Wednesday, January 8
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Tim Duncan scored 24 points, Marco Belinelli added 19 points and Kawhi Leonard had 17 to carry the San Antonio Spurs past the Memphis Grizzlies 110-108 in overtime Tuesday night. Mike Conley had 30 points for the Grizzlies, scoring 21 in the second half.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Mattias Ekholm's first NHL goal proved to be the game winner as the Nashville Predators beat the San Jose Sharks 3-2 Tuesday night for their first victory in four games. David Legwand also had a goal and an assist, and Shea Weber added two assists for the Predators, who have earned points in five of six games.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Trevor Releford scored 16 points and had six assists as Alabama hung on to beat Vanderbilt 68-63 in the first SEC game for both teams. Shannon Hale and Retin Obasohan had 15 points each, and Levi Randolph, 11 points for the Crimson Tide.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Jordan McRae scored 19 points and Jarnell Stokes registered his 25th career double-double to lead Tennessee to a 68-50 victory against LSU in the Southeastern Conference opener for both teams Tuesday. McRae, who made all three of his 3-point attempts, also handed out five assists.