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Hield sets franchise season record for 3s, Kings beat Suns

Michael Wagaman, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 10:47pm

Buddy Hield wasn't even supposed to be in Sacramento's lineup at the beginning of the season. Now he's one of the top 3-point shooters in the NBA, with a spot in the Kings' record book, as well.

With Curry resting, Doncic and Dirk lift Mavs over Warriors

Rob Gloster, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 9:09pm

Dirk Nowitzki added one more memorable game in his final visit to Oracle Arena, scoring a season-high 21 points and insisting he couldn't remember whether it was a chair or a trash can that he threw into a wall opposite the visitors' locker room at one of his favorite arenas.

Towns has 33 points, 23 boards to lift Wolves over Memphis

Clay Bailey, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 8:39pm

A night after they were eliminated from playoff contention, the Minnesota Timberwolves at least ended a difficult skid.

Doncic records triple-double, Mavericks beat Warriors 126-91

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 8:35pm

Luka Doncic had a triple-double, Dirk Nowitzki scored a season-best 21 points in a rare start and the Dallas Mavericks capitalized on Stephen Curry's absence to beat the Golden State Warriors 126-91 on Saturday night.

Young's last-second jumper lifts Hawks past 76ers 129-127

Charles Odum, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 8:23pm

Trae Young wants to be known as a player his Atlanta teammates can look to when the game is on the line.

Dwyane Wade scores 20 points, Heat beat Wizards 113-108

Ian Quillen, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 7:47pm

With the Miami Heat nearing the end of a grueling but successful stretch, they turned to their closer yet again.

Walker sparks late rally, Hornets beat Boston 124-117

Richard Walker, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 6:49pm

Charlotte had three veterans out of action and three first- or second-year players in the lineup down the stretch. The Hornets hardly looked like a team capable of rallying from an 18-point deficit against the Boston Celtics.

Bulls shut down Carter Jr., Hutchison for rest of season

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 5:50pm

The Chicago Bulls have ruled out injured rookies Wendell Carter Jr. and Chandler Hutchison for the remainder of the season, and might soon do the same with Otto Porter Jr.

Joshua Kushner purchases minority stake in Memphis Grizzlies

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 3:14pm

Joshua Kushner, the brother of President Trump's son-in-law, has purchased a minority stake in the Memphis Grizzlies.

Timberwolves: Rose has surgery to remove elbow bone chips

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

Minnesota Timberwolves guard Derrick Rose has undergone arthroscopic surgery to remove bone chips from his right elbow.

Odd surprise, lots of top NBA talent left in NCAA Tournament

Eddie Pells, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 12:34am

It shouldn't come as a surprise that this spring's NBA draft will feature lots of good players from lots of good college teams.

Surging Nets eliminate Lakers from playoff picture, 111-106

Greg Beacham, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 22nd - 11:15pm

D'Angelo Russell took no public pleasure in playing a pretty big role in officially eliminating the Los Angeles Lakers from playoff contention for yet another season.

Antetokounmpo scores 27, Bucks beat Heat 116-87

Joe Totoraitis, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 22nd - 9:07pm

Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks won the game. Dwyane Wade countered with a classy move as the Miami Heat trudged off the court.

Harden ties career best with 61, Rockets beat Spurs 111-105

Jordan Godwin, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 22nd - 8:34pm

After James Harden scored 61 more points Friday night to match his career high, Mike D'Antoni was asked the question just about everyone in the NBA is wondering this season.

Gallinari scores 27 as Clippers edge Cavaliers 110-108

Steve Herrick, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 22nd - 8:31pm

The Los Angeles Clippers' latest victory in a torrid March came the hard way.

Ross, Fournier help Magic rally past Grizzlies in overtime

Bill Fay, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 22nd - 8:09pm

If the Memphis Grizzlies are playing for NBA draft lottery pingpong balls this time of year, you'd have a hard time convincing the Orlando Magic.

George scores 28 as Thunder beat Raptors 116-109

Ian Harrison, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 22nd - 8:07pm

Stuck in a four-game losing streak, Russell Westbrook and the Oklahoma City Thunder came to Toronto and got their swagger back.

Nuggets beat Knicks for 6th straight, share of 1st in West

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 22nd - 7:57pm

A year after missing out on the playoffs by just one game, Denver wouldn't mind snatching the top spot in the Western Conference from defending champion Golden State.

Healthy Killian Tillie makes Gonzaga tough to defend

John Marshall, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 22nd - 5:49pm

Gonzaga forward Killian Tillie returned from a foot injury in January, only to injure it again.