NBA: Indiana Pacers fire Nate McMillan after exit against Miami Heat, their second straight Round 1 sweep
The decision to fire Nate McMillan was a surprise, given Kevin Pritchard's 12 August announcement that McMillan had been given a one-year contract extension through the 2021-22 season.
NBA: James Harden, Trae Young score 40-point triple doubles as Rockets beat Hawks; DeMar DeRozan powers Spurs to victory
Young had 42 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists. He and Harden are the first players to post 40-point triple-doubles in the same game, according to the Elias Sports Bureau
NBA: Atlanta Hawks snap 10-game losing streak with victory over Golden State Warriors; Philadelphia 76ers maintain unbeaten home record
Trae Young scored 24 points, rookie De’Andre Hunter added 18 and the Atlanta Hawks snapped a 10-game losing streak with a 104-79 win over the Golden State Warriors
Houston has won a season-high six games in a row and Harden has scored 36 points or more in five straight games to carry the Rockets
In the NBA debut in India, the Pacers had eked out a 132-131 victory against the Kings on Friday, but on Saturday it was altogether a different ball game and the Pacers had a comfortable outing, as they dominated all the four quarters in the match
D'Angelo Russell produced a double-double to lead the Brooklyn Nets to victory against his former club with a 115-110 win over LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday.
NBA Draft: Paul George to join Oklahoma City Thunder, Blake Griffin to stay at LA Clippers, claim reports
It is reported that Blake Griffin would sign a deal worth $173 million after scrapping scheduled meetings with Phoenix Suns and Denver Nuggets.