Basketball

Oladipo scores 26, leads Pacers over Nets 109-97

Victor Oladipo scored 26 points, Domantas Sabonis had 17 coming off the bench and the Indiana Pacers beat the Brooklyn Nets 109-97

Kevin Love jokes about LeBron James' 'bad' game

Kevin Love can live with Lebron's 'bad' triple-double.

In special shoes, LeBron's triple-double leads…

LeBron James played the first half wearing a pair of shoes _ one black, one white _ reading "equality" in gold capital letters and finished with 20 points, 15 assists and 12 rebounds to lead the Cleveland Cavaliers past the Washington Wizards 106-99

LeBron James has 60th triple-double, Cavs beat…

LeBron James had 29 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists for his 60th career triple-double and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the short-handed Utah Jazz 109-100. James had his fifth triple-double of the season and third in his last four games.

Sharp-shooting Pistons hold on for 114-110 win over Magic

Reggie Bullock scored a career-high 20 points, and the Detroit Pistons tied a franchise record with 17 3-pointers in a 114-110 victory over the Orlando Magic

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DeRozan scores 21 points as Raptors beat Kings 108-93

DeRozan scores 21 points, Valanciunas has season-high 16 rebounds as Raptors win ninth straight home game, beat short-handed Kings 108-93

J.R. Smith on his transition from shoot-first to…

J.R. Smith's hustle brought the Cavs' bench to its feet.

Paul, Rockets rout Spurs 124-109 for 12th…

Chris Paul had 28 points, eight assists and seven steals to lead the Houston Rockets to their 12th straight victory, a 124-109 win over the San Antonio Spurs

Westbrook triple-double keys OKC in 3OT thriller…

Russell Westbrook had 27 points, 17 rebounds and 15 assists and Oklahoma City and the Philadelphia 76ers went basket-for-basket in a three-overtime thriller, before the Thunder held on a for a 119-117 victory

Kyrie Irving helps Celtics pull away to beat Grizzlies

Kyrie Irving scored 20 points, Jayson Tatum had 19 points and nine rebounds and the Boston Celtics pulled away in the fourth quarter to beat the Memphis Grizzlies 102-93

Spurs close on 13-0 run to rally past Mavericks, 98-96

LaMarcus Aldridge had 22 points and 14 rebounds and the San Antonio Spurs scored the final 13 points of the game, rallying for a 98-96 victory over the Dallas Mavericks

After win over Wiz in D.C. LeBron James shares…

LeBron James recorded his third straight triple-double.

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Big baller: LeBron gets triple-double as Cavs…

LeBron James notches his 59th career triple-double as Cavs beat Lakers 121-112 for 16th win in 17 games.

Knicks hold on to beat Nets after Porzingis leaves

Courtney Lee scored 18 of his 27 points in the second half, Michael Beasley added 15, and the New York Knicks held on to beat the Brooklyn Nets 111-104 after losing star forward Kristaps Porzingis to a sore left knee early in the second half

Canaan helps Suns rally to beat T-Wolves 108-106

Isaiah Canaan hit three free throws with 6 seconds to play in his first game with Phoenix and the Suns rallied to beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 108-106

Harden, Paul lead Rockets to 13th straight victory

James Harden scored 31 points, Chris Paul had 25 and the Houston Rockets beat the Milwaukee Bucks 115-111 for their 13th straight victory

McMillan: Pacers 'responded' to challenging…

Nate McMillan and the Pacers got a big win over the Brooklyn Nets on Sunday.

Bird, Taurasi headline US women's hoops national…

Sue Bird and Diana Taurasi headline the 29 players chosen for the U.S. women's basketball team pool

NBA unveils vote schedule for All-Star Game with…

The NBA will begin an early voting period next Thursday for its All-Star Game that will debut a new format this year in which players pick teams

Richardson scores 28 points, Heat beat Clippers 90-85

Josh Richardson scored a career-high 28 points to help the Miami Heat beat the Los Angeles Clippers 90-85

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Knicks shut out Anthony in 2nd half, beat Thunder 111-96

Carmelo Anthony got the cheers but the New York Knicks got the win, shutting out their former All-Star in the second half and beating the Oklahoma City Thunder 111-96 for their fourth straight victory

Joseph: 'We feel like we're ... one of the best…

Cory Joseph, a key bench player for the Pacers, says the team might have one of the deepest benches in the entire league.