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Hornets take advantage of Pacers' poor defense in 117-95 win

Michael Marot, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 8:02pm

Kemba Walker scored 25 points and Jeremy Lamb had 16 as the suddenly surging Charlotte Hornets rolled to a 117-95 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday night.

Cousins, Collison lead Kings past 76ers

Aaron Bracy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 8:00pm

DeMarcus Cousins had 28 points and 12 rebounds, and Darren Collison scored 21 of his 25 points after halftime to lead the Sacramento Kings to a 114-110 comeback victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday night.

Leonard lifts Spurs to 98-96 win over the Magic

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 7:52pm

Kawhi Leonard scored 29 points and drilled a jumper from the tip of the key with 0.9 on the clock to lift San Antonio to a 98-96 win over the Orlando Magic on Wednesday night.

Cavs' Kevin Love re-injures left shoulder against Lakers

Tom Withers, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 7:40pm

Cavaliers forward Kevin Love has re-injured his surgically repaired left shoulder.

Pistons without 3 starters against Denver

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 6:00pm

Detroit's Reggie Jackson and Ersan Ilyasova are sitting out Wednesday night against Denver, leaving the Pistons without three starters in their final game before the All-Star break.

Rose back in Bulls' lineup against Hawks after missing game

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 5:40pm

Derrick Rose is in the Chicago Bulls' lineup Wednesday against the Atlanta Hawks after missing a game because of soreness.

Sacramento coach Karl says meeting with GM Divac positive

Dave Zeitlin and Aaron Bracy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 4:50pm

Sacramento Kings coach George Karl said Wednesday he has a positive outlook after meeting with team general manager Vlade Divac amid a losing streak and speculation about his job.

Curry leads Warriors past Rockets for 42nd straight home win

Janie McCauley, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 12:30am

Stephen Curry and the Golden State starters got a big boost from their bench.

Middleton's free throw lifts Bucks over Celtics 112-111

Rich Rovito, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 10:20pm

Greg Monroe isn't used to being out of the starting lineup.

Wall, Wizards ruin Rambis' Knicks debut with 111-108 win

Brian Mahoney, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 10:01pm

The Washington Wizards put the New York Knicks in the same kind of hole under Kurt Rambis they kept falling into under Derek Fisher.

Aldridge scores 28 and Spurs run away from Heat, 119-101

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 9:31pm

Within seven points early in the fourth quarter, the Miami Heat had reason to believe they could knock off the San Antonio Spurs.

Heat retiring Shaquille O'Neal's No. 32 jersey next season

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 6:22pm

Shaquille O'Neal helped the Miami Heat put up their first championship banner, and soon another banner will sway over the team's home floor in his honor.

Clippers suspend Blake Griffin 4 games without pay for punch

Beth Harris, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 4:10pm

Blake Griffin was suspended four games without pay on Tuesday for punching a team staff member, and the Los Angeles Clippers will dock the star forward's pay for an additional game because he broke his shooting hand.

NBA to teams: No Hack-a-Shaq on inbounds passer

Brian Mahoney, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 3:00pm

NBA teams need to keep Hack-a-Shaq on the court, not the sideline.

Bulls guard Jimmy Butler out 3-4 weeks with knee sprain

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 1:00pm

Bulls guard Jimmy Butler will miss the next 3-4 weeks with a strained left knee and will be replaced in this weekend's All-Star Game by Chicago teammate Pau Gasol.

George Karl remains the Kings coach _ for now

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 12:50pm

George Karl remains the coach of the Sacramento Kings — for now.

Marv Albert gets contract extension to call NBA on TNT

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 11:40am

Veteran announcer Marv Albert has agreed to a multiyear contract extension with TNT to call NBA games.

Durant, Thunder pull away to beat Suns 122-106

Bob Baum, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 11:10pm

Once Oklahoma City star Kevin Durant found his shot, it was all over for slumping Phoenix.

Lillard has 33 to lead Blazers past Grizzlies 112-106

Clay Bailey, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 10:51pm

C.J. McCollum struggled with his shooting until overtime when a trio of field goals provided Portland with a winning boost.