• Indiana Pacers center Ian Mahinmi (28) tries to maintain control of the rebound as Milwaukee Bucks guard Michael Carter-Williams (5) tries to knock the ball loose during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Doug McSchooler)

    Miles scores 21, leads Pacers to 123-86 win over Bucks

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — C.J. Miles made sure Indiana put things away early in the second half.

  • Orlando Magic guard Elfrid Payton (4) goes up to shoot  against Sacramento Kings forward DeMarcus Cousins (15) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Orlando, Fla., Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

    Cousins’ big night leads Kings past Magic, 97-91

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — At times during his career, frustration has gotten the best of Sacramento’s DeMarcus Cousins.

  • NASCAR’s Gordon tries to win championship in career finale

    HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Jeff Gordon is trying to achieve what few sports greats have done before — win a championship in his final season. A surefire future Hall of Famer, Gordon can clinch his fifth career NASCAR Sprint Cup championship on Sunday at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

  • Los Angeles Lakers forward Kobe Bryant, right, passes the ball as Toronto Raptors forward Bismack Biyombo, center, and forward James Johnson defend during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Friday, Nov. 20, 2015, in Los Angeles.  (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

    Lowry scores 25, Raptors hang on to beat Lakers 102-91

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A broken bone in starting center Jonas Valanciunas’ left hand put a damper on an otherwise satisfying Friday night for the Toronto Raptors.

  • Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry, right, drives to the basket against Chicago Bulls guard Kirk Hinrich, left, during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Nov. 20, 2015, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

    Curry leads Warriors to 14-0 start as they hold off Bulls

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Until a couple of games ago, Stephen Curry really hadn’t thought much about making more NBA history.

  • Los Angeles Clippers guard Chris Paul brings the ball up court against the Portland Trail Blazers during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Friday, Nov. 20, 2015. (AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer)

    Blazers snap 7-game skid with 102-91 win over Clippers

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Damian Lillard had 27 points, including three key 3-pointers down the stretch, and the Portland Trail Blazers snapped a seven-game losing streak with a 102-91 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Friday night.

  • Phoenix Suns guard Brandon Knight, left, drives for a shot past Denver Nuggets guard Emmanuel Mudiay in the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Nov. 20, 2015, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

    Knight scores 38 as Suns rally to beat Nuggets 114-107

    DENVER (AP) — Brandon Knight scored a career-high 38 points, Eric Bledsoe had 22 and the Phoenix Suns rallied from a 17-point deficit to beat the Denver Nuggets 114-107 on Friday night.

  • Dallas Mavericks center Zaza Pachulia (27) and Utah Jazz forward Derrick Favors (15) chase a loose ball during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Nov. 20, 2015, in Dallas. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

    Williams, Nowitzki lead Mavericks past Jazz, 102-93

    DALLAS (AP) — Deron Williams scored a season-high 23 points, Dirk Nowitzki had 19 and the Dallas Mavericks beat the Utah Jazz 102-93 on Friday night for their sixth straight victory.

  • Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) drives around New York Knicks guard Jose Calderon, right, in the second quarter of an NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City, Friday, Nov. 20, 2015. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

    Anthony scores 25 as Knicks hold off Thunder, 93-90

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — New York Knicks coach Derek Fisher didn’t care that his players nearly squandered a 16-point lead in the fourth quarter. He was more focused on the fact they held on.

  • Minnesota Timberwolves’ Karl-Anthony Towns, right, completes a dunk against Detroit Pistons’ Andre Drummond in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game, Friday, Nov. 20, 2015, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

    Drummond, Pistons grind out win over T-Wolves

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Andre Drummond had 21 points and 11 rebounds to lift the Detroit Pistons to a 96-86 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday night.