Originally written on Crossover Chronicles  |  Last updated 11/17/14

Every morning, we'll have a look at the big news from the previous night's action in a round up of recaps and reactions from around the web.

The Big Headline

Kobe Bryant's scoring binge continued last night as he dropped 40 points on the Utah Jazz in a three point OT win (recap).  Dirk Nowitzki beat the Boston Celtics with a layup and a free throw (recap).  And LeBron James missed three of six free throws down the stretch in an OT loss to the LA Clippers (recap)

The Big Performers

Kobe Bryant (LAL):  40 pts, 8 reb, 4 ast, 1 blk.
Chris Paul (LAC):  27 pts, 6 reb, 11 ast
DeMarcus Cousins (SAC): 21 pts, 19 reb

The Big Milestone

Tim Duncan's 17 points (recap) pushed him past Larry Bird and into 27th on the NBA's all time scoring list.

The Big Highlights 

DeMarcus Cousins with the loud follow dunk

Dirk Nowitzki pushes the Mavericks past the Boston Celtics

The Big Games

Clippers 95 - Heat 89   GameTrax
LAC:  Caron Butler, Blake Griffin - 20 pts each
MIA:  LeBron James - 23 pts, 13 reb.  Dwyane Wade 17 pts, 7 reb.

Hot Hot Hoops - A Miami Heat Blog via kwout

Mavericks 90 - Celtics 85   GameTrax
DAL:  Dirk Nowitzki - 16 pts, 7 reb.  Jason Terry - 18 pts
BOS:  Rajon Rondo - 24 pts, 7 ast.  Kevin Garnett 16 pts, 10 reb

RedsArmy.com - The Voice Of Boston Celtics Fans via kwout

Knicks 85 - Sixers 79    GameTrax
NYK:  Carmelo Anthony - 27 pts, 9 reb.  Amar'e Stoudemire - 20 pts, 10 reb
PHI:  Andre Iguodala - 16 pts, 6 reb.  Evan Turner - 16 pts, 7 reb

Knicks deliver on D .... again - Knicks Blog - ESPN New York via kwout

Sixers Comeback Falls Short in Loss to Knicks - Liberty Ballers via kwout

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