Basketball

DeRozan has career-high 43, Raptors beat Celtics…

DeMar DeRozan scored a career-high 43 points and the Toronto Raptors rallied from a 17-point deficit to beat the Boston Celtics 107-97 on Friday night

Westbrook's triple-double leads Thunder past…

Russell Westbrook scored 17 points in his 28th triple-double of the season, and his new teammates fit in seamlessly as the Oklahoma City Thunder defeated the Los Angeles Lakers 110-93

Wizards Acquire Nets’ Bogdanovic for Nichols…

The Wizards have acquired Nets shooting guard Bojan Bogdanovic and forward Chris McCullough in exchange for forward Andrew Nicholson, guard Marcus Thornton and a 2017 first-round pick, The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski reports.

Spurs kick off rust from layoff to beat Clippers 105-97

Kawhi Leonard scored 21 points despite five fouls and the San Antonio Spurs shook off the rust from a nine-day layoff to beat the Los Angeles Clippers 105-97 on Friday night for their third straight win

Charles Barkley drops curse word on 'Inside the…

Charles Barkley accidentally curses on-air when describing the New York Knicks' play on TNT's "Inside the NBA"

For Rubio and more, passing of trade deadline…

Trade talks were just that _ all talk _ for Ricky Rubio and many others Thursday, and those players could finally feel a sense of relief

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Towns, Wiggins help Wolves beat Mavericks 97-84

Karl-Anthony Towns had 26 points and 18 rebounds and Andrew Wiggins scored 27 points to help the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 97-84 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Friday night

Curry flurry: MVP's huge third quarter propels…

Stephen Curry scored 17 of his 35 points in a 3-point flurry over the final 3:37 of the third quarter, and the two-time reigning MVP also had seven rebounds, five assists and four steals as the Warriors beat the Los Angeles Clippers 123-113

Rockets rout Pelicans, 129-99, in Cousins' New…

The Boogie-and-Brow era in New Orleans is off to a highly inauspicious start

Pacers beat Grizzlies 102-92 to end six-game skid

CJ Miles made five 3-pointers

George stays with Pacers but wanted input on…

Paul George finished practice by laughing, joking and slapping hands with the same teammates he's played with all season

The big names stay in place on NBA trade-deadline…

Paul George, Jimmy Butler, Carmelo Anthony and Derrick Rose all stayed in place on NBA trade-deadline day, despite tons of speculation that they could be on the move

Cauley-Stein scores 29, Kings beat Nuggets 116-100

Willie Cauley-Stein had a career-high 29 points and 10 rebounds to help the Sacramento Kings, playing for the first time since trading DeMarcus Cousins, beat the Denver Nuggets 116-100

D-League getting respect as legit NBA minor…

The NBA Development League has grown from an eight-team, largely overlooked sideshow to a 22-team league inching closer to becoming a legitimate minor league system

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Irving, James lead Cavaliers past Knicks, 119-104

LeBron James recorded his 48th career triple-double and Kyrie Irving scored 23 points, leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 119-104 victory over the New York Knicks, who hung on to superstar Carmelo Anthony and Derrick Rose at Thursday's trade deadline

Pistons rally from 18 down, beat Hornets 114-108 in OT

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope scored 33 points, including three 3-pointers late in the fourth quarter during a pulsating Detroit rally, and the Pistons outlasted the Charlotte Hornets 114-108 in overtime

Lillard rallies Trail Blazers to 112-103 win over Orlando

Damian Lillard scored 33 points, C.J. McCollum added 22 and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Orlando Magic 112-103 on Thursday night to snap a three-game losing streak

Bosh to work on Turner Sports' "Players Only" broadcasts

Chris Bosh is heading back to the NBA, this time as an analyst

Charles Oakley attends Knicks-Cavaliers game in Cleveland

Charles Oakley, still at odds with the New York Knicks, watched his former team in his hometown Thursday night

Hawks acquire Ersan Ilyasova from 76ers for Tiago Splitter

The Atlanta Hawks have received scoring help for their playoff push by acquiring forward Ersan Ilyasova from the Philadelphia 76ers for center Tiago Splitter and draft picks