Jodie Meeks scored 24 of his career-high 42 points in the second half, and the Los Angeles Lakers beat Oklahoma City 114-110 on Sunday despite a triple-double by Thunder star Kevin Durant.
Utah won 104-92 at Philadelphia, which got a career-high 30 points from ex-Washington Huskies player Tony Wroten Jr.
James Harden scored 28 points and the Houston Rockets used a huge third quarter to turn a close game into a blowout in a 112-86 victory over the Indiana Pacers. Houston has won four in a row, including a victory Tuesday over defending champion Miami.
Guard Isaiah Thomas scored 25 points and had six assists to lead the Sacramento Kings to a 116-102 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks. He was ejected after getting a double technical with 4:19 left and said he plans to contact the league office.
Klay Thompson, a former Washington State standout, made a 12-foot turnaround jumper with 0.6 seconds left as visiting Golden State beat league-leading Indiana 98-96.
LeBron James scored a career-high 61 points, surpassing Glen Rice’s franchise record, and the Miami Heat defeated the Charlotte Bobcats 124-107.
Kevin Durant scored 30 of his 37 points in the second half to help the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Memphis Grizzlies 113-107. The Western Conference-leading Thunder lost its previous three games.
James donned a dark mask to protect his broken nose and was clearly unencumbered, hitting 13 of 19 shots and topping 30 points for the fifth consecutive game.
Will Barton had a season-high 20 points and career-high 11 rebounds, providing a spark off the bench for the short-handed Portland Trail Blazers in a 124-80 rout of the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday night.
New York Knicks point guard Raymond Felton was arraigned on two felony weapons possession charges in Manhattan Criminal Court on Tuesday, following his early morning arrest after a lawyer for his wife turned in a loaded semi-automatic handgun allegedly belonging to the basketball star to a police precinct, claiming she no longer wanted it in their home, authorities said.
Raymond Felton of the New York Knicks has been charged with one count of criminal possession of a firearm and one count of criminal possession of a weapon in the third degree. He left court after posting a $25,000 bond.
Dirk Nowitzki’s 19-footer at the buzzer gave Dallas a 110-108 victory over the Knicks in New York. “Probably the ugliest game-winner I ever shot,” Nowitzki said.
Nene made a go-ahead dunk with 0.9 seconds left and matched a season high with 30 points to propel the host Washington Wizards past the New Orleans Pelicans 94-93.
Miami Heat superstar LeBron James has a broken nose, and his availability for Sunday against the Chicago Bulls will be a game-time decision.
LeBron James sat silently in front of his locker with a towel draped over his head, not wanting to reveal the effects of a hit to his nose that prematurely ended his night.
Patty Mills came off the bench to score 29 points, Marco Belinelli hit a go-ahead three-pointer with 1:34 remaining and the San Antonio Spurs defeated the Portland Trail Blazers 111-109 Wednesday night in a battle of short-handed teams.