CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) There's been one victory in five games since September. The stat sheet shows the worst defensive numbers in school history.
HOUSTON (AP) James Harden scored 20 points, Omer Asik had 14 and the Houston Rockets beat the winless Detroit Pistons 96-82 on Saturday night in their first game without coach Kevin McHale.
CHICAGO (AP) Nate Robinson scored 18 points and the Chicago Bulls beat Minnesota 87-80 on Saturday night, ending the Timberwolves' three-game winning streak.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Isaiah Sykes had 26 points and 11 rebounds to lead Central Florida past South Florida 74-56 on Saturday night in each team's season opener.