Carlos Boozer and the Chicago Bulls recovered from a slow start to pummel the struggling Cleveland Cavaliers 118-92 on Monday and take over top spot in the Eastern Conference’s Central division.
Head coach Scott Skiles and the Milwaukee Bucks have decided to part ways after just over four seasons together, ending a working relationship that seemed to have been teetering on the brink for quite some time.
Rajon Rondo was unavailable for the Celtics against the Knicks on Monday because of a suspension, but Boston still managed to win its third straight.
Dwight Howard, Pau Gasol and Jordan Hill will miss the Lakers’ road trip with injuries, leaving the team without its top three big men indefinitely.
It has taken 32 years for Jamal Crawford, the best shooter on the N.B.A.’s highest-scoring bench, to find a true home with the resurgent, out-from-under-the-rock Los Angeles Clippers.
Carmelo Anthony and Kevin Garnett both received technical fouls in the fourth quarter of a physical game that the Celtics won thanks to Paul Pierce’s team-high 23 points.
The Nets held only their third practice since Dec. 22, and they have a chance to gain some ground this week with a light game schedule.
Carmelo Anthony and Kevin Garnett jawed from baseline to midcourt, and Anthony still had more to say.
LaMarcus Aldridge had 27 points and 10 rebounds, and the Portland Trail Blazers handed the Orlando Magic their ninth straight loss with a 125-119, overtime victory on Monday night.
Wayne Ellington scored a season-high 26 points, hitting six 3-pointers, to help the Memphis Grizzlies rout the Sacramento Kings 113-81 on Monday night.
Gordon Hayward scored a season-high 27 points, including four 3-pointers, and the Utah Jazz defeated the Dallas Mavericks 100-94 on Monday night.
Carlos Boozer and the Chicago Bulls recovered from a slow start to pummel the struggling Cleveland Cavaliers 118-92 on Monday and take over at the top of the Eastern Conference’s Central division.
Eric Gordon scored six straight points in a key fourth quarter spurt and had 24 overall to lead the New Orleans Hornets to a 95-88 victory over San Antonio on Monday night.
Carlos Boozer had 24 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Chicago Bulls to a 118-92 rout of the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday night.
Bradley Beal made a jumper with 0.3 seconds left after using a pump fake to get open, and the short-handed Washington Wizards beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 101-99 Monday night.
Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo has been suspended again, with coach Doc Rivers wondering if it’s as much for Rondo’s reputation as the incident.
Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo has been suspended one game without pay for making contact with a referee and failing to cooperate with a league investigation, the National Basketball Association (NBA) said on Monday.
Carmelo Anthony couldn’t beat Kevin Garnett and the Celtics on the court, so he was intent on settling a score in the bowels of Madison Square Garden. Anthony waited for Garnett near the Celtics bus following Boston’s emotionally charged 102-96 victory, witnesses said.
This wasn’t conduct becoming a pro basketball player, let alone a candidate for the NBA’s MVP trophy. When Carmelo Anthony decided to take on the Celtics long after the final buzzer on Monday night, he invited the NBA to investigate his conduct and smack him with a suspension and/or fine.
Iman Shumpert is expected to be given clearance to resume practicing on a full-time basis after the second- year guard met with team doctors on Monday. “We’ll see how the tests went,â? Mike Woodson said. “He’s getting close, that’s all I can tell you at this point.