Basketball

Winless Suns fire Earl Watson after 3 games this…

The Phoenix Suns have fired coach Earl Watson three games into the 2017-18 season

Wiggins' heave banks in, leads Timberwolves past…

Andrew Wiggins' 3-pointer from a few steps inside halfcourt banked in as time expired to give the Minnesota Timberwolves a 115-113 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder

Allen Crabbe scored 20 points, Nets beat Hawks 116-104

Allen Crabbe scored 20 points, DeMarre Carroll had 17 and the Brooklyn Nets beat the Atlanta Hawks 116-104

Streak over: Magic end 17-game skid to Cavs…

Nikola Vucevic scored 23 points and the Orlando Magic snapped a 17-game losing streak against the Cleveland Cavaliers, routing the defending Eastern Conference champions 114-93 on Saturday night.

Rockets say Chris Paul is 'week-to-week' with…

The Houston Rockets are bracing to be without All-Star point guard Chris Paul for multiple weeks because of an injured left knee

Griffin, Beverley lead Clippers in rout over Suns

Blake Griffin had 29 points and eight rebounds, Patrick Beverley added 15 points and six steals, and the Los Angeles Clippers cruised to a 130-88 victory over the Phoenix Suns

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Nets' national anthem singer kneels to finish…

The national anthem singer at the Brooklyn Nets' home opener kneeled at the end of her performance

Detroit coach Stan Van Gundy supports protesting…

Detroit Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy used his team's trip to Washington to again voice his opposition to President Donald Trump and his support for athletes who kneel during the national anthem

Gasol, Grizzlies build big lead, hang on to beat Warriors

Marc Gasol had 34 points and 14 rebounds, and the Memphis Grizzlies built a 19-point third-quarter lead over Golden State before holding on to beat the defending champion Warriors 111-101

Curry, Thompson, Durant lead Warriors past…

Klay Thomspon scored 31 points, Stephen Curry added 28 and the Golden State Warriors easily erased a 15-point first-half deficit en route to a 128-120 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans

Ball flirts with triple-double, Lakers hold off…

Lonzo Ball barely missed a triple-double with 29 points, 11 rebounds and nine assists in his second NBA game and the Los Angeles Lakers held on to beat the Phoenix Suns 132-130

Millsap scores 18 in home debut as Nuggets beat Kings, 96-79

Paul Millsap scores 18 points in home debut, Nuggets lock down Kings in 96-79 victory

James and Korver heat up from 3, Cavs beat Bucks…

LeBron James had 24 points and eight assists, and Kyle Korver hit three straight 3s in a decisive third-quarter run to help the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Milwaukee Bucks 116-97

Jeremy Lin has knee surgery, will miss rest of…

The Brooklyn Nets say Jeremy Lin has had surgery repair a ruptured patella tendon in his right knee and will miss the remainder of the season

Gobert has double-double to help Jazz beat Thunder 96-87

Rudy Gobert had 16 points and 13 rebounds to lead the Utah Jazz to a 96-87 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder

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Thunder top Knicks 105-84 in OKC debuts for…

Westbrook, Thunder top Knicks 105-84 in Oklahoma City debuts for George, Anthony

Nets' Lin expected to miss season with right knee…

Brooklyn Nets guard Jeremy Lin expected to miss the season because of a ruptured patella tendon of the right knee

Antetokounmpo scores career-high 44, Bucks edge Blazers

Giannis Antetokounmpo scores career-high 44 points to lead Bucks past Trail Blazers 113-110

Gordon Hayward's agent says his surgery 'went…

After losing top free agent Gordon Hayward to a gruesome ankle injury, the Celtics dropped back-to-back games to open the NBA season

Blazers hand Suns worst loss ever in season…

Damian Lillard scored 27 points and the Portland Trail Blazers opened the season by handing the Phoenix Suns the most one-sided loss in the franchise's 49-year history, 124-76

Pistons come from 21 down to beat Knicks 111-107

Tobias Harris scored 22 of his 31 points in the second half, and the Detroit Pistons erased a 21-point deficit to beat the New York Knicks 111-107

Cavs-Celtics game second most-watched opener on…

Cleveland's victory over Boston in the first game of the NBA season was TNT's second most-watched telecast ever on opening night

Rockets rally to spoil defending champion…

Kevin Durant's baseline jumper swished through the net just barely too late, and the Houston Rockets rallied in the fourth to beat Golden State 122-121 on the night the Warriors received their championship rings

James Harden leads Rockets past Mavericks, 107-91

James Harden scored 29 points and the Houston Rockets beat the Dallas Mavericks 107-91 in their home opener

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San Antonio Stars moving to Las Vegas, bought by…

The San Antonio Stars are moving to Las Vegas and are being bought by MGM Resorts International the league announced Tuesday

LeBron on: Cavs star playing in opener vs. Irving…

LeBron James playing against Irving, Celtics in season opener after being slowed by ankle injury

Aldridge has 28 points and 10 rebounds, Spurs beat Bulls

LaMarcus Aldridge had 28 points and 10 rebounds and the San Antonio Spurs beat Chicago 87-77 in the Bulls' home opener