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Knicks hold off Kings 106-98 for eighth win in 11 games

Brian Mahoney, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 8:31pm

Derrick Rose and Carmelo Anthony each scored 20 points and the New York Knicks held off the Sacramento Kings 106-98 on Sunday night for their eighth win in 11 games.

Ibaka lifts Magic over Jackson and Pistons 98-92

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 7:50pm

For about ten minutes on Sunday night, it appeared the Detroit Pistons had solved the Orlando Magic's lock-down defense.

Westbrook's 5th straight triple-double lifts Thunder

Cliff Brunt, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 7:43pm

Russell Westbrook became the first player with five consecutive triple-doubles since Michael Jordan had seven straight in 1989 and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the New Orleans Pelicans 101-92 on Sunday night.

Westbrook first since Jordan with 5 straight triple-doubles

Cliff Brunt, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 7:00pm

Russell Westbrook became the first NBA player with five consecutive triple-doubles since Michael Jordan had seven straight in 1989.

Lillard has 19 and Blazers defeat Heat 99-92

Anne M. Peterson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 12:00am

While Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum didn't have their usual offensive outburst against Miami, they both got baskets when it mattered.

Warriors at 106 regular season games without losing 2 in row

Janie McCauley, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 3rd - 11:50pm

Nope, Stephen Curry didn't know the last time Golden State dropped two in a row during the regular season.

Thomas' 37 points lead Celtics past 76ers, 107-106

Aaron Bracy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 3rd - 10:00pm

As the tension of the game goes up, Isaiah Thomas calms down.

Daniels scores career-best 31 to lead Grizzlies past Lakers

Clay Bailey, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 3rd - 10:00pm

Memphis Grizzlies coach David Fizdale refers to the remaining members of his injury-plagued squad as the Nasty Nine.

Raptors rout Hawks 128-94 for 6th straight victory

Daniel Girard, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 3rd - 9:30pm

A balanced attack was the difference in a matchup of teams heading in opposite directions.

Players: Kerr's marijuana admission could spark dialogue

Janie McCauley, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 3rd - 9:10pm

David West has undergone four surgeries in his long NBA career: left knee, right elbow and right foot twice to fix a couple of toes.

Towns, Timberwolves battle back to top Hornets 125-120 in OT

Steve Reed, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 3rd - 8:50pm

Perhaps this was the type of win the talented and young Minnesota Timberwolves needed to get on a roll.

Bucks win fourth straight with 112-103 victory over Brooklyn

Andrew Gruman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 3rd - 7:30pm

Bucks coach Jason Kidd wondered if his young team could rebound from a third-quarter lull.

Better ball movement helps Hurricanes beat Wofford 74-57

Steven Wine, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 3rd - 6:40pm

Coach Jim Larranaga wanted more assists and fewer turnovers from his Miami Hurricanes, and they accomplished half of that assignment Saturday, which was enough to beat Wofford.

Leron Black's 18 helps Illinois beat VCU 64-46

Steven Wine, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 3rd - 5:00pm

Thanks to a dose of defense, Illinois' recent turnaround gained momentum Saturday.

Harden scores 20 in Rockets' runaway win over Denver 128-110

Dennis Georgatos, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 3rd - 12:30am

The Houston Rockets sure didn't look — or play — like a tired team.

Leonard hits game-winner to lift Spurs over Wizards, 107-105

Raul Dominguez, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 11:10pm

The San Antonio Spurs are still not sure why they're playing so poorly at home.

Butler, Wade lead Bulls to 111-105 win over Cavaliers

Andrew Seligman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 10:10pm

LeBron James wasn't holding back.

Griffin, Paul lead Clippers past Pelicans 114-96

Brett Martel, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 10:10pm

Clippers forward Blake Griffin praised the way Los Angeles finished off a 10-day trip that closed with games on the shores of lakes Erie and Pontchartrain on back-to-back nights.

Anthony scores 29, Knicks defeat Timberwolves 118-114

Jeffrey Bernstein, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 10:10pm

This time, Carmelo Anthony didn't have to hit the game-winning shot, but he did need help from his teammates.