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Wolves’ Towns questionable tonight vs. Knicks

The Minnesota Timberwolves begin the stretch-run portion of 2018-19 tonight, but their All-Star big man may not be available to play in that game. Karl-Anthony Towns is listed as questionable against the New York Knicks (7:30 ET, NBA League...

Kia MVP Ladder: Fellow stars delight in Antetokounmpo’s superstar turn

* * *The top five this week in the 2018-19 Kia Race to the MVP Ladder:* * * 1. Giannis Antetokounmpo, Milwaukee Bucks In a win Thursday against the Celtics, Giannis Antetokounmpo was a go-to guy.Last week:  No. 1Season stats:  27.2...

About Last Night: Bucks maintain control of East

No team in the NBA has beaten the Milwaukee Bucks twice this season. In a couple months, some lucky team will be tasked of doing it four times.The Boston Celtics came close to earning their second victory against Milwaukee...

DeRozan likely to receive warm welcome in Toronto return

TORONTO -- From fellow athletes to star entertainers, DeMar DeRozan has seen plenty of celebrities soaking up an extended round of appreciative applause from fans.“When they get that long standing ovation, I always thought that was the coolest...

Mirotic makes a ‘great’ Bucks debut, re-adjusts quickly to East race

MILWAUKEE -- As a game, this one never did launch, with the Boston Celtics and the Milwaukee Bucks slogging through 48 minutes of attrition. It was an ugly contest played by two rusty teams, the absence of rhythm...

Clippers owner Ballmer unwavering on stadium project: ‘We need our own house’

Ballmer’s vision for the new building is for it to be crafted with basketball experience as the primary focus. There have been scant public details about the project, which would be built on 23 acres of mostly vacant...

Davis to remain in Pelicans’ lineup — for now

METAIRIE, La. (AP)  -- Pelicans coach Alvin Gentry says the club plans to have disaffected All-Star Anthony Davis in the starting lineup on Friday night in Indiana.However, Gentry would not discuss plans for Davis beyond the Pelicans' next...

Push for playoffs more than just talk for LeBron, Lakers

“Stranger things have happened, but it would be weird to have the playoffs and not have him in the playoffs,” said Warriors guard Klay Thompson. “Like, weird.”The LA Clippers, currently the No. 8 seed, have dwindling motivation and...

Legends profile: Chet Walker | NBA.com

Chet Walker always seemed to find himself in a behind-the-scenes role. As the "other guy" on an NBA champion Philadelphia 76ers team that starred Wilt Chamberlain and Hal Greer, Walker rarely, if ever, received top billing. But whether...

Raptors sign guard Meeks to 10-day contract

The Toronto Raptors announced Wednesday they have signed guard Jodie Meeks to a 10-day contract. Per team policy, financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.Meeks, 6-foot-4, 210 pounds, is averaging 9.3 points, 2.1 rebounds and 22.6 minutes...

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