Holders Olympiakos Piraeus have been ordered to play their next Euroleague basketball home game behind closed doors following crowd trouble in Thursday’s 72-54 win over Turkish rivals Galatasaray.
Klay Thompson made four 3-pointers in the fourth quarter to fuel an improbable comeback, Stephen Curry added a pair of shots from beyond the arc down the stretch and the Golden State Warriors rallied from 27 points down in the second half to beat the Toronto Raptors 112-103 Tuesday night.
Kevin Durant had 27 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Oklahoma City Thunder to their eighth straight win, a 97-95 victory over the slumping Sacramento Kings on Tuesday night.
A small but spirited cheer broke out in a corner of Barclays Center, a contrast to the boos that rained down for much of the second half.
Kyle Singler scored 18 points to lead seven Detroit players in double figures, Andre Drummond had 18 rebounds as the Pistons ended Miami’s winning streak at 10 games.
Dirk Nowitzki recovered from a rough start to score 25 points, including 14 in the fourth quarter, and the Mavericks kept the Charlotte Bobcats winless in Dallas with an 89-82 victory Tuesday night.
It was just a game, not a playoff series. Still, Brandon Jennings finally got a long-awaited win over the Miami Heat.
Michael Carter-Williams had 27 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists for his first career triple-double, and Thaddeus Young added 25 points and 12 rebounds to lead the Philadelphia 76ers past the Orlando Magic 126-125 in double-overtime on Tuesday night.
Jon Leuer scored a career-high 23 points, Ed Davis added 21 points and 12 rebounds, and the Memphis Grizzlies made the best of a makeshift lineup to defeat the Phoenix Suns 110-91 Tuesday night.
Before the Nets’ loss to the Nuggets, Coach Jason Kidd announced that Lawrence Frank had been reassigned from his position on the bench as Kidd’s top assistant.
Jordan Crawford scored 25 points, Jeff Green added 18 and the Boston Celtics avoided a third loss to struggling Milwaukee this season by beating the Bucks 108-100 Tuesday night.
With the Knicks 3-13 and on a nine-game losing streak, the end of practice Tuesday meant more questions about the team’s issues on and off the court.
Dwyane Wade was inactive for the Miami Heat against the Detroit Pistons on Tuesday night, the fourth game that the All-Star guard has missed this season because of soreness and a need for rest.
Mike Woodson’s most important ally, Carmelo Anthony, admitted that Knick players are “worried” that Woodson could lose his job if the Knicks don’t turn their season around. “I mean, yeah, we’re worried about that,” Anthony said on Tuesday.
George Karl can just about forget ever coaching the Knicks as long as Jim Dolan is running Madison Square Garden. “I watch the Knicks play,” Karl told Denver radio host Dave Krieger, “and I wouldn’t want to be in that hell for a million dollars.”