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NBA pushes back plans for April vote on schedule changes

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 6:24pm

The NBA no longer expects the league’s board of governors to vote in April on whether to make significant changes to the league’s schedule in time for the 75th anniversary season in 2021-22.

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The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 10:47pm

Alex Ovechkin took a stick to the face and put three pucks in the net for a hat trick to lead the Washington Capitals past the New Jersey Devils 5-2 on Thursday night.

Ingram scores 49, Pelicans end Jazz's 10-game winning streak

Brett Martel, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 9:35pm

The New Orleans Pelicans wildly celebrated Brandon Ingram's off-balance jumper in the final seconds of regulation, believing it had won the game.

WNBA expands to 36-game schedule adds Commissioner’s Cup

Doug Feinberg, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 1:29pm

The WNBA season is expanding to a 36-game schedule and adding the Commissioner’s Cup tournament the league announced Thursday.

LeBron James, Luka Doncic still leading NBA All-Star voting

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 12:36pm

LeBron James still leads Luka Doncic in the race to become the leading Western Conference vote-getter and one of the two captains for next month’s All-Star Game, the NBA announced Thursday.

Magic snap Lakers' 9-game winning streak in 119-118 thriller

Greg Beacham, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 15th - 11:05pm

Markelle Fultz faked LeBron James off his hip, weaved through traffic in the waning seconds and scored the final bucket of his phenomenal triple-double performance.

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The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 15th - 10:57pm

The Miami Heat have leapfrogged over the Boston Celtics for the No. 2 spot in the NBA’s Eastern Conference by improving to 18-1 at home.

Lillard leads Trail Blazers to 117-107 win over Rockets

Kristie Rieken, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 15th - 10:14pm

After getting off to a disappointing start this season, the Portland Trail Blazers are focused on playing much better going forward.

Griffin: Pelicans project Zion Williamson debut for Jan. 22

Brett Martel, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 15th - 12:44pm

Zion Williamson, the top choice in last summer’s NBA draft, is scheduled to make his regular season debut for the Pelicans on Jan. 22 when New Orleans hosts the the San Antonio Spurs, Pelicans basketball operations chief David Griffin said Wednesday.

Morant, Brooks lead Grizzlies to 121-110 win over Rockets

Clay Bailey, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 14th - 9:08pm

Early this season, the young Memphis Grizzlies were still learning how to close out games — a shortfall the team has overcome during its longest winning streak in more than three years.

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The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 14th - 9:08am

The fallout from the Houston Astros’ sign-stealing evidence has reached the Boston Red Sox.

WNBA's 8-year labor deal to hike average salary to $130,000

Doug Feinberg, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 14th - 6:58am

The WNBA and its union announced a tentative eight-year labor deal Tuesday that will allow top players to earn more than $500,000 while the average annual compensation will surpass six figures for the first time.

Jokic helps Nuggets hold on for 114-104 win over Clippers

Pat Graham, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 12th - 8:54pm

The Denver Nuggets put an ugly loss behind them with a statement win over a top-tier team.

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The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 12th - 6:38pm

The Kansas City Chiefs spotted the Houston Texans a 24-0 lead before moving into the AFC championship game against the Tennessee Titans.

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The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 11th - 11:02pm

So much for earning home-field advantage throughout the AFC playoffs.

Lakers top Thunder 125-110 without LeBron, Anthony Davis

Cliff Brunt, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 11th - 8:30pm

The Los Angeles Lakers fully expected victory, even without LeBron James and Anthony Davis.

Harden passes 20,000 points, Rockets beat Wolves 139-109

Kristie Rieken, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 11th - 5:33pm

James Harden didn't have much to say after he surpassed 20,000 points on Saturday in Houston's blowout win over Minnesota.

Lakers' LeBron James, Anthony Davis out vs Thunder

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 11th - 5:10pm

LeBron James and Anthony Davis missed the Lakers' game against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Saturday.

Nets' Kyrie Irving could return from shoulder injury Sunday

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 11th - 4:10pm

Kyrie Irving could return to the Brooklyn Nets' lineup Sunday after missing two months with a right shoulder injury.