NBA basketball

Atlanta Hawks forward Cam Reddish, left, grabs Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James (23) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019, in Atlanta. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
December 15, 2019 - 7:53 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Not looking the least bit tired after a whirlwind weekend, LeBron James scored 32 points and the Los Angeles Lakers extended their winning streak to seven with a 101-96 victory over the pesky Atlanta Hawks on Sunday night. The Lakers pulled even with Milwaukee for the NBA's best...
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Dallas Mavericks forward Luka Doncic (77) reacts after injuring himself as Miami Heat forward Jimmy Butler (22) defends him during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Dallas, Saturday, Dec 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth)
December 15, 2019 - 2:38 am
DALLAS (AP) — The timing couldn't be much worse for the Dallas Mavericks to be without star guard Luka Doncic. The reigning rookie of the year sprained his right ankle in the opening minutes of a 122-118 overtime loss to Miami, the first of five straight games for the Mavericks against the teams...
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Dallas Mavericks forward Luka Doncic (77) reacts after injuring himself against the Miami Heat during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Dallas, Saturday, Dec 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth)
December 14, 2019 - 11:43 pm
DALLAS (AP) — A Dallas crowd stunned by Luka Doncic's ankle injury and the big deficit that followed was standing with the Mavericks in position to win late. Still, a huge comeback without the young phenom came up short. Doncic left in the opening minutes with a sprained ankle and the Mavericks...
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Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo drives past Cleveland Cavaliers' Larry Nance Jr. during the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
December 14, 2019 - 10:01 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 29 points and Khris Middleton had 24 on Saturday night to lead the Milwaukee Bucks to their 18th consecutive victory, 125-108 over the Cleveland Cavaliers. The Bucks have won 22 of their last 23 and improved to 24-3, one-half game ahead of the idle Los...
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December 14, 2019 - 9:17 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — They crowded into Nationwide Arena, 13,000 strong, cheering every shot, roaring with every basket. Many were not there to see the game. They came to see LeBron. Both of them. Bronny James made his Ohio debut Saturday, and hit the go-ahead shot in the Sierra Canyon Trailblazers...
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Los Angeles Clippers forward Paul George, right, tries to drive past Minnesota Timberwolves forward Robert Covington during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Dec. 13, 2019, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Craig Lassig)
December 14, 2019 - 12:41 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — It's hard to stop Paul George. It's hard to stop Kawhi Leonard. It's really hard to stop both at the same time. George and Leonard showed what the Los Angeles Clippers had in mind when they teamed up the superstar duo Friday night. George scored 46 points, Kawhi Leonard had 42...
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Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) shoots between Memphis Grizzlies forwards Jaren Jackson Jr. (13) and Jae Crowder (99) in the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Dec. 13, 2019, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill)
December 13, 2019 - 10:00 pm
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 17 of his 37 points in the fourth quarter to help the Milwaukee Bucks pull away for their 17th straight victory, 127-114 over the Memphis Grizzlies on Friday night. The Bucks overcome Jaren Jackson Jr.’s career-high 43 points. He scored 26 in the...
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Houston Rockets' James Harden, left, looks for a way past Orlando Magic's Evan Fournier during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Friday, Dec. 13, 2019, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
December 13, 2019 - 9:34 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — James Harden found his 3-point shooting touch — again. Harden scored 54 points, matching the team record of 10 3-pointers he set in Houston's last game in the Rockets' 130-107 victory over the Orlando Magic on Friday night. “I just want to win,” Harden said simply. “Whatever it...
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Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (23) shoots over Miami Heat forward Jimmy Butler (22) and forward Meyers Leonard, right, during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Friday, Dec. 13, 2019, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
December 13, 2019 - 8:52 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Anthony Davis scored 33 points, LeBron James had 28 while coming within a rebound of a triple-double and the Los Angeles Lakers held off the Miami Heat 113-110 on Friday night. James had 12 assists and nine rebounds and Davis grabbed 10 rebounds for the Lakers. They improved to 23-3,...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, May 15, 2013 file photo, NBA Commissioner David Stern takes a question from a reporter during a news conference following an NBA Board of Governors meeting in Dallas. The NBA says former Commissioner David Stern suffered a sudden brain hemorrhage Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019 and underwent emergency surgery. The league says in a statement its thoughts and prayers are with the 77-year-old Stern's family. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, File)
December 12, 2019 - 10:08 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The NBA said former Commissioner David Stern suffered a sudden brain hemorrhage Thursday and had emergency surgery. The league said in a statement its thoughts and prayers are with the 77-year-old Stern's family. Stern served exactly 30 years as the NBA's longest-tenured...
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