Raptors cruise past LA Clippers 123-99, Ibaka scores 25 points

LOS ANGELES, California — The Toronto Raptors improved to 22-7 after cruising past the LA Clippers 123-99 on Tuesday night at the Staples Center for their biggest loss of the season Serge Ibaka led the Raptors with 25 points and nine rebounds. Kyle Lowry added 21 points, 7 assists and 5 rebounds. The Raptors made…

Beverly seals OT win over Suns, Harris scores 33 points

PHOENIX, Arizona — Patrick Beverley made two key free throws with 33.3 seconds left in overtime to lead the LA Clippers to A 123-119 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Monday night. Avery Bradley sealed the win with a pair of free throws with 1.6 seconds left. “We won. That’s all you need to do…

Shareef Abdur-Rahim Named NBA G League President

NEW YORK CITY —  NBA Vice President of Basketball Operations and former NBA All-Star Shareef Abdur-Rahim has been named President of the NBA G League, it was announced today by NBA Deputy Commissioner and Chief Operating Officer Mark Tatum.  Abdur-Rahim will replace Malcolm Turner, who will step down Jan. 11, 2019, to become the Athletics Director…

Lebron James Lakers tops Wade’s Heat 108-105, Last meeting

LOS ANGELES, California — LeBron James scored 28 points, 9 rebounds, and 12 assists to lift the Los Angeles Lakers over Dwyane Wade’s Miami Heat squad 108-105 — in what would be the last meeting on the hardwood between the two friends and competitors. Kyle Kuzma scored 33 points for the Lakers, who have won…

Watch: NBA Top 5 Plays of the Night

NEW YORK CITY — Check out the top 5 plays of the night around the NBA, featuring Jon Leuer, Rudy Gay, Giannis Antetokounmpo, and Malik Monk! Photo Credit: Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images

Watch: John Collins scores career – high 30 points as Hawks beat Nuggets 106-98

ATLANTA, Georgia — John Collins scored a career-high 30 points and 12 rebounds to help lift the Atlanta Hawks beat the Denver Nuggets 106-98 on Saturday night. “It’s very important when you’re going against a team like that runs almost every offensive set they have through him,” Collins said. “It’s very important to stay aggressive…

Lebron scores 20 points, Lakers improve to 16-10

MEMPHIS, Tennessee. — LeBron James scored 20 points, nine assists and eight rebounds as the Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Memphis Grizzlies 111-88 on Saturday on the road. “You forget about (the loss) and move on,” James said, adding, “You can’t let that harp on us, even though we played three great quarters (against San…

Spencer Dinwiddie drops 25, Nets beat Knicks 112-104

NEW YORK — Spencer Dinwiddie scored 10 of his 25 points in the fourth quarter to lead the Brooklyn Nets to a 112-104 win over the New York Knicks on Saturday night at Madison Square Garden. “My Sunday will be a heck of a lot better,” Atkinson said. “We call it a `Q of L’…

NBA Christmas Broadcast Schedule

NEW YORK CITY  — The NBA will feature five games on Christmas Day (Tuesday, Dec. 25) for the 11th straight year. ESPN and ABC will combine to televise all five matchups. The 71st edition of the NBA on Christmas Day will tip off on ESPN with the Milwaukee Bucks taking on the New York Knicks at Madison…

Watch: NBA Top 10 Plays of the Night

NEW YORK CITY — Check out the top 10 plays of the night around the NBA, featuring Joakim Noah, Kawhi Leonard, Bam Adebayo, Wendell Carter Jr, Lauri Markkanen, and more!