NBA Week in Photos: Mar. 8-14
Russell Westbrook's fifth triple-double in six games leads Thunder to win over Raptors
Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) dribbles past Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry (right), Sunday, March 8, 2015, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Westbrook finished with 30 points, 11 rebounds and 17 assists as the Thunder won 108-104.
Hawks beat Kings, first team to 50 wins
Atlanta Hawks guard Kent Bazemore (24) high-fives teammate Dennis Schroder (17) after Mike Scott (32) dunked the ball on a breakaway against the Sacramento Kings, Monday, March 9, 2015, in Atlanta. The Hawks won 130-105 to push its record to 50-13.
Marc Gasol bests Pau Gasol as Grizzlies beat Bulls
Memphis Grizzlies center Marc Gasol (33) defends his brother, Chicago Bulls forward Pau Gasol (16), Monday, March 9, 2015, in Chicago, Illinois. The Grizzlies won the game 101-91. Marc Gasol finished with 23 points, 4 rebounds and 4 assists while Pau Gasol posted 13 points, 11 rebounds and 4 assists.
Anthony Davis' 43 propel Pelicans to victory
New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis (23) drives to the basket as Milwaukee Bucks guard Michael Carter-Williams (5) defends, Monday, March 9, 2015, in Milwaukee. The Pelicans won 114-103 behind Davis' 43 points, 10 rebounds and 6 assists. New Orleans has won 9 of its last 11 games.
Drummond grabs 27 rebounds as Pistons fall to Warriors
Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond (right) shoots against the Golden State Warriors, Wednesday, March 11, 2015 in Oakland, California. The Warriors won 105-98 despite Drummond's 22 points and 27 rebounds, including 17 offensive rebounds.
Trail Blazers get first win without Wesley Matthews
Portland Trail Blazers guard Arron Afflalo (center) shoots against the Houston Rockets, Wednesday, March 11, 2015, in Portland, Oregon. The Trail Blazers won the game 105-100. Afflalo, who has started in the last two games since Wesley Matthews' injury, finished the game with 9 points and 5 rebounds.
Kyrie Irving's 57 points help Cavs beat Spurs in overtime thriller
Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving (left) and forward LeBron James (23) celebrate during overtime against the San Antonio Spurs, Thursday, March 12, 2015, in San Antonio. Cleveland won 128-125 as Irving scored a career-high 57 points. It is the most points scored by a player in the NBA this season.
Rudy Gobert's huge double-double leads Jazz in win over Rockets
Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert (27) dunks the ball against Houston Rockets forward Terrence Jones (6), Thursday, March 12, 2015, in Salt Lake City. Gobert notched 19 points, 22 rebounds and 4 blocks in Utah's 109-91 victory.
DeMarcus Cousins' gaudy stat line not enough as 76ers beat Kings
Sacramento Kings forward DeMarcus Cousins (15) goes up for a layup against the Philadelphia 76ers, Friday, March 13, 2015, in Philadelphia. The Kings lost 114-107 despite 39 points and 24 rebounds from Cousins.
Mavericks top Clippers in dominating fashion
Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki (center) and guard J.J. Barea (5) are congratulated by teammates during a timeout against the Los Angeles Clippers, Friday, March 13, 2015, in Dallas. Dallas won the game 129-99 after losing to the Cavaliers 127-94 in its last game.
Pistons upended by Jazz, losing streak extended to 10
Detroit Pistons head coach Stan Van Gundy reacts to a play in the fourth quarter against the Utah Jazz Saturday, March 14, 2015, in Salt Lake City. The Jazz won 88-85 to extend its winning streak to five games. The Pistons are now losers of 10 straight.
Warriors hit 19 three-pointers, blowout Knicks
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) shoots against the New York Knicks, Saturday, March 14, 2015, in Oakland, California. Curry posted 25 points and 11 assists while shooting 6-10 from three-point range.