The day began for the Oklahoma City Thunder with the stunning news that part-owner Aubrey McClendon had died. It ended with the players and coaching staff shaking their heads for another reason.
Kawhi Leonard scored 27 points as the San Antonio Spurs beat the Detroit Pistons, 97-81, on Wednesday to clinch their 19th straight playoff berth.
The Chicago Bulls have fallen, and they can’t seem to get up. And the playoffs are slipping away.
A month away from home did little to slow the San Antonio Spurs.
D.J. Augustin scored 22 of his 26 points in the fourth quarter to lead six Denver players in double figures, and the Nuggets beat the Los Angeles Lakers 117-107 on Wednesday night in Kobe Bryant’s final game at the Pepsi Center.
The San Antonio Spurs continue to set one milestone after another during this record-breaking season but insist they aren’t paying any attention while keeping their collective eyes on the ultimate prize, another NBA title.
James Harden had 39 points, 11 rebounds and seven assists to help the Houston Rockets overcome miserable shooting in a 100-95 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Wednesday night.
Mike Conley scored 24 points, including 10 in the fourth quarter, to lead the Memphis Grizzlies to a 104-98 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Wednesday night.
Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant is sitting out the second half to rest his sore right shoulder during his final game in Denver.
Bradley Beal scored 26 points and Alan Anderson added 18 to lead the Washington Wizards to their fourth straight victory, 104-98 over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night.
Jordan Hill had 19 points and the Indiana Pacers survived a last-minute rally to defeat the Milwaukee Bucks 104-99 on Wednesday night to end a three-game losing streak.
Kyle Lowry scored 32 points, DeMar DeRozan added 31 and the Toronto Raptors beat the Utah Jazz 104-94 on Wednesday night for their club-record 11th straight home win.
Isaiah Thomas had 30 points to lead the Boston Celtics to their fourth straight win, 116-93 over the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday night.
Kemba Walker scored 30 points and Cody Zeller had 15 to lead the Charlotte Hornets to a 119-99 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday night.
Nikola Vucevic scored 24 points, rookie Mario Hezonja added a career-high 21, and the Orlando Magic beat the Chicago Bulls 102-89 on Wednesday night.
Stoudemire appeared to lob some subtle criticisms at Carmelo Anthony and reproached his former teammates for their halfhearted embrace of the triangle offense before helping his new team, the Miami Heat, defeat them.
The Knicks’ current season has begun to produce echoes of the last one: the same competitive despair, the same threat of irrelevance, the same undertones of nastiness.
Knicks teammates feel Carmelo Anthony's pain and frustration. "Melo is in a very different spot than any of us can really imagine,” said center Robin Lopez. "There are times on the floor where we're putting a lot of pressure on him. We need him to do a lot of the heavy lifting for us.” Lopez…
Now that Carmelo Anthony has offered an apology, it would be nice if some other highly paid Madison Square Garden employees did the same.
Hours after he apologized for engaging with a heckling fan, Carmelo Anthony was a no-show at his team’s big annual charity bowling event
The Knicks may have found their new point guard.