WASHINGTON — Washington Wizards guard John Wall returned to the lineup Wednesday against the visiting Memphis Grizzlies after missing nine games with a knee injury. The four-time All-Star received injections in his left knee on Nov. 25 to help against inflammation.
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, […]
INDIANAPOLIS — Victor Oladipo scored a career-high 47 points to lead the Indiana Pacers to a 126-116 overtime victory over the Denver Nuggets on Sunday night. The Pacers held a 12-2 advantage in overtime as Oladipo scored six points in the extra session.
Freida Bosh, the mother of 11-time NBA All-Star Chris Bosh, has been named as a person of interest in a drug trafficking case after his DeSoto, Texas, home was raided by police Friday morning …
Philadelphia 76ers rookie guard Markelle Fultz is no longer experiencing soreness in his right shoulder and will be evaluated in three weeks, the team said Saturday. The 76ers said Fultz will elevate his on-court basketball activities in the interim.
The National Basketball Association is opening an elite training center in Mexico City for men and women players from around Latin America, the league said Thursday. In a joint announcement with the Mexican Basketball Federation and Mexico’s Commission for Physical Culture and Sport, the NBA said NBA Academy Latin America, the league’s seventh elite training […]
LOS ANGELES — James Harden scored 36 points and handed out nine assists, and the Houston Rockets won their sixth consecutive road game with a 118-95 victory against the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday night at Staples Center. … night at Staples Center. Houston has won all six road games in the streak by at […]
Los Angeles Clippers guard Austin Rivers has been fined $25,000 after verbally abusing a fan during his team’s defeat to the Utah Jazz, the NBA said Saturday. Rivers angrily remonstrated with a fan sitting at courtside in the Clippers’ 126-107 blowout on Thursday before being ushered away by a team-mate.
Cleveland Cavaliers guard Iman Shumpert had arthroscopic surgery on his left knee Friday and will miss six to eight weeks, according to the team. Team physicians, Dr. Richard Parker and Dr. James Rosneck performed the surgery at the Cleveland Clinic.