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Portland wins 12th straight with 100-87 victory over Detroit

Anne M. Peterson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 11:20pm

Damian Lillard had 24 points, eight assists and seven rebounds, and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Detroit Pistons 100-87 on Saturday night for their 12th straight victory.

Grizzlies snap 19-game skid with 101-94 win vs Nuggets

Clay Bailey, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 10:14pm

The Denver Nuggets did something no NBA team has done in almost seven weeks — lost to the Memphis Grizzlies.

LeBron gets 33 points in triple-double, Cavs beat Bulls

Andrew Seligman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 10:04pm

As he exited the court, LeBron James brought a young fan to tears.

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

Adry Torres, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 9:46pm

Nets coach Kenny Atkinson tinkered with his starting lineup, hoping to cure his young team's recent defensive lapses.

Knicks end 9-game slide with win over Hornets

Jeffrey Bernstein, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 9:36pm

The New York Knicks stopped their slide with an impressive performance on both sides of the court.

Harden ignites Houston as Pelicans' Gentry enraged by foul

Brett Martel, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 9:36pm

James Harden's craftiness in the clutch ignited Houston's offense — as well as Pelicans coach Alvin Gentry's temper.

Beal helps Wizards knock off Pacers 109-102

Harvey Valentine, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 8:52pm

Bradley Beal and the Washington Wizards delivered in a big game in the Eastern Conference playoff race.

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.

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.

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.