Shutting down the Utah Jazz offense is proving easier said than done for the Oklahoma City Thunder. For a second straight game, a late second-quarter surge by Utah carried over into the second half and it allowed the Jazz to pull away for a 113-96…JOHN COON (Associated Press)
Though James Harden and most of the Houston Rockets were misfiring throughout the first half, their confidence never wavered. Harden had 22 of the team's near-record 50 points in the third, launching the Rockets past the Minnesota Timberwolves…DAVE CAMPBELL (AP Sports Writer)
A person familiar with the situation says Pelicans coach Alvin Gentry's contract option for next season has been exercised by the club. The person says Gentry was informed of the decision before the Pelicans swept their first-round playoff series…BRETT MARTEL (AP Sports Writer)
Giannis Antetokounmpo helped the Milwaukee Bucks win a playoff game but couldn't score a table at a Mexican restaurant. Antetokounmpo says the social media-fueled mess over the missed meal isn't a big deal. The food flare-up started after a Bucks…
SPRINGFIELD, Pa. (AP) -- Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid is shaping up to be the answer to Philly fans' prayers, and he shocked parishioners by showing up during the middle of some at a small Roman Catholic church this weekend.