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Pistons looking for better start vs. Knicks

Pistons looking for better start vs. Knicks

The Detroit Pistons squandered an eight-point, fourth-quarter lead on Friday. But what truly bothered coach Dwane Casey was how his team began its game against the Sacramento Kings.The Pistons hadMORE

Celtics try to tame red-hot Wizards

Celtics try to tame red-hot Wizards

Despite a resilient victory Friday, the Boston Celtics aren’t out of the woods yet. The team seeks its first winning streak in more than a month when it hosts the Washington Wizards on Sunday night.MORE

Jazz rebound with 124-109 win over Orlando

Jazz rebound with 124-109 win over Orlando

Donovan Mitchell led seven Utah Jazz players in double figures with 31 points as the visiting Utah Jazz bounced back after a rare loss to beat the Orlando Magic 124-109 Saturday night.Mitchell hitMORE

Surging Knicks take down visiting Pacers

Surging Knicks take down visiting Pacers

Julius Randle collected 28 points and 10 rebounds to lift the host New York Knicks to a 110-107 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Saturday.RJ Barrett scored 24 points and Derrick Rose had 17 pointMORE

Wizards stay hot, take down Timberwolves

Wizards stay hot, take down Timberwolves

Backcourt mates Bradley Beal and Russell Westbrook continued to terrorize opponents Saturday night, combining for 53 points, 22 rebounds and 18 assists in a 128-112 win over the visiting Minnesota TimMORE

Kings aim to start streak vs. visiting Hornets

Kings aim to start streak vs. visiting Hornets

A rugged West Coast swing for the Charlotte Hornets figured to have many challenges. A potential reprieve might be coming Sunday night.That’s when the Hornets visit the Sacramento Kings, which coulMORE

Surging Heat look to stay hot against Hawks

Surging Heat look to stay hot against Hawks

The Miami Heat, who host the Atlanta Hawks on Sunday night, have had nine really good days in a row.During that span, the Heat have beaten the reigning NBA champion Los Angeles Lakers, defeated theMORE

Raptors look to continue mastery of Bulls

Raptors look to continue mastery of Bulls

The Chicago Bulls have lost 12 games in a row to Toronto and they will be out to change that Sunday night when they visit the Raptors in Tampa, Fla.The Bulls’ consecutive losses to the Raptors haveMORE

Rising Knicks look to extend Pacers’ woes

Rising Knicks look to extend Pacers’ woes

The New York Knicks, winners of five of their past seven games, will look to continue their ascent on Saturday when they host the slumping Indiana Pacers.New York set season highs in points, field-MORE

Thunder down Hawks for consecutive wins

Thunder down Hawks for consecutive wins

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored 24 points to help the host Oklahoma City Thunder to a 118-109 win over the Atlanta Hawks on Friday night.The Thunder have won two consecutive games for the first timeMORE

Suns rally for bounceback win vs. Bulls

Suns rally for bounceback win vs. Bulls

Devin Booker and Deandre Ayton scored 22 points apiece, and the Phoenix Suns rallied for a 106-97 win over the host Chicago Bulls on Friday night.Chris Paul notched a double-double with 14 points aMORE

Heat extend win streak with win over Jazz

Heat extend win streak with win over Jazz

Jimmy Butler had a season-high 33 points to go with 10 rebounds and eight assists, leading the host Miami Heat to a 124-116 win over the Utah Jazz on Friday night.Donovan Mitchell had 30 points forMORE

COVID-addled Spurs back home for Pelicans

COVID-addled Spurs back home for Pelicans

The San Antonio Spurs play at home for the first time in 18 days when they host the New Orleans Pelicans on Saturday at the AT&T Center. But thanks to the continuing impact of COVID, it’s up in the aiMORE

Wizards look to stay hot against T-Wolves

Wizards look to stay hot against T-Wolves

One team that’s made a rapid move up the standings and another that would love to do the same hook up Saturday night when the Minnesota Timberwolves visit the Washington Wizards.The Wizards shockedMORE

Report: NBA to mandate opt-in for draft entry

Report: NBA to mandate opt-in for draft entry

With the NCAA granting all current players an extra year of eligibility, the NBA will shift to a system requiring all players to petition for entry into the 2021 draft.The NCAA approved the extra yMORE

Improving Grizzlies aim for sweep of Clippers

Improving Grizzlies aim for sweep of Clippers

The Memphis Grizzlies’ lineup is starting to get healthier.On Thursday, the Grizzlies showed what they are capable of they are when closer to full strength, routing the visiting Los Angeles ClipperMORE

NBA roundup: Nets roll to 8th straight win

NBA roundup: Nets roll to 8th straight win

Kyrie Irving totaled 27 points and nine assists as the Brooklyn Nets recovered from a slow start and extended their season-high winning streak to eight games with a 129-92 victory over the Orlando MagMORE

Hot-shooting Grizzlies topple Clippers

Hot-shooting Grizzlies topple Clippers

Jonas Valanciunas recorded a double-double with 16 points and 15 rebounds, Tyus Jones came off the bench to score 20 points, and the host Memphis Grizzlies beat the Los Angeles Clippers 122-94 on ThurMORE

Knicks smoke Kings with season-high 140 points

Knicks smoke Kings with season-high 140 points

Rookie Immanuel Quickley scored 25 points and Alec Burks added 24 off the bench, propelling the host New York Knicks to a 140-121 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Thursday.New York’s Julius RanMORE

Kyrie Irving paces Nets’ rout of Magic

Kyrie Irving paces Nets’ rout of Magic

Kyrie Irving totaled 27 points and nine assists as the host Brooklyn Nets recovered from a slow start and extended their season-high winning streak to eight games with a 129-92 victory over the OrlandMORE

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