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  • Williams scores 27, Raptors hit 17 3-pointers to top Kings

    TORONTO (AP) — The Sacramento Kings made it out of New York this week before getting buried by a snowstorm. But after arriving north of the border, the Toronto Raptors buried them instead. Lou Williams…

  • Martin’s return sparks Timberwolves over Celtics, 110-98

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Kevin Martin had not played in more than two months, a fractured wrist forcing him to watch from the bench as his Minnesota Timberwolves plummet to the bottom of the standings. In…

  • Denver snaps 7-game skid with 93-85 win over Pelicans

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Arron Afflalo scored 20 points and the Denver Nuggets snapped a seven-game losing streak, 93-85 over the New Orleans Pelicans on Wednesday night. Afflalo hit four 3-pointers, the last with 2:32…

  • Smith and Harden lead Rockets over Mavericks 99-94

    HOUSTON (AP) — Josh Smith scored 18 points and James Harden added 17 as the Houston Rockets used a balanced scoring effort to outlast the Dallas Mavericks for a 99-94 victory on Wednesday night. It…

  • Smith and Harden lead Rockets over Mavericks 99-94

    HOUSTON (AP) — Josh Smith scored 18 points and James Harden added 17 as the Houston Rockets used a balanced scoring effort to outlast the Dallas Mavericks for a 99-94 victory on Wednesday night. It…

  • Parker scores 17 to lift Spurs past Hornets 95-86

    SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Tony Parker scored 17 points and the San Antonio Spurs overcame another lethargic third quarter to beat the Charlotte Hornets 95-86 Wednesday night on coach Gregg Popovich’s 66th birthday. Danny Green…

  • 76ers snap 6-game skid, beat Pistons 89-69

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Michael Carter-Williams got winded sooner than he usually does and had difficulty breathing well throughout the game. It didn’t seem to matter. Carter-Williams had 14 points and 10 assists, Robert Covington scored…

  • Parker scores 17 to lift Spurs past Hornets 95-86

    SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Tony Parker scored 17 points and the San Antonio Spurs overcame another lethargic third quarter to beat the Charlotte Hornets 95-86 Wednesday night. Danny Green had 16 points and Tim Duncan…

  • Martin’s return sparks Timberwolves over Celtics, 110-98

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Kevin Martin scored 21 points in his first game in more than two months and Gorgui Dieng added 16 points and 14 rebounds to lift the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 110-98 victory…

  • Hornets-Spurs, Box

    CHARLOTTE (86) Kidd-Gilchrist 7-13 0-0 14, Zeller 3-7 2-2 9, Jefferson 8-12 1-2 17, Roberts 3-11 0-0 8, Henderson 6-17 5-6 18, Maxiell 2-5 0-0 4, Stephenson 0-5 0-0 0, Hairston 0-2 0-0 0, Neal…

  • Hornets-Spurs, Box

    CHARLOTTE (86) Kidd-Gilchrist 7-13 0-0 14, Zeller 3-7 2-2 9, Jefferson 8-12 1-2 17, Roberts 3-11 0-0 8, Henderson 6-17 5-6 18, Maxiell 2-5 0-0 4, Stephenson 0-5 0-0 0, Hairston 0-2 0-0 0, Neal…

  • Irving scores 55 as Cavs win 8th in a row minus LeBron

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Kyrie Irving put on a spectacular show and LeBron James watched it from a front-row seat. Irving scored a career-high 55 points, breaking the arena record as James sat out with an…

  • Mavericks-Rockets, Box

    DALLAS (94) Parsons 8-13 0-0 21, Nowitzki 4-11 4-4 14, Chandler 4-8 0-2 8, Rondo 0-7 0-0 0, Ellis 14-23 4-4 33, Aminu 2-7 4-4 10, Powell 2-3 0-0 4, Harris 0-4 0-0 0, Barea…

  • Mavericks-Rockets, Box

    DALLAS (94) Parsons 8-13 0-0 21, Nowitzki 4-11 4-4 14, Chandler 4-8 0-2 8, Rondo 0-7 0-0 0, Ellis 14-23 4-4 33, Aminu 2-7 4-4 10, Powell 2-3 0-0 4, Harris 0-4 0-0 0, Barea…

  • Nets-Hawks, Box

    BROOKLYN (102) Johnson 10-19 3-3 26, Garnett 2-5 0-0 4, Plumlee 7-12 0-2 14, Jack 5-13 2-2 14, Anderson 5-10 3-3 15, Bogdanovic 2-5 0-0 6, Lopez 6-11 6-6 18, Jefferson 2-4 1-2 5, Karasev…