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Marv Albert gets contract extension to call NBA on TNT

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 11:40am

Veteran announcer Marv Albert has agreed to a multiyear contract extension with TNT to call NBA games.

Lillard has 33 to lead Blazers past Grizzlies 112-106

Clay Bailey, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 10:51pm

C.J. McCollum struggled with his shooting until overtime when a trio of field goals provided Portland with a winning boost.

Vucevic leads Magic comeback for 117-110 OT win over Hawks

Charles Odum, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 10:00pm

A big comeback gave the Orlando Magic their second win over the Hawks in two days and renewed belief they can stage a similar rally in their season.

Pelicans snap 4-game skid with easy win over Wolves

Jon Krawczynski, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 10:00pm

Mired in a four-game losing streak and sinking further out of contention in the Western Conference, the New Orleans Pelicans were in desperate need of a confidence builder.

Raptors beat Pistons 103-89, have won 14 of 15

Noah Trister, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 9:20pm

When Andre Drummond's shot from about 80 feet dropped straight through the net to end the third quarter, Toronto's lead was down to five points, and it looked like this game against the Detroit Pistons might come down to the wire.

Johnson hits 3-pointer at buzzer, Nets beat Nuggets 105-104

Michael Scotto, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 9:20pm

Joe Johnson has been known as a clutch player during his tenure with the Brooklyn Nets and he came through again Monday night.

James, Irving lead Cavaliers past Kings 120-100

Steve Herrick, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 9:10pm

LeBron James came close to his 40th career triple-double several times this season.

George's big finish leads Pacers past Lakers 89-87

Michael Marot, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 9:00pm

Kobe Bryant gave Indiana Pacers fans one last thrill Monday night.

Walker scores 30 as Hornets beat Bulls, 108-91

Bill Kiser, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 8:50pm

The Charlotte Hornets are finally close to being 100 percent healthy again, and are working their way back into the Eastern Conference playoff picture.

Redick leads Clippers to 98-92 OT victory over 76ers

Aaron Bracy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 8:20pm

J.J. Redick had 23 points, including the tying 3-pointer late in regulation, and Jamal Crawford also scored 23 points to lead the short-handed Los Angeles Clippers to a 98-92 overtime victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday night.

Knicks fire coach Derek Fisher; Rambis gets interim job

Brian Mahoney, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 8:10pm

Derek Fisher had just finished a long playing career when Phil Jackson picked him to coach the New York Knicks. Just 1 1/2 seasons later, Jackson decided he needed someone else.

Warriors center Festus Ezeli undergoes left knee surgery

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 5:50pm

Golden State Warriors center Festus Ezeli has undergone arthroscopic surgery on his left knee to remove debris and is scheduled to be re-evaluated in six weeks.

New York Knicks fire coach Derek Fisher

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 9:11am

New York Knicks fire coach Derek Fisher.

Parker to play with France despite wife's pregnancy

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 9:10am

San Antonio Spurs point guard Tony Parker says he has reached an understanding with his pregnant wife that will allow him to take part in France's Olympic qualifying tournament this summer.

Austin Rivers out 4-6 weeks with broken left hand

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 7th - 5:00pm

Los Angeles Clippers guard Austin Rivers is expected to miss four to six weeks with a broken left hand.

Paul shakes off awful start, leads Clippers past Heat 100-93

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 7th - 3:31pm

Chris Paul had the worst possible start to his shooting day.

Mudiay, Nuggets hand Knicks 5th straight loss

Brian Mahoney, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 7th - 3:10pm

Emmanuel Mudiay's first game at Madison Square Garden was going so poorly that he apologized to his coach at halftime.

Magic beat Hawks on Vucevic's shot

Dick Scanlon, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 7th - 2:50pm

Another big lead got away from the Orlando Magic in the fourth quarter Sunday, but one big shot got it back just in time.

Avery Bradley's 25 points helps Celtics beat Kings

Ken Powtak, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 7th - 2:40pm

The Boston Celtics enjoyed a season-high scoring day to keep their current winning stretch rolling along.