Latest NBA Northwest Division News

Donovan Mitchell leads Jazz past Pelicans, 127-105

Nov. 28, 2021 00:57 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Donovan Mitchell had 21 points, seven rebounds and seven assists to help the Utah Jazz beat the New Orleans Pelicans 127-105 on Saturday night. Mike Conley and Jordan Clarkson had 20 points apiece for the Jazz and Joe Ingles added 15 while making...

Timberwolves spoil Embiid's 76ers return with 2OT victory

Nov. 27, 2021 23:11 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — D’Angelo Russell scored 35 points and had a decisive steal and assist in the final seconds of the second overtime in the Minnesota Timberwolves’ 121-120 victory over Joel Embiid and the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday night. Embiid had 42 points...

76ers' Joel Embiid returns after 9-game COVID-19 absence

Nov. 27, 2021 18:19 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid returned Saturday night against the Minnesota Timberwolves after missing nine games because of COVID-19 protocols. The four-time All-Star hadn’t played since Nov. 6, with the 76ers going 2-7 without him. Embiid...

Curry scores 32 points as Warriors top Trail Blazers 118-103

Nov. 27, 2021 01:45 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Stephen Curry took a few minutes after another spectacular performance to return to the court and cheer up emotional teammate Klay Thompson when his Splash Brother needed some moral support. The Golden State Warriors are counting the days until the...

Bucks beat Nuggets 120-109, extend win streak to 6 games

Nov. 27, 2021 00:55 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo had 24 points and 13 rebounds, Pat Connaughton added 20 points off the bench and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the depleted Denver Nuggets 120-109 on Friday night for their sixth straight win. Antetokounmpo hit 10 of 13 shots in just 30...

Graham's 3-pointer lifts Pelicans to 98-97 win over Jazz

Nov. 27, 2021 00:54 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Devonte’ Graham made a go-ahead 3-pointer with 1.9 seconds to lift the New Orleans Pelicans to a 98-97 victory over the Utah Jazz on Friday night. Brandon Ingram had 21 points and six rebounds for the Pelicans. Nickeil Alexander-Walker chipped...

Caldwell-Pope, Beal help Wizards beat Thunder, 101-99

Nov. 27, 2021 00:03 AM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Kentavious Caldwell-Pope scored a season-high 20 points, Bradley Beal also had 20 and the Washington Wizards beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 101-99 on Friday night. The Wizards led by as many as 10 points in the second half and fended off a late...

Oubre, Hornets blister Timberwolves from long range, 133-115

Nov. 26, 2021 22:14 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kelly Oubre Jr. matched a career high with seven 3-pointers and had 27 points off the bench, helping the surging Charlotte Hornets snap the Minnesota Timberwolves’ five-game winning streak with a 133-115 victory Friday night. Miles Bridges and...

Kings hold off Blazers 125-121 in tech-filled game

Nov. 25, 2021 01:44 AM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — De’Aaron Fox scored 21 points before being ejected in the fourth quarter, Marvin Bagley III made a clutch 3-pointer with 30 seconds remaining and the Sacramento Kings held off the Portland Trail Blazers 125-121 on Wednesday night. Buddy Hield...

Stephen Curry's Warriors get past Seth Curry's 76ers, 116-96

Nov. 25, 2021 01:37 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Stephen Curry and his entire supporting cast had to bring some smothering second-half defense to shut down younger brother Seth and the undermanned 76ers. Stephen Curry scored 25 points to Seth's 24, and the Golden State Warriors surged back after...