October 25, 2007 |
The Miami Heat finally may have gotten the third scoring option it wanted. In doing so, the Heat ended Antoine Walker's time in Miami, trading the forward to the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday in a five-player deal. Walker, 32, center Michael Doleac, 30, oft-injured forward Wayne Simien, 24, and a conditional first-round draft pick before 2011 were sent to Minnesota for swingman Ricky Davis, 28, and center Mark Blount, 31. Walker averaged career-lows of 8.5 points and 4.
December 4, 2006 |
Erlana Larkins had 17 points and 12 rebounds to lead No. 2 North Carolina to a 70-57 victory over No. 4 Tennessee on Sunday night at Chapel, Hill, N.C. The Tar Heels (8-0) never trailed in overcoming a strong game by Candace Parker, who finished with 27 points for the Lady Vols (6-1). It was a rematch of last season's NCAA regional final that North Carolina won, 75-63.
December 13, 2009
at Dallas 98, Charlotte 97 (OT): Dirk Nowitzki made a 10-foot jumper with 1.8 seconds left in overtime, and the Mavericks continued their dominance over Charlotte. Nowitzki scored 36 points, including 18 in the fourth quarter and overtime, to help the Mavericks improve to 11-0 all-time against the Bobcats. at Denver 105, Phoenix 99: Carmelo Anthony scored 32 points, and Chauncey Billups shook off an awful first half to lead the Nuggets back from a 17-point deficit against the Suns.
January 11, 2009 |
Mehmet Okur scored 20 of his 22 points in the first half against his former team and the Utah Jazz beat the Detroit Pistons for the eighth consecutive time, 99-82, on Saturday night. Andrei Kirilenko had 11 points and seven rebounds, and Matt Harpring also scored 11 points to help the Jazz sweep the Pistons for the fourth straight season. Rodney Stuckey led the Pistons with 19 points. Allen Iverson had 11 points and five assists for Detroit, which last beat Utah in March 2005.
March 6, 2012 |
Auburn Hills, Mich. -- Kobe Bryant experienced a rough shooting night as he switched between two new protective masks. The Lakers were ragged too, losing to the Detroit Pistons in overtime, 88-85, Tuesday at The Palace. Bryant made only eight of 26 shots and had 22 points as the Lakers' modest three-game winning streak ended. He had been playing well since sustaining a broken nose but stalled out Tuesday. He ditched the clear plastic mask he wore the previous three games for a black mask with smaller dimensions.
May 8, 2008 |
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Rashard Lewis was due for a breakout game. It couldn't have come at a better time for the Orlando Magic. Lewis, Orlando's big off-season acquisition, scored a career playoff-high 33 points and the Magic defeated the Detroit Pistons, 111-86, on Wednesday night to gain a little momentum in the Eastern Conference semifinals. Detroit leads the series, 2-1, although it suffered a tough injury.
December 17, 2005 |
Jamaal Williams scored a career-high 26 points and Brandon Roy added 25 as No. 11 Washington cruised to a 91-74 victory over Eastern Washington on Friday night at Seattle. The Huskies extended the nation's longest home-court winning streak to 30 games. Until Eastern Washington trimmed the lead in the final two minutes, the game was on par with Washington's national-best 26.5-point scoring margin.
December 7, 2009
at New York 106, New Jersey 97: Larry Hughes scored 16 of his 25 points in the third quarter, and the Knicks sent the Nets back to their losing ways. Al Harrington had 26 points and 14 rebounds for New York, which won for the third time in four games. Chris Douglas-Roberts scored 26 points for New Jersey, which had defeated Charlotte on Friday night for its first victory after an NBA-record 18 consecutive losses to begin the season. Miami 115, at Sacramento 102: Dwyane Wade had 34 points and 10 assists for the Heat, which never trailed.
December 11, 2009
at Atlanta 118, Chicago 83: Jamal Crawford scored a season-high 29 points for the Hawks, who opened the second half with a 20-4 run. The Bulls have lost four games in a row and nine of 10. They trailed by as many as 30 points in the third quarter. Detroit 90, at Philadelphia 86: Rodney Stuckey scored 27 points and made the winning basket with 8.7 seconds left, sending the 76ers to their 11th consecutive loss. Allen Iverson scored 11 points for the 76ers and tied the score, 86-86, with 1:06 left.