Apparently the Dallas Mavericks prefer living on the edge, when the pressure is packed and the temperature is at its hottest.
The way things are going, Minnesota Timberwolves coach Rick Adelman and his players won't have to wait 20 games until the season's conclusion to know whether they are anything more than a team that loses one for every game that it wins.
Stephen Curry communicated to Mark Jackson at a point when the Golden State Warriors coach considered taking him out that his quad was doing just fine.
David Lee scored 26 points with nine rebounds to help the Golden State Warriors to a 113-107 win over the Phoenix Suns on Sunday.
When Steve Blake checked in at the scorer's table with 5:25 remaining in the third quarter, Stephen Curry shook his head and shouted across the court, asking Golden State Warriors coach Mark Jackson not to take him out.
It was the perfect play for LeBron James to win a game at the buzzer - one-on-one, driving to the basket against a smaller defender, Joakim Noah nowhere near the play.
Great teams are made up of players who will hold one another accountable.
It's a little unclear what happened in the last week to the Los Angeles Lakers.
James Harden scored 20 of his 41 points in the fourth quarter and overtime to lead the Houston Rockets to a 118-113 win over the Portland Trail Blazers on Sunday.
Coach Kevin McHale said it first and then player after player echoed his sentiment: Early in the season Houston wouldn't have won the type of game they did Sunday night.
Devin Harris and Monta Ellis each scored 20 points and the Dallas Mavericks handed the Indiana Pacers a season-high fourth straight loss in a 105-94 decision on Sunday.
Devin Harris rolled through the lane, hit a layup and pumped his fist when the whistle blew for a foul.
DeMar DeRozan scored 25 points and Kyle Lowry had a triple double, leading the Toronto Raptors to a 111-104 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Sunday.
The Toronto Raptors have had every excuse to give in this season. They've had injuries to key players, turned the roster over significantly with an early season trade and had low expectations after a regime change portended a possible tear down and rebuild.
St. Louis snapped a three-game losing streak and won the Atlantic 10 Conference title outright with a dramatic 64-62 win over UMass on Sunday.Jordair Jett, who has been practicing through a knee contusion suffered against Dayton on Wednesday, drove to the basket and scored with 3.4 seconds left to give SLU its first lead since the first half. UMass had a long 3-pointer at the buzzer that missed.
With a quick step to his left, Anthony Davis bolted from the man he was supposed to guard and launched himself toward the backboard in time to swat away Ty Lawson's driving layup.
Anthony Davis had 32 points, 17 rebounds and six blocks and New Orleans beat Denver 111-107 in overtime on Sunday.
The Boston Celtics overcame Detroit's dominance inside by passing the ball precisely and protecting it better than they had all season.
Marcus Thornton has been around the Brooklyn Nets for only two weeks, so he's still trying to learn his new team's playbook.
Jeff Green made five of Boston's 10 3- pointers and finished with 27 points as the Boston Celtics eased past the Detroit Pistons 118-111 on Sunday.
Marcus Thornton scored 27 points off the bench and the Brooklyn Nets pulled away for a 104-89 win over the Sacramento Kings on Sunday.
Jamal Crawford sat toward the end of the Los Angeles Clippers' bench during a game Saturday night against the Atlanta Hawks, his left leg wrapped in ice, the pain in his strained calf too much for him to play in the second half.
Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry says he will play limited minutes for the foreseeable future because of a strained right quad.
With a cheeky grin, Joakim Noah chuckled devilishly.
A smiling, emotional Yannick Noah logged almost as much screen time as his son, Joakim, during Sunday afternoon's national telecast.