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.

Lakers star LeBron James flexes new 'Titan' shoes

LeBron James sported the new Philippine-inspired colorway of his signature shoes for the first time during the Los Angeles Lakers’ 107-92 loss to the defending NBA champion Toronto Raptors in Orlando on Saturday.

NBA Roundup: Celtics clobber Raptors; Magic, Nets catch last train; Suns unbeaten; KD richer by $1M

The Boston Celtics ran roughshod over the defending champion Toronto Raptors 122-100 Saturday in Orlando.

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: Defending champion Raptors rally over Nets; Jazz, Celtics win

Toronto reserve Norman Powell scored 12 of his 24 points in the fourth quarter as the defending champion Raptors rallied to beat Brooklyn 104-99 Wednesday in their NBA 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: Raptors' Nick Nurse named Coach of the Year

Toronto Raptors' Nick Nurse was named NBA Coach of the Year for the 2019-20 season on Saturday with his club still defending the crown.

NBA: Luka Doncic nails epic game-winner for Mavs; Celtics, Raptors advance

Luka Doncic wasn't about to let a sprained ankle slow him down, nailing a game-winning three-pointer at the buzzer to lift the Dallas Mavericks to a 135-133 overtime playoff win over the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday.

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: Boycott amid Jacob Blake killing; Bucks lead movement; Teams plan to abandon games, season

The NBA season stood still Wednesday as the Milwaukee Bucks refused to play the Orlando Magic in Game 5 of their first round Eastern Conference playoff series over the police shooting of African-American man Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wisconsin.

NBA: Raptors, Celtics mull boycott protest over police shooting

Toronto Raptors coach Nick Nurse said Wednesday his players and members of the Boston Celtics have discussed a possible boycott of their Eastern Conference semifinal opener following the police shooting of a black man in Wisconsin.

NBA: Clippers eliminate Mavericks; Celtics rout Raptors

Kawhi Leonard finished with 33 points and 14 rebounds as the Los Angeles Clippers advanced to the second round of the NBA playoffs with a 111-97 victory over the injury-hampered Dallas Mavericks on Sunday.

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 Playoffs: Celtics rout Raptors, near Eastern Conference Finals

The Boston Celtics blew out the Toronto Raptors 111-89 on Monday, pushing the reigning NBA champions to the brink of elimination in the Eastern Conference semifinals.

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.

NBA: Nuggets thump Clippers, Raptors down Celtics to even series

The Denver Nuggets bounced back with a vengeance on Saturday, powering to a 110-101 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers to even their NBA playoff series 1-1.

NBA: Raptors outlast Celtics to stay alive in playoffs

With their season on the brink and title repeat hopes in jeopardy, the Toronto Raptors outfought Boston for a dramatic series-tying 125-122 double-overtime triumph Wednesday in the NBA playoffs.

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.