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Sexton's 25 leads Cavs over bruised Bucks missing Giannis

Tom Withers, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 20th - 7:44pm

Rookie Collin Sexton scored 25 points, Jordan Clarkson added 23 and the Cleveland Cavaliers delayed Milwaukee from clinching the Central Division on Wednesday night with a 107-102 win over the bruised Bucks, who were without superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo.

Fournier, Gordon lead Magic to 119-96 rout over Pelicans

Bill Fay, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 20th - 7:37pm

Evan Fournier scored 22 points and Aaron Gordon added 20 and the Orlando Magic routed the New Orleans Pelicans 119-96 on Wednesday night.

Bulls, Blackhawks to install high-def scoreboard

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 20th - 5:38pm

The NBA's Chicago Bulls and NHL's Blackhawks are giving their home a high-definition upgrade with a new scoreboard and sound system.

Rui Hachimura's popularity continuing to rise at Gonzaga

John Marshall, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 20th - 5:23pm

Rui Hachimura leaned against a wall inside Las Vegas' Orleans Arena, towering above the boom microphones and cameras being held by the reporters below.

Giannis out again as banged-up Bucks try to clinch division

Tom Withers, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 20th - 4:11pm

The Bucks are staggering to the finish line of a special regular season.

Star guards Howard and Morant headline Marquette-Murray St

Ralph D. Russo, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 20th - 2:44pm

Murray State's Ja Morant and Marquette's Markus Howard have much in common: Point guards, prolific scorers, conference players of the year, All-America contenders. And, apparently, promptness.

Bucks' Nikola Mirotic out with left thumb injury

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 20th - 12:37pm

Milwaukee Bucks forward Nikola Mirotic is out indefinitely an examination of his left thumb revealed a sprain and a fracture.

Grizzlies' Bradley to miss at least a week with bruised shin

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 20th - 10:43am

Memphis Grizzlies guard Avery Bradley will miss at least a week because of a bruised shin.

Pistons send Thomas, Mykhailiuk to G League

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 20th - 10:13am

The Detroit Pistons have assigned Khyri Thomas and Svi Mykhailiuk to Grand Rapids, the team's G League affiliate.

4 years after Tyus, Tre Jones looks to lead a Duke title run

Joedy McCreary, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 20th - 10:04am

Tre Jones considers himself the classic tagalong little brother, always wanting a piece of whatever his big brother had.

Chinese, Croatian national teams joining NBA Summer League

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 20th - 9:53am

NBA Summer League is going international this year.

Clippers edge Pacers 115-109 at home for 1st time since 2014

Beth Harris, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 11:04pm

Off to an 8-1 start in March, the Los Angeles Clippers are rolling toward the playoffs, something critics figured they were giving up on after trading leading scorer Tobias Harris and making other moves in February.

Russell scores career-best 44, Nets rally past Kings

Michael Wagaman, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 10:49pm

Brooklyn coach Kenny Atkinson tried just about everything to kick the Nets into gear. There were quick timeouts, angry, animated discussions with his players and even switching from man to zone defense.

Nets erase 28-point deficit in 2nd-half, top Kings 123-121

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 9:01pm

D'Angelo Russell scored 27 of his career-high 44 points in the fourth quarter, Rondae Hollis-Jefferson made a layup with eight-tenths of a second remaining, and the Brooklyn Nets rallied from 28 points down in the second half to beat the Sacramento Kings 123-121 on Tuesday night and snap a four-game losing streak.

Bucks beat Lakers 115-101; Antetokounmpo, James sit out

Rich Rovito, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 8:49pm

Billed as a battle of All-Star captains, the Milwaukee Bucks and Los Angeles Lakers instead took the court Tuesday night without their respective franchise players.

Curry leads Warriors past Wolves 117-107, into 1st in West

Dave Campbell, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 8:39pm

Golden State's most recent homestand included a 33-point loss to Boston and a startling defeat to last-place Phoenix, reminding the Warriors of the work that's ahead of them to win a fourth NBA championship in five years.

Harden, Capela lead Rockets to easy win over Hawks

George Henry, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 8:11pm

Chris Paul wasn't concerned that Houston would keep struggling to hit shots.

Redick just misses triple-double; 76ers beat Hornets 118-114

Steve Reed, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 7:53pm

JJ Redick's last triple-double came in high school.

Injured Collison to miss 1st game after 71 starts for Pacers

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 7:39pm

Darren Collision will miss his first game of the season for the Indiana Pacers because of a right quad contusion.