No stopping Blake Griffin
Blake Griffin grabs one of his 12 rebounds, goes coast to coast with a few smooth moves and powers through the lane for a one-handed slam for two of his 40 points. The Clippers fell to 2-4 when Griffin goes for 40 points and 10 boards.
Lob City rocks the rim vs. Jazz
Blake Griffin slams home a sick alley-oop from Chris Paul in the first quarter of the Clips' 102-91 loss to the Jazz. Paul and Griffin scored 64 points on 28-of-38 shooting, while the rest of the team had 27 points on 10-of-37 shooting.
CP3 drops Gobert on nasty crossover
Clippers G Chris Paul crosses up Jazz C Rudy Gobert to send him crashing to the hardwood.
Mascot gives Lopez a taste of own medicine
Knicks C Robin Lopez is at it again with the mascots, only this time the joke is on him.
Davis, Pelicans rally past Suns
Anthony Davis records 26 points and 17 boards in the Pelicans' 120-114 victory over the Suns. New Orleans has won three straight games.
The Cavs can dance if they want to
But LeBron & Co. didn't want to, making for an awkward moment right before tip in Toronto.
Dwight receives the Mutombo treatment
A 6-foot-4 Tony Allen swatted a 6-foot-11 Dwight Howard at the rim. That calls for a finger wag.
Rajon Rondo's unconventional assist
Kings G Rajon Rondo bounces the ball off the backboard into C Kosta Koufos' bread basket for the easy layup. We're sure he meant to do that.
Mo Williams drains half-court shot
The Cavs guard hits nothing but the bottom of the net on a 46-footer to end the third quarter against the Raptors in Toronto.
Amin Elhassan ESPN Staff Writer
Pelicans head coach Alvin Gentry was effusive with praise for his second unit, stating they turned the game around with excellent defense & pushing tempo
Kidd has zero chill, earns ejection
Bucks coach Jason Kidd smacks the ball out of an official's hand in a 129-118 loss to the Kings in Milwaukee after Giannis Antetokounmpo fails to draw a foul late in the fourth quarter.
Spurs slip by Mavs for third straight win
Kawhi Leonard scores 26 points and Tony Parker adds 16 points and eight assists in the Spurs' 88-83 victory over the Mavericks.
Durant speeds past Lopez for jam
Thunder F Kevin Durant glided by Nets C Brook Lopez for a thunderous one-handed dunk.
Final: Pelicans 120, Suns 114
Anthony Davis finished with 26 points and 17 rebounds and hit a go-ahead bucket with 20 seconds left to give the Pelicans the lead for good in a six-point win over the Suns in Phoenix. It's Davis' career-high third straight game of 20-plus points and 15-plus rebounds. Box score
Calvin Watkins ESPN Staff Writer
Jason Terry and Patrick Beverley were pretty direct when talking about the 5-10 Rockets."This is not the same group," Terry said after the 102-93 loss to Memphis. "We got to quit saying that. Whoever told you that is kidding themselves." Added Beverley: "you're not watching the game."
Royce Young ESPN Staff Writer
Kevin Durant on the rookie Rondae Hollis-Jefferson guarding him: "I seen fresh meat and I was ready to eat. And I was hungry. He's a really, really active defender though. I really like him. Long, athletic. But I see something in his eyes that I could exploit. "
Harden drops 40 in loss to Grizzlies
James Harden recorded his fourth 40-point game, tied with Steph Curry for the most in the NBA, but the Grizzlies sent the Rockets to a third straight loss in a 102-93 win in Houston.
Kidd tossed in Bucks' loss to Kings
Rudy Gay scores 36 for the Kings, while Bucks coach Jason Kidd is ejected for slapping the ball out of the referree's hand in the Sacramento's 129-118 win over Milwaukee.
Drummond's double-double lifts Pistons
Andre Drummond records 18 points and 20 rebounds in the Pistons' 104-81 rout of the Heat.
Porzingis uses 2 hands to block Oladipo
Victor Oladipo went up for a huge dunk, and Kristaps Porzingis came up with an even bigger block.