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76ers' Simmons out at least 2 more weeks with back injury

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 25th - 3:31pm

Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons will miss at least two more weeks with nerve issues in his lower back.

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The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 25th - 8:56am

The Milwaukee Bucks are the NBA’s first team to 50 victories this season after cooling off the Raptors in Toronto.

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The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 24th - 11:00pm

The Washington Wizards pushed the NBA’s best team to overtime before the Milwaukee Bucks avoided a surprising road loss.

Middleton leads Bucks past pesky Wizards 137-134 in OT

Harvey Valentine, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 24th - 8:22pm

Khris Middleton suddenly went cold down the stretch against the Washington Wizards.

Michael Jordan's poignant Kobe tribute: 'A piece of me died'

Greg Beacham, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 24th - 5:11pm

Michael Jordan says he didn't see Kobe Bryant as his rival for the mythical honor of being recognized as the best basketball player ever.

POLL ALERT: Kansas returns to No. 1 in Top 25, followed by Baylor, Gonzaga, Dayton, San Diego St; Creighton joins top 10

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 24th - 10:02am

POLL ALERT: Kansas returns to No. 1 in Top 25, followed by Baylor, Gonzaga, Dayton, San Diego St; Creighton joins top 10.

Public memorial service remembers the private Kobe Bryant; widow sues helicopter operator

Greg Beacham and Brian Melley, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 24th - 12:05am

Kobe Bryant’s wife remembered him as a devoted father and husband who arrived early for school pickups and wrote heartfelt cards and letters.

Bucks first to clinch playoff spot — after just 56 games

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 10:56pm

The Milwaukee Bucks have a spot in the postseason, only a week after the All-Star Game.

LeBron's clutch jumper sends Lakers past Celtics 114-112

Greg Beacham, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 4:35pm

Although LeBron James is still relatively new to the Los Angeles Lakers' rivalry with the Boston Celtics, he relishes the chance to participate in the history and passion behind this series.

Grizzlies: Jackson out at least 2 weeks with sprained knee

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 12:46pm

Memphis Grizzlies forward Jaren Jackson Jr. will miss at least two weeks with a sprained left knee after getting hurt in a game against the Los Angeles Lakers.

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The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 10:56pm

Kansas and Baylor played a game that lived up to its billing. The outcome gave the third-ranked Jayhawks a share of the Big 12 and will likely move the Jayhawks to the top of The Associated Press men’s basketball poll on Monday.

Wade expresses his gratitude at jersey retirement cremony

Steven Wine, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 9:23pm

Dwyane Wade went through a long list of thank-yous as he delivered a 20-minute speech at his jersey retirement ceremony Saturday night, mentioning everyone from his business manager and the Miami Heat ball boys to Pat Riley.

Sacramento Kings beat Clippers at Staples again, 112-103

Greg Beacham, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 4:08pm

The Sacramento Kings realize they might have started playing their best basketball of the season too late to contend for a playoff spot.

Anthony Davis' big 2nd half leads Lakers past Grizz, 117-105

Greg Beacham, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 11:13pm

The Los Angeles Lakers hadn't even been back on the court for three minutes after the All-Star break when Anthony Davis limped off with an injured leg.

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The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 10:58pm

The Toronto Raptors bounced back nicely after their team-record, 15-game winning streak was stopped by a 20-point loss at Brooklyn just before the All-Star break.

Oladipo leaves with back spasms, Pacers top Knicks 106-98

Brian Mahoney, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 8:11pm

Victor Oladipo didn't have a preseason to get used to the NBA's bumps and bruises again, so Indiana coach Nate McMillan wasn't surprised when his star guard had to end his night early.

Doncic, Mavericks notch another road win, 122-106 at Magic

Bill Fay, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 7:55pm

All-Star Luka Doncic did his usual thing in Orlando and got some unexpected help from teammate Maxi Kleber.

T-wolves: Towns out at least 2 more weeks with broken wrist

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 5:33pm

Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns will sit out for at least two more weeks because of an injured left wrist that the team announced Friday is broken.

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The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 20th - 10:41pm

The NBA’s top team and the reigning MVP showed no rust following the All-Star break.