Irving drops career-best 55 on Trail Blazers

Jan 29, 2015

Irving drops career-best 55 on Trail Blazers

Kyrie Irving put on a spectacular show and LeBron James watched it from a front-row seat. Irving scored a career-high 55 points, breaking the arena record as James sat out with an injury to lead the Cleveland Cavaliers to their eighth straight win, 99-94 ...

Bulls snap Warriors' run

Jan 28, 2015

Bulls snap Warriors' run

One after another, teams trotted into rowdy Oracle Arena the past two months confident they could cool off the NBA’s hottest team on their home floor. It took 113 points, 53 minutes and one big shot from a former MVP to finally make it ...

Veteran bigs lead Grizzlies

Jan 27, 2015

Veteran bigs lead Grizzlies

The Memphis Grizzlies closed out their longest homestand of the season by dominating another struggling visitor from the Eastern Conference. Zach Randolph had 24 points and 10 rebounds, Marc Gasol added 16 points and 10 boards, and Memphis beat the Orlando Magic 103-94 on ...

Aldridge lifts Blazers to win

Jan 25, 2015

Aldridge lifts Blazers to win

Each time that LaMarcus Aldridge went to the free-throw line late in the game against the Washington Wizards, the Trail Blazers’ forward was showered with a chant of “MVP, MVP,” from the hometown fans. Just two days before, Aldridge had announced he was going ...

Hawks win 15th consecutive game

Jan 24, 2015

Hawks win 15th consecutive game

The Atlanta Hawks romped to their 15th straight victory, the longest streak in franchise history. Don’t expect them to savor it for long. This team is focused firmly on what’s in front of them. Paul Millsap scored 22 points, Jeff Teague added 17 and ...

Focused Bulls pound Spurs

Jan 23, 2015

Focused Bulls pound Spurs

Derrick Rose drove hard to the rim. The defense was at its stifling, suffocating best. More than anything, the swagger was back and so were the Bulls. Rose scored 22 points and struggling Chicago beat the San Antonio Spurs 104-81 on Thursday night. The ...

Hawks claim 14th in a row

Jan 22, 2015

Hawks claim 14th in a row

Kyle Korver got out ahead of the break, took a pass from Al Horford and saw a clear path to the basket. It was time to show his teammates that he really can dunk. With Korver providing the highlight of the night with his ...

Thunder go above .500 with victory over Heat

Jan 21, 2015

Thunder go above .500 with victory over Heat

Just about every statistic was what the Miami Heat would have wanted. They kept Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook off the foul line for the most part, watched Oklahoma City’s two stars combine to miss every 3-pointer they tried, limited both to under 20 ...

Knicks end 16-game slide

Jan 20, 2015

Knicks end 16-game slide

Carmelo Anthony and the New York Knicks walked off the court, and for the first time in weeks it wasn’t with heads hanging. The sound of boos that had provided the audio at Madison Square Garden was replaced by the voice of James Brown ...