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

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

Jimmy Butler had 14 points in his Philadelphia debut, but the 76ers collapsed late and lost to Orlando 111-106 after Jonathon Simmons hit a 3-pointer with 8.7 seconds left that helped the Magic finish off a big comeback Wednesday night.

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

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

Bradley Beal scored 20 points, Otto Porter added 15 and the Washington Wizards beat the undermanned Cleveland Cavaliers 119-95 on Wednesday night for their third straight victory.

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.

Pistons say Kennard to continue rehab for 2 more weeks

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 1:19pm

The Detroit Pistons say injured guard Luke Kennard will continue his rehab for two more weeks while working his way back toward basketball activity.

Korver, Osman out for Cavs, now down 5 rotational players

Tom Withers, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 12:01pm

The Cavaliers have a starting lineup wearing street clothes.

Nets say LeVert could return from foot injury this season

Brian Mahoney, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 11:13am

Caris LeVert's injury wasn't as bad as it looked.

Lynx assistant James Wade hired as Chicago Sky coach

Doug Feinberg, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 10:58am

James Wade doesn't think Chicago is that far off from making a playoff run.

TOP 25 THIS WEEK: No. 25 Buffalo earns 1st AP ranking

Aaron Beard, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 12:44am

Buffalo grabbed headlines for taking down Arizona in last year's NCAA Tournament, then going on the road to hand a ranked West Virginia team its first loss in a home opener in 15 years.

Clippers snap home skid against Warriors with 121-116 OT win

Beth Harris, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 11:22pm

Lou Williams couldn't hit a lick in regulation, so of course he had the ball in crunch time.

Barnes scores 23, leads Mavericks past Bulls 103-98

Robbie Weinstein, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 8:54pm

The Dallas Mavericks didn't need a big contribution from Luka Doncic to beat the Chicago Bulls. Harrison Barnes and J.J. Barea took care of that.

Towns, Teague lead Wolves over Nets after LeVert injury

Tyler Mason, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 8:54pm

Jimmy Butler is gone and so is Minnesota's losing streak, after a victory over a Nets team devastated by a gruesome injury to leading scorer Caris LeVert.