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Detroit Piston`s top scorer Brandon Jennings sidelined
Detroit Piston`s top scorer Brandon Jennings sidelined

The Detroit Pistons top scorer Brandon Jennings will likely miss the remainder of the season with a torn left Achilles tendon, the NBA team said on Sunday.

Torn rotator cuff could end Kobe Bryant`s season
Torn rotator cuff could end Kobe Bryant`s season

Los Angeles Lakers star guard Kobe Bryant will have the weekend to ponder treatment options for what doctors confirmed Friday was a torn rotator cuff injury in his right shoulder.

NBA: Sixers lose top scorer Wroten to knee injury
NBA: Sixers lose top scorer Wroten to knee injury

Philadelphia 76ers guard Tony Wroten, the NBA club`s leading scorer, will be sidelined indefinitely because of a torn right knee ligament, the team announced Friday.

Wroten suffered the anterior cruciate ligament injury against New Orleans on January 16.

Ariana Grande to headline NBA All-Star 2015 halftime show
Ariana Grande to headline NBA All-Star 2015 halftime show

 Ariana Grande is set to headline the 64th NBA All-Star Game halftime show on Feb. 15, 2015 at Madison Square Garden in New York City.

Kobe Bryant has torn rotator cuff, say LA Lakers
Kobe Bryant has torn rotator cuff, say LA Lakers

The struggling Los Angeles Lakers got more bad news on Thursday when an MRI exam revealed superstar Kobe Bryant`s right shoulder injury is a torn rotator cuff.

LeBron James shakes off flu as Cavaliers win fourth in a row
LeBron James shakes off flu as Cavaliers win fourth in a row

A day after missing practice due to illness, LeBron James scored 26 points to lead Cleveland over Utah 106-92 Wednesday, giving the Cavaliers their fourth consecutive NBA victory.

NBA: Cavs stay strong in win over Bulls
NBA: Cavs stay strong in win over Bulls

LeBron James scored 26 points and Kyrie Irving added 18 points and 12 assists on Monday as the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the short-handed Chicago Bulls 108-94 on Monday.

NBA: James Harden pours in 45 points to lead Rockets past Pacers
NBA: James Harden pours in 45 points to lead Rockets past Pacers

James Harden bounced back in a big way on Monday, scoring 45 points to lead the Houston Rockets to a 110-98 NBA victory over the Indiana Pacers.

Harden was one point shy of his career high set on February 20, 2013 against Oklahoma City.

NBA: Korver helps carry load as Hawks win 12th straight
NBA: Korver helps carry load as Hawks win 12th straight

Kyle Korver drained seven three pointers as the Atlanta Hawks won their 12th straight NBA game Saturday, a 107-99 victory over Chicago in a battle of division leaders.

Kwahi Leonard returns to spark Spurs to win over Blazers
Kwahi Leonard returns to spark Spurs to win over Blazers

Reigning playoff MVP Kawhi Leonard made the most of his return to the San Antonio lineup, scoring a team high 20 points as the Spurs beat Portland 110-96 on Friday.

Russell Westbrook shines as Thunder roll over Warriors
Russell Westbrook shines as Thunder roll over Warriors

Russell Westbrook exploded for a triple-double and Kevin Durant scored 36 points as the Oklahoma City Thunder dominated the Golden State Warriors 127-115 on Friday.

Carmelo Anthony can`t stop New York Knicks` slide
Carmelo Anthony can`t stop New York Knicks` slide

Carmelo Anthony was powerless to prevent the New York Knicks extending their franchise-losing record streak to 16 matches as they were thrashed 95-79 by the Milwaukee Bucks in London on Thursday.

My body could not take more training: Mario Bartoli
My body could not take more training: Mario Bartoli

She sprang a surprise by retiring from tennis after winning the 2013 Wimbledon women's singles title and France's Marion Bartoli on Thursday said she took the decision as she was unable to endure the physically tough training process that makes a champion.

Phoenix Suns spoil LeBron James` return with win over Cleveland Cavaliers
Phoenix Suns spoil LeBron James` return with win over Cleveland Cavaliers

The Phoenix Suns spoiled LeBron James` return to NBA action on Tuesday, holding off "King" James and the Cleveland Cavaliers 107-100.

Mo Williams` 52 points helps Minnesota Timberwolves snap skid
Mo Williams` 52 points helps Minnesota Timberwolves snap skid

Mo Williams scored a career-high 52 points on Tuesday to power Minnesota to a 110-101 victory over Indiana, ending the Timberwolves` 15-game NBA losing streak.

Washington Wizards finally beat San Antonio Spurs
Washington Wizards finally beat San Antonio Spurs

The Washington Wizards ended nearly a decade of frustration on Tuesday with a 101-93 NBA triumph over San Antonio, their first win over the Spurs since 2005.

Brooklyn Nets forward Kevin Garnett suspended for Dwight Howard head-butt
Brooklyn Nets forward Kevin Garnett suspended for Dwight Howard head-butt

Brooklyn Nets forward Kevin Garnett was suspended for one game on Tuesday for head-butting Rockets center Dwight Howard in a game on Monday night.

NBA: `King` LeBron James still rules jersey sales
NBA: `King` LeBron James still rules jersey sales

LeBron James` Number 23 Cleveland Cavaliers jersey is once again the NBA`s top seller among US fans.

Nets` Kevin Garnett tossed after head-butting Dwight Howard
Nets` Kevin Garnett tossed after head-butting Dwight Howard

Kevin Garnett lost his cool and his Brooklyn Nets lost again on Monday, falling 113-99 to the Houston Rockets.

Pau Gasol`s 46 points lift Chicago Bulls over Milwaukee Bucks
Pau Gasol`s 46 points lift Chicago Bulls over Milwaukee Bucks

Spain`s Pau Gasol scored a career-high 46 points on Saturday to help the Chicago Bulls overcome the absence of Derrick Rose in a 95-87 triumph over the Milwaukee Bucks.