Latest NBA Southwest Division News

Doncic's triple-double helps Dallas down Portland 132-112

Jan. 27, 2022 01:45 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Luka Doncic had 15 points, 10 rebounds and 15 assists for his sixth triple-double this season, and the Dallas Mavericks led wire-to-wire in a 132-112 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday night. It was Doncic's franchise-leading 42nd career...

Morant, Grizzlies spoil Murray's record, top Spurs 118-110

Jan. 27, 2022 00:07 AM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Ja Morant matched a season high with 41 points and the Memphis Grizzlies overcame Dejounte Murray’s 14th career triple-double — which tied a Spurs franchise record — by beating San Antonio 118-110 on Wednesday night. “We’ve got probably the most clutch...

Curry and Warriors rout Mavericks 130-92

Jan. 26, 2022 01:49 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Klay Thompson is playing a few more minutes now, making pretty passes and knocking down shots from all spots on the floor. Sure, everyone told him to expect rust for a while — and he's not having it. “I really pride myself on my efficiency, so it felt good...

Murray, Poeltl power Spurs to easy 134-104 win over Rockets

Jan. 25, 2022 23:06 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Dejounte Murray and Jakob Poeltl combined for 37 points in three quarters to help the San Antonio Spurs coast to a 134-104 victory over the Houston Rockets Tuesday night. Murray had 19 points and 10 assists and Poeltl had 18 points with nine rebounds by the end of...

Embiid leads 76ers past short-handed Pelicans, 117-107

Jan. 25, 2022 22:56 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid is dominating opponents nightly — and he doesn’t plan on stopping anytime soon. Embiid scored 12 of his 42 points in the fourth quarter as the Philadelphia 76ers pulled away from the short-handed New Orleans Pelicans for a 117-107 win on Tuesday...

Graham, Valanciunas push Pelicans past Pacers, 117-113

Jan. 25, 2022 00:17 AM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Devonte' Graham scored 25 points, Josh Hart had 22 points and 10 rebounds, and the New Orleans Pelicans defeated the Indiana Pacers 117-113 on Monday night. Graham, who was questionable before the game because of a sore left ankle, started and went 5 of 9 from...

Doncic, Porzingis lead Mavericks past Grizzlies 104-91

Jan. 23, 2022 23:07 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Luka Doncic had 37 points, 11 rebounds and nine assists and Kristaps Porzingis had 15 points, eight rebounds and a season-best six blocks as the Dallas Mavericks shut down the Memphis Grizzlies to win 104-91 on Sunday night. The Mavericks never trailed and led by as...

Embiid's double-double helps 76ers hold off Spurs, 115-109

Jan. 23, 2022 22:44 PM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Joel Embiid had 38 points and 12 rebounds and the Philadelphia 76ers held off a late rally to beat the San Antonio Spurs 115-109 on Sunday night. It was Embiid’s 14th straight game with at least 25 points. “What he’s doing is special,”...

Curry hits winning jumper, Warriors beat Rockets 105-103

Jan. 22, 2022 02:17 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Confetti fell and Stephen Curry flexed. He danced and celebrated a January victory against the lowly Rockets as if it were a playoff game in May. Oh how the Golden State Warriors needed this one. Curry needed this one. His dependable, smooth shot...

Morant scores 38, Grizzlies knock off Jokic, Nuggets 122-118

Jan. 22, 2022 00:36 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — Ja Morant scored 38 points and the Memphis Grizzlies overcame Nikola Jokic's fourth straight triple-double to beat the Denver Nuggets 122-118 on Friday night. Morant scored on floaters, runners, fadeaways, 3-pointers, an emphatic alley-oop and driving layups while...