Portland (AFP) - Wesley Matthews, who has helped the Portland Trail Blazers become a title threat, will miss the remainder of the NBA season with a ruptured left Achilles tendon, the team announced Friday.
You know how you can tell Jimmy Butler's got a monster payday coming this summer? He's already putting stacks on shooting contests.
The cheerleading squads from Albany State and Tuskegee were sent home in disgrace after brawling during a basketball tournament.
Oklahoma's Russell Westbrook has scored his fourth consecutive triple-double - including a career-high 49 points - in a tough NBA win over Philadelphia.
Atlanta (AFP) - Rallying from a 15-point deficit in the final 10 minutes, the Atlanta Hawks beat Houston 104-96, retaining the NBA's best record with their fifth victory in a row.
Cleveland (AFP) - LeBron James bounced back from a sub-par NBA effort and Kyrie Irving returned after a two-game absence as the Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the Boston Celtics 110-79.
The NBA legend's wealth has finally tipped over into 10 figures - and it seems that he has a very unlikely man to thank.
New York (AFP) - The National Basketball Association suspended Houston Rockets star forward James Harden for kicking Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James in the groin, the league said.
The owner of NBL club the Wollongong Hawks says the club's future looks bleak if they can't find more sponsors after going into voluntary administration.
Houston (AFP) - James Harden finished with 33 points, eight rebounds and five assists as the Houston Rockets edged the Cleveland Cavaliers 105-103 in overtime.
By Steve Ginsburg
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Olympic figure skating champion Sarah Hughes vividly recalls falling on her head in practice and suffering her first concussion.
NBA star LeBron James isn't impressed his 10-year-old son, who has already shown he's a basketball talent, is being targetted by university recruiters.
(Reuters) - Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose will undergo surgery for a torn meniscus is his right knee, the National Basketball Association team said on Tuesday.
The 2011 NBA Most Valu...
By Larry Fine
(Reuters) - Kareem Abdul-Jabbar proved to be an ultimate winner during his Hall of Fame career but for the NBA's all-time leading scorer, missing out on a chance to be a h...
Manila (AFP) - Philippine basketball authorities have sacked and fined an American import for ridiculing national boxing hero Manny Pacquiao's quest to become a professional basketballer.
Los Angeles (AFP) - Mike Conley had a crucial steal in the final seconds then sank two free throws with 1.5 seconds left on the clock as Memphis edged the Los Angeles Clippers 90-87.
The Cleveland Cavaliers and Indian Pacers were among the key winners in the NBA.
Charlotte (AFP) - Oklahoma City shook off the absence of injured NBA Most Valuable Player Kevin Durant to defeat Charlotte 110-103.
Toronto has thrashed Atlanta at home in a battle of two favourites for the NBA championship.
Oakland (United States) (AFP) - The Golden State Warriors burnished their NBA-leading record, roughing up defending champions San Antonio 110-99.