DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas Mavericks have finalized a deal to acquire guard Delon Wright from Memphis in a sign-and-trade agreement for the restricted free agent.
AP source: Mavs get Wright from Grizzlies in sign-and-trade
DALLAS (AP) — A person with direct knowledge of the deal says the Dallas Mavericks have acquired guard Delon Wright from the Memphis Grizzlies in a sign-and-trade agreement that could make the...
Carter scores 32, Grizzlies beat Warriors 132-117 in finale
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Memphis rookie Jevon Carter had the game of his career on the final night of the regular season against a skeleton crew of Golden State Warriors.
Pistons take on the Grizzlies on 4-game skid
Memphis Grizzlies (32-48, 13th in the Western Conference) vs. Detroit Pistons (39-41, eighth in the Eastern Conference)
Memphis faces Dallas in conference matchup
Dallas Mavericks (31-48, 14th in the Western Conference) vs. Memphis Grizzlies (32-47, 12th in the Western Conference)
Dirk dunks as Wright helps Grizzlies beat Mavericks 122-112
DALLAS (AP) — Dirk Nowitzki set a screen for a pick-and-roll a few seconds into what could be the second-to-last home game for the longtime star of the Dallas Mavericks.
Dallas plays Memphis in conference battle
Dallas; Friday, 8:30 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Western Conference foes Dallas and Memphis face off at the American Airlines Center.
The Mavericks are 16-32 against Western Conference...
Portland faces Memphis, aims for 5th straight home win
Memphis Grizzlies (31-46, 13th in the Western Conference) vs. Portland Trail Blazers (49-28, fourth in the Western Conference)
Phoenix faces Memphis, aims to end home skid
Memphis Grizzlies (30-45, 13th in the Western Conference) vs. Phoenix Suns (17-59, 15th in the Western Conference)
Curry, Warriors set for matchup with the Grizzlies
Golden State Warriors (50-23, first in the Western Conference) vs. Memphis Grizzlies (30-44, 13th in the Western Conference)
Grizzlies take next step in rebuilding, trading Marc Gasol
The Memphis Grizzlies have taken another big step toward rebuilding their roster, trading center Marc Gasol and leaving Mike Conley as the lone remaining piece from the core four of the franchise's best success.
And Conley's tenure might only last the rest of this season.
Siakam, VanVleet set career highs to lead Raptors past Hawks
ATLANTA (AP) — The Toronto Raptors have a new big man coming to help their push for the top spot in the Eastern Conference.
In the meantime, the Raptors won by playing small.
Pascal Siakam scored a career-high 33 points, Fred VanVleet added a career-best 30 and the Raptors rallied after trailing by 17 points in the first half to beat the Atlanta Hawks 119-101 on Thursday night.
Pascal Siakam scores 23 as Raptors beat Knicks 128-112
TORONTO (AP) — Pascal Siakam scored a career-high 23 points, Jonas Valanciunas had 19 points and 10 rebounds and the Toronto Raptors beat the New York Knicks 128-112 on Saturday, improving their league-leading record to 12-1.
OG Anunoby scored 16 points and Kawhi Leonard, Serge Ibaka and Delon Wright each had 12 as the Raptors won their sixth straight home meeting with the Knicks and improved to 7-0 at home this season. Toronto has won six straight overall.
Siakam scores career-high 23, Raptors beat Knicks 128-112
TORONTO (AP) — A big effort from the bench helped make up for rare off nights by two of the Raptors' biggest scoring threats.
Pascal Siakam scored a career-high 23 points, Jonas Valanciunas had 19 points and 10 rebounds and Toronto beat the New York Knicks 128-112 on Saturday, improving its league-leading record to 12-1.
Kawhi Leonard scored a season-low 12 points, failing to reach 20 for the second time in nine games. Kyle Lowry scored 10 points, one better than his season worst.
DeMar DeRozan matched his career playoff-high with 37 points, Jonas Valanciunas had 19 points and 14 rebounds and the Toronto Raptors beat the Washington Wizards 130-119 on Tuesday night, taking a 2-0 lead in a playoff series for the first time in franchise history.
Kyle Lowry had 13 points and a career playoff-high 12 assists as Toronto set team playoff records for points in a quarter, a half, and a game.
DeRozan scores 37, Raptors win Game 2, beat Wizards 130-111
TORONTO (AP) — DeMar DeRozan's big game put the Toronto Raptors in a place they've never been before: up 2-0 in a playoff series.
DeRozan matched his career playoff-high with 37 points, Jonas Valanciunas had 19 points and 14 rebounds and the Raptors beat the Washington Wizards 130-119 on Tuesday night as Toronto took a 2-0 lead in a playoff series for the first time in franchise history.
"I didn't go out there planning to score 37 points, I went out there to be aggressive," DeRozan said.
Ibaka scores 23, Raptors win Game 1, beat Wizards 114-106
TORONTO (AP) — For the first time in almost 17 years, the Toronto Raptors are off to a winning start in a playoff series.
Not that they're overly excited about it.
Serge Ibaka had 23 points and 12 rebounds, Delon Wright scored 11 of his 18 points in the fourth quarter, and the Raptors snapped a 10-game losing streak in playoff openers by beating the Washington Wizards 114-106 on Saturday.
"It's out of the way now," DeMar DeRozan said of the streak. "Worry about Game 2."
C.J. Miles scores 22 points, Raptors beat Magic 112-101
TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Raptors gave two key players a breather — and still had more than enough shooting to win their final home game of the regular season.
C.J. Miles scored 22 points, OG Anunoby had a career-high 21 and the Raptors beat the Orlando Magic 112-101 on Sunday night.
Serge Ibaka scored 13 points, and Jakob Poeltl and Delon Wright each had 12. The Raptors closed out their home schedule by extending their franchise records for wins (58) and home wins (34).
Raptor top Mavericks 122-115 for 11th straight win
TORONTO (AP) — DeMar DeRozan made the game-winning basket in overtime and the Toronto Raptors rallied to match the longest winning streak in franchise history, topping the Dallas Mavericks 122-115 on Friday night for their 11th consecutive win.
DeRozan scores 25, Raptors beat Hawks 106-90
TORONTO (AP) — For three quarters, the Toronto Raptors looked listless against the Atlanta Hawks.
Finally, in the fourth, the Raptors turned in an effort worthy of the top team in the Eastern Conference.
DeMar DeRozan scored 25 points, Jonas Valanciunas had 15 and the Raptors used a big fourth quarter to beat the Hawks 106-90 on Tuesday night, their fifth straight win.
Valanciunas, Raptors beat short-handed Knicks 113-88
TORONTO (AP) — The short-handed New York Knicks became the latest victims of Toronto's blossoming bench.
Jonas Valanciunas had 18 points and 10 rebounds, Pascal Siakam added 14 points and a career-high six assists and the Raptors beat New York 113-88 on Thursday night.
New York played its first game since losing All-Star forward Kristaps Porzingis to a torn left ACL in Tuesday's loss to Milwaukee.
Wright scores 15 points as Raptors beat Grizzlies 101-86
TORONTO (AP) — After Toronto's bench players started the fourth quarter with a bang, Raptors coach Dwane Casey let them keep playing until the final buzzer.
Delon Wright scored 15 points, DeMar DeRozan and Fred VanVleet each had 13 and the Raptors pulled away in the fourth to beat Memphis 101-86 on Sunday, their fifth straight home win over the slumping Grizzlies.
DeRozan scores 35 points, Raptors beat Bulls 124-115
CHICAGO (AP) — All that DeMar DeRozan wanted to talk about was the lift Toronto's bench provided. As for his recent scoring tear?
"I don't think nothing of it," he said.
DeRozan had 35 points, Delon Wright set career highs with 25 points and 13 rebounds, and the Raptors beat the Chicago Bulls 124-115 on Wednesday night.
Valanciunas, Miles help Raptors beat Bulls 117-101 in opener
TORONTO (AP) — Newcomer C.J. Miles got Toronto's bid to become a better 3-point shooting team off to a successful start.
Jonas Valanciunas had 23 points and 15 rebounds, Miles scored 22 points in his Toronto debut and the Raptors beat the short-handed Chicago Bulls 117-101 on Thursday night in the season opener for both teams.
Norman Powell added 15 points, Delon Wright had 13, and Kyle Lowry 12.
Pregame: Mad Ants (18-10) vs. Raptors 905 (22-8)
If the Mad Ants are going to catch Raptors 905 in the Eastern Conference's Central Division, winning tonight's game at Memorial Coliseum would certainly be helpful. Fort Wayne is three games back in the race with less than two months left in the regular season, and this is the fourth meeting with Raptors 905 with Toronto's affiliate holding a 2-1 edge.
NBA: Former Utah Ute Delon Wright aims to rise above the Raptors’ depth crunch
Las Vegas • This week, in the throes of the Las Vegas Summer League, Delon Wright has looked like a guy ready for NBA rotation minutes.
His passing and ability to defend have only improved since he was an All-American at the University of Utah. He’s shooting the ball better, with more confidence and with more range. He’s clearly spent time in the weight room, adding muscle to a previously thin frame. His basketball IQ and instincts, always top-notch, have been as...