The Associated Press Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving was fined $25,000 by the NBA on Thursday for cursing at a fan in Cleveland. Irving's comments to the fan during the second quarter of Brooklyn's 114-107 loss on Monday were captured on video. Irving used profanity in reminding the fan that he helped the Cavaliers win the NBA championship in 2016.
Cade Cunningham has been the ultimate silver lining in a miserable Detroit Pistons season. The reigning first overall pick has performed pretty well in his rookie season, averaging 15.4 points, 5.4 rebounds and 5.1 assists per game. Cunningham was a highly-touted prospect coming out of Oklahoma State.
DeMar DeRozan scored 30 points and the Chicago Bulls ended the game on a 14-2 run to hold off the Cleveland Cavaliers 117-104 on Wednesday night.