Dorell Wright scored 20 points and made a season-high six 3-pointers, including a tying shot late in regulation, and the short-handed Golden State Warriors spoiled Dwyane Wade's return with a 111-106 overtime victory over the Miami Heat on Tuesday night. Read More
Steve Nash had 17 assists and 10 points in 27 minutes as the Phoenix Suns routed the weary Milwaukee Bucks 109-93 on Sunday night.
The Suns beat the Bucks in Phoenix for the 24th straight time, the NBA's second-longest active streak behind San Antonio's 27 wins in a row at home over Golden State. Read More
Vince Carter and Ian Mahinmi had 13 points each to lead the Dallas Mavericks to a 96-81 victory over New Orleans on Saturday to hand the depleted Hornets their sixth consecutive loss.
Carter and Mahinmi led a balanced scoring attack for the Mavericks (4-5), who won their fourth straight at home and had six players scoring in double figures. Read More
Steve Nash made all seven shots, two of them 3-pointers, and handed out nine assists, then sat out the fourth quarter to watch his Phoenix Suns complete a 102-77 rout of the Portland Trail Blazers on Friday night.
Jared Dudley scored 18 and Nash 17 for the Suns. Marcin Gortat added 12. Read More
Kevin Durant scored 26 points, top reserve James Harden added 23 and the Oklahoma City Thunder eased into their only stretch of three games on consecutive nights by beating the Houston Rockets 109-94 on Friday.
The Rockets fell to 0-5 on the road this season but get a rematch Saturday night on their home floor, where they've won their only two games this season. Read More
Dennis Tinnon posted his seventh double-double of the season as Marshall used two big runs to defeat Texas-El Paso 76-60 Wednesday night in the Conference USA opener for both teams.
Tinnon scored 15 points, 13 in the second half, and grabbed 10 rebounds to help the Thundering Herd snap a two-game skid.
Trailing 22-13 with 9:24 to go until halftime, Marshall (10-4) went on an 18-4 run to take a five-point lead at the 3:52 mark. Read More
Terrance Henry scored 13 points, including four points in the final two minutes, to lead Mississippi over Southern Methodist 50-48 on Tuesday night.
Ole Miss (10-4) struggled all night to put away the Mustangs, trailing 48-46 with less than two minutes remaining. But Henry scored on a driving layup to tie the game and then hit two free throws with 28.3 seconds remaining to give the Rebels the lead. Read More
Ryan Kelly had 18 points and 12 rebounds to help No. 7 Duke beat Pennsylvania 85-55 on Sunday.
Seth Curry added 15 points for the Blue Devils (12-1), who scored 20 of the game's first 24 points to run out to a big early lead. Duke led by 18 points at halftime and by as many as 34 points after the break, sending the Blue Devils to their fifth straight victory overall and 43rd straight at Cameron Indoor Stadium. Read More
Chad White had 18 points, six rebounds and seven assists off the bench, and South Dakota State rode its long-range shooting to its seventh win in eight games, 94-58 Wednesday over IPFW. Read More
Jim Mower scored 19 points and Lafayette used a strong 3-point shooting performance to defeat Monmouth (N.J.) 69-54 in a nonconference game Wednesday night.
Mower was 5 of 9 from 3-point range for the Leopards (5-7), including two in a span of 1:13 in the first half after the Hawks (2-11) had scored nine straight points to cut Lafayette's lead to 24-20. Read More