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Players: Emotions will run high when Casey makes his return

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 3:47pm

Kyle Lowry and Jonas Valanciunas spent a dozen years between them developing their games under coach Dwane Casey. Valanciunas had never played for any other NBA head coach before this season.

Jimmy Butler ready to 'grind' and work hard in Philly

Rob Maaddi, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 2:25pm

Jimmy Butler listens to country music, enjoys playing cards and drives a minivan.

Pistons say Kennard to continue rehab for 2 more weeks

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 1:19pm

The Detroit Pistons say injured guard Luke Kennard will continue his rehab for two more weeks while working his way back toward basketball activity.

Korver, Osman out for Cavs, now down 5 rotational players

Tom Withers, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 12:01pm

The Cavaliers have a starting lineup wearing street clothes.

Nets say LeVert could return from foot injury this season

Brian Mahoney, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 11:13am

Caris LeVert's injury wasn't as bad as it looked.

Lynx assistant James Wade hired as Chicago Sky coach

Doug Feinberg, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 10:58am

James Wade doesn't think Chicago is that far off from making a playoff run.

TOP 25 THIS WEEK: No. 25 Buffalo earns 1st AP ranking

Aaron Beard, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 12:44am

Buffalo grabbed headlines for taking down Arizona in last year's NCAA Tournament, then going on the road to hand a ranked West Virginia team its first loss in a home opener in 15 years.

Clippers snap home skid against Warriors with 121-116 OT win

Beth Harris, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 11:22pm

Lou Williams couldn't hit a lick in regulation, so of course he had the ball in crunch time.

Barnes scores 23, leads Mavericks past Bulls 103-98

Robbie Weinstein, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 8:54pm

The Dallas Mavericks didn't need a big contribution from Luka Doncic to beat the Chicago Bulls. Harrison Barnes and J.J. Barea took care of that.

Towns, Teague lead Wolves over Nets after LeVert injury

Tyler Mason, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 8:54pm

Jimmy Butler is gone and so is Minnesota's losing streak, after a victory over a Nets team devastated by a gruesome injury to leading scorer Caris LeVert.

George scores 32 as Thunder roll past Suns, 118-101

Murray Evans, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 8:34pm

Once the Oklahoma City Thunder got going, the Phoenix Suns couldn't stop them.

NBA 2K League leading scorer kicked out of league

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 8:26pm

Austin "Boo Painter" Painter, who led the NBA 2K League in scoring in its inaugural season, has been kicked out of the esports league for violating the player code of conduct.

Embiid scores 35, 76ers top reeling Heat 124-114

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 8:24pm

Joel Embiid did whatever he wanted, and Jimmy Butler had to be thrilled.

Davis has 25 points, 20 boards, Pelicans top Raptors 126-110

Ian Harrison, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 8:06pm

E'Twaun Moore doesn't need much to get on a shooting roll.

Nets' LeVert sustains apparent severe right leg injury

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 7:44pm

Nets guard Caris LeVert sustained what appeared to be a severe right leg injury during the second quarter of Brooklyn's game against Minnesota on Monday night and was taken to a hospital.

Wall, Beal lead Wizards to 117-109 victory over Magic

Ian Quillen, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 7:42pm

Just maybe, the Washington Wizards are figuring things out.

Mavericks' Matthews misses game with strained hamstring

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 5:54pm

Dallas Mavericks guard Wesley Matthews will miss Monday's game against the Chicago Bulls because of a strained left hamstring.

Elbow injury sidelines Bulls' Markkanen longer than expected

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 5:44pm

The Chicago Bulls expect forward Lauri Markkanen to miss more time than they initially anticipated because of a left elbow injury he suffered in the preseason.

It's done: Jimmy Butler trade to Philadelphia completed

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 11:08am

Jimmy Butler is in Philadelphia, and upon his arrival he immediately began talking about winning a championship.