Posts Tagged Professional basketball

Chandler rules old team as Mavs top Knicks 109-102

Dallas Mavericks center Tyson Chandler (6) goes up to tap in the ball for a basket over New York Knicks' Amare Stoudemire (1) in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

DALLAS (AP) — Dirk Nowitzki joked that a tranquilizer gun for Tyson Chandler was a consideration before the Mavericks faced their motivational leader’s former team.

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Harden leads Rockets past Kings 102-89

Houston Rockets' James Harden, right, passes Sacramento Kings' Ramon Sessions on his way to the basket in the second half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, in Houston. The Rockets won 102-89. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden and the Houston Rockets got a lift from two unlikely sources on Wednesday night.

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Green scores 24, Suns beat Nuggets 120-112

Phoenix Suns' Gerald Green (14) yells and pumps his fist as he celebrates his dunk over Denver Nuggets' Darrell Arthur, middle, as Suns' Miles Plumlee (22) looks on during the second half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, in Phoenix.  The Suns defeated the Nuggets 120-112. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

PHOENIX (AP) — Gerald Green scored 24 points and Eric Bledsoe had 20, leading the Phoenix Suns to a 120-112 win over the Denver Nuggets on Wednesday night.

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Anderson helps Nets beat winless 76ers 99-91

Brooklyn Nets' Brook Lopez, bottom, shoots with Philadelphia 76ers' Henry Sims, top, defending during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Alan Anderson scored 10 of his 12 points in the fourth quarter, and the Brooklyn Nets beat Philadelphia 99-91 on Wednesday night to extend the 76ers’ season-opening skid to 15 games — matching a franchise record.

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Spurs’ Popovich undergoes medical procedure

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Spurs coach Gregg Popovich will miss Wednesday night’s game against the Indiana Pacers after undergoing what the team is calling a minor medical procedure.

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