Paul George scores season-high 42 points; OKC snap four-game skid

OKLAHOMA CITY, Oklahoma — Paul George netted a season -high 42 points to help Oklahoma City snap a four-game losing streak with a 120-111 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Friday night. It’s his highest total since joining the Thunder via trade from the Indiana Pacers before the start of the season. George made…

Sweden 1-0 Italy: Jakob Johansson scores only goal in win

SOLNA, Sweden —  Jakob Johansson scored the only goal of the game in the 61st minute to give Sweden the upper hand from the  first leg of their World Cup play-off against Italy after winning 1-0 in at Solna’s Friends Arena on Friday. Italy came close with  Matteo Darmian who struck the post with an effort…

Seahawks CB Richard Sherman out for season after rupturing Achilles

GLENDALE, Arizona — Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman will miss the rest of the season after suffering a ruptured Achilles tendon in Thursday night’s 22-16 win over the Arizona Cardinals. “I thought I could get the ball. Once it popped, just unfortunate,” said Sherman, who was visibly emotional at times while addressing reporters. “One of…

Melo passes Allen Iverson on NBA All-Time Scoring List

DENVER, Colorado — Carmelo Anthony moved past Allen Iverson on the NBA all-time scoring list at No. 24 after scoring 28 points ((10-20 FG, 6-10 3PT, 2-2 FT) to go along with five rebounds, one steal and two blocks) against the Denver Nuggets on November 10, 2017. Congrats to @carmeloanthony of the @okcthunder for moving…

Harris scores 23 points as Pistons top Pacers 114-97

DETROIT, Michigan — The Detroit Pistons won for the sixth time in seven games, beating the Indiana Pacers 114-97 on Wednesday night at Little Caesars Arena. Tobias Harris scored 23 points and Andre Drummond added 14 points and 21 rebounds for the first-place Central Division Pistons – they stand just one game behind the Celtics…

C’s continue win streak with 107-96 victory over Lakers

BOSTON, Massachusetts — Brad Stevens and the Boston Celtics extended their win streak at 10 as the league best defeated the LA Lakers 107 -96 on Wednesday night at TD Garden. Kyrie Irving (Duke) finished with 19 points on 7-of-21 shooting to go along with six rebounds and five assists over 33 minutes. The Celtics…

Kristap Porzingis scores 28 points as Knicks beat Hornets 118-113

NEW YORK, New York — Kristap Porzingis has emerged as the driving force behind the new look New York Knicks which improved to 6-4 with a 118-113 victory on Tuesday night. He scored 28 points, including a tiebreaking 3-pointer with 1:48 remaining, for its third straight victory. Doug McDermott added a season-high 20 points off…

Lions take down Packers 30-17 at Lambeau Field

GREEN BAY, Wisconsin — The Detroit Lions defeated the Green Bay Packers 30-17 on Monday night. Matt Stafford was phenomenol finishing 26-of-33 passing for 361 yards, two touchdowns and no interceptions. Golden Tate ( 7 receptions, 113 yards ) and Marvin Jones (7 receptions, 107) Jr. both topped the 100-yard mark, with Jones catching both…

D’ Angelo Russell scores 23 points as Nets beat Suns 98-92

PHOENIX, Arizona — The Brooklyn Nets (4-6, 1-4 Away) D’Angelo Russell scored 13 of his 23 points (8 assists) in the fourth quarter as they beat the Phoenix Suns 98-92 on Monday night. Joe Harris scored a season-high 18 points for the Nets. DeMarre Carroll added 14 points and 11 rebounds, and Allen Crabbe scored…

Celtics extend win streak to nine; Irving scores 35 points

ATLANTA, Georgia — Kyrie Irving scored 35 points and dished out 7 dimes on Monday night to extend the Boston Celtics (9-2, 6-1 Away) winning streak to nine straight as they defeated the Atlanta Hawks (2-9, 0-4 Home) 110-107 at Phillips Arena. Former Duke standout and No. 3 overall pick in the 2017 draft Jayson…