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  • Johnson hits 3-pointer at buzzer, Nets beat Nuggets 105-104

    NEW YORK (AP) — Joe Johnson has been known as a clutch player during his tenure with the Brooklyn Nets and he came through again Monday night. Johnson’s 3-pointer at the buzzer lifted the Nets…

  • Dillard has 33 to lead Blazers past Grizzlies 112-106 in OT

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Damian Lillard scored 33 points, C.J. McCollum had six of his 21 points in overtime as the Portland Trail Blazers defeated the Memphis Grizzlies 112-106 on Monday night. McCollum scored the…

  • Redick leads Clippers to 98-92 OT victory over 76ers

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Los Angeles Clippers struggled until it mattered most. J.J. Redick had 23 points, including the tying 3-pointer late in regulation, and Jamal Crawford also scored 23 points to lead the short-handed…

  • Raptors beat Pistons 103-89, have won 14 of 15

    AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) — When Andre Drummond’s shot from about 80 feet dropped straight through the net to end the third quarter, Toronto’s lead was down to five points, and it looked like this…

  • James, Irving lead Cavaliers past Kings 120-100

    CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James came close to his 40th career triple-double several times this season. The four-time MVP got there in three quarters Monday night. James scored 21 points to go along with 10…

  • Vucevic leads Magic comeback for 117-110 OT win over Hawks

    ATLANTA (AP) — Nikola Vucevic scored 25 of his 28 points after halftime, and Orlando rallied from 20 points down to beat Atlanta 117-110 in overtime on Monday night, helping the Magic beat the Hawks…

  • George’s big finish leads Pacers past Lakers 89-87

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Kobe Bryant gave Indiana Pacers fans one last thrill Monday night. Paul George made sure there was no Hollywood finish for one of the game’s biggest stars. After Bryant made three straight…

  • Walker scores 30 as Hornets beat Bulls, 108-91

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Charlotte Hornets are finally close to being 100 percent healthy again, and are working their way back into the Eastern Conference playoff picture. Kemba Walker scored 30 points as the…

  • Pelicans snap 4-game skid with easy win over Wolves

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Anthony Davis and Jrue Holiday scored 27 points apiece, and the New Orleans Pelicans snapped a four-game losing streak with a 116-102 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday night. Davis grabbed…

  • Redick leads Clippers to 98-92 OT victory over 76ers

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — J.J. Redick had 23 points, including the tying 3-pointer late in regulation, and Jamal Crawford also scored 23 points to lead the short-handed Los Angeles Clippers to a 98-92 overtime victory over…

  • Knicks fire coach Derek Fisher; Rambis gets interim job

    GREENBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — Derek Fisher had just finished a long playing career when Phil Jackson picked him to coach the New York Knicks. Just 1 1/2 seasons later, Jackson decided he needed someone else.…

  • Warriors center Festus Ezeli undergoes left knee surgery

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Golden State Warriors center Festus Ezeli has undergone arthroscopic surgery on his left knee to remove debris and is scheduled to be re-evaluated in six weeks. The defending NBA champions said…

  • Love returns to Cavaliers’ lineup after missing 1 game

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love will return to the lineup after missing a game because of a bruised left thigh. Cleveland hosts Sacramento on Monday night. Love sat out for the first…

  • Pregame.com Line

    NBA Tuesday FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG San Antonio 6½ (193½) at MIAMI at NEW YORK 1½ (207) Washington Boston 4 (208) at MILWAUKEE at DALLAS 1 (183½) Utah at GOLDEN STATE OFF (OFF) Houston COLLEGE…

  • Pregame.com Line

    NBA Monday FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG at CHARLOTTE 6 (204) Chicago at CLEVELAND 11½ (217) Sacramento LA Clippers 9 (205½) at PHILADELPHIA at INDIANA 12 (206½) LA Lakers Denver 2 (205) at BROOKLYN Toronto 2…