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NBA fines Rockets' Green $25K, Celtics' Morris $15K

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 11:50am

The NBA has fined Gerald Green of the Houston Rockets $25,000 for shoving an opponent and Marcus Morris of the Boston Celtics $15,000 for verbally abusing an official.

Oklahoma's Trae Young leaving for NBA after freshman season

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 9:48am

Oklahoma star Trae Young is leaving for the NBA after a standout freshman season that ended with him leading the nation in scoring and assists.

Leagues, casinos lobby states for cut of legal sports bets

Ben Nuckols, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 12:42am

With the Supreme Court poised to rule on a case that could end the federal ban on sports gambling, more than a third of U.S. states are considering legislation to get in on the action, and professional leagues and casino interests are lobbying against each other for the biggest cut of the winnings.

Crabbe, LeVert lead Nets over Grizzlies 118-115

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 12:10am

The Brooklyn Nets proved supreme in another showdown with one of the NBA's worst teams.

Griffin's big third quarter helps Pistons top Kings 106-90

Michael Wagaman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 11:59pm

After nearly two months, Blake Griffin finally looks comfortable playing with Detroit, and it's showing up across the board.

Aldridge's double-double fuels Spurs by Warriors, 89-75

Raul Dominguez, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 11:34pm

LaMarcus Aldridge continued to lead the way for the Spurs, who are trying to find a way to remain in the playoffs.

LeBron gets triple-double, Cavs beat Bucks without Lue

Steve Herrick, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 9:54pm

LeBron James made certain another news-filled day ended with his own headline.

Wild night in Miami: Heat top Nuggets 149-141 in 2 OTs

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 9:42pm

They broke the stat system. That's how good Miami and Denver were — even modern technology couldn't keep up with the Heat and Nuggets.

Hardaway, Beasley lead Knicks past depleted Bulls, 110-92

Jeffrey Bernstein, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 9:15pm

The Knicks have won two straight games for the first time in almost two months, and they're not apologizing for the caliber of their competition.

Embiid, Simmons lead 76ers past Hornets 108-94

Dan Gelston, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 9:03pm

With Allen Iverson watching from a suite, Joel Embiid produced yet another dominant game in a season where the 76ers' All-Star has barely practiced.

Oladipo helps Pacers rally past Lakers 110-100

Michael Marot, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 8:36pm

Victor Oladipo reverted to his form from the first half of the season Monday night — driving and defending.

Pelicans rookie Jackson has another surgery

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 6:01pm

The New Orleans Pelicans say rookie guard Frank Jackson won't make his NBA debut this season after having follow-up surgery to remove residual scar tissue from earlier right foot operations.

Michigan State's crisis affected Tom Izzo and his program

Larry Lage, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 6:00pm

Tom Izzo walked into his final news conference before a game this season and saw Michigan State's interim president conducting interviews.

Lue taking leave from Cavaliers to address health issues

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 4:42pm

Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue is taking a leave of absence from the team to address health issues that have included chest pains and loss of sleep.

Kevin Love to return for Cavaliers against Milwaukee

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 4:04pm

Cavaliers forward Kevin Love will return Monday after missing six weeks because of a broken left hand.

Former NBA player's ex-wife won't face death if convicted

Adrian Sainz, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 11:50am

The ex-wife of former NBA player Lorenzen Wright won't face the death penalty if convicted of killing him more than seven years ago in Tennessee, a prosecutor said Monday.

Trail Blazers win 13th straight, beat Clippers 122-109

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 12:30am

Maurice Harkless thinks he sees something pleasantly repetitive about the Portland Trail Blazers' 13-game winning streak.

Harden scores 34 as Rockets hold off Timberwolves 129-120

Andres Ybarra, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 18th - 9:36pm

For the Houston Rockets, finally facing a challenge from Minnesota and a hostile crowd on the road was a good test to prepare for the postseason.

Butler targeting return to Timberwolves before end of season

Dave Campbell, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 18th - 9:06pm

Jimmy Butler could return to the court for the Minnesota Timberwolves before the end of the regular season, if he continues to stay on track with his rehabilitation from surgery on his right knee.