Basketball

Kings bounce back from 46-point loss to beat Blazers 86-82

Willie Cauley-Stein scored 13 of his 22 points in the fourth quarter and the Sacramento Kings bounced back from an embarrassing loss earlier in the week to beat the Portland Trail Blazers 86-82.

James Johnson was happy with game plan and hunger…

Miami Heat's James Johnson said the hunger to win and the game plan were executed the best tonight.

LeBron's 39 lead Cavs to 118-113 OT win against…

LeBron's 39 points lead Cavaliers to 118-113 overtime win against Clippers.

Phoenix Suns trade Eric Bledsoe to Milwaukee Bucks

The Suns and Bucks are “finalizing” a trade that would send Eric Bledsoe to Milwaukee, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski and Zach Lowe report. Phoenix will receive Greg Monroe, a first-round pick and a second-round pick in return.

Spurs overcome 23-point deficit to beat Thunder, 104-101

LaMarcus Aldridge had 26 points and the San Antonio Spurs overcame a 23-point deficit to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 104-101

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Timberwolves rout Mavs after quiet first half

Heat's Spoelstra looks forward to more success…

Miami Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra gives high praise to his players for their competitiveness and looks forward to more success.

LeBron Is Vaguely Expressing Displeasure Online…

Can you believe we’re only three weeks into the NBA season and LeBron James is already posting cartoon images of anthropomorphic aardvarks in an apparent reference to his team’s poor play?

Holiday scores 27, Bulls hold off Walker, Hornets 123-120

Justin Holiday had 27 points and the Chicago Bulls beat the skidding Charlotte Hornets 123-120, overcoming a 47-point outburst by Kemba Walker to snap their five-game losing streak

Justise Winslow gives nothing but praise to…

Miami Heat's Justise Winslow gives a lot a praise to teammates Hassan Whiteside for being a force on offense and defense and James Johnson for working hard through his slump.

Butler, balanced Wolves pull away from Mavs for 111-87 win

Jimmy Butler led a balanced set of Minnesota starters with 21 points and the Timberwolves ended a five-game losing streak in Dallas with a 111-87 victory over the Mavericks

Darren Collison: 'We didn't give in' against…

Darren Collison on the Pacers' resilience: "You look at every individual on this team -- they have something to prove."

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Dinwiddie scores 25, leads Nets over Jazz, 118-107

Spencer Dinwiddie scored a career-high 25 points, Allen Crabbe had 18 points, and the Brooklyn Nets beat the Utah Jazz 118-107 on Friday.

Victor Oladipo after Pacers' comeback win: 'This…

Victor Oladipo after the Pacers' comeback win: "We're 16 games in and I feel like we've been in every type of game imaginable."

Stephenson rallies Pacers from 22 down past Pistons 107-100

Reserve guard Lance Stephenson scored all 13 of his points in the fourth quarter, including a key 3-pointer with two minutes left, and the Indiana Pacers rallied from 22 down to defeat the Detroit Pistons 107-100

Domas Sabonis on impact of Lance Stephenson's…

Despite his strong performance Friday night against the Detroit Pistons, Domas Sabonis wasn't feeling great after eating something bad on Thursday: "I don't even want to think about food."

Whiteside, Heat lead by 25, hold on to beat Wizards 91-88

The Miami Heat allowed a 25-point lead to dwindle all the way down to one before holding on for a 91-88 victory behind Hassan Whiteside's 22 points and 16 rebounds

Nate McMillan says Pacers 'knew they could play…

Nate McMillan after the Indiana Pacers' comeback win over the Detroit Pistons: "Our guys didn't put their heads down. They didn't give into that uphill battle that we had."

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Lowry and DeRozan each score 22, Raptors beat Knicks 107-84

Lowry has 22 points and 10 assists, DeRozan scores 22 as short-handed Raptors beat Knicks 107-84

Chris Broussard reveals his top 5 in-game dunkers…

From Blake Griffin to Half-Man, Half-Amazing, Chris Broussard's top 5 in-game dunkers of all time know how to rock the rim.