Rambis says flailing Knicks 'can't accept losing'
The Brooklyn Nets didn’t beat the Portland Trail Blazers Tuesday night at the Moda Center, but they made them sweat.
After being one of the hottest teams in the NBA before the All-Star break, the Utah Jazz were in danger of losing more ground in the playoff race Tuesday night.
Brook Lopez of the Nets led all scorers with 36 points, but Damian Lillard and C.J. McCollum each scored 34 in Portland’s sixth straight victory.
DeMarcus Cousins has soft hands around the rim and deceptively quick ones in the open floor.
Damian Lillard and C.J. McCollum each scored 34 points, and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Brooklyn Nets 112-104 on Tuesday night for their sixth consecutive victory.
Gordon Hayward scored 28 points and the Utah Jazz defeated the Houston Rockets 117-114 in overtime Tuesday night in a game with significant playoff implications.
John Wall had 16 points, 12 rebounds and 11 assists as Washington beat New Orleans, which got 20 rebounds but only 9 points from Anthony Davis.
The Washington Wizards have played tough defense since the All-Star break. They answered another big challenge on Tuesday night.
Orlando coach Scott Skiles called it a must-win game, and the Magic found a way.
Carmelo Anthony was still decompressing on Tuesday, politely informing reporters as he exited the practice court, “I’m off today.”
Don’t worry Knicks fans, Phil Jackson remains in a New York State of mind.