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Magic hold off late charge from Wolves for 4th straight win

Jon Krawczynski, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 1st - 10:11pm

With every nail-biter they pull out, the Orlando Magic believe a little more that those years of struggling are behind them.

Wall scores 35 as Wizards hand Cavs 1st home loss, 97-85

Steve Herrick, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 1st - 9:50pm

A visit to Cleveland is rarely the solution for a struggling team's problems. John Wall and the Washington Wizards bucked that trend Tuesday night.

Nets beat Suns 94-91 for 4th straight home victory

Brian Mahoney, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 1st - 9:10pm

The Brooklyn Nets had a rough road to start, though they knew their schedule would have them largely home for the holidays.

76ers top Lakers for 1st win of season, snap 28-game skid

Dan Gelston, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 1st - 9:10pm

Kobe Bryant breezed through the Philadelphia 76ers locker room and said to no one in particular, "keep it going, guys."

Luke Walton wins coach of month despite official 0-0 record

Josh Dubow, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 1st - 1:41pm

Luke Walton has more NBA coach of the month awards than official wins.

NBA fines Pistons' Reggie Jackson $25K for comments to fan

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 1st - 12:30pm

The NBA has fined Detroit Pistons point guard Reggie Jackson $25,000 for directing inappropriate language toward a fan during a loss in Oklahoma City last week.

LeBron on Kobe: 'I wanted to be just like him'

Tom Withers, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 1st - 12:21pm

When he was a kid, LeBron James looked up on his bedroom wall where Kobe Bryant hung in reverence.

Jordan grabs 24 rebounds, Clippers beat Blazers 10

Joe Resnick, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 1st - 12:40am

The way the Portland Trail Blazers kept fouling DeAndre Jordan down the stretch in a feeble attempt to rally from a double-digit deficit was enough to turn anyone's stomach — Damian Lillard notwithstanding.

Cousins returns, scores 31 to lead Kings past Mavs 112-98

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 1st - 12:30am

There's little doubt the Sacramento Kings are a much different team with DeMarcus Cousins in the lineup.

Monroe scores 18 in Bucks' 92-74 win over Nuggets

Joe Digiovanni, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 10:10pm

Michael Carter-Williams, who lost his starting job while struggling this season, had a new look Monday night.

Millsap, Teague lead Hawks to 106-100 win over Thunder

Paul Newberry, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 10:00pm

Russell Westbrook let out an emphatic scream at the top of the key, surely believing his fourth-quarter outburst would carry the Oklahoma City Thunder to another victory.

Charges against ex-Spurs player Robertson dismissed

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 9:30pm

A judge has dismissed charges against former San Antonio Spurs player Alvin Robertson related to an alleged underage sex ring.

Gasol gets double-double as Bulls beat Spurs 92-89

Jay Cohen, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 9:30pm

Pau Gasol punctuated his big block on LaMarcus Aldridge with a triumphant yell.

Jackson and Drummond lift Pistons over Rockets

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 9:30pm

It might have gotten lost in an endless parade of free throws, but Monday night proved something important about the Detroit Pistons.

Bradley gets 25, Celtics snap road slide and top Heat 105-95

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 8:51pm

Whenever Boston's lead looked shaky in the final minutes, Avery Bradley had an answer.

Bulls F Mike Dunleavy Jr has setback with back injury

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 7:10pm

Bulls forward Mike Dunleavy Jr. is planning to see two specialists this week after he had a setback in his recovery from offseason back surgery.

Hornets C Al Jefferson out 2-3 weeks with strained left calf

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 6:40pm

The Charlotte Hornets say center Al Jefferson will miss approximately two to three weeks with a strained left calf.

Timberwolves coach expects Rubio to play Tuesday vs. Magic

Jon Krawczynski, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 6:20pm

Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio is expected to return from a two-game absence when Minnesota plays Orlando on Tuesday night, coach Sam Mitchell said.

Officials: 76ers' Okafor cited for excessive speed on bridge

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 2:50pm

Officials have confirmed that Philadelphia 76ers center Jahlil Okafor was recently cited in New Jersey for driving at "an excessive rate of speed" and reckless driving on a major area bridge.