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Lakers set franchise low with early 25-point hole

Sun, 11/04/2018 - 23:03
The Lakers were outscored 42-17 by the Raptors in the first quarter Sunday night to set the record for the most lopsided first-quarter deficit at 25 in the shotclock era (since 1954-55).

Wizards top lowly Knicks to halt 5-game skid

Sun, 11/04/2018 - 21:10
John Wall scored 26 points and Bradley Beal added 22 as the Washington Wizards broke a five-game losing streak with a 108-95 win over the New York Knicks on Sunday.

Kawhi ruled out for Raptors' only visit to Lakers

Sun, 11/04/2018 - 20:34
Kawhi Leonard, who jammed his left foot late in the Raptors' win Friday over the Suns, will sit out Sunday's game at Los Angeles.

Timberwolves' Butler to sit out against Blazers

Sun, 11/04/2018 - 14:55
Timberwolves All-Star swingman Jimmy Butler will not play Sunday's game in Portland, the first of a pair of back-to-back games, coach Tom Thibodeau told reporters at shootaround.

Top fantasy basketball free-agent finds

Sun, 11/04/2018 - 09:26
Whether you need to replace an injured or struggling starter or just want to boost your bench, these players will make your team better.

LeBron: Coaches put L.A. in position for big win

Sun, 11/04/2018 - 02:36
LeBron James backed the Lakers' coaches after Saturday's 114-110 victory at Portland, saying the staff put the team "in a position" to score its biggest win of the season.

Harden nets 25 in return, carries Rockets to win

Sat, 11/03/2018 - 23:47
James Harden scored 25 points, including 11 in a decisive run in the third quarter, in his return to the Houston lineup, and the Rockets defeated the Chicago Bulls 96-88 on Saturday night.

Which player had the best kicks in Week 3 in the NBA?

Sat, 11/03/2018 - 21:49
Kyrie Irving debuted his new signature sneaker, but was that enough to take the crown? Check out this week's best kicks and cast your vote.

Heat's Dragic out with lingering foot pain

Sat, 11/03/2018 - 20:41
Heat point guard Goran Dragic is out of the starting lineup for Saturday's game at the Hawks due to persistent pain in his right foot.

Sources: Bought-out Chandler plans to join Lakers

Sat, 11/03/2018 - 20:26
The Lakers hope that the bought-out Tyson Chandler can give them some much-needed size and rim protection in limited minutes, as well as veteran leadership.

Harden back in Rockets' lineup vs. Bulls

Sat, 11/03/2018 - 19:58
James Harden returned to the Rockets' starting lineup Saturday night against the Bulls after missing three games because of a strained left hamstring.

Embiid continues trolling of Drummond in tweet

Sat, 11/03/2018 - 19:27
Sixers big man Joel Embiid continued his trolling of Pistons center Andre Drummond with a tweet following Philadelphia's win over Detroit on Saturday.

LeBron not paying attention to Walton-Magic feud

Sat, 11/03/2018 - 17:04
LeBron James said his focus -- and his team's -- remains solely on winning after news emerged of coach Luke Walton's heated meeting with president of basketball of operations Magic Johnson.

'I am a voter': How NBA players from LeBron to KD are making an impact

Sat, 11/03/2018 - 13:18
During the run-up to the midterms, NBA players, coaches and teams have taken an active role in the most fundamental part of the political process: voting.

Butler: I'll decide whether I play back-to-backs

Sat, 11/03/2018 - 04:41
Jimmy Butler made it clear that he might sit out one of the Wolves' next two games, saying, "If I'm nicked up, then you can count on that."

Kawhi thinking 'long road,' OK being eased back

Sat, 11/03/2018 - 03:29
Raptors coach Nick Nurse said Kawhi Leonard would continue to sit out one game of back-to-back sets, a plan that Leonard agrees with because he's "thinking about the long road."

Wizards are off to a terrible start, but there's not much they can do

Sat, 11/03/2018 - 03:12
The Washington Wizards have a talented core that has overcome adversity before. But when does the hole get too deep in D.C.?

CP3 leads players-only huddle, sparking Rockets

Sat, 11/03/2018 - 02:17
With the Rockets down 14 in the first half, Chris Paul called for a players-only huddle during a timeout and said "enough is enough," sparking Houston to a come-from-behind win Friday against the Nets.

1-7 Wiz booed off court, won't hit 'panic button'

Sat, 11/03/2018 - 01:42
Washington star Bradley Beal said he won't hit the panic button after the struggling Wizards were booed off the court at Capital One Arena as they lost their fourth game in a row to drop to 1-7.