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UMass hires Chattanooga's McCall after last pick backed out

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 5:33pm

UMass has hired Matt McCall as its next basketball coach.

Cousins returns for Pelicans; Mejri out for Mavs

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 5:20pm

Pelicans coach Alvin Gentry says DeMarcus Cousins is back in the lineup for Wednesday night's matchup against Dallas after missing New Orleans' previous two games with a right ankle sprain.

Warriors hopeful Durant can return in regular season

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 1:26pm

Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant has been cleared for non-contact basketball drills and could return from his knee injury before the end of the regular season.

Maryland junior guard Melo Trimble declares for NBA draft

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 12:00pm

Maryland junior guard Melo Trimble is forgoing his final year of collegiate eligibility to enter the NBA draft and will sign with an agent.

Pacers waive Rodney Stuckey after another injury hits

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 11:26am

The Indiana Pacers have waived backup guard Rodney Stuckey.

Wizards beat Lakers 119-108 to clinch division title

Beth Harris, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 12:12am

Water pooled on a table in the middle of the noisy locker room and soaked in the carpet. The Washington Wizards had just celebrated clinching the Southeast Division for the franchise's first division title in 38 years.

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.