The National Basketball Association (NBA) is the pre-eminent men's professional basketball league in North America, and is widely considered to be the premier men's professional basketball league in the world. It has 30 teams (29 in the United States and 1 in Canada), and is an active member of USA Basketball (USAB), which is recognized by FIBA (also known as the International Basketball Federation) as the national governing body for basketball in the United States. The NBA
George Hill scored a season-high 30 points in his first game against his former team and the Utah Jazz ran away with a 109-100 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Saturday night.
Nikola Jokic had 19 points and 10 rebounds and Wilson Chandler had 16 points and seven rebounds as the Denver Nuggets beat the Los Angeles Clippers 123-98 on Saturday night.
The Toronto Raptors will try to rebound from their worst offensive performance of the season when they return home Sunday to take on one of the league's worst defensive teams in the Phoenix Suns. The Raptors shot 33.7 percent from the floor and were outrebounded 51-33 in a 113-78 loss at Charlotte o
The Boston Celtics try to recover from a bad loss when they cap a three-game homestand against the Portland Trail Blazers on Saturday. The Celtics had won three in a row and seven of eight entering a matchup with the reeling New York Knicks on Wednesday, but surprisingly wound up on the wrong end of