A day after missing practice due to illness, LeBron James scored 26 points to lead Cleveland over Utah 106-92 Wednesday, giving the Cavaliers their fourth consecutive NBA victory.
The San Antonio Spurs and Oklahoma City Thunder, trying to reassert themselves in the NBA’s powerful Western Conference, gained needed victories on Tuesday.
Tyreke Evans outduelled three defenders to sink the game-winning layup with one second left as the New Orleans Pelicans rallied in the fourth quarter to beat the Toronto Raptors 95-93.
The Washington Wizards ended nearly a decade of frustration on Tuesday with a 101-93 NBA triumph over San Antonio, their first win over the Spurs since 2005.
The Phoenix Suns spoiled LeBron James’ return to NBA action on Tuesday, holding off “King” James and the Cleveland Cavaliers 107-100.
Chris Paul tallied 17 points and 15 assists to lead the Los Angeles Clippers to their ninth straight win with a 103-96 victory over the struggling Indiana Pacers Wednesday.
LeBron James matched a Cleveland record in style on Tuesday as his late three-pointer helped the Cavaliers post a 105-101 victory over NBA Eastern Conference leaders Toronto.
Kobe Bryant, closing in on Michael Jordan for third on the NBA’s all-time scoring list, scored 32 points on Tuesday to help the Los Angeles Lakers to a 98-95 victory over Sacramento.
LeBron James scored 29 points and added 11 assists while playing only three quarters Monday as the Cleveland Cavaliers snapped a four-game losing streak by routing Orlando 106-74.
The return of the prodigal son to Cleveland is undergoing growing pains as LeBron James and the Cavaliers struggle to fulfill lofty National Basketball Association expectations.
NBA commissioner Adam Silver called Thursday for changes to US laws that ban gambling on sports events in most states, saying American attitudes have changed regarding such betting.
Courtney Lee’s controversial basket at the final buzzer Thursday gave the Memphis Grizzlies a 111-110 victory over Sacramento and the NBA’s best record with an eighth win in nine games.
LeBron James finished with a triple double in his second game at home since returning to Cleveland as the Cavaliers defeated the New Orleans Pelicans 118-111 on Monday.
LeBron James bounced back from a sub-par performance in his Cleveland homecoming the night before to score 36 points as the Cavaliers defeated Chicago 114-108 in overtime on Friday.
LeBron James struggled as the New York Knicks spoiled his Cleveland homecoming, and the Los Angeles Clippers sneaked by Oklahoma City to begin their post-Donald Sterling era on Thursday night.
The Chicago Bulls welcomed former NBA Most Valuable Player Derrick Rose back from injury Wednesday with a convincing 104-80 win over the New York Knicks.
Injury woes mounted for the Los Angeles Lakers as rookie forward Julius Randle broke his leg in his first National Basketball Association game Tuesday night.
The San Antonio Spurs picked up right where they left off, collecting their championship rings before beginning their title defence Tuesday with a 101-100 victory over the Dallas Mavericks.
As the San Antonio Spurs face the possible end of an era, they attempt to repeat as NBA champions after a turbulent off-season topped by LeBron James returning to Cleveland.
After an emotional NBA return to the Cleveland Cavaliers following four seasons in Miami, LeBron James will try to end his home region’s half-century major sport title drought.