Thursday, November 21, 2013
PHOENIX, Ariz. (AP) — DeMarcus Cousins overcame a sore shoulder to score 19 points and grab 12 rebounds, leading the Sacramento Kings past the Phoenix Suns 113-106 on last night for their first road win of the season. The Kings took control in the third quarter, turning a five-point halftime lead into a 14-point advantage.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Blake Griffin had 20 points and 10 rebounds while dominating his matchup with Kevin Love and Chris Paul scored 16 points in the fourth quarter to lead the Los Angeles Clippers to a 102-98 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves last night. Paul finished with 20 points and 11 assists for his 12th straight double-double to open the season.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — JJ O'Brien scored 16 points on 7-of-9 shooting to lead San Diego State to a 93-41 rout over NAIA San Diego Christian last night. Five players scored in double-figures for San Diego State (2-1) and nine of the ten players that saw the floor scored at least two points.
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Matt McGloin will start at quarterback for the second straight week for the Oakland Raiders after throwing three touchdown passes in his debut performance. Coach Dennis Allen announced yesterday that he was going with McGloin over Terrelle Pryor on Sunday against Tennessee.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Jaromir Jagr scored the tying goal with 1:01 left in regulation, and the New Jersey Devils ended Anaheim's eight-game home winning streak to open the season with a 4-3 victory over the Ducks last night. Travis Zajac got credit for the winning goal at 2:58 of overtime, but the Ducks put it in their own net.