Brett Brown and the young Philadelphia 76ers are closing in on some dubious NBA history.
Blake Griffin had 27 points and 14 rebounds, and the Los Angeles Clippers made it consecutive 50-win seasons with a lackluster 106-98 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Monday night.
Former SMU and NBA basketball player Quinton Ross had to ease the fears of friends and family members after he was erroneously reported dead.
The San Antonio Spurs knew the Philadelphia 76ers were coming in on a long losing streak.
Bulls center Joakim Noah believes the Eastern Conference is more than a two-team race.
The wear and tear of Sunday night’s overtime victory against Dallas contributed to their demise in New Orleans.
Dwight Howard had a double-double after missing three games with an ankle injury, and James Harden topped all scorers as the visiting Rockets beat the Bobcats.
Andre Drummond had 19 points and 14 rebounds, and the Detroit Pistons shot a season-best 55 percent to blow by the Utah Jazz 114-94 Monday night.
Chris Bosh had another postgame scream. For the Miami Heat, that was outstanding news.
Phoenix blitzed the Atlanta Hawks early from the 3-point stripe.
Tyreke Evans scored a season-high 33 points and the short-handed New Orleans Pelicans rallied from 22 down in the third quarter, beating the Brooklyn Nets 109-104 in overtime Monday night.
Before Joe Johnson won the honor for the Eastern Conference Monday, the last Nets player to have done so was Devin Harris.
Kevin Durant had 27 points and eight assists to help the Oklahoma City Thunder defeat the Denver Nuggets 117-96 on Monday night.
Mike Conley had 23 points and six assists, Marc Gasol added 14 and 12 rebounds and the Memphis Grizzlies built an early lead and easily dispatched the short-handed Minnesota Timberwolves 109-92 on Monday night.
The Nets owner Mikhail D. Prokhorov spoke Monday of a desire to turn the team into the legal equivalent of a Russian one, but the N.B.A. denied receiving an application to transfer ownership.
James Harden scored 31 points, Dwight Howard had a double-double in his return to the court and the Houston Rockets defeated the Charlotte Bobcats 100-89 Monday night for their fourth straight win.
The Knicks’ eight-game winning streak ended in disastrously spectacular fashion on Sunday night. But they now probably need another similar run in what has become an even tougher task to reach the playoffs.
Jim Dolan spent $60 million to hire Phil Jackson to run the Knicks. Jim Buss had a chance to bring on his future brother-in-law to help fix the Lakers and passed.So in the end, which Jim is going to prove smarter? The Garden chairman or Jeanie Buss’ brother?
The Knicks are in Los Angeles looking to keep their playoff pulse beating.They need to start a new winning streak again. They have to play their best basketball and likely will need some luck to win on this five-game winning streak. And they probably can use some Zen as well. Phil Jackson could join the Knicks in Los Angeles today and watch his team play against the Lakers tonight. When Jackson was introduced as team president a week ago, Jackson watched the Knicks at the Garden last Wednesday against Indiana.