Duke loses second game in a row, 72-68 to Georgia Tech, and starting point guard Tyrese Proctor to a leg injury.
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"Denver Nuggets win fourth game in a row, led by Jokic and Nurkic showdown, Durant's milestone, and shorthanded teams. #NBA"
Alex Caruso hits the game-tying 3-pointer to send the Chicago Bulls into overtime against the Milwaukee Bucks. Young team steps up.
Trae Young's double-double of 45 points and 14 assists leads the Hawks to a narrow escape over the skidding Spurs.
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander leads Thunder to victory over weary Lakers. LeBron James and Anthony Davis struggle as Oklahoma City shines.
Milwaukee Bucks beat Miami Heat 131-124, advance to knockout rounds of NBA In-Season tournament. Boston, New York, and Sacramento also advance.
Aussie NBA star Giddey jeered over underage girl scandal. Edwards hurt as Timberwolves beat Thunder. Doncic leads Mavericks past Rockets.
LeBron James drives for a layup, steal and dunk as Lakers hold off Cavaliers. Anthony Davis scores 32 points. 76ers hold off Thunder.
The Warriors beat the Spurs, with a strong 3-point shooting and a rotational tweak, led by Stephen Curry and Moses Moody.
Arizona beats Michigan State 74-68 in a thrilling game. Michigan State falls to 3-3 on the season and Arizona is 6-0.
Villanova faces Maryland in a pivotal game in the 2023 Gavitt Games. Players to watch are Jahmir Young and Julian Reese.
Michigan basketball coach Juwan Howard returned to the bench but Wolverines lost. Michigan will move on in the elimination bracket.
Denver Nuggets win against Detroit Pistons with a 107-103 victory, despite early ejections of Michael Malone and Nikola Jokic.
Derrick White and Malcolm Brogdon recall Marcus Smart's bold leadership style as the Celtics continue to thrive without him.
Nuggets capitalize on same play to beat Clippers. Jokic's clutch play and Nuggets' defense secure win in close game.
The Nuggets beat the Clippers five times in a row using the same play, exposing their weakness in the process.
Lakers set franchise record for three-pointers in win over Grizzlies, shooting 62.9% from three-point range, led by D'Angelo Russell.
Lakers set a franchise three-point record in a game against Memphis, shooting 62.9% from three, despite usually poor shooting.
Nikola Jokic led the Denver Nuggets to a win over the Clippers, keeping them winless since acquiring James Harden.
Illinois coach Brad Underwood points towards a defensive identity being built with this year's squad as they face No. 4 Marquette.
Kentucky played well but struggled to close out the game, losing to Kansas. Young players need to learn to finish.
Pacers end Sixers' winning streak, Embiid scores 39. Maxey notches 27, Haliburton and Toppin lead Pacers. Sixers suffer 132-126 loss.
De'Aaron Fox returns with 28 points as Kings win 132-120 over Cavs, coach Mike Brown gets 400th career victory.
Michigan was booed by fans at Madison Square Garden but still won 89-73. Nimari Burnett scored 21 in the first half.
Michigan basketball acting coach Phil Martelli wasn't ready to sing his team's praises yet, but the team has been impressive.
Cade Cunningham's behind-the-back dribble led to a Marvin Bagley III dunk in the Pistons' first NBA In-Season Tournament game.
John Calipari's Kentucky Wildcats comeback from a 13-point deficit to defeat Texas A&M-Commerce 81-59 in a thrilling college basketball game.
Barrett returns to lead Knicks to victory, Harden makes debut for Clippers. Knicks snap losing streak and secure first home win.
Air Force Coach Joe Scott Reveals What Makes Timberwolves Star Anthony Edwards Special as Minnesota Hands Denver Nuggets First Loss
Minnesota Timberwolves player Anthony Edwards continues to impress with his skills, athleticism, and professional attitude, leading to his success in the NBA.
Victor Wembanyama's impressive performance in the San Antonio Spurs' victory against the Phoenix Suns goes viral.
San Antonio Spurs make a comeback win against the Phoenix Suns, with Victor Wembanyama's dunk stealing the show.
Pistons vs Bulls: Cade Cunningham leads Detroit to a 118-102 victory despite Zach LaVine's 51 points
Pistons dominate Bulls despite LaVine's 51 points. Cunningham's impressive performance leads Detroit to victory, snapping a 15-game losing streak.
Naz Reid leads Minnesota Timberwolves in dominant home opener victory against short-handed Miami Heat
Naz Reid's impressive performance off the bench leads the Minnesota Timberwolves to a dominant victory over the Miami Heat.
The Memphis Grizzlies put up a tough fight against the Denver Nuggets, but the Nuggets managed to secure a 108-104 win.
Detroit Pistons rookie Cade Cunningham made an impressive return to the court after missing nearly a year due to a stress fracture in his left shin. In his regular-season debut against the Miami Heat, Cunningham scored 30 points and had nine assists, leading the Pistons in a comeback attempt. Despite falling short, Cunningham's performance showcased his potential as a star player and gave the Pistons confidence for the season ahead.
The Brooklyn Nets lost their season opener to the Cleveland Cavaliers. Ben Simmons struggled, Cam Thomas had a standout performance, and the Nets' offense faltered late.
Gilgeous-Alexander Dominates with 31-Point Performance as Thunder Defeat Bulls 124-104 in Season Opener
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander leads the Thunder to victory with 31 points in their season opener against the Bulls.
Victor Wembanyama, this year's number one NBA draft pick, wows with a 23-point performance in his second preseason game.
The Warriors struggle against the Lakers' size but manage to win with a strong performance from their bench squad.
Scouts are raving about the impressive skills displayed by Victor Wembanyama and Chet Holmgren in their preseason game.
Ben Simmons showed signs of regaining his athleticism and confidence in the Brooklyn Nets' preseason opener against the Los Angeles Lakers. This could be a scary proposition for the Eastern Conference as the Nets are all-in on making the Simmons experience work.
The Golden State Warriors showcased a brand new look and improved chemistry in their preseason win against the Los Angeles Lakers. Despite missing key players, the Warriors' starters played in sync and dominated the game. The team's goal was to address chemistry issues from last year, and their efforts seem to be paying off. Newcomer Chris Paul made a strong debut, while Klay Thompson showed aggression on the boards. Jonathan Kuminga and rookie Brandin Podziemski also had impressive performances. The Warriors' smaller roster could benefit from Kuminga's development, and Moody is seeking a consistent role. The teams will face off again in their next exhibition game.
The United States men's basketball team enters the World Cup as the No. 2 ranked nation, with a chip on their shoulder and a desire to prove doubters wrong.
The U.S. basketball team dominated Puerto Rico in an exhibition game, winning 67-31 in the second half.
"Fact Check: Exposing Truth Behind Video of Shirtless Brittney Griner, WNBA Superstar Resurfaced Online"
Brittney Griner, a WNBA player, faces controversy as a resurfaced video sparks debate about her gender identity.
NFL tight end Jimmy Graham returns to Saints in one-year deal.
Brittney Griner shines in WNBA All-Star Game with 18 points, 2 dunks.
No. 1 overall pick Victor Wembanyama improves in second summer league game.
Chet Holmgren shines in Oklahoma City Thunder's summer league win.
Taurean Prince Becomes Instant Fan Favorite for Lakers with His Remarkable Shot against Dillon Brooks
Lakers sign Taurean Prince and he quickly becomes a fan favorite.
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