Articles by Sam Amico




Embiid erupts, elevates Sixers past Lakers

Joel Embiid exploded for 46 points, 15 rebounds, seven steals and seven blocks, and the visiting Philadelphia 76ers defeated the Los Angeles Lakers 115-109 for…



Wall, Beal propel Wizards past Heat

John Wall scored 27 points, Bradley Beal had 26, and the Washington Wizards looked like the team they believe they can be in putting together…


Pacers surprise Grizzlies for road win

Darren Collison scored 30 points and passed for eight assists, and the visiting Indiana Pacers stunned the Memphis Grizzlies 116-113 on Wednesday. Victor Oladipo added…


Towns, Timberwolves put clamps on Spurs

Karl Anthony-Towns scored 26 points and grabbed 16 rebounds, and the Minnesota Timberwolves fought to a 98-86 home win over the San Antonio Spurs on…


Middleton, Bucks scrap past Pistons

Khris Middleton scored 27 points, Giannis Antetokounmpo had 21 and the Milwaukee Bucks improved to 4-0 since the acquisition of Eric Bledsoe with a 99-95…


Hardaway, Knicks rally to topple Jazz

Tim Hardaway Jr. scored 26 points, Kristaps Porzingis added 22, and the New York Knicks overcame a 13-point deficit to top the visiting Utah Jazz…


DeRozan, Raptors soar over Pelicans

DeMar DeRozan scored 25 points and Kyle Lowry added 22, and the Tor0nto Raptors won their second road game in two nights, 125-116 over the…


Westbrook, Thunder hammer rim, Bulls

Russell Westbrook scored 21 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder were never threatened in slamming the visiting Chicago Bulls 92-79 on Wednesday. Carmelo Anthony added…