Klay Thompson scored 29 points, including a go-ahead basket with 8.9 seconds left, and the Golden State Warriors defeated the host Portland Trail Blazers 95-90. Thompson has 70 points over the last two games.
Bob Condotta: On a day when Seattle needed its defense to deliver, it did, despite missing three starters in Kam Chancellor, Bobby Wagner and Byron Maxwell. After Oakland's initial 50-yard drive, the Raiders didn't run more than seven plays or get more than 31 yards on its next 10 possessions.
Given widespread rumors that he was gay, including being ranked No. 1 on Out magazine’s list of the most powerful gay people last year, the fact that Cook is gay is less surprising than his willingness to acknowledge it publicly.
Seattle linebacker Bruce Irvin had no trouble later putting a label on his tip-and-catch, 35-yard pick-six that helped propel the Seattle Seahawks to a 30-24 win over the Oakland Raiders Sunday. “Probably the best play of my career, man,” Irvin said later.