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Jammin' Justin: 7-footer a game-changer for No. 10 Creighton

Eric Olson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 11:50pm

Justin Patton loves to dunk. He did it 21 times in Creighton's first eight games and wishes it could have been more, and not just because all those throw-downs propped up his field-goal shooting to 80 percent, second in the nation.

Anthony scores 33 to help Knicks hold off Kings 103-100

Michael Wagaman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 11:40pm

Carmelo Anthony scored 33 points, including two free throws with 14.8 seconds remaining, and the New York Knicks held on to beat the Sacramento Kings 103-100 Friday night.

Rockets overcome Westbrook's 7th straight triple-double

Cliff Brunt, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 10:41pm

Patrick Beverley savored getting the best of his rival, Russell Westbrook.

Matthews gets 26, Barnes 25 to lead Mavs past Pacers 111-103

Schuyler Dixon, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 10:40pm

A night after a 31-point home loss that embarrassed Wesley Matthews and his teammates, they all showed up at a charity event hosted by the Dallas shooting guard.

Schroder has career-high 33, Hawks rally past Bucks 114-110

Rich Rovito, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 10:10pm

After scoring only 44 points in the first half, the Atlanta Hawks broke loose for 40 in the third quarter to turn the tide.

James moves into 9th on scoring list as Cavs top Heat 114-84

Steve Herrick, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 9:51pm

Another game, another milestone for LeBron James.

Pistons thump Timberwolves, 117-90

Jon Krawczynski, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 9:40pm

Andre Drummond flexed his muscles, bowed his back and enforced his will on the Minnesota Timberwolves.

Lowry scores 34 points, Raptors rally to beat Celtics 101-94

Kyle Hightower, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 9:00pm

Not too many teams have been able to outshoot the Raptors this season. The Celtics were the latest to try and fail.

Hornets blow out Magic 109-88 for 3rd straight victory

Steve Reed, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 8:32pm

Kemba Walker didn't mind a bit kicking back and watching the Charlotte reserves play the entire fourth quarter of a blowout win over the Orlando Magic.

Thunder's Russell Westbrook has 7th straight triple-double

Cliff Brunt, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 8:20pm

Russell Westbrook had his seventh consecutive triple-double Friday night in the Oklahoma City Thunder's game against the Houston Rockets, the longest streak since Michael Jordan had seven straight in 1989.

Judge finalizes Khloe Kardashian's divorce from Lamar Odom

Anthony McCartney, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 7:10pm

Khlomar is officially no more.

Cavs' Love to play, Smith out with knee injury

Tom Withers, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 5:50pm

Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love is playing Friday against Miami after missing the morning shootaround with lower back spasms.

NBA denies Raptors' protest of loss to Kings

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 4:50pm

The NBA has denied the Toronto Raptors' protest of their 102-99 loss to the Sacramento Kings on Nov. 20.

Davis disgusted, Gentry frustrated as Pelicans' losses mount

Brett Martel, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 12:20am

As far as Anthony Davis was concerned, there wasn't much to discuss. He appeared eager to escape the Pelicans' locker room rather than stew over what was arguably the most demoralizing of New Orleans' 16 losses this young season.

Spurs fall to Bulls 95-91 after winning first 13 road games

Andrew Seligman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 11:42pm

It wasn't that they finally lost a road game and had their shot at a record dashed.

76ers stem road losing streak in New Orleans, 99-88

Brett Martel, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 10:22pm

Ersan Ilyasova sat in one locker room, both feet in ice buckets as he soaked in the afterglow of the Philadelphia 76ers' first road victory in nearly 11 months.

Gasol, Douglas lead Grizzlies past Trail Blazers, 88-86

Clay Bailey, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 10:22pm

Longtime Memphis Grizzly Marc Gasol carried the team throughout the game. The team's newest member closed out an unexpected win.

DeRozan, Lowry help Raptors beat Timberwolves 124-110

Paul Attfield, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 9:30pm

DeMar DeRozan, Kyle Lowry and the Toronto Raptors pushed aside the Minnesota Timberwolves — again.

Scoreboard goes out, crowd silent, but Wiz top Nuggets 92-85

Howard Fendrich, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 9:10pm

The scoreboard wasn't working at the outset, when there were thousands of empty seats and the fans that did show up were quiet as can be, so the arena announcer pierced the silence Thursday night, telling the small gathering by just how much the mediocre Washington Wizards were trailing the Denver Nuggets, basket after basket.