NBA NEWS ARCHIVE

» Sunday, January 22, 2017

NBA roundup: Lakers take worst-ever loss

10:29 PM

DALLAS -- The Dallas Mavericks blitzed Los Angeles in the second quarter Sunday and handed the Lakers the worst loss in franchise history, 122-73.

NBA roundup: Lakers take worst-ever loss

9:15 PM

DALLAS -- The Dallas Mavericks blitzed Los Angeles in the second quarter Sunday and handed the Lakers the worst loss in franchise history, 122-73.

Magic keep G-F Brown with another 10-day contract

5:31 PM

The Orlando Magic signed guard-forward Anthony Brown to a 10-day contract on Sunday.

Gay’s season-ending Achilles surgery set for Monday

3:44 PM

Sacramento Kings forward Rudy Gay will undergo surgery to repair a ruptured left Achilles tendon on Monday, the team announced Sunday.

Lakers PG Russell to miss 1-2 weeks

12:42 AM

Los Angeles Lakers point guard D'Angelo Russell will be sidelined one to two weeks after an MRI exam revealed he has a sprained medial collateral ligament in his right knee.

NBA roundup: Leonard-led Spurs earn OT win over Cavs

12:16 AM

CLEVELAND -- Kawhi Leonard capped his career-high, 41-point night with a dunk in the final seconds and the San Antonio Spurs held on for a 118-115 overtime victory Saturday night against the Cleveland Cavaliers.

» Saturday, January 21, 2017

NBA roundup: Morris’ buzzer beater lifts Pistons

10:50 PM

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- Marcus Morris made a putback at the buzzer to give the Detroit Pistons a 113-112 victory over the Washington Wizards on Saturday at The Palace.

Nuggets’ Mudiay leaves with back soreness

10:48 PM

Denver Nuggets guard Emmanuel Mudiay left Saturday's game with lower back soreness and will not return.

NBA roundup: Morris’ buzzer beater lifts Pistons

9:58 PM

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- Marcus Morris made a putback at the buzzer to give the Detroit Pistons a 113-112 victory over the Washington Wizards on Saturday at The Palace.

Bucks F Parker held out of starting lineup vs. Heat

8:38 PM

Milwaukee Bucks forward Jabari Parker was held out of the starting lineup on Saturday against the Miami Heat due to a violation of team rules.

F Holmes recalled by 76ers

3:54 PM

Forward Richaun Holmes was recalled by the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday from the Delaware 87ers of the NBA Development League.

Suns recall F Jones Jr.

1:21 PM

The Phoenix Suns recalled forward Derrick Jones Jr. from the Northern Arizona Suns of the NBA Development League on Saturday.

NBA roundup: Warriors win sixth straight

1:27 AM

HOUSTON -- Kevin Durant and Stephen Curry took turns orchestrating the offense while the Golden State Warriors' collective length dominated defensively in a 125-108 victory over the Houston Rockets on Friday night at Toyota Center.

NBA roundup: Warriors win sixth straight

12:11 AM

HOUSTON -- Kevin Durant and Stephen Curry took turns orchestrating the offense while the Golden State Warriors' collective length dominated defensively in a 125-108 victory over the Houston Rockets on Friday night at Toyota Center.

Lakers’ Russell strains calf, MRI scheduled

12:09 AM

LOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles Lakers point guard D'Angelo Russell suffered a strained left calf in the opening minutes of the first quarter against the Indiana Pacers on Friday night at Staples Center.

» Friday, January 20, 2017

NBA roundup: Warriors win sixth straight

10:57 PM

HOUSTON -- Kevin Durant and Stephen Curry took turns orchestrating the offense while the Golden State Warriors' collective length dominated defensively in a 125-108 victory over the Houston Rockets on Friday night at Toyota Center.

Westbrook: ’I don’t play for All-Star bids’

8:38 PM

Triple-double king Russell Westbrook isn't angry about being left out of the starting lineup for the NBA All-Star Game. At least the Oklahoma City Thunder guard wasn't saying so publicly on Friday.

NBA notebook: Bosh might be pursued by Bulls next season

6:42 PM

Chris Bosh will likely be released by the Miami Heat on March 1 and the expected move could open the door to the 11-time All-Star forward being able to resume his NBA career next season.

Spurs C Gasol to miss 6 weeks after hand surgery

4:42 PM

San Antonio Spurs center Pau Gasol underwent surgery on Friday to repair a broken bone in his left hand, according to published reports.

Bulls may consider Bosh if cleared to play next season

1:57 PM

Chris Bosh will likely be released by the Miami Heat on March 1 and the expected move could open the door to the 11-time All-Star forward being able to resume his NBA career next season.

Nets sign F Acy to second 10-day contract

10:08 AM

The Brooklyn Nets signed forward Quincy Acy to a second 10-day contract Friday.

NBA roundup: Wall, Wizards fend off Knicks

1:30 AM

NEW YORK -- John Wall scored 29 points and recorded 13 assists for his 25th double-double of the season, leading the Washington Wizards to a 113-110 win over the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden on Thursday.

» Thursday, January 19, 2017

NBA roundup: Wall, Wizards fend off Knicks at MSG

10:40 PM

NEW YORK -- John Wall scored 29 points and recorded 13 assists for his 25th double-double of the season, leading the Washington Wizards to a 113-110 win over the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden on Thursday.

Spurs C Pau Gasol breaks finger during warmups

9:48 PM

SAN ANTONIO -- San Antonio Spurs center Pau Gasol suffered an injury during the warm-up period prior to Thursday night's Spurs-Nuggets game.

Westbrook not named All-Star starter

7:47 PM

The big story out of the All-Star Game starters' announcement is this: Russell Westbrook isn't one of the five starters on the Western Conference team.

Kings confirm Gay ruptured his Achilles’ tendon

5:55 PM

An MRI exam performed Thursday confirmed the Sacramento Kings' fears that forward Rudy Gay had suffered a full rupture of the left Achilles' tendon.

Bucks G Middleton eyes return prior to All-Star break

2:10 PM

Milwaukee Bucks shooting guard Khris Middleton is making swift strides in his recovery from a hamstring injury and could return before next month's All-Star break.

NBA roundup: Wizards win 13th straight at home

1:36 AM

WASHINGTON -- Otto Porter had 25 points and a career-high six 3-pointers as the Washington Wizards extended their home winning streak to 13 straight with a 104-101 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday night.

Kings’ Gay exits with Achilles injury

12:55 AM

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Kings forward Rudy Gay sustained a left foot injury late in the third quarter of Sacramento's game against the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday night at the Golden 1 Center.

» Wednesday, January 18, 2017

NBA roundup: Wizards win 13th straight at home

10:40 PM

WASHINGTON -- Otto Porter had 25 points and a career-high six 3-pointers as the Washington Wizards extended their home winning streak to 13 straight with a 104-101 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday night.

Anthony focused on Knicks, not drama with Jackson

4:13 PM

Carmelo Anthony told reporters Wednesday he is tired of answering questions about his relationship with New York Knicks president Phil Jackson.

Clippers’ Paul out 6-8 weeks with thumb injury

11:24 AM

Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul will undergo surgery Wednesday to repair a torn ligament in his left thumb, and he will be sidelined six to eight weeks, the team announced Tuesday.

NBA roundup: Joseph’s career night lifts Raptors

1:20 AM

NEW YORK -- Cory Joseph scored a career-high 33 points in place of a resting Kyle Lowry, leading the Toronto Raptors to a 119-109 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday.

» Tuesday, January 17, 2017

NBA roundup: Joseph’s career night lifts Raptors

11:24 PM

NEW YORK -- Cory Joseph scored a career-high 33 points in place of a resting Kyle Lowry, leading the Toronto Raptors to a 119-109 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday.

NBA roundup: Joseph’s career night lifts Raptors

10:52 PM

NEW YORK -- Cory Joseph scored a career-high 33 points in place of a resting Kyle Lowry, leading the Toronto Raptors to a 119-109 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday.

NBA notebook: Anthony has not waived no-trade clause

7:40 PM

Carmelo Anthony insists he remains loyal to the New York Knicks, even if the organization is no longer extending the same courtesy.

Kings’ Casspi out with calf injury

7:06 PM

Sacramento Kings forward Omri Casspi is expected to be sidelined as long as two weeks with an injured right calf, the team announced on Tuesday.

Heat sign F White to 10-day contract

11:52 AM

The Miami Heat signed forward Okaro White to a 10-day contract Tuesday.

Pacers assign F Christmas, G Young to Fort Wayne

11:42 AM

The Indiana Pacers assigned forward Rakeem Christmas and guard Joe Young to the Fort Wayne Mad Ants of the NBA Development League on Tuesday.

Anthony: I’ve proven my loyalty to Knicks

11:09 AM

Carmelo Anthony insists he remains loyal to the New York Knicks, even if the organization is no longer extending the same courtesy.

NBA roundup: Warriors crush Cavs to end series skid

1:11 AM

OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Golden State Warriors emphatically snapped a four-game losing streak to the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday, using a 78-point, first-half explosion to crush the defending NBA champions 126-91.

Clippers G Paul leaves game with thumb injury

12:20 AM

LOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul left Monday's contest against the Oklahoma City Thunder with a sprained left thumb.

» Monday, January 16, 2017

NBA roundup: Warriors crush Cavs to end series skid

11:49 PM

OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Golden State Warriors emphatically snapped a four-game losing streak to the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday, using a 78-point, first-half explosion to crush the defending NBA champions 126-91.

NBA roundup: Warriors crush Cavs to end series skid

10:49 PM

OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Golden State Warriors emphatically snapped a four-game losing streak to the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday, using a 78-point, first-half explosion to crush the defending NBA champions 126-91.

NBA roundup: Embiid leads hot 76ers past Bucks

7:34 PM

MILWAUKEE -- Joel Embiid recorded his eighth double-double of the season Monday afternoon, finishing with 22 points and 12 rebounds in the Philadelphia 76ers' 113-104 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks at the Bradley Center.

Nuggets’ Harris leaves game with ankle injury

5:58 PM

DENVER -- Denver Nuggets guard Gary Harris left Monday's game against the Orlando Magic with a right ankle sprain and will not return.

NBA roundup: New acquisition Dunleavy helps Hawks win

12:15 AM

ATLANTA -- It didn't take long for Mike Dunleavy to change his mind about the trade that brought him to Atlanta.

» Sunday, January 15, 2017

Thunder C Adams leaves game with possible concussion

11:17 PM

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Oklahoma City Thunder center Steven Adams didn't play for most of the second half of the team's game against the Sacramento Kings on Sunday night after taking a blow to the head.

Knicks’ Thomas suffers fractured orbital bone

9:56 PM

New York Knicks forward Lance Thomas sustained a fractured orbital bone and has concussion-like symptoms after being hit with an inadvertent elbow from Toronto Raptors center Jonas Valanciunas during Sunday's game.

NBA roundup: New acquisition Dunleavy helps Hawks win

9:05 PM

ATLANTA -- It didn't take long for Mike Dunleavy to change his mind about the trade that brought him to Atlanta.

Jazz G Hood’s injury not as bad as feared

6:10 PM

Utah Jazz shooting guard Rodney Hood avoided serious injury when an MRI exam performed Sunday revealed a bone bruise in his hyperextended right knee, multiple outlets reported.

Cavs recall G Felder

1:47 PM

The Cleveland Cavaliers recalled guard Kay Felder from the Canton Charge of the NBA Development League on Sunday.

Lakers recall C Zubac

1:31 PM

The Los Angeles Lakers recalled rookie center Ivica Zubac from the Los Angeles D-Fenders of the NBA Development League on Sunday.

» Saturday, January 14, 2017

NBA roundup: Booker scorches Spurs for 39 in win in Mexico

11:58 PM

P.J. Tucker hit two free throws with 4.6 second to play for the final points and Devin Booker scored 39 points, 10 in the final quarter, as the Phoenix Suns surged from behind and then outlasted the San Antonio Spurs 108-105 on Saturday at Mexico City Arena as part of the NBA Global Games series.

NBA roundup: Booker scorches Spurs for 39 in win in Mexico

9:08 PM

P.J. Tucker hit two free throws with 4.6 second to play for the final points and Devin Booker scored 39 points, 10 in the final quarter, as the Phoenix Suns surged from behind and then outlasted the San Antonio Spurs 108-105 on Saturday at Mexico City Arena as part of the NBA Global Games series.

NBA roundup: Embiid-led Sixers win third straight

1:25 AM

PHILADELPHIA -- Joel Embiid had 24 points, eight rebounds and three blocked shots as the surging Philadelphia 76ers beat the Charlotte Hornets 102-93 on Friday night.

NBA roundup: Embiid-led Sixers win third straight

12:53 AM

PHILADELPHIA -- Joel Embiid had 24 points, eight rebounds and three blocked shots as the surging Philadelphia 76ers beat the Charlotte Hornets 102-93 on Friday night.

» Friday, January 13, 2017

76ers assign Holmes to D-League

10:57 AM

The Philadelphia 76ers assigned forward Richaun Holmes to the Delaware 87ers of the NBA Development League on Friday.

NBA roundup: Nuggets win in London, Mavs in Mexico

1:29 AM

The Denver Nuggets traveled 4,683 miles to play a home game, and the trek paid off with one of its best games of the year.

» Thursday, January 12, 2017

NBA roundup: Nuggets rout Pacers in London

11:08 PM

A change of scenery and a chance to spend time together made all the difference for the Denver Nuggets.

Silver: NBA seeking to speed up end of games

8:52 PM

The NBA is studying ways to accelerate the end of games to hold its audience, specifically the younger generation.

Pelicans’ Davis out with hip injury

7:21 PM

NEW YORK -- New Orleans Pelicans center Anthony Davis missed Thursday's game with the Brooklyn Nets due to a left hip injury.

Knicks PG Rose fined approximately 200K

2:47 PM

The New York Knicks didn't take too kindly to guard Derrick Rose's disappearing act from when he missed Monday's 110-96 loss to the New Orleans Pelicans.

NBA roundup: Rockets’ nine-game win streak halted

1:28 AM

MINNEAPOLIS -- Andrew Wiggins scored 28 points and Karl-Anthony Towns posted his ninth straight double-double with 23 points and 18 rebounds as the Minnesota Timberwolves held on to beat the Houston Rockets 119-105 on Wednesday night.

» Wednesday, January 11, 2017

NBA roundup: Rockets’ nine-game win streak halted

11:49 PM

MINNEAPOLIS -- Andrew Wiggins scored 28 points and Karl-Anthony Towns posted his ninth straight double-double with 23 points and 18 rebounds as the Minnesota Timberwolves held on to beat the Houston Rockets 119-105 on Wednesday night.

NBA roundup: Jazz take down Cavs

1:42 AM

SALT LAKE CITY -- Gordon Hayward scored 28 points and collected nine rebounds, and Rodney Hood added 18 points to lead the Utah Jazz to a 100-92 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Tuesday night.

NBA roundup: Jazz take down Cavs

12:17 AM

SALT LAKE CITY -- Gordon Hayward scored 28 points and collected nine rebounds, and Rodney Hood added 18 points to lead the Utah Jazz to a 100-92 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Tuesday night.

» Tuesday, January 10, 2017

NBA roundup: Wall, Wizards sink Bulls

10:40 PM

WASHINGTON -- John Wall hit the game-winning jump shot with five seconds remaining as the Washington Wizards rallied from an 18-point deficit for a 101-99 win over the Chicago Bulls on Tuesday night.

Knicks PG Rose says family issue was reason for absence

7:11 PM

New York Knicks point guard Derrick Rose returned to the team's facilities Tuesday after his unexplained absence during Monday night's game against the New Orleans Pelicans, and said he was taking care of a family issue.

Rose returns to Knicks after unexplained absence

3:43 PM

New York Knicks point guard Derrick Rose returned to the team's facilities Tuesday after his unexplained absence during Monday night's game against the New Orleans Pelicans, and said he was taking care of a family issue.

Rose returns to Knicks after unexplained absence

1:00 PM

New York Knicks point guard Derrick Rose has returned to the team's facilities Tuesday after his unexplained absence during Monday night's game against the New Orleans Pelicans, ESPN reports.

Dunleavy finally set to join Hawks

2:31 AM

Mike Dunleavy finally dropped his buyout demand on Monday, and he plans to report to the Hawks, multiple media outlets reported.

» Monday, January 9, 2017

Knicks G Rose inexplicably absent vs. Pelicans

11:28 PM

NEW YORK -- Guard Derrick Rose was mysteriously absent from the Knicks' 110-96 loss to the New Orleans Pelicans on Monday, and New York coach Jeff Hornacek shed no light on the situation postgame.

NBA roundup: Davis scores 40 but gets hurt in win

10:57 PM

NEW YORK -- Anthony Davis poured in 40 points, grabbed 18 rebounds and blocked three shots to lead the New Orleans Pelicans to a 110-96 win over the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden on Monday.

Former No. 1 overall pick Bennett waived by Nets

12:06 PM

The Brooklyn Nets waived former No. 1 overall pick Anthony Bennett on Monday.

NBA roundup: Cavs prevail after blowing big lede

12:33 AM

PHOENIX -- Kyrie Irving, LeBron James and Kevin Love combined for 80 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers blew a 20-point third-quarter lead but hung on to beat the Phoenix Suns 120-116 on Sunday.

» Sunday, January 8, 2017

Cavs’ acquisition of Korver from Hawks on hold

11:48 PM

The trade that would send guard Kyle Korver to the Cleveland Cavaliers is on hold, reportedly because Mike Dunleavy has yet to report to the Atlanta Hawks.

NBA roundup: 76ers match last season’s win total

7:41 PM

NEW YORK -- Rookie Joel Embiid scored 20 points in 24 minutes as the Philadelphia 76ers rallied from an 11-point halftime deficit and matched their win total from last season with a 105-95 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Sunday afternoon.

Nuggets bring back F Gee

6:45 PM

Forward Alonzo Gee signed a 10-day contract with the Denver Nuggets on Sunday.

Antetokounmpo sits out vs. Wizards because of illness

2:35 PM

Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo missed Sunday's game against the Washington Wizards with an illness.

76ers recall F Holmes

11:07 AM

The Philadelphia 76ers recalled forward Richaun Holmes from the Delaware 87ers of the NBA Development League on Sunday.

» Saturday, January 7, 2017

NBA roundup: Westbrook notches 17th triple-double

11:55 PM

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Russell Westbrook tallied his 17th triple-double of the season to lead the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 121-106 victory over the Denver Nuggets Saturday at the Chesapeake Energy Arena.

Severe weather postpones Pistons-Trail Blazers game

9:41 PM

Saturday's scheduled contest between the Detroit Pistons and Portland Trail Blazers was postponed due to severe weather conditions in Portland, Ore.

Wife of Cavs G Smith gives birth months early

7:16 PM

Cleveland Cavaliers guard J.R. Smith's wife gave birth prematurely to the family's third daughter, the couple revealed on Saturday.

Cavs complete trade for Hawks’ Korver

1:40 PM

The Cleveland Cavaliers completed the trade to acquire guard Kyle Korver from the Atlanta Hawks on Saturday, giving the defending NBA champions another premier shooter.

76ers assign Holmes to D-League

11:06 AM

The Philadelphia 76ers assigned forward Richaun Holmes to the Delaware 87ers of the NBA Development League on Saturday.

NBA roundup: Rockets win seventh straight

2:12 AM

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Ryan Anderson scored 19 points and Patrick Beverley and Eric Gordon each added 17 points, leading the Houston Rockets to a 100-93 victory over the Orlando Magic on Friday night at Amway Arena.

NBA roundup: Rockets win seventh straight

1:30 AM

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Ryan Anderson scored 19 points and Patrick Beverley and Eric Gordon each added 17 points, leading the Houston Rockets to a 100-93 victory over the Orlando Magic on Friday night at Amway Arena.

» Friday, January 6, 2017

NBA roundup: Rockets win seventh straight

11:01 PM

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Ryan Anderson scored 19 points and Patrick Beverley and Eric Gordon each added 17 points, leading the Houston Rockets to a 100-93 victory over the Orlando Magic on Friday night at Amway Arena.

Hornets G Batum sustains knee injury, out vs. Spurs

6:53 PM

Charlotte Hornets shooting guard Nicolas Batum suffered a hyperextended right knee during Thursday's contest against the Detroit Pistons.

NBA roundup: Westbrook scores 49 but Thunder edged by Rockets

1:33 AM

HOUSTON - Russell Westbrook scored 49 points but Nene sank two free throws with 0.7 seconds left and Houston squeaked out a 118-116 victory over Oklahoma City Thursday.

» Thursday, January 5, 2017

NBA roundup: Westbrook scores 49 but Thunder edged by Rockets

11:07 PM

HOUSTON - Russell Westbrook scored 49 points but Nene sank two free throws with 0.7 seconds left and Houston squeaked out a 118-116 victory over Oklahoma City Thursday.

Cavaliers acquire G-F Korver from Hawks

11:03 PM

Kyle Korver is headed to Cleveland to join LeBron James and the Cavaliers after the Atlanta Hawks agreed to trade the former NBA All-Star to the defending NBA champions on Thursday.

Cavaliers reportedly acquire G-F Korver from Hawks

10:12 PM

Kyle Korver is headed to Cleveland to join LeBron James and the Cavaliers after the Atlanta Hawks agreed to trade the former NBA All-Star to the defending NBA champions on Thursday, The Vertical reports.

NBA notebook: James has most All-Star votes after first week

7:03 PM

LeBron James and Kyrie Irving of the defending NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers are the leading vote-getters for the 2017 All-Star Game in the first tabulations released for the contest in New Orleans.

Heat F Winslow has season-ending surgery

6:42 PM

Miami Heat forward Justise Winslow underwent season-ending surgery to repair a torn labrum in his right shoulder, the team announced Thursday.

Pistons recall rookie F Ellenson

3:51 PM

The Detroit Pistons recalled rookie forward Henry Ellenson on Thursday from the Grand Rapids Drive, the team's NBA Development League affiliate.

James, Irving lead All-Star voting

2:56 PM

LeBron James and Kyrie Irving of the defending NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers are the leading vote-getters for the 2017 All-Star Game in the first tabulations released for the contest in New Orleans.

NBA roundup: Bucks beat Knicks at buzzer

1:51 AM

NEW YORK - Giannis Antetokounmpo hit a step-back jumper near the free throw line as time expired to lift the Milwaukee Bucks to a 105-104 win over the New York Knicks on Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden.

» Wednesday, January 4, 2017

NBA roundup: Bucks beat Knicks at buzzer

11:02 PM

NEW YORK - Giannis Antetokounmpo hit a step-back jumper near the free throw line as time expired to lift the Milwaukee Bucks to a 105-104 win over the New York Knicks on Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden.

Sixers release G Thompson

6:36 PM

The Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday waived shooting guard Hollis Thompson.

Magic assign G Wilcox to D-League

10:24 AM

The Orlando Magic assigned guard C.J. Wilcox to the Erie BayHawks of the NBA Development League on Wednesday.

NBA roundup: Thomas’ scoring and passing carries Celtics

1:23 AM

BOSTON -- Isaiah Thomas scored 29 points and dished out a career-high 15 assists to lead Boston to a 115-104 victory over Utah.

» Tuesday, January 3, 2017

NBA roundup: Thomas’ scoring and passing carries Celtics

11:47 PM

BOSTON -- Isaiah Thomas scored 29 points and dished out a career-high 15 assists to lead Boston to a 115-104 victory over Utah.

NBA roundup: Thomas’ scoring and passing carries Celtics

10:25 PM

BOSTON -- Isaiah Thomas scored 29 points and dished out a career-high 15 assists to lead Boston to a 115-104 victory over Utah.

Pelicans sign Motiejunas to prorated one-year deal

2:01 PM

Donatas Motiejunas is back in the NBA with a reduced paycheck after signing a deal with the New Orleans Pelicans for the remainder of the season.

NBA roundup: Butler’s 52 points carries Bulls

1:29 AM

CHICAGO -- Jimmy Butler had 52 points, 12 rebounds and six assists as the Chicago Bulls defeated the Charlotte Hornets 118-111 on Monday night at the United Center.

NBA roundup: Butler’s 52 points carries Bulls

12:19 AM

CHICAGO -- Jimmy Butler had 52 points, 12 rebounds and six assists as the Chicago Bulls defeated the Charlotte Hornets 118-111 on Monday night at the United Center.

» Monday, January 2, 2017

Hornets’ Zeller placed in concussion protocol

4:23 PM

Charlotte Hornets center Cody Zeller has been placed in the NBA's concussion protocol, the team announced Monday.

NBA roundup: McCollum scores 43 to lead Blazers by Wolves

12:38 AM

MINNEAPOLIS -- C.J. McCollum scored a career-high 43 points to lead the Portland Trail Blazers to a 95-89 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Sunday.

» Sunday, January 1, 2017

NBA roundup: McCollum scores 43 to lead Blazers by Wolves

10:41 PM

MINNEAPOLIS -- C.J. McCollum scored a career-high 43 points to lead the Portland Trail Blazers to a 95-89 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Sunday.

NBA notebook: Hawks fielding trade offers on Millsap

7:37 PM

Paul Millsap's days in Atlanta appear to be numbered.

Hawks fielding trade offers on Millsap, Korver, Sefolosha

7:34 PM

Paul Millsap's days in Atlanta appear to be numbered.

Pelicans waive veteran F Williams

3:02 PM

The New Orleans Pelicans waived swingman Reggie Williams on Sunday.

Hawks send F Scott to D-League

1:11 PM

The Atlanta Hawks assigned forward Mike Scott to the Long Island Nets of the NBA Development League on Sunday.