The Latest: Davis disappointed Cousins reunion on hold
The Latest from NBA media days on Friday (all times EST):
Anthony Davis is still disappointed that his Los Angeles reunion with DeMarcus Cousins was ruined by another...
Dwight Howard eager to make most of 2nd chance with Lakers
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dwight Howard says he is returning to the Los Angeles Lakers with a new outlook on basketball and his place in it.
The veteran center hopes the Lakers fans— and a couple...
Arrest warrant issued for Lakers center DeMarcus Cousins
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Alabama police have issued an arrest warrant for Los Angeles Lakers center DeMarcus Cousins on a misdemeanor domestic violence charge for harassing communications. .
Lakers, NBA investigating threat claim against Cousins
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers and the NBA say they're investigating a claim that center DeMarcus Cousins threatened violence against a former girlfriend.
Dwight Howard returns to Lakers 6 years after departure
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dwight Howard rejoined the Los Angeles Lakers on Monday, six seasons after his acrimonious departure.
The eight-time All-Star center and 15-year NBA veteran is the Lakers'...
Dwight Howard waived by Grizzlies ahead of Lakers move
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies have waived Dwight Howard ahead of the veteran center's expected move to the Los Angeles Lakers.
AP Source: Lakers plan to sign Dwight Howard
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers intend to sign center Dwight Howard after he completes a buyout with Memphis, a person familiar with the decision says.
Lakers’ Cousins tears ACL in left knee, awaiting surgery
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — DeMarcus Cousins is facing rehab from another major injury, and the Los Angeles Lakers have endured their first big problem of a season with championship...
Kerr speaks on Warriors’ offseason, hope for future
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Golden State coach Steve Kerr knows that a new era of Warriors basketball is about to begin.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The NBA says Toronto's Marc Gasol should have been given two free throws with 49 seconds left of Game 5 of the NBA Finals in Toronto, a game that the Raptors lost to Golden...
Toronto visits Golden State with 2-1 series lead
Toronto Raptors (58-24, second in the Eastern Conference during the regular season) vs. Golden State Warriors (57-25, first in the Western Conference during the regular season)
Thompson questionable for Game 3, Looney out indefinitely
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Golden State guard Klay Thompson has a mild strain in his left hamstring that forced him out of Game 2 in the NBA Finals and he is listed as questionable for Game 3 against...
Cousins willing to log big minutes if Warriors need
TORONTO (AP) — DeMarcus Cousins says he's good with any workload the Golden State Warriors task him with for the remainder of the NBA Finals. Start, don't start. Play a few minutes, play big...
Analysis: ‘Strength in Numbers’ paying off big for Warriors
TORONTO (AP) — The mantra for Golden State during Steve Kerr's five seasons with the Warriors has been "Strength in Numbers."
Center (or centre) of attention: How best to use Cousins?
TORONTO (AP) — Marc Gasol's highest-scoring game since joining the Toronto Raptors came at the perfect time — Game 1 of the NBA Finals.
He scored 20 points, busting out of a slump in a...
Warriors say center DeMarcus Cousins available for Game 1
TORONTO (AP) — Golden State coach Steve Kerr says center DeMarcus Cousins is available for Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday night.
Kerr made the announcement at the team's shootaround...
Analysis: Why the Warriors will win the NBA Finals
TORONTO (AP) — Golden State coach Steve Kerr dropped the hint eight months ago that this season may be the end of the Warriors, at least as the team is currently configured.
Analysis: NBA Finals will decide a champion, and much more
It all comes down to this.
Kevin Durant won’t return in time for Game 1 of NBA Finals
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Kevin Durant won't be ready to play in time for Game 1 of the NBA Finals on May 30.
The two-time reigning finals MVP has yet to return to on-court work while...
A break: Warriors get another long break before NBA Finals
And now, they wait.
The Golden State Warriors have gotten used to going to the NBA Finals, and their win in Portland on Monday night clinched their fifth consecutive trip....
Not every NBA player will put body on line to take a charge
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Toronto guard Kyle Lowry squarely planted his feet and braced for contact with Milwaukee Bucks athletic big man Giannis Antetokounmpo barreling down on him.
Warriors Durant, Cousins may miss Western Conference Finals
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Kevin Durant and DeMarcus Cousins won't necessarily return from injuries in time to play for the Golden State Warriors during the Western Conference Finals against the...
Harden and the Rockets visit Golden State to start playoff series
Houston Rockets (53-29, fourth in the Western Conference during the regular season) vs. Golden State Warriors (57-25, first in the Western Conference during the regular season)
Injured DeMarcus Cousins unlikely to return this postseason
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Center DeMarcus Cousins is unlikely to return this postseason for the Golden State Warriors yet won't require surgery on his torn left quadriceps muscle.
Warriors center DeMarcus Cousins has torn left quadriceps
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — DeMarcus Cousins has a torn left quadriceps muscle that will sideline the Golden State center indefinitely, a devastating injury that the Warriors feared was serious when he...
Clippers stun Warriors with record comeback
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Landry Shamet hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 16.5 seconds left, Stephen Curry couldn't answer on the other end, and the Los Angeles Clippers climbed back from a 31 points...
DeMarcus Cousins injures left quadriceps early in Game 2
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Starting Warriors center DeMarcus Cousins' postseason could be in jeopardy after he injured his left quadriceps muscle in the first quarter of Monday night's 135-131 Game 2...
Golden State takes 1-0 lead into game 2 against Los Angeles
Los Angeles Clippers (48-34, eighth in the Western Conference during the regular season) vs. Golden State Warriors (57-25, first in the Western Conference during the regular season)
Cousins leads Warriors past Pelicans; Curry leaves hurt
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — DeMarcus Cousins played a season-high 35 minutes while visiting the city he called home last season, drawing a mix of cheers and boos during a productive performance.
DeMarcus Cousins to get his first playoff chance at last
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — DeMarcus Cousins shoves off assistant coach Jarron Collins and goes hard for the basket. He swishes a 3-pointer from up top, then hits a jumper inside the arc on the right...
Golden State takes on Los Angeles, aims for 5th straight home win
Los Angeles Clippers (47-33, sixth in the Western Conference) vs. Golden State Warriors (55-24, first in the Western Conference)
Warriors roll past Lakers 108-90, chasing West’s top seed
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A year ago, Stephen Curry was hurting and the Golden State Warriors were locked into the No. 2 seed in the West.
Warriors beat Nuggets, increase lead for top seed in West
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Kevin Durant's brilliant night on both ends got cut short by an ejection.
Durant emphatically showed who is still No. 1 in the West, delivering a pair of jarring dunks...
Curry, Durant each score 28 points, Warriors beat Grizzlies
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Kevin Durant had the best shooting night of his career to help the Golden State Warriors take the outright Western Conference lead.
Doncic records triple-double, Mavericks beat Warriors 126-91
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Luka Doncic had a triple-double, Dirk Nowitzki scored a season-best 21 points in a rare start and the Dallas Mavericks capitalized on Stephen Curry's absence to beat the...
Spurs’ win streak at 8; Blazers lose McCollum to leg injury
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — DeMar DeRozan scored 21 points and the San Antonio Spurs extended their winning streak to eight games with a 108-103 victory Saturday night over the Portland Trail Blazers, who...
Warriors, minus Durant, end Rockets’ 9-game streak, 106-104
HOUSTON (AP) — In his first season with the Golden State Warriors, DeMarcus Cousins hasn't quite adjusted to the level of scrutiny and interest that comes with playing for the defending...
Warriors, minus Durant, stop Rockets’ 9-game win streak
HOUSTON (AP) — Klay Thompson scored 30 points, DeMarcus Cousins had a season-high 27 and the Golden State Warriors snapped Houston's nine-game winning streak Wednesday night with a 106-104 victory...
Hayward, Celtics run away from Warriors for a 128-95 win
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — DeMarcus Cousins lost his cool and the Golden State Warriors lost at home in embarrassing fashion once again.
Gordon Hayward scored 30 points off the bench, Kyrie...
Cousins T’d for shoe toss, scores 24 as Warriors top Hornets
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — DeMarcus Cousins was getting tired of Kevin Durant cussing him out.
So he finally took Durant's advice.
"He's been telling me to stop thinking about it and just...
Rockets beat Warriors 118-112 without ailing Harden
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Eric Gordon scored 25 points with four 3-pointers, Chris Paul converted two free throws with 1:08 left on the way to 23, and the Houston Rockets outplayed the Golden State...
Lillard has 29 in Blazers’ chippy 129-107 win over Warriors
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — With a drama-filled victory over the Warriors that included the ejection of Golden State coach Steve Kerr, the Portland Trail Blazers got a confidence boost heading into the All-Star break.
Damian Lillard scored 29 points and the Blazers snapped Golden State's five-game winning streak with a 129-107 win Wednesday night. Jake Layman added 17 points off the bench for the Blazers, who rebounded after a two-game skid.
Cousins’ late free throws lead Warriors past Heat 120-118
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A lackluster start for Golden State turned into a frantic finish and another win thanks to a big shooting night from Kevin Durant.
Durant hit a game-tying 3-pointer in the final minute as part of a 39-point night and DeMarcus Cousins made two free throws with 5.4 seconds to play that helped the Warriors cap a comeback from a 19-point deficit in the first quarter to beat the Miami Heat 120-118 on Sunday.