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Westbrook's 3-pointer at buzzer lifts Thunder past Kings

Michael Wagaman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 11:54pm

Russell Westbrook had a harder time trying to figure out the official score sheet than getting free for a 3-pointer at the buzzer.

Simmons' late FTs gives 76ers 116-115 win over Bulls

John Jackson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 10:24pm

Ben Simmons couldn't recall winning a game from the free throw line at any level before Thursday night.

Wizards hold off LeBron, new-look Cavaliers 110-103

Tom Withers, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 10:18pm

Maybe life without John Wall won't be as miserable as the Wizards feared.

Hernandez leads LIU Brooklyn past St. Francis (BKN) 81-76

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 9:18pm

Joel Hernandez scored 23 points and Raiquan Clark posted a double-double and LIU Brooklyn took advantage of St. Francis' (BKN) brief scoring drought at the end for an 81-76 win Thursday night.

Burke leads Knicks past Magic to end 8-game losing streak

Dick Scanlon, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 9:12pm

The New York Knicks got a season-high 26 points from Trey Burke and put up 120 playing without their All-Star.

Larry Nance Jr. to wear his dad's retired No. 22 with Cavs

Tom Withers, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 9:00pm

The Cavaliers will again have a No. 22, and he looks eerily familiar.

Howard, Walker help Hornets send Nets to 8th straight loss

Jodie Valade, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 8:39pm

Dwight Howard said he was tired. He called his legs "noodly" and "wobbly."

NBA setting up hotline to report misconduct, work concerns

Brian Mahoney, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 8:26pm

The NBA is establishing a confidential hotline for league and team employees to report concerns about misconduct in their workplace.

Mavs owner Mark Cuban fined $600,000 for tanking comments

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 9:34pm

The NBA fined outspoken Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban $600,000 on Wednesday for comments about tanking during a podcast with Hall of Famer Julius Erving.

Nowitzki 'disgusted' by report of hostile workplace for Mavs

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 9:28pm

Dirk Nowitzki said Wednesday night he was "disgusted" to read about allegations of inappropriate sexual conduct by former team president Terdema Ussery in a Sports Illustrated report that described a hostile workplace for women.

Trail Blazers sign Brandon Rush to 10-day contract

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 6:35pm

The Portland Trail Blazers signed veteran guard/forward Brandon Rush to a 10-day contract Wednesday.

Detroit's Jackson cleared for light running

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 4:59pm

Pistons point guard Reggie Jackson still has no timeframe for a return to practice, nearly two months after spraining his right ankle.

LeBron on NBA playoff re-seeding: "Let's not get too crazy"

Tom Withers, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 4:40pm

LeBron James has only followed an Eastern route to the NBA Finals.

Pacers sign Trey McKinney Jones to 10-day contract

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 10:32am

The Indiana Pacers have signed Trey McKinney Jones to a 10-day contract.

Update on the latest in sports:

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 6:42pm

The day's Olympic schedule includes the last Olympic downhill for American Lindsey Vonn.

Curry would love to captain Team Stephen again in 2019

Bernie Wilson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 6:09pm

Stephen Curry would love to be an NBA All-Star Game captain again next year, especially since the game will be in his hometown of Charlotte.

Little change in TV ratings for new-look NBA All-Star Game

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 4:47pm

A new format for the NBA All-Star Game had a negligible impact on television ratings.

Jesse Jackson: LeBron's 'slam dunk for justice is needed'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 3:27pm

The Rev. Jesse Jackson said on Monday he's deeply insulted by a Fox News host's "attack" on Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James and thanked the basketball All-Star for standing up for what he believes in.

Team LeBron edges Team Stephen 148-145 in All-Star Game

Greg Beacham, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 9:39pm

LeBron James picked a winner in the NBA All-Star Game.