LeBron James scored a season-high 42 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Golden State Warriors 110-99 for their 18th victory in 20 games.
As Quincy Pondexter saw his three-pointer go down with 49.9 seconds on the clock, he turned up court, allowed a slight smile and pounded his chest with the palm of his hand three times.
Oft-injured Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose has a medial meniscus tear of his right knee and will require surgery. It is the same medial meniscus Rose, the league MVP in 2011, tore in November 2013.
Former Sonic and North Carolina star has had many of his longtime basketball friends die recently, notably Tar Heels coach Dean Smith and former rival and teammate Jerome Kersey.
Isaiah Thomas burned his former team with eight critical points in the last two minutes, and the Boston Celtics held off the host Phoenix Suns 115-110. Thomas, a college standout at Washington, scored 21 points and former Bellarmine Prep of Tacoma player Avery Bradley had 23.
Rodney Stuckey, a former standout for Eastern Washington and Kentwood High in Covington, had his second consecutive 30-point game to help the host Indiana Pacers beat the league-leading Golden State Warriors 104-98.
All-Star Chris Bosh’s season is over, with Miami Heat officials announcing blood clots were found on one of his lungs.
All-Star Chris Bosh of the Miami Heat underwent more tests in a South Florida hospital, amid concerns blood clots have worked their way from the center’s legs to his lungs to create a condition that could be season-ending or worse.
Point guards moving quickly made this trade deadline a transition game.
Jerome Kersey, the small forward who played his first 11 NBA seasons with the Portland Trail Blazers and helped the San Antonio Spurs win the 1999 title, has died. He was 52.
After more than 1,100 victories, a trip to the 1996 NBA Finals with the Sonics and a Coach of the Year award in his final season in Denver, George Karl still feels he has unfinished business. So he left a job as an ESPN television analyst to coach the Sacramento Kings.
Cavaliers went into All-Star break winning 14 of 16
It’s a frantic schedule for former Washington State star Klay Thompson during his first appearance in the NBA All-Star game
With team owners increasingly forced to spend their own money on a stadium or arena, they want additional revenue sources to offset costs. That’s why “entertainment districts’’ of hotels, restaurants, retail stores, condominiums, offices, convention space and, of course, an a
Westbrook scores 41 points, one shy of All-Star Game record, in the highest scoring All-Star Game.
Minnesota rookie guard Zach LaVine, a former Bothell High School star, defeated Orlando’s Victor Olidipo to win the Slam Dunk Contest during All-Star festivities Saturday night.
Not counting Russell Wilson’s Super Bowl interception, here’s a look at our top five Seattle heartbreaks, their defining moment and what happened next.
Many observers think Saturday’s three-point-shooting contest, part of All-Star weekend in New York, could be the best in the history of the event. The Golden State duo of Klay Thompson and Stephen Curry and Atlanta’s Kyle Korver are among the contestants.
Jac Sperling, who has strong ties to both leagues, and New York investment banker Ray Bartoszek have been courting potential partners, possibly giving Chris Hansen’s proposed Sodo arena project some competition.
Carmelo Anthony’s regular season probably is over, but he still plans to play one more time — Sunday’s All-Star Game at Madison Square Garden.