- 2021-04-12 02:43:00Z
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BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) New Indiana coach Mike Woodson spent most of last week trying to persuade his players to stick around. On Monday, he added a new name - 6-foot-3 guard Xavier Johnson, a transfer from Pitt who could provide the consistent perimeter scoring threat the Hoosiers have lacked for years. ''Xavier will be an important addition to our team and should have an immediate impact,'' Woodson said in a statement.
The Boston Celtics are showing glimpses of life and hope to ride the momentum of a stirring comeback when they visit the Portland Trail Blazers on Tuesday night. Boston has won three straight and five of its past six games after recovering from a 14-point deficit with 14-plus minutes to play to notch a 105-87 victory over the Denver Nuggets on Sunday. The Celtics finished the game with a dominating 40-8 run.
The Nets' game on Monday night against the Minnesota Timberwolves has been postponed in the wake of a police shooting in Minnesota.
The league's unofficial wine ambassador has a simple way to make sure he has his favorites available at all times.
HoopsHype ranks the Top 15 players in the 2020-21 NBA MVP race, headlined by Kawhi Leonard's ascension into the Top 3.
The soaring Atlanta Hawks will try to defeat the host Toronto Raptors for a third consecutive time Tuesday night in Tampa, Fla. The Hawks defeated the Raptors 132-121 in Atlanta on Feb. 6, then needed Tony Snell's 3-pointer at the buzzer to win 121-120 after overcoming a 15-point deficit in the final six minutes at Tampa on March 11. The Hawks have won six of their past seven games, including a 105-101 victory over the host Charlotte Hornets on Sunday after overcoming a 10-point, fourth-quarter deficit.
Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum earned some deserved recognition Monday for his recent red-hot play.
Philadelphia 76ers guard Seth Curry discusses his return to Dallas after the trade.
"It was calls they were getting on the other end. If you're going to call something on one end, call it on the other end."
The Timberwolves need an injection of money, excitement and a new ownership group could help provide that.
Anytime someone passes Wilt Chamberlain in the record books, it's a triumph.
The Los Angeles Lakers continue their weekend in New York City with a trip to Madison Square Garden.
With Garrett Temple sidelined, Troy Brown Jr. has seen -- and seized -- increased opportunity in Billy Donovan's rotation.
One of the Trail Blazers' biggest wine lovers is on the cover of Wine Spectator.
Kevin Ollie will serve as coach and director of player development for Overtime Elite, a league providing elite high school players another pathway to the NBA.
Reggie Bullock has helped the Knicks space the floor as they make a playoff push, and his play could be setting up a tough decision for the team in free agency.
Butler had a message for his former teammate after the Heat beat the Blazers.
The Warriors could go a number of ways in the NBA draft.
Capital One Arena will open its doors for fans beginning next week when the Wizards host the Warriors.
Former Connecticut men's basketball coach Kevin Ollie will be head coach for Overtime Elite, a new basketball league for top high school players.
The Celtics have been anything but resilient down the stretch for the majority of this season, but as our Chris Forsberg writes in the wake of the team's most impressive win of the year, maybe things are finally clicking.
Byron Scott coached Kobe Bryant in his final season and was a mentor when the Lakers great entered the NBA. What he and others remember.
With Lonzo Ball out, Zion Williamson has initiated the Pelicans' offense with great success, scoring 37 and 38 points in his past two games.
In their past eight games (including Sunday's loss) the Nuggets have a +11 net rating.
The Knicks survived the Raptors' comeback to hold on and get back to .500 with a 102-96 win on Sunday night.
The Knicks were cruising through the first two and a half quarters of Sunday night's game against the Toronto Raptors at Madison Square Garden, going up double-digits and staying there.
The doldrums of the NBA season have taken their toll on the San Antonio Spurs and the Orlando Magic, and both teams will be looking to begin a late-season push when they square off on Monday in Orlando in the second game of a back-to-back. Both San Antonio and Orlando have been dismal since the All-Star break, with the Spurs winning seven of their 19 games in the season's second half and the Magic only capturing four games in 17 outings since March 11. San Antonio heads to central Florida on the heels of a 119-117 win at Dallas on Sunday that snapped a five-game losing streak.
Eastern and Western Conference counterparts aim to avoid extending losing skids on Monday when the Memphis Grizzlies host the Chicago Bulls. Memphis trailed the entire night on Sunday in a 132-125 loss to Indiana, marking the Grizzlies' second defeat to the Pacers this season in which they never led. A 14-point first-quarter deficit extended to as many as 18 points before Jonas Valanciunas (career high-tying 34 points, 22 rebounds) led a comeback bid by Memphis.
The Golden State Warriors will continue their playoff pursuit without standout rookie James Wiseman when they host the Denver Nuggets on Monday night. Wiseman suffered a torn meniscus in his right knee in a hard fall in Saturday's 125-109 home win over the Houston Rockets. The Warriors enter the final 19 games of the regular season dueling Memphis, San Antonio, New Orleans and Sacramento for the final twp playoff spots in the Western Conference.
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Joel Embiid recently missed 10 games with a bone bruise on his left knee. Despite the absence, the Philadelphia 76ers' All-Star still believes there's one candidate for the Most Valuable Player this season. "When it comes to the MVP stuff, I feel like I'm still right there," Embiid said.
Kobe Bryant's 60-point farewell game started with a clumsy effort and five missed shots. Then it happened. He turned Mamba and it was lights out.
Five years ago Tuesday, Kobe Bryant closed out his Hall of Fame career with a 60-point performance. A look back at the magical moments of that game.
Kobe Bryant scored 60 points in his farewell game on April 13, 2016. Here's a look at the game and his legacy.
The results for the Los Angeles Lakers without LeBron James and Anthony Davis have been uneven, but they discovered over the weekend that they can still dominate with their superstar duo cheering from the bench. The Lakers will attempt to follow up one of their most impressive performances without James and Davis on Monday night when they visit the New York Knicks. Los Angeles sits in fifth place in the Western Conference, one game behind the Denver Nuggets.
It was reported on Sunday that the Warriors rookie suffered a meniscus injury in his knee during Saturday's win over the Rockets. (Darren Yamashita-USA TODAY Sports)
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Miami Heat bring pressure on Portland guards and post 107-98 win in Moda Center.
Saben Lee (Detroit Pistons) with an assist vs the LA Clippers, 04/11/2021
Paul George (LA Clippers) with a dunk vs the Detroit Pistons, 04/11/2021
Rajon Rondo (LA Clippers) with a 2-pointer vs the Detroit Pistons, 04/11/2021
Nicolas Batum (LA Clippers) with a dunk vs the Detroit Pistons, 04/11/2021
Josh Jackson (Detroit Pistons) with a deep 3 vs the LA Clippers, 04/11/2021
Ivica Zubac (LA Clippers) with an alley oop vs the Detroit Pistons, 04/11/2021
Wayne Ellington (Detroit Pistons) with a deep 3 vs the LA Clippers, 04/11/2021
Marcus Morris Sr. (LA Clippers) with a buzzer beater vs the Detroit Pistons, 04/11/2021
The Detroit Pistons led by 12 in the third quarter, but the L.A. Clippers used a 21-14 run at the end of the game to pull away with the 131-124 win.
Texas Tech junior guard Mac McClung intends to go through the NBA draft process while the team's leading scorer from last season also has his name in the NCAA transfer portal.