Saturday, November 15, 2014
NBA players union executive director Michele Roberts, the first female union leader in major North American sport, fired a verbal warning Thursday that could signal another money dispute with owners.
NBA commissioner Adam Silver called Thursday for changes to U.S. laws that ban gambling on sports events in most states, saying American attitudes have changed regarding such betting.
Friday, November 14, 2014
The New Orleans Pelicans pulled away from the reeling Los Angeles Lakers in the second half to win 109-102 on Wednesday, with Anthony Davis having 25 points, 12 rebounds and six blocked shots for the hosts.
Thursday, November 13, 2014
Toronto erased an 11-point deficit in the fourth quarter and overran Orlando 104-100 on Tuesday, notching their ninth-consecutive win over the Magic and opening a two-game lead atop the NBA's Atlantic Division.
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
LeBron James had a triple-double with 32 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists, and Kyrie Irving scored 27 of his 32 in the second half to lead the Cleveland Cavaliers over the New Orleans Pelicans 118-111 on Monday.
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Isaiah Thomas scored 15 of his 22 points in the fourth quarter to lead the Phoenix Suns to a come-from-behind 107-95 victory Sunday over the Golden State Warriors, leaving the NBA with no unbeaten teams.
After five straight losses opened the season with disappointing performances, NBA Taiwanese-American player Jeremy Lin finally scored a season-high 21 points on Sunday, giving the Los Angeles Lakers its first season win of the season in a 107-92 victory against the visiting Charlotte Hornets.
Monday, November 10, 2014
Stephen Curry had 34 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Golden State Warriors past the depleted Houston Rockets 98-87 Saturday in a matchup of undefeated teams.
Sunday, November 9, 2014
LeBron James had 22 points and 11 assists on a poor shooting night by Cleveland's Big Three, helping the Cavaliers hold on for a 110-101 win over the Denver Nuggets on Friday.
Saturday, November 8, 2014
Dwight Howard took advantage of some extra space to roam, scoring 32 points as the undefeated Houston Rockets trounced the short-handed San Antonio Spurs 98-81 on Thursday.