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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.

James records triple-double as Cavs defeat Grizzlies 112-89

Clay Bailey, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 8:46pm

LeBron James had 18 points, 14 rebounds and 11 assists in his 11th triple-double of the season, and the Cleveland Cavaliers pulled away after a slow start to beat the Memphis Grizzlies 112-89 on Friday night.

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.

Butler hurt as Rockets beat Wolves for 11th straight win

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 8:38pm

James Harden scored 31 points and the Houston Rockets won their 11th straight game with a 120-102 victory Friday night over the Minnesota Timberwolves, who lost All-Star Jimmy Butler to an apparent right knee injury.

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

Ian Harrison, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 8:34pm

Giannis Antetokounmpo had 26 points and 12 rebounds, and the Milwaukee Bucks snapped Toronto's seven-game win streak with a 122-119 overtime victory against the Raptors on Friday night.

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.

Howard, Walker help Hornets send Nets to 8th straight loss

Jodie Valade, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 8:39pm

Dwight Howard said he was tired. He called his legs "noodly" and "wobbly."

NBA setting up hotline to report misconduct, work concerns

Brian Mahoney, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 8:26pm

The NBA is establishing a confidential hotline for league and team employees to report concerns about misconduct in their workplace.