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  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Wizards-Bulls, Box

    WASHINGTON (92) Pierce 6-10 0-0 16, Nene 0-4 0-0 0, Gortat 6-9 0-0 12, Wall 8-20 4-7 21, Beal 6-18 1-1 13, Temple 0-0 0-0 0, Gooden 1-3 0-0 2, Porter 3-5 3-4 11, Sessions…

  • Wizards-Bulls, Box

    WASHINGTON (92) Pierce 6-10 0-0 16, Nene 0-4 0-0 0, Gortat 6-9 0-0 12, Wall 8-20 4-7 21, Beal 6-18 1-1 13, Temple 0-0 0-0 0, Gooden 1-3 0-0 2, Porter 3-5 3-4 11, Sessions…

  • Jefferson, Williams lead Hornets past Lakers 104-103

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Al Jefferson was thrilled when the Charlotte Hornets traded for Mo Williams — and not only because they’re best friends. Jefferson said Williams’ outside shooting and passing ability has helped make…

  • Hayward, Cousins 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…

  • Jazz-Grizzlies, Box

    UTAH (93) Hayward 9-19 3-4 21, Favors 8-14 5-6 21, Gobert 6-10 3-4 15, Exum 1-5 0-0 3, Ingles 3-5 0-0 8, Burke 2-11 0-0 4, Millsap 0-3 0-0 0, Booker 2-5 0-0 4, Hood…

  • Jazz-Grizzlies, Box

    UTAH (93) Hayward 9-19 3-4 21, Favors 8-14 5-6 21, Gobert 6-10 3-4 15, Exum 1-5 0-0 3, Ingles 3-5 0-0 8, Burke 2-11 0-0 4, Millsap 0-3 0-0 0, Booker 2-5 0-0 4, Hood…

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

    ATLANTA (AP) — Jeff Teague scored 25 points, Al Horford added 18 and the NBA-leading Atlanta Hawks rallied from an 18-point deficit to win their fifth straight game, 104-96 over the Houston Rockets on Tuesday…