Basketball

Despite cold Curry, Durant and Warriors beat…

Kevin Durant had 27 points in his return to the lineup and the Golden State Warriors overcame the worst 3-point shooting performance of Stephen Curry's career in a 119-108 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers

DeRozan's jumper, 37 points lead Raptors past…

DeMar DeRozan made a turnaround jumper with 1.9 seconds remaining, finishing with 37 points and leading the Toronto Raptors to a 92-91 victory over the New York Knicks

Deron Williams Clears Waivers, Expected to Sign…

Deron Williams has cleared waivers and, according to reports, has informed the Cavaliers he will sign with them on Monday.

Towns, Wiggins combine for 56 in Wolves' 102-88 win vs Kings

Karl-Anthony Towns had 29 points and 17 rebounds, Andrew Wiggins scored 27 points and the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the Sacramento Kings 102-88

On point: Guard Deron Williams signs with…

Free agent guard Deron Williams has signed with the Cleveland Cavaliers, giving the NBA champions another playmaker to defend their title

Pelicans searching for right plan with Cousins in…

Pelicans coach Alvin Gentry says New Orleans' 0-3 record since acquiring DeMarcus Cousins is understandable because there's been little time to adjust to a significant lineup shift

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Teague has 25 to lift Pacers over Rockets, 117-108

Jeff Teague scored 25 points and the Indiana Pacers overcame a huge first-half deficit and withstood a late rally by Houston to beat the Rockets 117-108

Knicks waive Brandon Jennings, lose Joakim Noah…

Brandon Jennings is gone and Joakim Noah had knee surgery

Griffin scores 43, Clippers hold off Hornets…

Blake Griffin scored a season-high 43 points and Chris Paul had 15 points and 17 assists as the Los Angeles Clippers held off the Charlotte Hornets 124-121 in overtime

Curry, Mavs hand Heat 3rd loss in 19 games with 96-89 win

Seth Curry scored 29 points, Harrison Barnes added 24 and the Dallas Mavericks beat Miami 96-89, handing the Heat just their third loss in 19 games

Pat Riley says Magic Johnson will win with the…

Heat President Pat Riley says his former star point guard, Magic Johnson, will succeed in his new role as president of the Lakers

Splash Brothers lead way for Warriors with Durant…

Stephen Curry scored 27 points on a night Kevin Durant missed his first game of the season with a hand injury, and the Golden State Warriors beat the Brooklyn Nets 112-95 to clinch a playoff berth

Hawks prevail 114-98 in scrappy showdown with Celtics

Dennis Schroder had 21 points to help the Atlanta Hawks snap a three-game losing streak with a chippy 114-98 win over the Boston Celtics

Bulls benefit as James sits with strep, beat Cavs…

Dwyane Wade scored 20 points and Jimmy Butler recorded a triple-double, leading the Chicago Bulls to a 117-99 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers, who played without LeBron James

LeBron James to miss Cavs' game against Bulls…

LeBron James will not play in Cleveland's game against the Chicago Bulls because of an illness

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LeBron shakes off strep throat, leads Cavs past Bucks 102-95

LeBron James scored 24 points after missing one game with strep throat and Kyrie Irving added 25, leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 102-95 win over the Milwaukee Bucks on Monday night

Late 5-point possession lifts Celtics over Pistons 104-98

Jaylen Brown sank a 3-pointer from the right corner while being fouled with 37.6 seconds remaining, part of a five-point possession for Boston that lifted the Celtics to a 104-98 victory over the Detroit Pistons

Conley scores 31 as Grizzlies beat Nuggets 105-98

Mike Conley scored 31 points, including 13 in the fourth quarter, and the Memphis Grizzles held off the Denver Nuggets 105-98

Hayward scores 30 points as Jazz beat Wizards 102-92

Gordon Hayward scored 30 points, Rudy Gobert added 15 points and 20 rebounds, and the Utah Jazz beat the Washington Wizards 102-92 on Sunday for their third straight victory

DeRozan powers Raptors past Trail Blazers, 112-106

DeMar DeRozan scored 33 points, Serge Ibaka added 18 and the Toronto Raptors beat the Portland Trail Blazers 112-106 on Sunday night

Antetokounmpo scores 28, Bucks beat Suns 100-96

Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 28 points, Tony Snell made a clinching 3-pointer from the corner in the closing seconds and the Milwaukee Bucks held off the Phoenix Suns, 100-96 on Sunday

Leonard scores 25, leads Spurs to 119-98 rout of Lakers

Kawhi Leonard scored 25 points and the San Antonio Spurs routed the Lakers 119-98 in Los Angeles' first home game since Magic Johnson took charge of the franchise's basketball operations

Harden leads Rockets past Timberwolves in 142-130 shootout

James Harden had 24 points and 10 assists to lead the Houston Rockets to a 142-130 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves as both teams set season scoring highs

Barnes, Nowitzki lead Mavericks past Pelicans 96-83

Harrison Barnes scored 19 points and Dirk Nowitzki had 18 points and nine rebounds as the Dallas Mavericks ended a three-game losing streak by beating the New Orleans Pelicans 96-83

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George ejected, Heat stay hot with 113-95 win over Pacers

Hassan Whiteside scored 22 points and grabbed 17 rebounds, Dion Waiters added 22 points and the red-hot Miami Heat pulled away in the fourth quarter to beat the Indiana Pacers 113-95

Ross provides spark for Magic in 105-86 win over Hawks

Terrence Ross scored 24 points, Nikola Vucevic had 16 points and 14 rebounds and the Orlando Magic beat the Atlanta Hawks 105-86 to snap a two-game skid

Anthony's jumper gives Knicks 110-109 victory over 76ers

Carmelo Anthony made a jumper with 0.3 seconds left to give the New York Knicks a 110-109 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday night