SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Isaiah Thomas heard a sound he had never heard before in Sacramento during one of his hot-shooting spurts in the fourth quarter: silence, then a few light boos.ANTONIO GONZALEZ (AP Basketball Writer)
DENVER (AP) -- Kenneth Faried's little heart-to-heart talk with coach Brian Shaw is paying off for the Denver Nuggets.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- Damian Lillard had 28 points and nine assists, and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Philadelphia 76ers 114-93 on Friday night for their seventh win in the last eight games.NICK DASCHEL (Associated Press)
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Josh Smith immediately paid dividends for the Houston Rockets, while the Memphis Grizzlies remained spiraling on their longest losing streak of the season.CLAY BAILEY (Associated Press)
DALLAS (AP) -- Rajon Rondo is learning to play with his new Dallas teammates, and Dirk Nowitzki is trying to play through a stomach ailment that won't go away.SCHUYLER DIXON (AP Sports Editor)