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  • Parsons and Chandler will sit for Mavs against Pelicans

    DALLAS (AP) — Tyson Chandler and Chandler Parsons will miss Monday night’s game against New Orleans because of injuries, leaving the Mavericks without two of their frontcourt starters for the second straight game. Chandler has…

  • Bulls’ Butler out 3 to 6 weeks

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bulls say guard Jimmy Butler will miss three to six weeks because of a sprained ligament in his left elbow and join the injured Derrick Rose on the sideline. Butler,…

  • Jordan, 2 other NBA owners join Forbes’ billionaire list

    NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Jordan and two other NBA owners have reached new heights, making Forbes world list of billionaires. Forbes released its list on Monday and noted that Jordan’s net worth is estimated…

  • NBA Calendar

    April 15 — Last day of regular season. April 18 — Playoffs begin. April 26 — NBA draft early entry eligibility deadline (11:59 p.m. EDT). May 12-17 — NBA draft combine. May 19 — Draft…

  • Saunders ponders whether NBA’s All-Star break is too long

    In a season full of injuries, many hoped that the new, longer All-Star break would help NBA players catch their breath and recover after a grueling first 3 1/2 months. Commissioner Adam Silver extended the…

  • NBA Team Statistics

    Includes games of Sunday, March 1, 2015 Team Offense G Pts Avg Golden State 57 6279 110.2 L.A. Clippers 60 6394 106.6 Phoenix 60 6347 105.8 Dallas 61 6421 105.3 Toronto 59 6154 104.3 Houston…

  • Pelicans hold off Nuggets 99-92 for 5th straight win

    DENVER (AP) — Heal fast, Anthony Davis. In the meantime, know this: Your teammates are holding things down just fine until you’re completely mended. Tyreke Evans scored 22 points, Dante Cunningham drew a key charge…

  • Roy Hibbert leads surging Pacers to 94-74 win over 76ers

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana’s injury-plagued roster is nearly mended, which is starting to translate into a succession of wins. Roy Hibbert had 14 points, 15 rebounds and five blocked shots to help the surging Pacers…

  • Pelicans hold off Nuggets 99-92 for 5th straight win

    DENVER (AP) — Tyreke Evans scored 22 points, Dante Cunningham drew a key charge late in the fourth quarter and the New Orleans Pelicans extended their winning streak to five games by holding off the…

  • Pelicans-Nuggets, Box

    NEW ORLEANS (99) Pondexter 3-8 0-0 8, Cunningham 7-12 0-0 14, Asik 3-5 3-5 9, Evans 7-14 8-11 22, Gordon 6-14 3-5 18, Cole 4-9 2-3 10, Ajinca 3-6 4-4 10, Babbitt 2-4 0-0 4,…

  • Pelicans-Nuggets, Box

    NEW ORLEANS (99) Pondexter 3-8 0-0 8, Cunningham 7-12 0-0 14, Asik 3-5 3-5 9, Evans 7-14 8-11 22, Gordon 6-14 3-5 18, Cole 4-9 2-3 10, Ajinca 3-6 4-4 10, Babbitt 2-4 0-0 4,…

  • Lillard, Aldridge leads Blazers past Kings for 3rd in a row

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Damian Lillard has a knack for playing well in the fourth quarter and demonstrated it again Sunday in helping the Portland Trail Blazers hold off the Sacramento Kings. Lillard scored nine…

  • With no Durant or Westbrook, OKC still tops Lakers 108-101

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — D.J. Augustin was still in Detroit when the Oklahoma City Thunder played 14 games without Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook earlier this season. With the Thunder’s superstar duo sidelined again, the…

  • Williams helps Charlotte hold off Orlando 98-83

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Mo Williams is going to have to do more than just score to get Charlotte to the playoffs this season. He also needs to distribute the ball like he did Sunday…

  • Curry scores 37, leads Warriors from 26 down to beat Celtics

    BOSTON (AP) — When you’re sitting on the NBA’s best record like the Golden State Warriors, you don’t have to stress over every single game. Because you usually win, anyway. Stephen Curry scored 37 points…