The red-hot Los Angeles Clippers looked to keep rolling on Friday night, when they took on the New Orleans Pelicans. The surging Clippers had ripped off wins in six straight and eight of nine, but they faced a tough test from the Pelicans, who saw their four-game win streak snapped their last time out. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com
It's a tough time to be a fan of the Los Angeles Lakers. After decades of unparalleled success, the team is in a fallow period. They currently sit second-from-the-bottom in the Western Conference, much closer to having the league's worst...Show More Summary
With Derrick Rose and Jimmy Butler in their backcourt, the Chicago Bulls are in good shape. The two connected on a fast break Friday against the Phoenix Suns after a jump ball. After getting the ball, Rose didn't even bother to dribble, hitting Butler with a half-court alley-oop that the 2-guard finished with a slam dunk. Show More Summary
The red-hot Houston Rockets looked to continue their recent run of success on Friday night when they took on the Boston Celtics. The Rockets had won three straight and four of five, and faced a tricky test from the gritty Celtics, who had dropped two of their last three. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com
The Cleveland Cavaliers extended their winning streak to nine games with a 101-90 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Friday at Quicken Loans Arena. Kevin Love had a game-high 23 points to go along with 10 rebounds. LeBron James and chipped in 19 points and seven assists for the Cavs (28-20), who led by 21 going into the fourth quarter. Show More Summary
The red-hot Toronto Raptors looked to continue their recent run of success on Friday night against the Brooklyn Nets. The Raptors had won four straight and five of their last six, and faced a Nets squad who had dropped two straight and three of their last four. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com
That does not look fun. Utah Jazz rookie Dante Exum was destroyed on a screen by Draymond Green on Friday against the Golden State Warriors. As Exum ran into Green, he was hit in the throat and was clearly in pain after it happened.Show More Summary
The Minnesota Timberwolves looked to build a bit of momentum on Friday night, when they took on the Philadelphia 76ers. The T-Wolves snapped a five-game skid their last time out, and faced a Sixers squad who snapped their own six-game skid in their last contest. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com
The Atlanta Hawks just can't stop winning. Thanks to a 36-point fourth quarter, the Hawks rallied to beat the Portland Trail Blazers on Friday night in Atlanta to extend their franchise-record winning streak to 18 games. LaMarcus Aldridge's 37 points and 11 rebounds weren't enough for Portland, which has now lost four of its last five. Show More Summary
The Atlanta Hawks just keep on rolling. In the fourth quarter on Friday against the Portland Trail Blazers, Hawks point guard Jeff Teague faked out two defenders with a pump fake after driving to the rim. With both Portland players out of position, Teague easily made the point-blank layup. Show More Summary
Jacque Vaughn likely isn't going to be serving as the Orlando Magic head coach for too much longer, and Yahoo Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski has the scoop: As embarrassing losses accumulate, Vaughn is rapidly running out of time to showShow More Summary
The shortest month of the year will be a tough one for the Knicks. Throughout February, New York will face high-caliber teams like the Golden State Warriors, Cleveland Cavaliers and Toronto Raptors. The franchise will also compete against...Show More Summary
Memphis, Tenn. – Memphis Grizzlies guard/forward Vince Carter underwent a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) today, which revealed a left foot tendon injury. Carter will be re-evaluated within the next week at which time an update will be provided.
New Orleans forward Anthony Davis will miss Friday night's game against the Los Angeles Clippers because of a groin strain.
Despite heading in opposite directions of late, the Chicago Bulls and Phoenix Suns are set to cross paths in front of a national audience Friday night ( 10:30 p.m. ET on ESPN). The Bulls (30-18) are only two games into a six-round road trip, but the journey already looks like a mystery. Show More Summary
The New York Knicks have signed veteran forward Lou Amundson for the remainder of the season.
Chris Paul and the Los Angeles Clippers (32-14) are on the road to take on the New Orleans Pelicans (24-22), Friday, at the Smoothie King Center. The Clippers won the first meeting between the two, 120-100. Tipoff: 8 p.m. ET Coverage: FSW/FSN Injuries (via CBS Sports): J.J. Show More Summary
Memphis Grizzlies guard/forward Vince Carter has an injured tendon in his left foot and will undergo more evaluation.
When the Dallas Mavericks prepare to take on the Miami Heat on Friday night, head coach Rick Carlisle will have to adjust his strategy without Chandler Parsons. Carlisle announced before the game that the 26-year-old small forward is suffering from an illness, per Earl K. Show More Summary
Pau Gasol, a renaissance man of several different shapes, is having somewhat of a renaissance season. In his first go around with the Chicago Bulls, Gasol has bounced back back from two hellish years beneath Mike D'Antoni's thumb (perhaps...Show More Summary