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NBA: Earl Lloyd, league`s first black player, dies
NBA: Earl Lloyd, league`s first black player, dies

Earl Lloyd, the first African-American to play in a National Basketball Association game, has died at the age of 86.

NBA: Timberwolves win as Kevin Garnett makes emotional return
NBA: Timberwolves win as Kevin Garnett makes emotional return

Kevin Garnett received a hero`s welcome in his return to Minnesota on Wednesday, even if his on-court contribution to a 97-77 NBA win over Washington was relatively modest.

NBA: Dallas Mavericks suspend Rajon Rondo, fall to Hawks
NBA: Dallas Mavericks suspend Rajon Rondo, fall to Hawks

With point guard Rajon Rondo suspended for one game for a heated argument with coach Rick Carlisle, the Dallas Mavericks fell 104-87 to Atlanta on Wednesday.

NBA: Charlotte Hornets sting injury-hit Bulls
NBA: Charlotte Hornets sting injury-hit Bulls

The Chicago Bulls, reeling from the loss of again-injured Derrick Rose, fell 98-86 on Wednesday to the Charlotte Hornets. 

Philippine team sacks US import for Manny Pacquiao insult
Philippine team sacks US import for Manny Pacquiao insult

Philippine basketball authorities have sacked and fined an American import for ridiculing national boxing hero Manny Pacquiao`s quest to become a professional basketballer.

NBA: Mike Conley, Grizzlies hold off Los Angeles Clippers
NBA: Mike Conley, Grizzlies hold off Los Angeles Clippers

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 on Monday.

 NBA: Tony Snell powers Bulls past Bucks
NBA: Tony Snell powers Bulls past Bucks

Tony Snell came off the bench to deliver 20 points as the Chicago Bulls posted their sixth victory in their last seven NBA contests with a 87-71 win over Milwaukee on Monday.

Millsap powers East-leading Hawks over Bucks
Millsap powers East-leading Hawks over Bucks

Paul Millsap scored 23 points and grabbed 16 rebounds as the Atlanta Hawks snapped a two-game losing streak Sunday with a 97-86 NBA victory at Milwaukee.

James, Irving, Love power Cavaliers over Knicks
James, Irving, Love power Cavaliers over Knicks

LeBron James and Kyrie Irving each scored 18 points while Kevin Love added 16 points and 16 rebounds Sunday as the Cleveland Cavaliers ripped the NBA-worst New York Knicks 101-83.

Warriors deal Spurs second straight defeat
Warriors deal Spurs second straight defeat

The Golden State Warriors burnished their NBA-leading record on Friday, roughing up defending champions San Antonio 110-99.

 James leads Cavaliers in rout of Wizards
James leads Cavaliers in rout of Wizards

The Cleveland Cavaliers launched their push to the NBA post-season on Friday with a 127-89 pummeling of the Washington Wizards.

Miami Heat star Chris Bosh sidelined by lung trouble
Miami Heat star Chris Bosh sidelined by lung trouble

Miami Heat forward Chris Bosh was hospitalized on Thursday with a pulmonary complaint but Heat coach Erik Spoelstra declined to confirm reports that doctors suspect a blood clot in his lung.

Dallas Mavericks sign Amare Stoudemire to boost playoff bid
Dallas Mavericks sign Amare Stoudemire to boost playoff bid

Amare Stoudemire signed with the Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday, giving the NBA club a front-line boost with a six-time All-Star as it fights for a playoff berth.

Carmelo Anthony to undergo season-ending left knee surgery
Carmelo Anthony to undergo season-ending left knee surgery

Carmelo Anthony, the New York Knicks top scorer and rebounder, will not play again this season as he is due to undergo left knee surgery after suffering in pain for months, the NBA club announced Wednesday.

LeBron James elected NBA players union VP
LeBron James elected NBA players union VP

Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James has been elected the first vice president of the NBA Players Association.

We want to make basketball second dominant sport in India: NBA
We want to make basketball second dominant sport in India: NBA

Basketball is predominantly a growing sport in India but the United States-based National Basketball Association (NBA) has plans to make the game the "second most dominant" sport in the country besides cricket.

NBA: Derrick Rose paces Bulls in win over Cavs
NBA: Derrick Rose paces Bulls in win over Cavs

Former NBA Most Valuable Player Derrick Rose didn`t garner an All-Star berth, but he starred on Thursday in the league`s last game before the mid-season showcase.

Boston Celtics snatch 89-88 win over Atlanta Hawks
Boston Celtics snatch 89-88 win over Atlanta Hawks

Boston Forward Evan Turner`s running shot just before the final buzzer broke Atlanta hearts on Wednesday, lifting the lowly Celtics to an 89-88 NBA victory over the high-flying Hawks.

LeBron James dominant as Cleveland Cavaliers beat Miami Heats
LeBron James dominant as Cleveland Cavaliers beat Miami Heats

LeBron James delivered a dominant performance against his former team on Wednesday leading Cleveland to a 113-93 NBA victory over Miami.

NBA: Pelicans' Anthony Davis pulls out of All-Star game
NBA: Pelicans' Anthony Davis pulls out of All-Star game

New Orleans Pelicans star forward Anthony Davis on Wednesday became the latest player to pull out of Sunday`s NBA All-Star game because of injury.