Kyrie: Fighting for play-in not what I expected
Kyrie Irving said being outside of the play-in spots in the Western Conference wasn’t a position he expected to be in when he arrived in Dallas, which fell to 37-40 with Wednesday’s loss.
Durant returns, scores 16 in Suns home debut
Kevin Durant had 16 points and eight rebounds in his home debut, and the Suns won their third straight game, beating the Timberwolves 107-100.
AD sees ‘all the right pieces’ as Lakers find form
Anthony Davis led the Lakers to their 38th win of the season Wednesday night and believe they can “definitely make a run” as they round into form at full strength.
No iPhone, No. 8 Kobe and ‘Bad Day’: Sports and society during the Kings’ playoff drought
The Sacramento Kings are playoff-bound for the first time since 2006. A lot has happened in sports and society since the last time the Kings reached the postseason.
Holiday’s career-high 51 propel NBA-best Bucks
Jrue Holiday and Giannis Antetokounmpo put the Milwaukee Bucks on their backs, combining for 89 points in Wednesday’s 149-136 win over the Pacers.
Kings’ 16-year playoff drought comes to end
Sacramento has clinched its first playoff berth since the 2005-06 season, ending a drought that was the longest in the NBA, NFL, NHL and MLB.
Bulls’ Drummond sits after mental health post
Chicago Bulls center Andre Drummond missed the team’s home game against the Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday night after he posted on Twitter that he was deleting his social media apps to focus on his mental health.
Knicks All-Star Randle exits with sprained ankle
The Knicks’ Julius Randle missed the second half against Miami on Wednesday night because of a sprained left ankle.
Winslow has ankle surgery, to be ready for ’23-24
Trail Blazers forward Justise Winslow, who injured in ankle on Dec. 21, had surgery on his left ankle and is expected to be ready for next season.
Silver hopeful of NBA CBA deal by end of week
Commissioner Adam Silver said Wednesday he is hopeful that a new collective bargaining agreement between the league and its players can get done by the end of this week.