Posts Tagged Professional basketball

Hayward helps Jazz beat Timberwolves 104-84

Utah Jazz’s Dante Exum, left, of Australia, drives as Minnesota Timberwolves’ Justin Hamilton defends in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game, Monday, March 30, 2015, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — It didn’t take very long for Rudy Gobert to exact his revenge after getting dunked on by the NBA’s top rookie.

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Lakers beat 76ers 113-111 in OT on Clarkson’s basket

Los Angeles Lakers' Jordan Clarkson (6) shoots the game-winning basket over Philadelphia 76ers' Ish Smith (5) during the final seconds of overtime in an NBA basketball game, Monday, March 30, 2015, in Philadelphia. Los Angeles won 113-111. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Byron Scott still has a lot to learn about Jordan Clarkson.

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Grizzlies beat Kings 97-83 to end three-game skid

Sacramento Kings guard Ray McCallum (3) collides with Memphis Grizzlies center Marc Gasol (33) while shooting in the first half of an NBA basketball game Monday, March 30, 2015, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill)

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Mike Conley scored 18 points, Jeff Green added 16 and the Memphis Grizzlies snapped their three-game losing streak with a 97-83 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Monday night.

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DeRozan scores 42, Raptors beat Rockets 99-96

Toronto Raptors' DeMar DeRozan and Houston Rockets' Joey Dorsey battle for the ball during first half of an NBA basketball game in Toronto, Monday, March 30, 2015. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Frank Gunn)

TORONTO (AP) — DeMar DeRozan scored a career-high 42 points and tied his career high with 11 rebounds as the Toronto Raptors beat Houston 99-96 on Monday night, their eighth straight home victory over the Rockets.

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Bradley scores 30, Celtics defeat Hornets 116-104

Boston Celtics' Avery Bradley, right, shoots over Charlotte Hornets' Kemba Walker, left, during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C., Monday, March 30, 2015. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Avery Bradley had 30 points and eight rebounds, and the Boston Celtics beat the Charlotte Hornets 116-104 on Monday night for an important Eastern Conference victory.

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