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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.

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

John Jackson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 9:02pm

Ben Simmons scored 32 points, making two free throws with 5.6 seconds left to complete Philadelphia's rally from five points down in the final minute, and the 76ers beat the Chicago Bulls 116-115 on Thursday night.

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.

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

Tom Withers, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 8:56pm

Bradley Beal scored 18 points, Kelly Oubre Jr. added 17 and tried to untie the sneakers of one of Cleveland's new players, and the Washington Wizards withstood a late assault by LeBron James to beat the new-look Cavaliers 110-103 on Thursday night.

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.

The Latest: James, Team LeBron tops Team Stephen 148-145

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 9:27pm

The Latest from Sunday's NBA All-Star Game and events around the league's annual showcase (all times local):

NBA Calendar

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 8:13am

All-Star weekend, Los Angeles.