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    Raptors prove unicorns don't exist, beat up on Porzingis' Knicks

    Raptors prove unicorns don't exist, beat up on Porzingis' Knicks


    In their first game back at the Air Canada Centre after three strong performances on the road, the Toronto Raptors controlled most of the game, and beat the New York Knicks...

    In their first game back at the Air Canada Centre after three strong performances on the road, the Toronto Raptors controlled most of the game, and beat the New York Knicks 104-87.

    Raptors' Delon Wright out with dislocated right shoulder

    Raptors' Delon Wright out with dislocated right shoulder


    Toronto Raptors backup guard Delon Wright will not play in Friday's home game against the New York Knicks due to a right shoulder...

    Toronto Raptors backup guard Delon Wright will not play in Friday's home game against the New York Knicks due to a right shoulder injury.

    Donald Trump to UCLA players: 'You're welcome'

    Donald Trump to UCLA players: 'You're welcome'


    President Donald Trump is exhorting three suspended UCLA basketball players to thank Chinese President Xi Jinping for their freedom following a shoplifting incident while they were in...

    President Donald Trump is exhorting three suspended UCLA basketball players to thank Chinese President Xi Jinping for their freedom following a shoplifting incident while they were in China.

    Raptors ride hot outside shooting to win over Pelicans

    Raptors ride hot outside shooting to win over Pelicans


    DeMar DeRozan scored 25 points and the Toronto Raptors kept hitting 3s to beat the New Orleans Pelicans 125-116 on Wednesday night. The Raptors shot 16 for 34 on 3-pointers, with C.J. Miles going 5 for...

    DeMar DeRozan scored 25 points and the Toronto Raptors kept hitting 3s to beat the New Orleans Pelicans 125-116 on Wednesday night. The Raptors shot 16 for 34 on 3-pointers, with C.J. Miles going 5 for 9.

    Raptors hold on for win after Rockets surge back

    Raptors hold on for win after Rockets surge back


    DeMar DeRozan scored 27 points and the Toronto Raptors built a big lead in the first half and held on for a 129-113 win over the Houston Rockets on Tuesday...

    DeMar DeRozan scored 27 points and the Toronto Raptors built a big lead in the first half and held on for a 129-113 win over the Houston Rockets on Tuesday night.

    Hoops in the Holy Land: African-American basketball players embrace Israel

    Hoops in the Holy Land: African-American basketball players embrace Israel


    In the last 40 years, more than 800 African-Americans have relocated to play in the Israeli Basketball Premier League. A new book details how many of them have found an unlikely home (far) away from...

    In the last 40 years, more than 800 African-Americans have relocated to play in the Israeli Basketball Premier League. A new book details how many of them have found an unlikely home (far) away from home.

    Lonzo Ball becomes youngest NBA player to record triple-double

    Lonzo Ball becomes youngest NBA player to record triple-double


    Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 33 points to help Milwaukee overcome Lonzo Ball's triple-double in the Bucks' 98-90 win over the Los Angeles Lakers on Saturday...

    Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 33 points to help Milwaukee overcome Lonzo Ball's triple-double in the Bucks' 98-90 win over the Los Angeles Lakers on Saturday night.

    Vince Carter hopes Raptors retire his number

    Vince Carter hopes Raptors retire his number


    Former Toronto Raptors forward Vince Carter said in a diary on ESPN that he would like for the Raptors to retire his jersey one...

    Former Toronto Raptors forward Vince Carter said in a diary on ESPN that he would like for the Raptors to retire his jersey one day.

    Canada's Jamal Murray gets encouraging words from John Calipari

    Canada's Jamal Murray gets encouraging words from John Calipari


    Jamal Murray has struggled with his shot since being moved to point guard on the Denver Nuggets' offence, but the Canadian's former NCAA coach is confident his touch will...

    Jamal Murray has struggled with his shot since being moved to point guard on the Denver Nuggets' offence, but the Canadian's former NCAA coach is confident his touch will return.

    Eric Bledsoe gets new digs as Bucks trade for disgruntled Suns guard

    Eric Bledsoe gets new digs as Bucks trade for disgruntled Suns guard


    A person with knowledge of the deal says the Phoenix Suns have agreed to trade disgruntled guard Eric Bledsoe to the Milwaukee Bucks for big man Greg Monroe and two 2018 draft...

    A person with knowledge of the deal says the Phoenix Suns have agreed to trade disgruntled guard Eric Bledsoe to the Milwaukee Bucks for big man Greg Monroe and two 2018 draft picks.

    Cavs' Tristan Thompson expected to miss 3-4 weeks with injury

    Cavs' Tristan Thompson expected to miss 3-4 weeks with injury


    Cavaliers forward Tristan Thompson could be out for a month because of a strained left calf. He was injured in the second quarter of Wednesday night's loss to Indiana and left Quicken Loans Arena on crutches. The team said he had an MRI on Thursday and...

    Cavaliers forward Tristan Thompson could be out for a month because of a strained left calf. He was injured in the second quarter of Wednesday night's loss to Indiana and left Quicken Loans Arena on crutches. The team said he had an MRI on Thursday and is projected to return in three-four weeks.

    OKC Thunder's plane had nose caved in by bird, Delta says

    OKC Thunder's plane had nose caved in by bird, Delta says


    Delta Airlines says a charter flight carrying the Oklahoma City Thunder from Minneapolis to Chicago apparently encountered a bird early Saturday when it was landing, causing damage that prompted some players to post photos on social media showing the...

    Delta Airlines says a charter flight carrying the Oklahoma City Thunder from Minneapolis to Chicago apparently encountered a bird early Saturday when it was landing, causing damage that prompted some players to post photos on social media showing the caved-in nose of the plane.

    David Stern calls for NBA changes of marijuana rules

    David Stern calls for NBA changes of marijuana rules


    Former NBA Commissioner David Stern believes medicinal marijuana use by players should be allowed, but the league says it won't allow it for recreational...

    Former NBA Commissioner David Stern believes medicinal marijuana use by players should be allowed, but the league says it won't allow it for recreational use.

    Warriors' Curry fined $50Gs for 'mouthing off' at ref

    Warriors' Curry fined $50Gs for 'mouthing off' at ref


    Stephen Curry has been fined $50,000 US for throwing his mouthpiece in the direction of an official during the final minute of Golden State's loss at Memphis on Saturday...

    Stephen Curry has been fined $50,000 US for throwing his mouthpiece in the direction of an official during the final minute of Golden State's loss at Memphis on Saturday night.

    Suns' Eric Bledsoe has a new 'do, and will soon have a new team

    Suns' Eric Bledsoe has a new 'do, and will soon have a new team


    Phoenix point guard Eric Bledsoe was sent home Monday, a day after the Suns fired coach Earl Watson and replaced him on an interim basis with Jay...

    Phoenix point guard Eric Bledsoe was sent home Monday, a day after the Suns fired coach Earl Watson and replaced him on an interim basis with Jay Triano.