The Golden State Warriors took advantage of a short-handed Dallas Mavericks squad to record a 52nd consecutive home-court victory, riding another record-setting 3-point-shooting performance to a hard-earned 128-120 win.
A vintage second half by Kobe Bryant wasn’t nearly enough to counteract a steady night of excellence from the Denver Nuggets.
After a record-setting night of 3-pointers for Golden State, coach Steve Kerr’s focus was more on deficiencies at the other end of the court that nearly cost his team a game against an undermanned opponent.
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope scored 16 of his 21 points in the second half and the Detroit Pistons extended their winning streak to five games by holding off the Charlotte Hornets 112-105 on Friday night at The Palace.
DeMarcus Cousins had 29 points and 11 rebounds and the Sacramento Kings beat the Phoenix Suns 116-94 on Friday night.
The San Antonio Spurs continue to roll no matter who’s on the floor.
The San Antonio Spurs defeated the Memphis Grizzlies, 110-104, on Friday night to match the best home start in league history with their 37th in a row.
Marcus Morris and the Detroit Pistons are on quite a roll offensively, and each win moves them another step closer to a playoff spot.
James Harden had his third triple-double this season with 32 points, 13 assists and 11 rebounds to help the Houston Rockets snap a three-game skid with a 112-109 win over the Toronto Raptors on Friday night.
Hassan Whiteside isn’t starting. He’s finishing, though, and that’s far more important to the Miami Heat these days.
Jeff Teague scored 12 of his 18 points in the fourth quarter and the Atlanta Hawks overcame poor 3-point shooting to beat the Milwaukee Bucks 101-90 on Friday night.
Karl-Anthony Towns scored 27 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, and the Minnesota Timberwolves dealt a blow to the Washington Wizards’ playoff hopes with a 132-129 double-overtime victory Friday night.
Can you imagine the great LeBron James, the King of subliminal social media messages, coming to New York and leaving winless?