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Timberwolves purchase Iowa Energy D-League team

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 1:50pm

The Minnesota Timberwolves have purchased the Iowa Energy and will begin a direct affiliation with the NBA Development League team next season.

Nets say injured Jeremy Lin will miss another 3 to 5 weeks

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 8:50am

The Brooklyn Nets say Jeremy Lin will miss at least three more weeks because of a hamstring injury that has sidelined him most of the season.

Towns carries Wolves past Nuggets, 111-108

Jon Krawczynski, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 9:00pm

Karl-Anthony Towns and Nikola Jokic represent the big men of the new millennium — versatile, do-everything combo guards in the bodies of centers who are giving their downtrodden franchises hope that better days are right around the corner.

Bledsoe's career day leads Suns over Raptors 115-103

Paul Attfield, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 8:30pm

Following a career-high 40-point game, Phoenix Suns guard Eric Bledsoe begrudgingly conceded he might be playing the best basketball of his career.

Nowitzki starts Mavericks toward 122-73 rout of Lakers

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 5:50pm

Dirk Nowitzki and the Dallas Mavericks had something to prove on Sunday following two straight tough losses.

Curry, Thompson each hit 7 3s, Warriors pull away from Magic

Terrance Harris, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 3:53pm

The noon Eastern Standard Time tipoff was more than a little challenging for Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors. At first, anyway.

Spurs coach Popovich blasts President Trump

Tom Withers, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 8:30am

Gregg Popovich would bench President Donald Trump.

Wade's 30 points, key steals lead Bulls over Kings, 102-99

John Jackson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 11:12pm

Following an embarrassing road loss the previous day, Dwyane Wade felt the Bulls were desperate for a win on Saturday night.

Jokic scores 19, Nuggets rout short-handed Clippers 123-98

Dennis Georgatos, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 10:40pm

The short-handed Los Angeles Clippers were no match for a Denver Nuggets team in the midst of perhaps its best stretch of the season.

Leonard scores 41, Spurs down Cavaliers 118-115 in overtime

Tom Withers, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 10:30pm

As Kawhi Leonard peeled the ice bag off his swollen left hand, Manu Ginobili hobbled through San Antonio's locker room, his back stiffened from a run-in with LeBron James.

Dekker scores career-best 30 leading Rockets past Grizzlies

Clay Bailey, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 10:12pm

Sam Dekker made his first career start a memorable one.

Booker scores 26 as Suns edge Knicks 107-105

Michael Scotto, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 9:42pm

The Phoenix Suns had more reason to feel good about their future, while the New York Knicks just missed a chance to escape their frustrating present.

Lakers' Russell out 1-2 weeks with knee sprain, calf strain

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 9:01pm

Lakers guard D'Angelo Russell will be sidelined for one to two weeks with a mildly sprained right knee and a strained right calf.

Matthew Dellavedova, tennis player? Nope, it's his cousin

Justin Bergman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 9:00pm

Basketball fans may have done a double take upon seeing the Australian Open schedule on Sunday: Matthew Dellavedova was playing his first-round match on Court 7.

Heat beat Bucks 109-97 to earn season-best 3rd straight win

Steven Wine, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 9:00pm

When Miami Heat guard Goran Dragic barely beat the shot clock with a 28-footer to seal Saturday's win, he retreated upcourt waving his arms, eager to coax more noise from the modest crowd.

Millsap, Howard help Hawks pull away from 76ers 110-93

Matt Winkeljohn, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 8:52pm

The young Philadelphia 76ers are on the rise, but the Atlanta Hawks' experience and attention to detail made the difference Saturday night.

Morris' buzzer-beater lifts Pistons past Wizards 113-112

Chris Nelsen, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 8:50pm

Marcus Morris used an assist from his twin brother to help the Detroit Pistons beat the Washington Wizards.

Kidd-Gilchrist, Batum lead Hornets past Nets 112-105

Steve Reed, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 8:30pm

Nic Batum has certainly had better shooting nights.

Lillard, McCollum carry Portland to OT win over Boston

Ken Powtak, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 7:12pm

The Portland Trail Blazers could have limped home with a winless road trip on their minds.