Basketball

Westbrook scores 57, leads Thunder to 114-106 win…

Russell Westbrook had 57 points, 13 rebounds and 11 assists to lead the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 114-106 win over the Orlando Magic in overtime for their second straight dramatic win

Blazers beat Nuggets to take 1-game lead for 8th…

Jusuf Nurkic had a career-high 33 points with 16 rebounds against his former team, CJ McCollum had 39 points and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Denver Nuggets 122-113 to take hold of the eighth seed in the Western Conference

James Harden Makes NBA History with Milestone

James Harden became the first player in NBA history to score and assist on 2,000 points each in a season in the Rockets' loss to the Warriors on Tuesday night.

Davis, Cousins lead Pelicans past Mavericks 121-118

Anthony Davis had 30 points and 13 rebounds and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Dallas Mavericks 121-118

Wizards beat Lakers 119-108 to clinch division…

John Wall scored 34 points and Washington rallied in the fourth quarter to beat the Los Angeles Lakers 119-108, clinching the Southeast Division title for its first division crown in 38 years

Curry's 32 lead Warriors over Rockets 113-106

Stephen Curry scored 32 points, Klay Thompson had 25 and the Golden State Warriors built a big lead early and held on for a 113-106 win over the Houston Rockets

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Reports: Kings Pursuing Ex-Sixers GM Sam Hinkie…

The Kings have publicly denied reports that they are interested in hiring former Sixers general manager Sam Hinkie or demoting current GM Vlade Divac.

Bucks fend off late Celtics rally in 103-100 win

Giannis Antetokounmpo had 22 points and nine rebounds, and the Bucks knocked the Celtics out first place in the Eastern Conference with a 103-100 victory

Whiteside's buzzer-beating tip-in lifts Heat past…

Hassan Whiteside tipped in a shot at the buzzer to lift the Miami Heat over the Detroit Pistons 97-96

Suspended Noah: Using supplement to aid injuries…

Joakim Noah says he is sorry for taking an over-the-counter supplement that led to a 20-game suspension for violating the NBA's anti-drug policy

Conley scores 36 as Grizzlies rout Pacers 110-97

Mike Conley matched his career high with seven 3-pointers on his way to 36 points, helping the Memphis Grizzlies to a 110-97 victory over the Indiana Pacers

Westbrook, Thunder top Mavs 92-91 with 14-0…

Russell Westbrook hit a pull-up jumper with seven seconds left and the Oklahoma City Thunder erased a 13-point deficit in the final four minutes to beat the Dallas Mavericks 92-91

Leonard scores 25 as Spurs dismantle ailing Cavs…

Kawhi Leonard scored 25 points and the San Antonio Spurs dismantled the ailing Cleveland Cavaliers 103-74 in a showdown that turned into a major letdown for the defending NBA champions

Belinelli helps Hornets beat Raptors 110-106

Marco Belinelli scored 21 points, leading the Charlotte Hornets to a 110-106 victory over the Toronto Raptors

Agreement puts Jeanie Buss in control of Lakers…

A battle over control of the Los Angeles Lakers is over after an agreement was reached to have Jeanie Buss serve as controlling owner of the storied NBA franchise

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Thompson's second half sparks Warriors past…

Klay Thompson scored 21 of his 31 points in the second half and the Golden State Warriors pulled away in the fourth quarter to beat the Memphis Grizzlies 106-94 for their seventh straight win

Dragic, Heat roll to 105-88 victory over Knicks

Goran Dragic had 20 points, nine assists and seven rebounds, and the Miami Heat breezed to an easy victory a night after going down to the wire, beating the New York Knicks 105-88

Howard has 22 points, 20 rebounds in Hawks' win over 76ers

Dwight Howard had 22 points and 20 rebounds to lead the Atlanta Hawks to a 99-92 win over the Philadelphia 76ers

Saric, Covington lift 76ers over Nets 106-101

Dario Saric scored 23 points, Robert Covington had 21 points and 13 rebounds and the undermanned Philadelphia 76ers beat the Brooklyn Nets 106-101

Schroder, Hawks beat Suns 95-91 to snap 7-game losing streak

Dennis Schroder hit consecutive 3-pointers to spark a 17-1 run that carried the Hawks to a 95-91 victory over the Phoenix Suns, snapping a seven-game losing streak and boosting Atlanta's playoff hopes

Rubio's late free throws help Minnesota end skid at Indiana

Ricky Rubio made three free throws with 3.4 seconds left to give the Minnesota Timberwolves a 115-114 victory over the Indiana Pacers

Snell scores 26 points, Bucks beat Hornets 118-108

Tony Snell scored a season-high 26 points, Giannis Antetokounmpo had 20 points and eight rebounds and the Milwaukee Bucks handed the Charlotte Hornets' playoff hopes a potentially devastating blow with a 118-108 victory

Jazz sink Pelicans 108-100 behind Gobert, hot shooting

Rudy Gobert had 20 points, 19 rebounds and five blocks to lead the Utah Jazz over the New Orleans Pelicans 108-100

Collison leads Kings to 91-90 win over slumping Grizzlies

Darren Collison scored 23 points and made two crucial free throws in the closing seconds to help the Sacramento Kings hand the slumping Memphis Grizzlies their fourth consecutive loss, 91-90

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DeRozan scores 36, Raptors top Magic 131-112 for 6th in row

DeMar DeRozan scored 36 points and Cory Joseph had 15 points and 13 assists as the Toronto Raptors defeated the Orlando Magic 131-112 for their sixth straight victory

Knicks hand Pistons 4th straight loss, 109-95

Derrick Rose scored 27 points, Kristaps Porzingis had 25 and the New York Knicks handed the Detroit Pistons another damaging defeat with a 109-95 victory

Blazers beat Lakers 97-81, tie Denver for final spot in West

Damian Lillard scored 22 points and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Los Angeles Lakers 97-81 to pull even with Denver in the race for the final playoff spot in the Western Conference