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LeBron James' 40,000-point club won't see anyone joining for a long time. Maybe never. Here's why

LeBron James' 40,000-point club won't see anyone joining for a long time. Maybe never. Here's why

Mar 4, 2024 / 3:01 am

Never say never. There’s a slim chance that one day someone will join LeBron James in the NBA’s 40,000-point club. James crossed the 40,000-point mark on...

Gilgeous-Alexander scores 35 points, Thunder hold off Suns 118-110 to regain top spot in West

Gilgeous-Alexander scores 35 points, Thunder hold off Suns 118-110 to regain top spot in West

Mar 3, 2024 / 9:32 pm

PHOENIX (AP) — Shai Gilgeous-Alexander had 35 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Phoenix Suns 118-110 on Sunday night to take the Western...

Knicks overcome losing All-Star Jalen Brunson with bruised knee, regroup to beat Cavaliers 107-98

Knicks overcome losing All-Star Jalen Brunson with bruised knee, regroup to beat Cavaliers 107-98

Mar 3, 2024 / 6:52 pm

CLEVELAND (AP) — One minute into the game, the New York Knicks had their season flash before their eyes. Turns out, it was probably just a scare. Josh Hart...

Victor Wembanyama has 31 points, 12 rebounds as Spurs top Pacers 117-105

Victor Wembanyama has 31 points, 12 rebounds as Spurs top Pacers 117-105

Mar 3, 2024 / 6:47 pm

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Victor Wembanyama had 31 points and 12 rebounds to lead the San Antonio Spurs past the Indiana Pacers on 117-105 on Sunday night — and...

Paolo Banchero scores 29 as the Magic ease past the Pistons 113-91

Paolo Banchero scores 29 as the Magic ease past the Pistons 113-91

Mar 3, 2024 / 5:39 pm

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Paolo Banchero scored 29 points for a second straight game and the Orlando Magic completed a four-game season sweep of the Detroit...

Agbaji helps hurting Raptors get past Hornets 111-106; Poeltl hurt in game

Agbaji helps hurting Raptors get past Hornets 111-106; Poeltl hurt in game

Mar 3, 2024 / 5:33 pm

TORONTO — If the Toronto Raptors are going to make the NBA's play-in tournament without all-star Scottie Barnes, they're going to have to trust themselves and...

Knicks All-Star guard Jalen Brunson bruises left knee early in New York's 107-98 win over Cavaliers

Knicks All-Star guard Jalen Brunson bruises left knee early in New York's 107-98 win over Cavaliers

Mar 3, 2024 / 4:36 pm

CLEVELAND (AP) — For a change, the New York Knicks carried All-Star guard Jalen Brunson. After seeing Brunson go down with a bruised left knee in the first...

Celtics rout weary Warriors 140-88 for 3rd-biggest winning margin in franchise history

Celtics rout weary Warriors 140-88 for 3rd-biggest winning margin in franchise history

Mar 3, 2024 / 3:14 pm

BOSTON (AP) — Jaylen Brown scored 29 points, Jayson Tatum had 27 on his 26th birthday and the NBA-leading Boston Celtics had the third-largest winning margin...

Brown, Tatum lead Celtics to 3rd-biggest win in franchise history, 140-88 over weary Warriors

Brown, Tatum lead Celtics to 3rd-biggest win in franchise history, 140-88 over weary Warriors

Mar 3, 2024 / 3:10 pm

BOSTON (AP) — Jaylen Brown scored 29 points, Jayson Tatum had 27 on his 26th birthday, and the NBA-best Boston Celtics posted their third-largest winning...

Kawhi Leonard scores 32 points, Clippers edge Timberwolves 89-88 in physical, defensive game

Kawhi Leonard scores 32 points, Clippers edge Timberwolves 89-88 in physical, defensive game

Mar 3, 2024 / 3:08 pm

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Kawhi Leonard had 32 points and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 89-88 on Sunday in a physical and defensive game...

Harris and Maxey help Sixers win again without Embiid, beating Doncic's Mavs 120-116

Harris and Maxey help Sixers win again without Embiid, beating Doncic's Mavs 120-116

Mar 3, 2024 / 12:56 pm

DALLAS (AP) — Tobias Harris scored 28 points, Tyrese Maxey added 24 and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Dallas Mavericks 120-116 on Sunday. Kelly Oubre Jr....

Green, VanVleet lead Rockets past Suns, 118-109. Phoenix star Booker injures ankle

Green, VanVleet lead Rockets past Suns, 118-109. Phoenix star Booker injures ankle

Mar 2, 2024 / 8:58 pm

PHOENIX (AP) — Jalen Green scored 34 points, Fred VanVleet added 24 and the Houston Rockets beat the Phoenix Suns 118-109 on Saturday night to split a...

Anfernee Simons scores 30 points, Trail Blazers beat Grizzlies 107-100 in OT

Anfernee Simons scores 30 points, Trail Blazers beat Grizzlies 107-100 in OT

Mar 2, 2024 / 8:07 pm

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Anfernee Simons scored 20 of his 30 points in the second half and overtime and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Memphis Grizzlies...

LeBron reaches 40,000 points, but Jokic, Nuggets use finishing kick to beat Lakers 124-114

LeBron reaches 40,000 points, but Jokic, Nuggets use finishing kick to beat Lakers 124-114

Mar 2, 2024 / 7:57 pm

LOS ANGELES (AP) — LeBron James reached 40,000 points, but Nikola Jokic had 35 points and 10 rebounds and the Denver Nuggets made a late push to beat the Los...

LeBron James reaches 40,000 points to extend his NBA career scoring record

LeBron James reaches 40,000 points to extend his NBA career scoring record

Mar 2, 2024 / 6:32 pm

LOS ANGELES (AP) — LeBron James reached 40,000 points Saturday night, still going strong in his 21st NBA season as he tries to put the career scoring record...

LeBron James reaches 40,000 points in Lakers' 124-114 loss to Nuggets

LeBron James reaches 40,000 points in Lakers' 124-114 loss to Nuggets

Mar 2, 2024 / 4:41 pm

LOS ANGELES (AP) — LeBron James reached 40,000 points, but Nikola Jokic had 35 points and 10 rebounds as the Denver Nuggets made a late push to beat the Los...

Butler scores 37 points, Heat top Jazz 126-120 for 10th win in last 13 games

Butler scores 37 points, Heat top Jazz 126-120 for 10th win in last 13 games

Mar 2, 2024 / 4:37 pm

MIAMI (AP) — Every Jazz-Heat game in Miami for the last seven seasons has played out the same way. They've all been close, all the way to the end. And Miami...

Bridges scores 38 points, Nets beat Hawks 114-102 for sweep of two-game series

Bridges scores 38 points, Nets beat Hawks 114-102 for sweep of two-game series

Mar 2, 2024 / 2:57 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — Mikal Bridges scored 38 points and the Brooklyn Nets rolled past the Atlanta Hawks for the second straight game, 114-102 on Saturday. Cam...

Clippers use Harden's 21-point quarter in win over Wizards but lose Westbrook to broken hand

Clippers use Harden's 21-point quarter in win over Wizards but lose Westbrook to broken hand

Mar 1, 2024 / 9:55 pm

LOS ANGELES (AP) — James Harden scored 21 of his 28 points in the second quarter and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Washington Wizards 140-115 on Friday...

Giannis Antetokounmpo has 46 points, 16 rebounds in Bucks' 113-97 victory over Bulls

Giannis Antetokounmpo has 46 points, 16 rebounds in Bucks' 113-97 victory over Bulls

Mar 1, 2024 / 9:52 pm

CHICAGO (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks are tuning up for what they hope will be a deep playoff run. They're hitting more of the right notes. Giannis Antetokounmpo...

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