LeBron James scored 30 points in another efficient performance, Dwyane Wade added 20 and the Miami Heat dominated the middle two quarters on the way to an easy 111-89 win over the Los Angeles Clippers on Friday night.
San Antonio Spurs All-Star Tim Duncan sprained his left knee and right ankle after getting tangled with an opponent and had to be helped off the court in the first half of Saturday night’s game against the Wizards.
For the first 32 games of the season, the Washington Wizards were a sorry bunch – winning only four times. The comical comparison was the Washington Generals – the punching bag for the Harlem Globetrotters.
Carlos Boozer scored 27 points and the Chicago Bulls dominated on the boards to become only the third visiting team to win in Miami this season, beating the Heat 96-89 Friday night.
By Tom Withers
yrie Irving scored 29 points, Anderson Varejao had a career-high 23 rebounds and the Cleveland Cavaliers opened the season with a 94-84 victory over the short-handed Washington Wizards on Tuesday night in the first game on the NBA schedule.
Kevin Love scored 20 points and grabbed 16 rebounds to power the Minnesota Timberwolves over Washington 93-72 on Sunday, keeping the Wizards the NBA’s only winless team this season.