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Nash, Kidd, Hill among finalists for basketball Hall of Fame

Dan Greenspan, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 12:52pm

Point guards could run the show in the next Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame class, with Jason Kidd and two-time NBA MVP Steve Nash among the 13 finalists announced Saturday morning.

Migos star shines in celebrity game, Watson does double duty

Dan Greenspan, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 7:43am

Quavo is known for dropping beats and delivering rhymes as one-third of Atlanta's hip-hop trio Migos.

Kendrick Lamar performs solo set ahead of NBA All-Star game

Sandy Cohen, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 4:13am

Kendrick Lamar added to the excitement around Sunday's NBA All-Star game with a searing performance Friday night.

NBA's biggest stars set for All-Star Saturday competitions

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 1:47am

The NBA's best players have arrived in Hollywood for a star-studded All-Star weekend.

2 Kings lead World past US 155-124 in Rising Stars game

Greg Beacham, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 16th - 9:45pm

Buddy Hield and Bogdan Bogdanovic got the All-Star weekend off to a running start in the World's latest victory over the NBA's young Americans.

Cavs owner's son undergoes successful brain surgery

Tom Withers, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 16th - 10:07am

Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert says his son Nick survived eight hours of brain surgery.

Gibson, Butler lead Timberwolves rally past Lakers, 119-111

Dave Campbell, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 15th - 10:49pm

The Minnesota Timberwolves were flat, facing a double-digit deficit for long stretches of the game.

Nuggets make 24 3-pointers, beat Bucks 134-123

Andrew Gruman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 15th - 9:55pm

There's something about playing in Milwaukee that brings out the best in Nikola Jokic.

Dunn rallies St Francis to 84-79 win over LIU Brooklyn

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 15th - 7:48pm

Rasheem Dunn scored 24 and hit a go-ahead layup late and St. Francis (Brooklyn) sank 5 of 6 free throws in the final 33 seconds to hold off LIU Brooklyn 84-79 on Thursday night.

Don Carter, owner who helped bring NBA to Dallas, dies at 84

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 15th - 2:52pm

Don Carter, the owner who was instrumental in bringing the NBA to Dallas with the expansion Mavericks in 1980, has died. He was 84.

NBA Awards show to be held in Los Angeles

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 15th - 2:49pm

The NBA is taking its awards show west.

Pacers-Pelicans play March 21 after leaky roof postponement

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 15th - 2:15pm

The Indiana Pacers will play the Pelicans in New Orleans on March 21, a rescheduled game stemming from a Feb. 7 postponement because of a leaky roof.

A talkative Kareem Abdul-Jabbar reflects on becoming himself

John Rogers, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 15th - 11:07am

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has been a best-selling author, civil-rights activist, actor, historian and one of the greatest basketball players who ever lived.

Lillard has 44, Blazers overcome Durant's 50, beat Warriors

Anne M. Peterson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 15th - 12:19am

Damian Lillard said it may have been Portland's best win of the season.

Davis leads Pelicans' rout of Lakers

Les East, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 14th - 10:15pm

Anthony Davis tuned up for the All-Star Game with one more dominant performance.

George, Westbrook's triple-double lead OKC past Grizzlies

Clay Bailey, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 14th - 10:14pm

Despite a 28-point performance from Paul George and another triple-double by Russell Westbrook, the Oklahoma City Thunder still needed a last-minute push to gain a win.

Pacers win 3rd straight, hand Nets 7th straight loss

Adry Torres, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 14th - 9:54pm

The Indiana Pacers were not expected to be in this position.

Jordan has 30 points and 13 rebounds, Clippers beat Celtics

Ken Powtak, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 14th - 9:47pm

Guarding DeAndre Jordan in the paint is hard enough.

Lowry leads Raptors to 7th win in row, 122-98 over Bulls

Andrew Seligman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 14th - 9:41pm

The Toronto Raptors rolled into the All-Star break knowing the toughest part is yet to come. They'll take where they are at the moment — staring down at the rest of the Eastern Conference.