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  • Hawks resting starters against Hornets

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks are sitting all five starters against the Charlotte Hornets one night after clinching the top seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs. Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer says DeMarre Carroll,…

  • Pacers’ George still hoping to play this season

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Paul George is still hopeful he can make a return to the Indiana Pacers lineup this season. The two-time all-star forward said he feels like he has passed all of the tests…

  • Timberwolves-Rockets, Box

    MINNESOTA (110) Wiggins 9-17 12-15 31, Payne 6-11 2-2 14, Dieng 7-11 4-4 18, Brown 3-11 0-0 6, LaVine 2-8 5-5 11, Budinger 7-10 6-6 23, Kilpatrick 2-5 0-0 4, Hamilton 1-3 1-2 3. Totals…

  • Timberwolves-Rockets, Box

    MINNESOTA (110) Wiggins 9-17 12-15 31, Payne 6-11 2-2 14, Dieng 7-11 4-4 18, Brown 3-11 0-0 6, LaVine 2-8 5-5 11, Budinger 7-10 6-6 23, Kilpatrick 2-5 0-0 4, Hamilton 1-3 1-2 3. Totals…

  • Aldridge leads Trail Blazers to 87-81 win over Suns

    PHOENIX (AP) — LaMarcus Aldridge scored 27 points and the Portland Trail Blazers overcame one of their worst shooting performances of the season, rallying from an eight-point deficit in the fourth quarter for an 87-81…

  • Durant to have another surgery, miss rest of season

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — NBA MVP Kevin Durant will miss the rest of the season and have bone graft surgery next week to treat a fractured bone in his right foot. The Oklahoma City Thunder…

  • Hawks beat Heat 99-86, clinch top seed in Eastern Conference

    ATLANTA (AP) — After clinching the top seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs for only the second time in their Atlanta franchise history, the Hawks were left to contemplate the remainder of the regular season.…

  • Warriors-Grizzlies, Box

    GOLDEN STATE (107) Barnes 1-2 0-0 3, D.Green 5-9 0-1 10, Bogut 1-2 0-0 2, Curry 12-22 6-6 38, Thompson 10-17 2-2 28, D.Lee 2-3 2-3 6, Iguodala 1-11 0-0 3, Barbosa 2-5 0-0 4,…

  • Warriors-Grizzlies, Box

    GOLDEN STATE (107) Barnes 1-2 0-0 3, D.Green 5-9 0-1 10, Bogut 1-2 0-0 2, Curry 12-22 6-6 38, Thompson 10-17 2-2 28, D.Lee 2-3 2-3 6, Iguodala 1-11 0-0 3, Barbosa 2-5 0-0 4,…

  • Kings-Pelicans, Box

    SACRAMENTO (88) Casspi 4-8 0-0 10, Gay 7-18 3-4 18, Cousins 16-28 7-12 39, McCallum 1-4 0-0 2, McLemore 2-9 1-2 7, Thompson 0-0 0-0 0, Williams 1-4 0-0 3, Stauskas 2-4 0-0 5, Miller…

  • Kings-Pelicans, Box

    SACRAMENTO (88) Casspi 4-8 0-0 10, Gay 7-18 3-4 18, Cousins 16-28 7-12 39, McCallum 1-4 0-0 2, McLemore 2-9 1-2 7, Thompson 0-0 0-0 0, Williams 1-4 0-0 3, Stauskas 2-4 0-0 5, Miller…

  • Raptors beat Lakers, clinch second straight division title

    TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Raptors clinched their second straight Atlantic Division title, beating the Los Angeles Lakers 94-83 on Friday night behind 18 points from Lou Williams and 19 from Jonas Valanciunas. James Johnson…

  • Evans helps desperate Pelicans end skid vs. Kings, 102-88

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Tryeke Evans had 25 points and 10 assists, and the New Orleans Pelicans snapped a four-game losing streak with a 102-88 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Friday night. Anthony Davis…

  • Nets snap Cavaliers’ 4-game win streak with 106-98 victory

    NEW YORK (AP) — Joe Johnson and Brook Lopez each scored 20 points, and the Brooklyn Nets snapped the Cleveland Cavaliers’ four-game winning streak with a 106-98 victory on Friday night. Bojan Bogdanovic added 18…

  • Hot Rod Hundley, former NBA player and Jazz announcer, dies

    PHOENIX (AP) — Hot Rod Hundley, the former NBA player who broadcast Jazz games in New Orleans and Utah for 35 years, died Friday. He was 80. The Jazz said Hundley died at his home…