Denver forward Danilo Gallinari scored 28 points and came up with a key late steal as the Nuggets handed the Golden State Warriors just their third defeat of the NBA season on Wednesday, 112-110 in Colorado.
Forward LaMarcus Aldridge tallied 25 points and 11 rebounds as San Antonio matched the best start in franchise history with a 106-79 rout of Brooklyn on Monday.
Head coach Lionel Hollins paid the price for the Brooklyn Nets’ dismal start to the season on Sunday after being fired following the team’s latest defeat.
Dallas forward Dirk Nowitzki, 37 years old and with more than 1,300 NBA games under his belt, is still the Mavericks’ go-to guy.
Atlanta center Al Horford made sure the Hawks measured up on Saturday, scoring 33 points in a 120-105 victory that ended the Chicago Bulls’ winning streak at six games.
Kawhi Leonard scored 19 points and grabbed a team-high 12 rebounds as the San Antonio Spurs beat the New York Knicks 100-99 for their 22nd consecutive victory at home this season.
The Los Angeles Lakers’ aging superstar Kobe Bryant continues to lead fan voting for the 2016 NBA All-Star game, the league said Thursday.
Kyrie Irving put on a fourth-quarter show on Wednesday, picking up where LeBron James left off to help the Cleveland Cavaliers launch a six-game NBA road trip with a 121-115 victory over the Washington Wizards.
Jimmy Butler broke Michael Jordan’s franchise record for the most points in a half with 40 as the Chicago Bulls rallied to beat the Toronto Raptors 115-113 on Sunday.
Hassan Whiteside tallied 25 points and 19 rebounds and the Miami Heat got the job done without Dwyane Wade in the starting lineup with a 106-82 win over Dallas on Friday.
Klay Thompsonscored a game-high 38 points and keyed a decisive surge late in the fourth quarter as the Golden State Warriors rebounded from their worst loss on the season with a 114-110 victory over the Houston Rockets on Thursday night.
Forward Paul Millsap scored 22 points to lead the Atlanta Hawks to a 117-98 victory over the fading New York Knicks at Philips Arena on Saturday.
Dwyane Wade had 24 points, including 12 in the final five minutes, to lead the Miami Heat to a 108-101 victory over theOrlando Magic on Saturday.
Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant, retiring after this season to end a 20-year career, is the runaway vote leader for the 65th NBA All-Star Game, the league announced Friday.
Stephen Curry provided a late fourth-quarter lift as the defending champion Golden State Warriors defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 89-83 Friday in a rematch of last season’s NBA Finals.
Ish Smith, a journeyman guard on 11 teams since his NBA debut in 2010, returned to the Philadelphia 76ers on Thursday in a trade with the New Orleans Pelicans.
Dallas Mavericks star Dirk Nowitzki passed Shaquille O’Neal for sixth place on the NBA all-time scoring list Wednesday, scoring 22 points to help defeat host Brooklyn 119-118 in overtime.
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry raised the tension levels for his Christmas showdown with Cleveland’s LeBron James, saying he considers himself the world’s best basketball player.
NBA superstar Kobe Bryant, sidelined by a sore shoulder, could only watch on Saturday as Kevin Durant and the Thunder humbled his Los Angeles Lakers 118-78 in Oklahoma City.
Mike D’Antoni, who has spent 12 seasons as an NBA head coach, was hired Friday by the league-doormat Philadelphia 76ers as an associate head coach.