The New York Knicks have made another coaching change, firing David Fizdale after barely 100 games on the job. The Knicks cut ties with Fizdale on Friday after two straight blowout losses dropped them to 4-18 and promoted assistant Mike Miller to interim head coach.
The Portland Trail Blazers have given forward Carmelo Anthony a fully guaranteed contract for the remainder of the season.
In what could best be described as a veteran move, Rui Hachimura tried to duck out of doing a postgame media session by pleading that he was worried about missing the Washington Wizards’ team flight out of town.
Russell Westbrook had 19 points, 13 rebounds and 11 assists, James Harden shook off a slow start to score 23 points and the Houston Rockets beat the Toronto Raptors 119-109 on Thursday night, snapping a three-game road losing streak.
Former sportscaster Kelli Tennant is seeking dismissal of her sexual assault lawsuit against Sacramento Kings coach Luke Walton, a court document shows.
No team in the NBA has a better record than the Los Angeles Lakers, who are off to a 19-3 start. LeBron James looks very much like an MVP candidate. They are grabbing headlines almost every night. There is a buzz around them again. The Lakers have been so good, in fact, that they’ve manage to cast a shadow over Milwaukee.
DETROIT – Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 35 points to lift the Milwaukee Bucks to their 13th consecutive victory, 127-103 over the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday night. The last time the Bucks had a longer winning streak than this was when they won 16 in a row spanning the end of the 1972-73 season and the beginning of 1973-74. They also had a 13-game run shortly after that 16-game streak ended.
Anthony Davis had 26 points and 13 rebounds, and LeBron James had 23 points and 11 assists before both superstars took the fourth quarter off in Los Angeles’ 10th consecutive victory.
Paul George scored 17 of his 26 points in the first quarter, Kawhi Leonard finished with 28 and the Los Angeles Clippers took control early in a meeting of teams with matching five-game winning streaks, beating the Dallas Mavericks 114-99 on Tuesday night.
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Anthony Davis scored 24 of his 33 points in the second half as the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 130-127 on Friday night.
Giannis Antetokounmpo had his second triple-double of the season and the Milwaukee Bucks beat Carmelo Anthony and the short-handed Portland Trail Blazers 137-129 on Thursday night.
Forgive Gregg Popovich for not being in much of a mood to discuss the current state of the San Antonio Spurs. Fact is, he’s just not used to losing like this.
Lou Williams scored 27 points, Kawhi Leonard and Paul George combined for 42 points in their first game together for the Clippers, and Los Angeles rallied to edge the Boston Celtics 107-104 in overtime Wednesday night.
The Portland Trail Blazers have waived center Pau Gasol but his career with the team may not be over.
Charles Barkley issues apology on Twitter for comment he made about hitting a female political reporter, says it was “inappropriate and unacceptable.”
New Trail Blazers forward Carmelo Anthony says it feels great to return to the NBA with a franchise that believes in him and what he can bring to the table.
Jrue Holiday had 22 points and 10 assists, Brandon Ingram added 21 points, and the New Orleans Pelicans spoiled Carmelo Anthony’s Portland debut with a 115-104 victory over the Trail Blazers on Tuesday night