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LeBron scores 30 points, Davis handles Wembanyama's 5x5 effort in Lakers' 123-118 win over Spurs

Feb. 24, 2024 02:05 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — LeBron James had 30 points, nine assists and seven rebounds and the Los Angeles Lakers overcame Victor Wembanyama's historic “5x5” statistical performance for their seventh victory in nine games, 123-118 over the San Antonio Spurs on Friday night. Wembanyama...

Stephen Curry scores 32 points as Warriors beat Lakers team missing LeBron James, 128-110

Feb. 23, 2024 01:12 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Stephen Curry started hitting big shots from the start and the Golden State Warriors dominated the Lakers without LeBron James, helping take at least some of the sting out of a double-overtime collapse when the California rivals met last month. Curry scored 32...

Jokic's triple-double in 130-110 win over Wizards gives him at least one against every opponent

Feb. 23, 2024 00:38 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — Nikola Jokic became the third player in NBA history to record at least one triple-double against every opponent in the league, going 10-for-10 from the floor and finishing with 21 points, 19 rebounds and 15 assists in the Denver Nuggets' 130-110 win over the Washington Wizards on...

LeBron James out for Lakers against Warriors because of left ankle injury

Feb. 22, 2024 21:57 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James is sitting out against the Golden State Warriors on Thursday night with a left ankle injury. Coach Darvin Ham called it a “day-to-day thing.” “When we wake up in the morning we'll figure it out,” Ham...

Suns sign veteran forward Thaddeus Young, adding frontcourt depth for playoff chase

Feb. 20, 2024 16:26 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — The Phoenix Suns signed forward Thaddeus Young on Tuesday, giving the team another veteran presence as they scramble for playoff position in the crowded Western Conference race. The 35-year-old Young has played 1,162 career games, which ranks third among active...

Pacers' Tyrese Haliburton thrives in the spotlight of a busy NBA All-Star weekend

Feb. 19, 2024 15:24 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Pacers guard Tyrese Haliburton found himself playing a new role on NBA All-Star weekend — host. He served as Indianapolis' unofficial ambassador. He became a part-time concierge, offering suggestions for restaurant choices and places to visit. He...

LeBron James still committed to Paris Olympics, but health remains the big key

Feb. 18, 2024 22:02 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — LeBron James still wants to participate in the Paris Olympics this summer, sure sounds like extending his NBA career for at least a couple more seasons is an option and said he would like to see his playing days end as a member of the Los Angeles Lakers. Of...

Haliburton, Davis say they'll commit to USA Basketball for Paris Games if asked

Feb. 17, 2024 16:17 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Tyrese Haliburton played a ton of basketball last summer as part of the team that USA Basketball sent to the Philippines for the World Cup. And he's hoping to play a ton of basketball this summer, too. Haliburton didn't hesitate when asked...

The NBA is hoping for a little more competitiveness in this year's All-Star Game

Feb. 17, 2024 15:31 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Last season's All-Star Game played out in a way that the NBA hopes to never experience again. Nobody was interested in defense and almost nobody was watching the game, at least according to the abysmal television ratings. So, the league sent a message: Make the...

Clippers coach Tyronn Lue fined $35,000 for saying officials at Golden State were 'cheating'

Feb. 16, 2024 16:27 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Clippers coach Tyronn Lue has been fined $35,000 for publicly criticizing game officials and questioning their integrity. The NBA announced the fine Friday for Lue. The fine was related to the veteran coach's comments to his team...