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Melo: Game is 'fun again' after accepting role

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 00:03
After scoring a game-high 27 points on Wednesday, Carmelo Anthony said the game is "starting to become fun again" as he has accepted his role with the Thunder.

Sources: Rockets mad no discipline for Clippers

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 23:34
The fact that the Clippers' Blake Griffin and Austin Rivers avoided disciplinary action from the NBA after Monday's contentious game with Houston has left the Rockets shocked and disappointed, team sources tell ESPN's Tim MacMahon.

Splash Brothers' surge carries Warriors past Bulls

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 22:36
Steph Curry and Klay Thompson combined for 68 points to lead Golden State past Chicago for its 14th straight road win.

Sprained left ankle sidelines Warriors' Bell

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 20:51
Warriors forward Jordan Bell sprained his left ankle in the first quarter Wednesday night at Chicago. The team announced that X-rays were negative and that he'll undergo an MRI on Thursday.

NBA suspends Rockets' Ariza, Green 2 games

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 18:40
The NBA is suspending Houston's Trevor Ariza and Gerald Green two games for aggressively entering the Clippers locker room. Chris Paul and James Harden will not face discipline or fines for their roles.

Agent: Rodman enters rehab after DUI arrest

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 17:01
Dennis Rodman's agent told The Associated Press that the the former NBA star has checked into an alcohol rehabilitation center after he was arrested on suspicion of DUI over the weekend.

LeBron: This has been the hardest season

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 16:06
Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James says this season has been harder than the rest.

Follow live: Clippers, Nuggets jockey for better playoff positioning

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 14:54
Both teams are near the bottom of the Western Conference's playoff-eligible teams, and would like to put some distance between them.

'This kid, he's going to be a superstar': Jayson Tatum is no average rookie

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 14:21
Danny Ainge knew he picked a winner when Boston landed Jayson Tatum, but the Celtics had no idea they'd be hitting the jackpot with their 19-year-old wing.

Kawhi out indefinitely with quad injury

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 14:13
Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard is out indefinitely as he rehabs a quad injury that cost him the first 27 games of the season.

Lakers' Ball out, Ingram to return vs. Thunder

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 13:11
Los Angeles Lakers head coach Luke Walton says guard Lonzo Ball (knee) will not play Wednesday night versus Oklahoma City, but forward Brandon Ingram will return after a one-game absence stemming from an ankle injury.

Butler: Wolves needed humbling, 'glad we lost'

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 07:54
Jimmy Butler said the Timberwolves, who had won their last five games by an average of 18.8 points, needed to be humbled by the Magic: "I'm glad we lost."

Sources: NBA probe focuses on Ariza as inciter

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 01:38
Trevor Ariza has become the focus of the NBA's investigation into Monday night's postgame charge into the Clippers' locker room, while Chris Paul and James Harden are increasingly described as working to slow Ariza's anger, sources told ESPN.

Kyrie after loss to Pels: Celtics can't come back every game

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 01:02
The Celtics have made a habit of winning after digging out of double-digit holes, but they couldn't finish the job against Anthony Davis and the Pelicans.

Lou Williams has been Stephen Curry-like of late for Clippers

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 00:40
Williams has gone from sixth man to starter and has performed at an extraordinary level.

Bjelica following fight with Afflalo: 'He was wild'

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 00:15
Minnesota's Nemanja Bjelica says he doesn't know "what's wrong with" Orlando's Arron Afflalo after the two were ejected following a second-quarter fight.

Clippers have found their identity, but how long will it last?

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 23:17
While Blake Griffin and Co. have regrouped after the departure of Chris Paul, the team still faces a very uncertain future.

Thanks, Mom: Bulls salute mothers with memorable trip

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 22:35
In what might be a first for the NBA, the Bulls brought their moms on the road with them, giving the mothers, sons and teammates a unique opportunity to bond and reminisce.

King again: LeBron bests Curry in China sales

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 21:04
LeBron James has surpassed Stephen Curry for No. 1 in jersey sales in China.

Thomas: C's should focus on Pierce on Feb. 11

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 20:58
Isaiah Thomas wants the Boston Celtics to keep the focus on honoring Paul Pierce when the team retires Pierce's No. 34 jersey next month after a game against the Cleveland Cavaliers.