Posts Tagged Professional basketball

Harden leads depleted Rockets over Knicks 91-86

New York Knicks' Shane Larkin, left, is fouled by Houston Rockets' Isaiah Canaan, right, during the third quarter of an NBA basketball game Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden had 36 points to lead the depleted Houston Rockets to a 91-86 victory over the slumping New York Knicks on Monday night.

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Taylor apologizes, won’t appeal NBA suspension

In this undated file image released by the Ingham County Sheriffs Department, Charlotte Hornets' Jeffery Taylor is photographed in East Lansing, Mich. The NBA has suspended Taylor for 24 games without pay after he pleaded guilty to misdemeanor domestic violence assault and malicious destruction of hotel property in October. (AP Photo/Ingham County Sheriffs Department, File)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — An apologetic Jeffery Taylor said he will not appeal the NBA’s 24-game suspension following his guilty plea on domestic violence charges.

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LeBron on Cavaliers’ issues: “I stink”

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Cavaliers are struggling, and then some. LeBron James believes he’s a major reason for their early failures.

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Nuggets beat Lakers 101-94 in OT

Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant, center, gets double teamed by Denver Nuggets forward Wilson Chandler (21) and center JaVale McGee, right, as he drives to the basket in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Gus Ruelas)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Denver Nuggets are not only winning now, they’re even doing it with defense.

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Grizzlies rout Clippers 107-91, improve to 12-2

Memphis Grizzlies center Marc Gasol (33) battles Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan (6) for a rebound in the first half of an NBA basketball game Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill)

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Marc Gasol’s dominance is making one of the NBA’s best frontcourts even better.

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