TORONTO (AP) The Toronto Raptors clinched their second straight Atlantic Division title, beating the Los Angeles Lakers 94-83 on Friday night behind 18 points from Lou Williams and 19 from Jonas Valanciunas.
James Johnson had 17 points, Amir Johnson 11 and Terrence Ross 10 as the Raptors snapped a two-game skid and beat the Lakers for the first time since Dec. 8, 2013.
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago
It’s FanDuel NBA Friday with $175k up for grabs. The entry fee for the $175k NBA Shot is $2 with $15,000 going to first place.
NBA Shot 2 dollar entry
There are 13 games being played Friday night in the NBA.
Detroit at Orlando
LA Clippers at Philadelphia
Charlotte at Washington
Miami at Atlanta
Cleveland at Brooklyn
Boston at New...
The Toronto Raptors are close to clinching another division title, though their recent play hasn't been encouraging with the playoffs on the horizon.
Dwane Casey looks for better defense from his club Friday night when it hosts the Los Angeles Lakers.
The Raptors (42-30) clinched a postseason berth Wednesday by virtue of losses by Boston and Charlotte despite their 116-103 home defeat...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago
Jeremy Lin has played well for the Los Angeles Lakers since the All-Star break, averaging 14 points, five assists and three rebounds per game. Lin also ranks 18th in PER since the break at 22.2.
Many don't expect Lin to re-sign with the Lakers, but Byron Scott doesn't think it should be ruled out.
“He’s had his ups and downs this year,” Scott said of Lin, “but he’s definitely...
We all know it hasn’t been a great year for Jeremy Lin and the Los Angeles Lakers. It seems like glimpses of Linsanity are getting more and more rare. But it is nice to see a reminder of those days.
Look at this nice no-look pass to Wesley Johnson for the two-handed stuff:
I hope to see more of those in the future. There aren’t too many bright spots in this Laker season but...
Jeremy Lin was inserted back into the LA Lakers starting rotation and he made the most of it. Scoring a season high 29 points while adding five rebounds and five assists to beat the visiting Philadelphia 76ers.
The post Jeremy Lin Scores Season High 29 Points appeared first on Hooped Up.
Los Angeles Lakers point guard Jeremy Lin made a great hustle play to block Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green from behind during the first quarter of Monday night's game at the Staples Center.Lin lost possession of the ball on a pick by his own teammate Carlos Boozer, giving Green the opening for the fast break. However, Lin didn't give up and chased down Green for the...
On Sunday night, the downtrodden Los Angeles Lakers mustered up enough to beat their rivals, the Boston Celtics, 118-111 in overtime. It was a great team win for the Lakers as 3 players (Jeremy Lin, Nick Young and Wesley Johnson) had phenomenal scoring performances off of the bench and the team was able to snap a seven game winning streak, its second longest of the season. Unfortunately...
Los Angeles Lakers guard Jeremy Lin led the way in Sunday night's overtime win over Boston with 25 points off the bench, highlighted by a couple of crazy circus shots in the second quarter.The first came when Lin threw the ball up over his shoulder for the basket while drawing a foul on Jonas Jerebko:Just a couple of minutes later, Lin managed to avoid a steal attempt by Avery Bradley...