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Bryant's 25 points not enough to upset Spurs

Raul Dominguez, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 6th - 9:13pm

LaMarcus Aldridge scored 26 points and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Los Angeles Lakers 106-102 on Saturday night to remain unbeaten at home.

George's 30 points lead Indiana to 112-104 win over Pistons

Jeff Skirvin, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 6th - 9:01pm

Closing out games is a challenge for the Indiana Pacers.

Timberwolves close out Bulls with 12-0 run to win 112-105

Jon Krawczynski, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 6th - 8:52pm

Andrew Wiggins scored six of his 21 points in the final 90 seconds to help the Minnesota Timberwolves surge past the Chicago Bulls in a 112-105 victory on Saturday night.

Batum's 26 points, 11 rebounds lead Hornets past Wizards

Bill Kiser, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 6th - 8:40pm

Charlotte Hornets guard Nicolas Batum is finally healthy, after dealing with an injured toe the past four weeks.

Okafor, Noel lead 76ers past Nets

Aaron Bracy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 6th - 8:30pm

Jahlil Okafor had 22 points and 17 rebounds and Nerlens Noel added 18 points, including a key dunk late in the fourth quarter, to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to a 103-98 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Saturday night.

Irving, James lead Cavaliers past Pelicans 99-84

Steve Herrick, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 6th - 8:02pm

Kyrie Irving scored 29 points, LeBron James added 27 and the Cleveland Cavaliers bounced back from two straight losses with a 99-84 win over the New Orleans Pelicans on Saturday night.

Blakeney's 31 points leads LSU past Miss. St., 88-77

Brett Martel, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 6th - 8:00pm

Antonio Blakeney released both hands from the rim, shouted, "Hey!" as he dropped to the court and delivered an intense glare at the nearest Mississippi State player, Malik Newman.

Lillard scores 21 to help Portland beat Houston 96-79

Kristie Rieken, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 6th - 7:10pm

The Portland Trail Blazers were determined that this trip to Houston would end much better than their last visit here when they were stung by a tough overtime loss to the Rockets.

Bulls' Butler has strained left knee, no ligament damage

Jon Krawczynski, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 6th - 6:30pm

When All-Star guard Jimmy Butler elevated during the second quarter of a game against Denver on Friday night, he heard a pop in his left knee — the last noise any basketball player wants to hear. The Chicago Bulls braced for the worst when Butler went in for an MRI exam.

Cleveland Cavaliers' Love out with bruised left thigh

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 6th - 4:20pm

Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love will miss his first game of the season because of a bruised left thigh.

Nuggets rally for win after Bulls lose Butler to injury

Dennis Georgatos, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 6th - 12:00am

Chicago lost All-Star Jimmy Butler, and then the game. An impressive rally by Danilo Gallinari and the Denver Nuggets pushed aside the Bulls.

Spurs hand Mavs largest halftime deficit in 116-90 blowout

Schuyler Dixon, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 5th - 11:20pm

A large San Antonio contingent in the Dallas crowd chanted "go, Spurs, go" during a timeout with the Mavericks on their way to the biggest halftime deficit in franchise history.

Green scores 16 points and Grizzlies hold off Knicks 91-85

Jeffrey Bernstein, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 5th - 9:40pm

Jeff Green made the New York Knicks pay for some missed shots late, and the Memphis Grizzlies rolled to another victory.

Johnson, Nets have season-best night in beating Kings

Brian Mahoney, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 5th - 9:32pm

Joe Johnson and the Nets kept pouring it on in their best performance of the season, though the Kings' problems went beyond their defense.

Bradley's 3-pointer at horn gives Celtics 104-103 win

Tom Withers, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 5th - 9:31pm

Once he got control of the ball and let his shot fly, Avery Bradley prepared to get mobbed.

Whiteside gets triple-double as Heat hold off Hornets

Bill Kiser, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 5th - 9:20pm

Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside did his part to prevent the Charlotte Hornets from scoring inside.

Bulls' Butler wheeled off court with knee injury

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 5th - 9:10pm

Chicago Bulls guard Jimmy Butler was wheeled off the court late in the second quarter Friday night at Denver after apparently aggravating a left knee injury.

Millsap, Horford pace Hawks past Pacers 102-96

George Henry, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 5th - 9:00pm

Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer wasn't terribly concerned that his team gave up 19 offensive rebounds.

Wall's triple-double leads Wizards to 106-94 win over 76ers

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 5th - 9:00pm

Wizards coach Randy Wittman loved John Wall's defensive rebounding. Philadelphia coach Brett Brown compared Wall to a Maserati.