We can all agree that the name on this season's Maurice Podoloff Trophy will either belong to Kevin Durant or LeBron James.
The Minnesota Timberwolves had a three-game winning streak snapped last time out, but they'll try and get back in the win column Friday night when they welcome the Detroit Pistons to the Target Center.
The Los Angeles Lakers won't have long to get past the humiliation of Thursday's loss to the Clippers as they travel to the Pepsi Center to take on the Denver Nuggets Friday night.
The Golden State Warriors return to Oracle Arena after a successful 4-2 road trip Friday night when they host the road-weary Atlanta Hawks.
The New Orleans Pelicans halted a long losing streak last time out and will try for consecutive victories Friday night when they welcome the Milwaukee Bucks to the Smoothie King Center.
The Portland Trail Blazers embark on a long road trip through the south of America, starting Friday night when they visit the Dallas Mavericks.
The Indiana Pacers will try to avoid their first three- game losing streak of the season Friday night, but it won't be easy as they visit the Toyota Center to face the Houston Rockets.
Carmelo Anthony and the New York Knicks aim for back-to- back wins for the first time in more than a month when they host the Utah Jazz Friday night at Madison Square Garden.
Kyrie Irving and the Cleveland Cavaliers will try to pick themselves up from a recent loss when they visit the Charlotte Bobcats Friday at Time Warner Cable Arena.
The Atlantic Division-leading Toronto Raptors are well rested and will get back to work Friday versus Rudy Gay and the Sacramento Kings in the finale of a three-game homestand at Air Canada Centre.
Joakim Noah is taking his game to a whole new level.
Besides Bon Jovi, who says you can't go home?
The Orlando Magic have signed center Dewayne Dedmon and swingman Adonis Thomas each to a second 10-day contract.
The last matchup between these two teams, longtime cohabitants of this city but only recent rivals, proved to serve as only a tune-up for Thursday.
The Clippers are the best in the league in preventing 3-point shots, holding opponents this season to just 32.8 percent shooting from beyond the arc, and they proved it again against the Lakers on Thursday.
The different parts should matter. On a lesser team, they almost certainly would. But over the course of the Clippers' season-long six-game winning streak, all the pieces have come together.
LOS ANGELES-They can't make enough pingpong balls to cover this mess.
LOS ANGELES-The Los Angeles Lakers would have been so incredibly happy Thursday if NBA games lasted only six minutes.
Talking with TNT analyst Kenny Smith a week ago, he was looking for an explanation as to why the Bay Area was so down on the Golden State Warriors. He was confused why so many thought they were a title contender and he considered them to be doing well.
Chris Paul looked at DeAndre Jordan to his right and threw a no-look, right-handed scoop-toss alley-oop to Blake Griffin to his left.
The Lakers were the designated home team this time. That meant the Clippers had to put up with looking at all those championship banners and retired numbers that their co-tenant at the Staples Center has had hanging on the wall since the arena opened 15 seasons ago — and weren't able to cover them up with banners of their own players.
Gerald Green came to the NBA straight from high school with an abundance of raw talent that never translated into a big-time pro career.
The mask came off in the first half, but it didn't help. Nothing did on this night.
Tim Duncan had 23 points and 11 rebounds, and the San Antonio Spurs never trailed against the Miami Heat, weathering a sluggish third quarter for an intense and emotional 111-87 victory Thursday.
Gerald Green set career highs with 41 points and eight 3-pointers as the Phoenix Suns snapped an 11-game losing streak to the Oklahoma City Thunder with a 128-122 win on Wednesday.