LOS ANGELES Luke Walton looked up and down his bench hoping some inspiration would strike him for what group could change things for the Los Angeles Lakers. They trailed the New Orleans Pelicans by anywhere from 16 to 21 points in the third quarter. His team wasn't able to make more than minor dents
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.