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Embiid, Simmons lead 76ers past Hornets 108-94

Dan Gelston, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 7:44pm

Joel Embiid had 25 points and 19 rebounds and Ben Simmons had a triple-double to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to a 108-94 win over the Charlotte Hornets on Monday night.

Oladipo helps Pacers rally past Lakers 110-100

Michael Marot, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 7:34pm

Victor Oladipo sparked a decisive run and finished with 20 points, Myles Turner had 21 points and the Indiana Pacers recovered from a poor start for a 110-100 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Monday night.

Pelicans rookie Jackson has another surgery

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 6:01pm

The New Orleans Pelicans say rookie guard Frank Jackson won't make his NBA debut this season after having follow-up surgery to remove residual scar tissue from earlier right foot operations.

Michigan State's crisis affected Tom Izzo and his program

Larry Lage, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 6:00pm

Tom Izzo walked into his final news conference before a game this season and saw Michigan State's interim president conducting interviews.

Lue taking leave from Cavaliers to address health issues

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 4:42pm

Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue is taking a leave of absence from the team to address health issues that have included chest pains and loss of sleep.

Kevin Love to return for Cavaliers against Milwaukee

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 4:04pm

Cavaliers forward Kevin Love will return Monday after missing six weeks because of a broken left hand.

Former NBA player's ex-wife won't face death if convicted

Adrian Sainz, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 11:50am

The ex-wife of former NBA player Lorenzen Wright won't face the death penalty if convicted of killing him more than seven years ago in Tennessee, a prosecutor said Monday.

Trail Blazers win 13th straight, beat Clippers 122-109

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 12:30am

Maurice Harkless thinks he sees something pleasantly repetitive about the Portland Trail Blazers' 13-game winning streak.

Harden scores 34 as Rockets hold off Timberwolves 129-120

Andres Ybarra, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 18th - 9:36pm

For the Houston Rockets, finally facing a challenge from Minnesota and a hostile crowd on the road was a good test to prepare for the postseason.

Butler targeting return to Timberwolves before end of season

Dave Campbell, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 18th - 9:06pm

Jimmy Butler could return to the court for the Minnesota Timberwolves before the end of the regular season, if he continues to stay on track with his rehabilitation from surgery on his right knee.

Davis leads Pelicans past Celtics 108-89

Brett Martel, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 18th - 8:12pm

Anthony Davis picked up his dribble along the baseline and pulled up for a tough, 14-foot fallaway as he was fouled by Celtics rookie Abdel Nader.

NBA fines Pelicans coach Gentry for criticizing officiating

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 18th - 4:28pm

Pelicans coach Alvin Gentry has been fined $15,000 by the NBA for publicly criticizing the league's officiating following New Orleans' 107-101 loss to Houston on Saturday night.

Pelicans activate Hill for first time this season

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 18th - 4:02pm

The New Orleans Pelicans say forward Solomon Hill is available to play for the first time this season against the Boston Celtics on Sunday night.

Westbrook, Thunder end Raptors' 11-game win streak

Ian Harrison, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 18th - 3:39pm

Oklahoma City coach Billy Donovan praised his team's poise following a hard-fought road win over the streaking Raptors.

Portland wins 12th straight with 100-87 victory over Detroit

Anne M. Peterson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 11:58pm

Damian Lillard says Portland's current streak is more about the Blazers than their opponents.

Cook, Green lead depleted Warriors past Suns 124-109

Bob Baum, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 11:31pm

Even with Golden State's Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson on the sidelines, the Phoenix Suns couldn't beat the Warriors.

Grizzlies snap 19-game skid with 101-94 win vs Nuggets

Clay Bailey, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 10:14pm

The Denver Nuggets did something no NBA team has done in almost seven weeks — lost to the Memphis Grizzlies.

LeBron gets 33 points in triple-double, Cavs beat Bulls

Andrew Seligman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 10:04pm

As he exited the court, LeBron James brought a young fan to tears.

Nets blow double-digit lead, still beat Mavs 114-106

Adry Torres, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 9:46pm

Nets coach Kenny Atkinson tinkered with his starting lineup, hoping to cure his young team's recent defensive lapses.