The N.B.A. said an officiating mistake near the end of Saturday’s game between Dallas and New Orleans cost the Pelicans a chance to tie the score.
Kawhi Leonard scored 13 of his 17 points in the second half, and the host San Antonio Spurs defeated the Minnesota Timberwolves, 104-86, for their fourth straight win.
Portland’s unorthodox defensive philosophy will be tested by San Antonio’s inside-outside attack.
The San Antonio Spurs have been touting their depth all season, and it was sorely needed to overcome the loss of another key player Sunday night.
After competing for 25 years in Europe, changing clubs 15 times and living in five countries, Darryl Middleton has advice, a lot of it, to pass along to American players considering a tour abroad.
Isaiah Thomas scored 26 points and the Sacramento Kings won their third straight game with this season’s biggest rout, a 124-80 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Sunday night.
Mike Conley had 21 points and 13 assists and Zach Randolph added 18 points and 12 rebounds to lead the Memphis Grizzlies to a 108-101 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Sunday night.
The Nets will play Atlanta on Thursday at O2 Arena as the N.B.A. takes its game on the road.
Mike Woodson made sure to deflect any credit away from the no-longer benched J.R. Smith on Saturday night, calling the Knicks’ 102-92 win in Philadelphia “a team effort” and “not about J.R.”
When the New York Knicks were floundering last month, James Dolan told the team that no trades were coming and there would be no changes to the coaching staff.Now, as the Knicks have won five of six and are just a half game out of the playoffs, it begs the question: Should the Knicks revise that stance and make a deal?There have been no shortage of rumors involving deals with the Knicks. Toronto’s Kyle Lowry, Denver’s Kenneth Faried, Boston’s Rajon Rondo and the Clippers’ Blake Griffin are players the Knicks have been linked to.