Dallas Mavericks star Dirk Nowitzki passed Shaquille O’Neal for sixth place on the NBA all-time scoring list Wednesday, scoring 22 points to help defeat host Brooklyn 119-118 in overtime.
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry raised the tension levels for his Christmas showdown with Cleveland’s LeBron James, saying he considers himself the world’s best basketball player.
NBA superstar Kobe Bryant, sidelined by a sore shoulder, could only watch on Saturday as Kevin Durant and the Thunder humbled his Los Angeles Lakers 118-78 in Oklahoma City.
Mike D’Antoni, who has spent 12 seasons as an NBA head coach, was hired Friday by the league-doormat Philadelphia 76ers as an associate head coach.
The Golden State Warriors bounced back with a vengeance from their first defeat of the NBA season, routing the Phoenix Suns 128-103 on Wednesday.
The Golden State Warriorssuffered their first defeat of the season with a shocking 108-95 loss to the last-place Milwaukee Bucks, halting their season-opening win streak at 24 games.
Kevin Durant posted a triple double as the Oklahoma City Thunder won their eighth game in the last 10 with a 107-94 victory over the Atlanta Hawks Thursday.
Oklahoma City coach Billy Donovan was looking beyond the box score after the Thunder overpowered the Memphis Grizzlies 125-88 on Tuesday at FedExForum.
Klay Thompson scored 39 points as the Golden State Warriors withstood a furious late rally to defeat the Indiana Pacers 131-123 on Tuesday and stretch their record season-starting, winning streak to 23 games.
Kobe Bryant, who is retiring after 20 years with the Los Angeles Lakers at the end of the NBA season, would be very happy to give an encore performance at the 2016 Rio Olympics.
Guard Dwyane Wade scored 28 points, including two game-winning free throws with 1.5 seconds left to lead the Miami Heat to a 97-95 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder.
The Philadelphia 76ers historic losing streak finally came to an end on Tuesday as Kobe Bryant suffered more defeat with the Los Angeles Lakers in his first road match since announcing plans to retire.
Kobe Bryant says he still loves competition, but admits that his body can no longer handle the rigors of professional basketball as he announced Sunday that this will be his final NBA season.
The reigning NBA champion Golden State Warriors are rolling like a well-oiled machine, extending their record setting start with a 135-116 rout of the host Phoenix Suns on Friday night.
Gerald Green scored a season-high 25 points in Miami’s 97-78 win over New York on Friday, but his defensive effort against Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony might have been the most impressive part of his performance.
James Harden drained a season-high 50 points as the Houston Rockets held on to beat hapless Philadelphia 116-114, handing the 76ers their record 27th straight loss.
The Philadelphia 76ers equalled the record for the worst losing streak in NBA history on Wednesday, suffering a last-gasp defeat against Boston to chalk up their 26th consecutive loss.
The Golden State Warriors defeated the host Denver Nuggets 118-105 on Sunday to equal the best start to a season in NBA history with their 15th win of 2015.
Dirk Nowitzki scored 21 points as the Dallas Mavericks sent the Philadelphia 76ers spinning to their 11th straight defeat since the new NBA season began, the worst record of any team in the league.
Sacramento Kings forwardDeMarcus Cousins was suspended one game without pay Thursday by the NBA for elbowingAtlanta Hawks forward Al Horford in the jaw during a game.