Airing things out among themselves had the desired effect for the Los Angeles Lakers.
Kevin Durant had 24 points and 11 rebounds, Kevin Martin scored 24 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder overcame a slow start to overwhelm the Sacramento Kings 105-95 on Friday night.
Tony Parker writhed in pain alone under the basket, his hand covering the same left eye that was seriously injured last summer when the San Antonio guard was a bystander in a bottle-throwing melee at a nightclub.
Kyle Korver said the Hawks owed the Celtics a big comeback.
The Memphis Grizzlies handed Brooklyn one of their heaviest defeats of the season on Friday, romping to a 101-77 victory over the Nets.
Kyle Korver scored 27 points, and Atlanta came back from a 27-point deficit to defeat Boston, handing the Celtics their sixth straight loss.
A 50-year-old computer technician from McHenry, Ill., made a half-court shot to win $75,000 and a hug from LeBron James.
Kyrie Irving knows how to celebrate good news.
First-time All-Star James Harden had 30 points and the Houston Rockets broke out of their worst slump of the season by beating the New Orleans Hornets 100-82 on Friday night.
Kirk Hinrich scored a season-high 25 points, hitting six of seven three-pointers in the Chicago Bulls’ 103-87 victory over the Golden State Warriors on Friday night.
Marc Gasol had 20 points and nine rebounds and the Memphis Grizzlies built a 30-point lead in the second half en route to a 101-77 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Friday night.
In a game against Memphis that Coach P. J. Carlesimo had deemed “a barometer for where we’re at,â? the Nets fell behind by 23 before halftime and lost.
Dwyane Wade scored 29 points and sparked a pivotal run to help the Miami Heat earn their fourth victory in a row Friday by beating the Detroit Pistons 110-88.
Raymond Felton, out since breaking his pinkie in late December, is expected to start on Saturday against the 76ers.
John Wall had 14 points and five assists in his first start of the season, and the no-longer-last Washington Wizards finally hit double digits in wins Friday night with a 114-101 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves.
PHILADELPHIA â?? Raymond Felton is expected to return from a broken pinkie as the Knicks starting point guard tonight against the 76ers, but he won’t be reunited in the starting lineup with his former pick-and-roll mate, Amar’e Stoudemire.
Not now, maybe not ever.
Knicks coach Mike Woodson gave the…
PHILADELPHIA â?? As Raymond Felton looks in, Jason Kidd looks out.
The heavy workload of filling in for Felton as starting point guard for the last month has finally taken its toll. Kidd has reinjured his back, didn’t make it to Temple University for Friday’s practice and probably will…
Raymond Felton is expected to be back in the starting lineup after missing 12 games with a broken right pinkie. Felton went through practice at Temple on Friday, and afterward Mike Woodson announced that the point guard, assuming he doesn’t have any setbacks, would start against the Sixers.
Amar’e Stoudemire’s days as a backup don’t appear to be ending anytime soon. Mike Woodson said on Friday that “it makes sense nowâ? to keep Stoudemire on the bench with the Knicks winning and Carmelo Anthony flourishing at power forward.