Lakers snap 5-game skid with 93-85 win over Pistons

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jordan Hill led seven Lakers in double figures with 16 points, and Los Angeles beat the Detroit Pistons 93-85 on Tuesday night to snap a five-game losing streak. The injury-riddled Lakers (17-46) beat the Pistons for the 11th time in the last 12 meetings behind 46 points in the paint and[…]

Hawks score season high in 130-105 victory over Sacramento

ATLANTA (AP) — Kyle Korver and DeMarre Carroll each scored 20 points as the Atlanta Hawks bounced back from a rare loss by becoming the first NBA team to 50 wins, scoring a season high in routing the Sacramento Kings 130-105 Monday night. Resting three starters, the East-leading Hawks (50-13) were beaten by the lowly[…]

Timberwolves snap Blazers’ win streak with 121-113 victory

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Kevin Martin scored 29 points and Ricky Rubio hit a big 3-pointer with a minute left to help the Minnesota Timberwolves snap a four-game skid with a 121-113 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Saturday night. Rubio had 13 points, 15 assists and eight rebounds, and his late 3 gave the[…]

Oladipo scores 32 points, Magic hold off Kings 119-114

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Victor Oladipo had 32 points, 10 assists and five steals and the Orlando Magic held on to beat the Sacramento Kings 119-114 on Friday night. Channing Frye added 22 points and 10 rebounds, and Elfrid Payton had 10 points and 12 assists to help the Magic snap a four-game losing streak.[…]