LeBron follows AD's lead in final, earns IST MVP

LeBron James said Anthony Davis had no problem with him winning in-season tournament MVP honors despite Davis' monster 41-point, 20-rebound effort in the clincher. ... Continue Reading

OKC voters mull sales tax to fund $900M arena

Oklahoma City voters are set to decide Tuesday whether to approve a six-year, 1% sales tax to help fund construction of a $900 million arena for the Thunder. ... Continue Reading

Lakers take NBA Cup as AD explodes for 41-20

Behind Anthony Davis' 41 points and 20 rebounds, the Lakers rolled past the Pacers 123-109 to win the inaugural NBA Cup on Saturday night. ... Continue Reading

'We'll talk': Silver to meet with Ja before his return

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said Saturday he plans to have a check-in with Memphis Grizzlies guard Ja Morant next week ahead of his potential return from his 25-game suspension later this month, adding that he's "been monitoring the situation closely." ... Continue Reading

Mavs star Irving dealing with right heel contusion

An MRI showed that Mavericks star Kyrie Irving has a right heel contusion, the team said. ... Continue Reading

NBA fines Hawks' Young $25K for confronting ref

The NBA has fined Hawks star Trae Young $25,000 for confronting and directing inappropriate language toward a game official during Wednesday's loss to the Nets. ... Continue Reading

Lakers' NBA Cup win proves one thing: Stars like LeBron, AD are key

LeBron James and Anthony Davis proved that when healthy and engaged, the Lakers are a postseason threat. ... Continue Reading

Spurs lose 16th straight despite Wemby's 21-20

Despite a 21-point, 20-rebound game from Victor Wembanyama, and a shakeup to their starting lineup, the Spurs dropped a franchise-record-tying 16th straight game Friday night against Chicago. ... Continue Reading

Lakers take NBA Cup as LeBron wins tourney MVP

Behind Anthony Davis' 41 points and 20 rebounds, the Lakers rolled past the Pacers 123-109 to win the inaugural NBA Cup on Saturday night, as LeBron James was named tournament MVP. ... Continue Reading

Celtics' Brown ejected, calls ref 'overemotional'

Jaylen Brown believes he was ejected from Friday's win by an "overemotional ref who had a bad day." He was initially T'd up for using profanity toward an official, then was tossed while on the bench for a "wave-off directed at the official." ... Continue Reading

Strus returns to Miami, picks up Emmy statuette

Max Strus didn't win a Larry O'Brien Trophy during his time in Miami. He won an Emmy instead. ... Continue Reading

Breaking down the NBA Cup championship: Indiana Pacers or Los Angeles Lakers?

The Los Angeles Lakers and Indiana Pacers both advanced to Saturday's NBA Cup championship. Which team has the edge for the inaugural in-season tournament crown? ... Continue Reading

How the tourney semifinals gave a glimpse of the NBA’s future in Vegas

Pacers center Myles Turner might have put it best: "It was a different type of vibe than just being at the crib." ... Continue Reading

Pistons (2-20) dealt 19th straight loss by Magic

The Pistons lost to the Magic 123-91 on Friday night, their 19th straight defeat. Detroit is 2-20, with the losing streak the longest in one season in franchise history. ... Continue Reading

Kyrie injured as Powell lands hard on his foot

Mavs star Kyrie Irving left Friday night's game against the Blazers after teammate Dwight Powell took a hard fall on his right foot. ... Continue Reading