Basketball

LeBron gets triple-double, Cavs beat Lonzo's…

LeBron James notches his 59th career triple-double as Cavs beat Lakers 121-112 for 16th win in 17 games.

Magic gear up for Damian Lillard, Trail Blazers

The Orlando Magic will try to bounce back Friday night when they host Damian Lillard and the Portland Trail Blazers.

Knicks hold on to beat Nets after Porzingis leaves

Courtney Lee scored 18 of his 27 points in the second half, Michael Beasley added 15, and the New York Knicks held on to beat the Brooklyn Nets 111-104 after losing star forward Kristaps Porzingis to a sore left knee early in the second half

Bird, Taurasi headline US women's hoops national…

Sue Bird and Diana Taurasi headline the 29 players chosen for the U.S. women's basketball team pool

Towns scores 30 as Wolves cruise to 119-96 win over Kings

Karl-Anthony Towns tallied his league-leading 23rd double-double with 30 points and 14 rebounds, and Jimmy Butler had 21 points and nine assists as the Minnesota Timberwolves cruised to a 119-96 win against the Sacramento Kings on Tuesday.

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Drummond helps Pistons beat Hawks to snap 7-game skid

Andre Drummond and Tobias Harris led the Detroit Pistons to a 105-91 victory over the Atlanta Hawks, snapping a seven-game losing streak and dropping the Hawks to 6-22, worst in the NBA

#Since68: Alvan Adams and the chicken wing story

47 wings equaled 47 points. So what did 50 wings net? Well, it's disputed.

NBA unveils vote schedule for All-Star Game with…

The NBA will begin an early voting period next Thursday for its All-Star Game that will debut a new format this year in which players pick teams

Cousins, Davis lead Pelicans past Bucks, 115-108

DeMarcus Cousins had 26 points and 13 rebounds and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Milwaukee Bucks 115-108

TNT's NBA studio team to call 1st game together on Christmas

Turner Sports says its "Inside the NBA" studio team will call a Christmas night game in Los Angeles along with its other usual duties

84 and out: Victory streak ends for Upper Peninsula team

An Upper Peninsula basketball team that won 84 consecutive games is starting from scratch

Heat now contend with another dynamic guard in…

After falling to Portland and its duo of dynamic guards, the Miami Heat now get ready to contend with the Charlotte Hornets and Kemba Walker.

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Thunder help George prevail in first trip back to…

Steven Adams had 23 points and 13 rebounds Wednesday night and Russell Westbrook finished with his ninth triple-double this season to help Oklahoma City hold on for a 100-95 victory at Indiana

George, Anthony visit old homes that look fine…

Paul George, Carmelo Anthony going back to old homes doing just fine without them

Paul leads Rockets over Hornets 108-96 for 11th straight win

Chris Paul scored a season-high 31 points and James Harden added 21 as the Houston Rockets extended their NBA-best winning streak to 11 games with a 108-96 victory over the Charlotte Hornets on Wednesday night

Demar DeRozan has 37 points, Raptors beat Suns 115-109

DeMar DeRozan matched his season high with 37 points and the Toronto Raptors beat the Phoenix Suns 115-109 for their seventh victory in eight games

Mark Story: With Jurich and Pitino sacked, is an…

Colin reveals why he thinks LeBron James is…

Colin Cowherd explains why Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James is the better overall player than Michael Jordan.

Porzingis, Beasley help Knicks edge Lakers…

Kristaps Porzingis had 37 points and 11 rebounds, Michael Beasley made the biggest plays in overtime, and the New York Knicks beat the Los Angeles Lakers 113-109

LiAngelo, LaMelo Ball turn pro with club team in…

Lithuanian pro club signs 2 Ball brothers, making them ineligible for college basketball

Bulls beat Jazz 103-100 for 4th straight victory

Mirotic scores 29 as Chicago Bulls beat Utah Jazz 103-100 for 4th straight victory

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Irving's 33 lifts Celtics past Nuggets 124-118

Irving scores 33, keying big offensive night for Celtics in 124-118 win over Nuggets

Philly.com Mike Sielski column

Colin Cowherd questions if it's time to break up…

Colin Cowherd questions the future of Oklahoma City Thunders' Big 3. Is it time to break up Russell Westbrook, Paul George and Carmelo Anthony?