Nuggets keep Warriors from clinching playoff berth

OAKLAND, Calif.--The Golden State Warriors were ready to celebrate the clinching of a playoff berth, but Denver's Kenneth Faried forced them to delay the party at Oracle Arena.

Faried stunned the Warriors with a turnaround shot with five-tenths ...

Blake preparing for LA return

LOS ANGELES--Kobe Bryant was annoyed.

Really, really annoyed.

The Los Angeles Lakers traded Steve Blake before the February deadline, immediately sending a dissatisfied Bryant to Twitter.

He said he was "not cool" with the trade "AT ALL," ...

76ers-- Carter-Williams growing as a player

TORONTO -- Michael Carter-Williams is recognized as the NBA's best rookie but not necessarily for his ability to lead a franchise.

Based the point guard's recent performances, his recognition may widen over time.

"He's been a true floor general,...