Mavericks Lose 16th Road Game In 18 TriesDallas coach Rick Carlisle burned five of his seven timeouts in the first half in an effort to stem the tide against Oklahoma City, but the Mavericks proved unable to overcome a 1-for-9 start from the field.
Doncic, Smith Key Mavs' Late Surge To Beat Thunder 105-103Luka Doncic scored 25 points, young backcourt mate Dennis Smith Jr. hit the go-ahead layup in the final minute and the Dallas Mavericks beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 105-103 on Sunday night.
The NBA MVP Votes Are Due, So Let The Annual Debate BeginThe argument happens almost every year. Who is the NBA's MVP? Is it the player most valuable to his team? Is it the player most valuable to the game? Is it the best player?
Westbrook Hits OT Clincher As Thunder Top Mavs 111-110Westbrook's go-ahead three-point play in the final minute of overtime put him at 30, and the Thunder beat the Dallas Mavericks 111-110 on Wednesday night.
Keidel: Great Athletes Don't Always Make Great ChampionsNBA All-Star Weekend is stacked with great players, but relatively few will ever win the NBA Finals.
LeBron James Won't Reveal The Order Of His NBA All-Star PicksAs the top vote-getters, LeBron James and Stephen Curry were named captains and selected their own teams for the NBA All-Star Game, which hits the court on February 18.
Barnes Leads Mavericks Past Thunder For 4th Straight WinHarrison Barnes led the Mavericks with 24 points and Dirk Nowitzki added 13 for Dallas, which had lost four straight in Oklahoma City and seven of nine overall against the Thunder.
Westbrook & Biles Win Top ESPY HonorsRussell Westbrook won best male athlete at The ESPYs on Wednesday night, while Olympic gymnast Simone Biles earned best female athlete honors. The show was hosted by Peyton Manning.
Westbrook Caps Historic Season With NBA MVP AwardWestbrook was voted MVP on Monday night after setting a record with 42 triple-doubles during his historic season.
Westbrook To Learn If Historic Season Earned MVPRussell Westbrook became the first player since Oscar Robertson in 1961-62 to average a triple-double for a season, and won his second scoring title while leading the Thunder to the playoffs.
LeBron & Harden Headline All-NBA First TeamCleveland's LeBron James has been named to the All-NBA first team for a record-tying 11th time, and Houston's James Harden is the lone player to be a unanimous first-team selection this season.
Westbrook Goes On Rant Defending Thunder TeammatesThunder guard Russell Westbrook went on a rant defending his teammates after Sunday's 113-109 loss to the Houston Rockets.
Westbrook Fined $15,000 For Postgame CommentThe NBA has fined Thunder star Russell Westbrook $15,000 for using inappropriate language during a postgame media interview. The Rockets beat Oklahoma City by a score of 115-111 on Wednesday night.
Rockets Overcome Westbrook's 51, Take 2-0 Lead Over ThunderThe Houston Rockets got a more modest performance from James Harden, but a collective scoring effort helped them rally for a 115-111 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder to take a 2-0 lead in the first-round Western Conference playoff series.
NBA Playoffs Open With Westbrook Vs. HardenRussell Westbrook and the Thunder facing off against James Harden and the Rockets is a sensational start to the NBA postseason. The playoffs open this weekend.