NBA Roundup: LA Confidential -- Round 1 to LeBron James, Lakers
The Los Angeles Lakers had a good start in the NBA season restart Thursday at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando as it edged co-Staples Center tenant the Los Angeles Clippers, 103-101.
NBA Roundup: Warren drops 53; Heat wave; Thunder, Jazz take knee; not Smart enough
Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons combined for 60 points but were no match for Indiana's T.J. Warren who dropped 53 points, highlighted by 9-of-12 shooting from the arc, in a 127-121 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers at the NBA bubble Saturday in Orlando.
NBA: Kyle Lowry sparks Raptors over Lakers
Kyle Lowry scored 33 points and grabbed 14 rebounds to lift the defending NBA champion Toronto Raptors over the Los Angeles Lakers 107-92 in a showdown of title contenders Saturday.
NBA Roundup: Booker nails game-winner; Lou Williams back in bubble; Luka shatters Big O's record
Devin Booker showed he is clutch as he nailed the winning basket in the Phoenix Suns' 117-115 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers Tuesday.
NBA Roundup: Lakers drop third straight; LeBron, Giannis, Harden NBA MVP finalists; Suns continue to sizzle
The Indiana Pacers dealt the Los Angeles Lakers their third straight loss Saturday in Orlando.
NBA: Warren, Pacers hand Lakers another loss as playoffs loom
T.J. Warren scored 39 points as the in-form Indiana Pacers inflicted a 116-111 defeat on LeBron James and his stuttering Los Angeles Lakers, who have lost three in a row as the NBA playoffs approach.
NBA: Pacers hold off Rockets despite Harden's 45 points
Myles Turner and Justin Holiday scored 18 points apiece as the Indiana Pacers withstood a 45-point performance from Houston star James Harden Wednesday in a 108-104 NBA victory over the Rockets.
NBA: Clippers rally to beat Mavericks; Nuggets edge Jazz in OT
LOS ANGELES (AFP) -- Kawhi Leonard scored 29 points and had 12 rebounds and Paul George tallied 27 points as the Los Angeles Clippers held on to beat the Dallas Mavericks 118-110 in the opening game of their playoff series.
NBA: Raptors rip Nets; Celtics hold off 76ers for 3-0 playoff leads
The defending champions Toronto Raptors pummelled the Brooklyn Nets while the Boston Celtics had to claw past a determined Philadelphia on Friday, both taking commanding 3-0 series leads in the NBA playoffs.
NBA Roundup: Celtics, Raptors, Clippers, Jazz win; Doncic hurt; Lillard to play
The Boston Celtics moved a win away from the second round of the playoffs as it beat the Philadephia 76ers Friday and take a commanding 3-0 lead in their first round series.
NBA Roundup: Clippers rout Doncic, Mavs for 3-2 lead; George admits being in 'dark place'; Giannis named Defensive Player of the Year
The Los Angeles Clippers are one win away and the Denver Nuggets staved off elimination in first round NBA playoff games Tuesday in Orlando.
NBA: Paul George overcomes struggles as Clippers win; Nuggets stay alive
Paul George says his struggles are over as he scored a team-high 35 points on Tuesday to lead the Los Angeles Clippers to a dominating 154-111 playoff victory over the Dallas Mavericks.
NBA Roundup: Clippers boot out Mavs; Celtics rout Raptors; Nuggets, Jazz in do-or-die
The Los Angeles Clippers advanced, the Toronto Raptors crashed, and the Denver Nuggets forced a penultimate game in NBA playoff games Sunday in Orlando.
NBA: OG Anunoby's buzzer-beater gives Raptors needed win over Celtics
OG Anunoby drained a buzzer-beating three-pointer as the Toronto Raptors resuscitated their NBA title defense Thursday with a 104-103 victory over the Boston Celtics.
NBA Roundup: Raptors, Nuggets triumph; Giannis hurt, questionable for Game 4; Davis to man center for Lakers?
The Toronto Raptors and Denver Nuggets evened up in NBA second round playoff games Saturday in Orlando.
NBA Roundup: Anunoby's clutch three lifts Raptors past Celtics; Clippers rout Nuggets; Steve Nash new Nets coach; Morant named Rookie of the Year
The Toronto Raptors avoided a looming sweep and the Los Angeles Clippers flexed their might in NBA semifinal playoff games Thursday in Orlando.
Clippers outgun Nuggets; Celtics push NBA champion Raptors to brink
Paul George scored 32 points and the Los Angeles Clippers turned up the heat defensively Monday in a 113-107 victory over the Denver Nuggets for a 2-1 lead in the NBA Western Conference semi-finals.
NBA Roundup: Nuggets-Clippers in do-or-die; D'Antoni leaves Rockets; Pau Gasol, wife name newborn after Kobe's daughter Gianna
The Denver Nuggets lived for another day as it triumphed over the Los Angeles Clippers and forced a do-or-die Game 7 in their Western Conference semifinal series in Orlando Sunday.
NBA: Nuggets, Jokic drag Clippers, Kawhi to Game 7 in Western Conference semis
Denver's Nikola Jokic had game highs of 34 points, 14 rebounds and seven assists Sunday, powering the Nuggets over the Los Angeles Clippers 111-98 to level their NBA playoff series.
NBA Roundup: Celtics oust Raptors, advance to EC Finals; Nuggets stay alive; Rockets' House evicted from bubble
There will be a new NBA champion and the Denver Nuggets extended their season following NBA playoff games Friday in Orlando.
NBA Roundup: Clippers dumped in Western semis, Heat take Game 1 of Eastern Finals
The Los Angeles Clippers were ousted while the Miami Heat defense came through in NBA playoff games Tuesday in Orlando.