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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 scored 35 points and grabbed 18 rebounds, and the Philadelphia 76ers added to Miami's early-season struggles by topping the Heat 124-114 on Monday night.

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

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

Anthony Davis had 25 points and a season-high 20 rebounds, E'Twaun Moore scored a season-high 30 points and the New Orleans Pelicans beat Toronto 126-110 on Monday night, snapping the Raptors' six-game winning streak.

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

John Wall had 25 points and 10 assists, Bradley Beal added 21 points and the Washington Wizards won consecutive games for the first time this season, beating the Orlando Magic 117-109 on Monday night.

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.

James' dunk lifts Lakers to 107-106 win over Hawks

Beth Harris, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 11th - 10:09pm

Tyson Chandler had quite a week with the Lakers.

Blazers win fourth straight with 100-94 victory over Boston

Anne M. Peterson, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 11th - 9:36pm

Al-Farouq Aminu says he's grateful his teammates trust him in the big moments.

Lopez makes eight 3-pointers, Bucks beat Nuggets 121-114

Dennis Georgatos, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 11th - 8:56pm

Brook Lopez always drew attention in the paint. Now, the Milwaukee Bucks' 7-footer is starting to draw a defensive crowd the moment he crosses the half-court line because of his 3-point shooting.

James nets 26, dunks for winner as Lakers edge Hawks 107-106

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 11th - 8:16pm

LeBron James scored 26 points and dunked for the winning basket in the final seconds, lifting the Los Angeles Lakers to a 107-106 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Sunday night.

Ross, Vucevic lift Magic over Knicks 115-89

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 11th - 8:00pm

Nikola Vucevic and the Orlando Magic got an unwelcome surprise when the lights in their New York hotel rooms all turned on at 3:30 a.m. Sunday.

Harden's 40 lifts Rockets to 1st home win 115-103 over Indy

Kristie Rieken, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 11th - 7:39pm

It's more than three weeks into the season and the Houston Rockets finally got their first home win on Sunday night.

Jimmer Fredette has 75-point game in China

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 11th - 5:34pm

Former BYU star Jimmer Fredette scored 75 points in a Chinese Basketball Association game Sunday, the last 40 in the fourth quarter of the Shanghai Sharks' 137-136 loss to the Beikong Fly Dragons.

Tony Parker has 24 points, Hornets beat Pistons 113-103

Dave Hogg, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 11th - 4:16pm

Most of the stars of the 2005 NBA Finals have been out of the league for several years.

Rockets GM denies report that Anthony will be waived

Kristie Rieken, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 11th - 4:04pm

Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey denied a report Sunday that said Carmelo Anthony's time with the team will soon come to an end.

Wade taking more time to be with wife and their new daughter

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 11th - 3:10pm

Dwyane Wade is putting family over basketball right now.

Bowman's 26 points carries BC past St. Francis Brooklyn

Ken Powtak, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 11th - 1:21pm

Boston College coach Jim Christian knows it'll take a while for his team to learn to play without last year's star — Jerome Robinson, who left after his junior year for the NBA draft.