The Charlotte Hornets recalled shooting guard Dwayne Bacon and guard-forward Julyan Stone from the Greensboro Swarm of the G League on Sunday. Bacon, a rookie, is averaging 3.6 points and 3.1 rebounds in 15.9 minutes in 28 games for the Hornets including six starts.

Kevin Durant scored 21 points to lead six double-figure scorers for defending NBA champion Golden State and the Warriors pulled away in the third quarter to beat Utah 126-101 on Wednesday. The Warriors hit 33-of-46 shots in the second half, outscoring the Jazz 42-22 in the third quarter to blow open a close game in […]

Former star NBA point guards Steve Nash and Jason Kidd head the list of first-time eligible candidates for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame class of 2018, the organization said Thursday. Canada’s Nash, a two-time NBA Most Valuable Player with the Phoenix Suns, ranks third in the NBA history with 10,335 assists. Kidd, the […]

Greece’s Giannis Antetokounmpo capped a 27-point performance on a three-point play with 5.9 seconds remaining Tuesday to spark the Milwaukee Bucks over visiting Cleveland 119-116 in an NBA thriller. The Cavaliers were led by 39 points from LeBron James as Cleveland made a furious fourth-quarter rally only to fall short at Milwaukee’s Bradley Center.

Indianapolis will serve as the site for the 2021 NBA All-Star Game, the league announced on Wednesday. The game will be held at Bankers Life Fieldhouse, home of the Indiana Pacers. The city is hosting the event for the first time since 1985, when it was played at the Hoosier Dome.

CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Cavaliers set a season high with 20 3-pointers and blew past the Atlanta Hawks 123-114 on Tuesday night. LeBron James scored 25 points and tied a career high with 17 assists. He made two 3s. Kyle Korver (19 points) drained six 3-pointers, Kevin Love (17 points, 12 rebounds) added four 3s, […]