George Hill scored 21 points and the Sacramento Kings beat the Dallas Mavericks 93-88 on Friday night for their first victory of the season. Buddy Hield and Zach Randolph each had 13 points, and rookie point guard De'Aaron Fox added nine points and 10 assists as the Kings bounced back from an opening
Jamal Crawford scored all 17 of his points in the fourth quarter and hit a 3-pointer with 27.5 seconds to go that helped the Minnesota Timberwolves hold off the Utah Jazz 100-97 in their home opener on Friday night. Andrew Wiggins had 21 points and Karl-Anthony Towns added 20 points and 10 boards for
Frustrated with their defensive effort for much of Friday night, the Washington Wizards made the key stops late. Otto Porter had a crucial strip of Avery Bradley, John Wall blocked Reggie Jackson's potential tying runner, and the Wizards emerged with a 115-111 victory over the Detroit Pistons.
If the first two games are any indication of the type of team the Portland Trail Blazers will be in 2017-18, they've put the rest of the NBA on notice. Starting its season on the road, Portland has blown out its first two opponents by a combined 68 points, including Friday night's easy win over
Jeremy Lin was in the hospital Friday, rather than joining his teammates for their home opener. The Brooklyn Nets are going to miss him, but they showed they still have plenty of firepower without him. D'Angelo Russell, Trevor Booker and DeMarre Carroll all scored 17 points, and the Nets beat the
Oct 21 (Gracenote) - Results from the NBA games on Friday (home team in CAPS) Sacramento 93 DALLAS 88 MINNESOTA 100 Utah 97 BROOKLYN 126 Orlando 121 CHARLOTTE 109 Atlanta 91 Portland 114 INDIANA 96 Boston 102 PHILADELPHIA 92 WASHINGTON 115 Detroit 111 Cleveland 116 MILWAUKEE 97