Notre Dame cracked the top 10 of The Associated Press college football poll for the first time this season, coming in at No. 9, and Michigan fell out of the rankings for the first time in two years.
The Heat lost their opener but bounced back to win Saturday night against the Indiana Pacers. Atlanta, meanwhile, won its opener but has now lost two in a row, including Sunday afternoon at the Brooklyn Nets. This can't be an easy stretch for the rebuilding Hawks, who are starting the season on
The New Orleans Pelicans were watching another double-digit lead evaporate, with the Los Angeles Lakers using a furious 27-4 run to take a five-point lead. This time, the Pelicans were ready for the challenge. ''We have to stop letting off the gas when we have big leads,'' said New
Oct 23 (Gracenote) - Standings from the NBA on Sunday EASTERN CONFERENCEATLANTIC DIVISION W L PCT GB 1. Toronto 2 0 1.000 - 2. Brooklyn 2 1 .667 0 1/2 3. Boston 1 2 .333 1 1/2 4. NY Knicks 0 2 0 2 5. Philadelphia 0 3 0 2 1/2 CENTRAL DIVISION W L PCT GB 1. Cleveland 2 1 .667 - 2. Detroit 2 1 .667 - 3.
It was an expected answer to a question that was sure to yield this precise response, with Houston Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni offering measured praise over the promising start enjoyed by his unbeaten team with the first week of the schedule set to bleed into the second. After the Rockets (3-0) survived
The Denver Nuggets gave their offense to a pair of young point guards this season, and so far the return has been incomplete. With the release of veteran Jameer Nelson last week, Denver's offense is in the hands of 20-year-old Jamal Murray and 21-year-old Emmanuel Mudiay. Murray is averaging two