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Davis scores 34, Pelicans top Clippers 116-109

Brett Martel, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 8:54pm

Anthony Davis did exactly what New Orleans has come to expect and Pelicans newcomer Elfrid Payton showed his hometown more of what he has to offer when clutch play is in demand.

Griffin scores 50 points, Pistons top 76ers 133-132 in OT

Matt Schoch, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 8:14pm

Blake Griffin has heard the critics, but the veteran forward knows it'll take more nights like Tuesday to get where his team wants to go.

Hawks offering plenty of other options in new-look arena

Paul Newberry, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 5:14pm

The Atlanta Hawks may not win a lot of games this season.

Simmons out for 76ers against Pistons with back tightness

Matt Schoch, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 4:47pm

Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons is out Tuesday night against the Detroit Pistons because of back tightness.

Duquesne's A.J. Palumbo Center getting $45 million makeover

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 3:46pm

Duquesne is giving the A.J. Palumbo Center a major makeover after the upcoming basketball season.

Bulls' Kris Dunn out 4-6 weeks with sprained left MCL

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 1:29pm

The Chicago Bulls say point guard Kris Dunn will miss four to six weeks because of a sprained medial collateral ligament in his left knee.

Nuggets' Barton has surgery on hip muscle injury

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 9:01am

Nuggets forward Will Barton underwent surgery to fix core and hip muscle injuries.

Morris has 28 and Wizards edge Blazers 125-124 in OT

Anne M. Peterson, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 11:09pm

Markieff Morris couldn't believe the Blazers kept leaving him open.

Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant lead Warriors past Suns 123-103

Janie McCauley, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 10:59pm

Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors got back to their pass-happy ways and coach Steve Kerr could smile again about all those assists, fewer fouls and a better night taking care of the ball.

Jordan gets another double-double as Mavs top Bulls 115-109

Schuyler Dixon, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 9:17pm

DeAndre Jordan was a double-double machine before and after he stiffed the Dallas Mavericks in free agency three years ago.

Giannis, Middleton hit late 3s, Bucks hold off Knicks

Charles F. Gardner, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 8:51pm

Khris Middleton is finding plenty of freedom and fun in the Milwaukee Bucks' wide-open offense.

Wolves clamp down on defense in 101-91 win over Pacers

Tyler Mason, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 8:34pm

Through the first three games of the season, the Minnesota Timberwolves were not playing the type of defense that head coach Tom Thibodeau wanted to see.

Leonard scores 22 points as Raptors rout Hornets 127-106

Ian Harrison, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 7:57pm

A tough Toronto Raptors defense took the sting out of Charlotte's 3-point shooting.

Vucevic scores 24 with 12 rebounds as Magic hold off Celtics

Ken Powtak, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 7:57pm

The way things went on the road for the Orlando Magic last season, one of the final two 3-point attempts by Boston probably would have gone in.

Lakers' Ingram grateful 4-game suspension wasn't harsher

Greg Beacham, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 7:33pm

Just three games into LeBron James' tenure with the Los Angeles Lakers, they were missing two suspended starters when they faced the San Antonio Spurs on Monday night.

Report: Darius Bazley signs $1M internship with New Balance

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 2:02pm

Former Syracuse recruit Darius Bazley, who opted to forgo college to work toward the 2019 NBA draft, has landed a job as an intern for New Balance.

Barton strains core and right hip; no timetable for return

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 12:47pm

The Denver Nuggets say starting forward Will Barton strained his right hip along with his core and there's no timetable for his return.

Alabama hoops transfer cleared to play for No. 5 Virginia

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 12:20pm

Alabama transfer Braxton Key has received a waiver from the NCAA and will be eligible to play for No. 5 Virginia this season.

Led by bench, Clippers hang on to beat Rockets 115-112

Beth Harris, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 9:33pm

Three games into his NBA career, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander is getting used to playing in crunch time.