Blake Griffin led five players in double figures with 29 points, and the Los Angeles Clippers used a 10-4 run over the final 2:48 to beat the Washington Wizards 110-103 Wednesday night for their fourth win in a row.
The San Antonio Spurs said Manu Ginobili would miss the next three to four weeks with a strained left hamstring after he was injured dunking the ball against the Rockets.
Mike Conley had 27 points and 10 assists as the Memphis Grizzlies won their fourth straight by beating the slumping Sacramento Kings 99-89 on Wednesday night.
Jimmy Butler had 19 points and Carlos Boozer added 16 points and 12 rebounds and the Chicago Bulls handed the injury-riddled San Antonio Spurs their third straight loss, 96-86 on Wednesday night.
Kevin Durant scored 33 points, Serge Ibaka added 22, and the Oklahoma City Thunder erased an 18-point early deficit on the way to overwhelming the host Miami Heat.
Al Jefferson matched a season high with 35 points, including a key basket in the final seconds, and the Charlotte Bobcats hung on to beat the Denver Nuggets 101-98 on Wednesday night.
Chandler Parsons scored 26 points and the Houston Rockets held on to beat the Dallas Mavericks 117-115 Wednesday night, knocking off a Texas rival for the second straight day without James Harden.
Kevin Durant scored 33 points, Serge Ibaka added 22, and the Oklahoma City Thunder came back from an 18-point early deficit on the way to overwhelming the host Miami Heat.
Goran Dragic scored 30 points, including 13 in the fourth quarter despite sustaining an apparent injury to his left elbow, and the Phoenix Suns beat the Milwaukee Bucks 126-117 on Wednesday night.
Kevin Love had 30 points and 14 rebounds to finally carry the Minnesota Timberwolves over the .500 mark with an 88-77 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Wednesday night.
More and more N.B.A. players are slipping into something fashionable as they compete with one another in the sneaker department.
Evan Turner sank a layup at the buzzer to give the Philadelphia 76ers a 95-94 win over the Boston Celtics in a matchup of the two worst teams in the Atlantic Division on Wednesday night.
It appears Kidd’s self-assurance has improved from the start of the season, as has the Nets’ once hideous record, which is now a more respectable 20-23.
Kyle Lowry scored a season-high 33 points and dished out 11 assists, Amir Johnson had 22 points and 11 rebounds and the Toronto Raptors beat Orlando 98-83 on Wednesday night, their fifth straight victory over the Magic.
Gola, still the Division I record-holder in career rebounds, led La Salle to the National Invitation Tournament title in 1952 and the N.C.A.A. title in 1954 before helping the Philadelphia Warriors to the N.B.A. title in 1956.
Knicks Coach Mike Woodson said Iman Shumpert, who was injured in Tuesday’s win over Boston, will have his sprained right shoulder re-evaluated Thursday morning.
The game was long over as the Knicks had already built a 35-point lead on the Boston Celtics in the third quarter.But the blowout created some valuable playing time for Jeremy Tyler and he took full advantage. The young big man took a pass from Cole Aldrich and threw down a nasty dunk with 1:39 remaining in the third against the Celtics. That punctuated a 17-point, 5-rebound and 2-block performance in 23 minutes during a 114-88 win over Boston on Tuesday night.
If Knicks coach Mike Woodson seems overjoyed these days, he should. There’s a lot to smile about. His team has a three-game winning streak going into Thursday’s contest against Cleveland at the Garden. And Carmelo Anthony’s wife says she believes the free agent-to-be “definitely” will stay with the Knicks.