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  • Bulls say Rose to have surgery on Friday

    CHICAGO (AP) — Derrick Rose will have surgery Friday to repair a medial meniscus tear in his right knee, and a timetable for the Chicago Bulls star’s return will be determined after the operation. The…

  • Pacers’ George goes through 1st full practice since injury

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Paul George put himself on the clock Thursday. Almost seven months after a gruesome leg injury seemingly ended his season, the Pacers’ star finished his first full practice — three days ahead…

  • FSU’s Rathan-Mayes turns in memorable scoring outburst

    Now Florida State guard Xavier Rathan-Mayes’ name can be etched into sports lore alongside the likes of Wilt Chamberlain, Kobe Bryant and “Pistol” Pete Maravich. They’re on a short list of players to get into…

  • A look behind the scenes on those welcoming KG back to MN

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Kevin Garnett’s emotional return to Minnesota after almost eight years has stirred nostalgia for the only stretch of success the Timberwolves franchise has ever had. It also created some skepticism for the…

  • Roberts, NBA writers open discussion over locker room access

    NEW YORK (AP) — A spokesman for Michele Roberts says the executive director of the NBA Players Association looks forward to further discussing her comments about reporters in the locker room with members of the…

  • Michael Beasley returns to Miami Heat

    MIAMI (AP) — Looking for help for the stretch run, the Miami Heat turned to a familiar face. Michael Beasley is with the Heat for a third time, signing a 10-day contract on Thursday with…

  • Kings’ Collison to have surgery, re-evaluated in 3-6 weeks

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Sacramento Kings point guard Darren Collison will have surgery next week and be sidelined for at least another month. The team said Thursday the operation is to repair a “core muscle…

  • A quick look at the investors on “Shark Tank”

    A look at the six investors who appear on the reality TV show “Shark Tank”: BARBARA CORCORAN Founder of New York real estate brokerage The Corcoran Group, which she sold for $66 million in 2001.…

  • NBA Calendar

    April 15 — Last day of regular season. April 18 — Playoffs begin.

  • Kevin Garnett a winner in emotional return to Wolves

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — All the years he’d been gone and all the thunderous standing ovations he received when he returned to Target Center with the Celtics and Nets, and Kevin Garnett still never fully realized…

  • Derrick Rose’s injury the latest blow to class of 2008

    MIAMI (AP) — The collective reaction from the NBA to Derrick Rose’s latest injury news was simple: “Not again.” And not just for the Chicago Bulls, but also for Rose’s 2008 NBA draft class. Forget…

  • Matthews scores 31, Blazers beat slumping Spurs 111-95

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Wesley Matthews and the Portland Trail Blazers hope they put their recent fourth-quarter woes behind them Wednesday night. Matthews scored 31 points, LaMarcus Aldridge had 11 points and 13 rebounds, and…

  • NBA Team Statistics

    Includes games of Wednesday, February 25, 2015 Team Offense G Pts Avg Golden State 54 5961 110.4 L.A. Clippers 58 6201 106.9 Phoenix 58 6156 106.1 Dallas 60 6327 105.5 Toronto 57 5967 104.7 Houston…

  • Kings grind out 102-90 win over Grizzlies in Sacramento

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Three technical fouls were called. One chair was kicked, and two of the NBA’s most volatile big men nearly let their emotions get the best of them. It was just the…

  • Suns end 5-game skid with 110-96 win over Nuggets

    DENVER (AP) — Brandon Knight is showing off his shooting touch to his new teammates. His playmaking at crunch time, too. Knight hit two key late 3-pointers and had 19 points to help the Phoenix…