Houston star James Harden was crowned the NBA's Most Valuable Player for 2018 on Monday, taking home the honour despite a disappointing end to the season which saw the Rockets beaten in the NBA Finals.
Dwane Casey has been hired as new coach of the Detroit Pistons, joining the basketball franchise on a five-year deal four weeks after his dismissal from the Toronto Raptors, reports said Monday.
Dwane Casey was fired Friday as coach of the Toronto Raptors, four days after this season's second-winningest NBA club was swept by Cleveland in the second round of the playoffs.
Russell Westbrook unleashed his fifth consecutive triple double with 37 points, 13 rebounds and 14 assists Sunday as the Oklahoma City Thunder beat Toronto 132-125, snapping the Raptors' 11-game NBA win streak.
The Toronto Raptors had to rally late and work overtime Friday to stretch their NBA winning streak to 11 games with a 122-115 victory over the Dallas Mavericks.
The Boston crowd came out to celebrate Paul Pierce on Sunday -- but LeBron James and his new Cleveland supporting cast had other ideas as the Cavaliers routed the Celtics 121-99.
DeMar DeRozan scored a team record 52 points as the Toronto Raptors won their 12th straight home game with a 131-127 overtime victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Monday.
Chicago forward Nikola Mirotic came off the bench to score 24 points and spark the visiting Bulls over Milwaukee 115-106 in an NBA matchup Tuesday.