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Bulls 92, Lakers 86

(Updated: CORRECTING Noah and Hinrich points) Bulls 92, Lakers 86: Joakim Noah collected 20 points and 13 rebounds as visiting Chicago toppled Los Angeles. Kirk Hinrich hit three 3-pointers en route to 17 points for the Bulls, who completed a six-game road trip with a 3-3 mark. Taj Gibson scored 18 points in his second straight start and D.J. Augustin scored 15 off the bench for Chicago, which moved back to .500 at 25-25.

Lakers 112, 76ers 98

Lakers 112, 76ers 98: Steve Nash scored 19 points to lead six players in double figures as visiting Los Angeles pulled away from Philadelphia in the fourth quarter for its second straight win. Wesley Johnson and Chris Kaman each added 17 points and Ryan Kelly had 15 points and eight rebounds for the Lakers, who made the most of their nine healthy players. Steve Blake contributed 14 points and eight rebounds and Jordan Hill also scored 14 off the bench while Kendall Marshall scored seven points to go with 10 assists.

Jennings leads Pistons past Nets

Jennings leads Pistons past Nets AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- Something about the Brooklyn Nets brings out the best in the Detroit Pistons. Point guard Brandon Jennings just missed a triple-double with 26 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists, lifting the Pistons to a 111-95 win Friday night at The Palace.

NBA: Young's knee fracture latest Lakers injury woe

The already-ailing Los Angeles Lakers got more bad news on Thursday when forward Nick Young was diagnosed with a broken kneecap that will sideline him at least a fortnight. Young was hurt in the second quarter of the Lakers' 119-108 victory over the Cavaliers in Cleveland on Wednesday and on Thursday the Lakers reported he had a non-displaced fracture of his patella and a bone bruise in his left knee. The seven-year pro is averaging 16.9 points per game this season, second-best among Laker players, along with 2.7 rebounds and 1.5 assists over 48 outings.

NBA: Blake's triple-double lifts Lakers to unlikely win

Steve Blake, in his second game back from an elbow injury, notched a triple-double on Wednesday as the Los Angeles Lakers beat Cleveland 119-108 to snap a seven-game NBA skid. Ryan Kelly scored a career-high 26 points for the injury-ravaged Lakers, who were coming off a 109-99 loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves in Minneapolis on Tuesday. That defeat marked Blake's first game since he suffered a torn elbow ligament in December -- and he suffered a ruptured eardrum early in the contest when he took an inadvertent blow to the ear.

Preview: Lakers at Cavaliers

The Los Angeles Lakers seem to be attempting to set a record for the most games lost to injury in a single season. The Lakers will try to make it through one game without losing someone when they visit the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday. Los Angeles got Steve Nash (back) and Steve Blake (elbow) back on Tuesday but Pau Gasol (groin) missed the game while Jordan Hill (cervical strain) and Jodie Meeks (ankle) both went down in the first half.

NBA: Love's 31 lifts Timberwoves over Lakers

Minnesota's Kevin Love scored 31 points and pulled down 17 rebounds to lead the Timberwolves to a 109-99 NBA victory on Tuesday over the injury ravaged Los Angeles Lakers. Kevin Martin tied a season-high with 32 points for the Timberwolves, who handed the Lakers a seventh straight defeat. The Lakers welcomed two key players back from injury in Steve Nash and Steve Blake, but saw Jodie Meeks depart with an ankle injury less than two minutes into the contest and Jordan Hill exit with a possible concussion at the end of the first quarter.

Timberwolves 109, Lakers 99

Timberwolves 109, Lakers 99: Kevin Love collected 31 points and 17 rebounds as Minnesota spoiled Steve Nash €™s return by holding off visiting Los Angeles. Kevin Martin scored 32 points and Ricky Rubio handed out 13 assists to make up for just four points as the Timberwolves moved back to .500 at 24-24. Corey Brewer and J.J. Barea scored 11 points apiece for Minnesota, which posted a 53-38 advantage on the glass.

NBA: Results and standings

Results and standings on Sunday in the NBA: Boston 96, Orlando 89 Standings (w l pct gb) Eastern Conference Atlantic Division Toronto 25 22 .532 --- Brooklyn Nets 20 25 .444 4 New York Knicks 19 28 .404 6 Boston 16 33 .327 10 Philadelphia 15 33 .313 10.5 Central Division Indiana 36 10 .783 --- Chicago 23 23 .500 13 Detroit 19 27 .413 17 Cleveland 16 31 .340 20.5 Milwaukee 8 39 .170 28.5

Pacers cruise past Lakers to finish 3-2 trip

EditorsNote: fixes spelling of groin in ninth graf Pacers cruise past Lakers to finish 3-2 trip LOS ANGELES -- The Indiana Pacers didn't play up to their standards during a five-game road trip, but they were pleased to close the trek on a high note. Shaking off a sluggish first half, the Pacers beat the Los Angeles Lakers 104-92 at Staples Center on Tuesday night.
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