Basketball

Streaking Clippers down another All-Star with…

Chris Paul will undergo surgery on Wednesday to repair a torn ligament in his left thumb and is expected to miss six to eight weeks

As Knicks tumble again, Carmelo's future may be…

Carmelo Anthony still believes the Knicks can win and still wants to be in New York when they do

Jokic scores 29, Nuggets hold off struggling Lakers 127-121

Nikola Jokic had 29 points and 15 rebounds, and the Denver Nuggets withstood a furious late rally by the Los Angeles Lakers to hold on for a 127-121 victory

Warriors rout defending champion Cavaliers 126-91…

Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors certainly looked ready to trade some more blows with LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers come June

Westbrook gets 20th triple-double, Thunder beat…

Russell Westbrook had 36 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists for his 20th triple-double of the season and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Sacramento Kings 122-118

Leonard's 34 points rally Spurs past Timberwolves, 122-114

Kawhi Leonard had 34 points and the San Antonio Spurs overcame a strong start by the Minnesota Timberwolves for a 122-114 victory

Curry, Warriors ready for another Cavs rematch

When the Warriors traveled to Cleveland last January after winning the 2015 NBA title by beating the Cavs, Stephen Curry had so many fond memories there he mentioned the chance of champagne smells still lingering in the visiting locker room

Mavericks edge Bulls 99-98 for 3rd straight win

Wesley Matthews made a go-ahead 3-pointer from the wing with 12 seconds left, and the Dallas Mavericks beat the Chicago Bulls 99-98 for their first three-game winning streak of the season

DeRozan scores 36, Raptors hand Nets 11th straight loss

DeMar DeRozan had 36 points and 11 rebounds, Cory Joseph scored a career-high 33 and the Toronto Raptors beat the free-falling Brooklyn Nets 119-109

Dragic scores 21 and Heat stun Rockets, 109-103

Goran Dragic had 21 points and eight assists, Wayne Ellington scored 18 off the bench and the Miami Heat overcame another triple-double from James Harden to beat the Houston Rockets 109-103

Timberwolves kick in more $$ for arena renovations

Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx owner Glen Taylor is kicking another $9-12 million into the Target Center renovation project

Johnson's big 4th quarter gives Jazz 106-101 win over Suns

Joe Johnson scored 10 of his 15 points in the fourth quarter, including the go-ahead 3-pointer with 49.8 seconds to play, and the Utah Jazz made it seven in a row over Phoenix with a 106-101 victory against the Suns

Thomas' big 4th quarter carries Celtics past Hornets, 108-98

Isaiah Thomas scored 17 of his 35 points in the fourth quarter, and the surging Boston Celtics beat the Charlotte Hornets 108-98 for their ninth victory in 11games

Jokic scores career-high 30, Nuggets beat Magic 125-112

Nikola Jokic scored a career-high 30 points, Emmanuel Mudiay dished out a career-best 13 assists and the Denver Nuggets followed up their "home" win in London with another at the Pepsi Center, beating the Orlando Magic 125-112

Teague, George help Pacers hold off Pelicans 98-95

Jeff Teague fell just short of the first triple double of his career Monday, and Paul George scored 19 points to help the Indiana Pacers hold off the New Orleans Pelicans 98-95

Embiid strong in 4th quarter as 76ers beat Bucks 113-104

Joel Embiid scored 12 of his 22 points in the fourth quarter and the Philadelphia 76ers won for the fourth time in five games, beating the Milwaukee Bucks 113-104 on Monday

Wizards get hot from 3-point territory to beat Trail Blazers

Bradley Beal scored 25 points and John Wall had 24 as the Washington Wizards took a page from the Portland Trail Blazers' playbook by hitting 13 3-pointers in a comfortable 120-101 victory on Monday afternoon

Schroder hits go-ahead 3, scores 28 as Hawks edge Knicks

Dennis Schroder made the go-ahead 3-pointer with 22 seconds left and scored 28 points to lead the Atlanta Hawks to a 108-107 victory over the New York Knicks on Monday

McDermott scores career-best 31 to lead Bulls past Grizzlies

Doug McDermott scored a career-high 31 points, Jimmy Butler had a pair of key baskets in the closing minute and the Chicago Bulls beat the Memphis Grizzlies 108-104

Harris hits big 3, Pistons beat Lakers 102-97 to snap skid

Tobias Harris scored 23 points and hit a decisive 3-pointer with 30.5 seconds to play, and the Detroit Pistons snapped a three-game losing streak with a 102-97 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday night

Harden's 12th triple-double helps Rockets end 2-game skid

James Harden had 22 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists in his 12th triple-double of the season and the Houston Rockets easily ended their first losing streak of the season by beating the Brooklyn Nets 137-112

DeMar DeRozan scores 23 points, Raptors rout Knicks 116-101

DeMar DeRozan had 23 points, Norman Powell added 21 and the Toronto Raptors used a dominant third quarter to beat the New York Knicks 116-101 on Sunday

Bazemore, Dunleavy pick up offense, Hawks beat Bucks

Kent Bazemore scored 24 points, Mike Dunleavy added 20 and the Atlanta Hawks beat the Milwaukee Bucks 111-98 on Sunday

Matthews leads Mavericks to 98-87 win over T-Wolves

Wesley Matthews scored 19 points and Dirk Nowitzki added 17 and the Dallas Mavericks beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 98-87 Sunday

WNBA free agency begins

Angel McCoughtry isn't going anywhere when she returns from her break from the WNBA