Kobe Drops 44, But Lakers Lose Again: NBA Scores on Nov.16

LOS ANGELES (Sporting Alert) — The Los Angeles Lakers were handed another defeat on the season, while the Miami Heat also dropped a game on Sunday in NBA action on Nov. 16. Stephen Curry collected 30 points and 15 assists for Golden State to top Kobe Bryant’s game-high 44 points for Los Angeles, as the Warriors brushed aside the Lakers 136-115 at STAPLES Center.

Spurs Start Title Defense With Win; NBA Opening Night Recap

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.