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  • Portland’s Matthews ruptures Achilles, out for season

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Trail Blazers guard Wesley Matthews ruptured his left Achilles tendon in Portland’s game against Dallas on Thursday night and is out for the season. Matthews was running with the ball when…

  • NBA Team Statistics

    Includes games of Thursday, March 5, 2015 Team Offense G Pts Avg Golden State 59 6489 110.0 L.A. Clippers 62 6597 106.4 Phoenix 62 6550 105.6 Dallas 63 6598 104.7 Toronto 61 6380 104.6 Houston…

  • Blazers win fifth straight with 94-75 victory over Mavericks

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The mood was somber in the Trail Blazers’ locker room following their victory over the Dallas Mavericks. The win had come at a cost, with Wesley Matthews lost for the season…

  • Mavericks-Trail Blazers, Box

    DALLAS (75) Jefferson 4-6 0-0 9, Nowitzki 5-13 0-0 10, Chandler 1-4 2-2 4, Ellis 5-20 2-2 12, Rondo 5-13 0-0 10, Aminu 2-5 0-0 5, Harris 3-8 1-2 7, Barea 2-8 0-0 4, Stoudemire…

  • Mavericks-Trail Blazers, Box

    DALLAS (75) Jefferson 4-6 0-0 9, Nowitzki 5-13 0-0 10, Chandler 1-4 2-2 4, Ellis 5-20 2-2 12, Rondo 5-13 0-0 10, Aminu 2-5 0-0 5, Harris 3-8 1-2 7, Barea 2-8 0-0 4, Stoudemire…

  • E’Twaun Moore lifts Bulls past Westbrook, Thunder

    CHICAGO (AP) — E’Twaun Moore finished off Russell Westbrook and the Oklahoma City Thunder. Moore hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 2.1 seconds left and the Chicago Bulls rallied to beat the Thunder 108-105 on Thursday…

  • Announcer Craig Sager returns from leukemia to NBA sideline

    CHICAGO (AP) — Craig Sager returned to his familiar spot on the NBA sideline Thursday after being treated for leukemia. The sideline reporter worked the Chicago Bulls’ victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder for TNT,…

  • Thunder-Bulls, Box

    OKLAHOMA CITY (105) Singler 1-3 0-0 3, Ibaka 12-19 1-2 25, Kanter 2-6 2-2 6, Westbrook 14-32 12-15 43, Roberson 1-2 0-0 2, Waiters 3-10 0-0 6, Collison 1-1 0-0 2, Morrow 3-8 0-0 8,…

  • Thunder-Bulls, Box

    OKLAHOMA CITY (105) Singler 1-3 0-0 3, Ibaka 12-19 1-2 25, Kanter 2-6 2-2 6, Westbrook 14-32 12-15 43, Roberson 1-2 0-0 2, Waiters 3-10 0-0 6, Collison 1-1 0-0 2, Morrow 3-8 0-0 8,…

  • NBPA attorney: Union anticipates clash on age limit

    MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — An attorney for the union representing NBA players strongly indicated Thursday that the association will want players to again have the age limit for go pro lowered in the next…

  • Hawks honor Hall of Famer Wilkins by unveiling statue

    ATLANTA (AP) — Dominique Wilkins says his statue unveiled by the Atlanta Hawks means “we have history here now.” The granite sculpture, 13 ½ feet tall and more than 18,000 pounds, captures Wilkins soaring for…

  • Hawks sign Jarell Eddie to 10-day contract

    ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks have signed guard Jarell Eddie to a 10-day contract. Eddie, from Virginia Tech, averaged 11.9 points and 3.3 rebounds in 37 games this season with the Austin Spurs of…

  • Facebook exec, NBA team up to get men to ‘lean in’ for women

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg has enlisted NBA stars LeBron James, Stephen Curry and some of the basketball league’s other top players to convince more men to join the fight for women’s…

  • Batum rallies Trail Blazers past Clippers 98-93 in OT

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Portland Trail Blazers were able to overcome one of Damian Lillard’s worst shooting games with a huge performance from Nicolas Batum down the stretch. Batum hit a 3-pointer that forced…

  • NBA Team Statistics

    Includes games of Wednesday, March 4, 2015 Team Offense G Pts Avg Golden State 59 6489 110.0 L.A. Clippers 62 6597 106.4 Phoenix 62 6550 105.6 Dallas 62 6523 105.2 Toronto 61 6380 104.6 Houston…