NBA: New Orleans Pelicans primed for collegiate superstar Zion Williamson after winning No 1 pick in draft lottery
The New Orleans Pelicans won the NBA draft lottery on Tuesday and will have the chance to make collegiate superstar Zion Williamson the top pick on 20 June.
NBA: Cleveland Cavaliers hand over coaching reins to veteran University of Michigan coach John Beilein
The Cleveland Cavaliers, in rebuilding mode after a 19-63 NBA season, have hired veteran collegiate coach John Beilein to fill their head coaching job, the team said Monday.
Negotiations between the Los Angeles Lakers and Tyronn Lue for the club's head coaching vacancy have collapsed according to the Los Angeles Times.
'It was just weird for him to just be like 'I'm out of here' and not even have no like, 'Hey 'Bron, kiss my ass. I'm out of here' LeBron James said.
NBA: LeBron James to skip this year's World Cup in China but says playing in 2020 Olympics is a 'possibility'
Four-time NBA Most Valuable Player LeBron James is a "possibility" for the defending champion US team at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games but says he will skip this year's World Cup in China.
NBA: James Harden helps Rockets clinch playoff spot with blitz against Pelicans; Warriors rack up 50th win of season
Harden, who scored a combined 118 points in his previous two games, didn't need to maintain his torrid pace against the Pelicans.
NBA: Legendary LeBron James to miss playoffs for first time in 14 years as LA Lakers bow out of contention
Legendary superstar LeBron James will miss the NBA playoffs for the first time since 2005 as the Los Angeles Lakers were officially eliminated with a 111-106 loss to the Brooklyn Nets.
NBA: Collin Sexton scores 28 points as Cavaliers rout Raptors; Clippers' Lou Williams becomes highest scoring substitute
Collin Sexton scored 28 points and Kevin Love tallied 16 points and 18 rebounds as the Cleveland Cavaliers used a balanced attack to upset the Toronto Raptors 126-101
NBA: Rockets beat Warriors despite missing leading scorer James Harden through illness; Jrue Holiday powers Pelicans to victory
Stephen Curry's 3 with 1:57 to play pulled the Warriors to 114-108 then his two free throws at 1:26 made it a four-point game before the Rockets came through at the line
NBA: Cleveland Cavaliers trade forward Rodney Hood to Portland Trail Blazers, receive Nik Stauskas, Wade Baldwin
Rodney Hood was in his second season with the Cavs, who acquired him at the deadline in 2018. He signed a one-year, $3.4 million qualifying offer last summer
NBA: Rockets bank on James Harden's 40-point masterclass to brush aside Orlando; struggling Cavaliers beat Bulls
Chris Paul returned from injury, but it was James Harden's 40 points that fueled the Houston Rockets' 103-98 come-from-behind victory over the Orlando Magic in the NBA on Sunday.
NBA: Stephen Curry scores 11 three-pointers in 48-point show in Warriors' win; Kawhi Leonard leads Raptors to victory
Stephen Curry scored 48 points and drained 11 three-pointers as the Golden State Warriors stretched their win streak to four with a win over the Mavericks.
NBA: James Harden steals the show with fourth 40-point triple-double as Rockets hammer Cavaliers; Raptors beat Nets
James Harden finished with 43 points, 12 assists and 10 rebounds to earn his fourth 40-point triple-double of the season as the Houston Rockets hammered the Cleveland Cavaliers 141-113 on Friday.
NBA: LeBron James shakes of illness to help Lakers beat Pelicans; Kawhi Leonard leads Raptors to 'businesslike' win
LeBron James scored 22 points, handed out 14 assists and pulled down 12 rebounds as the Los Angeles Lakers posted their sixth straight home win.
D'Angelo Russell produced a double-double to lead the Brooklyn Nets to victory against his former club with a 115-110 win over LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday.
NBA: Nuggets egde past Raptors in battle of conference leaders; Ben Simmons' triple-double helps 76ers beat Cavaliers
Nikola Jokic tallied 26 points for the Nuggets, who posted their 10th win in 12 games and maintain a slim lead over Golden State in the Western Conference.
NBA: Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant star as Warriors beat Kings; Giannis Antetokounmpo leads Bucks to win over Cavaliers
Curry finished with 35 points, Durant had 33 and Thompson had 27 points and nine rebounds for the Warriors, who outscored Sacramento 17-2 over the final three minutes.
NBA: Stephen Curry leads from front to guide Warriors past Cavaliers; Raptors beat Philadelphia 76ers
Stephen Curry scored 42 points to lead the Golden State Warriors to a 129-105 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday in an NBA Finals rematch in name only.
NBA Rundown Week 6: LeBron James' happy homecoming, Markelle Fultz's impending exit from 76ers and more
LeBron James came back to Cleveland. Rajon Rondo made himself useful despite a broken hand. The Golden State Warriors beat the Sacramento Kings after a wedgie. Here are the bits and bobs from another week in the NBA.
NBA: Kevin Durant scores season-high 44 points as Warriors edge past Kings; Karl-Anthony Towns powers Timberwolves to victory
The Kings made the Warriors work for the victory as De'Aaron Fox made two free throws with 26 seconds remaining to put Sacramento ahead after Thompson missed a 33-footer moments earlier