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Butler hurt as Rockets beat Wolves for 11th straight win

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 10:06pm

James Harden wrapped up another 30-point night and another Rockets victory, then made his way to Minnesota's training room.


McCollum scores 26, Blazers end Utah's 11-game win streak

Matthew Coles, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 9:54pm

CJ McCollum scored 26 points, Damian Lillard added 24 and the Portland Trail Blazers snapped the Utah Jazz's 11-game winning streak with a 100-81 victory on Friday night.

Antetokounmpo scores 26, Bucks beat Raptors 122-119 in OT

Ian Harrison, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 9:46pm

Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks felt extra good about getting a rare win against the Toronto Raptors.

Williams, Clippers rout sinking Suns 128-117

Bob Baum, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 9:38pm

Super-sub Lou Williams had 35 points in 33 minutes — including a 23-point second quarter, Los Angeles scored the first 19 of the game and the Clippers handed the staggering Phoenix Suns their eighth loss in a row, 128-117 on Friday night.

Prolific Davis lifts Pelicans past Heat in OT, 124-123

Brett Martel, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 9:18pm

Anthony Davis had 45 points, 17 rebounds, five blocked shots and five steals, and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Miami Heat 124-123 in overtime Friday night for their fourth consecutive victory.

Celtics strong out of the break, rout Pistons 110-98

Noah Trister, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 9:04pm

Daniel Theis did his part to add to Germany's big day.

Walker leads Hornets by Wizards 122-105

Benjamin Standig, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 8:44pm

Charlotte found a way to beat the Washington Wizards again.

Pacers rout Hawks 116-93, win fourth straight game

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 8:24pm

Thaddeus Young just wanted to supply the Indiana Pacers with energy. He ended up giving them plenty of points, too.

Jimmy Butler leaves Wolves' game with apparent knee injury

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 8:04pm

Minnesota All-Star Jimmy Butler left the Timberwolves' game against the Houston Rockets with an apparent injury to his right knee.

The Latest: Texas to withhold Davis from competition

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 6:52pm

The Latest on the corruption scandal in college basketball (all times Eastern):

Report: FBI probe docs list range of payments to top players

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 9:58am

Bank records and other expense reports that are part of a federal probe into college basketball list a wide range of impermissible payments from agents to at least two dozen players or their relatives, according to documents obtained by Yahoo Sports.

Jason Terry: 40-year-old Bucks guard eyes 20 years in NBA

Genaro C. Armas, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 8:00am

Jason Terry speaks with such polish and passion about basketball he could be mistaken for a coach or TV analyst.

Curry scores 44, Warriors hold off late rally by Clippers

Janie McCauley, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 12:14am

Draymond Green wants the Golden State Warriors to be rolling into the playoffs again this spring.

Westbrook's 3-pointer at buzzer lifts Thunder past Kings

Michael Wagaman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 11:54pm

Russell Westbrook had a harder time trying to figure out the official score sheet than getting free for a 3-pointer at the buzzer.

Simmons' late FTs gives 76ers 116-115 win over Bulls

John Jackson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 10:24pm

Ben Simmons couldn't recall winning a game from the free throw line at any level before Thursday night.

Wizards hold off LeBron, new-look Cavaliers 110-103

Tom Withers, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 10:18pm

Maybe life without John Wall won't be as miserable as the Wizards feared.

Hernandez leads LIU Brooklyn past St. Francis (BKN) 81-76

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 9:18pm

Joel Hernandez scored 23 points and Raiquan Clark posted a double-double and LIU Brooklyn took advantage of St. Francis' (BKN) brief scoring drought at the end for an 81-76 win Thursday night.

Burke leads Knicks past Magic to end 8-game losing streak

Dick Scanlon, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 9:12pm

The New York Knicks got a season-high 26 points from Trey Burke and put up 120 playing without their All-Star.

Larry Nance Jr. to wear his dad's retired No. 22 with Cavs

Tom Withers, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 9:00pm

The Cavaliers will again have a No. 22, and he looks eerily familiar.