Basketball

Thompson's playmaking a steadying force for defending champs

Klay Thompson's playmaking a steadying force for defending NBA champion Warriors

Who would win "Best Dressed" on the Timberwolves?

Andrew Wiggins? Jimmy Butler? Tyus Jones? Who has the best fashion sense on the Timberwolves?

Harden, Rockets score 90 in 1st half and rout…

James Harden had 23 of his 48 points in the second quarter while the Houston Rockets scored 90 points in the first half en route to a 142-116 win over the Phoenix Suns

After friend's death, Brown fuels Celtics win…

Jaylen Brown played a night after his childhood best friend died, overcoming his grief to help the Boston Celtics beat the Golden State Warriors 92-88 for their 14th straight victory

Phoenix Suns trade Eric Bledsoe to Milwaukee Bucks

The Suns and Bucks are “finalizing” a trade that would send Eric Bledsoe to Milwaukee, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski and Zach Lowe report. Phoenix will receive Greg Monroe, a first-round pick and a second-round pick in return.

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Embiid's career-high 46 lead 76ers past Lakers…

Joel Embiid scored a career-high 46 points _ the most by a Philadelphia player in 11 years _ and grabbed 15 rebounds to lead the 76ers past the Los Angeles Lakers 115-109

Minot State trounces Blue Hawks

Nick Wright gives Kevin Durant a career wake-up…

After watching Golden State fall to Boston, Nick Wright discusses Kevin Durant's performance, comparing KD's accolades to those of LeBron James and where KD sits on the list of the NBA's all-time greats.

LeBron Is Vaguely Expressing Displeasure Online…

Can you believe we’re only three weeks into the NBA season and LeBron James is already posting cartoon images of anthropomorphic aardvarks in an apparent reference to his team’s poor play?

At Replay Center, NBA refs far from the game but right in it

NBA referees are in the games, just not at the games when they have Replay Center duty

Brad Stevens is the key to the Celtics' win over…

Drawing upon Boston's current 14-game win streak capped off with their win over Steph Curry, Kevin Durant and the Golden State Warriors, Nick Wright reveals to Cris Carter and Jenna Wolfe why Brad Stevens deserves all the credit and not Kyrie irving.

Lillard has 26 points to lead Blazers over Magic 99-94

Damian Lillard had 26 points, 11 rebounds and seven assists, and the Portland Trail Blazers handed the Orlando Magic their third straight loss, 99-94

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Cris Carter picks the Boston Celtics over the…

Reacting to Boston's win over Golden State, Cris Carter explains to Nick Wright and Jenna Wolfe why Kyrie Irving and the Celtics are the best team in the NBA

Karl-Anthony Towns: Time for NBA to allow medical marijuana

Minnesota Timberwolves star Karl-Anthony Towns says he believes the NBA should permit the use of medicinal marijuana

Boston Herald Steve Bulpett column

After winning 7 of their last 9 games can we…

Philadelphia has won 7 out of their last 9 games, can we trust that 'The Process' is paying off?

Pacers build big lead, hold on to beat Grizzlies 116-113

Darren Collison scored a season-high 30 points, Victor Oladipo had 21 and the Indiana Pacers built an early lead before holding off a late rally to beat the Memphis Grizzlies 116-113 on Wednesday night

Heat confident in James Johnson as forward works…

Miami Heat forward James Johnson is critical of his play and production early this season, but fellow captain Goran Dragic and coach Erik Spoelstra have full confidence in him.

DeRozan scores 25, leads Raptors over Pelicans 125-116

DeMar DeRozan scored 25 points and the Toronto Raptors kept hitting 3s to beat the New Orleans Pelicans 125-116

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Magic LIVE: Orlando must regroup for short…

FOX Sports Florida's Dante Marchitelli and Brian Hill recap the Orlando Magic's four-game Western Conference road trip.

Hardaway hits late 3 to lift Knicks over Jazz 106-101

Tim Hardaway Jr. scored 26 points, including a key 3-pointer with 32.9 seconds left, to help the New York Knicks rally in the second half and beat the Utah Jazz 106-101