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Vucevic scores 24 with 12 rebounds as Magic hold off Celtics

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

Nikola Vucevic had 24 points and 12 rebounds while the Orlando Magic survived two 3-point attempts by Boston in the closing seconds to beat the Celtics 93-90 on Monday night.

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.

Hernangomez's late block helps Nuggets beat Warriors 100-98

Pat Graham, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 8:59pm

Juancho Hernangomez's swooping right-handed swat was precisely the right stuff to help the Denver Nuggets stay unbeaten.

Kings top Thunder 131-120, ruin Westbrook's season debut

Cliff Brunt, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 7:47pm

Russell Westbrook was in no mood to talk after his season debut.

Rookie Young scores 35, Hawks rout LeBron-less Cavs 133-111

Tom Withers, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 6:43pm

Trae Young got doused with a bucket of ice water after his third NBA game.

Missouri loses star Porter to season-ending knee injury

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 6:03pm

Missouri star Jontay Porter tore ligaments in his knee during a closed scrimmage with Southern Illinois on Sunday and will miss the upcoming season.

NBA suspends Ingram, Rondo, Paul in Lakers-Rockets dustup

Beth Harris, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 5:11pm

Lakers teammates Brandon Ingram and Rajon Rondo and Chris Paul of the Rockets were suspended without pay Sunday for an on-court fight, with Paul taking the heaviest financial hit.

Nuggets forward Will Barton sidelined by hip injury

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 4:47pm

Nuggets versatile forward Will Barton missed Denver's game Sunday night against Golden State because of a right hip injury.

Russell Westbrook set for season debut

Cliff Brunt, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 3:32pm

Russell Westbrook will make his season debut Sunday against the Sacramento Kings.

Kemba Walker off to a flying start for Hornets

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 12:59pm

There was a stretch last season spanning four games when Charlotte's Kemba Walker missed 16 consecutive attempts from 3-point range.

Fight in LeBron's home Lakers debut, 124-115 loss to Houston

Greg Beacham, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 11:29pm

Once the fists started flying late in the fourth quarter, LeBron James' home debut with the Los Angeles Lakers was relegated to the undercard.

Lillard has 29 and Portland beats San Antonio 121-108

Anne M. Peterson, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 10:29pm

After making a 33-footer, Damian Lillard was asked if there's a limit on where he'll attempt at 3-pointer.

Jokic's triple-double leads Nuggets past Suns 119-91

Arnie Stapleton, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 9:53pm

On a historic night in which he was serenaded with "MVP!" chants for his eye-popping triple-double, Nikola Jokic's thoughts were with the Denver Nuggets' injured tone-setter.

Youngsters Doncic, Smith lead Mavs past Wolves 140-136

Schuyler Dixon, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 9:37pm

Luka Doncic had the home crowd roaring in the teenager's Dallas debut with step-back 3-pointers and big buckets late while fellow youngster Dennis Smith Jr. quietly played a secondary role.

Griffin, Smith lead Pistons over Bulls 118-116

John Jackson, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 9:05pm

Blake Griffin was having a big game and he had just hit a key 3-pointer on his previous attempt.