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 ...

Minus James and Irving, Cavs fall to Pacers, 93-86

INDIANAPOLIS -- J.R. Smith scored 21 points and Kevin Love had 17 points and 10 rebounds, but the short-handed Cavs kept the game close in the final minute before falling to the Indiana Pacers 93-86 on Friday.

The Cavs were playing without LeBron...

Celtics rally for 106-98 victory over Hornets

BOSTON -- The Charlotte Hornets committed 16 turnovers, blowing a 16-point lead and falling to the Boston Celtics 106-98 Friday at the TD Garden.

The Hornets (23-33) got 31 points from Mo Williams while the Celtics (23-33) got 28 off the bench ...

Mavs center Chandler pays respects to Earl Lloyd

DALLAS -- Dallas Mavericks center Tyson Chandler paused after Friday's practice to pay respect to Earl Lloyd, who died Thursday at the age of 86.

Lloyd broke the color barrier when he became the first African-American to play in the NBA. Lloyd's ...