Lakers keep trying, and winning

LOS ANGELES--So the Los Angeles Lakers' fans want their team to tank, huh?

Forget about it, these Lakers and their coach keep saying.

The Lakers said they are going to play hard and play to win, both of which they did in pulling out a 101-93 ...

Noel-led 76ers top Wizards, end five-game skid

PHILADELPHIA -- The games are played while bodies are shipped in and out, frequently in 10-day intervals, for the 76ers. Already, 24 players have seen action.

So the Sixers keep sending players out there, and on Friday night they produced a ...

Warriors run by Raptors, 113-89

TORONTO--The Golden State Warriors, already having blown out a good number of opponents this season, completely demoralized the Toronto Raptors.

The 113-89 win Friday featured the crowd at Toronto sarcastically cheering rare Raptors field goals ...

Clippers, Paul avenge earlier loss to Grizzlies

MEMPHIS, Tenn.--The scowl that Chris Paul wears like part of his uniform vanished as he walked off the court Friday night.

The Los Angeles Clippers point guard exchanged quickie hugs with counterparts from the Memphis Grizzlies before pausing to ...

Heat fall to Pelicans as Wade misses at buzzer

NEW ORLEANS -- This wasn't the Michael Beasley game, even though the once-and-again Miami Heat forward had his first-half moments.

And it wasn't Hassan Whiteside domination, with New Orleans Pelicans backup center Alexis Ajinca the game's most ...