Lue taking leave from Cavaliers to address health…

Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue is taking a leave of absence from the team to address health issues that have included chest pains and loss of sleep

Sizing up possible first-round opponents for the Celtics

Trail Blazers win 13th straight, beat Clippers…

Damian Lillard scored 23 points and CJ McCollum added 21 to lead the Portland Trail Blazers to their 13th straight victory, 122-109 over the Los Angeles Clippers

Harden scores 34 as Rockets hold off Timberwolves…

James Harden had 34 points and 12 assists, and Houston held off a fourth-quarter rally to beat Minnesota 129-120 for the Rockets' 26th win in 28 games

Davis leads Pelicans past Celtics 108-89

Anthony Davis had 34 points and 11 rebounds, and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the hobbled Boston Celtics 108-89

Westbrook, Thunder end Raptors' 11-game win streak

Westbrook has fifth straight triple-double as Thunder beat Raptors 132-125 for sixth straight victory, snap Toronto's streak at 11

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Beal helps Wizards knock off Pacers 109-102

Bradley Beal scores 19 points as Washington Wizards top Indiana Pacers 109-102 in possible playoff preview

Portland wins 12th straight with 100-87 victory over Detroit

Damian Lillard's big game helps Portland Trail Blazers beat Detroit Pistons 100-87 for 12th straight win

Utah Jazz beat Sacramento Kings 103-97 for 9th straight win

Donovan Mitchell scores 28 points as Utah Jazz beat Sacramento Kings 103-97 for 9th straight win

Horos: Wolves fans, it's time to bring it

Cook, Green lead depleted Warriors past Suns 124-109

Quinn Cook scored 16 of his career-high 28 points in a dominant third quarter for Golden State, Draymond Green narrowly missed a triple-double and the severely depleted Warriors handed the Phoenix Suns their eighth straight loss, 124-109

Aldridge's 39 points leads Spurs past Wolves, 117-101

LaMarcus Aldridge had 39 points and 10 rebounds, and the San Antonio Spurs overcame a sluggish start to beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 117-101

Grizzlies snap 19-game skid with 101-94 win vs Nuggets

Dillon Brooks scored 24 points, Tyreke Evans added 20 and the Memphis Grizzlies snapped a 19-game losing streak with a 101-94 victory over the Denver Nuggets

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LeBron gets 33 points in triple-double, Cavs beat Bulls

LeBron James scored 33 points as part of a triple-double, Jordan Clarkson had a tiebreaking four-point play with 1:27 left and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Chicago Bulls 114-109

Cowgirls battle Thunderbirds to the wire

Nets blow double-digit lead, still beat Mavs 114-106

Rondae Hollis-Jefferson scored 23 points, D'Angelo Russell had 22 and the Brooklyn Nets recovered after blowing a double-digit lead to beat the Dallas Mavericks 114-106

Knicks end 9-game slide with win over Hornets

Tim Hardaway Jr. scores 25 points as New York Knicks stop 9-game slide with 124-101 victory over Charlotte Hornets

Harden ignites Houston as Pelicans' Gentry enraged by foul

James Harden had 32 points and 11 rebounds, and the Houston Rockets won for the 21st time in 22 games, beating the New Orleans Pelicans 107-101

Giannis' double-double helps Bucks hold on to beat Hawks

Giannis Antetokounmpo had 33 points and 12 rebounds, Khris Middleton added 23 points and the Milwaukee Bucks held on for a 122-117 win over the Atlanta Hawks

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