Wednesday's Knicks Links: Anthony wants a coaching competition
Kristaps Porzingis is still recovering from a stomach virus that forced him to miss Sunday’s win over the Lakers.
Darren Collison had 22 points in his ninth start of the season, DeMarcus Cousins also scored 22 and the Sacramento Kings completed a four-game season sweep of the Los Angeles Lakers with a 106-98 victory Tuesday night.
The emergence of Kawhi Leonard and LaMarcus Aldridge has made the San Antonio Spurs less reliant on their bench than in previous years.
The understood goal of any second unit in the NBA is to do all it can to hold its ground while its team’s starters get time to rest. So when the reserves add to a lead or flip the flow of the game from one team to another, it’s an unexpected bonus.
Prosecutors charged Cleaves, 39, a former Michigan State basketball star, with sexually assaulting a 24-year-old woman in Michigan.
Bogdanovic obliterated his previous career high of 28 points, and the Nets sent Philadelphia to its 15th loss in 16 games.
As is usually the case when the Indiana Pacers win, Paul George provided plenty of offense.
Kyle Lowry scored 25 points and the Toronto Raptors, despite resting leading scorer DeMar DeRozan, had no trouble with the Milwaukee Bucks in a 107-89 victory Tuesday night.
Paul George scored 25 points and the Indiana Pacers finished with a strong fourth quarter to beat the Boston Celtics 103-98 Tuesday night.
Evan Fournier scored 30 points and Jason Smith had 25 points and 13 rebounds off the bench to help the Orlando Magic beat the Denver Nuggets 116-110 on Tuesday night.