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Jones, Harden lead Rockets past Lakers 145-130

04/09/2014 12:10am
When the nets finally cooled down at Staples Center, the Houston Rockets had a choice. They could be excited about their highest-scoring game of the year, or dismayed at their worst defensive effort in more than five months.

Lakers sign GM Kupchak to contract extension

04/09/2014 12:11am
Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak has agreed to a multiyear contract extension late in one of the worst seasons in franchise history.

Jayhawks center Embiid declares for NBA draft

04/09/2014 2:21pm
Kansas freshman Joel Embiid is entering the NBA draft after a breakthrough season that ended with a stress fracture in his back that kept the 7-footer out of the NCAA tournament.

Warriors PF David Lee hopes to return for playoffs

04/09/2014 4:40pm
David Lee's latest injury with Golden State has been keeping him awake at night wondering if he will ever get to go through the playoffs healthy.

Pelicans without Davis vs. Suns

04/09/2014 5:01pm
Pelicans coach Monty Williams says All-Star forward Anthony Davis is unable to play in Wednesday night's game against Phoenix because of back spasms.

Wade remains out, could return soon

04/09/2014 5:42pm
Miami guard Dwyane Wade will not play against the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday night, but coach Erik Spoelstra indicated the Heat's second-leading scorer is close to returning.

76ers-Raptors, Box

04/09/2014 7:40pm

Nets-Magic, Box

04/09/2014 7:50pm

Celtics-Hawks, Box

04/09/2014 8:11pm

Teague, Korver help Hawks improve playoff chances

04/09/2014 8:30pm
Jeff Teague scored 19 points, Kyle Korver added 17 and the Atlanta Hawks helped their playoff chances with a 105-97 victory over the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night.

Pacers-Bucks, Box

04/09/2014 8:50pm

Cavs rout Pistons 122-100, fall short of playoffs

04/09/2014 9:00pm
Their playoff chase, which somehow lasted longer that it probably should have, is officially over.

Augustin, Noah lead Bulls over Wolves, 102-87

04/09/2014 9:11pm
D.J. Augustin's career was swirling down the drain when the Toronto Raptors waived him in December, and the former No. 9 overall pick seemed destined to join the long list of promising prospects that just never made it in the NBA.

Magic hold off Nets to win second straight

04/09/2014 9:21pm
The Orlando Magic finally are showing the patience in critical moments that coach Jacque Vaughn has been waiting for all season.

Pacers rest all 5 starters at Bucks

04/09/2014 9:21pm
The slumping Indiana Pacers rested their starters during a 104-102 victory at Milwaukee, and improved their playoff positioning.

Teague, Korver help Hawks improve playoff chances

04/09/2014 9:21pm
Kyle Korver was concerned that the Atlanta Hawks were about to squander another chance to beat a struggling opponent.

Bobcats in 6th after 94-88 OT win over Wizards

04/09/2014 9:40pm
The Charlotte Bobcats have leapfrogged another team, increasing the odds that their return to the playoffs won't be a token appearance.

Raptors surge past 76ers 125-114

04/09/2014 9:40pm
Jonas Valanciunas cherished the chance to focus on basketball on Wednesday night.

Rockets-Nuggets, Box

04/09/2014 10:00pm

Bledsoe's big 2nd half helps Suns past Pelicans

04/09/2014 10:11pm
Disgusted by his turnover that sent the Pelicans off on a fast break, Eric Bledsoe chased the play vigorously, darting into a passing lane just in time to intercept Austin Rivers' pass toward the left wing.

Gasol, Randolph lead Grizzlies past Heat 107-102

04/09/2014 10:40pm
The intensity of the Memphis Grizzlies returned and so did the character of a team that has struggled the past two weeks.

Foye leads Nuggets past Rockets, 123-116

04/09/2014 10:50pm
Dishing the ball to the open man in the first half opened the door to Randy Foye's offensive surge in the second half.

Kings-Flames Sum

04/09/2014 11:00pm

Kings-Flames Sums

04/09/2014 11:00pm

Wright's 3 gives Blazers 100-99 win over Kings

04/09/2014 11:40pm
Dorell Wright hadn't hit a game-winner since high school, and certainly he'd never had a winner that was his only basket of the game.

NBA Capsules

04/09/2014 11:40pm
Chris Copeland's driving layup with 1.2 seconds remaining gave the Indiana Pacers a 104-102 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday night that moved them back into first place in the Eastern Conference.