SACRAMENTO (AP) - DeMarcus Cousins returned to the lineup from a back injury and scored 16 of his 31 points in the fourth quarter, leading the Sacramento Kings past the struggling Dallas Mavericks 112-98 on Monday night.
DENVER (AP) - Denver Broncos safety T.J. Ward, one of the most-flagged and heavily fined players in the NFL this season, recently ripped the officials, suggesting the way to fix the league's spotty officiating is to give the men in stripes full-time jobs.
PHOENIX (AP) - Stephen Curry scored 41 points in three quarters, Draymond Green had a triple-double and the Golden State Warriors beat Phoenix 135-116 Friday night, extending their NBA-record start to 17-0.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - Andrew Wiggins scored 22 points, Zach LaVine added 19 points and eight rebounds, and the Minnesota Timberwolves got a big game from their reserves in a 101-91 win over the Sacramento Kings on Friday night.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Oakland Raiders are showing how quickly a young quarterback can help turn a team around with Derek Carr taking charge in his second season. The Tennessee Titans believe they have just such a quarterback in rookie Marcus Mariota.