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Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James, right, passes while under pressure from Memphis Grizzlies guard Dillon Brooks during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Feb. 21, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Anthony Davis' big 2nd half leads Lakers past Grizz, 117-105

Feb. 22, 2020 2:30 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers hadn't even been back on the court for three minutes after the All-Star break when Anthony Davis limped off with an injured leg. With their superstar big man in the locker room, the Lakers played an ominous quarter wondering whether their playoff push had just hit...

Sacramento Kings forward Harrison Barnes dunks as Memphis Grizzlies forward Kyle Anderson, right, watches during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Sacramento, Calif., Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

Barnes makes 7 3-pointers in Kings' win over Grizzlies

Feb. 21, 2020 1:57 AM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Five days after winning the 3-point competition during All-Star weekend, Buddy Hield’s free throw shooting made the difference for Sacramento and has the Kings pondering a potential late run at the postseason. That might be a lofty aspiration for a team still 11 games under...

FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2020, file photo, Cleveland Cavaliers assistant coach J.B. Bickerstaff looks on in the first half of an NBA basketball game in Denver. When John Beilein resigned as Cleveland's coach, swallowing his pride to leave the Cavaliers after just 54 games, he offered his preordained replacement some encouraging words.
“Go after it,” J.B. Bickerstaff said repeating Beilein's message.(AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

Bickerstaff picks up pieces after Beilein leaves Cavaliers

Feb. 20, 2020 3:21 PM EST

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — When John Beilein resigned as Cleveland's coach, swallowing his pride to leave the Cavaliers after just 54 games, he offered his preordained replacement some encouraging words. "Go after it,” J.B. Bickerstaff said, repeating Beilein's final message. That's Bickerstaff's...

Memphis Grizzlies guard Ja Morant holds his daughter, Kaari Jaidyn Morant, before the team's NBA basketball game against the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill)

Surprise! Raptors, Heat, Grizzlies and Thunder in good place

Feb. 18, 2020 2:03 AM EST

The oddsmakers in Las Vegas usually know what they’re talking about. But even they get things wrong from time to time, and this season in the NBA there have been a few notable misses from all those preseason prognostications — specifically, ones made in relation to the Memphis Grizzlies and Oklahoma...

Memphis Grizzlies forward Brandon Clarke (15) shoots against Portland Trail Blazers center Hassan Whiteside (21) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill)

Clarke leads Grizzlies to a 111-104 win over Trail Blazers

Feb. 13, 2020 12:01 AM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies cushioned their lead for the final playoff spot in the West on a night when Portland’s Damian Lillard injured his groin. Brandon Clarke matched his career high with 27 points, Ja Morant had 20 points and nine assists as the Grizzlies went into the...

Memphis Grizzlies guard Ja Morant (12) gestures after a basket during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Washington Wizards, Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, in Washington. The Grizzlies won 106-99. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Surprising Grizzlies ahead of team's rebuilding schedule

Feb. 10, 2020 5:20 PM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies' rebuilding plan is ahead of even the most optimistic schedule, They have won more games before the All-Star break than predicted and currently hold the No. 8 spot in the Western Conference standings. “We had high hopes for what this group could become,...

Memphis Grizzlies guard Ja Morant (12) gestures after a basket during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Washington Wizards, Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, in Washington. The Grizzlies won 106-99. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Morant posts 1st triple-double as Grizzlies drop Wizards

Feb. 9, 2020 10:00 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies believe their resilience helps them overcome rough shooting nights like Sunday. Having Ja Morant helps, too. Morant had 27 points, 10 assists and 10 rebounds for his first career triple-double, and the Grizzlies shook off their 3-point woes in a 106-99 victory over...

Miami Heat guard Dion Waiters (11) drives to the basket as Los Angeles Clippers guard Landry Shamet (20) defends during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Friday, Jan. 24, 2020, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Grizzlies waive G Dion Waiters after trade from Heat

Feb. 9, 2020 6:15 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies waived guard Dion Waiters on Sunday, three days after acquiring him from the Miami Heat in a three-team trade also involving the Minnesota Timberwolves. Waiters had been suspended three times by the Heat this season, including a 10-game ban following a drug-related...

Philadelphia 76ers' Ben Simmons, left, goes up for a shot against Memphis Grizzlies' Jonas Valanciunas, center, and Ja Morant during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Feb. 7, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Korkmaz, Simmons lead 76ers past Grizzlies 119-107

Feb. 7, 2020 10:09 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The 76ers needed to get back to their home court to get back on track. Furkan Korkmaz’s shooting helped, too. Korkmaz scored a career-high 34 points, Ben Simmons added 22 points and 10 assists and Philadelphia snapped a four-game losing streak with a 119-107 victory over the...

Miami Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra watches during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Philadelphia 76ers, Monday, Feb. 3, 2020, in Miami. The Heat won 137-106. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Heat, Grizzlies complete trade sending Iguodala to Miami

Feb. 6, 2020 8:13 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Each of the last nine NBA Finals have included either the Miami Heat or Andre Iguodala. They’d like to go there together now. Iguodala is about to get back on the floor, and the Heat are hoping that they’re closer to becoming legitimate contenders again. The trade sending...