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Pelicans fire GM Dell Demps amid Anthony Davis fallout

Brett Martel, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 15th - 10:42am

A person familiar with the situation says the Pelicans have fired general manager Dell Demps.

The Latest: Steph Curry stops for some chicken, biscuits

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 15th - 9:14am

The Latest on NBA All-Star Weekend (all times local):

Silver opens All-Star weekend, eyes high-tech future of game

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 15th - 7:26am

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver has opened the annual All-Star Technology Summit by touting the "smart jersey of the future."

Currys excited for 'mini family reunion' at All-Star weekend

Steve Reed, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 15th - 1:02am

Dell Curry looks forward to those nights when he can open a bottle of wine, take a seat on his recliner in front of the fireplace alongside wife Sonya and watch their NBA sons play basketball simultaneously on two large-screen television sets in his living room.

All-Star: 10 things to know about the weekend

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 15th - 12:54am

With All-Star festivities set to officially begin Friday, here are 10 things to know going into the weekend:

Pelicans lose Davis, beat Thunder 131-122

Brett Martel, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 14th - 8:42pm

Anthony Davis grimaced and didn't move his left arm as he walked off the court at halftime.

Pelicans: Davis injured shoulder vs Thunder

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

Anthony Davis missed the second half of New Orleans' game against Oklahoma City on Thursday night with what the Pelicans said was a left shoulder injury.

Magic win fifth straight, end 13-game skid vs Hornets

Bill Fay, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 14th - 7:40pm

The Orlando Magic ended one streak and stretched another.

Kerr fined $25,000 for tirade against referee

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 14th - 5:06pm

Golden State coach Steve Kerr has been fined $25,000 by the NBA for verbally abusing and confronting a referee.

Wade, Nowitzki share eventful history as honorary All-Stars

Schuyler Dixon, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 14th - 7:46am

Of all the opposing jerseys Dwyane Wade has collected through swaps during his final NBA season, Dirk Nowitzki's was among those the Miami star wanted the most and somehow seemed worried he wouldn't get.

Lillard has 29 in Blazers' chippy 129-107 win over Warriors

Anne M. Peterson, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 13th - 11:24pm

With a drama-filled victory over the Warriors that included the ejection of Golden State coach Steve Kerr, the Portland Trail Blazers got a confidence boost heading into the All-Star break.

Williams scores 30, Clippers send Suns to 15th straight loss

Joe Reedy, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 13th - 11:04pm

Lou Williams has a well-earned reputation of providing instant offense off the bench. The Los Angeles Clippers veteran guard did it at a historic level on Wednesday night.

Jokic tips in winner as Nuggets beat Kings 120-118

Pat Graham, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 13th - 9:49pm

Ejected in the first half, Nuggets coach Michael Malone didn't get to an in-person look at Isaiah Thomas' first 3-pointer in a Denver uniform. He also didn't watch from his usual vantage point as Nikola Jokic tipped in the winner.

Wade helps Heat top Mavs 112-101 in likely final Dallas game

Schuyler Dixon, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 13th - 9:12pm

Dwyane Wade finished his pregame warmups by re-enacting his launch of the basketball toward the rafters from the moment he won his first championship with Miami on the home floor of the Dallas Mavericks nearly 13 years ago.

Russell scores 36, Nets outlast Cavaliers 148-139 in 3OTs

Steve Herrick, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 13th - 8:48pm

DeMarre Carroll saved the day for the Brooklyn Nets, and D'Angelo Russell took advantage of the extra opportunity.

T-Wolves overcome Harden's 42 to top Houston 121-111

Andres Ybarra, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 13th - 8:43pm

James Harden was Josh Okogie's responsibility for much of Wednesday night. Even though Harden piled up 42 points, Okogie's teammates were full of praise for the Nigerian rookie.

Porter scores career-high 37, Bulls beat Grizzlies 122-110

Patrick Rose, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 13th - 8:38pm

Otto Porter Jr. is no longer taking a back seat when it comes to scoring.

Siakam scores career-best 44, Raptors beat Wizards 129-120

Ian Harrison, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 13th - 8:26pm

Pascal Siakam isn't pleased to be taking it easy over All-Star weekend and took out his frustration Wednesday night.

Embiid, 76ers win 126-111, hand Knicks 18th straight loss

Brian Mahoney, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 13th - 8:24pm

With a big lead and bigger games ahead, Joel Embiid could have opted for safety.