Warriors stop 11-game road skid, beat Rockets 121-108March 21, 2023 GMT
HOUSTON (AP) — Stephen Curry scored 30 points and Klay Thompson added 29 as the Golden State Warriors snapped an 11-game road skid with a 121-108 win over the Houston Rockets on Monday night.
The game was close most of the way before the Warriors used a 12-2 spurt early in the fourth quarter to pull away and hold on for their first win away from home since Jan.
Ja Morant ready to rejoin Grizzlies, NBA suspension overMarch 21, 2023 GMT
Ja Morant's eight-game NBA suspension is over, and the two-time All-Star has rejoined the Memphis Grizzlies.
The dynamic guard was on the bench for Monday night's game against Dallas, though it's unclear exactly when he'll play, with the earliest being Wednesday.
Hornets’ Ball anticipates being ready for training campMarch 20, 2023 GMT
CHARLOTTE, N.C (AP) — Charlotte Hornets point guard LaMelo Ball said he anticipates being ready for training camp in September after suffering through an injury-plagued 2022-23 season in which he sprained his left ankle three times and fractured his right ankle, all of which limited him to 36 games.
Reaves gets career-high 35, pushes Lakers past Magic 111-105March 20, 2023 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Austin Reaves scored a career-high 35 points, D’Angelo Russell added 18 points and the Los Angeles Lakers hung on for a 111-105 victory over the Orlando Magic on Sunday night.
Anthony Davis had 15 points and 11 rebounds on another rough shooting night, but Reaves carried the Lakers to victory with 13 points in the fourth quarter, including Los Angeles' last 10 points over the final 1:33.
Paul has 29 and Clippers down Blazers 111-102March 20, 2023 GMT
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Paul George had 29 points and the Los Angeles Clippers handed the Portland Trail Blazers their sixth straight loss with a 117-102 victory on Sunday night.,
Kawhi Leonard added 24 for the Clippers as they fight for home-court advantage in the playoffs.
Jokic triple-double leads Nuggets to 108-102 win over NetsMarch 20, 2023 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Nikola Jokic had 22 points, 17 rebounds and 10 assists in his 28th triple-double of the season, Michael Porter Jr. had 28 points and nine rebounds, and the Denver Nuggets beat the Brooklyn Nets 108-102 on Sunday.
Herro’s late run helps Heat come back to beat PistonsMarch 20, 2023 GMT
DETROIT (AP) — Tyler Herro scored 10 of his 19 points in the final 3:20 and the Miami Heat rallied for a 112-100 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Sunday night.
Miami improved to 39-34, one game behind the Brooklyn Nets for the sixth seed in the Eastern Conference.
Gilgeous-Alexander scores 40 as Thunder top Suns 124-120March 19, 2023 GMT
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The M-V-P chants rained down on Shai Gilgeous-Alexander as he hit two critical free throws with 10 seconds remaining to help the Oklahoma City Thunder hold off the Phoenix Suns on Sunday.
Brunson returns, powers Knicks past West-leading NuggetsMarch 19, 2023 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Jalen Brunson scored 24 points in his return from a left foot injury, leading the New York Knicks to a 116-110 victory over the Western Conference-leading Denver Nuggets on Saturday.
Embiid, Maxey net 31, 76ers top Pacers for 8th straight winMarch 19, 2023 GMT
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Joel Embiid and Tyrese Maxey each scored 31 points and Tobias Harris added 24 as the Philadelphia 76ers routed the Indiana Pacers 141-121 on Saturday night to match their season high with an eighth consecutive victory.
Kleber hits 3-pointer at buzzer, Mavs shock Lakers 111-110March 18, 2023 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Maxi Kleber drilled the winning 3-pointer at the buzzer on a pass from Kyrie Irving, who scored 38 points in the Dallas Mavericks’ stunning 111-110 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday night.
NBA fines Grizzlies’ Brooks $35K for shoving camera personMarch 17, 2023 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — The NBA fined Memphis Grizzlies guard-forward Dillon Brooks $35,000 on Friday for shoving a camera person on the sideline after chasing a loose ball in a loss in Miami.
Kings beat Nets to clinch first winning season since 2005-06March 17, 2023 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Domantas Sabonis had 24 points and 21 rebounds, and the Sacramento Kings clinched their first winning season since 2005-06 by beating the Brooklyn Nets 101-96 on Thursday night.
De’Aaron Fox added 18 points, six rebounds and five assists for the Kings, who improved to 42-27, second in the Western Conference.
Kings beat Nets, clinch first winning season since 2005-06March 17, 2023 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — For the first time in 17 years, Sacramento has a winning team again.
Domantas Sabonis had 24 points and 21 rebounds, and the Kings clinched their first winning season since 2005-06 by beating the Brooklyn Nets 101-96 on Thursday night.
Nuggets top Pistons to end skid, clinch Northwest DivisionMarch 17, 2023 GMT
DETROIT (AP) — The Denver Nuggets have been so dominant this season that they've clinched the Northwest Division with a few weeks left in the regular season.
Nikola Jokic deferred to teammates early before looking for his shot and finished with 30 points to help the Nuggets beat the Detroit Pistons 119-100 on Thursday night and end a season-high four-game losing streak.
Clippers beat Warriors 134-126 despite 50 points from CurryMarch 16, 2023 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Even in the midst of Stephen Curry putting on a shooting clinic during the third quarter, Kawhi Leonard and the Los Angeles Clippers didn't get rattled.
They were able to weather Curry's best punches, kept their lead and then pulled away from the Golden State Warriors in the fourth quarter.
Joel Embiid helps 76ers beat Cavs for 6th straight victoryMarch 16, 2023 GMT
CLEVELAND (AP) — Joel Embiid had 36 points and 18 rebounds and played the final 4:12 after initially being called for his sixth foul, leading the Philadelphia 76ers to their sixth straight victory, 118-109 over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday night.
Wood has 27 points, 13 rebounds in Mavs’ OT win over SpursMarch 16, 2023 GMT
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Christian Wood had 27 points and 13 rebounds and the Dallas Mavericks overcame a series of blunders at the end regulation to beat the San Antonio Spurs 137-128 in overtime Wednesday night without injured All-Stars Luka Doncic and Kyrie Irving.
De’Aaron Fox hits 3 at buzzer, Kings beat Bulls 117-114March 16, 2023 GMT
CHICAGO (AP) — De’Aaron Fox hit a 3-pointer with 0.7 seconds left to give the Sacramento Kings a 117-114 victory over the Chicago Bulls on Wednesday night.
Fox scored 32 points on 12-for-17 shooting, hitting four 3-pointers.
Brown scores 35, Celtics hold on to beat Wolves 104-102March 16, 2023 GMT
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jaylen Brown scored 35 points and Jayson Tatum added 22 as the Boston Celtics held on to beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 104-102 on Wednesday night.
Malcolm Brogdon added 12 points off the bench for Boston, which overcame a tough shooting night to win for the third time in four games.
Porter scores 27 points, Rockets beat short-handed LakersMarch 16, 2023 GMT
HOUSTON (AP) — Kevin Porter Jr. scored 27 points and the Houston Rockets beat the short-handed Los Angeles Lakers 114-110 on Wednesday night.
Los Angeles scored five points, with a 3-pointer from Rui Hachimura, to get within four early in the fourth quarter.
Embiid scores 36, gets late call reversed in win over CavsMarch 16, 2023 GMT
CLEVELAND (AP) — Joel Embiid went from fouling out to staying in.
Philadelphia's All-Star had 36 points and 18 rebounds and played the final 4:12 after a charging call for his sixth foul was overturned, leading the 76ers to their sixth straight victory, 118-109 over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday night.
Warriors forward Iguodala to have wrist surgery next weekMarch 16, 2023 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Golden State forward Andre Iguodala is set to have surgery next week on his fractured left wrist.
The Warriors announced Iguodala's status Wednesday night before their game against the Los Angeles Clippers.
Heat get rare easy win, roll past Grizzlies 138-119March 16, 2023 GMT
MIAMI (AP) — For the first time in nearly two months, the Miami Heat got an easy one.
Bam Adebayo scored 26 points, Tyler Herro added 24 and the Heat shot 59.8% — a season best, by far — on the way to topping the Memphis Grizzlies 138-119 on Wednesday night.
NBA suspends Ja Morant 8 games for video showing gun in clubMarch 16, 2023 GMT
MIAMI (AP) — Ja Morant will be back with the Memphis Grizzlies next week, after the NBA handed the All-Star guard an eight-game suspension without pay Wednesday and saying his displaying a firearm at a club in suburban Denver earlier this month was “conduct detrimental to the league.”
Timberwolves: Towns expected to return ‘in the coming weeks’March 15, 2023 GMT
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Injured star Karl-Anthony Towns is expected to return to action “in the coming weeks,” the Minnesota Timberwolves announced Wednesday.
Minnesota's game against Boston on Wednesday night marks the 49th consecutive game missed by the three-time All-Star big man with a severely strained right calf muscle.
Kings’ Lyles suspended 1 game; Bucks’ Lopez fined $25,000March 15, 2023 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Sacramento Kings forward Trey Lyles was suspended one game without pay and Milwaukee Bucks center Brook Lopez was fined $25,000 for their involvement in an altercation at the end of a game Monday night, the NBA announced Wednesday.
Alabama’s Miller tops list of NBA prospects at March MadnessMarch 15, 2023 GMT
This isn’t the type of NCAA Tournament that will give NBA fans an idea of what they can expect in the upcoming draft.
The likely first two picks in the draft – Victor Wembanyama and Scoot Henderson – aren’t playing college basketball.
Bucks clinch playoff spot, top Suns 116-104 for 50th winMarch 15, 2023 GMT
PHOENIX (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks walked into one of the toughest places to play in the NBA, snatched the lead from the Phoenix Suns midway through the fourth quarter and then closed with a flourish to earn a 116-104 victory.
Quickley leads rally and Knicks beat Trail Blazers 123-107March 15, 2023 GMT
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Immanuel Quickley had 26 points and 10 rebounds, and the New York Knicks mounted a rally in the third quarter to beat the Portland Trail Blazers 123-107 on Tuesday night.
Julius Randle added 24 points for the Knicks, who were still playing without injured guard Jalen Brunson.
Bucks beat Suns, clinch playoff berth with 50th victoryMarch 15, 2023 GMT
PHOENIX (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 36 points, Brook Lopez added 21 and the NBA-leading Milwaukee Bucks clinched a playoff spot by beating the Phoenix Suns 116-104 on Tuesday night to become the first team to 50 wins this season.
Davis, Lakers lead by 35 at half, beat Pelicans 123-108March 15, 2023 GMT
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Anthony Davis' dominance inside and Malik Beasley's blazing start from behind the 3-point arc all but put away the Pelicans before halftime in a game that could prove pivotal in the Western Conference playoff picture.
Cavs defeat sloppy Hornets again without Mitchell, AllenMarch 15, 2023 GMT
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Evan Mobley had 26 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers scored 35 points off Charlotte turnovers to beat the Hornets for the second time in three days, 120-104 on Tuesday night.
VanVleet has 36, Raptors hand Nuggets 4th straight lossMarch 15, 2023 GMT
TORONTO (AP) — Fred VanVleet scored 36 points, O.G. Anunoby had 24 and the Toronto Raptors used a franchise-record, 49-point first quarter to beat Denver 125-110 on Tuesday, handing the slumping Nuggets their season-high fourth straight loss.
Wizards snap 3-game skid with 117-97 rout of PistonsMarch 15, 2023 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bradley Beal scored 36 points, and the Washington Wizards snapped their three-game losing streak with a 117-97 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Tuesday night.
Playing without Kyle Kuzma, the Wizards still raced out to a 22-point advantage in the first quarter, and although they've had issues holding those types of leads this season, the last-place Pistons represented little threat.
Stephen Curry doing all he can at 35 to prolong his careerMarch 14, 2023 GMT
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Minutes after igniting a comeback win in overtime against the NBA-best Bucks, Stephen Curry went back to work in the weight room doing sets of lunges off a bench with dumbbells in hand.
Analysis: Grabbing NBA play-in spots in West will be toughMarch 14, 2023 GMT
Let’s go ahead and put Denver and Sacramento into the Western Conference playoffs. It’s hard to imagine Memphis and Phoenix falling out of the mix, even with Ja Morant away from the Grizzlies and Kevin Durant still not able to make his home debut for the Suns because of ankle trouble.
All-female ensemble set for broadcast of NBA game on ESPNMarch 8, 2023 GMT
On the court, it will be the Dallas Mavericks and New Orleans Pelicans. Taking center stage, an all-female ensemble that will produce the broadcast.
It's the second straight year ESPN has orchestrated an NBA game led by an all-female broadcast crew, with this version being held on International Women’s Day.
Durant hits tiebreaking jumper as Suns beat Irving, MavsMarch 6, 2023 GMT
DALLAS (AP) — Kevin Durant scored 37 points, including the tiebreaking jumper with 11 seconds to go, to lift the Phoenix Suns to a 130-126 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Sunday in a thrilling showcase of stars for both teams.
Davis leads Lakers past Warriors 113-105 in Curry’s returnMarch 6, 2023 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Anthony Davis is showing he is ready to shoulder the load for the Los Angeles Lakers with LeBron James out of the lineup.
Davis scored 39 points, including 12 in the fourth quarter, as the Lakers held on for a 113-105 victory over the Golden State Warriors on Sunday.
Bucks sign veteran Goran Dragic to add depth to backcourtMarch 5, 2023 GMT
MILWAUKEE (AP) — The NBA-leading Milwaukee Bucks have signed veteran guard Goran Dragic as they continue adding depth to prepare for the postseason.
Dragic, 36, had averaged 6.4 points, 2.7 assists, 1.4 rebounds and 15.4 minutes in 51 games with the Chicago Bulls before getting waived on Tuesday.
76ers rally to end Bucks’ winning streak at 16March 5, 2023 GMT
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Joel Embiid made a go-ahead 3-pointer with 41.4 seconds left and the Philadelphia 76ers ended Milwaukee's winning streak at 16, beating the Bucks the 133-130 on Saturday night.
Milwaukee had the longest winning streak in the NBA since the Phoenix Suns had 18 straight victories early last season.
Adebayo scores 30, Young has season-low 8 as Heat beat HawksMarch 5, 2023 GMT
MIAMI (AP) — Bam Adebayo scored 30 points and the Miami Heat held Trae Young to a season-low eight points in a 117-109 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Saturday night.
Tyler Herro added 20 points, while Jimmy Butler and Caleb Martin finished with 15 apiece for the Heat, who extended their lead over the Hawks to 1 ½ games for seventh in the Eastern Conference.
NBA-worst Rockets beat Spurs to end 11-game losing streakMarch 5, 2023 GMT
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Tari Eason matched his season high with 20 points and the Houston Rockets ended an 11-game losing streak, beating the San Antonio Spurs 122-110 on Saturday night.
Garland scores 21 points, Cavaliers rout Pistons 114-90March 5, 2023 GMT
CLEVELAND (AP) — Darius Garland had 21 points and seven assists, Donovan Mitchell scored 20 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers led by 35 points in a 114-90 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Saturday night.
Ja Morant says he’ll get help after video shows apparent gunMarch 4, 2023 GMT
Ja Morant will be away from the Memphis Grizzlies for at least their next two games, the team announced Saturday, not long after the NBA opened an investigation into a social media post by the guard, who livestreamed himself holding what appeared to be a gun at a nightclub.
Grizzlies’ Clarke out indefinitely with torn AchillesMarch 4, 2023 GMT
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Memphis Grizzlies forward Brandon Clarke tore his left Achilles tendon and will be out indefinitely, the team announced Saturday.
Clarke was injured Friday night late in the first quarter of the Grizzlies' 113-97 loss to the Nuggets, a showdown of the top two teams in the Western Conference.
Bridges scores 38 points, Nets rally to stun Celtics 115-105March 4, 2023 GMT
BOSTON (AP) — Mikal Bridges scored 38 points and the Brooklyn Nets overcame a 28-point deficit to stun the Boston Celtics 115-105 on Friday night.
Part of the trade that sent Kevin Durant to Phoenix, Bridges has reached 30 or more points in three of Brooklyn’s last six games.
Paolo Banchero scores 31 points, Magic beat Hornets 117-106March 4, 2023 GMT
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Paolo Banchero scored 31 points and finally got a couple of shots to drop from long range to help the Orlando Magic beat the Charlotte Hornets 117-106 on Friday night.
Poole scores 34, Warriors charge back again, beat ClippersMarch 3, 2023 GMT
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Even with starters Stephen Curry and Andrew Wiggins still on the sidelines, the Golden State Warriors are suddenly looking like a serious contender again.
Doncic, Irving combine to lead Mavericks past 76ers 133-126March 3, 2023 GMT
DALLAS (AP) — Luka Doncic scored 42 points, Kyrie Irving added 40 and the new All-Star pairing sparkled throughout the Dallas Mavericks’ 133-126 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Thursday night.
Thunder F Williams expected out for season with wrist injuryMarch 2, 2023 GMT
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma City Thunder expect forward Kenrich Williams to miss the rest of the season with an injury to his left wrist.
Heat 3-point shooting has gone ice cold, in a major drop-offMarch 2, 2023 GMT
MIAMI (AP) — Clank. Clank. In-and-out. Clank. Clank. Clank. Clank. Back rim. Missed almost everything. Clank. Back rim. Back rim. Front rim.
Those were the results of 13 consecutive 3-point shots taken by the Miami Heat on Wednesday night.
Ingram has 40 points, Pelicans beat Trail Blazers 121-110March 2, 2023 GMT
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Brandon Ingram stole the spotlight from the anticipated reunion between Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum.
Ingram had a season-high 40 points and the New Orleans Pelicans beat Portland 121-110 on Wednesday night in the first on-court meeting between Lillard and former Trail Blazers teammate McCollum.
Kevin Durant makes Suns debut in victory over HornetsMarch 2, 2023 GMT
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kevin Durant scored 23 points on 10-of-15 shooting in his Suns debut, helping Phoenix snap the Charlotte Hornets’ five-game winning streak with a wire-to-wire 105-91 victory Wednesday night.
Tatum scores 41 to help Celtics outlast Cavaliers 117-113March 2, 2023 GMT
BOSTON (AP) — Jayson Tatum is two days shy of his 25th birthday and has already accomplished more than many of his peers will in their entire careers.
Dennis Schroder scores 26 points, Lakers top Thunder 123-117March 2, 2023 GMT
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Dennis Schroder scored 22 of his 26 points in the second half and the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 123-117 on Wednesday night.
Schroder went down holding his left ankle in the first quarter but stayed in the game.
Bucks rout Magic 139-117, extend winning streak to 16 gamesMarch 2, 2023 GMT
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo wants to make sure the Milwaukee Bucks shouldn't rely too much on the 3-point shot.
But for one night, the Bucks showed how dangerous they could be from long range as they extended the longest winning streak in the NBA this season.
Bane scores 30 points to lead Grizzlies over Rockets 113-99March 2, 2023 GMT
HOUSTON (AP) — Desmond Bane scored 30 points, Ja Morant added 20 and the Memphis Grizzlies breezed by Houston 113-99 on Wednesday night to send the Rockets to their 11th straight loss.
Morant wasn’t nearly as dominant against Houston as he was Tuesday night when he scored 28 of his 39 points in the third quarter of a win over the Los Angeles Lakers.
Brunson scores 39, Knicks rout Nets 142-118 for 7th straightMarch 2, 2023 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Whatever Jalen Brunson and Tom Thibodeau were discussing before bumping fists near the end of the game, it wasn't the point guard's brilliant play.
LaVine scores 41, Bulls top Pistons 117-115 after TO blunderMarch 2, 2023 GMT
DETROIT (AP) — Zach LaVine scored 41 points and the Detroit Pistons called one too many timeouts, helping the Chicago Bulls hold on for a 117-115 win Wednesday night.
Maxey scores 27, 76ers roll past Heat 119-96 without EmbiidMarch 2, 2023 GMT
MIAMI (AP) — Joel Embiid got the night off. The Philadelphia 76ers didn't need him anyway.
Tyrese Maxey scored 27 points, James Harden added 23 and the 76ers took control early on the way to a 119-96 win over the Miami Heat on Wednesday night.
Kevin Durant scores 23 points in Charlotte in Suns debutMarch 2, 2023 GMT
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kevin Durant feels a sense of comfort.
Durant scored 23 points on 10-of-15 shooting in his Suns debut, helping Phoenix snap the Charlotte Hornets’ five-game winning streak with a wire-to-wire 105-91 victory Wednesday night.
‘Nervous’ Kevin Durant excels in Suns debut with 23 pointsMarch 2, 2023 GMT
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — New team, same Kevin Durant.
The Durant era in Phoenix got off to solid start Wednesday night with the 13-time NBA All-Star scoring 23 points on 10-of-15 shooting, adding an explosive offensive element to an already dangerous offense in his Suns debut.
Hornets: LaMelo Ball out for season after ankle surgeryMarch 2, 2023 GMT
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — LaMelo Ball’s season is officially over.
The Charlotte Hornets announced that the third-year point guard underwent surgery Wednesday to repair a fracture in his right ankle and will miss the remainder of the season.
Embiid ruled out of 76ers-Heat game with left foot sorenessMarch 2, 2023 GMT
MIAMI (AP) — Philadelphia center Joel Embiid missed Wednesday's game against Miami with left foot soreness.
Embiid was ruled out about 30 minutes before the game. It's the 13th game he has missed this season; Philadelphia entered Wednesday 8-4 this season in games in which Embiid does not play.
Wizards’ Morris week-to-week with back problemsMarch 1, 2023 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Wizards said Wednesday starting point guard Monte Morris would be week-to-week because of lower back problems.
Irving senses Mavs’ urgency in new star pairing with DoncicMarch 1, 2023 GMT
DALLAS (AP) — Kyrie Irving senses the stress of trying to figure things out with Luka Doncic and the rest of his new Dallas teammates as the Mavericks jostle for playoff positioning in the tightly packed Western Conference.
David Benner, Indiana Pacers’ longtime PR director, diesMarch 1, 2023 GMT
David Benner, who spent nearly 30 years as the director of media relations for the Indiana Pacers, died Wednesday after a long illness.
Benner’s death was announced by the team, which learned of it from his family.
McDaniels has 20 points, Timberwolves beat Clippers 108-101March 1, 2023 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jaden McDaniels isn't the first player that comes to mind when mentioning key players on the Minnesota Timberwolves' roster, but the forward is proving to be a problem for the Los Angeles Clippers.
Poole, Thompson rally Warriors back to beat Blazers 123-105March 1, 2023 GMT
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The goal for Golden State: Do everything to shut down Damian Lillard, without fouling the Trail Blazers star after he made all 16 of his free throws last time against the defending champs.
Morant, Grizzlies beat Lakers 121-109 with James sidelinedMarch 1, 2023 GMT
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Ja Morant scored 28 of his 39 points in the third quarter, had 10 assists and 10 rebounds and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Los Angeles 121-109 on Tuesday night in the Lakers’ first game since LeBron James injured his right foot.
Spurs snap 16-game losing streak with victory over JazzMarch 1, 2023 GMT
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Keldon Johnson scored 25 points and the San Antonio Spurs snapped a 16-game losing streak, beating the Utah Jazz 102-94 on Tuesday night.
Doug McDermott added 19 points for the Spurs, Jeremy Sochan had 13 and Devonte Graham 12.
Haliburton scores 32, Pacers hold off Doncic, Mavs, 124-122March 1, 2023 GMT
DALLAS (AP) — Tyrese Haliburton gets to celebrate twice after winning a duel of birthday boys with Luka Doncic.
Hey, such are the spoils for the leap day babies.
Haliburton scored 32 points, Myles Turner added 24 against his hometown team and the Indiana Pacers beat the Dallas Mavericks 124-122 on Tuesday night.
Jokic has 100th triple-double; Nuggets down Rockets 133-112March 1, 2023 GMT
HOUSTON (AP) — When Nikola Jokic was presented with the game ball by Denver coach Michael Malone after recording his 100th career triple-double, Malone said the superstar seemed almost embarrassed by the gesture.
Giannis returns, Bucks beat Nets 118-104 for 15th straightMarch 1, 2023 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo had 33 points and 15 rebounds, and the Milwaukee Bucks extended their winning streak to 15 games by beating the Brooklyn Nets 118-104 on Tuesday night.
Jrue Holiday had 14 points and eight assists for the Bucks, who went 10-0 in February and have passed the Boston Celtics for the best record in the NBA.
Barnes scores 29 points, Kings beat Thunder for 4th straightMarch 1, 2023 GMT
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Harrison Barnes scored 29 points and the Sacramento Kings beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 123-117 on Tuesday night for their fourth consecutive victory.
Domantas Sabonis had 22 points, 13 rebounds and nine assists and Kevin Huerter added 20 points and nine assists for the Kings.
Morant’s third-quarter burst leads Grizzlies past LakersMarch 1, 2023 GMT
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Ja Morant scored 28 of his 39 points in the third quarter and added 10 assists and 10 rebounds, and the Memphis Grizzlies beat Los Angeles 121-109 on Tuesday night in the Lakers' first game since LeBron James injured his right foot.
Beal, Wizards spoil Snyder’s Hawks debut with 119-116 winMarch 1, 2023 GMT
ATLANTA (AP) — Returning to the bench for the first time in 10 months, Quin Snyder quickly got an idea of the challenge he faces with the Atlanta Hawks.
The enigmatic team flopped down the stretch in Snyder's Atlanta coaching debut, losing 119-116 to the Washington Wizards on Tuesday night.
Raptors beat Bulls 104-98 for 8th victory in 10 gamesMarch 1, 2023 GMT
TORONTO (AP) — Pascal Siakam scored 20 points, Gary Trent Jr. had 19 and the Toronto Raptors beat the Chicago Bulls 104-98 on Tuesday night for their eighth victory in 10 games.
O.G. Anunoby added 17 points and Jakob Poeltl had 14 to help the Raptors win their fourth straight at home, matching their longest streak of the season.