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On Saturday, Clippers center DeAndre Jordan, the NBA's second-leading rebounder, will miss his first game in 714 career games due to a sprained ankle.
LiAngelo Ball and LaMelo Ball, playing their first Lithuanian league game against improved, older competition, were held scoreless in 14 combined minutes.
The Knicks are opening a roster spot to sign G League guard and former lottery pick Trey Burke, league sources confirmed to ESPN.
Legendary broadcaster Keith Jackson, who spent some 50 years calling the action in a folksy, down-to-earth manner, has died at the age of 89.
It's the 25th anniversary of NBA JAM, a game that helped grow the league's popularity back in 1993.
Giannis Antetokounmpo is becoming a star, but Friday's game showed that he still has work to do before he's considered at or near Kevin Durant's level.
A 22-0 Cavaliers run wasn't enough to stop a sharply descending Cleveland team to another embarrassing loss, this time in Indiana.
A fan sitting in the front row at Milwaukee's BMO Harris Bradley Center was removed from his seat by ushers after he yelled obscenities at Golden State's Klay Thompson during the fourth quarter Friday night.
The Bucks were the team with the strong third quarter against the visiting Warriors, but the road team shut down Milwaukee down the stretch.
Lance Stephenson had 16 points and 11 rebounds, Darren Collison scored 22 points and the Indiana Pacers rallied from a 22-point, first-half deficit to beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 97-95 on Friday night.
After missing 20 games with a left leg injury, Tim Hardaway Jr. will return to action Friday as the Knicks battle the Timberwolves, coming off the bench.
The Cavaliers will be short guards Isaiah Thomas, Dwyane Wade, Iman Shumpert and Derrick Rose as they travel to the Pacers Friday night.
Raptors president Masai Ujiri, born and raised in Nigeria, was critical of President Trump over his reported recent remark about Haiti and some African nations. "I don't think it's fair, and I don't think it's what inspiring leadership can be," he said.
Painful headaches forced Hornets head coach Steve Clifford to step away from the team. Adrian Wojnarowski shares how the lifetime grinder survived weeks without basketball, and why he's ready to come back.
Jazz guard Rodney Hood becomes the fourth NBA player to be fined for interactions with a fan this season, getting hit with a $35,000 penalty for slapping a cellphone out of a fan's hand.
Two-time MVP Stephen Curry won't play against the Bucks on Friday night because of a right ankle sprain. Curry was a full participant in practice on Thursday and was listed as questionable.
With MVP candidate James Harden still nursing a hamstring strain, Houston seeks another strong performance from Chris Paul (37 points on Wednesday) as it takes on Phoenix.
James Worthy played with fellow Hall-of-Famer Magic Johnson for nine seasons, and while Worthy thinks Johnson will get a star this summer, he sees another great player in Lonzo Ball.
Building a system and culture is really hard. Everyone, including Luke Walton, wants to be the Spurs. But achieving that kind of structure is hard.
Sending four players from the same team to back-to-back All-Star games would be unprecedented in the NBA.