|Wed Mar 29||16:03||Warriors' Durant on track to return in regular season||Kevin Durant||SF||Thunder||Doppelganger|
Golden State Warriors star forward Kevin Durant has made "very good progress" in his recovery from a Grade 2 MCL sprain and tibial bone bruise in his left knee, the team announced Wednesday.Durant, who is four weeks removed from sustaining the injury in a 112-108 loss to the Washington Wizards on Feb. 28, is expected to participate in non-contract basketball drills as he enters the next phase of his recovery.ESPN reported Wednesday that Durant could return for the final three games of the regular season. Golden State concludes its slate with home contests against the New Orleans Pelicans on April 8, Utah Jazz two nights later and the Los Angeles Lakers on April 12."Kevin has made very good progress since suffering the injury four weeks ago in Washington," the Warriors said in a statement. "He has not experienced any setbacks to date and has progressed as well as could be expected. At this point, he is being incorporated into non-contact basketball drills -- shooting, running and jumpin... [More
|Wed Mar 29||04:09||G Jeff Teague tallied 20 points and 10 assists, but he missed la...||Jeff Teague||PG||Hawks||Free Agent|
G Jeff Teague tallied 20 points and 10 assists, but he missed a layup in the final 20 seconds and was called for a key foul on Minnesota's Ricky Rubio, who hit the winning free throws with 3.4 seconds left. "I didn't realize the shot clock had more time and I shot a bad shot just trying to get it on the rim," Teague said of his miss. "Two bad plays on my part and we lose the game."
|Wed Mar 29||04:09||G Monta Ellis tied season-high with 19 points in 115-114 loss to...||Monta Ellis||PG||Warriors||The Schellackers|
G Monta Ellis tied his season-high with 19 points in a 115-114 loss to Minnesota.
|Wed Mar 29||04:09||F James Johnson had 16 points and six rebounds in Miami's last-s...||James Johnson||SF||Bulls||Free Agent|
F James Johnson had 16 points and six rebounds in Miami's last-second win over Detroit.
|Wed Mar 29||04:09||G Goran Dragic scored game-high 28 points in Miami's last-second...||Goran Dragic||PG||Suns||Free Agent|
G Goran Dragic scored a game-high 28 points in Miami's last-second win over Detroit.
|Wed Mar 29||04:09||C Brook Lopez led Nets with 26 points on 10-of-15 shooting||Brook Lopez||C||NJ Nets||Buchanalia|
C Brook Lopez led the Nets with 26 points on 10-of-15 shooting. He also totaled nine rebounds and six assists but was provided little help in a 106-101 loss to Philadelphia. "I don't know if it was a combination of the juice or concentration and focus but we were just throwing a lot of balls away and just missing opportunities and making mistakes," Lopez said.
|Wed Mar 29||04:09||G Gerald Henderson (left hip soreness) sat out||Gerald Henderson||SG||Bobcats||Free Agent|
G Gerald Henderson (left hip soreness) sat out.
|Wed Mar 29||04:09||F Ersan Ilyasova tallied 18 points and 12 rebounds in 95-91 win ...||Ersan Ilyasova||PF||Bucks||Iavaronis|
F Ersan Ilyasova tallied 18 points and 12 rebounds in a 95-91 win over Phoenix.
|Wed Mar 29||04:09||C Dwight Howard had 15 points and 11 rebounds in 95-91 win over ...||Dwight Howard||C||Magic||Doppelganger|
C Dwight Howard had 15 points and 11 rebounds in a 95-91 win over Phoenix.
|Wed Mar 29||04:09||F Paul Millsap missed sixth game with synovitis in left knee||Paul Millsap||PF||Jazz||Team Erik|
F Paul Millsap missed his sixth game with synovitis in his left knee. Millsap had a non-surgical procedure on the knee and will miss two more games before being re-evaluated.
|Wed Mar 29||04:09||G Thabo Sefolosha missed second straight game with right groin s...||Thabo Sefolosha||SG||Thunder||Free Agent|
G Thabo Sefolosha missed his second straight game with a right groin strain.
|Wed Mar 29||04:09||G Jameer Nelson led six Denver double-figure scorers with 23 poi...||Jameer Nelson||PG||Magic||The Schellackers|
G Jameer Nelson led six Denver double-figure scorers with 23 points in a 122-113 loss to Portland.
|Wed Mar 29||04:08||G Stephen Curry scored game-high 32 points in 113-106 victory ov...||Stephen Curry||SG||Warriors||Buchanalia|
G Stephen Curry scored a game-high 32 points in a 113-106 victory over the Houston Rockets. Curry drilled a 3-pointer with 1:46 left to rebuild a double-digit lead for the Warriors (60-14), who stretched their winning streak to eight games and became the sixth team in NBA history to record three consecutive 60-win seasons.
|Wed Mar 29||04:08||G James Harden recorded 20th triple-double of season, producing ...||James Harden||SG||Thunder||The Schellackers|
G James Harden recorded his 20th triple-double of the season, producing 24 points, 11 rebounds and 13 assists. But he shot just 5 of 20 -- 1 of 9 on 3-pointers.
|Wed Mar 29||04:08||C Al Jefferson will miss at least two weeks with sprained left a...||Al Jefferson||PF||Timberwolves||Back in the Saddle|
C Al Jefferson will miss at least two weeks with a sprained left ankle. Jefferson is averaging 8.1 points and 4.2 rebounds in 66 games.
|Wed Mar 29||04:08||G Rodney Stuckey has left patellar tendon strain and expected to...||Rodney Stuckey||PG||Pistons||Team Erik|
G Rodney Stuckey has a left patellar tendon strain and is expected to miss four to six weeks, the Pacers announced Tuesday. Stuckey is averaging 7.2 points in 32 games this season,
|Wed Mar 29||04:08||C Joakim Noah admitted Tuesday that decision to use over-the-cou...||Joakim Noah||C/PF||Bulls||The Sith Lords|
C Joakim Noah admitted Tuesday that his decision to use an over-the-counter supplement "backfired". Noah was suspended 20 games for violating the NBA's anti-drug policy. The NBA said he tested positive for Selective Androgen Receptor Modulator LGD-4033 when it announced his suspension last week. "This was a tough moment, but I'm going to learn from it," Noah told reporters. "I tried to take a supplement to help me with everything I've gone through. I've gone through a lot of injuries, and I tried to take something to help me and it backfired."
|Tue Mar 28||17:40||Knicks' Noah admits to taking over-the-counter drug||Joakim Noah||C/PF||Bulls||The Sith Lords|
Suspended New York Knicks center Joakim Noah admitted to using an over-the-counter supplement on Tuesday and said the decision "backfired."Noah was suspended 20 games for violating the NBA's anti-drug policy. The NBA said he tested positive for Selective Androgen Receptor Modulator LGD-4033 when it announced his suspension last week."This was a tough moment, but I'm going to learn from it," Noah told reporters. "I tried to take a supplement to help me with everything I've gone through. I've gone through a lot of injuries, and I tried to take something to help me and it backfired."Noah had dealt with hamstring and knee injuries this season. He said he was looking for something that would help him heal and recover from his various ailments."I wanted to do something to help myself, help my body and like I said it backfired on me," Noah said. "I tried to take the right measures when I was taking the supplements and it wasn't enough."Selective Androgen Receptor Modulators are a non-steroida... [More
|Tue Mar 28||03:02||G Manu Ginobili hit for 12 points for San Antonio (57-16), which...||Manu Ginobili||SG||Spurs||Team Lorin|
G Manu Ginobili hit for 12 points for San Antonio (57-16), which pulled back to within two games of idle Golden State in the race for the best record in the NBA and the Western Conference.
|Tue Mar 28||03:02||F Pau Gasol added 14 points for San Antonio (57-16), which pulle...||Pau Gasol||PF||Lakers||The Sith Lords|
F Pau Gasol added 14 points for San Antonio (57-16), which pulled back to within two games of idle Golden State in the race for the best record in the NBA and the Western Conference.