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  • Knicks fined for Jackson’s comments about Ohio State star

    NEW YORK (AP) — The NBA has fined the New York Knicks for Phil Jackson’s comments about Ohio State freshman D’Angelo Russell. Jackson watched the Buckeyes’ 81-57 victory over Nebraska last Thursday and afterward told…

  • Bulls center Noah unlikely to play for France at EuroBasket

    PARIS (AP) — Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah is unlikely to play for France at the European Championship in September. Noah is going through a difficult season after surgery on his left knee in the…

  • NBA Team Statistics

    Includes games of Tuesday, March 3, 2015 Team Offense G Pts Avg Golden State 58 6387 110.1 L.A. Clippers 61 6504 106.6 Phoenix 61 6445 105.7 Dallas 62 6523 105.2 Toronto 60 6268 104.5 Houston…

  • Gallinari helps Nuggets beat Bucks hours after Shaw’s firing

    DENVER (AP) — A change on the bench gave the Denver Nuggets a boost and ended six weeks of frustration for the struggling franchise. Danilo Gallinari scored a season-high 26 points, Kenneth Faried had 14…

  • New lawsuit attacks asset swap by Saints, Pelicans owner

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The type of asset swap New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson is attempting to try to regain complete control of his business interests from recently estranged heirs is being…

  • Hayward, Favors lead Jazz past Grizzlies, 93-82

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Gordon Hayward started the second half hot, and the rest of his Jazz teammates followed his lead. Utah shot 64 percent after the break and clamped down to defeat the Memphis…

  • Denver Nuggets fire coach Brian Shaw with team in slide

    DENVER (AP) — Last week, Denver Nuggets players broke their huddle with a chant of “1-2-3 … Six weeks,” interpreted by some as a countdown to the end of a season gone sour. Brian Shaw…

  • Bucks-Nuggets, Box

    MILWAUKEE (95) Antetokounmpo 7-10 4-6 19, Ilyasova 9-15 0-0 21, Pachulia 0-1 0-0 0, Carter-Williams 4-11 2-4 11, Middleton 6-20 5-5 20, Bayless 2-8 2-2 7, Henson 4-7 2-5 10, Dudley 1-6 0-0 2, Ennis…

  • Bucks-Nuggets, Box

    MILWAUKEE (95) Antetokounmpo 7-10 4-6 19, Ilyasova 9-15 0-0 21, Pachulia 0-1 0-0 0, Carter-Williams 4-11 2-4 11, Middleton 6-20 5-5 20, Bayless 2-8 2-2 7, Henson 4-7 2-5 10, Dudley 1-6 0-0 2, Ennis…

  • Cousins, Kings hand Knicks worst loss of season, 124-86

    NEW YORK (AP) — All-Star DeMarcus Cousins was welcomed back to the lineup by coach George Karl and the rest of the Kings. The Knicks were not as excited. Cousins, the Kings’ first All-Star since…

  • Hayward, Favors lead Jazz past Grizzlies, 93-82

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Gordon Hayward and Derrick Favors scored 21 points each, Rudy Gobert added 15 points and a career-best 24 rebounds to lead the Utah Jazz to a 93-82 victory over the Memphis…

  • Pelicans cut former LSU center Hamilton

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Pelicans say they have waived 7-foot center Justin Hamilton, who never appeared any of the six games he spent with New Orleans since being acquired in a three-team trade. Hamilton,…

  • Teague, Horford help Hawks rally from 18 down, beat Houston

    ATLANTA (AP) — Al Horford knew the Atlanta Hawks would eventually respond to Houston’s big lead. He just didn’t know when. “It’s a credit to our guys,” Horford said. “Guys were relentless, kept fighting. The…

  • James scores 27 on milestone night, Cavs cruise past Celtics

    CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James doesn’t usually spend a lot of time talking about personal accomplishments, but he made an exception Tuesday night. James scored 27 points to move into 21st place on the NBA’s…

  • No Rose, no Butler, short-handed Bulls beat Wizards 97-92

    CHICAGO (AP) — Nikola Mirotic scored 23 points to lead the short-handed Chicago Bulls to a 97-92 win Tuesday over the Washington Wizards. The Bulls were without former MVP Derrick Rose (right knee), all-star Jimmy…