The host Indiana Pacers beat the Los Angeles Clippers, 106-92, as Paul George scored 36 points and Lance Stephenson added 22 points and 12 rebounds.
The large icepack on LeBron James’ right shoulder said it all.
LaMarcus Aldridge had 30 points and 12 rebounds, and the Portland Trail Blazers ran past the Dallas Mavericks 127-111 on Saturday night for their fifth consecutive victory.
Paul George put an emphatic 360-degree twist on the Pacers’ latest blowout.
Joakim Noah had 21 points and 16 rebounds, Carlos Boozer added 15 points and 13 boards, and the Chicago Bulls beat the Philadelphia 76ers 103-78 on Saturday night.
Josh Smith overcame a slow start to score 22 points and Rodney Stuckey added 20 as the Detroit Pistons beat the Washington Wizards 104-98 on Saturday night.
Stephen Curry scored 28 points, David Lee added 22 and the Golden State Warriors sent the New Orleans Pelicans to their eighth straight loss, 97-87 on Saturday night.
Terrence Jones had a career-high 36 points and 11 rebounds, and the Houston Rockets led from the start in a 114-104 win over the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday night.
The struggling Minnesota Timberwolves finally got to blow off some steam.
Dennis Rodman checked into an alcohol rehabilitation center, his agent said. The agent declined to say which center would treat Rodman and how long he would be there.
Retired basketball star Dennis Rodman has checked himself into an alcohol treatment program, his spokesman said Saturday, just days after returning to the United States from North Korea, where he ignited a furor over comments he made about an American citizen held prisoner there.
Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has been fined $100,000 for confronting game officials with “inappropriate language” after Wednesday’s 129-127 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers, the National Basketball Association said.
Dennis Rodman has checked into an undisclosed alcohol rehabilitation center to treat his struggle with alcoholism, his agent says.
As Tyson Chandler put it, there won’t be any “pity parties” held for the Knicks, even if they continue to lose important players almost as often as they have been losing games this season.