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Embiid scores 33, leads 76ers past Spurs 122-120

Dan Gelston, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 8:53pm

Joel Embiid stretched his balky back each time he had a moment's rest.

Walker, Batum lead Hornets over the Grizzlies 118-107

Clay Bailey, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 8:51pm

The Charlotte Hornets have used a nice run to keep a grasp on one of the final Eastern Conference playoff spots.

Griffin scores 37, Pistons hold off Pelicans 98-94

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 8:41pm

Blake Griffin got Detroit off to a hot start, but the Pistons still had to scratch out a victory in the final seconds over the Anthony Davis-less Pelicans.

Collins scores 35 as Hawks beat Bulls 121-101

Jay Cohen, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 8:39pm

John Collins was on the move for the Atlanta Hawks, all night long. He cut along the baseline for layups and dunks. He stepped out for 3-pointers.

Russell's double-double helps Nets edge Magic 114-110

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 8:25pm

D'Angelo Russell could very well make his first NBA All-Star game appearance next month in Charlotte. After yet another big offensive performance for the surging Brooklyn Nets, the young point guard was quick to credit a key defensive play by one of his teammates.

Harden scores career-best 61, Rockets edge Knicks 114-110

Brian Mahoney, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 8:19pm

James Harden inched past Wilt Chamberlain and didn't stop his latest one-man show until he'd tied Kobe Bryant.

Clippers control second half, top Heat 111-99

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 8:05pm

The Los Angeles Clippers know that little was expected of them this season.

Rozier's perfect start, 26 points carry Celtics past Cavs

Ken Powtak, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 8:04pm

The Boston Celtics had a little tuneup before their big mid-winter test.

Pacers beat Raptors after losing Oladipo with knee injury

Michael Marot, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 8:01pm

A promising season for the Indiana Pacers was instantly transformed when Victor Oladipo's leg buckled and he fell to the floor in pain.

Phoenix City Council OKs $230 million arena renovation plan

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 7:06pm

The Phoenix City Council on Wednesday night approved a $230 million renovation plan for their downtown arena that will keep the NBA's Phoenix Suns in the city until at least 2037 with an option to extend it to 2042.

Harden has NBA's 4th-longest streak of 30-point games

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 6:52pm

James Harden has reached 30 points for the 21st consecutive game, passing Wilt Chamberlain for the fourth-longest streak in NBA history.

Pacers All-Star Victor Oladipo suffers serious knee injury

Michael Marot, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 6:20pm

The Indiana Pacers lost All-Star guard Victor Oladipo to a serious right knee injury in the second quarter of Wednesday night's game against Toronto.

NBA 2K League hosting first qualifying event in Asia

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 5:29pm

The NBA 2K League will host its first international qualifying event to find players in the Asia-Pacific region.

Celtics starters Irving and Horford out against Cleveland

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 4:30pm

The Boston Celtics will be without starters Kyrie Irving and Al Horford for their game against the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Conley says Grizzlies owner willing to trade him, Gasol

Clay Bailey, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 12:13pm

The Memphis Grizzlies may be ready to start rebuilding, listening to trade offers for the NBA's longest-tenured teammates.

Nets minority owner buys WNBA's Liberty

Doug Feinberg, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 9:13am

The New York Liberty have a new owner and get to keep their NBA ties.

Towns, Timberwolves rout short-handed Suns 118-91

Bob Baum, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 9:39pm

Two days earlier, the short-handed Phoenix Suns gave Minnesota everything it could handle in a two-point road loss to the Timberwolves.

Smith returns after trade drama, Mavs beat Clippers 106-98

Schuyler Dixon, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 9:29pm

Dennis Smith Jr. faked a pass and hit a layup in one sweeping motion a few minutes before Luka Doncic dribbled behind his back at the free-throw line and drove for a left-handed layup.

Buzzer-beating layup lifts N. Illinois past No. 14 Buffalo

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 8:51pm

Northern Illinois caught Buffalo flat-footed just before the buzzer.