National Basketball Association games Sunday, scores, highlights, updates: Knicks vs. Lakers leads short slate

Popcorn Machine Playmaking and Rebounding

But after missing Thursday's shootaround in Portland because he was too ill to attend, Stephenson shot 0 for 6 and was held scoreless that night, then shot 1 for 12 Friday night, missing his first eight shots. They were able to establish their style of play. their tempo, pushing the ball. They outscored the Pacers 29-14 in the second quarter, taking an 8-point lead into halftime. "One of those nights". The Knicks fell behind by nine points before drawing closer by the intermission.

Corey Brewer grabs a rebound in front of Enes Kanter.

. "I had to step up". "You have to fight through it".

Ball, who missed his fourth straight game on Sunday with a sore left knee, likely will miss Tuesday's game against the Boston Celtics.

IN (24-22) heads to the Alamo City after losing to the Los Angeles Lakers 99-86 on Friday.

It doesn't take a rocket scientist to know that the Los Angeles Lakers are one of the worst shooting free throw teams in the National Basketball Association.

They shot 38.1 percent on the night, including 2 for 25 from 3-point range. Hopefully, the Lakers will gain a foothold on free throw shooting when they play the Knicks.

Nate McMillan felt like his team was outworked on Thursday. Going down the stretch we didn't execute. As poorly as they had been playing, the Pacers only trailed 85-82 with four minutes to play. "The paint was wide open most of the game, and they attacked us".

TORONTO - Kyle Lowry scored nine of his 24 points in the fourth quarter, DeMar DeRozan added 21 and the Toronto Raptors beat San Antonio 86-83 to snap a four-game losing streak against the Spurs.

Victor Oladipo led IN with 25 points, but most of his teammates struggled offensively. Domantas Sabonis finished with 15 points and 14 rebounds.

"I was just hooping today", Clarkson said. "It was just one of those nights. We got to continue to be stronger, continue to be aggressive". "It happens sometimes. It has happened to us the last two nights".

In a back-and-forth game that featured 16 lead changes, the Knicks caught fire in the third frame to create enough separation for the eventual 117-115 win over Utah.

The Spurs lost to the Pacers 97-94 in the first of two meetings this season on October 29 in Indianapolis despite 26 points by Aldridge and 17 from Gasol. The Spurs and Pacers first met on October 13, 1973, in Indianapolis, when both teams played in the ABA.

On paper this looked like a game the Pacers should win.



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