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

Lakers brace for Haliburton's 'attack mode' in final

The Lakers sang the praises of Tyrese Haliburton on Friday as they gear up to stop the Pacers star's fast-paced attack in Saturday's in-season tournament final. ... 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

Pacers' Haliburton eyes win vs. 'idol' LeBron, LAL

Pacers star Tyrese Haliburton is beyond excited to face one of his 'idols,' Lakers star LeBron James, for the NBA Cup championship Saturday night in Las Vegas. ... 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

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

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

LeBron-led Lakers roll past Pels to reach IST final

LeBron James put on a show in Los Angeles' 133-89 win over the New Orleans Pelicans to earn the Lakers a spot in Saturday's inaugural in-season tournament championship game. ... Continue Reading

Giannis rips Bucks' effort: 'We have to be better'

Giannis Antetokounmpo urged the Bucks to not just rest on their talent level, saying they have to "be better" after Thursday's loss to the Pacers in the in-season tournament semifinals. ... Continue Reading

LaVine says heart still with Bulls despite injury

Bulls guard Zach LaVine denied Thursday that his right foot injury was tied to his future with the organization, saying he remained committed to Chicago and to helping the team win once he returned from injury. ... 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

Celtics' Porzingis (calf) set for return vs. Knicks

Celtics center Kristaps Porzingis, who has missed the past four games with a left calf strain, will be available for Friday night's game against the Knicks. ... Continue Reading

Haliburton's time: Pacers down Bucks to advance

Tyrese Haliburton and the Pacers closed out the Bucks in the final minutes Thursday, advancing to the championship game of the NBA's inaugural in-season tournament. ... Continue Reading

Zion takes blame, 'too laid-back' in 44-point loss

Zion Williamson said he wasn't aggressive enough Thursday night, scoring just 13 points in the Pelicans' 133-89 loss to the Lakers in the in-season tournament semifinals. ... Continue Reading