Lakers falter at end, lose to Grizzlies

| |Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014

The last-place team in the Western Conference almost beat the first-place team Wednesday, almost the type of thing Mitch Kupchak alluded to three hours earlier.

National Hockey League Game Capsules

| |Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014

Wesley Matthews had 28 points and the red- hot Portland Trail Blazers used a strong second half to beat the struggling Charlotte Hornets, 105-97, on Wednesday. Damian Lillard added 22 points and seven assists for the Blazers, who have won nine in a row. Robin Lopez tallied 15 points, 10 rebounds and three blocks. Brian Roberts ended with a career- high 24 points off the bench for the Hornets, who have lost seven straight. Al Jefferson donated 21 points and 14 boards. Kemba Walker and Gerald Henderson each had 15 points for Charlotte, which lost forward Marvin Williams to a left shoulder strain.

Recap: LA Lakers vs. Memphis

| |Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014

Marc Gasol had 19 points and 11 rebounds as the Memphis Grizzlies defeated the Los Angeles Lakers 99-93 on Wednesday night.

Streaking Grizzlies hold off Lakers 99-93

| |Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014

Mike Conley thinks the Memphis Grizzlies are atop the NBA standings because they've been consistent and determined each night, no matter whether they're playing title contenders or the Los Angeles Lakers.

Green scores 24, Suns beat Nuggets 120-112

| |Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014

Suns coach Jeff Hornacek wondered if his team would be a little tired after a six-game road trip that ended with a long flight home from Toronto on Monday night.

Harden leads Rockets past Kings 102-89

|Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014

James Harden and the Houston Rockets got a lift from two unlikely sources on Wednesday night.

Recap: Phoenix vs. Denver

| |Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014

Gerald Green scored 24 points off the bench and the Phoenix Suns defeated the Denver Nuggets, 120-112, on Wednesday.

Spurs beat Pacers 106-100 without Popovich

|Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014

With Gregg Popovich resting after a medical procedure, Manu Ginobili had a throwback game while playing under former coach Ettore Messina for the first time in 13 years.

Recap: San Antonio vs. Indiana

| |Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014

Manu Ginobili scored 28 points off the bench and without coach Gregg Popovich on the bench, the San Antonio Spurs beat the Indiana Pacers 106-100 on Wednesday.

Harden-led Rockets snap Kings' win streak with 102-89 victory

| |Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014

The Kings could not overcome their own mistakes in seeing their three-game winning streak end with a 102-89 loss to the Houston Rockets Wednesday night at Toyota Center.