Raptors send Pistons to 12th consecutive home loss

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- It's become customary when the Los Angeles Lakers visit the Palace for the crowd to have a decidedly pro-Lakers bent.

But the Toronto Raptors?

Thousands of fans made the trip from Toronto and took over the Palace Friday to...

Timberwolves fall to Celtics after trading Brewer

BOSTON -- Out goes veteran Corey Brewer, in comes youngster Shabazz Muhammad and still the Timberwolves go on losing, 114-98 to an also-depleted Celtics team Friday night in Boston.

Friday's trade that sent Brewer to Houston clears playing time ...

Butler, Mirotic help Bulls down Grizzlies, 103-97

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Back-to-back games aren't easy. Nor is playing at the FedExForum, where the Grizzlies were 12-1 until the Bulls, playing without Derrick Rose and Taj Gibson, handed them a 103-97 defeat Friday night. Jimmy Butler followed his ...

Walker leads Hornets to 109-91 rout of 76ers

PHILADELPHIA -- Charlotte Hornets center Al Jefferson never enjoys shooting 2-of-9 in a half.

But this was one of those "greater good' situations: The Philadelphia 76ers were willing to do just about anything not to be beaten by Jefferson Friday....