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Power Rankings: Warriors at home at No. 1

After their 41st straight win at home, Golden State is showing no signs of slowing down atop Marc Stein's latest rankings. Rankings

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Kobe can still elevate ... sort of

This wasn't exactly the form that won Kobe Bryant a dunk contest title, but it counts for two points just the same.


Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

Cavs win 120-100 to improve to 7-3 in Lue's first 10 games. LeBron 21p 10r 10a (40th career triple-double); Kyrie 32p 12a; J.R. 22p; Love 11p 6r; TT 10r; Shump 6p 11r (ties career high); Richard Jefferson 10p 4r.

Ramona Shelburne ESPN Senior Writer 

And, that was it. After 11 points in 2 minutes to spark the Lakers comeback, Kobe tries a bunch of long, contested shots over Paul George. None go in. Pacers win 89-87. Crowd chants "Kobe! Kobe!" As he leaves the floor. The farewell tour marches on to Cleveland

Clutch Kobe not enough for Lakers

Kobe Bryant scored 11 points in the final 4:15 of the fourth quarter, including making 3-pointers on 3 consecutive possessions, but the Pacers came back in the final minute to beat the Lakers 89-87. Box score


Redick's 3 forces OT for Clippers

The Clippers were down by as many as 19 against the 76ers, but J.J. Redick made a game-tying 3-pointer with 10 seconds left in the fourth quarter to force overtime in Philadelphia. Follow live

Rondo to LeBron for the slam

Rajon Rondo set up LeBron James for a breakaway dunk with a perfect outlet pass. One problem: they don't play for the same team.


Hornets take care of short-handed Bulls

Chicago was without Jimmy Butler and Derrick Rose, and Charlotte made the most of it, outscoring the Bulls 38-20 in the first quarter and cruising to a 108-91 win to get to .500 on the season. Box score


LeBron, Cavaliers rout Kings

LeBron James put up his first triple-double of the season and got help from Kyrie Irving (32 points) and J.R. Smith (22 points) as Cleveland rolled to a 120-100 win over visiting Sacramento. Box score


Ramona Shelburne ESPN Senior Writer 

Kobe Bryant has caught fire here in Indy. Has just scored 11 points in the last two minutes here.

Ranking Air Jordans

As all the sneakerheads know, the Air Jordan XXX drops Friday. What better time to look back at all 29 looks of past Jordan kicks? Full ranking


Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Phil Jackson made it clear today that he's going to try to improve the roster this summer in free agency. "We need a player who is going to move us forward even farther." The Knicks will have at least $19 million to spend in free agency this summer.

Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

Nets F Joe Johnson has surpassed Scottie Pippen to move into 52nd place on the NBA's all-time scoring list (18,942 points and counting).

Clippers chipping away at lead

After trailing by as many as 19 earlier in the game, the short-handed Clippers have cut the 76ers' lead down to just 3 early in the fourth quarter. Follow live


Baxter Holmes @BaxterHolmes

End 3Q: IND 64, LAL 59 Lakers shooting 28.4% (Kobe is 2-14 from the floor) and Pacers shooting 37.7% (Paul George is 5-16).

Westbrook crashes Durant's interview

Kevin Durant was talking about his experience taking pictures at Super Bowl 50. Russell Westbrook was unimpressed.


Triple-double for LeBron James

The Cavs star has 21 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists as Cleveland has opened up a 21-point lead over Sacramento. It's his first triple-double of the season, and sixth since returning to the Cavs last year, including the postseason. Follow live


Pacers extend lead over Lakers

Julius Randle has a double-double (10 points, 11 rebounds), but Kobe Bryant is just 2-for-11 from the field and the Pacers have opened up a 15-point lead midway through the third quarter. Follow live


Magic off to slow start in Atlanta

Looking for their first back-to-back wins in 2016, the Magic have fallen behind the Hawks 26-8 midway through the first quarter. Atlanta is shooting 73% from the field. Follow live

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

This is probably the most important description that Phil Jackson offered today about his next coach: "Someone has to match the style of the way we do things. There's a certain style that I have that I think works and I've found (to work) before."

Jackson: It was time to make a change

Knicks president Phil Jackson said of Derek Fisher, who was fired Monday: "I think he was a dedicated worker. Some of that onus is on the players."


76ers take rare big halftime lead

For just the fourth time this season, Philadelphia is up double-digits at the break, leading the Clippers 59-49. The 76ers are 1-2 in the previous three games they led by at least 10 going into the second half. Follow live

Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

Nets rookie Chris McCullough has enters the game and is making his NBA debut. He last played a game on Jan. 11, 2015 then had to endure a 13-month absence due to a torn ACL he suffered at Syracuse.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Phil Jackson said that running the triangle offense "is not paramount, but is important" for his next head coach. I'd be surprised if Phil hired a coach who wasn't committed to the triangle. Don't rule out the idea that Kurt Rambis stays on if the Knicks do well under him.