Toronto plays Memphis, looks to end home slide | Globalnews.ca

Memphis Grizzlies (10-10, ninth in the Western Conference) vs. Toronto Raptors (9-12, 12th in the Eastern Conference) Toronto; Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Toronto aims to end its four-game home slide with a victory over Memphis. The Raptors have gone 2-7 in home games. Toronto is the Eastern Conference leader with 13.5 offensive rebounds … Read more

Lakers Top Pistons, 110-106; James, Davis And Westbrook Combine For 82

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – The Lakers (11-11) jumped to .500 on the year with their 110-106 win over the Detroit Pistons on Sunday evening. It was the second meeting between the two teams in the last week, with the Lakers emerging victorious in both contests. Most notably, both teams avoided a second showdown between LeBron James … Read more

LeBron Has 33 Points, Lakers Beat Pistons in Calm Rematch

LeBron James had 33 points, nine assists and no confrontations with Isaiah Stewart in the Los Angeles Lakers’ 110-106 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Sunday night. Russell Westbrook had 25 points and nine assists, and Anthony Davis added 24 points and 10 rebounds for the Lakers. They returned to .500 with their second win … Read more

Five likes and dislikes from Sixers’ wild double overtime loss to Wolves

Forty-two points later, Joel Embiid announced his return to the Sixers in a big way against Minnesota, dominating physically in a way that shouldn’t have been possible for a guy coming off of a long layoff. But Embiid’s barrage of midrange jumpers and free throws were not enough to push the Sixers past the Wolves, … Read more

Devin Booker shines as Suns extend win streak to 16

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Suns extend win streak to 16 with 113-107 victory over Nets

NEW YORK — A chance to match franchise history and take a spot atop the NBA is waiting for the Phoenix Suns. They have loftier aspirations than those, but want them anyway. ‘Obviously, everybody knows the ultimate goal is to win a championship,’ Chris Paul said. ‘But if you don’t enjoy the small victories throughout … Read more

Instant observations: Joel Embiid’s 42 points not enough as Sixers fall to Wolves in double overtime

Joel Embiid scored 42 points in his return to the lineup but the Sixers fell to the Wolves anyway, dropping a 121-120 double overtime game on Saturday night.  Here’s what I saw. The Good • The end-of-game, intentional missed free throw play basically never works. I can’t even remember the last time I watched a … Read more

Analysis | The Raptors aren’t sure what they’ve got at the NBA quarter mark. But they know what they need

It was put to Fred VanVleet that one apt description of the Raptors so far this season is “weird,” in that they can impress at times and confound at others, often within the same game. They search and strive for consistency and cannot find it — not yet at least, not through the first quarter … Read more

LeBron James fined $15,000 for obscene gesture, issued warning for language

(NEXSTAR) – LeBron James of the Los Angeles Lakers has been fined $15,000 for making “an obscene gesture” during a game against the Indiana Pacers earlier this week. He was also warned for using profanity when discussing a previous penalty with the media, the NBA announced Friday. Residents urged to safely transport their Christmas trees … Read more