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Lakers ride Kuzma's hot 3rd to beat Kings 111-106

Dan Greenspan, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 24th - 10:17pm

After being eliminated from playoff contention, there has been plenty of discussion about how the Los Angeles Lakers should use LeBron James for the rest of the season.

Curry returns to score 26 and Warriors beat Pistons

Rob Gloster, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 24th - 9:05pm

Stephen Curry was back after a night off, and all was well again for the Golden State Warriors.

Virginia finally gets easy NCAA win 63-51 over Oklahoma

Jeffrey Collins, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 24th - 8:21pm

Virginia coach Tony Bennett made a last-minute change in his starting lineup and the top-seeded Cavaliers finally breezed through an NCAA Tournament game to make their first Sweet 16 in three years.

Aldridge's 48 lead Spurs past Celtics 115-96

Kyle Hightower, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 24th - 8:15pm

Two nights after the San Antonio Spurs had no answer for James Harden, LaMarcus Aldridge assumed a similarly unstoppable role against the Boston Celtics.

Harden scores 28, Rockets beat Pelicans 113-90

Brett Martel, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 24th - 7:23pm

Houston's James Harden dribbled along the perimeter for about 20 seconds while Pelicans guard Elfrid Payton hounded him, even briefly poking the ball away. But as the shot clock wound down, Harden suddenly rose for a 3-pointer and nailed it, eliciting an elongated "ooh" from the New Orleans crowd.

Lamb hits winning 3, Hornets down Raptors 115-114

Ian Harrison, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 24th - 6:49pm

Jeremy Lamb added a dose of March Madness to Sunday's NBA action.

Bogdanovic scores 35, Pacers blow out Nuggets 124-88

Jim Johnson, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 24th - 5:59pm

Bojan Bogdanovic got the hard work out of the way early and watched the fourth quarter from the bench.

Hobbled Antetokounmpo lifts Bucks past Cavs 127-105

Jim Hoehn, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 24th - 5:03pm

Giannis Antetokounmpo seems to have recovered quickly from a recent ankle sprain.

Clippers win fifth straight, beat Knicks 124-113

Brian Mahoney, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 24th - 12:47pm

Doc Rivers insists he doesn't stress about the standings or speculate about seeding.

Lillard, Blazers beat Detroit 117-112 for 3rd straight win

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 10:48pm

The play of Damian Lillard has been a constant for Portland. It's the contributions by his teammates that have coincided with the Trail Blazers' rise in the standings.

Hield sets franchise season record for 3s, Kings beat Suns

Michael Wagaman, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 10:47pm

Buddy Hield wasn't even supposed to be in Sacramento's lineup at the beginning of the season. Now he's one of the top 3-point shooters in the NBA, with a spot in the Kings' record book, as well.

With Curry resting, Doncic and Dirk lift Mavs over Warriors

Rob Gloster, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 9:09pm

Dirk Nowitzki added one more memorable game in his final visit to Oracle Arena, scoring a season-high 21 points and insisting he couldn't remember whether it was a chair or a trash can that he threw into a wall opposite the visitors' locker room at one of his favorite arenas.

Towns has 33 points, 23 boards to lift Wolves over Memphis

Clay Bailey, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 8:39pm

A night after they were eliminated from playoff contention, the Minnesota Timberwolves at least ended a difficult skid.

Doncic records triple-double, Mavericks beat Warriors 126-91

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 8:35pm

Luka Doncic had a triple-double, Dirk Nowitzki scored a season-best 21 points in a rare start and the Dallas Mavericks capitalized on Stephen Curry's absence to beat the Golden State Warriors 126-91 on Saturday night.

Young's last-second jumper lifts Hawks past 76ers 129-127

Charles Odum, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 8:23pm

Trae Young wants to be known as a player his Atlanta teammates can look to when the game is on the line.

Dwyane Wade scores 20 points, Heat beat Wizards 113-108

Ian Quillen, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 7:47pm

With the Miami Heat nearing the end of a grueling but successful stretch, they turned to their closer yet again.

Walker sparks late rally, Hornets beat Boston 124-117

Richard Walker, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 6:49pm

Charlotte had three veterans out of action and three first- or second-year players in the lineup down the stretch. The Hornets hardly looked like a team capable of rallying from an 18-point deficit against the Boston Celtics.

Bulls shut down Carter Jr., Hutchison for rest of season

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 5:50pm

The Chicago Bulls have ruled out injured rookies Wendell Carter Jr. and Chandler Hutchison for the remainder of the season, and might soon do the same with Otto Porter Jr.

Joshua Kushner purchases minority stake in Memphis Grizzlies

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 3:14pm

Joshua Kushner, the brother of President Trump's son-in-law, has purchased a minority stake in the Memphis Grizzlies.