In Marc Stein's Power Rankings, the Warriors are No. 1 again.
Ty Lawson scored 20 points, including a key jumper in the waning seconds, and the Denver Nuggets beat the Chicago Bulls 114-109 on Tuesday night for their fifth straight win.
Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose re-injured his left hamstring in the first half of Tuesday night's game against the Denver Nuggets and did not return as the Bulls fell 114-109.
Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah did not play Tuesday night against the Denver Nuggets because of left knee and left eye injuries.
Nuggets beat Lakers 101-94 in OT
In Marc Stein's Power Rankings, the Rockets are No. 1.
In Marc Stein's Power Rankings, the Warriors are No. 1.
In Marc Stein's Power Rankings, the Spurs are still No. 1.
There is a strong likelihood that Friday's midnight deadline for contract extensions for first-round picks from the Class of 2011 will pass without a new deal for reigning NBA Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard, according to league sources.
In Marc Stein's Power Rankings, the Spurs are No. 1 heading into the season.
Warriors beat Nuggets 104-101