The NBA canceled a schedule game between the New Orleans Pelicans and host Sacramento Kings on Wednesday minutes after the delayed scheduled tipoff, bringing to an end a wild day during which the NBA announced an indefinite suspension of all games because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Boban Marjanovic scored a career-best 31 points and collected a season-best 17 rebounds as the Dallas Mavericks recorded a 113-97 victory over the visiting Denver Nuggets on a Wednesday night in which the coronavirus outbreak delivered a lethal blow to the NBA season.
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As the players prepared for tipoff of Wednesday night's game between the Utah Jazz and the host Oklahoma City Thunder, the proceedings were halted quickly.
including five in the final 2:25 -- to lead the Charlotte Hornets to a 109-98 win over the host Miami Heat on Wednesday night.
Mitchell Robinson scored five of his 16 points in overtime to help the visiting New York Knicks defeat the Atlanta Hawks 136-131 on Wednesday.
Joel Embiid scored 30 points and grabbed 14 rebounds to lift the host the Philadelphia 76ers past the Detroit Pistons 124-106 on Wednesday.
Kawhi Leonard scored a game-high-tying 23 points in 25 minutes Tuesday night, helping the visiting Los Angeles Clippers repeat their Chase Center opening night performance with a 131-107 victory over the Golden State Warriors.
Spencer Dinwiddie scored 23 points and hit the go-ahead basket, and Caris LeVert added 22 points as the Brooklyn Nets surprised the host Los Angeles Lakers 104-102 on Tuesday night.
Damian Lillard registered 25 points and seven assists to help the Portland Trail Blazers notch a 121-105 victory over the visiting Phoenix Suns on Tuesday night.
LaMarcus Aldridge poured in 24 points, nine of them in a pivotal late-game stretch, as the San Antonio Spurs came from behind to beat the Dallas Mavericks, 119-109, on Tuesday in the Alamo City to snap a two-game losing streak.
Rookie guard Coby White scored a team-high 20 points in his first career start and the Chicago Bulls held on for a 108-103 win over the visiting Cleveland Cavaliers on Tuesday night.
James Harden scored a game-high 37 points, and Russell Westbrook added 27 while keying a decisive stretch late in the third quarter as the Houston Rockets beat the visiting Minnesota Timberwolves 117-111 on Tuesday.
Terrence Ross highlighted his 24-point performance with five 3-pointers to lift the visiting Orlando Magic to a 120-115 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Tuesday.
Jayson Tatum scored 30 points, Gordon Hayward recorded a double-double with 27 points and 10 rebounds, and the visiting Boston Celtics recovered after giving up a late lead to beat the Indiana Pacers 114-111 Tuesday night.
Bradley Beal scored 27 of his 40 points in the second half as the host Washington Wizards blew an early 14-point lead and then stormed back from an 18-point deficit to record a 122-115 victory over the New York Knicks on Tuesday night.
Jamal Murray scored 21 points, including Denver's first nine to start the fourth quarter, Paul Millsap had 20 points and 10 rebounds, and the host Nuggets beat the short-handed Milwaukee Bucks 109-95 on Monday night.
Serge Ibaka scored 27 points and grabbed 13 rebounds as the visiting Toronto Raptors defeated the Utah Jazz 101-92 Monday night to extend their winning streak to four games.
De'Andre Hunter gave Atlanta the lead by making three free throws with 13.3 seconds left in the second overtime, and the Hawks outlasted the visiting Charlotte Hornets 143-138 on Monday.
Norman Powell scored 31 points and Kyle Lowry added 30 as the visiting Toronto Raptors defeated the Sacramento Kings 118-113 Sunday night.
Julius Randle collected 22 points and 12 rebounds and the host New York Knicks clamped down defensively in the fourth quarter to post a 96-84 victory over the Detroit Pistons at Madison Square Garden on Sunday night.