Russell Westbrook Headlines

  • LeBron James scores season-high 44 to lead Lakers over Trail Blazers

    LeBron James had a season-high 44 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists, passing Wilt Chamberlain for fifth place on the NBA's career scoring list and leading the Lakers to a 126-117 victory over Portland in Los Angeles on Wednesday night. James scored 28 points in the second half and vaulted past Chamberlain on a three-point play with 3:55 to go, finishing the night with 31,425 career points. James also fell just short of the 75th triple-double of his career during his most impressive...

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  • Kyrie Irving’s 39 points rally Celtics over Suns in overtime

    Kyrie Irving scored 18 of his season-high 39 points in the fourth quarter and overtime, and Boston rallied from a 22-point deficit for a 116-109 win over the Suns in Phoenix on Thursday night. Irving scored the Celtics' first six points in the extra period, and Marcus Morris finished with 17 against his former team - including the tying three-pointer with 1.1 seconds left in regulation off a pass from Irving. Morris hit from the top of the arc, sending the game to OT at 100-100. Jaylen...

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  • Thunder top Rockets without Westbrook for 7th straight win

    The Oklahoma City Thunder have figured out how to win without Russell Westbrook — they lock down on defense. Paul George scored 20 points, and the Thunder beat the Houston Rockets 98-80 on Thursday night for their seventh straight victory. Westbrook missed his second game in a row with...

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  • Russell Westbrook out vs. Rockets with sprained left ankle

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Russell Westbrook will miss the Oklahoma City Thunder's game Thursday night against the Houston Rockets because of a sprained left ankle. Thunder coach Billy Donovan made the announcement during his pregame media session. Westbrook was hurt Monday night against New Orleans. After coming down hard on ...

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  • Grizzlies deal Nuggets second loss

    In a season when NBA teams are scoring more and playing faster on offense, the Memphis Grizzlies are taking the opposite approach: relying on their defense. That proved successful Wednesday night against the Denver Nuggets. Marc Gasol scored 20 points, including the go-ahead free throws with 4.6 seconds remaining, and host Memphis won 89-87 to end the Nuggets' five-game winning streak. The Nuggets (9-2) had a chance after Gasol's foul shots, but Nikola Jokic's three-point attempt bounced off...

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  • CJ McCollum scores 40 as Trail Blazers beat Bucks

    CJ McCollum scored 40 points and the host Portland Trail Blazers beat Milwaukee 118-103 on Tuesday night, handing the Bucks their second loss in 10 games. McCollum went 17-for-26 from the field and added six assists. Evan Turner had 16 points and 11 rebounds off the bench for the Blazers (8-3). Giannis Antetokounmpo led Milwaukee with 23 points and nine rebounds. Brook Lopez shot 6-for-10 from three-point range and scored 22 points. Mavericks 119, Wizards 100: Rookie Luka Doncic scored 23 points...

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