Carmelo Anthony was suspended one game by the NBA on Wednesday for confronting Kevin Garnett after the New York Knicks' loss to Boston on Monday.
Chris Paul orchestrated another Los Angeles Clippers triumph with a season-high 16 assists as he pulled the strings in a 99-93 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday.
Chris Paul had 19 points and 16 assists, and the Los Angeles Clippers held on to beat the Dallas Mavericks 99-93 on Wednesday night, extending their franchise-record home winning streak to 13 games.
Boston survived a scoring drought that lasted almost half the third quarter, beating slumping Phoenix, 87-79, to get back above .500 for the first time in two weeks.
Without Pau Gasol and Dwight Howard, the Lakers (15-20) could not overcome a double-digit deficit and lost their fifth straight game.
Carmelo Anthony was suspended for his actions after the Knicks’ loss to the Celtics on Monday, when he went toward the locker room and later waited for Kevin Garnett outside Boston’s team bus.
Zach Randolph had 19 points and 12 rebounds, Rudy Gay scored 18 points and the Memphis Grizzlies completed a 3-0 road trip with a 94-87 victory over the Golden State Warriors on Wednesday night.
Diana Taurasi was chosen USA Basketball’s female athlete of the year after leading the Americans to a fifth straight Olympic gold medal.
Kenneth Faried scored 19 points and grabbed 19 rebounds to help the Denver Nuggets rally for a 108-105 win over the slumping Orlando Magic on Wednesday night.
Roger Mason scored 15 of his 17 points in the fourth quarter to rally the New Orleans Hornets to an 88-79 victory over the Houston Rockets on Wednesday night.
Tony Parker scored 24 points and the San Antonio Spurs handed the slumping Los Angeles Lakers their fifth straight loss with a 108-105 victory Wednesday night.
A group of investors led by hedge fund manager Chris Hansen and Microsoft Corp CEO Steve Ballmer is close to a deal to buy the Sacramento Kings basketball team for $500 million and move the franchise to Seattle, Yahoo Sports reported on Wednesday.
Brandon Jennings scored 20 of his 35 points in the third quarter and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Chicago Bulls 104-96 on Wednesday night for their second consecutive victory under interim coach Jim Boylan.
Kevin Durant scored 26 points, Russell Westbrook added 23 and the Oklahoma City Thunder overpowered the outmanned Minnesota Timberwolves 106-84 on Wednesday night.
Jeff Green scored 14 points, rookie Jared Sullinger added 12 points and a career-best 16 rebounds, and the Boston Celtics recovered from a dreadful third quarter with a big rally to start the fourth and held off the slumping Phoenix Suns 87-79 on Wednesday night.
Investor Chris Hansen has contacted the Maloof family about buying the Sacramento Kings, setting up the possibility of the NBA’s return to Seattle.
Al Jefferson had 26 points and eight rebounds, and the Utah Jazz beat the Charlotte Bobcats 112-102 Wednesday night for their fourth win in five games.
Amir Johnson had 19 points and 12 rebounds, Jose Calderon added 14 points and 11 assists, and the Toronto Raptors beat Philadelphia 90-72 on Wednesday night, handing the slumping 76ers their fifth straight loss.
Kyrie Irving scored 18 of his 33 points in the third quarter and the injury-riddled Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Atlanta Hawks 99-83 on Wednesday night.
If the Minnesota Timberwolves are going to chase down their first playoff berth since 2004, they’re going to have to do most of the work without Kevin Love.
The Minnesota Timberwolves’ playoff hopes were dealt a blow as leading scorer Kevin Love will miss up to 10 weeks because of surgery to repair his fractured right hand, the National Basketball Association team said on Wednesday.
Carmelo Anthony was suspended for his actions after the Knicks’ loss to the Celtics Monday when he went toward the locker room and later waited for Kevin Garnett outside Boston’s team bus.
Phil Jackson, the No. 1 target in the Nets’ coaching search, told a Web site on Tuesday that he has “no intentionâ? of returning to the bench, although his statement left room for a change of heart.
Reggie Evans refocused the Nets’ attention from a sexual assault investigation, as he grabbed 23 rebounds and Deron Williams scored 22 points to help the team defeat the 76ers.
Andray Blatche, who is not being accused of any wrongdoing, was among three men and three women who were together inside a room at the Nets’ hotel.
The N.B.A. is expected to make a ruling before the next Knicks game on whether Carmelo Anthony will be suspended for trying to confront the Celtics’ Kevin Garnett after Monday’s game.
INDIANAPOLIS â?? Cheerio, Carmelo.
The NBA gave Carmelo Anthony the boot last night, suspending him for one game for confronting Kevin Garnett twice after Monday’s loss to the Celtics. The suspension will be served tonight vs. Donnie Walsh’s Pacers at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
Even to the end, before…
INDIANAPOLIS â?? The Knicks could really use Kenyon Martin tonight.
Bruised, battered and suspended, the Knicks go into their contest in Indiana short on big men.
Carmelo Anthony is suspended, Rasheed Wallace is still out for another week with a sore left foot and coach Mike Woodson has been told he…
The jump was too high for Amar’e Stoudemire.In his first three games since returning from left knee surgery, Stoudemire played between 17 and 21 minutes each time, the Knicks proceeding slowly with their $100 million oft-injured power forward.But on Monday against Boston, Stoudemire’s minutes zoomed to…
Carmelo Anthony has been suspended for one game without pay by the NBA for confronting Boston’s Kevin Garnett several times after the Knicks-Celtics game on Monday night at the Garden.