NBA on Sunday, 10-30-2016

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The Washington Wizards hope to bounce back from an opening night loss at Atlanta. They face a Memphis team coming off a game on Saturday night against the New York Knicks on the road. Last season, these two teams split with Memphis winning at home, 112-95, while Washington won at home, 100-91.... Read More

NBA on Monday, 10-31-2016

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East meets West when the Kings travel cross country to take on the Atlanta Hawks. Sacramento has jumped out to a 2-1 start, including a 106-103 home victory over the Timberwolves on Saturday night. Atlanta remains undefeated after two games, with a 15-point win in their home opener vs. Washington and a 104-72 victory in Philadelphia last time out. With both franchises having been in the Association since the '40s, they are no strangers to one another on the hardwood. The Hawks lead the overall seris 157-153. ... Read More

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It’s an inter-conference matchup north of the border on Halloween night. The Denver Nuggets are on the road as they battle the Toronto Raptors Monday night. Denver fell 115-113 at home in overtime to Portland Saturday night. Toronto lost 94-91 at home to the Cavaliers Friday night. The Nuggets hold a 25-15 advantage in the all-time series. Denver won 13 of the last 18 meetings, including a sweep of the two game set last year. That included a 106-105 win at the Air Canada Centre on December 3, 2015. ... Read More

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It’s a matchup of Eastern Conference foes in the City of Lights. The Chicago Bulls leave the Windy City to battle the Brooklyn Nets Monday night. Chicago picked up a 118-101 win at home over the Pacers in a Central Division matchup Saturday night to remain unbeaten. Brooklyn was nipped 110-108 on the road by the Bucks on a tip-in at the buzzer Saturday night. Chicago holds an 89-70 lead in the all-time regular season series. The Bulls won nine of the last 12 meetings, including two of three last season. Chicago claimed a 115-100 win in the last meeting in the Barclays Center back on October 28, 2015. ... Read More

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The Phoenix Suns head to L.A. to play the Clippers on Halloween night in the second night of a brutal back to back. They play the Warriors on Sunday and then have to travel down to LA and play the next night, likely playing two of the best five teams in the nation. The Clippers also are on the second of back to back games, but at least both of theirs are at home. They play the Utah Jazz on Sunday night in a battle of teams with high aspirations this year.... Read More

NBA on Tuesday, 11-01-2016

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A team from the Lone Star State is on the road to face the defending champs in an early season clash. The Houston Rockets are on the road on the shores of Lake Erie to face the Cleveland Cavaliers in an inter-conference matchup Tuesday night. Houston nipped the Mavericks 93-92 at home Sunday to sweep a home and home series. Cleveland picked up a 105-99 home win over Orlando Saturday to remain unbeaten. Houston owns an 82-43 advantage in the all-time regular season series. ... Read More

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It’s a battle of winless teams on the hardwood in the City of Brotherly Love as the calendar flips to November. The Orlando Magic is on the road again as they battle the Philadelphia 76ers Tuesday night. Orlando is coming off a 105-99 road loss to the Cavaliers Saturday night. Philadelphia was steamrolled 104-72 at home by Atlanta in a Saturday afternoon matinee. Orlando holds a commanding 72-32 edge in the all-time regular season series. ... Read More

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An inter-conference matchup takes place between a pair of teams looking to even their record in the season’s early going. The Los Angeles Lakers are on the road as they battle the Indiana Pacers Tuesday night. Los Angeles was knocked off 113-96 on the road by the Thunder Sunday night. Indiana is coming off a 118-101 loss to the Bulls on the road Saturday. The Lakers own a 57-27 edge in the all-time regular season series between the teams but the Pacers took seven of the last nine meetings. The Pacers swept last season’s two game set, including an 89-87 win the last time the teams met here on February 8, 2016.... Read More

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It’s a matchup between a pair of Eastern Conference foes in the Motor City. The New York Knicks are on the road as they take on the Detroit Pistons Tuesday night. New York evened their record with a 111-104 win at home over the Grizzlies Saturday night. Detroit won their second straight by beating the Bucks 98-83 at home Sunday night. The Knicks hold a 204-166 edge in the all-time regular season series between the franchises. New York won 11 of the last 17 meetings, including two of three last season. ... Read More

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The Sacramento Kings are just beginning a 5-game road trip out east. This will be the second game of their tour and the second half of a back-to-back. The Kings are 2-1 this season, and they have their sights set on breaking their 11-year playoff drought. Meanwhile, the Miami Heat have started their season 1-2. It's been tough sledding without D-Wade in South Beach, but the Heat are hoping they can stay competitive in an improving Eastern Conference. Which one of these clubs will find a way to get a win in Miami on Tuesday night?... Read More

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The Grizzlies head to Minnesota to play their third game in four nights and they have a game on Wednesday as well. They may well be tired by time Wednesday's game comes around, but they head into this game with the T-Wolves with a day off, so there will be no excuses from new head coach David Fizdale. The T-Wolves also have a new coach in Tom Thibodeau, and many people expect him to turn around Minnesota sooner rather than later. He's a well respected coach who had a great run in Chicago.... Read More

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Both the Milwaukee Bucks and New Orleans Pelicans missed the playoffs last year but both expected to be in the postseason field this season. Alas, injuries have really hit both teams hard already as the Bucks make their only visit of the season to the Big Easy on Tuesday night... Read More

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A season after matching the best home winning record in NBA History, the undefeated Spurs return home to take on the the Jazz. Last time out San Antonio picked up a 98-79 home win over the Pelicans. The Jazz, who picked up a 96-89 win over the Lakers in Los Angeles in their last outing, are off to a 1-2 start and already two full games behind the first-place Thunder in the Northwest division standings. The Spurs lead the all-time series 113-88. ... Read More

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Kevin Durant and the Golden State Warriors will square off with Damian Lillard and the Portland Trail Blazers in a conference tilt Tuesday night from Portland, OR.... Read More

NBA on Wednesday, 11-02-2016

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A matchup of Eastern Conference foes comes to the hardwood in the Tar Heel State. The train wreck known as the Philadelphia 76ers is on the road as they battle the Charlotte Hornets Wednesday night. Philadelphia was in action Tuesday night as they hosted Orlando in a matchup of winless clubs. Charlotte fell 104-98 to Boston in their home opener on Saturday night. The Hornets hold a 57-40 advantage in the all-time regular season series. Charlotte won five straight and eight of the last nine in the series, including a four game sweep last season. The Hornets prevailed, 100-91, in the last meeting here on April 1, 2016.... Read More

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It’s an international affair on the hardwood in the nation’s capital. The Toronto Raptors are on the road as they face the Washington Wizards Wednesday night. Toronto edged Denver 105-102 at home Monday night. Washington was knocked off 112-103 in overtime on the road Sunday by Memphis. Toronto leads the all-time regular season series between the teams 44-34. The Raptors won seven straight and 11 of the last 12 in the series. That includes a four game sweep last season. Toronto beat Washington 97-88 in the last meeting here on January 8, 2016.... Read More

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The Brooklyn Nets are hosting the Detroit Pistons in this early season Eastern Conference showdown. The Pistons have had a pretty nice start to their season. Detroit is 2-1 after three contests, and they recently beat a divisional opponent by 15 points. The Brooklyn Nets haven't had as much success, but they have been competitive early on. Will the Nets pick up their second win of the season in front of their home fans on Wednesday night?... Read More

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It’s an inter-conference matchup down south as a west coast team hits the Southeast. The Los Angeles Lakers conclude a four game road trip as they face the unbeaten Atlanta Hawks Wednesday night. Los Angeles was in action Tuesday night in Indiana as they faced the Pacers. Atlanta remained perfect on the year with a 106-95 home triumph over Sacramento Monday. The Lakers hold a 185-139 advantage in the all-time regular season series but the Hawks won the last three. Atlanta swept the two game set last year and took a 100-87 win in the last meeting here December 4, 2015.... Read More

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It’s an inter-conference clash in the Big Apple. The Houston Rockets continue a road swing against Eastern Conference foes as they battle the New York Knicks Wednesday night. Houston was on the road in Cleveland Tuesday to face the Cavaliers. New York was in the Motor City as they took on the Pistons Tuesday night. The Knicks hold a narrow 70-67 edge in the all-time regular season series between the teams though the Rockets have won 12 of the last 13 meetings. The teams split last season’s two games with the Rockets taking a 116-111 overtime win here on November 29, 2015.... Read More

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Not a heck of a lot was expected of the new-look Chicago Bulls this offseason with three new starters, led by future Hall of Famer Dwyane Wade. But the Bulls have been one of the most impressive teams of the early season as they head to Boston for the first time this year Wednesday. It's shown on ESPN.... Read More