The concept seeks to merge a tough, one-on-one street game with a slick nightclub vibe.
Kevin Durant scored 31 points to lead Oklahoma City to a 119-117 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Thursday at the Chesapeake Energy Arena.
Al-Farouq Aminu scored a career-high 28 points, including a career-best six 3-pointers, and the Portland Trail Blazers extended their winning streak at home to a season-high six games with a 116-109 victory over the Boston Celtics on Thursday night.
Kevin Durant scored 31 points, Steven Adams hit a go-ahead tip-in with 26.9 seconds left and the Oklahoma City Thunder held on to avoid a potentially embarrassing loss, edging the depleted Los Angeles Clippers 119-117 on Thursday night.
LeBron James scored 24 points to pass Dominique Wilkins, and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Nets, 107-87.
The Red Sox said third baseman Pablo Sandoval, in the second year of a five-year, $95-million deal, would begin the season on the bench, in favor of Travis Shaw, who made his big league debut in 2015.
The Golden State Warriors might be marching to the best record in league history, but Kyrie Irving still believes the Cleveland Cavaliers are marching toward a championship.
LeBron James continues to move up the NBA’s career scoring list, but he has more important matters on his mind.
Luke Babbitt scored 22 points and Tim Frazier had 11 of his 17 points in the fourth quarter, leading the injury-riddled New Orleans Pelicans past the Denver Nuggets 101-95 on Thursday night.
Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins has been suspended for one game by the NBA after picking up his 16th technical foul of the season.
Nikola Mirotic scored 28 points and Jimmy Butler added 21 to lead the Chicago Bulls to a 103-100 win over the Houston Rockets on Thursday night.
Evan Fournier scored 25 points and Nikola Vucevic added 24 on Thursday night to lead the Orlando Magic past the Indiana Pacers 114-94.
LeBron James has moved past Dominique Wilkins into 12th place on the NBA’s career scoring list.