Harris, Gallinari help Clippers hold off Pelicans 129-126

Basketball 12/03/18, 22:58

Tobias Harris made two clutch free throws with 4.7 seconds left to close out a 27-point performance, and the Los Angeles Clippers held off the New Orleans Pelicans 129-126 on Monday night.Dino Gallinari scored 24 points, and Lou Williams topped off his 20-point night with a long, contested, off-balance jumper ...

Towns, Wolves use big second half to beat Rockets 103-91

Basketball 12/03/18, 22:36

Karl-Anthony Towns helped erase a 14-point halftime deficit to lift the Minnesota Timberwolves over the Houston Rockets 103-91 on Monday night.Towns led Minnesota with 24 points and 11 rebounds, and Andrew Wiggins had 16 points. The Rockets led by as many as 19 in the first half before Minnesota stormed ...

Beal scores 27, Wizards hold on to beat Knicks 110-107

Sports 12/03/18, 22:34

Bradley Beal scored 27 points, Kelly Oubre Jr. had 21 off the bench and the Washington Wizards beat the New York Knicks 110-107 on Monday night.John Wall had 18 points and 15 assists for the Wizards, who collected their just their third road win of the season and beat the ...

Big Three leads Warriors to 128-111 win over Atlanta

Basketball 12/03/18, 22:22

Stephen Curry scored 30 points, Kevin Durant had 28 and Klay Thompson chipped in with 27 as the Golden State Warriors cruised past the Atlanta Hawks 128-111 Monday night, snapping a six-game losing streak on the road.With Curry scoring 18 points in the opening quarter, this one was never in ...

Jokic triple-double leads Nuggets past Raptors 106-103

Basketball 12/03/18, 22:19

Nikola Jokic capped a triple-double with three free throws in the final seven seconds, Kyle Lowry missed a 3-pointer at the buzzer and the Denver Nuggets overcame an injury to leading scorer Gary Harris to beat the Toronto Raptors 106-103 on Monday night.Jokic made it 104-103 with a free throw ...

Burks’ late dunk seals Cavs’ 99-97 win over slumping Nets

Basketball 12/03/18, 22:18

Jordan Clarkson had 20 points and 11 rebounds, newcomer Alec Burks threw down a two-handed dunk with 3.2 seconds left in regulation, and the Cleveland Cavaliers avoided a fourth-quarter collapse and edged the Brooklyn Nets 99-97 on Monday night.Tristan Thompson had 19 points and 14 rebounds for the Cavaliers, who ...

Adams, Westbrook lead Thunder to rout of Pistons

Basketball 12/03/18, 21:32

Steven Adams scored 21 points, Russell Westbrook added 18 and the Oklahoma City Thunder ended the Detroit Pistons' five-game winning streak with a 110-83 victory Monday night.Paul George added 17 points for the Thunder, who are 15-3 since losing their first four games.Blake Griffin led Detroit with 20 points, while ...

Chicago Bulls fire coach Fred Hoiberg; Boylen takes over

Basketball 12/03/18, 10:25

The Chicago Bulls have fired coach Fred Hoiberg with the team stuck near the bottom of the standings.The Bulls promoted associated head coach Jim Boylen to take over.FILE - In this Oct. 21, 2017, file photo, Chicago Bulls head coach Fred Hoiberg, left, and his assistant Jim Boylen, right, look ...

Vince Carter enjoying his decision to go to Atlanta

Basketball 12/03/18, 02:14

Vince Carter could have gone anywhere.To a contender, to chase a ring. To retirement, because he has nothing left to prove. To television, which seems like it will be his next vocation whenever his playing days end.Instead, he chose Atlanta — a young team, a rebuilding team, a team that ...

DeRozan’s season-high 36 help Spurs beat Blazers, 131-118

Basketball 12/02/18, 21:55

DeMar DeRozan had a season-high 36 points and the San Antonio Spurs overcame a big game by Damian Lillard, rebounding from a pair of lopsided losses to beat the Portland Trail Blazers 131-118 on Sunday night.The Spurs held a practice Saturday morning following consecutive losses of 39 points and 31 ...

Barnes, Jordan star in Mavericks’ 114-110 win over Clippers

Basketball 12/02/18, 21:40

Harrison Barnes scored 30 points, and Dorian Finney-Smith tipped in a rebound with 35 seconds remaining to give Dallas the lead for good in the Mavericks' 114-110 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday night.Mavericks center DeAndre Jordan had 16 points and 23 rebounds in his first game against ...

Butler, Simmons spark 76ers past Grizzlies 103-95

Basketball 12/02/18, 20:42

Jimmy Butler continued his run as Philadelphia's stretch-run shooter, scoring 13 of his 21 points in the fourth quarter to lead the 76ers to a 103-95 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Sunday night.Butler hit winning shots against Charlotte and Brooklyn in eight days to quickly earn a reputation as ...

Wade’s late free throws lift Heat past Jazz, 102-100

Basketball 12/02/18, 20:38

Dwyane Wade made a pair of free throws with 3.2 seconds left for what became the winning scores, and the Miami Heat rallied from down 19 early to beat the Utah Jazz 102-100 on Sunday night.Hassan Whiteside scored 23 points and grabbed 20 rebounds for Miami, which got 16 apiece ...

Anthony Davis powers Pelicans past Hornets 119-109

Basketball 12/02/18, 19:34

Anthony Davis had 36 points, 19 rebounds and eight assists, and the New Orleans Pelicans defeated the Charlotte Hornets 119-109 on Sunday.Jrue Holiday added 19 points and eight assists for the Pelicans, who won for only the second time in seven games. New Orleans led by as many as 21 ...

Cauley-Stein’s putback dunk lifts Kings past Pacers 111-110

Basketball 12/02/18, 00:51

Willie Cauley-Stein scored on a putback dunk with 16.1 seconds left and the Sacramento Kings held on to beat the Indiana Pacers 111-110 on Saturday night.Bogdan Bogdanovic had 20 points and Cauley-Stein finished with 17 points and 13 rebounds to help the Kings end a four-game losing streak to the ...

With 30 points, Hayward helps Celtics beat T-wolves 118-109

Basketball 12/01/18, 22:39

Gordon Hayward had a season-high 30 points and added nine rebounds and eight assists, helping the revived Boston Celtics win their third straight game by staving off the Minnesota Timberwolves 118-109 on Saturday night.Hayward, now in a bench role after starting the season slowly, scored 11 of Boston's final 15 ...

Leonard’s 34 leads Raptors to eighth straight win

Basketball 12/01/18, 22:32

Kawhi Leonard scored 34 points, Fred VanVleet added 15 and the Toronto Raptors won their eighth straight game despite missing All-Star guard Kyle Lowry, 106-95 over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Saturday night.Danny Green and Pascal Siakam added 15 apiece as the Raptors improved the NBA's best record to 20-4, reaching ...

Harden scores 30 as Rockets beat Bulls 121-105

Basketball 12/01/18, 22:26

James Harden made six 3-pointers and scored 30 points to help the Houston Rockets to their second straight win, 121-105, over the Chicago Bulls on Saturday night.The victory comes a night after the Rockets snapped a season-high four game skid with a win 136-105 win at San Antonio.Houston was up ...

Wall scores 30 points, Wizards handed Nets 6th straight loss

Basketball 12/01/18, 21:39

John Wall scored 30 points, Bradley Beal added 22 and the Washington Wizards handed Brooklyn its sixth straight loss, beating the Nets 102-88 on Saturday night.Markieff Morris rebounded from a 1-for-10 shooting night Friday in a loss at Philadelphia to score 20 points on 9-for-12 shooting. He had 15 points ...

Griffin, Drummond lead Pistons over Curry, Warriors 111-102

Basketball 12/01/18, 21:29

Blake Griffin scored 26 points and Andre Drummond added a double-double as the Detroit Pistons extended their winning streak to five games with a 111-102 victory over the Golden State Warriors on Saturday night.Stephen Curry returned to the Golden State lineup after missing 11 games with a groin strain and ...

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