Timberwolves star Karl-Anthony Towns, who lost his mother to covid-19 last April, has tested positive for the coronavirus.

The Brooklyn point guard has missed the team's past five games while ceding close to $900,000 in fines and forfeited salary.

  • Analysis

While Harden achieved his major short-term goals, the saga surrounding his exit from Houston is liable to do longer-term damage.


The Wizards, now with six positive tests on the roster, don’t know when they will play again

Washington will have at least an eight-day layoff between games.

Third Wizards player tests positive for coronavirus

Washington has already had two games canceled, while back-to-back games against Cleveland on Sunday and Monday appear to be in doubt.

Wizards’ game Friday at Pistons postponed, marking second scratch after positive tests

A game between the Atlanta Hawks and Phoenix Suns was postponed Wednesday following the Suns' game in Washington.

  • Perspective

In the NBA, the willingness of a super team’s third star to embrace his role often determines success.

  • Analysis

The NBA season received a jolt when the Brooklyn Nets boldly acquired James Harden to form a tantalizing trio with Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving.

The 2018 MVP said that the struggling Rockets "just aren't good enough," fueling rumors that he is seeking a trade.

  • Analysis

While injuries and atrocious defense have defined the Wizards’ slow start, a little patience is still in order.

The NBA’s new health protocols crack down on player behavior at home and on road trips after positive coronavirus tests have led to five postponed games this week.

  • Analysis

Despite some early positive indicators, the Clippers face nagging issues and some new concerns that might complicate their title chase.

Less than three weeks into the NBA season, positive tests and contact tracing efforts have landed stars in quarantine and left coaches questioning league decisions.

Facing billions in lost revenue amid the pandemic, Commissioner Adam Silver said the NBA is studying the possibility of expansion. Seattle and Las Vegas want in.

Two of the NBA’s most prominent voices — as well as consistent sources of criticism of President Trump — joined the chorus of NBA players and coaches who have decried the violent breach of the U.S. Capitol as well of President Trump’s role in the brief insurrection.

Seth Curry's positive test forced Philadelphia to alter its travel plans after Thursday's night loss and could also have repercussions for the Wizards, who played the 76ers on Wednesday night.

No NBA team has made the trip since LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers celebrated with then-president Barack Obama in 2016, just after Donald Trump won the election.

Draymond Green points to a double standard he saw in how Black Lives Matter protesters were treated during the summer, compared to the ease with which supporters of President Trump stormed the Capitol.

The Milwaukee Bucks and Detroit Pistons protested the Jacob Blake ruling as NBA teams expressed outrage and frustration following the scene in Washington at Capitol.

Brooklyn Nets star Kevin Durant will be sidelined for four games after coming into contact with someone who tested positive for the coronavirus.

  • Analysis

The performance provides ample evidence that Stephen Curry is the last person whom critics should blame for the Warriors’ slow start.

The former WNBA player, a San Antonio assistant since 2014, temporarily took the reins of the team when head coach Gregg Popovich was ejected in a 121-107 loss to the Lakers.

  • Analysis

With big stars back, 2021 should see a major roster squeeze that could make it more difficult for first-timers to get their shots.

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DeMar DeRozan had 24 points, Dejounte Murray added 18 points and the San Antonio Spurs rallied to beat the undermanned Houston Rockets 103-91 on Saturday to snap a four-game skid at home

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The Los Angeles Lakers beat the New Orleans Pelicans 112-95

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Kawhi Leonard had 27 points and six assists in three quarters, Paul George scored 26 and the short-handed Los Angeles Clippers manhandled the Sacramento Kings 138-100

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Donovan Mitchell made six 3-pointers on his way to 26 points and the Utah Jazz used a 21-0 second-half run to power past the Atlanta Hawks 116-92

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Shai Gilgeous-Alexander had a career-high 33 points and 10 assists to help Oklahoma City beat the Chicago Bulls and former Thunder coach Billy Donovan 127-125 in overtime

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