04/09/2014 12:10amWhen the nets finally cooled down at Staples Center, the Houston Rockets had a choice. They could be excited about their highest-scoring game of the year, or dismayed at their worst defensive effort in more than five months.
04/09/2014 12:11amLakers general manager Mitch Kupchak has agreed to a multiyear contract extension late in one of the worst seasons in franchise history.
04/09/2014 2:21pmKansas freshman Joel Embiid is entering the NBA draft after a breakthrough season that ended with a stress fracture in his back that kept the 7-footer out of the NCAA tournament.
04/09/2014 4:40pmDavid Lee's latest injury with Golden State has been keeping him awake at night wondering if he will ever get to go through the playoffs healthy.
04/09/2014 5:01pmPelicans coach Monty Williams says All-Star forward Anthony Davis is unable to play in Wednesday night's game against Phoenix because of back spasms.
04/09/2014 5:42pmMiami guard Dwyane Wade will not play against the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday night, but coach Erik Spoelstra indicated the Heat's second-leading scorer is close to returning.
04/09/2014 8:30pmJeff Teague scored 19 points, Kyle Korver added 17 and the Atlanta Hawks helped their playoff chances with a 105-97 victory over the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night.
04/09/2014 9:00pmTheir playoff chase, which somehow lasted longer that it probably should have, is officially over.
04/09/2014 9:11pmD.J. Augustin's career was swirling down the drain when the Toronto Raptors waived him in December, and the former No. 9 overall pick seemed destined to join the long list of promising prospects that just never made it in the NBA.
04/09/2014 9:21pmThe Orlando Magic finally are showing the patience in critical moments that coach Jacque Vaughn has been waiting for all season.
04/09/2014 9:21pmThe slumping Indiana Pacers rested their starters during a 104-102 victory at Milwaukee, and improved their playoff positioning.
04/09/2014 9:21pmKyle Korver was concerned that the Atlanta Hawks were about to squander another chance to beat a struggling opponent.
04/09/2014 9:40pmThe Charlotte Bobcats have leapfrogged another team, increasing the odds that their return to the playoffs won't be a token appearance.
04/09/2014 9:40pmJonas Valanciunas cherished the chance to focus on basketball on Wednesday night.
04/09/2014 10:11pmDisgusted by his turnover that sent the Pelicans off on a fast break, Eric Bledsoe chased the play vigorously, darting into a passing lane just in time to intercept Austin Rivers' pass toward the left wing.
04/09/2014 10:40pmThe intensity of the Memphis Grizzlies returned and so did the character of a team that has struggled the past two weeks.
04/09/2014 10:50pmDishing the ball to the open man in the first half opened the door to Randy Foye's offensive surge in the second half.
04/09/2014 11:40pmDorell Wright hadn't hit a game-winner since high school, and certainly he'd never had a winner that was his only basket of the game.
04/09/2014 11:40pmChris Copeland's driving layup with 1.2 seconds remaining gave the Indiana Pacers a 104-102 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday night that moved them back into first place in the Eastern Conference.