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Daniels scores career-best 31 to lead Grizzlies past Lakers

Clay Bailey, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 3rd - 9:03pm

Troy Daniels scored a career-high 31 points, and the Memphis Grizzlies hung on for a 103-100 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Saturday night after Julius Randle missed all three free throws with 5.9 seconds left.

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.

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

Aaron Bracy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 3rd - 8:23pm

Isaiah Thomas scored 12 straight Celtics points late in the fourth quarter and tied his season high with 37 points to lead Boston to a 107-106 victory over the short-handed Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday night.

Raptors rout Hawks 128-94 for 6th straight victory

Daniel Girard, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 3rd - 8:23pm

DeMar DeRozan had 21 points, and Kyle Lowry and Patrick Patterson each added 17 in the Toronto Raptors' 128-84 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Saturday night.

Players: Kerr's marijuana admission could spark dialogue

Janie McCauley, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 3rd - 7:42pm

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.

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.

Al Horford scores 26 to lead Celtics over Kings 97-92

Doug Alden, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 9:40pm

A runaway start for the Boston Celtics turned into a tight finish.

Raptors beat Lakers 113-80

Paul Attfield, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 9:30pm

Even though it is Kyle Lowry currently shooting lights out for the Toronto Raptors, second-year man Norman Powell is only too happy to take the credit.

Gordon powers Magic past slumping Sixers, 105-88

Dave Zeitlin, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 9:00pm

Orlando Magic coach Frank Vogel had a simple trick to help his team get over a brutal loss in Memphis the previous night.

Clippers' Redick given the night off vs. Pelicans

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 6:00pm

Clippers coach Doc Rivers says J.J. Redick won't play Friday night against the New Orleans Pelicans so the veteran shooting guard can rest.

James makes good on bet with Wade, shows up in Cubs uniform

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 5:44pm

LeBron James dressed like a champion — a World Series champion.

76ers celebrate 50th anniversary of NBA's great champions

Dan Gelston, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 1:30pm

The Philadelphia 76ers may as well have won the NBA championship when they dethroned the Boston Celtics in the east. The delirious Sixers fans stormed the court and swarmed Wilt Chamberlain. One fan even hung on a rim as the players hustled past outstretched arms to the locker room.