Basketball

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

Barber: Warriors throwing a block party this season

Bucks Fastbreak: Milwaukee doesn't take advantage…

The Milwaukee Bucks didn't capitalize on 21 turnovers by the New Orleans Pelicans in their 115-108 loss on the road.

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

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

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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

Erik Spoelstra: 'You're not guaranteed when you…

Miami Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra said that there are never guarantees while your team is up in a basketball game.

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

Justise Winslow left game with knee strain and…

Justise Winslow did not want to take away from the team with the tightness he was feeling in his knee.

Bulls beat Jazz 103-100 for 4th straight victory

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

Wayne Ellington: 'These games are tough to…

Wayne Ellington said the team played about 43 minutes of Miami Heat basketball then we let them (Trail Blazers) get momentum.

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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

Frank Vogel reacts to the loss against the…

Orlando Magic coach Frank Vogel reacts to the loss against the Los Angeles Clippers.

Lou Williams, Jordan lead Clippers over Magic, 106-95

Lou Williams scored 31 points and DeAndre Jordan had 16 points and 20 rebounds Wednesday night to help the Los Angeles Clippers open a four-game road trip with a 106-95 win over the Orlando Magic

Washington Wizards 93, Grizzlies 87: 5 things we learned

Darren Collison after Pacers' loss to Thunder…

Darren Collison says the Pacers let the Thunder pick up too many offensive rebounds: "The margin of error is so small in this league, and it comes down to something like that."

Bradley Beal, John Wall lead Wizards past Grizzlies, 93-87

Bradley Beal scored 18 points and John Wall had 13 in his return from a sore knee to help the Washington Wizards hold off the Memphis Grizzlies 93-87

Celtics 124, Nuggets 118: Irving and friends get the C's back on track

Victor Oladipo after Pacers' loss: 'We've just…

Victor Oladipo was impressed with Paul George defended him on Wednesday night: "First time I've had a defender like that guard me since I've been on this team."

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Lillard leads Portland comeback past Miami, 102-95

Damian Lillard scored seven of his 18 points in the final 3:16, and the Portland Trail Blazers overcame a 16-point second-half deficit to break their five-game losing streak, beating the Miami Heat 102-95

Nate McMillan: 'Everything was stagnant' in…

Nate McMillan says the Pacers weren't quite as cohesive as usual tonight: "You get on this type of stage and all of a sudden you start playing for you and not playing together."