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James Harden scores Houston Rockets-record 36 before halftime

HOUSTON -- Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni worried Monday that James Harden was "dog tired" and would have to carry an even heavier burden with the news that a thumb injury would sideline center Clint Capela for four to...

Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr calls Dallas Mavericks rookie Luka Doncic an All-Star

DALLAS -- The Golden State Warriors believe that Dallas Mavericks rookie Luka Doncic is not only an All-Star-caliber player but also a superstar in the making. Even on a night when Stephen Curry scored 48 points and hit...

LeBron James watches Cavaliers snap losing streak against Lakers

LOS ANGELES -- LeBron James' second stint in Cleveland -- the four NBA Finals appearances, the first championship in franchise history that snapped a 52-year title-less drought for the city -- was an unabashed success.But it came at...

Kyrie Irving on latest Boston Celtics loss

A season of inconsistency for the Boston Celtics took another downward turn with Saturday night's 105-103 loss to the Magic in Orlando, Florida.Asked what's keeping Boston from being the team that so many expected entering the season, star...

Oklahoma City Thunder get a lift from the bench against San Antonio Spurs

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Dennis Schroder was mad at himself.After a scoreless first half against the San Antonio Spurs on Saturday, looking out of sorts and showing signs of frustration, he was trying to find some spark, something to...

Dallas Mavericks guard J.J. Barea has torn Achilles tendon

Dallas Mavericks sixth man J.J. Barea suffered a torn right Achilles tendon during Friday's 119-115 road victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves, the team announced Saturday.The Mavs said Barea is weighing his options for surgery.Barea, 34, a longtime Dallas...

Should the Lakers make a big trade with LeBron out?

How solid are the Los Angeles Lakers' playoff chances with LeBron James out? Should the team make a significant move?Our NBA experts answer the big questions with the Lakers on the playoff bubble and James out.1. Which is...

Everything you need to know about the incredible Thunder-Spurs game

The San Antonio Spurs outlasted the Oklahoma City Thunder 154-147 in double overtime in what may end up being the game of the season in the NBA. The Spurs didn't miss a 3-pointer for nearly the entire game,...

LaMarcus Aldridge scores 56 as San Antonio Spurs set 3-point records

SAN ANTONIO -- LaMarcus Aldridge saw the double-team, spun baseline and fired a jumper that found the bottom of the net, and he immediately knew:"This is one of those nights," he said.Aldridge scored a career-high 56 points to...

LeBron James to miss another three games with groin injury

LeBron James will miss at least another week with a strained left groin, the Los Angeles Lakers announced Thursday.James, who suffered the injury Christmas Day in the Lakers' victory over the Golden State Warriors, has been sidelined for...

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