No Dame Time? No problem.
C.J. McCollum scored 20 points as the Portland Trail Blazers held off a late rally from the Denver Nuggets to score a series-leveling victory in their NBA Western Conference playoff duel on Wednesday.
The reigning champion Golden State Warriors amassed an NBA record 51 first-quarter points Tuesday on the way to a 142-111 win over Denver in a duel for the Western Conference lead.
The Toronto Raptors kept the pressure on in the NBA East race Tuesday as Serge Ibaka's late dunk made the difference in a scrappy 104-101 victory over the Atlanta Hawks.
Kevin Durant finished with 35 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists for his ninth career triple double on Wednesday as the under-manned Golden State Warriors defeated the Charlotte Hornets 101-87.
The Cleveland Cavaliers are serious in landing Paul George and Carmelo Anthony in the off season.