The Knicks battled the Bobcats until fading in the final minutes. The Kings were cooled off by the Pacers in a surprisingly high scoring game in Indiana. DeMarcus Cousins/SAC didn’t get much help from his teammates while Paul George/IND poured in 31 points. Despite an injury Kevin Durant/OKC played 41 minutes and scored 37, but he didn’t get enough support and the Thunder fell to the Grizzlies. The Cavaliers and Lakers lit up the scoreboard, with Cleveland narrowly winning 120-118.
Despite a number of key injuries, the Pelicans played valiantly. Anthony Davis/NOP and the supporting cast gave the Spurs all they could handle, but Tony Parker/SAS couldn’t be stopped and San Antonio posted another set of back to back wins. The Raptors might be the hottest team in the East at the moment; they easily dismantled the Milwaukee Bucks. As good as the Nuggets are at home, they have struggled on the road and last night they lost a winnable
The Sacramento Kings have picked up their play and if they keep things rolling they could emerge as playoff contenders.. They roasted Cleveland to the tune of 124-80 at home. The Spurs exposed the Timberwolves as pretenders in the West with a 104-86 home win. In the closest contest, the Grizzlies continue their solid play without star center Marc Gasol/MEM, beating the Hawks at home 108-101. There are seven NBA games on the card tonight and there are plenty of
The Mavericks have been taking care of business, beating the teams they are supposed to, including a second straight over the Pelicans. The Raptors slowed down the Nets with a comfortable win after a slow start to the second half. The Nuggets thrashed the visiting Magic, while the Thunder and Trail Blazers took care of business with convincing home wins. There are just three evening games on a quiet Sunday to survey. Here is today’s Fantasy Spin.
The Pistons rallied from a poor start to beat the Sixers. Dirk Nowitzki/DAL rebounded from on off game to lead Dallas to a comfortable road win over the Pelicans. The Heat stayed in town after losing to the Knicks and suffered another defeat, this time in double overtime to the Nets. The new look Bulls and Cavaliers scored wins on the road. The Celtics gave the Warriors all they could handle before losing by two. The Magic’s interior weakness was
Last night was proof positive that the early season Knicks woes are behind them and they are ready to vault back into contention for the division lead. Dwayne Wade/MIA played but had an off night from the charity stripe and the Heat faded away in the second half. In the back end of the doubleheader, the Nuggets’ depth overcame a sputtering Oklahama City squad and rolled to a relatively easy home win. Most of the NBA returns to action on
The Pistons continue to scuffle, falling to a solid Raptors squad last night. Watching the game, you saw the frustration building up for Josh Smith/DET, as he and Brandon Jennings/DET had to take on increased responsibility when the Pistons’ interior game collapsed in the second half. James Harden/HOU led the Rockets to a comfortable win over the Lakers, while the Spurs beat the Mavs despite carrying the fatigue disadvantage. In the late games, the Celtics stayed close but lost to
A one man show for Oklahoma City wasn’t enough to overcome great play by Gordon Hayward/UTA and solid team support as the Utah Jazz held off the Thunder. The Pistons came close to coming all the way back against the Knicks. The Pelicans led at half but were completely dismantled by the Heat in the second half. The Cavaliers were without their new star Luol Deng/CLE but dominated the Sixers from the start. The undermanned Bulls got solid games from