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Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker (1) drives around Golden State Warriors forward Marquese Chriss (32) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York)

Devin Booker scores 27 points, Suns top Warriors 112-106

Feb. 13, 2020 1:02 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Suns guard Devin Booker was serenaded with chants of “All-Star! All-Star!” in the final seconds Wednesday night as he hit two free throws that sealed his team's 112-106 win over the Golden State Warriors. Despite the crowd's insistence, Booker isn't an All-Star just yet. That...

The Los Angeles Lakers honor the late Kobe Bryant by laying out t-shirts for fans prior to an NBA game against the Portland Trail Blazers at Staples Center Friday, Jan. 31, 2020, in Los Angeles. Bryant, the 18-time NBA All-Star who won five championships and became one of the greatest basketball players of his generation during a 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers, died in a helicopter crash Sunday. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)

All-Star Weekend nears, and Kobe will be at the forefront

Feb. 11, 2020 3:21 AM EST

Kobe Bryant will be announced Friday at All-Star Weekend in Chicago as one of the finalists for this year’s Basketball Hall of Fame induction class, which isn’t a secret and never was. Bryant always was a lock to be a first-ballot pick. Fellow first-time nominees Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett will...

Miami Heat guard Duncan Robinson (55) shoots against Golden State Warriors forward Marquese Chriss (32) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in San Francisco, Monday, Feb. 10, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Butler returns to lead Heat past Warriors, 113-101

Feb. 11, 2020 2:04 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Once Jimmy Butler came back, Miami's longest losing streak of the season was gone. Butler had 21 points and 10 rebounds in his return to the lineup and the Heat won in Andre Iguodala’s first game back in the Bay Area, thumping the Golden State Warriors 113-101 on Monday night....

Elleby scores 34, Washington St. beats Washington 79-67

Feb. 9, 2020 9:40 PM EST

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Every time he put the ball up it seemed like it was going in. CJ Elleby scored a career-high 34 points and had his fourth double-double of the season to lead Washington State to a 79-67 victory over in-state rival Washington on Sunday. After scoring just seven points on 2-of-12...

Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (23) dribbles against the Golden State Warriors in the first half of an NBA basketball game in San Francisco Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020. (AP Photo/John Hefti)

LeBron James scores 22 points, Lakers beat Warriors 125-120

Feb. 9, 2020 12:20 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Steve Kerr's instructions for Andrew Wiggins before his first game with Golden State were simple and basic: Sprint the floor. No requirements or rules about shots. Just some good old hustle. “I told him, ‘No matter what happens we need you to sprint the floor, both...

New Minnesota Timberwolves NBA basketball player D'Angelo Russell, center, holds his new jersey between President of Basketball Operations Gersson Rosas, left, and head coach Ryan Saunders during his introduction to the media, Friday, Feb. 7, 2020, in Minneapolis, following a trade that sent Timberwolves' Andrew Wiggins to the Golden State Warriors. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

Warriors GM Myers makes tough call to trade away roster

Feb. 7, 2020 8:17 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In Brooklyn a couple of days back, Bob Myers realized something he has rarely seen as Golden State's general manager or even dating to his days as a busy sports agent: Nobody wanted to be traded from the NBA's worst team. “That's unprecedented,” Myers said Friday after...

Minnesota Timberwolves guard Andrew Wiggins, left, drives to the basket again Los Angeles Clippers forward Kawhi Leonard (2) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)

Wolves send Wiggins to Warriors for Russell in scorer swap

Feb. 6, 2020 8:51 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves have taken on yet another new look, with D'Angelo Russell on his way to join pal Karl-Anthony Towns and Andrew Wiggins heading west to the Golden State Warriors. In a swap of high scorers consummated just a few hours before the NBA deadline on Thursday, the...

Golden State Warriors guard D'Angelo Russell (0) drives next to Brooklyn Nets guard Caris LeVert (22) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Hectic end to the NBA's trade window, but some teams sat out

Feb. 6, 2020 8:46 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Most of the top NBA playoff contenders stayed out of the down-to-the-wire frenzy at the trade deadline. Miami and the Los Angeles Clippers beefed up instead. And a slew of other teams — including the Golden State Warriors — made moves with short-term finances and long-term...

Golden State Warriors' D'Angelo Russell (0) passes as Cleveland Cavaliers' Darius Garland (10) watches in the second half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020, in Cleveland.  (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Eyes on Russell, Iguodala, more as NBA trade deadline nears

Feb. 4, 2020 2:34 AM EST

It is the time of year when every injury report causes eyebrows to raise. D'Angelo Russell, not in Golden State’s lineup at Washington on Monday? Hmmm. Tristan Thompson, scratched by the Cleveland Cavaliers for their game against New York the same night? Interesting. That’s because it’s the...

Washington Wizards forward Rui Hachimura (8), of Japan, goes for the ball during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Golden State Warriors, Monday, Feb. 3, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Alec Burks' 30 points leads Warriors over Wizards 125-117

Feb. 3, 2020 11:11 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Draymond Green thinks the Golden State Warriors are making progress during their challenging season. Green had 12 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists, helping Golden State beat Bradley Beal and the Washington Wizards 125-117 on Monday night. It was the second straight win for the...