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Suns' Ayton doesn't start after missing COVID-19 test

Phoenix Suns center Deandre Ayton wasn't in the starting lineup for Monday's game against the Oklahoma City Thunder due to missing a COVID-19 test on Sunday, according to multiple reports.

Bucks scratch Antetokounmpo (oral surgery) vs. Raptors

Milwaukee Bucks All-Star Giannis Antetokounmpo was scratched before Monday's game against the Toronto Raptors following oral surgery.

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Magic G Ross leaves NBA bubble for medical tests

Orlando Magic guard Terrence Ross has left the NBA bubble in the Orlando area to undergo off-site medical tests not related to COVID-19, the team announced Monday.

Report: NBA to jettison non-playoff teams immediately

Teams eliminated from the NBA playoffs will be escorted from the league's campus near Orlando immediately after their final game.

NBA roundup: Lillard scores 51, Embiid injured in Blazers' win

Damian Lillard poured in 51 points and added seven assists to lead the Portland Trail Blazers to a 124-121 victory over a Philadelphia 76ers' squad that lost Joel Embiid to injury on Sunday night near Orlando.

Embiid leaves game with injury, won't return

Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid departed Sunday's game against the Portland Trail Blazers near Orlando due to a left ankle injury.

Hall of Famer Westphal battling brain cancer

Hall of Fame guard Paul Westphal is battling brain cancer, sports columnist and longtime friend Mike Lupica said Sunday.

NBA fines Warriors' Green $50K for comments on Booker

The NBA fined Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green $50,000 on Sunday for violating the league's anti-tampering rule.

NBA roundup: Doncic goes off in Mavs' OT win over Bucks

Luka Doncic had 36 points, a career-high 19 assists and 14 rebounds for his 17th triple-double of this season and 25th of his career while leading the Dallas Mavericks to a 136-132 overtime victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday night near Orlando.

Sixers' Simmons to have surgery on left knee

Philadelphia 76ers All-Star Ben Simmons will have surgery on his left knee, multiple outlets reported Saturday.

LeBron, Giannis and Harden named MVP finalists

The NBA announced the finalists for six major awards on Saturday, including Most Valuable Player hopefuls Giannis Antetokounmpo, James Harden and LeBron James.

NBA roundup: Nets, Magic fill out East playoff field

Tobias Harris scored 23 points and grabbed 15 rebounds to lift the host Philadelphia 76ers past the Orlando Magic 108-101 Friday near Orlando, but the Magic ended up the day's big winner nonetheless.

Orlando F Jonathan Isaac has knee surgery

Orlando Magic forward Jonathan Isaac had successful surgery Friday to repair a torn ACL in his left knee, the team announced.

Pelicans F Williamson (rest) to miss Friday's game

New Orleans star Zion Williamson will be held out for rest Friday night when the Pelicans face the Washington Wizards.

Raptors' McCaw leaving bubble for knee treatment

Toronto Raptors forward Patrick McCaw will be leaving the NBA bubble to seek treatment for a benign mass on the back of his left knee, the team announced.

NBA roundup: Bucks rally vs. Heat, claim East's top seed

who trailed by 23 in the first half -- rallied to defeat the Miami Heat 130-116 on Thursday as part of the NBA restart near Orlando.

James (groin) to miss Thursday's game vs. Rockets

Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James will miss Thursday night's game against the Houston Rockets with a sore right groin.

76ers' Simmons dislocates left kneecap

Philadelphia 76ers guard/forward Ben Simmons suffered a partially dislocated left kneecap during Wednesday's game against the Washington Wizards, the team announced Thursday.

NBA roundup: Thunder dump cold-shooting Lakers

Chris Paul scored 21 points to lead the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 105-86 win over the Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex near Orlando.

Pacers strike deal with PointsBet

The Indiana Pacers have reached an agreement to make PointsBet its official sports gaming partner.

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