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Chick Hearn's widow, Marge, dies at 98

Marge Hearn, the widow of legendary Los Angeles Lakers broadcaster Chick Hearn, has died. She was 98.

Mavs' Nowitzki sits out to rest versus Suns

Mavericks star Dirk Nowitzki skipped the game against Phoenix on Sunday night to rest on the front end of a back-to-back and the first of five games in seven nights for Dallas.

Wizards' coach Wittman to miss 2 games after brother's death

Washington Wizards coach Randy Wittman will miss his team's next two games following his brother's death.

Pelicans' Davis cleared to play vs. Nets after concussion

New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis will play Saturday night against the Brooklyn Nets after clearing the NBA's concussion protocol,

Hawks' Millsap probable for Sunday with ankle sprain

Atlanta Hawks forward Paul Millsap is listed as probable for Sunday's game at Miami with a left ankle sprain.

Ex-NBA player Kenny Sailors dead at 95

Kenny Sailors, the college basketball Hall of Famer credited by some with being the first to use the modern jump shot, has died. He was 95.

Rivers: Griffin 'feels awful' about punching incident

The Los Angeles Clippers consider their investigation of Blake Griffin's punch-out of a team staff member to be closed, and coach Doc Rivers says Griffin "feels awful" for the incident that happened on the team's recent road trip.

Hornets' Kidd-Gilchrist returns vs. Blazers

Charlotte Hornets forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist is set to return after missing nearly four months with a shoulder injury.

Yao to help instruct at Basketball without Borders camp

Former NBA great Yao Ming will help provide instruction at the Basketball without Borders camp during All-Star weekend in Toronto.

Anthony, Porzingis back in Knicks' lineup; Calderon out

Carmelo Anthony and Kristaps Porzingis are back in the lineup for the New York Knicks in their game Friday night against Phoenix.

Hornets' Kidd-Gilchrist cleared for return tonight

The Charlotte Hornets announced today that forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist has been cleared for game action and is expected to be in uniform for tonight's contest against the Portland Trail Blazers at the Moda Center. Kidd-Gilchrist underwent surgery to repair a torn labrum in his right shoulder on Oct. Show More Summary

Guard combo turning Raptors into elite force in East

Winning in the NBA is a process. For the Toronto Raptors, that process has taken 20-plus seasons. On Nov. 3, 1995, the Raptors won their first-ever game, a 94-79 decision over the (then-) New Jersey Nets. That 1-0 start was followed by seven losses and the team finished its inaugural season 21-61. Show More Summary

Warriors' Green and Thompson headline reserves for 2016 NBA All-Star Game

Draymond Green and Klay Thompson of the Golden State Warriors headline the list of 14 players selected by the NBA's head coaches as reserves for the 2016 NBA All-Star Game. Green, a first-time selection, and Thompson, an All-Star for...Show More Summary

Pelicans' Davis, Evans out; Kings' Karl, too

New Orleans Pelicans coach Alvin Gentry says starting forward Anthony Davis and starting point guard Tyreke Evans will sit out Thursday night's game against Sacramento.

New technology to virtually light up 3-point line on ABC

The 3-point line will virtually light up during Saturday prime-time NBA broadcasts on ABC this season.

Future Warriors arena to be named Chase Center

Golden State Warriors President Rick Welts says the team has reached a naming-rights deal with JPMorgan Chase for a new arena to be built in San Francisco.

Pistons owner Gores pledges $10M for Flint water relief

Tom Gores, a Flint native and owner of the Detroit Pistons, is pledging to raise $10 million to address the short- and long-term needs of his Michigan hometown, where the drinking water is contaminated with lead.

Sting to perform at halftime of 2016 All-Star Game

The National Basketball Association (NBA) announced today that 16-time Grammy® Award-winning musician Sting will headline the 65th NBA All-Star Game halftime show Sunday, Feb. 14 at Air Canada Centre in Toronto. All-Star Game coverage begins at 8:00 p.m. Show More Summary

Lakers plan to honor O'Neal with statue at Staples Center

Following is a statement from Lakers President and co-owner Jeanie Buss regarding the announcement that Shaquille O'Neal will be honored with a statue at Staples Center. The statue will be unveiled on a date yet to be determined during the 2016-17 season:

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