National Basketball Association


Atlantic Division

W L Pct GB Boston 7 3 .700 — Philadelphia 8 4 .667 — Brooklyn 7 6 .538 1½ New York 5 7 .417 3 Toronto 2 8 .200 5

Southeast Division

W L Pct GB Orlando 6 5 .545 — Charlotte 6 6 .500 ½ Atlanta 5 5 .500 ½ Miami 4 5 .444 1 Washington 3 8 .273 3

Central Division

W L Pct GB Milwaukee 8 4 .667 — Indiana 7 4 .636 ½ Cleveland 5 7 .417 3 Chicago 4 7 .364 3½ Detroit 2 9 .182 5½


Southwest Division

W L Pct GB Dallas 6 4 .600 — San Antonio 6 5 .545 ½ Memphis 5 6 .455 1½ New Orleans 4 6 .400 2 Houston 3 6 .333 2½

Northwest Division

W L Pct GB Utah 7 4 .636 — Portland 7 4 .636 — Denver 5 6 .455 2 Oklahoma City 5 6 .455 2 Minnesota 3 8 .273 4

Pacific Division

W L Pct GB L.A. Lakers 10 3 .769 — L.A. Clippers 8 4 .667 1½ Phoenix 7 4 .636 2 Golden State 6 5 .545 3 Sacramento 5 7 .417 4½

Wednesday’s Games

Dallas 104, Charlotte 93 Milwaukee 110, Detroit 101 Brooklyn 116, New York 109 L.A. Lakers 128, Oklahoma City 99 Memphis 118, Minnesota 107 L.A. Clippers 111, New Orleans 106 Portland 132, Sacramento 126 Utah at Washington, ppd Orlando at Boston, ppd Atlanta at Phoenix, ppd

Thursday’s Games

Miami at Philadelphia, 7 p.m. Charlotte at Toronto, 7:30 p.m. Houston at San Antonio, 7:30 p.m. Golden State at Denver, 10 p.m. Indiana at Portland, 10 p.m.

Friday’s Games

Washington at Detroit, ppd Dallas at Milwaukee, 7:30 p.m. New York at Cleveland, 7:30 p.m. Orlando at Boston, 7:30 p.m. Chicago at Oklahoma City, 8 p.m. Memphis at Minnesota, 8 p.m. Atlanta at Utah, 9 p.m. Golden State at Phoenix, ppd L.A. Clippers at Sacramento, 10 p.m. New Orleans at L.A. Lakers, 10 p.m. Saturday’s Games Houston at San Antonio, 5 p.m. Orlando at Brooklyn, 6 p.m. Charlotte at Toronto, 7:30 p.m. Detroit at Miami, 8 p.m. Philadelphia at Memphis, 8 p.m. Indiana at Phoenix, 9 p.m. Atlanta at Portland, 10 p.m.

Naitonal Hockey League

Central Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA Tampa Bay 1 1 0 0 2 5 1 Chicago 1 0 1 0 0 1 5 Dallas 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Nashville 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Columbus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Detroit 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Carolina 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Florida 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

East Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA Philadelphia 1 1 0 0 2 6 3 Pittsburgh 1 0 1 0 0 3 6 Boston 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Buffalo 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 New Jersey 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 N.Y. Islanders 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 N.Y. Rangers 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Washington 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

North Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA Vancouver 1 1 0 0 2 5 3 Toronto 1 1 0 0 2 5 4 Montreal 1 0 0 1 1 4 5 Edmonton 1 0 1 0 0 3 5 Calgary 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Ottawa 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Winnipeg 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

West Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA St. Louis 1 1 0 0 2 4 1 Colorado 1 0 1 0 0 1 4 Vegas 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Los Angeles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Arizona 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 San Jose 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Minnesota 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Anaheim 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. The top four teams in each division will qualify for playoffs under this season’s temporary realignment.

Wednesday’s Games

Philadelphia 6, Pittsburgh 3 Vancouver 5, Edmonton 3 St. Louis 4, Colorado 1 Toronto 5, Montreal 4, OT Tampa Bay 5, Chicago 1

Thursday’s Games

Boston at New Jersey, 7 p.m. Dallas at Florida, ppd N.Y. Islanders at N.Y. Rangers, 7 p.m. Washington at Buffalo, 7 p.m. Carolina at Detroit, 7:30 p.m. Calgary at Winnipeg, 8 p.m. Columbus at Nashville, 8 p.m. San Jose at Arizona, 9 p.m. Vancouver at Edmonton, 9 p.m. Anaheim at Vegas, 10 p.m. Minnesota at Los Angeles, 10 p.m.

Friday’s Games

Chicago at Tampa Bay, 7 p.m. Dallas at Florida, ppd Pittsburgh at Philadelphia, 7 p.m. Toronto at Ottawa, 7 p.m. Washington at Buffalo, 7 p.m. St. Louis at Colorado, 9 p.m.

Saturday’s Games

Boston at New Jersey, 1 p.m. San Jose at Arizona, 4 p.m. Carolina at Detroit, 7 p.m. Montreal at Edmonton, 7 p.m. N.Y. Islanders at N.Y. Rangers, 7 p.m. Toronto at Ottawa, 7 p.m. Columbus at Nashville, 8 p.m. Minnesota at Los Angeles, 9 p.m. Anaheim at Vegas, 10 p.m. Vancouver at Calgary, 10 p.m.

Men’s college basketball

EAST St. Bonaventure 68, Fordham 54 UMass 80, Rhode Island 78, OT VCU 84, George Washington 77 SOUTH Auburn 95, Georgia 77 Chattanooga 83, Mercer 80 Florida St. 105, NC State 73 Furman 94, The Citadel 88 George Mason 75, La Salle 42 LSU 92, Arkansas 76 Louisville 77, Wake Forest 65 Nicholls 76, Northwestern St. 66 Norfolk St. 80, NC Wesleyan 58 SE Louisiana 76, Texas A&M-CC 63 Texas A&M 56, Mississippi St. 55 Virginia 80, Notre Dame 68 Wofford 80, VMI 78 MIDWEST Dayton 72, Duquesne 63 Ohio St. 81, Northwestern 71 Wichita St. 72, Tulsa 53 SOUTHWEST Incarnate Word 83, McNeese St. 61 Sam Houston St. 96, Lamar 71 Stephen F. Austin 95, Cent. Arkansas 69 Texas Tech 79, Texas 77 FAR WEST Boise St. 90, Wyoming 70 New Mexico 72, Dixie St. 63

Women’s college basketball

EAST Buffalo 82, Bowling Green 74 Cincinnati 71, Temple 65 La Salle 58, Drexel 55 West Virginia 83, Texas Tech 78 SOUTH Nicholls 68, Northwestern St. 38 Richmond 47, George Washington 42 South Florida 72, Tulane 53 UCF 58, East Carolina 51 VCU 60, George Mason 41 MIDWEST Ball St. 88, Ohio 85, OT Butler 58, Georgetown 40 DePaul 101, St. John’s 84 E. Michigan 61, Miami (Ohio) 41 Iowa St. 90, Oklahoma St. 80 N. Illinois 104, Cent. Michigan 73 Ohio St. 84, Iowa 82, OT Toledo 61, W. Michigan 54 SOUTHWEST Houston 75, Tulsa 49 Sam Houston St. 83, Lamar 80, OT Stephen F. Austin 85, Cent. Arkansas 44 FAR WEST Boise St. 68, Wyoming 62

College hockey

EAST American International 5, Long Island 2 Northeastern 7, New Hampshire 0


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