Basketball

Suspended Noah: Using supplement to aid injuries…

Joakim Noah says he is sorry for taking an over-the-counter supplement that led to a 20-game suspension for violating the NBA's anti-drug policy

Westbrook, Thunder top Mavs 92-91 with 14-0…

Russell Westbrook hit a pull-up jumper with seven seconds left and the Oklahoma City Thunder erased a 13-point deficit in the final four minutes to beat the Dallas Mavericks 92-91

Reports: Kings Pursuing Ex-Sixers GM Sam Hinkie…

The Kings have publicly denied reports that they are interested in hiring former Sixers general manager Sam Hinkie or demoting current GM Vlade Divac.

Jazz sink Pelicans 108-100 behind Gobert, hot shooting

Rudy Gobert had 20 points, 19 rebounds and five blocks to lead the Utah Jazz over the New Orleans Pelicans 108-100

Leonard scores 25 as Spurs dismantle ailing Cavs…

Kawhi Leonard scored 25 points and the San Antonio Spurs dismantled the ailing Cleveland Cavaliers 103-74 in a showdown that turned into a major letdown for the defending NBA champions

Agreement puts Jeanie Buss in control of Lakers…

A battle over control of the Los Angeles Lakers is over after an agreement was reached to have Jeanie Buss serve as controlling owner of the storied NBA franchise

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Collison leads Kings to 91-90 win over slumping Grizzlies

Darren Collison scored 23 points and made two crucial free throws in the closing seconds to help the Sacramento Kings hand the slumping Memphis Grizzlies their fourth consecutive loss, 91-90

Thompson's second half sparks Warriors past…

Klay Thompson scored 21 of his 31 points in the second half and the Golden State Warriors pulled away in the fourth quarter to beat the Memphis Grizzlies 106-94 for their seventh straight win

Williams leads Rockets to easy 137-125 win over…

Lou Williams scored 31 points off the bench, James Harden finished with 22 points and 12 assists, and the Houston Rockets never trailed while cruising to a 137-125 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder

DeRozan scores 36, Raptors top Magic 131-112 for 6th in row

DeMar DeRozan scored 36 points and Cory Joseph had 15 points and 13 assists as the Toronto Raptors defeated the Orlando Magic 131-112 for their sixth straight victory

Eye-popping: Wall, Wizards blow past LeBron, Cavs…

John Wall scored 37 points, Bradley Beal added 27 and the Washington Wizards downed the Cleveland Cavaliers 127-115 on Saturday night

Goggled LeBron playing against Wizards despite…

Sporting goggles for the first time, LeBron James is playing in Saturday's game against Washington despite an eye injury

Knicks hand Pistons 4th straight loss, 109-95

Derrick Rose scored 27 points, Kristaps Porzingis had 25 and the New York Knicks handed the Detroit Pistons another damaging defeat with a 109-95 victory

Clippers clinch playoff berth with 108-95 victory…

Jamal Crawford scored 28 points, and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Utah Jazz 108-95 to clinch a playoff berth for the sixth straight year

Blazers beat Lakers 97-81, tie Denver for final spot in West

Damian Lillard scored 22 points and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Los Angeles Lakers 97-81 to pull even with Denver in the race for the final playoff spot in the Western Conference

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Minus Cousins, Pelicans top Nuggets 115-90 behind Davis' 31

Anthony Davis had 31 points and 15 rebounds, helping to compensate for the absence of injured DeMarcus Cousins, and the New Orleans Pelicans boosted their flickering playoff hopes by beating the Denver Nuggets 115-90

Thomas scores 30, Celtics beat Heat 112-108 for 4th straight

Isaiah Thomas scored 30 points, including 20 in the second half, and the Boston Celtics beat the Miami Heat 112-108 for their fourth straight victory

Turner leads Pacers to 107-94 victory over 76ers

Myles Turner had 17 points and 16 rebounds, Paul George scored 21 points, and the Indiana Pacers beat the Philadelphia 76ers 107-94

Butler did it: Bulls pulls away for 109-94 win over Bucks

Nikola Mirotic tied a season-high with 28 points, Jimmy Butler had 20 points and a career-high 14 assists, and the Chicago Bulls pulled away in the second half for a 109-94 victory on Sunday over the Milwaukee Bucks

Kings rally from 18 down in fourth to stun Clippers 98-97

Willie Cauley-Stein made a follow shot with two seconds left and the Sacramento Kings rallied from an 18-point, fourth-quarter deficit to beat the Los Angeles Clippers 98-97

Walker scores 31, Hornets beat struggling Suns 120-106

Kemba Walker had 31 points and nine assists, and the Charlotte Hornets handed the Phoenix Suns their eighth straight loss with a 120-106 victory

Lopez has 23 points as Nets top slumping Hawks, 107-92

Brook Lopez had 23 points and the Brooklyn Nets beat Atlanta 107-92

McCollum has 32, Blazers beat Timberwolves 112-100

CJ McCollum scored 32 points and the Portland Trail Blazers continued their push for the playoffs with a 112-100 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves

Ibaka, DeRozan lead Raptors past Mavericks, 94-86

DeMar DeRozan and Serge Ibaka scored 18 points apiece and the Toronto Raptors won their fifth straight game, 94-86 over the Dallas Mavericks on Saturday night

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Leonard, Aldridge help Spurs topple Knicks, 106-98

Kawhi Leonard scored 29 points, LaMarcus Aldridge added 19 points and 10 rebounds, and the San Antonio Spurs beat the New York Knicks 106-98