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Center of attention: Bucks' Brook Lopez lights out from 3

Genaro C. Armas, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 1:42am

A new nickname for Brook Lopez started floating around Twitter after the Milwaukee Bucks 7-footer had a career night from the 3-point line.

LeBron gets 44, passes Wilt in LA's 126-117 win over Blazers

Greg Beacham, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 11:16pm

A floating jumper, a foul and a free throw in the fourth quarter of a tight game.

Towns, Wiggins shine as Timberwolves top Pelicans 107-100

Patrick Donnelly, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 9:08pm

Karl-Anthony Towns and Andrew Wiggins are the main men in Minnesota again, and on Wednesday night they gave the Timberwolves exactly what they needed for a big win.

Gasol, Grizzlies hold off Bucks late for 116-113 win

Genaro C. Armas, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 8:44pm

In a game of runs between teams with contrasting styles, Memphis made the last, defining push.

Pistons stun Raptors 106-104 in Casey's return to Toronto

Ian Harrison, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 8:42pm

Dwane Casey's return to Toronto delivered drama right up until the final second.

George scores 35 points, leads Thunder past Knicks 128-103

Cliff Brunt, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 8:26pm

Paul George is feeling well — and found his shooting touch.

Irving scores 17 points, Celtics rout Bulls 111-82

Doug Alden, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 8:16pm

The Celtics returned from a dreadful road trip with a resounding rout.

Heat beat Nets 120-107 to end three-game losing streak

Brian Mahoney, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 8:04pm

The Miami Heat were eager to rediscover their defense after their poor recent performances.

Magic come back to beat 76ers 111-106 in Butler's debut

Dick Scanlon, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 7:59pm

Everything about Jimmy Butler's first game with the 76ers was going great, until the fourth quarter.

Bradley Beal scores 20 points, Wizards rout Cavaliers 119-95

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 7:44pm

The Washington Wizards caught the undermanned Cleveland Cavaliers on the second game of back-to-backs Wednesday night.

No. 11 Michigan State forward Nick Ward sprains ankle

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 6:08pm

Nick Ward sprained his right ankle during an injury scare in the first half of No. 11 Michigan State's 80-59 victory over Louisiana-Monroe on Wednesday night.

Stephen Curry to miss 3 Texas games while nursing injury

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 2:51pm

Stephen Curry won't play during Golden State's three-game Texas road trip as he recovers from a left groin strain, though he is traveling with the Warriors.

Kevin Durant leads undermanned Warriors past Hawks 110-103

Janie McCauley, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 11:03pm

Kevin Durant never found his typical offensive flow and found it a little strange playing without fiery Draymond Green, even if they have yet to make up from all that went down a night earlier in Los Angeles.

Harden scores 22 points, Rockets beat Nuggets 109-99

Dennis Georgatos, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 9:49pm

James Harden turned a slow start into a powerful finish.

Andrew Bogut tells Australia's NBL to butt out of timeouts

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 9:43pm

Former NBA player Andrew Bogut has a message for his new league back in his home country: butt out of time outs if you don't like the language being spoken. The National Basketball League isn't listening.

Clarkson scores 24, injury-riddled Cavaliers blast Hornets

Steve Herrick, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 7:29pm

The Cleveland Cavaliers are dealing with so many injuries they needed an assistant coach to suit up for practice Monday.

Warriors suspend fiery Green 1 game for detrimental conduct

Janie McCauley, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 5:07pm

The Golden State Warriors don't expect Draymond Green's latest dustup with Kevin Durant to become a long-term issue for the two-time defending NBA champions.

Players: Emotions will run high when Casey makes his return

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 3:47pm

Kyle Lowry and Jonas Valanciunas spent a dozen years between them developing their games under coach Dwane Casey. Valanciunas had never played for any other NBA head coach before this season.

Jimmy Butler ready to 'grind' and work hard in Philly

Rob Maaddi, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 2:25pm

Jimmy Butler listens to country music, enjoys playing cards and drives a minivan.