The Score - NBA Basketball

Curry shoots the lights out, drops 44 points on Clippers

Curry shoots the lights out, drops 44 points on Clippers

Stephen Curry didn't forget how to shoot the rock over the All-Star break.Returning to action Thursday night at Oracle Arena, the Golden State Warriors outdueled a feisty Los Angeles Clippers squad on
Wizards hand LeBron rare loss in 1st game after All-Star break

Wizards hand LeBron rare loss in 1st game after All-Star break

LeBron James entered Thursday night possessing one heck of a track record when it comes to the first game following the NBA's All-Star break.Not only were his teams (Miami Heat and Cleveland
Davis remains committed to Pelicans, doesn't plan on asking for trade

Davis remains committed to Pelicans, doesn't plan on asking for trade

Anthony Davis is the face of the New Orleans Pelicans, and as long as he's under contract, no matter how dire things may get, the All-Star forward doesn't intend on suiting up for anyone else. "I'm
Nance to begin wearing dad's No. 22

Nance to begin wearing dad's No. 22

Larry Nance Sr.'s No. 22 is retired to the rafters of Quicken Loans Arena, but that won't stop the Cleveland Cavaliers from letting Larry Nance Jr. wear the number.Nance Jr. has announced he'll start
NBA launching private hotline for employees to report workplace issues

NBA launching private hotline for employees to report workplace issues

Stemming from Sports Illustrated's recent report on the Dallas Mavericks, the National Basketball Association is taking the necessary steps to help provide peace of mind for both league and team
Giannis: I could never see myself playing in L.A.

Giannis: I could never see myself playing in L.A.

There's a presumption - real or imagined - that NBA superstars prefer playing under the bright lights of big media markets. And no major market is glitzier than Los Angeles, as both home to Hollywood
TV ratings for NBA up 17 percent over last season

TV ratings for NBA up 17 percent over last season

With hand-wringing abound about declining television ratings for the NFL and other live sports, the NBA continues to grow traditional TV viewership.According to Nielsen data cited by Adweek's A.J.
Report: Drake unhappy with Jordan Brand, in negotiations with Adidas

Report: Drake unhappy with Jordan Brand, in negotiations with Adidas

Did Drake just jump over Jumpman?Kanye West once told us "if Nike ain't have Drizzy, man, they wouldn't have nothing."Well, it's time to see if Kanye was right, as Drake is reportedly looking to leave
Report: Wizards plan to sign Sessions to 10-day contract

Report: Wizards plan to sign Sessions to 10-day contract

The Washington Wizards will reportedly sign guard Ramon Sessions to a 10-day contract, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. The Wizards have been pursuing point guard help since All-Star John Wall
Report: Irving requested trade after learning Cavs discussed moving him at draft

Report: Irving requested trade after learning Cavs discussed moving him at draft

More details are emerging about what pushed Kyrie Irving out of Cleveland.A group of people within the Cavaliers organization - including front-office brass, coaches, and support staff members -
BBB announces Lonzo will play Friday vs. Mavs after 15-game absence

BBB announces Lonzo will play Friday vs. Mavs after 15-game absence

The Big Baller is back.Los Angeles Lakers point guard Lonzo Ball will play Friday against the Dallas Mavericks, according to his family's Big Baller Brand.Zo returns from injury and will play for the
Report: LeBron questioned GM Altman's absence earlier this season

Report: LeBron questioned GM Altman's absence earlier this season

The relationship between LeBron James and Cleveland Cavaliers general manager Koby Altman is still a work in progress.In the weeks leading up to the trade deadline, James questioned Altman's absence
Rondo treats 320 Louisville students to Black Panther screenings

Rondo treats 320 Louisville students to Black Panther screenings

New Orleans Pelicans guard Rajon Rondo went back to his hometown of Louisville during the All-Star break to give back to his community.“I was happy to put a smile on kids' faces,” Rondo told Kentucky
Celtics' Smart likely to play Friday vs. Pistons

Celtics' Smart likely to play Friday vs. Pistons

Some good news for the Boston Celtics as guard Marcus Smart will likely return Friday against the Detroit Pistons, according to head coach Brad Stevens. Smart suffered a hand laceration after punching
Giannis: Embiid told me to 'trust the process and come play for Philly'

Giannis: Embiid told me to 'trust the process and come play for Philly'

Joel Embiid was even busier than we thought during All-Star weekend.In addition to participating in the Rising Stars game, the Skills Challenge, and starting his first All-Star Game, the Philadelphia
Pacers' Robinson to make season debut Friday vs. Hawks

Pacers' Robinson to make season debut Friday vs. Hawks

Glenn Robinson III is finally ready to play.The Indiana Pacers swingman has been cleared to play and expects to make his long-awaited season debut Friday versus the Atlanta Hawks.Robinson, 24, had
Kawhi Leonard's discontent could spell end of Spurs' dynasty

Kawhi Leonard's discontent could spell end of Spurs' dynasty

The silence around Kawhi Leonard's mysterious absence speaks to the sheer amount of equity the San Antonio Spurs have earned over the last two decades.San Antonio gets a pass since it's hailed as the
Magic's Gordon, Vucevic returning Thursday vs. Knicks

Magic's Gordon, Vucevic returning Thursday vs. Knicks

The Orlando Magic will be getting their starting front-court back as forward Aaron Gordon and center Nikola Vucevic will be making their returns on Thursday against the New York Knicks, the team
Report: NBA discussing idea of play-in tournament for playoffs

Report: NBA discussing idea of play-in tournament for playoffs

The NBA could make a major change to its playoff format, but not the one about which the commissioner recently hinted.The league is considering a play-in tournament to determine the final two playoff
Nuggets' Millsap returns to practice, hopes to play 'pretty soon'

Nuggets' Millsap returns to practice, hopes to play 'pretty soon'

Paul Millsap is on the mend.On Wednesday, the Denver Nuggets power forward participated in his first full practice since undergoing wrist surgery in November. Millsap isn't rushing back to the court,