SCOREBOARD
Monday, March 24
Phoenix at Detroit (7:30 p.m. EDT). The Suns have won seven straight games.

STARS
Sunday
-Allen Iverson, Nuggets, scored 36 points in a 109-100 win over the Toronto Raptors.
-Stephen Jackson, Warriors, scored 31 points and hit two 3-pointers in the final 38 seconds to lead Golden State to a 115-111 win over the Los Angeles Lakers.

DIRK TUMBLES
Dirk Nowitzki hurt his lower left leg during a nasty spill late in an 83-78 loss to the San Antonio Spurs on Sunday night. The reigning league MVP put no weight on the leg leaving the court, then was seen limping into the X-ray room. The Mavericks said he would be re-evaluated Monday.

HOLDING ON
Stephen Jackson scored six of his 31 points on two 3-pointers in the final 38.5 seconds, and the Golden State Warriors beat the Los Angeles Lakers 115-111 Sunday night after blowing a 26-point lead. Monta Ellis also had 31 points for Golden State, which remains 1 1/2 games ahead of Denver in the race for the eighth playoff spot in the Western Conference.

STRONG IN DEFEAT
Kobe Bryant had 36 points and 14 rebounds in the Lakers' 115-111 loss to the Golden State Warriors on Sunday night. ... Chris Bosh had 17 points, 12 rebounds, and nine assists for Toronto in a 109-100 loss to the Denver Nuggets.

SPEAKING
``I was ready. But they went out there with a fishing pole and yanked me back.'' - Washington's Gilbert Arenas upon learning that team doctors had not cleared him to play for Sunday night's 95-83 win over the Detroit Pistons. Arenas has missed 61 consecutive games with a knee injury.
Advertisement

Top NBA Public Bets

NBA Top Stories

Thumbnail Spurs vs. Bucks Prediction Will the Spurs cover as a road favorite when they visit the Bucks at 8:00PM ET tonight?
Thumbnail Blazers vs. Bulls Pick Can the Chicago Bulls stay tough at home when they host the Portland Trail Blazers tonight at 8PM ET?
Thumbnail Davis aims to lift visitors to victory Anthony Davis has a league-leading 599 points through 19 games. Still, even his Herculean efforts seemingly aren’t enough to pull the Pelicans out of the...
Thumbnail Whiteside takes his one-man show to Rip City After a 2-8 start out of the gate, Miami has righted itself quite nicely. But will Erik Spoelstra’s crew be able to sustain that momentum in the Pacific...
Thumbnail Rockets vs. Nuggets Prediction After stunning the Warriors last night as a double-digit underdog, will the Rockets cover again tonight when they visit the Nuggets at 10:30PM...
More inNBA Articles  

NBA Team Pages