Popovich Gets 1,221st Coaching Victory


Published on January 8 2019 6:07 am
Last Updated on January 8 2019 6:07 am

The San Antonio Spurs beat the Detroit Pistons 119-107 Monday night, giving Gregg Popovich his 1,221st career NBA coaching victory. That ties Popovich with Jerry Sloan for third all-time, behind only Don Nelson and Lenny Wilkens.

Rockets Trade Carter-Williams To Bulls

The Houston Rockets have traded reserve guard Michael Carter-Williams and cash to the Chicago Bulls for a heavily-protected second-round pick. While the trade will let the Rockets save on the tax hit, they’re unlikely to ever receive the pick.

AP Top Four Remain Same

Duke, Michigan, Tennessee and Virginia remain in the top four in The Associated Press men’s college basketball poll. However, losses by Kansas, Nevada and Florida State moved Gonzaga back into the top five, followed by Michigan State, Kansas, Texas Tech, Virginia Tech and Nevada rounding out the top 10.

Monday, January 7 Scoreboard

Sacramento 111, Orlando 95

San Antonio 119, Detroit 107

Milwaukee 114, Utah 102

Boston 116, Brooklyn 95

New Orleans 114, Memphis 95

Houston 125,  Denver 113

Los Angeles Lakers 107, Dallas 97

Portland 111, New York 101

Tuesday, January 8 Schedule (All Times Central)

Indiana at Cleveland, 6 p.m.

Washington at Philadelphia, 6 p.m.

Atlanta at Toronto, 6:30 p.m.

Denver at Miami, 6:30 p.m.

Minnesota at Oklahoma City, 7 p.m.

Sacramento at Phoenix, 8 p.m.

Charlotte at Los Angeles Clippers, 9:30 p.m.

New York at Golden State, 9:30 p.m.