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Raptors Beat Pistons, Move Into Second in East

Andre Drummond's length-of-the-court heave could have thrown the streaking Toronto Raptors for a loop. They instead turned the game into a romp.

Dillard Has 33 to Lead Blazers Past Grizzlies 112-106 in OT

Damian Lillard scored 33 points, C.J. McCollum had six of his 21 points in overtime as the Portland Trail Blazers defeated the Memphis Grizzlies 112-106 on Monday night.

Vucevic Leads Magic Comeback for 117-110 OT Win Over Hawks

Nikola Vucevic scored 25 of his 28 points after halftime, and Orlando rallied from 20 points down to beat Atlanta 117-110 in overtime on Monday night, helping the Magic beat the Hawks for the second time in two nights.

Nets’ Buzzer-Beater Gives Them a Victory Over the Nuggets

Joe Johnson hit a 3-pointer as time expired after Denver had taken a 2-point lead with 0.9 of a second left.

Pelicans Snap 4-Game Skid With Easy Win Over Wolves

Anthony Davis and Jrue Holiday scored 27 points apiece, and the New Orleans Pelicans snapped a four-game losing streak with a 116-102 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday night.

Redick Leads Clippers to 98-92 OT Victory Over 76ers

J.J. Redick had 23 points, including the tying 3-pointer late in regulation, and Jamal Crawford also scored 23 points to lead the short-handed Los Angeles Clippers to a 98-92 overtime victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday ni...

Raptors Beat Pistons 103-89, Have Won 14 of 15

Kyle Lowry scored 25 points, and the Toronto Raptors went on an 11-2 run at the start of the fourth quarter to pull away for their 14th victory in 15 games, 103-89 over the Detroit Pistons on Monday night.

George's Big Finish Leads Pacers Past Lakers 89-87

Indiana's Paul George scored all seven of his second-half points in the final 71 seconds Monday night and Monta Ellis made two free throws with 20.6 seconds left to seal an 89-87 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers.

James, Irving Lead Cavaliers Past Kings 120-100

LeBron James recorded his 40th career triple-double while Kyrie Irving matched his season high with 32 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers rolled past the Sacramento Kings 120-100 on Monday night.

Walker Scores 30 as Hornets Beat Bulls, 108-91

Kemba Walker scored 30 points, and the Charlotte Hornets led from the start and beat the Chicago Bulls 108-91 on Monday night.

News Conference Is Live, but Not on MSG

After the Knicks fired Coach Derek Fisher, MSG Network, unlike ESPN and NBA TV, chose to record Phil Jackson’s news conference to play it later.

On Pro Basketball: Triangle Offense Could Limit Knicks’ Coaching Candidates

The lack of creative freedom to cultivate his own head coaching persona surely contributed to the rapid downfall and firing of Derek Fisher on Monday.

Next! Kurt Rambis Is the Knicks’ Coach for Now

Welcome to the transitory world of the Knicks, who have had 10 head coaching changes since Jeff Van Gundy quit the team in 2001.

Struggling Knicks Fire Coach Fisher in Second Season

The struggling New York Knicks have fired head coach Derek Fisher less than two years after he was brought in to help turn around the once-proud franchise, the National Basketball Association team said on Monday.

Knicks Fire Coach Derek Fisher

With the team 23-31 and falling out of playoff contention, the Knicks fired Fisher on Monday and named Kurt Rambis the interim coach.

N.B.A. Roundup: Sluggish Chris Paul Finishes Hot as Clippers Defeat Heat

Paul’s consecutive 3-pointers in the final minutes were daggers to a Miami comeback, and his game-high 22 points helped the visiting Los Angeles Clippers hang on to beat the Heat, 100-93, on Sunday.

Roundup: Arizona State Women Top U.S.C. on a 3-Point Play

Sophie Brunner’s 3-point play with 1.9 seconds left gave No. 8 Arizona State a 69-68 victory at home over short-handed Southern California on Sunday.

Nuggets 101, Knicks 96: Carmelo Anthony Plays, but It’s Not Clear the Knicks Are Ready To

Anthony, who missed Friday’s game because of a sore knee, was back in the lineup against the Nuggets, but the Knicks again fell behind early and could not catch up.

NBA Capsules

Avery Bradley scored 25 points, Isiah Thomas had 22 and the Boston Celtics held off the Sacramento Kings 128-119 on Sunday for their ninth win in 10 games.

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