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After going more than a month without a win against a team over .500, the Toronto Raptors desperately needed to prove to themselves that they could still compete with the league's best.
DeMar DeRozan helped them do exactly that.
Toronto's shooting guard posted a career-high 42 points and 11 rebounds …
NEW YORK -- New York Knicks guard Alexey Shved will likely miss the rest of the season due to a rib fracture.
The team announced on Wednesday night that Shved has "an incomplete fractured rib." He will be reevaluated in 2-3 weeks.
Given that timetable, it is unlikely that Shved would return prior to …Toronto
LOS ANGELES -- Recordings that cost Donald Sterling ownership of the Los Angeles Clippers could cost the woman he was dating the fortune in gifts he lavished on her.
Snippets of the conversations recorded by V. Stiviano were played Wednesday as a lawyer for Sterling's wife, Shelly, explained why the …Donald Sterling
BOSTON -- Boston Celtics point guard Isaiah Thomas returned from an eight-game absence during Wednesday night's 93-86 loss to the Miami Heat.
Thomas, who finished with four points in 20 minutes, suffered a badly bruised lower back while being fouled by Dwyane Wade in a game against the Heat on March …Boston
NEW ORLEANS -- Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard made his return to the starting lineup for the first time since Jan. 23 when he played 17 minutes of the Rockets' 95-93 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans Wednesday night.
Howard, 29, had missed the previous 26 games with swelling in his right …Dwight Howard
TORONTO -- Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose said Wednesday he has no pain in his surgically repaired right knee and remains optimistic that he can return before the regular season ends.
Rose, who had a meniscectomy on his right knee Feb. 27, is hopeful that he can start taking contact in …Derrick Rose
Byron Scott’s tough season just got even tougher as he has to attend the funeral of his mother following her death this week.
This has been an …Funerals
Here's the latest addition to "Only you, LeBron" history.
The Cleveland Cavaliers star nailed this 40-foot heave in Sunday's game against the Bucks in …Lebron James
The Dallas Mavericks are worried about guard Monta Ellis’ attitude, ESPN’s Tim McMahon reports.
The Mavericks have lost their last two games, and head …North Texas
BROOKLYN – In the thick of a tight playoff race and with bodies succumbing to injury by the day, Boston couldn't afford to lose any more players. …Boston Celtics
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Paul George might be close to playing shape.
He's still not there yet.
The Pacers' two-time All-Star told reporters Monday that …Paul George
Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook joined elite company by posting his 10th triple double of the season in a win over the Miami Heat on …NBA
The Madness in March isn't exclusive to the NCAA, as the NBA hurdles towards a thrilling finish.Portland Trail Blazers
With projected lottery picks leaving their mark in this year's NCAA Tournament, the PointAfter dissects the last dozen championship games to …College Sports
The NBA has changed. Everywhere, that is, except in Memphis.NBA
Who will be facing the most pressure during the upcoming playoffs?Portland Trail Blazers
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) LeBron James rarely likes to talk about his individual achievements.
Tuesday he made an exception.
James had 11 assists in …Cleveland Cavaliers
Anthony Davis tied a career-high with 43 points in a Pelicans' win that brought them a half-game behind the eighth-seed Thunder.NBA
Ready to show your friends you know more about the NBA than they do? FanNation's Basketball Throwdown fantasy basketball game is your best option. …Fantasy Sports
Chris Bosh addressed Miami Heat fans prior to Monday night's loss to the Boston Celtics at AmericanAirlines Arena.
Bosh, 31, will miss the remainder …Chris Bosh
Los Angeles Clippers guard Dahntay Jones plans to appeal a $10,000 fine handed down by the NBA for bumping Golden State Warriors forward Draymond …Los Angeles
The NBA has fined the New York Knicks after team president Phil Jackson commented publicly about Ohio State freshman D'Angelo Russell, according to …Phil Jackson
The Denver Nuggets fired head coach Brian Shaw after less than two seasons on the job.NBA
Jeff Teague and Paul Millsap anchored the Hawks' fourth-quarter comeback to knock off the Rockets, 104-96, on Tuesday night.Atlanta
CHICAGO (AP) Without their starting backcourt and one of their best reserves, the Chicago Bulls were going to need a team effort Tuesday night. …Washington Wizards
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CLEVELAND (AP) LeBron James doesn't usually spend a lot of time talking about personal accomplishments, but he made an exception Tuesday night.
James …Lebron James
Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside and Phoenix Suns center Alex Len have each been fined after their fight in Monday night's game, the NBA...Miami Heat
Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah produced a mini-documentary on gun violence that includes interviews with teammates Derrick Rose, Taj Gibson and …Guns