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Walker leads balanced effort as Hornets beat Mavs 109-101

Dave Jackson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 9:24pm

Kemba Walker scored 19 points, Nicolas Batum had 14 points and 15 rebounds, and the Charlotte Hornets rallied to beat the Dallas Mavericks 109-101 on Monday night.

Wall has 25 points to lead Wizards to 118-113 win over Nets

Jeffrey Bernstein, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 9:22pm

The Nets hit a wall in the third quarter and were finished off by John Wall in the fourth.

Balanced Blazers beat Bulls 112-110 for 3rd straight win

Jay Cohen, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 9:11pm

Damian Lillard had 30 points and seven assists, CJ McCollum scored 24 and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Chicago Bulls 112-110 on Monday night for their third consecutive victory.

Spurs stay perfect on road, rally past Bucks 97-96

Genaro C. Armas, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 9:02pm

LaMarcus Aldridge was credited for the go-ahead basket with 21.2 seconds left after Giannis Antetokounmpo was whistled for goaltending, completing the San Antonio Spurs' rally from 15 points down in a 97-96 win over the Milwaukee Bucks on Monday night

Gallinari, Barton lead Nuggets past 76ers, 106-98

Aaron Bracy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 9:02pm

A dejected Will Barton walked toward the bench, but the Denver Nuggets guard got a reprieve because it wasn't a substitution opportunity for his team. With a second chance, Barton responded in a huge way.

Harden's 37 helps Rockets over Celtics 107-106

Kristie Rieken, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 8:53pm

James Harden scored 37 points and Al Horford missed a shot just before the buzzer to allow the Houston Rockets to hold on for a 107-106 victory over the Boston Celtics on Monday night.

James, Cavs snap 3-game skid with 116-112 win over Raptors

Paul Attfield, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 8:40pm

LeBron James scored 34 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers overcame an injury to J.R. Smith to snap their three-game losing streak with a 116-112 victory over the Toronto Raptors on Monday night.

Cavs' JR Smith leaves game in Toronto with left knee injury

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 8:10pm

Cleveland guard J.R. Smith left the Cavaliers' against the Toronto Raptors on Monday night with a left knee injury.

Klinewski scores career-high 30, Lafayette snaps 3-game skid

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 7:50pm

Matt Klinewski scored a career-high 30 points and grabbed nine rebounds, and Lafayette beat St. Francis (Brooklyn) 74-72 on Monday night to snap a three-game losing streak.

Westbrook streak of triple-doubles now at 6 straight games

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 7:30pm

Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook has extended his streak of triple-doubles to six straight games in Atlanta.

LeBron, Cavs teammates not staying at Trump New York hotel

Tom Withers, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 7:10pm

The Cavaliers have made other arrangements for players who do not want to stay at a New York hotel branded by President-elect Donald Trump.

Magic Johnson returns to ESPN for Saturday NBA pregame show

Brian Mahoney, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 6:10pm

Magic Johnson watches NBA games every day, amazed by the way Russell Westbrook is compiling triple-doubles even faster than he could.

Pelicans without Holiday, Moore vs Grizzlies

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 6:10pm

New Orleans Pelicans guards Jrue Holiday and E'Twaun Moore both are sitting out Monday night against Memphis because of toe injuries.

Aminu active for Trail Blazers

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 5:40pm

Portland Trail Blazers forward Al-Farouq Aminu is active for their game against the Chicago Bulls after being sidelined by a left calf injury.

Chicago Bulls suspend guard Rajon Rondo 1 game

Jay Cohen, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 5:23pm

The Chicago Bulls suspended Rajon Rondo for Monday's game against the Portland Trail Blazers for conduct detrimental to the team, adding another disciplinary measure to the point guard's lengthy resume.

Slumping Hawks bench Kyle Korver; Thabo Sefolosha to start

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 4:50pm

The slumping Atlanta Hawks have benched guard Kyle Korver.

Police seek to question NBA player after nightclub fight

Tom Hays, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 4:40pm

Detectives want to question NBA player Matt Barnes after he was accused of being involved in a fight at a nightclub.

LA Clippers to hold training camp in Hawaii next season

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 1:20pm

The Clippers will hold training camp in Hawaii ahead of the 2017-18 NBA season.

Grizzlies sign guard Toney Douglas under NBA's hardship rule

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 10:30am

The Memphis Grizzlies have signed guard Toney Douglas under the NBA's hardship rule.