NBA Week in Photos: Mar. 15-21
Kyle Lowry's posts triple-double as Raptors top Pacers
Toronto Raptors' Kyle Lowry (7) reacts after hitting a shot during the second half against the Indiana Pacers, Monday, March 16, 2015, in Indianapolis. Toronto won 117-98 as Lowry posted 20 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists.
Dwayne Wade leads Heat past LeBron, Cavaliers
Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade (3) looks to pass as Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) and guard J.R. Smith (5) defend, Monday, March 16, 2015, in Miami. The Heat won 106-92. Wade finished with a game-high 32 points while James scored 26 points.
Knicks stun Spurs in overtime
San Antonio Spurs guards Marco Belinelli (3), Tony Parker (9) and forward Tim Duncan (21) head back to their bench as New York Knicks forward Jason Smith (14) celebrates with teammates during overtime, Tuesday, March 17, 2015, in New York. The Knicks won the game 104-100.
Reggie Jackson's 20-assist game helps Pistons snap 10-game losing streak
Detroit Pistons guard Reggie Jackson (1) passes the ball as Memphis Grizzlies guard Beno Udrih (19) defends, Tuesday, March 17, 2015, in Auburn Hills, Mich. Jackson finished with 23 points and 20 assists as the Pistons won 105-95, ending its losing streak at 10 games.
Warriors blowout Hawks in matchup of NBA's top two teams
Golden State Warriors guard Andre Iguodala dunks against the Atlanta Hawks, Wednesday, March 18, 2015, in Oakland, Calif. Golden State won 114-95. Iguodala posted 21 points, 6 assists and 3 steals off the bench.
Timberwolves beat Knicks in matchup of league's cellar dwellers
Minnesota Timberwolves forward Andrew Wiggins (22) surveys the defense against New York Knicks forward Travis Wear (6), Thursday, March 19, 2015, in New York. The Timberwolves won the game 95-92 to push its record to 15-53. The Knicks now own the worst record in the NBA at 14-54.
James Harden scores 50 as Rockets down Nuggets
Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) drives to the basket against Denver Nuggets guard Randy Foye (4), Thursday, March 19, 2015, in Houston. Harden scored a career-high 50 points and grabbed 10 rebounds. The Rockets won 118-108.
Jazz hand Lakers 50th loss of the season
Los Angeles Lakers center Robert Sacre (left), guard Kobe Bryant (center) and forward Carlos Boozer (right) watch from the bench during the first half against the Utah Jazz, Thursday, March 19, 2015, in Los Angeles. The Lakers lost 80-73 to bring its record to 17-50. It is the second straight season the Lakers have lost 50 or more games and only the fifth time in the organization's 67-year history.
Nets beat Bucks in triple-overtime thriller
Brooklyn Nets forward Joe Johnson (7) celebrates with guard Bojan Bogdanovic (44) and center Brook Lopez (11) during the third overtime against the Milwaukee Bucks Friday, March 20, 2015, in New York. The Nets won the game 129-127 led by Lopez's 32 points, 18 rebounds and 5 blocks.
Elfrid Payton notches second straight triple-double
Orlando Magic guard Elfrid Payton (4) dunks as Portland Trail Blazers center Robin Lopez (42) and guard Arron Afflalo (4) defend in Orlando, Fla., Friday, March 20, 2015. Payton finished the game with 22 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists for his second triple-double in a row. Payton became the first rookie since Antoine Walker in 1997 to post consectuive triple-doubles.
Another triple-double for Russell Westbrook in Thunder's win over Hawks
Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) shoots against the Atlanta Hawks, Friday, March 20, 2015 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The Thunder won 123-115 behind Westbrook's 36 points, 10 rebounds and 14 assists. Westbrook also made all 17 of his free throws.
Pistons overcome 19-point second half deficit to top Bulls
Detroit Pistons guard Spencer Dinwiddie (8) and teammates celebrates against the Chicago Bulls, Saturday, March 21, 2015, in Auburn Hills, Michigan. The Pistons won 107-91 as Detroit outscored Chicago by 35 points in the final 19 minutes.