Basketball

Oladipo's 19 leads Pacers, snapping Spurs' home streak

Victor Oladipo scored 19 points and the Indiana Pacers defeated San Antonio 94-86, snapping the Spurs' 14-game home winning streak

Status woe: Cavaliers not planning changes amid…

No panic, no changes. Cavaliers trying to fight through mid-season doldrums

Paul has 33, Rockets end Warriors' streak with…

Chris Paul scored 33 points and 11 rebounds, James Harden had 22 points and the Houston Rockets held off the Golden State Warriors 116-108 to snap their 14-game road winning streak

Dinwiddie basket in last second, Nets beat Pistons 101-100

Spencer Dinwiddie's jumper with 0.9 seconds left lifted the Brooklyn Nets over Detroit 101-100

Lakers run past Knicks late for 6th win in 8, 127-107

Clarkson, Randle lead Lakers to 6th win in past 8 games, 127-107 over Knicks

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Lopez, Markkanen power Bulls to easy win over…

Robin Lopez scored 20 points and Lauri Markkanen added 19 to help the Chicago Bulls cruise to a 113-97 win over the Atlanta Hawks

Not-household-name players get All-Star votes…

Some players many fans may not recognize got All-Star starter votes from their NBA peers _ or maybe themselves

Magic win for 3rd time in 20 games, beat Celtics 103-95

Elfrid Payton had 22 points and the Orlando Magic won for just the third time in their last 20 games, overcoming Kyrie Irving's 40 points to beat the Boston Celtics 103-95

Sharp-shooting Lillard gets 31 points, Blazers beat Mavs

Damian Lillard hit his first nine shots _ including seven 3-pointers _ en route to 31 points, and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Dallas Mavericks 117-108

LeBron, Curry are captains, to draft NBA All-Star…

LeBron James and Stephen Curry will be the captains who pick teams for the revamped NBA All-Star Game

Embiid scores 26, Sixers beat Celtics 89-80

Joel Embiid celebrates All-Star selection with 26 points, Philadelphia 76ers beat Boston Celtics 89-80

Mitchell gets 23, Jazz end Clippers' streak with 125-113 win

Donovan Mitchell scored 23 points and helped the Utah Jazz close out a 125-113 win over the Los Angeles Clippers

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Wiggins scores 29 as Wolves rally past Raptors 115-109

Andrew Wiggins led Minnesota with 29 points and Karl-Anthony Towns scored all 22 of his points in the second half as the Timberwolves rallied to beat Toronto 115-109

Strugglesville: Cavs blow big lead, end Magic 104…

Cavaliers blow big lead, then hold off Magic 104-103 to snap 4-game losing streak.

Despite doping scandals, Olympic fever grips…

Amid doping scandals, Russians are flocking to see a movie about Soviet glory on the Olympic basketball court 46 years ago

Holiday, Cousins, Davis lead Pelicans past Memphis 111-104

Jrue Holiday scored 13 of his 27 points in the fourth quarter, DeMarcus Cousins had 24 points and 10 rebounds, and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Memphis Grizzlies 111-104

Embiid, 76ers power past Bucks 116-94 and into 6th in East

Joel Embiid had 29 points and nine rebounds and the Philadelphia 76ers pulled away from the undermanned Milwaukee Bucks 116-94 for their seventh win in eight games

Warriors beat Bulls 119-112 for 14th straight…

Klay Thompson scores 38 points as Golden State Warriors beat Chicago Bulls 119-112 for 14th straight road win

Whiteside leads Heat to 106-101 win over Bucks

Hassan Whiteside had a season-high 27 points, 13 rebounds and six blocks to lead the Miami Heat to a 106-101 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks

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Olynyk's late FT after disputed foul helps Heat stun Hornets

Kelly Olynyk scored 14 of his 16 points in the fourth quarter, including a free throw with 0.2 left, and the Miami Heat erased a five-point deficit in the final 34 seconds to stun the Charlotte Hornets 106-105

Bucks' Antetokounmpo to miss 2 games to rest sore…

Milwaukee Bucks leading scorer Giannis Antetokounmpo will miss the next two games to rest a sore right knee