Latest NBA Atlantic Division News

Mavs' Doncic, Hardaway team up in 121-100 win over Knicks

Dec. 03, 2022 16:08 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Luka Doncic had a game-high 30 points, Tim Hardaway Jr. chipped in 28 points against his former team, and the Dallas Mavericks beat the New York Knicks 121-100 on Saturday. Spencer Dinwiddie scored 17 points for Dallas, which outscored New York 69-41 in the second...

Morant, Jackson lead Grizzlies past 76ers, 117-109

Dec. 03, 2022 00:07 AM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Ja Morant had 28 points and eight rebounds, Jaren Jackson Jr. added 22 points and four blocks — one in the closing minute — and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Philadelphia 76ers 117-109 on Friday night. Dillon Brooks finished with 17 points to help Memphis...

Bucks' Khris Middleton shows no signs of rust in his return

Dec. 03, 2022 00:06 AM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Bucks forward Khris Middleton initially said that making his 2022-23 debut in his return from offseason wrist surgery felt great. Then he quickly corrected himself. “I should actually say good,” Middleton said Friday night after the...

Adebayo, Herro lead Heat over Celtics after Brown forces OT

Dec. 02, 2022 23:51 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Bam Adebayo scored 28 points, Tyler Herro had 26 and the Miami Heat completed a split of two games in Boston, beating the Celtics 120-116 on Friday night after Jaylen Brown banked in a long 3-pointer to force overtime. Heat leading scorer Jimmy Butler returned to the...

Nets build huge lead, beat Raptors 114-105 for 4th straight

Dec. 02, 2022 23:38 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Kyrie Irving scored 27 points and the Brooklyn Nets built a huge lead before beating the Toronto Raptors 114-105 on Friday night. Kevin Durant had 17 points and Nic Claxton chipped in 15 for the Nets, who have won four consecutive games and seven of 10. ...

Butler returns to lineup for Heat against Celtics

Dec. 02, 2022 20:09 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Miami leading scorer Jimmy Butler returned to the starting lineup Friday night for the Heat's rematch against the Boston Celtics. The 33-year-old Butler was sidelined with a sore right knee for the previous seven games, including a 134-121 loss to the Celtics on...

Hayes leads Pistons to overtime victory over Mavericks

Dec. 01, 2022 23:07 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Killian Hayes scored eight of 22 points in overtime as the Detroit Pistons recovered from blowing a late lead to beat the Dallas Mavericks 131-125 on Thursday night. Christian Wood’s dunk tied the game at 125 with 1:35 left in overtime, but Hayes answered with...

Bucks' Middleton probable to make his season debut Friday

Dec. 01, 2022 22:04 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Bucks forward Khris Middleton appears on the verge of making his 2022-23 debut as he returns from offseason wrist surgery. The NBA released an injury report Thursday night that listed the three-time All-Star as probable for the Bucks’ Friday night game...

Royals tour US green tech incubator, meet at-risk youth

Dec. 01, 2022 20:58 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — The Prince and Princess of Wales on Thursday heard about solar-powered autonomous boats and low-carbon cement at a green technology startup incubator in suburban Boston before learning how a nonprofit gives young people the tools to stay out jail and away from violence. ...

AP source: Celtics extend Horford for 2 years, $20 million

Dec. 01, 2022 17:06 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — The Celtics aren't letting Al Horford go anywhere this time. The team announced Thursday that the 36-year-old veteran big man has signed an extension to remain in Boston. The deal is for two years and $20 million, according to a person with knowledge...