LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Although Russell Westbrook grew up watching Kobe Bryant sink innumerable enormous shots for the Lakers, the Los Angeles native didn't worry when No. 24 had the ball with the game on the line against his Oklahoma City Thunder.GREG BEACHAM (AP Sports Writer)
DENVER (AP) -- After the Denver Nuggets blew a big lead, Danilo Gallinari and Wilson Chandler were there to help bail them out.DENNIS GEORGATOS (Associated Press)
SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- The Portland Trail Blazers know firsthand how cold and methodical the veteran San Antonio Spurs can be when they have a team in trouble.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Chicago rookie Nikola Mirotic left the locker room before the media could hear about his perfect shooting night from outside the arc.CLAY BAILEY (Associated Press)
MIAMI (AP) -- One of the biggest reasons why Paul Pierce decided to join the Washington Wizards was because he thought they could be a contender if they learned how to finish games.TIM REYNOLDS (AP Basketball Writer)