Kobe Bryant’s turnaround was unstoppable, just like it was years ago. He played suffocating defense on the hot shooter, same as he did years ago.
Reggie Jackson led Detroit with 18 points against the Heat, and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope added 14, putting the Pistons ahead to stay with 55.5 seconds left.
Philadelphia became the first team to start an NBA season with 29 defeats in 30 games following a 104-90 loss to the Memphis Grizzlies on Tuesday, the 76ers dropping to 1-29 on the back of another thrashing.
The game’s outcome wasn’t decided until the absolute final moment. In reality, the Detroit Pistons did what was required to win about two hours earlier.
The Detroit Pistons have had their best long distance shooting performances against the Miami Heat so far this season.
DeMar DeRozan scored 28 points and Bismack Biyombo had a career-high 20 rebounds, leading the Toronto Raptors to a 103-99 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Tuesday night.
Marc Gasol scored 19 points, Mike Conley had 18 points and six assists, and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Philadelphia 76ers 104-90 on Tuesday night.
Oklahoma City and Los Angeles are both looking to move up in the Western Conference, but significant adjustments need to be made for them to make a run.
Almost one year following the trade that reshuffled two franchises, former Knicks J.R. Smith and Iman Shumpert have settled in.
Knicks coach Derek Fisher said forward Derrick Williams has avoided addressing a police investigation into a late-night robbery in which two women he just met allegedly stole $750,000 worth of jewelry from his Manhattan apartment. "Derrick hasn't really chosen to talk about it to allow it to be any distraction,'' Fisher said. "I don't know…
Phil Jackson's fire sale occurred nearly one year ago and the Knicks have lived to tell about it. Last Jan. 5, Jackson waived starting center Samuel Dalembert and sent Iman Shumpert and J.R. Smith packing to Cleveland in a three-team trade, breaking up the 5-34 Knicks. The decision was shaped as a tanking maneuver, but…