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Giannis' double-double helps Bucks hold on to beat Hawks

Genaro C. Armas, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 8:36pm

The Milwaukee Bucks pushed the pace and kept their composure late in the fourth quarter. The Atlanta Hawks struggled to regain their footing in the closing minutes after their best ball-handler fouled out.

Knicks end 9-game slide with win over Hornets

Jeffrey Bernstein, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 8:28pm

Tim Hardaway Jr. scored 25 points, and the New York Knicks snapped a nine-game losing streak with a 124-101 win over the Charlotte Hornets on Saturday night.

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

Adry Torres, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 8:14pm

Rondae Hollis-Jefferson scored 23 points, D'Angelo Russell had 22 and the Brooklyn Nets recovered after blowing a double-digit lead to beat the Dallas Mavericks 114-106 on Saturday night.

Cavs' Lue stays in locker room after half because of illness

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 7:58pm

Cleveland Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue remained in the locker room to start the second half of their game against the Chicago Bulls because of an illness.

Harden, Rockets beat Pelicans for 21st win in 22 games

Brett Martel, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 7:54pm

James Harden had 32 points and 11 rebounds, and the Houston Rockets won for the 21st time in 22 games, beating the New Orleans Pelicans 107-101 on Saturday night.

Beal helps Wizards knock off Pacers 109-102

Harvey Valentine, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 7:44pm

Bradley Beal scored 19 points, Marcin Gortat had 18 and the Washington Wizards beat the Indiana Pacers 109-102 on Saturday night in a possible playoff preview.

Bulls' Markkanen, LaVine, Dunn sitting out against Cavaliers

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 5:42pm

The Chicago Bulls are holding injured core players Lauri Markkanen, Zach LaVine and Kris Dunn out of Saturday's game against the Cleveland Cavaliers.

UMBC's 16-over-1 upset highlights shifts in college hoops

Luke Meredith, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 2:52pm

that this could be the year for a No. 16 seed in the NCAA Tournament.

Former NBA player Glen Davis arrested on drug charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 1:27pm

Police say former NBA player Glen "Big Baby" Davis was arrested in a Maryland hotel last month on drug possession and distribution charges.

Dragic lifts Heat past Lakers 92-91

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 12:46am

One little floater for Goran Dragic lifted the Miami Heat to a big win.

Injured Warriors play short, don't have enough against Kings

Janie McCauley, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 16th - 11:38pm

With April approaching, the beat-up, undermanned Golden State Warriors are prioritizing health over everything else — even the No. 1 seed in the West.

DeRozan has 29, Raptors win 11th straight, beat Mavs 122-115

Ian Harrison, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 16th - 10:08pm

The Toronto Raptors are on top of the Eastern Conference and learning how to deal with the view.

Brewer scores 22 to help Thunder beat Clippers 121-113

Cliff Brunt, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 16th - 9:49pm

Five starts, five wins for Corey Brewer with the Oklahoma City Thunder.

Embiid leads 76ers past Nets

Aaron Bracy, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 16th - 9:14pm

A sellout crowd of nearly 21,000 serenaded Joel Embiid for his birthday, and Embiid showed his gratitude by powering Philadelphia to another win.

Rozier, Celtics hold off Magic 92-83

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 16th - 8:58pm

The Boston Celtics relied on their tough defense to get a sorely needed victory on the road.

Warriors' Durant out at least 2 weeks with fractured rib

Janie McCauley, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 16th - 8:42pm

Kevin Durant will miss at least two weeks with a fractured rib on his right side, joining fellow All-Stars Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson on the injury list for the defending champion Golden State Warriors.

Clippers coach Doc Rivers fined for criticizing officials

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 16th - 4:12pm

Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers has been fined $15,000 for criticizing the officiating after the Clippers' loss to the Houston Rockets.

Blazers win 11th straight with 113-105 victory over Cavs

Anne M. Peterson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 15th - 11:41pm

Even Cleveland's late rally couldn't rattle the confident Trail Blazers.

No Bull: Buffalo pulls off big upset, knocks off Arizona

John Marshall, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 15th - 11:19pm

Inside Buffalo's locker room hung a handwritten sign with two words: Ball Pressure.