Cavaliers fire Blatt, hire Lue as new coach

Published : 8:49 am  January 23, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  | [post_view] reads   |  
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David Blatt was fired Friday as coach of the NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers and replaced by associate coach Tyronn Lue, the first coach axed with his team atop an NBA conference.

Bryant set for All-Star swansong, Green snubbed

Published : 3:24 pm  January 22, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  | [post_view] reads   |  
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Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant gained the 18th All-Star nod of his career on Thursday as the starters for the NBA mid-season showcase were announced.

Durant hot streak extended as Thunder roll past Nuggets

Published : 10:41 am  January 21, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  | [post_view] reads   |  
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Kevin Durant extended his remarkable scoring record on Tuesday with his 28th consecutive 20-point game as the Oklahoma City Thunder rolled past the Denver Nuggets 110-104.

LeBron among U.S. finalists for Rio basketball team

Published : 9:48 am  January 19, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  | [post_view] reads   |  
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LeBron James headlined a group of 30 finalists named by USA Basketball on Monday who will compete for a spot on the men’s team that will be looking to defend their gold medal at this year’s Rio Olympics.

Warriors dealt fourth defeat of season by Pistons

Published : 12:01 pm  January 17, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  | [post_view] reads   |  
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Detroit celebrated former Pistons great Ben Wallace on Saturday with a win over the NBA’s current best, handing the Golden State Warriors just their fourth defeat of the season.

Anthony moves into starting spot in tight All-Star vote

Published : 10:25 am  January 15, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  | [post_view] reads   |  
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New York forward Carmelo Anthony edged into a starting spot in Thursday’s latest voting update for the NBA All-Star Game while Kobe Bryant and Stephen Curry paced the overall balloting.

James to the rescue as Cavs edge Mavs

Published : 2:04 pm  January 14, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  | [post_view] reads   |  
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Lebron James scored 27 points as the Cleveland Cavaliers snatched a thrilling overtime victory from the Dallas Mavericks on Tuesday.

Nuggets hand Warriors third defeat of season

Published : 11:51 am  January 14, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  | [post_view] reads   |  
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Denver forward Danilo Gallinari scored 28 points and came up with a key late steal as the Nuggets handed the Golden State Warriors just their third defeat of the NBA season on Wednesday, 112-110 in Colorado.

Spurs equal best start in franchise history

Published : 1:13 pm  January 12, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  | [post_view] reads   |  
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Forward LaMarcus Aldridge tallied 25 points and 11 rebounds as San Antonio matched the best start in franchise history with a 106-79 rout of Brooklyn on Monday.

Nets fire head coach Hollins

Published : 5:21 pm  January 11, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  | [post_view] reads   |  
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Head coach Lionel Hollins paid the price for the Brooklyn Nets’ dismal start to the season on Sunday after being fired following the team’s latest defeat.

Nowitzki makes the difference for Mavs

Published : 4:32 pm  January 11, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  | [post_view] reads   |  
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Dallas forward Dirk Nowitzki, 37 years old and with more than 1,300 NBA games under his belt, is still the Mavericks’ go-to guy.

‘Vintage’ Horford helps Hawks halt Bulls

Published : 11:02 am  January 10, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  | [post_view] reads   |  
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Atlanta center Al Horford made sure the Hawks measured up on Saturday, scoring 33 points in a 120-105 victory that ended the Chicago Bulls’ winning streak at six games.

Spurs edge Knicks to maintain home win streak

Published : 10:37 am  January 10, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  | [post_view] reads   |  
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Kawhi Leonard scored 19 points and grabbed a team-high 12 rebounds as the San Antonio Spurs beat the New York Knicks 100-99 for their 22nd consecutive victory at home this season.

Bryant still leads All-Star voting

Published : 11:26 am  January 8, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  | [post_view] reads   |  
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The Los Angeles Lakers’ aging superstar Kobe Bryant continues to lead fan voting for the 2016 NBA All-Star game, the league said Thursday.

Irving dazzles late to help Cavs beat Wizards

Published : 12:55 pm  January 7, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  | [post_view] reads   |  
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Kyrie Irving put on a fourth-quarter show on Wednesday, picking up where LeBron James left off to help the Cleveland Cavaliers launch a six-game NBA road trip with a 121-115 victory over the Washington Wizards.

Butler betters a Jordan record in Bulls victory

Published : 12:41 pm  January 4, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  | [post_view] reads   |  
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Jimmy Butler broke Michael Jordan’s franchise record for the most points in a half with 40 as the Chicago Bulls rallied to beat the Toronto Raptors 115-113 on Sunday.

Heat cool off Mavs as Wade contributes off the bench

Published : 11:49 am  January 2, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  | [post_view] reads   |  
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Hassan Whiteside tallied 25 points and 19 rebounds and the Miami Heat got the job done without Dwyane Wade in the starting lineup with a 106-82 win over Dallas on Friday.

Thompson fires late surge as Warriors ground Rockets

Published : 10:28 am  January 1, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  | [post_view] reads   |  
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Klay Thompsonscored a game-high 38 points and keyed a decisive surge late in the fourth quarter as the Golden State Warriors rebounded from their worst loss on the season with a 114-110 victory over the Houston Rockets on Thursday night.

Millsap helps Hawks soar over fading Knicks

Published : 10:28 am  December 27, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  | [post_view] reads   |  
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Forward Paul Millsap scored 22 points to lead the Atlanta Hawks to a 117-98 victory over the fading New York Knicks at Philips Arena on Saturday.

Wade weighs in to lead Heat past Magic

Published : 10:12 am  December 27, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  | [post_view] reads   |  
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Dwyane Wade had 24 points, including 12 in the final five minutes, to lead the Miami Heat to a 108-101 victory over theOrlando Magic on Saturday.

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