Noah Carries Bulls Past Lakers, NBA Roundup
Published on February 10 2014 6:19 am
Last Updated on February 10 2014 6:19 am
Written by Millie Lange
Bulls Level Lakers
(Los Angeles, CA) -- Joakim Noah tallied 20 points and 13 rebounds to carry the Bulls by the Lakers 92-86 at the STAPLES Center. Taj Gibson added 18 points and six boards for Chicago, which has won two-of-three. D.J. Augustin added 15 points and six assists off the bench in the win. Chris Kaman tallied 27 points and 10 rebounds for Los Angeles, which had won two in-a-row. Kendall Marshall added 13 points and 11 assists in defeat. L.A. only received 24 points for the starting five.
Thunder Top Knicks
(Oklahoma City, OK) -- Kevin Durant posted 41 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists as the Thunder topped the Knicks 112-100 in Oklahoma City. Reggie Jackson added 19 points and six assists for OKC, which has won three-of-four. Serge Ibaka chipped in with 16 points and nine boards in the win. Raymond Felton and Amar'e Stoudemire both had 16 points in defeat. Carmelo Anthony scored 15 points with seven rebounds and five assists for New York, which has lost four of its last five.
Mavericks Crush Celtics
(Boston, MA) -- Dirk Nowitzki had 20 points and five rebounds to carry the Mavericks to a 102-91 win over the Celtics in Boston. Jose Calderon added 18 points, five boards and five assists for Dallas, which has won five straight. Shawn Marion chipped in with 11 points and 10 caroms in the win. Rajon Rondo totaled 15 points, 12 assists and eight rebounds for Boston, which had won three in-a-row. Jared Sullinger tallied 11 points and 12 rebounds while Jeff Green scored a team-high 18 points.
Magic Nip Pacers
(Orlando, FL) -- Victor Oladipo posted 23 points off the bench as the Magic nipped the Pacers 93-92 in Orlando. Nikola Vucevic added 19 points and 13 rebounds for Orlando, which has won three straight. Tobias Harris chipped in with 13 points in the win. Paul George totaled 27 points and seven rebounds for Indiana, which saw its four-game win streak end. Lance Stephenson recorded 16 points and nine rebounds in the loss.
Wizards Dump Kings
(Washington, DC) -- Nene turned in 18 points, five rebounds and five assists as the Wizards whipped the Kings 93-84 in D.C. Marcin Gortat added 17 points and eight rebounds for Washington, which snapped a two-game slide. Bradley Beal and John Wall combined for 28 points in the win. Isaiah Thomas scored 30 points and dished out eight assists for Sacramento, which has lost two straight. DeMarcus Cousins contributed 14 points and 12 rebounds in the loss.
Nets Knock Off Pelicans
(Brooklyn, NY) -- Mason Plumlee totaled 22 points and 13 rebounds as the Nets knocked off the Pelicans 93-81 in Brooklyn. Mirza Teletovic added 13 points and 11 rebounds for Brooklyn, which has won three-of-four. Alan Anderson also had 13 points off the bench in the win. Anthony Davis tallied 24 points and nine rebounds for New Orleans, which had won two straight. Brian Roberts scored 12 points in defeat.
Cavaliers Beat Grizzlies In OT
(Cleveland, OH) -- Kyrie Irving scored 28 points with six assists and five rebounds as the Cavaliers dropped the Grizzlies 91-83 in overtime from The Q. Dion Waiters added 18 points, seven rebounds and six assists for Cleveland, which has won two straight. C.J. Miles chipped in with 14 points off the bench in the win. Nick Calathes scored a team-high 17 points with six assists for Memphis, which has lost three of its last four. Zach Randolph registered 14 points and eight rebounds for the Grizz.
Clippers Blast Sixers
(Los Angeles, CA) -- Chris Paul made his return to the Clippers in a 123-78 win over the 76ers in Los Angeles. He had been out since January 3rd due to a shoulder injury. Paul registered seven points and eight assists in 23 minutes in the Clippers' largest win in franchise history. Blake Griffin tallied 26 points and 11 rebounds for Los Angeles, which has won two straight. Jamal Crawford added 21 points while DeAndre Jordan posted 10 points and 20 boards in the win. Tony Wroten scored a team-best 21 points for Philadelphia, which has lost six straight. Thaddeus Young chipped in with 15 points and 11 rebounds in defeat.
Sunday, February 9 Scoreboard
Oklahoma City Thunder 112, New York Knicks 100
Chicago Bulls 92, Los Angeles Lakers 86
Dallas Mavericks 102, Boston Celtics 91
Orlando Magic 93, Indiana Pacers 92
Washington Wizards 93, Sacramento Kings 84
Brooklyn Nets 93, New Orleans Pelicans 81
Cleveland Cavaliers 91, Memphis Grizzlies 83 (OT)
Los Angeles Clippers 123, Philadelphia 76ers 78
Monday, February 10 Schedule (All Times Central)
6:00 p.m. - Denver Nuggets at Indiana Pacers
6:00 p.m. - New Orleans Pelicans at Toronto Raptors
6:30 p.m. - San Antonio Spurs at Detroit Pistons
7:00 p.m. - Boston Celtics at Milwaukee Bucks
7:00 p.m. - Houston Rockets at Minnesota Timberwolves
9:30 p.m. - Philadelphia 76ers at Golden State Warriors