LeBron James led the Cleveland Cavaliers in a season-opening rout of the New York Knicks on Tuesday as the vaunted Golden State Warriors super-team suffered a resounding first night thrashing.
Metta World Peace and Thomas Robinson both went into training camp with only a small chance of making the Los Angeles Lakers' roster.
What happens when you combine the heart of a team that won an NBA record 73 games last season with superstar forward Kevin Durant? You just might call it Superteam.
New Orleans' Anthony Davis returned sooner than expected from a sprained ankle and had 33 points and 13 rebounds in the Pelicans' 114-111 overtime loss at Orlando on Thursday.
Nneka Ogwumike's short jumper with 3.1 seconds left gave the Los Angeles Sparks a 77-76 victory over the defending champion Minnesota Lynx for their first title in 14 years in the deciding game of the WNBA Finals.
Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook had 26 points and 10 assists as the Thunder beat a below-strength Minnesota 112-94 on Sunday.
New Los Angeles Lakers NBA coach Luke Walton's first matchup against Golden State, where he won a championship as an assistant in 2015, went as expected -- with a Warriors' rout.
Golden State's Stephen Curry scored 22 points in 27 minutes and new addition Kevin Durant added 19 as the Warriors edged Denver 129-128 in overtime in their preseason game on Friday.
Los Angeles' Candace Parker scored 24 points, Nneka Ogwumike added 21, and the Sparks beat the Minnesota Lynx 92-75 on Friday to take a 2-1 lead in the best-of-five WNBA Finals.
Washington's John Wall threw down three one-handed dunks in the first half of the Wizards' 100-79 victory over Philadelphia on Thursday, demonstrating his full recuperation from knee surgery.