HOUSTON, TX (Sporting Alert) — A late turnover by LeBron James helped San Antonio beat Cleveland, while Wesley Johnson, Nick Young and Kobe Bryant hit late free throws and the Lakers win at the Rockets Wednesday night. “We’ve got to continue to play, continue to watch film, continue to go over situations, continue to be in situations and you learn from it,” James noted after his team was dropped at home by the defending champs.
HOUSTON (Sporting Alert) — Dwight Howard poured in 32 points and 16 rebounds in guiding the Houston Rockets to a comfortable 98-81 win over an inferior San Antonio Spurs team at Toyota Center on Thursday night.
NEW YORK (Sporting Alert) — The Brooklyn Nets jumped all over the Oklahoma City Thunder early and never let up on their way to a 116-85 victory at Barclays Center on Monday night.
SAN ANTONIO (Sporting Alert) — The San Antonio Spurs began the defense of their NBA title with an exciting 101-100 victory over the Dallas Mavericks at the AT&T Center on Tuesday night. There were also wins on the night for a very impressive looking Houston Rockets team that hammered the LA Lakers on the road, well as a dominant New Orleans Pelicans, which beat the Orlando Magic easily at home.
CLEVELAND (Sporting Alert) — The Dallas Mavericks pulled away from the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 3rd-quarter and then held on for a 108-102 preseason victory at Quicken Loans Arena on Friday night.
(SportingAlert) — The NBA Summer League will continue on Saturday, with ESPN3.com streaming three games live on the day.