Lou Williams scored a career-high 36 points, and Toronto turned an 18-point deficit into a convincing 110-93 victory on the road over Cleveland.
James Harden has starred on offense since joining the Houston Rockets. After some intense criticism in the offseason, he’s now stepped things up on defense, too.
LeBron James has a blunt assessment for where the Cavaliers stand after 12 games.
Anthony Davis had a career-high 43 points and 14 rebounds, Jrue Holiday added 19 points and eight assists, and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Utah Jazz 106-94 on Saturday night.
Even with a winless team coming to Madison Square Garden, there was no chance of the New York Knicks being overconfident.
Granted a reprieve from the usual rigors of the N.B.A. schedule, the Knicks took advantage by defeating the 76ers with help from Jose Calderon, who made his season debut Saturday at Madison Square Garden.
Paul Pierce scored 25 points and John Wall added 19 points as the Washington Wizards rallied in the second half to beat the Milwaukee Bucks 111-100 Saturday.
Tony Parker had 22 points and the San Antonio Spurs never trailed in 99-87 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Saturday night for their fourth straight victory.
DeMarcus Cousins had 31 points and 18 rebounds to power the Sacramento Kings to a 113-101 victory over the short-handed Minnesota Timberwolves on Saturday night.
Chris Bosh scored 14 of his season-high 32 points in the fourth quarter Saturday night, leading the Miami Heat to a 99-92 victory over the Orlando Magic.
Things are looking up in the Valley of the Sun.
NEW YORK — By and large, great scorers love great point guards. Carmelo Anthony is no different. Anthony has thrived with lead guards such as Andre Miller, Chauncey Billups and Jason Kidd over the course of his career. “I don’t think there’s anything like playing with great PGs,” he said late Saturday night. That’s one reason Anthony is pleased to see Jose Calderon back on the court. “Jose knows how to run an offense, especially an offense like this,” Anthony said.
So the first thing you'll want to do this morning is pluck the red Sharpie out of your desk drawer, lay the Knicks' schedule on your desk, and circle the…
Jose Calderon certainly wasn’t shy during his introduction as a Knick.
The wait to see Andrea Bargnani in a regular-season game will continue for the foreseeable future.
Maybe what Pat Riley really meant to say is “there is winning and there is misery . . . and there is the Knicks playing the Sixers on a Saturday night in November.”