Forward Draymond Green, originally listed as questionable after spraining his left ankle against Charlotte on Monday, has been upgraded to probable.
Kings without new players against Jazz
The Sacramento Kings are playing without their new acquisitions — Rudy Gay, Quincy Acy and Aaron Gray — against the Utah Jazz on Wednesday night.
Kyrie Irving’s big night brings numbers Cavaliers haven’t seen in more than 25 years
Kyrie Irving held a basketball Tuesday night, not a wand, and shorts and a tank top are far more comfortable than a tuxedo with tails. Nevertheless, Jarrett Jack walked away from Irving's dazzling performance believing it was perhaps his finest of the season.
Hummel figures big in Timberwolves rally, victory
MINNEAPOLIS _ It had all the signs of a much-needed victory for the 76ers.
Detroit Pistons lose third straight as four-game road winning streak ends in OT vs. New Orleans
The Pistons lost for the fifth straight time in New Orleans.
Pistons botch chance to win in regulation, lose in OT
The Pistons clawed themselves back into the game against the New Orleans Pelicans, only to squander a chance to win it in regulation before falling in overtime, 111-106, Wednesday at New Orleans Arena. It was the team’s third straight loss.
Sixers let big lead slip away against T’Wolves
MINNEAPOLIS – It had all the signs of a much-needed victory for the 76ers.
They were shooting 77.2 percent in the first quarter. They had a commanding 19-point lead late in the second.
Sixers Notes: Noel starting over as a shooter with 76ers
MINNEAPOLIS – Nerlens Noel is being rebuilt in more ways than one.
The 76ers are rebuilding the shot of the rehabilitating rookie center, who was known just as a shot blocker at Kentucky.
Timberwolves 106, Sixers 99
The Sixers fell to the Timberwolves 106-99 Wednesday, December 11, 2013.
Pelicans Hold Off Pistons, 111-106 in OT
Ryan Anderson shook off an unusually poor shooting night from long range, hitting two clutch 3-pointers in overtime that carried the New Orleans Pelicans to a 111-106 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday night.
Knicks Blow Big Lead but Edge Bulls 83-78
Carmelo Anthony had 30 points and 10 rebounds, and the New York Knicks pulled out an 83-78 victory over the Chicago Bulls on Wednesday night after blowing a 23-point lead.
Westbrook Propels Thunder Past Grizzlies 116-100
Russell Westbrook scored 27 points and Kevin Durant added 18 to lead the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 116-100 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday night.
Duncan, Parker Lead Spurs’ 109-77 Rout of Bucks
Tim Duncan had 21 points and 16 rebounds while playing just 24 minutes and Tony Parker added 15 points in the San Antonio Spurs’ 109-77 rout of the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday night.
Wolves Rally From 19 Down to Beat 76ers 106-99
Kevin Love had 26 points, 15 rebounds and five assists and the Minnesota Timberwolves rallied from a 19-point deficit to beat the slumping Philadelphia 76ers 106-99 on Wednesday night.
On Sturdier Ankles, Williams Bolsters Netsâ€™ Offense
Returning on Tuesday, Deron Williams created space for his teammates to exploit, providing a hint of the heights the underachieving Nets may yet reach this season.
Knicks nearly blow big lead, but hold off Bulls
The Knicks squandered a 23-point third-quarter cushion and allowed the undermanned Bulls to tie the score midway through the fourth, before New York eked out a sigh-breathing 83-78 win Wednesday night at the Garden.
Doc Rivers wins in emotional return to Garden
Dad was on the other bench for the first time in nine years, and the basketball, if not anything that was said, got a little emotional.The Doc Rivers tribute had barely faded from the Jumbotron when Jeff Green, his knees almost rim-high, dunked with disdain on his face. Brandon Bass nearly had a double-double by halftime, and in the face of Blake Griffin.As Jared Sullinger has noted, it can be hard playing for your dad.
Doc Rivers victorious in return to Garden
Chris Paul scored a team-high 22 point with eight assists and seven rebounds, and Jamal Crawford poured in 21 points off the bench as the Los Angeles Clippers and Doc Rivers earned a 96-88 victory over the Celtics tonight at the Garden.Jeff Green scored a game-high 29 points and Brandon Bass had his second double-double of the season with 17 poitns and 12 rebounds. But the Celtics bench only had four points on the night, while the Clippers’ Crawford canned back-to-back 3-pointers late in the fourth quarter to help his team run away with it.
Clippers vs. Celtics
Chris Paul goes for 22 points and hands out nine assists in the Clippers 96-88 win over the Celtics.
Clippers beat Celtics 96-88 in Doc Rivers’ return
BOSTON (AP) — Jamal Crawford hit a pair of 3-pointers 23 seconds apart to help the Clippers pull away in the last 3 minutes and former Celtics coach Doc Rivers won his first game back in Boston when Los Angeles beat the Celtics 96-88 Wednesday night.