The Los Angeles Lakers shrugged off the absence of Dwight Howard and Metta World Peace but now face the prospect of losing Pau Gasol to injury after their 92-83 road victory over Brooklyn on Tuesday.
Without Dwight Howard or Metta World Peace at his side, Kobe Bryant attacked often and found his way to the rim frequently, scoring 21 points as the Lakers beat the Nets.
The Houston Rockets tied an N.B.A. record and set a franchise mark with 23 3-pointers in a 140-109 win over Golden State on Tuesday.
Danilo Gallinari and Ty Lawson each scored 22 points and the Denver Nuggets rallied past the Milwaukee Bucks 112-104 on Tuesday night for their seventh straight victory.
The Los Angeles Lakers shrugged off the absence of Dwight Howard and Metta World Peace with a 92-83 road victory over Brooklyn on Tuesday.
Kobe Bryant would have liked to celebrate more, maybe gloat about that highlight-reel dunk, but there were bigger concerns.
About a year after Dwight Howard gained infamy for his indecision with the Magic, it is the Lakers’ turn to experience his struggles with commitment and perhaps contentment.
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.
Goran Dragic scored 15 of his 17 points in the fourth quarter to lead the Phoenix Suns past the Memphis Grizzlies 96-90 on Tuesday night.
Paul George scored 29 points to lead the Indiana Pacers to their 15th straight home win, 114-103 over the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday night.
Knicks forward Tyson Chandler will set a team record on Wednesday if he snares 20 rebounds for the fourth consecutive game.
Kobe Bryant said it was time for the N.B.A.’s stars to take a stronger role as players deliberate the fate of Billy Hunter, the union’s embattled executive director.
Rockets guard Jeremy Lin spent Monday â?? the one-year anniversary of the start of Linsanity â?? nursing a sprained ankle, not celebrating.