Sexton's 25 leads Cavs over bruised, Giannis-less…

Rookie Collin Sexton scores 25 as Cavaliers down Bucks missing Giannis 107-102

Court reverses nearly $1.5M oil spill award to ex-NBA star

A federal appeals court says former NBA star David West is not entitled to a nearly $1.5 million award stemming from BP's 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill

Russell scores career-best 44, Nets rally past…

D'Angelo Russell scored 27 of his career-high 44 points in the fourth quarter, Rondae Hollis-Jefferson made a layup with eight-tenths of a second remaining, and Brooklyn rallied to beat Sacramento 123-121 Tuesday night

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Curry leads Warriors past Wolves 117-107, into…

Splish, splash: Curry, Thompson shoot Warriors past Timberwolves 117-107, into 1st in West

Doc Rivers denies Lakers coaching rumors

Doc Rivers is denying rumors that he's interested in leaving the Los Angeles Clippers to coach the Lakers

Lopez's 3-pointers have become a key for NBA-best Bucks

Big man, big range: Lopez's 3-point propensity has become a major key for NBA-leading Milwaukee

Spurs extend streak to 9 straight, beat Warriors…

DeMar DeRozan had 26 points and nine rebounds, LaMarcus Aldridge added 23 points and 13 rebounds and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Golden State Warriors 111-105 for their ninth straight win

Nowitzki passes Wilt but Pelicans top Mavs…

Dirk Nowitzki passed Wilt Chamberlain for sixth place on the NBA's career scoring list, but Elfrid Payton had his fifth straight triple-double to help the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Dallas Mavericks 129-125 in overtime

Nuggets clinch playoff berth with 114-105 win…

Nikola Jokic scores 21, Nuggets rally to beat the Boston Celtics 114-105, clinch playoff berth

Siakam has 33 and 13 as Raptors hold off Thunder in OT

Pascal Siakam had 33 points and 13 rebounds as the Toronto Raptors won the first of two games in three days against Oklahoma City, blowing a 20-point lead in the second half before beating the Thunder 123-114 in overtime

76ers' Embiid hates the Celtics, now he needs to…

There's still some good, old-fashioned hate in the NBA

Antetokounmpo becomes record 11th 50-point scorer…

For the first time, an NBA season has seen 11 players score 50 points in a game

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Lillard scores 33 points, Blazers beat Mavericks 126-118

Damian Lillard had 33 points and 12 assists to lead the Portland Trail Blazers past the Dallas Mavericks 126-118

Antetokounmpo has 52, but Embiid's 40 lead Sixers…

Giannis Antetokounmpo scored a career-high 52 points, but Joel Embiid had 40 points and 15 rebounds to lead the Philadelphia 76ers over the Milwaukee Bucks 130-125

Knicks block LeBron at the finish, rally to beat…

Mario Hezonja blocked LeBron James' potential game-winning shot with 2.3 seconds to play, allowing the New York Knicks to complete a late rally and beat the Los Angeles Lakers 124-123

Dragic scores 22 as Heat snap Spurs' 9-game winning streak

Goran Dragic had 22 points and the Miami Heat snapped the Spurs' nine-game winning streak with a 110-105 victory, making Dwyane Wade a winner in his final game in San Antonio

Dragic, Wade lead Heat past Hornets, 93-75

Dragic and Wade come up big off the bench, Heat beat Hornets 93-75 to stay 8th in East

US hoops draws Turkey, Czech Republic, Japan in…

US to face Turkey, Czech Republic and Japan in World Cup group stage this summer after draw held in China

Embiid, 76ers top Celtics for 6th straight victory

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Lakers' Ingram has surgery, plans to be ready for…

Lakers forward Brandon Ingram is expected to be ready for next season after undergoing surgery on his right arm

Jokic hits buzzer-beater to lift Nuggets over…

Nikola Jokic hit a falling, one-handed shot as time expired to lift the Denver Nuggets over the weary Dallas Mavericks 100-99

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Markkanen, Dunn lead Bulls over Wizards 126-120 in OT

Lauri Markkanen had 32 points and 13 rebounds, Kris Dunn scored a season-high 26 to go with 13 assists, and the short-handed Chicago Bulls beat the fading Washington Wizards 126-120 in overtime on Wednesday night

Pacers rally from 19-point deficit to beat…

Wesley Matthews tipped in a basket with 1.8 seconds left and the Indiana Pacers rallied from a 19-point deficit to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 108-106

Warriors, minus Durant, end Rockets' 9-game…

Klay Thompson scored 30 points, DeMarcus Cousins had a season-high 27 and the Golden State Warriors snapped Houston's nine-game winning streak with a 106-104 victory over the Rockets