Whiteside, Heat top Celtics

BOSTON - Hassan Whiteside scored half of his 20 points during a dominant stretch spanning the third and fourth quarters to help the Miami Heat stave off Boston's rally and snap a two-game slide ...

Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015

Raptors top Wizards in overtime

WASHINGTON - Kyle Lowry scored 23 points and the streaking Toronto Raptors won in overtime for the second consecutive night after losing a large second-half lead, defeating the Washington Wizards ...

Friday, Jan. 30, 2015

Hawks pull away, extend streak to 18

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Hawks overcame 37 points by Portland's LaMarcus Aldridge to extend their franchise-record winning streak to 18 games by beating the Trail Blazers 105-99 on Friday night.
By Charles Odum

Massive run powers Mavericks

MIAMI - Charlie Villanueva scored 20 points, and the Dallas Mavericks went on an unbelievable 37-2 run in the second half to embarrass the Miami Heat 93-72 on Friday night.

Newberry: Ferry doesn't get to enjoy Hawks success

Danny Ferry can only watch from afar, surely with plenty of satisfaction at the juggernaut he created with the Atlanta Hawks, undoubtedly offset by a sense of melancholy that he's not along for ...
By Paul Newberry

Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015

Three Hawks make All-Star team

Al Horford, Paul Millsap and Jeff Teague have been picked as reserves for the Eastern Conference All-Star team, giving the sizzling Atlanta Hawks three selections.

Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015

Hawks extend winning streak to 17

ATLANTA - Paul Millsap had 28 points and 15 rebounds and the Hawks stretched their franchise-record winning streak to 17 games in a row with a 113-102 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday ...
By Paul Newberry

Irving scores 55 points in Cavs victory

CLEVELAND - Kyrie Irving scored a career-high 55 points, leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to their eighth consecutive win, 99-94 over the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday night.

Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015

Grizzlies rout Mavericks

DALLAS - Zach Randolph had 22 points and 10 rebounds as the Memphis Grizzlies cruised to a 109-90 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Tuesday night.

Monday, Jan. 26, 2015

Duo carries Thunder past Timberwolves

OKLAHOMA CITY - Russell Westbrook scored 18 points, Serge Ibaka added 13 points and a season-high 19 rebounds, and the Thunder beat the Timberwolves.

Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015

Red-hot Cavaliers top Thunder

CLEVELAND - LeBron James scored 34 points, including the first eight in the fourth quarter, and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 108-98 on Sunday for their sixth consecutive win.

Hawks run their record streak to 16

Paul Millsap scored 20 points and Al Horford added 19 to help Eastern Conference-leading Atlanta to a 112-100 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Sunday, extending the Hawks' franchise record ...
By George Henry

Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015

Grizzlies rout 76ers

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Zach Randolph had 17 points and 14 rebounds and Jeff Green scored 18 as the Memphis Grizzlies coasted to a 101-83 win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday night.

Friday, Jan. 23, 2015

Hawks extend streak to franchise-best 15

ATLANTA - Paul Millsap scored 22 points, Jeff Teague added 17 and the Atlanta Hawks eclipsed the franchise record with their 15th straight victory, beating the Oklahoma City Thunder 103-93 on ...
By Paul Newberry

Bulls get past Mavericks

DALLAS - Derrick Rose scored 20 points, Jimmy Butler had 14 of his 20 in the second half and the Chicago Bulls beat the Dallas Mavericks 102-98 Friday night.

Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015

Rose leads Bulls past Spurs

CHICAGO - Derrick Rose scored 22 points and the struggling Chicago Bulls beat the San Antonio Spurs 104-81 on Thursday night.

Hawks' Korver proves he's more than a shooter

ATLANTA - Kyle Korver spent most of his career running around behind the 3-point stripe, a guy whose singular quest was to get open for a long-range shot at the basket. Turns out, he was so much more.
By Paul Newberry

Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015

Thunder slip past Wizards in OT

WASHINGTON - Russell Westbrook drove for the winning layup with 0.8 seconds left in overtime, and Kevin Durant had 34 points Wednesday night as the Oklahoma City Thunder won their fourth in a row.

Hawks tie franchise mark with 14th win in a row

ATLANTA- DeMarre Carroll and Jeff Teague each scored 17 points to lead a balanced offense, Kyle Korver dunked for the first time in more than two years, and the Atlanta Hawks tied a franchise ...
By Paul Newberry

Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015

Thunder finally move over .500

MIAMI - Russell Westbrook scored 19 points and grabbed 10 rebounds and the Thunder moved over the .500 mark for the first time this season with a 94-86 win.
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NFL probes Falcon 'fake' crowd noise

ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Falcons are being investigated for piping in fake crowd noise through the Georgia Dome's sound system for the past two seasons.
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