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Cavaliers send Suns to franchise-record 16th straight loss

Steve Herrick, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 7:50pm

Cedi Osman scored 19 points, Kevin Love had 16 points and 11 rebounds and the Cleveland Cavaliers sent the Phoenix Suns to a franchise-record 16th straight loss, 111-98 on Thursday night.

76ers overcome Joel Embiid's absence to beat Heat 106-102

Aaron Bracy, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 7:42pm

Tobias Harris had 12 of his 23 points in the fourth quarter, JJ Redick hit a late 3-pointer and the Philadelphia 76ers overcame All-Star center Joel Embiid's absence to beat the Miami Heat 106-102 on Thursday night.

AP source: NBA, union forward talks on ending 'one-and-done'

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 3:46pm

The NBA and its players are continuing to move forward on plans to eliminate the "one-and-done" rule in college basketball, something that the sides have been working toward for months.

Pelicans interim GM: NBA rules compel club to play Davis

Brett Martel, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 2:59pm

When the Pelicans finished practice on Thursday, Anthony Davis went into coach Alvin Gentry's office, followed later by interim general manager Danny Ferry.

Hawks' G League affiliate in College Park named Skyhawks

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 10:28am

The Atlanta Hawks' new suburban G League affiliate will be named the Skyhawks.

Jeff Van Gundy on All-Star Game: Eliminate it

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 1:12am

Jeff Van Gundy has an idea on how to fix the NBA All-Star Game.

Thunder sign free-agent forward Markieff Morris

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 20th - 5:42pm

The Oklahoma City Thunder signed free-agent forward Markieff Morris on Wednesday.

Raptors sign guard Jodie Meeks to 10-day contract

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 20th - 3:56pm

The Toronto Raptors signed guard Jodie Meeks to a 10-day contract Wednesday.

Hawks sign former 2-way player Jaylen Adams to new contract

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 20th - 3:35pm

Atlanta Hawks guard Jaylen Adams, originally signed to a two-way contract in the offseason, has agreed to a new full NBA deal.

Love healthy, optimistic as Cavs fight to season's finish

Tom Withers, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 20th - 1:38pm

Kevin Love relaxed on the beach under the warm Caribbean sun during the All-Star break.

Dragic, Jones Jr. practice, set to return to Heat rotation

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 20th - 1:29pm

Goran Dragic and Derrick Jones Jr. are on their way back to the Miami Heat rotation.

76ers All-Star C Embiid out a week with sore left knee

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 20th - 12:24pm

Philadelphia 76ers All-Star center Joel Embiid will miss at least a week with a sore left knee.

The NBA playoff push starts now with All-Star break ending

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 20th - 11:18am

Golden State is still the favorite for a fourth title in five years.

Surprise: Emanuel Terry joins Heat, not Team USA as planned

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 20th - 10:24am

Emanuel Terry's plans to play for his country this weekend have been thwarted, for a very good reason.

Obama joined by Curry to tell minority boys 'you matter'

Jeff Chiu and Janie Har, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 20th - 8:23am

Former President Barack Obama and Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry told a roomful of minority boys on Tuesday that they matter and urged them to make the world a better place.

Obama joined by Curry to tell minority boys 'you matter'

Jeff Chiu and Janie Har, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 19th - 6:54pm

Former President Barack Obama and Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry told a roomful of minority boys on Tuesday that they matter and urged them to make the world a better place.

Pre-'93 NFL pension benefits group receives $100K donation

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 19th - 5:00pm

Two leading advocates for retired NFL players have teamed up in pushing for increased pension benefits for pre-1993 retirees.

Celtics still figuring things out heading into stretch run

Kyle Hightower, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 19th - 12:36pm

One way or another, the spotlight was always going to shine on the Boston Celtics in an Eastern Conference without LeBron James.

Kareem: Players like Anthony Davis have value and hold power

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 19th - 9:59am

There was no social media or around-the-clock basketball coverage in October 1974, on the night when Kareem Abdul-Jabbar looked up from his dinner plate and told the Milwaukee Bucks that he would like to be traded.