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Griffin narrowly misses triple-double, Pistons rout Suns

Bob Baum, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 11:40pm

Blake Griffin always seemed to hurt the Suns when he was with the Los Angeles Clippers.

Rockets win 115-111 to snap Blazers' 13-game winning streak

Anne M. Peterson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 11:24pm

James Harden scored 42 points and the Houston Rockets snapped the Portland Trail Blazers' 13-game winning streak with a 115-111 victory on Tuesday night.

Connor lifts Jets in OT; Laine leaves with lower-body injury

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 11:16pm

Winnipeg Jets coach Paul Maurice used a joke to ease any panic regarding an injury to Patrik Laine.

Visitation for Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson begins

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 10:50pm

Admirers of Tom Benson, the New Orleans Saints owner who died last week, are getting a chance to pay their final respects.

Davis' 37 points leads Pelicans past Mavs, 115-105

Brett Martel, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 10:29pm

The moment Anthony Davis initiated a spin move to create separation in the paint between him and Mavericks center Nerlens Noel, Pelicans guard Rajon Rondo sent a lob from the left wing to the far side of the rim.

Cavs' Korver leaves team following brother's death

Tom Withers, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 10:15pm

Cavaliers forward Kyle Korver has been excused from the team to be with family following the death of a younger brother.

Marcus Morris' 3 lifts Celtics over Thunder, 100-99

Kyle Hightower, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 10:10pm

The Celtics have spent most of the past month short-handed, with several of their key players sidelined by injuries.

Towns, Wiggins lead Timberwolves past Clippers 123-109

Dave Campbell, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 10:08pm

The intensity for Andrew Wiggins and the Minnesota Timberwolves that has been inconsistently present with Jimmy Butler out was on full display.

Raptors use strong defense in 4th to beat Magic 93-86

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 9:08pm

Toronto's reserves proved again they can be a factor in deciding a game, delivering a stellar fourth-quarter defensive effort.

Holiday out with illness vs. Mavs, Hill starting

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 6:12pm

Pelicans coach Alvin Gentry says Jrue Holiday has the flu and is not in the lineup for Tuesday night's game against Dallas.

Stephen Curry medically cleared to return to full practice

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 3:30pm

Stephen Curry has been medically cleared to resume full practice beginning Wednesday with the hope he can return from his latest right ankle injury later in the week.

Texas freshman Mo Bamba leaving school for NBA draft

Jim Vertuno, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 3:03pm

No more Mo Bamba for Texas.

Penny Hardaway takes over as Memphis' new basketball coach

Clay Bailey, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 1:52pm

In hopes of revitalizing its struggling basketball program, Memphis has turned to a favorite son to bring back fans and regain the school's recruiting leverage in the basketball-rich city.

NBA fines Rockets' Green $25K, Celtics' Morris $15K

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 11:50am

The NBA has fined Gerald Green of the Houston Rockets $25,000 for shoving an opponent and Marcus Morris of the Boston Celtics $15,000 for verbally abusing an official.

Oklahoma's Trae Young leaving for NBA after freshman season

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 9:48am

Oklahoma star Trae Young is leaving for the NBA after a standout freshman season that ended with him leading the nation in scoring and assists.

Leagues, casinos lobby states for cut of legal sports bets

Ben Nuckols, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 12:42am

With the Supreme Court poised to rule on a case that could end the federal ban on sports gambling, more than a third of U.S. states are considering legislation to get in on the action, and professional leagues and casino interests are lobbying against each other for the biggest cut of the winnings.

Crabbe, LeVert lead Nets over Grizzlies 118-115

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 12:10am

The Brooklyn Nets proved supreme in another showdown with one of the NBA's worst teams.

Griffin's big third quarter helps Pistons top Kings 106-90

Michael Wagaman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 11:59pm

After nearly two months, Blake Griffin finally looks comfortable playing with Detroit, and it's showing up across the board.

Aldridge's double-double fuels Spurs by Warriors, 89-75

Raul Dominguez, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 11:34pm

LaMarcus Aldridge continued to lead the way for the Spurs, who are trying to find a way to remain in the playoffs.