Marreese Speights scored 23 points, Stephen Curry added 13 points and nine assists, and the Golden State Warriors beat the Philadelphia 76ers 126-86 on Tuesday night.
Damian Lillard had 26 points and nine assists and the Portland Trail Blazers rallied to beat the Toronto Raptors 102-97 in overtime on Tuesday night.
The old Kobe Bryant sure looked an awful lot like the young Kobe Bryant.
The Charlotte Hornets’ playoff hopes took a major hit after an MRI revealed that center Al Jefferson will miss a minimum of four weeks with a strained adductor muscle in his left groin.
Gordon Hayward scored 11 of his 26 points in the final four minutes to help the Utah Jazz rally to beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 100-94 on Tuesday night.
Impressive wins have been rare for the Brooklyn Nets this season, but Brook Lopez believes the team can (and should) have more performances like Tuesday night.
Brook Lopez scored 29 points, a season best, and Joe Johnson had a double-double in Brooklyn’s victory in Chicago.
Tyreke Evans scored 24 points, including eight straight for New Orleans in the final 2 minutes, and the Pelicans held off Phoenix 110-106 on Tuesday night to stop the Suns’ winning streak at six games.
Monta Ellis scored 20 points in 27 minutes and the Dallas Mavericks beat Washington 114-87 on Tuesday night, handing the Wizards their most lopsided loss of the season.
Cleveland faded to 18-13 without James, who rested a sporadically sore knee and may be unavailable for Wednesday’s game against Milwaukee.
Mike Conley had 30 points and six assists, Marc Gasol added 17 points and the Memphis Grizzlies defeated the San Antonio Spurs 95-87 on Tuesday night.
Paul Millsap took over for Atlanta in the fourth quarter to help hold off a Cleveland comeback and the Hawks beat the Cavaliers, who were without LeBron James, 109-101 on Tuesday night.
Jodie Meeks scored a season-high 34 points off the bench, shooting 9 for 11 on 3-pointers, and Andre Drummond added 17 points and 22 rebounds Tuesday night to lead the Detroit Pistons to a 109-86 victory over the Orlando Magic.
The Knicks’ Cole Aldrich can laugh at himself and his missing tooth — a welcome bright spot in the team’s miserable season.
A fully bearded Phil Jackson walked out of practice at the local Boys & Girls Club without speaking to the media beyond a “Happy New Year.”