Never has a Celtics-Lakers game between a pair of top-10 teams felt less like a rivalry.
Author: Yahoo Sports
Posted: January 21, 2020, 9:20 am
Zion Williamson is set to make his NBA debut, which will bring plenty of excitement to New Orleans. It will also bring some challenges to coach Alvin Gentry. ''It's always an excitement for me,'' Brown said.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: January 21, 2020, 8:26 am
After setting a Portland record with 61 points, Damian Lillard knew exactly who held the old mark. Lillard topped his own franchise scoring high Monday night in the Trail Blazers' 129-124 overtime victory against the Golden State Warriors. ''I guess if somebody's going to beat my record
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: January 21, 2020, 7:46 am
Damian Lillard went nuclear on the Warriors, Ben Simmons, Russell Westbrook and Trae Young all went off and Zion Williamson will start on Wednesday. (AP)
Author: Rotoworld
Posted: January 21, 2020, 7:13 am
Here what Damian Lillard has to say after scoring his career-high 61 points.
Author: NBA.com
Posted: January 21, 2020, 7:01 am
Damian Lillard explodes scoring his career-high notching 61 points with 11 triples, nine rebounds and a steal to lead Portland over Golden State in overtime, 129-124.
Author: NBA.com
Posted: January 21, 2020, 6:45 am
When the Utah Jazz find a rhythm around the basket, few teams can do anything to stop them from dominating on both ends of the court. The Jazz crashed the boards, didn't trail at all and were never seriously threatened. The Jazz also limited Indiana to seven free throw attempts, and the Pacers
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: January 21, 2020, 6:41 am
So, as Curry watched helplessly from the Warriors bench, at least he can reslish in the fact that was able to get a front row seat to watch Lillard's greatness.
Author: NBC Sports Northwest
Posted: January 21, 2020, 6:35 am
Check out The Fast Break, recapping the very best from the NBA on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Author: NBA.com
Posted: January 21, 2020, 6:19 am
The Warriors put up a valiant fight, but Damian Lillard scored a career-high 61 to lead the Blazers to an OT win.
Author: NBC Sports BayArea
Posted: January 21, 2020, 6:14 am
On this edition of the Bulls Outsiders podcast, Matt Peck, John Sabine, and David Watson discuss the Bulls loss to the Bucks, pick their lineups for the 2020 All-Star game, and discuss acceptable basketball tattoos.
Author: NBC Sports Chicago
Posted: January 21, 2020, 6:08 am
Get ready to count down the top 10 plays from Martin Luther King Jr. day.
Author: NBA.com
Posted: January 21, 2020, 6:02 am
The Boston Celtics have rarely, if ever, been fully healthy during the 2019-20 NBA season. But on Monday night, they have most of their talent available. And as Chris Forsberg writes, that gave the team a glimpse of what's possible for them.
Author: NBC Sports Boston
Posted: January 21, 2020, 6:02 am
Bryn Forbes lived a shooter's dream during the first half on Monday night, making seven 3-pointers as the San Antonio Spurs built a big early lead. Forbes' eighth 3-pointer with 2:33 remaining put the Spurs up 114-113, providing a pivotal morale boost right after they had lost the lead for the
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: January 21, 2020, 6:01 am
Damian Lillard explodes scoring his career-high notching 61 points with 11 triples, nine rebounds and a steal versus Golden State on Martin Luther King Jr. day.
Author: NBA.com
Posted: January 21, 2020, 5:57 am
Derrick White scores 25 points and seven dimes as the Spurs beat the Suns 120-118.
Author: NBA.com
Posted: January 21, 2020, 5:42 am
Kemba Walker scored 20 points to end a career-long personal losing streak against LeBron James, and Jayson Tatum scored 27 to lead the Boston Celtics past the Los Angeles Lakers 139-107 on Monday night and send the top team in the Western Conference to its biggest loss of the season.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: January 21, 2020, 5:33 am
Enes Kanter helped hand the Lakers an "old-fashioned butt-whooping" with his hustle and tenacity on the offensive boards.
Author: NBC Sports Boston
Posted: January 21, 2020, 5:33 am
Hit hard recently by injuries, the Denver Nuggets have managed to remain on track in the top-heavy Western Conference race. Michael Porter Jr. has been one of the main reasons. Porter posted his second double-double in three games with 20 points and 14 rebounds, helping the short-handed Nuggets overtake
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: January 21, 2020, 5:07 am
Lakers star LeBron James took in his son's high school game in Springfield, Massachusetts, on Monday afternoon before returning to Boston to face the Celtics. “It's truly a blessing, and I didn't mind going down to Springfield to check the game out,” James said after the Celtics beat the
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: January 21, 2020, 5:07 am
Jayson Tatum scores 27 points and grabs 5 boards as the Celtics demolish the Lakers 139-107.
Author: NBA.com
Posted: January 21, 2020, 5:06 am
Author: NBA.com
Posted: January 21, 2020, 5:01 am
Donovan Mitchell scores 25 as the Jazz get the win over the Pacers, 118-88.
Author: NBA.com
Posted: January 21, 2020, 4:56 am
Kemba Walker finally beat LeBron James, and he did it by helping the Boston Celtics send the Los Angeles Lakers to their biggest loss of the season. Walker ended a career-long losing streak against James, scoring 20 points to beat him for the first time in 29 tries and lead the Celtics past the rival
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: January 21, 2020, 4:47 am
Zero-time NBA champion Charles Barkley needs to put some respect on Steph and Klay.
Author: NBC Sports BayArea
Posted: January 21, 2020, 4:46 am
Brett Brown praised Al Horford for some "adult f---ing plays" Monday in the Sixers' ceremonial bell ringing ceremony after a road win over the Nets. By Noah Levick
Author: NBC Sports Philadelphia
Posted: January 21, 2020, 4:46 am
Jaylen Brown dunked all over LeBron James on Monday, but the ever-confident Lakers star isn't making a big deal of it.
Author: NBC Sports Boston
Posted: January 21, 2020, 4:46 am
Going into Monday night's Celtics-Lakers game, Kemba Walker was 0-28 in his career against LeBron James-led teams. Walker has now earned his first victory over James and his teammates were happy for him.
Author: NBC Sports Boston
Posted: January 21, 2020, 4:38 am
Jaylen Brown followed in Jayson Tatum's footsteps by posterizing LeBron James on Monday night, but whose dunk was better?
Author: NBC Sports Boston
Posted: January 21, 2020, 4:24 am
Michael Porter jr. scores 20 points as the Timberwolves get the win over the Timberwolves, 107-100.
Author: NBA.com
Posted: January 21, 2020, 4:14 am
Grant Williams received a technical foul for smiling and giving a thumbs up to Los Angeles Lakers big man DeMarcus Cousins, which was rather odd.
Author: NBC Sports Boston
Posted: January 21, 2020, 4:01 am
That is what we call Lillard Time...
Author: NBC Sports Northwest
Posted: January 21, 2020, 3:45 am
The Milwaukee Bucks committed 23 turnovers - and won anyway. Giannis Antetokounmpo and Co. finished strong on Monday. Antetokounmpo had a triple-double and scored his 10,000th career point, and the Bucks beat the Chicago Bulls 111-98 to sweep the four-game season series.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: January 21, 2020, 3:28 am
For a moment on Monday night, it looked like the Celtics-Lakers game was going to be the NBA equivalent of the Conor McGregor-Cowboy Cerrone fight, writes A. Sherrod Blakely. Instead, the Celtics flipped the script on that narrative.
Author: NBC Sports Boston
Posted: January 21, 2020, 3:25 am
The Lakers would have Kyle Kuzma at the heart of a package; the 76ers would offer Zhaire Smith and others.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: January 21, 2020, 3:01 am
For now, the Warriors are just hoping to get Looney back on the floor sooner rather than later.
Author: NBC Sports BayArea
Posted: January 21, 2020, 2:58 am
Danilo Gallinari scores 25 points as the Thunder get the win over the Rockets, 112-107.
Author: NBA.com
Posted: January 21, 2020, 2:56 am
Kendrick Nunn scores 25 points as the Heat get the win in overtime against the Kings, 118-113.
Author: NBA.com
Posted: January 21, 2020, 2:50 am
Giannis Antetokounmpo scores 28 points to go along with 10 assists and 14 rebounds as the Bucks get the win over the Bulls, 111-98.
Author: NBA.com
Posted: January 21, 2020, 2:50 am
Author: NBA.com
Posted: January 21, 2020, 2:50 am
Chris Paul scored 28 points and Danilo Gallinari added 25 as the Thunder rallied from a 15-point fourth-quarter deficit.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: January 21, 2020, 2:44 am
After seven games off, a well-rested Jrue Holiday matched his best scoring night of the season and helped New Orleans snap the league’s longest winning streak. Holiday scored 36 points in his return from a left elbow injury as the Pelicans set a franchise record with 21 3-pointers, beating Memphis 126
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: January 21, 2020, 2:28 am
Too often, Lauri Markkanen hasn't looked the multi-faceted offensive weapon he appeared to be in his first two seasons. Is the Bulls' system failing him or can Markkanen do more? The answer isn't a simple one.
Author: NBC Sports Chicago
Posted: January 21, 2020, 2:25 am
The Kings' loss in Miami was another tough pill to swallow.
Author: NBC Sports BayArea
Posted: January 21, 2020, 2:22 am
Jaylen Brown did his best Jayson Tatum impression Monday by dunking all over LeBron James.
Author: NBC Sports Boston
Posted: January 21, 2020, 2:21 am
After scoring 27 points in the first half against his former team, Chris Paul was on the bench during a big Oklahoma City run in the fourth quarter when a Thunder fan began yelling at coach Billy Donovan to put the veteran guard back in the game. Paul scored 28 points and Danilo Gallinari added 25 as
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: January 21, 2020, 2:17 am
The New York Knicks came out on top in a matchup between teams at the bottom of the standings Monday night. Marcus Morris Sr. and Julius Randle each scored 19 points and New York used a strong second half to beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 106-86. Both teams are 12-32 and lead only Atlanta in the Eastern
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: January 21, 2020, 2:16 am
While James Harden and Russell Westbrook put up big numbers nightly, the rest of the Houston team watches its two superstars dominate the ball, which won't work come the NBA postseason.
Posted: January 21, 2020, 12:44 am
Kemba Walker scored 20 points to end a career-long personal losing streak against LeBron James, and Jayson Tatum scored 27 to lead the Boston Celtics past the Los Angeles Lakers 139-107 on Monday night and send the top team in the Western Conference to its biggest loss of the season.
Author: Associated Press
Posted: January 21, 2020, 5:33 am
The Lakers would have Kyle Kuzma at the heart of a package; the 76ers would offer Zhaire Smith and others.
Author: Kurt Helin
Posted: January 21, 2020, 3:01 am
Chris Paul scored 28 points and Danilo Gallinari added 25 as the Thunder rallied from a 15-point fourth-quarter deficit.
Author: Associated Press
Posted: January 21, 2020, 2:44 am
That's tough to evaluate from afar.
Author: Dan Feldman
Posted: January 21, 2020, 12:00 am
For someone who neither played for the Celtics nor in a playoff series against them, Davis has generated plenty of animosity in Boston.
Author: Dan Feldman
Posted: January 20, 2020, 10:00 pm
It's easy to see where this is headed. Parsons is positioning himself for a lawsuit, laying the seeds for both lost earnings and emotional distress.
Author: Dan Feldman
Posted: January 20, 2020, 8:00 pm
I don't think Irving was equating himself with King.
Author: Dan Feldman
Posted: January 20, 2020, 6:00 pm
New York is desperate. So, a Drummond trade seemed at least plausible.
Author: Dan Feldman
Posted: January 20, 2020, 4:16 pm
Knee soreness, followed by an illness, has had Kristaps Porzingis in street clothes for 10 games, dating back to before the first of the year. Sunday he went through practice and expects to play Tuesday when the Mavericks host the Clippers, Porzingis told the media Sunday. Porzingis talked after today’s practice, hopes to play Tuesday
Author: Kurt Helin
Posted: January 20, 2020, 2:00 pm
Domantas Sabonis had 22 points, 15 rebounds and 10 assists.
Author: Associated Press
Posted: January 20, 2020, 1:00 pm
Bazemore and coach Luke Walton go way back.
Author: Kurt Helin
Posted: January 20, 2020, 4:00 am
Kyrie Irving said "it's not like I'm an a—hole yelling at everybody in the freaking locker room all the time." So, how is he in the locker room?
Author: Dan Feldman
Posted: January 20, 2020, 2:00 am
Stephen Curry has been busy since breaking his hand in the Warriors' fourth game.
Author: Dan Feldman
Posted: January 20, 2020, 12:00 am
Klay Thompson will forever be No. 1 at Washington State.
Author: Kurt Helin
Posted: January 19, 2020, 10:00 pm
Luka Doncic, in just his second season and at age 20, is an MVP candidate who is showing himself to be an elite, franchise-changing player. Which lead fans in Phoenix and Sacramento to ask, “How did we pass on this guy in the draft?” He was the MVP of the second-best league on the planet
Author: Kurt Helin
Posted: January 19, 2020, 8:00 pm
Royce O'Neale is a name casual NBA fans may not recognize. However, GMs around the league recognize him is the kind of role player teams need to win. O’Neale is asked to guard the opposing team’s best wing player nightly, while on the other end of the court he’s shooting 44.3 percent from three. He’s
Author: Kurt Helin
Posted: January 19, 2020, 5:45 pm
Devin Booker had 39 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists and the Phoenix Suns overcame a franchise-record 11 3-pointers by Boston's Marcus Smart and beat the Celtics 123-119 on Saturday night.
Author: Associated Press
Posted: January 19, 2020, 5:00 pm
Lakers fans are everywhere.
Author: Kurt Helin
Posted: January 19, 2020, 2:58 pm
“Stephen Curry, the most overpaid sideline reporter in the NBA.” That’s how Curry was introduced on the Warriors broadcast Saturday night as he took over some sideline reporting duties while still out after fracturing his hand four games into the season. What else has he got to do? Above you can see the best of
Author: Kurt Helin
Posted: January 19, 2020, 1:00 pm
LeBron James had 31 points and 12 assists and the Los Angeles Lakers rode a big third quarter to a a 124-115 win over the Houston Rockets on Saturday night.
Author: Associated Press
Posted: January 19, 2020, 7:19 am

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