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Tatum, Harris, Diallo win titles at All-Star Saturday

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 16th - 8:54pm

Boston's Jayson Tatum got his gamewinner from midcourt. Oklahoma City's Hamidou Diallo went over Shaquille O'Neal to help win his trophy. And Brooklyn's Joe Harris made all the shots at all the right times to deny Golden State's Stephen Curry a storybook ending in his hometown.

Adam Silver's annual NBA address keys on competitive balance

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 16th - 7:10pm

Milwaukee has the best record in the NBA, Denver has its coaching staff at the All-Star Game and Sacramento is in position to end the league's longest current playoff drought.

Barrett has triple-double, No. 2 Duke beats NC State, 94-78

Joedy McCreary, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 16th - 6:20pm

RJ Barrett always seems to do it all for No. 2 Duke. This time, it showed up on the stat sheet.

St. Francis Brooklyn beats Central Connecticut 90-79

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 16th - 5:09pm

Glenn Sanabria had a season-high 25 points as St. Francis Brooklyn defeated Central Connecticut 90-79 on Saturday. Rosel Hurley added 20 points for the Terriers.

At All-Star Game, Anthony Davis finds himself in spotlight

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 16th - 2:52pm

Anthony Davis isn't completely sure if he's going to play in Sunday's All-Star game. He doesn't know how much the New Orleans Pelicans will have him play the rest of this season. Or where he'll play next season. Or where he'll play the season after that, either.

The Latest: OKC's Diallo leaps over Shaq to win dunk contest

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 16th - 8:54am

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John Collins: Favorite dunker is Hawks teammate Vince Carter

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 16th - 8:12am

John Collins has a favorite dunker. Not surprisingly, it's his Atlanta teammate Vince Carter.

Former Ute Kyle Kuzma wins MVP, US tops World in Rising Stars 161-144

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 15th - 9:16pm

When the likes of the Los Angeles Lakers' Kyle Kuzma, Philadelphia's Ben Simmons and Boston's Jayson Tatum get to the NBA All-Star Game and partake in what's become the preferred run-and-fun style where defense is discouraged at virtually all costs, this much is clear.

Famous Los leads Home Team in NBA All-Star Celebrity Game

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 15th - 7:48pm

Comedian Famous Los scored 22 points and was selected the MVP in the Home Team's 82-80 victory over the Visiting Team on Friday night in the highest-scoring NBA All-Star Celebrity Game.

Basketball Hall of Fame announces finalists for 2019

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 15th - 6:42pm

Paul Westphal says it's an honor these days to have anyone remember that he played basketball.

Nuggets extend Tim Connelly and rest of front office

Pat Graham, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 15th - 4:51pm

Tim Connelly and the front office have assembled a Denver Nuggets team that's reaching new heights this season.

Davis MRI shows muscle bruise

Brett Martel, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 15th - 11:22am

A person familiar with the situation says an MRI on Anthony Davis' injured left shoulder showed a muscle bruise.

Pelicans fire GM Dell Demps amid Anthony Davis fallout

Brett Martel, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 15th - 10:42am

A person familiar with the situation says the Pelicans have fired general manager Dell Demps.

The Latest: US tops World in Rising Stars game, 161-144

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 15th - 9:14am

The Latest on NBA All-Star Weekend (all times local):

Silver opens All-Star weekend, eyes high-tech future of game

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 15th - 7:26am

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver has opened the annual All-Star Technology Summit by touting the "smart jersey of the future."

Curry 'family reunion' has special start at All-Star Weekend

Steve Reed, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 15th - 1:02am

The Curry family All-Star Weekend is off to a rousing start — a Curry knocked down a big shot on Friday.

All-Star: 10 things to know about the weekend

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 15th - 12:54am

With All-Star festivities set to officially begin Friday, here are 10 things to know going into the weekend:

Pelicans lose Davis, beat Thunder 131-122

Brett Martel, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 14th - 8:42pm

Anthony Davis grimaced and didn't move his left arm as he walked off the court at halftime.

Pelicans: Davis injured shoulder vs Thunder

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 14th - 7:44pm

Anthony Davis missed the second half of New Orleans' game against Oklahoma City on Thursday night with what the Pelicans said was a left shoulder injury.