The Indiana Pacers aren’t going to let a little scheduling quirk slow them down.
LeBron James was at his deadly accurate best and scored 31 points to help the Eastern Conference-leading Miami Heat shoot down an inspired Charlotte Bobcats 99-94 on Monday.
Tyson Chandler became the first Knick since Willis Reed to grab 20 rebounds in three straight games as the Knicks rolled over the Pistons for their fifth consecutive victory.
David West scored 29 points and Paul George had 21 points, 11 rebounds and five assists, leading Indiana past short-handed Chicago 111-101 on Monday night for a share of the Central Division lead.
Mike Smith stopped 21 shots, Lauri Korpikoski and Martin Hanzal both scored, and the Phoenix Coyotes extended their point streak to five games with a 2-1 win over the Minnesota Wild on Monday night.
Randy Foye had 20 points, including six in overtime, and the Utah Jazz defeated the Sacramento Kings 98-91 on Monday night.
LeBron James scored 31 points and Chris Bosh added 23 to lead Miami past Charlotte, 99-94, Monday night, the Heat’s 10th consecutive victory against the Bobcats.
The toughest part of Tyson Chandler’s night was the postgame interview.
The Los Angeles Clippers were missing Blake Griffin and Chris Paul. The Washington Wizards won the game.
Indiana suddenly has a shooting touch to go with its tough defense.
LaMarcus Aldridge had 25 points and 13 rebounds to help the Portland Trail Blazers avoid a late collapse and hang on to beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 100-98 on Monday night.
LeBron James was at his deadly accurate best as he scored 31 points to help the Eastern Conference-leading Miami Heat shoot down an inspired Charlotte Bobcats team 99-94 on Monday.
Russell Westbrook scored 24 points, Kevin Durant had 19 points and 10 rebounds, and the Oklahoma City Thunder blew out the Dallas Mavericks 112-91 Monday night while avoiding a third straight overtime game between the teams.
Spencer Hawes had 21 points and 14 rebounds and Jrue Holiday had 13 points and 14 assists to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to a 78-61 win over the Orlando Magic on Monday.
Kobe Bryant has been the sole constant on a team that has already packed at least a half-dozen seasons into this one.
Mike Woodson talks about passing Miami for the top spot in the East before the All-Star break in nine days and you can see why the Knick coach is so confident. It’s largely a collection of weaklings the Knicks are playing before Carmelo Anthony and Tyson Chandler head to Houston to team up with the Eastern Conference All-Stars.
Tyson Chandler managed to get his hands on 20 rebounds again Monday night, matching a Knicks record and finally playing like an All-Star. But it wasn’t just errant shots the center grabbed against the Detroit Pistons. He also caught plenty of flak from his more famous teammate.
No one can say for certain if Rasheed Wallace will return to the lineup this season but Mike Woodson revealed on Monday that he doesn’t expect the veteran forward to be fit again.