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NBA suspends Rockets' Ariza, Green 2 games

2 hours 31 min ago
The NBA is suspending Houston's Trevor Ariza and Gerald Green two games for aggressively entering the Clippers locker room. Chris Paul and James Harden will not face discipline or fines for their roles.

Agent: Rodman enters rehab after DUI arrest

4 hours 11 min ago
Dennis Rodman's agent told The Associated Press that the the former NBA star has checked into an alcohol rehabilitation center after he was arrested on suspicion of DUI over the weekend.

LeBron: This has been the hardest season

5 hours 6 min ago
Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James says this season has been harder than the rest.

Kawhi out indefinitely with quad injury

6 hours 51 min ago
Spurs All-Star forward Kawhi Leonard is out indefinitely as he rehabs a quad injury that cost him the first 27 games of the season.

Lakers' Ball out, Ingram to return vs. Thunder

8 hours 1 min ago
Los Angeles Lakers head coach Luke Walton says guard Lonzo Ball (knee) will not play Wednesday night versus Oklahoma City but forward Brandon Ingram will return after a one-game absence stemming from an ankle injury.

Butler: Wolves needed humbling, 'glad we lost'

13 hours 17 min ago
Jimmy Butler said the Timberwolves, who had won their last five games by an average of 18.8 points, needed to be humbled by the Magic: "I'm glad we lost."

Sources: NBA probe focuses on Ariza as inciter

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 23:38
Trevor Ariza has become the focus of the NBA's investigation into the Rockets' postgame charge into the Clippers' locker room Monday night, while Chris Paul and James Harden are increasingly described as working to slow Ariza's anger, sources told ESPN.

Kyrie after loss to Pels: Celtics can't come back every game

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 23:02
The Celtics have made a habit of winning after digging out of double-digit holes, but they couldn't finish the job against Anthony Davis and the Pelicans.

Lou Williams has been Stephen Curry-like of late for Clippers

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 22:40
Williams has gone from sixth man to starter and has performed at an extraordinary level.

Bjelica following fight with Afflalo: 'He was wild'

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 22:15
Minnesota's Nemanja Bjelica says he doesn't know "what's wrong with" Orlando's Arron Afflalo after the two were ejected following a second-quarter fight.

Clippers have found their identity, but how long will it last?

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 21:17
While Blake Griffin and Co. have regrouped after the departure of Chris Paul, the team still faces a very uncertain future.

Thanks, Mom: Bulls salute mothers with memorable trip

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 20:35
In what might be a first for the NBA, the Bulls brought their moms on the road with them, giving the mothers, sons and teammates a unique opportunity to bond and reminisce.

King again: LeBron bests Curry in China sales

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 19:04
LeBron James has surpassed Stephen Curry for No. 1 in jersey sales in China.

Thomas: C's should focus on Pierce on Feb. 11

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 18:58
Isaiah Thomas wants the Boston Celtics to keep the focus on honoring Paul Pierce when the team retires Pierce's No. 34 jersey next month after a game against the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Celtics great, HOFer Jo Jo White dies at 71

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 18:28
Basketball Hall of Famer Jo Jo White, whose No. 10 jersey was retired by the Celtics, has died at 71.

Jazz's Sefolosha opts for right knee surgery

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 16:43
Utah Jazz starting forward Thabo Sefolosha has opted to have right knee surgery, set for Wednesday, to repair an avulsion of his MCL. The Jazz did not offer a timetable for his return.

Steph Curry still tops NBA jersey sales

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 14:26
Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry still tops the NBA in jersey sales, but Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks has surged to fourth for the first three months of the season.

Lakers' Ball likely out vs. OKC with sore knee

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 13:55
While Brandon Ingram returned to practice for the Lakers, rookie Lonzo Ball remained out with a sore left knee and likely will not play vs. the Thunder on Wednesday.

DeRozan gets $15K fine for criticizing officials

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 13:41
DeMar DeRozan, after saying he felt the Raptors were "playing 5-on-8" during their loss to the Warriors on Saturday, was fined $15,000 for his criticism of the officiating.

Hornets' Clifford returns after 21-gm absence

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 12:47
Charlotte Hornets head coach Steve Clifford returned to practice Tuesday after a 21-game absence due to headaches caused by sleep deprivation.