Basketball

Curry flurry: MVP's huge third quarter propels…

Stephen Curry scored 17 of his 35 points in a 3-point flurry over the final 3:37 of the third quarter, and the two-time reigning MVP also had seven rebounds, five assists and four steals as the Warriors beat the Los Angeles Clippers 123-113

Rockets rout Pelicans, 129-99, in Cousins' New…

The Boogie-and-Brow era in New Orleans is off to a highly inauspicious start

Wizards Acquire Nets’ Bogdanovic for Nichols…

The Wizards have acquired Nets shooting guard Bojan Bogdanovic and forward Chris McCullough in exchange for forward Andrew Nicholson, guard Marcus Thornton and a 2017 first-round pick, The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski reports.

Cauley-Stein scores 29, Kings beat Nuggets 116-100

Willie Cauley-Stein had a career-high 29 points and 10 rebounds to help the Sacramento Kings, playing for the first time since trading DeMarcus Cousins, beat the Denver Nuggets 116-100

Mavs turn eye to future by getting Noel, waiving…

The Dallas Mavericks have made two plays for the future, acquiring big man Nerlens Noel from the Philadelphia 76ers before the trading deadline and waiving veteran point guard Deron Williams to clear the way for rookie Yogi Ferrell

George stays with Pacers but wanted input on…

Paul George finished practice by laughing, joking and slapping hands with the same teammates he's played with all season

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Lakers Trade Lou Williams to Rockets

The Los Angeles Lakers have reportedly traded Lou Wiliams to the Houston Rockets for Corey Brewer and a first-round pick, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical.

Irving, James lead Cavaliers past Knicks, 119-104

LeBron James recorded his 48th career triple-double and Kyrie Irving scored 23 points, leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 119-104 victory over the New York Knicks, who hung on to superstar Carmelo Anthony and Derrick Rose at Thursday's trade deadline

The big names stay in place on NBA trade-deadline…

Paul George, Jimmy Butler, Carmelo Anthony and Derrick Rose all stayed in place on NBA trade-deadline day, despite tons of speculation that they could be on the move

Bird, Kidd say don't look for OKC's Westbrook to…

Larry Bird and Jason Kidd know firsthand the all-around effort it takes to record a triple-double in the natural flow of the game, and they don't expect Oklahoma City point guard Russell Westbrook to back off down the stretch of the regular season

Report: Rob Pelinka, Lakers Finalizing Contract…

The Los Angeles Lakers are finalizing a multi-year contract with agent Rob Pelinka to become the team's next general manager, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical.

Pistons rally from 18 down, beat Hornets 114-108 in OT

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope scored 33 points, including three 3-pointers late in the fourth quarter during a pulsating Detroit rally, and the Pistons outlasted the Charlotte Hornets 114-108 in overtime

D-League getting respect as legit NBA minor…

The NBA Development League has grown from an eight-team, largely overlooked sideshow to a 22-team league inching closer to becoming a legitimate minor league system

Wizards acquire Bogdanovic in trade with Nets

The Wizards acquired swingman Bojan Bogdanovic in a trade with the Nets

Lillard rallies Trail Blazers to 112-103 win over Orlando

Damian Lillard scored 33 points, C.J. McCollum added 22 and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Orlando Magic 112-103 on Thursday night to snap a three-game losing streak

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Pelicans' Cousins: He and Davis can 'wreak havoc…

DeMarcus Cousins says his prayers have been answered, although not necessarily in the way he expected

Lakers shake-up: Magic is in charge after GM…

The Los Angeles Lakers have fired general manager Mitch Kupchak and put Magic Johnson in charge of basketball operations

Bosh to work on Turner Sports' "Players Only" broadcasts

Chris Bosh is heading back to the NBA, this time as an analyst

Play vs. Rest: For many NBA teams, it's still a…

Finding the right time to rest NBA players is a conundrum that many coaches have wrestled with for years

Lean on me: International NBA players supporting…

A record 113 international players from 41 countries were on opening-day NBA rosters this season

Charles Oakley attends Knicks-Cavaliers game in Cleveland

Charles Oakley, still at odds with the New York Knicks, watched his former team in his hometown Thursday night

AP Source: Deron Williams headed to Cavs after Mavs waiver

The Dallas Mavericks have waived point guard Deron Williams and the five-time All-Star is now looking to join the Cleveland Cavaliers

Chinese Basketball Association elects Yao Ming as president

The Chinese Basketball Association has elected Hall of Famer Yao Ming as its president

Hawks acquire Ersan Ilyasova from 76ers for Tiago Splitter

The Atlanta Hawks have received scoring help for their playoff push by acquiring forward Ersan Ilyasova from the Philadelphia 76ers for center Tiago Splitter and draft picks

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NBA returns for a break-neck finish to regular season

The NBA returns to action Thursday night after a week off for the All-Star break

Column: Lakers can't count on celebrity to bring back glory

Magic gives Lakers a jolt, but not like it's 1988 all over again in Los Angeles

Lakers trading Lou Williams to Houston for Corey Brewer

The Los Angeles Lakers have swung their first deal of the Magic Johnson era, agreeing to send Lou Williams to the Houston Rockets for Corey Brewer and a future draft pick