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Murray, Jokic lead Nuggets to 135-105 rout of Bulls

Pat Graham, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 9:29pm

The pledge from Jamal Murray: More effort. The promise from Nikola Jokic: More aggressiveness.

Siakam scores winning basket, Raptors beat Suns 111-109

Ian Harrison, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 8:26pm

The Phoenix Suns figured Toronto guard Kyle Lowry was going to take the decisive shot. Pascal Siakam and the Raptors had other plans.

Embiid, Butler lead 76ers' 120-96 rout of Pacers

Chris Goff, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 7:49pm

If the Philadelphia 76ers are going to move up in the Eastern Conference standings, they might do it on the strength of their passing.

Hornets lean on defense, bench to beat Kings 114-95

Steve Reed, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 7:36pm

Coach James Borrego says the Charlotte Hornets can beat any team in the NBA if they bring defensive intensity.

Rockets' Capela out 4-6 weeks after thumb surgery

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 6:15pm

Houston Rockets center Clint Capela underwent surgery to repair a torn ligament in his right thumb Thursday and will be out 4-to-6 weeks.

Knicks' last-second goaltend gives Wizards win in London

Zac Boyer, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 3:59pm

When Bradley Beal felt his legs go out beneath him, likely ending his chances of scoring the go-ahead basket for the Washington Wizards, he spotted Thomas Bryant standing alone in the lane.

Status of Lynx star Maya Moore for '19 WNBA season uncertain

Dave Campbell, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 2:52pm

Minnesota Lynx star Maya Moore's availability for the upcoming season is uncertain.

Heat fine Dion Waiters for postgame expletive-laden comments

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 2:28pm

The Miami Heat have fined Dion Waiters an undisclosed amount for his expletive-laden comments about playing time earlier this week.

Thunder center Nerlens Noel out of concussion protocol

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 1:34pm

Thunder reserve center Nerlens Noel has passed through concussion protocol and was available for Thursday night's game against the Los Angeles Lakers.

NBA's Silver backs Kanter's decision to skip London trip

Zac Boyer, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 1:24pm

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said Thursday that the safety and security of players will always be paramount for the league after New York Knicks center Enes Kanter did not travel to London for his team's game against the Washington Wizards.

NBA says All-Star draft will be aired Feb. 7 on TNT

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 1:16pm

The NBA's All-Star draft will be Feb. 7, and broadcast on TNT.

Stephen Curry scores 41 points as Warrior hold off Pelicans

Janie McCauley, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 11:24pm

Stephen Curry stepped back time and again and released the ball from way back. Most of the time with at least one defender in his face, too.

Nurkic has triple-double and Blazers beat Cavaliers 129-112

Anne M. Peterson, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 10:32pm

Trail Blazers big man Jusuf Nurkic finally got his triple-double.

Harden scores 58 points in Rockets' OT loss to Nets

Kristie Rieken, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 9:06pm

Spencer Dinwiddie didn't seem to be nearly as wowed by his late-game scoring for the Brooklyn Nets as he was by the fact that his team got an overtime victory on a night James Harden had a season-high 58 points.

Irving's 27 points, 18 assists leads Celtics past Raptors

Jimmy Golen, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 8:52pm

Kyrie Irving said he regretted criticizing his younger teammates, then he made a call to a former teammate he also owed an apology.

Antetokounmpo leads streaking Bucks past Grizzlies 111-101

Clay Bailey, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 8:42pm

The Milwaukee Bucks are doing more than just winning. They are dominating opponents.

Griffin scores 30, leads Pistons past Magic 120-115 in OT

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 7:50pm

Andre Drummond's bad habits bother Detroit Pistons coach Dwane Casey.

LeBron cleared to practice after missing next 2 games

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 3:17pm

LeBron James has been cleared to practice with the Los Angeles Lakers after they return from their upcoming two-game road trip.

Report: Turkey seeks warrant for NBA player Enes Kanter

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 6:30am

Turkish prosecutors are seeking an international arrest warrant for New York Knicks player Enes Kanter, accusing him of membership in a terror organization.