Is Josh Smith heading to the Mavericks?

DALLAS -- The sacred grounds that hold the NBA together shook vigorously Monday with the surprise announcement that the Detroit Pistons had released forward Josh Smith.

And the Dallas Mavericks might have an inside track on acquiring the 10-year ...

NBA in 2015: Looking ahead

Everyone knows market size rarely matters in the NBA. The San Antonio Spurs won their fifth title last season while the Los Angeles Lakers and New York Knicks combined for roughly 12 million in population and zero playoff games.

Who could have ...

Kings halt five-game skid with win over Lakers

SACRAMENTO -- The Kings ended their five-game losing streak by beating the Los Angeles Lakers, 108-101, Sunday at Sleep Train Arena.

DeMarcus Cousins led the Kings (12-15) with 29 points and 14 rebounds. Ben McLemore had 23 points and eight ...

76ers grab third win of the season, defeat Magic

ORLANDO, Fla. -- The 76ers are a battered and, it can be argued on rare occasions, frustrated group.

Both of those characteristics were visible Sunday evening. Yet they overcame a depleted roster and a heated exchange between their marquee ...

Pacers squeak out 100-96 victory over Timberwolves

MINNEAPOLIS -- Sunday's game at Target Center matched two teams that had won just once in December. So something had to give.

In a game that got very tight at the end, the Pacers pulled out a 100-96 win over the Timberwolves.

C.J. Miles came off...