Sunday, December 27, 2015
Stephen Curry provided a late fourth-quarter lift as the defending champion Golden State Warriors defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 89-83 Friday in a rematch of last season's NBA Finals.
Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant, retiring after this season to end a 20-year career, is the runaway vote leader for the 65th NBA All-Star Game, the league announced Friday.
Saturday, December 26, 2015
Philadelphia 76ers rookie Jahil Okafor was confronted by a man with a handgun during an October incident in Philadelphia, the first of three controversial off-court incidents, USA Today reported Thursday.
Ish Smith, a journeyman guard on 11 teams since his NBA debut in 2010, returned to the Philadelphia 76ers on Thursday in a trade with the New Orleans Pelicans.
Phoenix Suns forward Markieff Morris was suspended on Thursday for two NBA games for what the club called conduct detrimental to the team.
New York Knicks forward Derrick Williams has reported to New York police that US$617,000 in jewelry is missing from his apartment.
Friday, December 25, 2015
Golden State extended its run of consecutive home victories to 31 by beating Utah 103-85 on Wednesday, going to Christmas with a dominant 11-1/2 game lead in the NBA Pacific Division.
Thursday, December 24, 2015
Toronto guard DeMar DeRozan scored a game-high 28 points and the Raptors held off a late rally to beat visiting Dallas 103-99 Tuesday in an NBA thriller.
Wednesday, December 23, 2015
San Antonio extended its perfect home record and notched the second-best season start in franchise history when it beat Indiana 106-92 on Monday.
Kobe Bryant says he's not pushing to play on the U.S. Olympic team in Rio, but the retiring Los Angeles Lakers guard said Monday it would make a "beautiful" ending to his 20-year career.