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Raptors use strong defense in 4th to beat Magic 93-86

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 9:08pm

Toronto's reserves proved again they can be a factor in deciding a game, delivering a stellar fourth-quarter defensive effort.

Towns, Wiggins lead Timberwolves past Clippers 123-109

Dave Campbell, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 8:59pm

Karl-Anthony Towns racked up 30 points and 10 rebounds for his NBA-best 60th double-double and Andrew Wiggins scored 27 points in an all-around performance, leading the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 123-109 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Tuesday night that was critical for their push for the playoffs.

Marcus Morris' 3 lifts Celtics over Thunder, 100-99

Kyle Hightower, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 8:58pm

Marcus Morris made a 3-pointer with 1.2 seconds left and the Boston Celtics stunned the Oklahoma City Thunder 100-99 on Tuesday night.

Davis' 37 points leads Pelicans past Mavs, 115-105

Brett Martel, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 8:30pm

Anthony Davis scored 37 points, and the New Orleans Pelicans overcame the absence of second-leading scorer Jrue Holiday to beat the struggling Dallas Mavericks 115-105 on Tuesday night.

Holiday out with illness vs. Mavs, Hill starting

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 6:12pm

Pelicans coach Alvin Gentry says Jrue Holiday has the flu and is not in the lineup for Tuesday night's game against Dallas.

Stephen Curry medically cleared to return to full practice

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 3:30pm

Stephen Curry has been medically cleared to resume full practice beginning Wednesday with the hope he can return from his latest right ankle injury later in the week.

Texas freshman Mo Bamba leaving school for NBA draft

Jim Vertuno, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 3:03pm

No more Mo Bamba for Texas.

Penny Hardaway takes over as Memphis' new basketball coach

Clay Bailey, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 1:52pm

In hopes of revitalizing its struggling basketball program, Memphis has turned to a favorite son to bring back fans and regain the school's recruiting leverage in the basketball-rich city.

NBA fines Rockets' Green $25K, Celtics' Morris $15K

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 11:50am

The NBA has fined Gerald Green of the Houston Rockets $25,000 for shoving an opponent and Marcus Morris of the Boston Celtics $15,000 for verbally abusing an official.

Oklahoma's Trae Young leaving for NBA after freshman season

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 9:48am

Oklahoma star Trae Young is leaving for the NBA after a standout freshman season that ended with him leading the nation in scoring and assists.

Leagues, casinos lobby states for cut of legal sports bets

Ben Nuckols, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 12:42am

With the Supreme Court poised to rule on a case that could end the federal ban on sports gambling, more than a third of U.S. states are considering legislation to get in on the action, and professional leagues and casino interests are lobbying against each other for the biggest cut of the winnings.

Crabbe, LeVert lead Nets over Grizzlies 118-115

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 12:10am

The Brooklyn Nets proved supreme in another showdown with one of the NBA's worst teams.

Griffin's big third quarter helps Pistons top Kings 106-90

Michael Wagaman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 11:59pm

After nearly two months, Blake Griffin finally looks comfortable playing with Detroit, and it's showing up across the board.

Aldridge's double-double fuels Spurs by Warriors, 89-75

Raul Dominguez, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 11:34pm

LaMarcus Aldridge continued to lead the way for the Spurs, who are trying to find a way to remain in the playoffs.

LeBron gets triple-double, Cavs beat Bucks without Lue

Steve Herrick, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 9:54pm

LeBron James made certain another news-filled day ended with his own headline.

Wild night in Miami: Heat top Nuggets 149-141 in 2 OTs

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 9:42pm

They broke the stat system. That's how good Miami and Denver were — even modern technology couldn't keep up with the Heat and Nuggets.

Hardaway, Beasley lead Knicks past depleted Bulls, 110-92

Jeffrey Bernstein, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 9:15pm

The Knicks have won two straight games for the first time in almost two months, and they're not apologizing for the caliber of their competition.

Embiid, Simmons lead 76ers past Hornets 108-94

Dan Gelston, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 9:03pm

With Allen Iverson watching from a suite, Joel Embiid produced yet another dominant game in a season where the 76ers' All-Star has barely practiced.

Oladipo helps Pacers rally past Lakers 110-100

Michael Marot, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 8:36pm

Victor Oladipo reverted to his form from the first half of the season Monday night — driving and defending.