of Lakers

Greg Beacham, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 26th - 5:36pm

With the Los Angeles Lakers in the middle of their latest franchise upheaval, the San Antonio Spurs showed their young opponents what steady excellence looks like.

Hawks say they have requested waivers on Lamar Patterson

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 26th - 4:16pm

The Atlanta Hawks have requested waivers on Lamar Patterson.

Heat center Willie Reed has bursitis, out for Monday

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 26th - 12:52pm

Willie Reed will not travel with the Miami Heat for Monday's game in Dallas because of bursitis in his right ankle.

Mavs fill 2 spots with 10-day contracts after roster shuffle

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 26th - 10:20am

The Dallas Mavericks have signed forward Ben Bentil and guard Quinn Cook to 10-day contracts to fill the open spots from a roster shake-up that came at the trading deadline.

Splash Brothers lead way for Warriors with Durant out hurt

Janie McCauley, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 26th - 12:01am

The Golden State Warriors missed Kevin Durant's big presence on both ends of the court. They missed their snappy ball movement that leads to easy baskets and open 3-pointers.

Harden leads Rockets past Timberwolves in 142-130 shootout

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 11:45pm

Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni wasn't exactly thrilled with his team's shootout win over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Saturday night.