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Houston Rockets guard Sterling Brown (0) and forward David Nwaba (2) celebrate their win over the San Antonio Spurs in an NBA basketball game in San Antonio, Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Rockets rally past Spurs 109-105 in 1st game without Harden

Jan. 14, 2021 11:03 PM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Houston’s first game without James Harden went better than anyone could have expected. Christian Wood had 27 points and 15 rebounds, and the Rockets rallied to beat the San Antonio Spurs 109-105 on Thursday night in their first game since trading away the franchise cornerstone....

Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James, left, moves around Oklahoma City Thunder forward Isaiah Roby (22) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021, in Oklahoma City. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

LeBron James scores 26 points, Lakers roll past Thunder

Jan. 13, 2021 11:10 PM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — LeBron James scored 26 points and the Los Angeles Lakers routed the Oklahoma City Thunder 128-99 on Wednesday night for their franchise-record seventh straight road victory to start the season. “We just have a bunker mentality on the road — just us," James said. "But...

Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) and coach Stephen Silas, right, react after a play during the second quarter against the Los Angeles Lakers in an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2021, in Houston. (Troy Taormina/Pool Photo via AP)

Harden says 'crazy' Rockets situation can't be fixed

Jan. 13, 2021 12:08 AM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden publicly acknowledged his discord with the Houston Rockets for the first time Tuesday night following back-to-back blowout losses to the Los Angeles Lakers. “We're just not good enough ... I love this city. I literally have done everything that I can,” Harden...

Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (23) watches his shot next to Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) during an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021, in Houston. (Mark Mulligan/Houston Chronicle via AP)

James scores 26 as Lakers roll over Rockets 117-100

Jan. 12, 2021 10:55 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — LeBron James scored 26 points in just more than three quarters and the Los Angeles Lakers never trailed in a 117-100 rout of the Houston Rockets on Tuesday night. Anthony Davis added 19 points and 10 rebounds in three quarters to help the Lakers to their second straight blowout over the...

Los Angeles Lakers forward Anthony Davis (3) dunks over Houston Rockets forward P.J. Tucker (17) during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game on Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021, at Toyota Center in Houston. (Brett Coomer/Houston Chronicle via AP)

Davis has 27 as Lakers roll to 120-102 win over Rockets

Jan. 10, 2021 10:20 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Anthony Davis had 27 points, LeBron James added 18 and the Los Angeles Lakers won for the sixth time in seven games with a 120-102 victory over the Houston Rockets on Sunday night. “(Tonight) was just A.D. being A.D. and just having him back in the lineup gives us a whole other...

Phoenix Suns' Deandre Ayton (22) shoots against Indiana Pacers' Myles Turner (33) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Bridges' big night helps Suns break through at Indiana

Jan. 9, 2021 10:20 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Mikal Bridges found his shooting touch quickly, then finished with a flourish. The third-year forward scored a career-high 34 points and made the 3-pointer to cap the decisive scoring spurt midway through the fourth quarter, helping the Phoenix Suns pull away from Indiana for a 125-117...

Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (23) defends against Chicago Bulls forward Patrick Williams (9) during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 8, 2021, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)

LeBron gets 28, Lakers hold off Bulls 117-115 without Davis

Jan. 9, 2021 1:41 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — LeBron James had 28 points, seven rebounds and seven assists, and the Los Angeles Lakers overcame the absence of two injured starters for a 117-115 victory over the Chicago Bulls on Friday night. Zach LaVine scored 38 points, but the UCLA product missed a 17-foot jumper with 4.7 seconds...

FILE - New York Knicks' Jeremy Lin, right, defends against Minnesota Timberwolves' Michael Beasley in the second half of an NBA basketball game in Minneapolis, in this Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012, file photo. Beasley and Lin  are two of the former NBA players who have signed with the G League this season, with games to be played inside a bubble at Walt Disney World in Lake Buena Vista, Florida.(AP Photo/Jim Mone, File)

Back to the bubble: G League season will be played at Disney

Jan. 8, 2021 2:47 PM EST

The G League will crown its 2021 champion in a bubble, just as the NBA did last season. Plans were announced Friday for the G League season, which will be condensed and played at the Walt Disney World resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. Teams have been given a preliminary plan calling for games to begin around...

Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (23) shoots during the second quarter of the team's NBA basketball game against the San Antonio Spurs on Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)

James on this week's unrest: "We live in two Americas"

Jan. 8, 2021 2:51 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — LeBron James and his Los Angeles Lakers teammates were already upset after a Wisconsin prosecutor on Tuesday decided not to charge a police officer who shot a Black man last year. Then came Wednesday when a violent mob loyal to President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol to delay...

San Antonio Spurs forward LaMarcus Aldridge, left, defends against Los Angeles Lakers guard Talen Horton-Tucker during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)

They love LA: Spurs snap Lakers 4-game winning streak

Jan. 8, 2021 1:52 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A trip to Los Angeles proved to be just what the San Antonio Spurs needed to snap out of an early-season slump. Two nights after beating the Clippers to snap a four-game losing streak, the Spurs picked up another win at Staples Center on Thursday, this time defeating the Los Angeles...