Home » Sports » Basketball » NBA (Page 3)
Harden keeps streak alive, Leonard fires Raptors

LOS ANGELES (AFP) – James Harden produced a scintillating late burst of scoring to extend his remarkable 30-point scoring streak to 30 games on Monday as the Houston Rockets defeated the Dallas Mavericks 120-104. The reigning NBA MVP had been bidding to become only the second player in history after Wilt Chamberlain to score at […]

Continue reading …
Lin expected to join Raptors for playoff push

WASHINGTON (AFP) – Jeremy Lin, the first American of Chinese ancestry to play in the NBA, is finalizing a contract buyout with Atlanta to set up signing with Toronto, his agents told ESPN.

Continue reading …
NBA star Simmons in hot water

LOS ANGELES (AFP) – NBA officials are investigating whether any tampering rules were violated following reports of the Philadelphia 76ers’ Australian star Ben Simmons seeking a meeting with Los Angeles Lakers president Magic Johnson, ESPN said Monday.

Continue reading …
NBA: 76ers dump Lakers

DeMarcus Cousins sank two free throws with 5.4 seconds left to play to help the Warriors hold off the Heat, who fell eight behind in the fourth quarter but took a 118-115 lead with 51.5 seconds left after back-to-back steals and baskets from Josh Richardson and Dwyane Wade.

Continue reading …
Boston’s Irving listed day-to-day with knee strain

An MRI on Sunday at New England Baptist Hospital led doctors to the diagnosis, easing fears of a worse injury after Irving was hobbled with just over four minutes remaining in the second quarter of the Los Angeles Clippers’ 123-112 victory at Boston.

Continue reading …
Magic: Davis talks by Pelicans not in good faith

The Lakers engaged in talks with the Pelicans regarding a deal for Davis but could not strike a deal before Thursday’s trade deadline.

Continue reading …