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Warriors survive Jazz rally to reach 19-0

Utah gave Golden State its closest game yet, but Stephen Curry came up big down the stretch to extend the Warriors' historic run to open the season.

How the Jazz almost stopped the Warriors (2:10)
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Bulls' Joakim Noah getting his 'swag' back

Jimmy Butler believes a frustrating season might be turning around for Joakim Noah, who had another encouraging performance Monday against the Spurs.

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NBA Power Rankings: Warriors take win streak on the road

A seven-game road trip could spell doom for Golden State's streak, Paul George & Co. are hitting their stride in Indy and Kobe's farewell tour officially begins. Marc Stein is taking stock of all 30 teams in the NBA.

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Spurs as quiet as a mouse (1:37)


Final: Clippers 102, Trail Blazers 87

Chris Paul left with a strained rib muscle but Blake Griffin dropped 23 points, 8 rebounds and 6 assists while DeAndre Jordan had 24 rebounds and 34 free throw attempts for the L.A.'s third-straight win. Box score


Kevin Pelton @kpelton

DeAndre Jordan shot 10-of-27 on intentional foul shots tonight, but the Clippers outscored the Blazers 15-7 on those possessions.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Floyd Mayweather offered some advice to Jimmer Fredette from his courtside seat at the Westchester Knicks game on Monday. "He just kept telling me to shoot it," Fredette said. "And I was like, 'Alright, I'll shoot it.'" Fredette had a game-high 37 points in Westchester's win.

Curry hits Gobert with freeze ray

Stephen Curry iced Jazz C Rudy Gobert with the little hesitation to get the wide-open layup.


Kings hand Mavs 4th loss in 5 games

DeMarcus Cousins scores 31 points to go along with 9 rebounds and 6 assists in Sacramentos 112-98 win over Dallas.


Green: 'We've been through it all'

Draymond Green joined Scott Van Pelt to break down Golden State's win over Utah and why they haven't suffered a championship hangover: "We've been through the ringer."


How the Jazz almost stopped the Warriors

Tim Legler breaks down what the Jazz did to slow down the Warriors on Monday night.


SVP: Goodbye, Kobe

In Scott Van Pelt's One Big Thing, he says good bye to Kobe Bryant, who will retire after his 20th season in the NBA.


Kevin Arnovitz ESPN Staff Writer 

A rough night for All-Star point guards at Staples Center in Los Angeles. Damian Lillard exited the game soon into the third quarter with abdominal pain. A few minutes later, Chris Paul left with a rib muscle strain.

How not to rebound feat. James Harden

The Rockets star had no interest in collecting this rebound, sliding away as the ball came off the rim.


Kevin Arnovitz ESPN Staff Writer 

Portland point guard Damian Lillard checked out of the game with abdominal pain less than two minutes into third quarter at Staples Center. He will not return.

Tim MacMahon @espn_macmahon

Mavs are about to score less than 100 points in their fourth straight game. This offense has some major issues.

Curry comes up clutch in the fourth

The Warriors led by 6 points to start the fourth quarter. When Stephen Curry checked back in at the 6-minute mark, Golden State trailed by 3. This is how they came back.


Pistons power past Rockets

Reggie Jackson scores 31 points and Andre Drummond adds 24 points and grabs 13 rebounds in the Pistons' 116-105 win over the Rockets.


Kevin Arnovitz @kevinarnovitz

Damian Lillard, who didn't start the second half for POR, appears to have returned to the locker room. More details TK.

Clippers reasserting lead over Blazers

DeAndre Jordan is up to 20 rebounds with just under 6 minutes left in the third quarter. His previous season high was 18. The Clippers have taken a 7-point lead. Follow live


Calvin Watkins @calvinwatkins

Interesting comments from Pat Beverley after the loss: "different rotations, getting used to each other." He's not using it as an excuse.

Celtics get 10th win despite 30 from Wade

Dwyane Wade scores 30 points for Miami, but six players score in double figures for Boston in the C's 105-95 win.


Bucks run through Nuggets

Denver commits 22 turnovers while Milwaukees Jabari Parker scores a season-high 16 points in the Bucks 92-74 win.