Basketball

Murray scores 31 as Nuggets beat Pelicans 146-114

Jamal Murray had 31 points and the Denver Nuggets had their highest offensive output of the season in a 146-11 win over the New Orleans Pelicans on Friday night

Celtics have gone from reeling to rolling

Wolves Fastbreak: 3-point shooting key vs. Dallas

Kevin Lynch says 3-point shooting was key in the second half, as the Minnesota Timberwolves recovered after falling behind in the first to beat the Dallas Mavericks 111-87.

LeBron's 39 lead Cavs to 118-113 OT win against…

LeBron's 39 points lead Cavaliers to 118-113 overtime win against Clippers.

Harden, Rockets score 90 in 1st half and rout…

James Harden had 23 of his 48 points in the second quarter while the Houston Rockets scored 90 points in the first half en route to a 142-116 win over the Phoenix Suns

Phoenix Suns trade Eric Bledsoe to Milwaukee Bucks

The Suns and Bucks are “finalizing” a trade that would send Eric Bledsoe to Milwaukee, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski and Zach Lowe report. Phoenix will receive Greg Monroe, a first-round pick and a second-round pick in return.

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Devin Booker's 33 points power Suns past Lakers, 122-113

Devin Booker hit six 3-pointers while scoring 33 points, and the Phoenix Suns beat the Los Angeles Lakers for the first time in three tries this season, 122-113

Kings bounce back from 46-point loss to beat Blazers 86-82

Willie Cauley-Stein scored 13 of his 22 points in the fourth quarter and the Sacramento Kings bounced back from an embarrassing loss earlier in the week to beat the Portland Trail Blazers 86-82.

Warriors young and old savor special moment

HIGHLIGHTS: Suns beat Lakers behind Booker's 33

Devin Booker scores 33 in Suns' 122-113 win over the Lakers.

After friend's death, Brown fuels Celtics win…

Jaylen Brown played a night after his childhood best friend died, overcoming his grief to help the Boston Celtics beat the Golden State Warriors 92-88 for their 14th straight victory

Embiid's career-high 46 lead 76ers past Lakers…

Joel Embiid scored a career-high 46 points _ the most by a Philadelphia player in 11 years _ and grabbed 15 rebounds to lead the 76ers past the Los Angeles Lakers 115-109

LeBron Is Vaguely Expressing Displeasure Online…

Can you believe we’re only three weeks into the NBA season and LeBron James is already posting cartoon images of anthropomorphic aardvarks in an apparent reference to his team’s poor play?

Spurs overcome 23-point deficit to beat Thunder, 104-101

LaMarcus Aldridge had 26 points and the San Antonio Spurs overcame a 23-point deficit to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 104-101

Holiday scores 27, Bulls hold off Walker, Hornets 123-120

Justin Holiday had 27 points and the Chicago Bulls beat the skidding Charlotte Hornets 123-120, overcoming a 47-point outburst by Kemba Walker to snap their five-game losing streak

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Alex Len: We owed them one

Alex Len had 17 points and 18 rebounds as Suns avenged two earlier losses to the Lakers with a 122-133 win in Los Angeles.

Hawks get their most lopsided win ever, 126-80…

Dedmon leads Hawks to franchise-best 46-point margin of victory, 126-80 over Kings

The Pistons are 10-3, and might be the surprise…

The Detroit Pistons are heading on the road for a few days, so maybe someone will see them play

Butler, balanced Wolves pull away from Mavs for 111-87 win

Jimmy Butler led a balanced set of Minnesota starters with 21 points and the Timberwolves ended a five-game losing streak in Dallas with a 111-87 victory over the Mavericks

Dinwiddie scores 25, leads Nets over Jazz, 118-107

Spencer Dinwiddie scored a career-high 25 points, Allen Crabbe had 18 points, and the Brooklyn Nets beat the Utah Jazz 118-107 on Friday.

James Johnson was happy with game plan and hunger…

Miami Heat's James Johnson said the hunger to win and the game plan were executed the best tonight.

Aldridge has 32 points, Popovich gets milestone…

LaMarcus Aldridge scored a season-high 32 points in his hometown and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Dallas Mavericks 97-91

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Masked man: Irving returns as Celtics win 13th…

Kyrie Irving returned to the lineup and scored 25 points while wearing a mask, and the Boston Celtics beat the Brooklyn Nets 109-102 for their 13th straight victory

Stephenson rallies Pacers from 22 down past Pistons 107-100

Reserve guard Lance Stephenson scored all 13 of his points in the fourth quarter, including a key 3-pointer with two minutes left, and the Indiana Pacers rallied from 22 down to defeat the Detroit Pistons 107-100

Whiteside, Heat lead by 25, hold on to beat Wizards 91-88

The Miami Heat allowed a 25-point lead to dwindle all the way down to one before holding on for a 91-88 victory behind Hassan Whiteside's 22 points and 16 rebounds