Michael Jordan's shoes from the famous flu game of the 1997 NBA finals were sold for more than $100,000 in an online auction Thursday.
LeBron James is the early vote-getter for the NBA All-Star game, edging Kevin Durant.
Stephen Curry erased a forgettable first half for the Golden State Warriors with a fourth quarter to remember.
Doc Rivers picked up another win in Boston.
The Newport Jazz Festival is kicking off its 60th anniversary with a 17-city U.S. tour.
Indiana treated Round 1 with Miami like it was a championship event.
Kobe Bryant is swiftly regaining his confidence and timing. His conditioning improves daily, and he's already leading the Los Angeles Lakers in scoring again.
For Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett, seeing Deron Williams back far outweighed seeing the Celtics again.
Roy Hibbert threw all the inside body jabs Tuesday night. Paul George finished it off with the knockout blow.
Miami will have its three best players on the court Tuesday night at Indiana.
A college basketball player who won $20,000 by hitting a half-court shot during an Oklahoma City Thunder game can keep the money for use as a scholarship, the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics announced...
Former NBA player Lamar Odom pleaded no contest Monday to a drunken driving charge and accepted a sentence of three years' probation and three months of alcohol abuse treatment.
Kobe Bryant had the ball in his hands and the crowd on its feet for the final possession of the first half in his comeback game.
Some coaches shy away from a No. 1 ranking early in the season, worried about the impact it will have on their players' psyche.
After nearly eight months of recovery from a torn Achilles tendon, Kobe Bryant is back on the court for the Los Angeles Lakers.
Nearly eight months after Kobe Bryant limped off the Lakers' home court with a torn Achilles tendon and a career in doubt, he struggled to keep his composure when he finally stepped back onto the same hardwood.
Oklahoma City insisted there was no extra motivation playing against an Indiana team sporting the NBA's best record.
Long after the kids from Kansas have started raking in their NBA bucks, Askia Booker of Colorado will still be talking about the day he struck it big - the day he made the shot at the buzzer to beat the Jayhawks.
Missouri guard Earnest Ross thinks it's "pretty cool" when he makes 3-pointers. His teammates agree, especially when they're dropping in big games.
The Trail Blazers had the perfect recipe for a record shooting night - nice ball movement, open shooters, a good rhythm, and one of the NBA's worst teams as an opponent.
Kyle Korver hopes to be able to sleep better now that his chase for the NBA record for consecutive games with a 3-pointer is over.
Kobe Bryant will make his long-awaited return from a torn left Achilles tendon when the Los Angeles Lakers host the Toronto Raptors on Sunday night.
Louisville starting guard Antonita Slaughter will miss the rest of the season after she was diagnosed with a blood clot in her lung.
Kansas coach Bill Self freely admits he is to blame for the nearly monthlong trek that his young, impressionable bunch of Jayhawks is trying to weather early in the season.
The way everything was crumbling, the Chicago Bulls sure needed a reprieve. Knocking off the defending champions was a nice one.
The "laughingstocks" won in a laugher.
Derrick Rose isn't wavering.
As time wound down in the Trail Blazers' victory over the Oklahoma City, LaMarcus Aldridge was showered with shouts of "MVP! MVP!" from the Portland fans.
North Carolina flashed its potential again, earning another impressive victory after a second shaky setback.
Kyle Korver was just ready to get out of the house and return to what he does best - shoot 3-pointers.
Villanova returned from the Bahamas with three wins, a trophy and a national ranking.
The game between the San Antonio Spurs and Minnesota Timberwolves was postponed Wednesday night because of smoky conditions inside the Mexico City arena.
The Newport Jazz Festival is adding a third day of music to mark its 60th anniversary and will focus that day on new and emerging acts, part of a plan to ensure the event does not become a "museum piece," festival producer...
Start spreading the news. One of New York's bumbling basketball teams is about to win!
It was just a game, not a playoff series. Still, Brandon Jennings finally got a long-awaited win over the Miami Heat.
Dwyane Wade was inactive for the Miami Heat against the Detroit Pistons on Tuesday night, the fourth game that the All-Star guard has missed this season because of soreness and a need for rest.
After Portland had withstood a late barrage from the Indiana Pacers and Paul George, the Trail Blazers gathered at midcourt and raised their hands together.
Shabazz Napier is the top player on No. 12 Connecticut and is one of the most clutch players in the nation. The point guard, who led the undefeated Huskies to another win Monday night with a buzzer-beating jumper, has...
By The Associated Press Michigan State stays No. 1 for a third straight week in The Associated Press' college basketball poll, receiving all but two of the first-place votes.
By JIM O'CONNELL AP Basketball Writer Breaking down this week's Associated Press college basketball poll:
By The Associated Press Connecticut remains the unanimous No. 1 team in women's college basketball in The Associated Press poll.
Paul Pierce will be out two to four weeks with a broken bone in his right hand, the biggest loss yet for the injury-plagued Brooklyn Nets.
By JON KRAWCZYNSKI AP Basketball Writer The Denver Nuggets raised more than a few eyebrows this summer.
Chris Bosh watched his first 3-pointer bounce once, twice, three times, four times before finally dropping into the net.
Despite having the NBA's best record, the Indiana Pacers realize there's always room for improvement.
A second straight night, against a ranked opponent, and all accompanied by plenty of dramatics.
Sharing the ball is paying dividends for No. 19 UCLA.
Carmelo Anthony's bid for a triumphant return to Denver fell short.
Ryan Arcidiacono had not made a shot all night. So naturally, he was Jay Wright's choice on the play that wound up deciding Villanova's fate.
Oklahoma City Thunder coach Scott Brooks might have some choices to make when scripting last-second shots.
It wasn't a marquee matchup of freshmen, although both of the young stars showed how bright their futures can be.
Jason Kidd said he was just "trying to win" when he intentionally spilled a drink on the court, a stunt that cost him $50,000.
The next measuring stick for top-ranked Michigan State is No. 16 North Carolina on Wednesday as part of the ACC-Big Ten Challenge.
By DOUG FEINBERG AP Basketball Writer A little thirsty? No time for breakfast? Need a ticket to the big game?
Jason Kidd dropped more than a soda in an attempt to delay a game. He ended up dropping $50,000 for the stunt.
Winning ugly is nothing that Kansas coach Bill Self will complain about.
Marcus Smart scored 30 points, and No. 5 Oklahoma State nearly blew a big lead before beating Purdue 97-87 on Thursday in the opening round of the Old Spice Classic.
When Kenyon Martin hit a jumper with 4:30 to play, the Knicks were still in it. New York then missed its next six shots and scored only two points the rest of the night.
Jim Boeheim and Syracuse remained perfect in Maui.