Mudiay scores 17, Nuggets down Dallas 96-86

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DALLAS (AP) -- Emmanuel Mudiay scored nine of his 17 points in the fourth quarter, and the Denver Nuggets beat the Dallas Mavericks 96-86 on Tuesday night....

Smith leads Grizzlies past Rockets, 92-89

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Russ Smith scored 12 points, Jeff Green and Courtney Lee added 11 apiece and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Houston Rockets 92-89 on Tuesday night in the preseason opener for both teams....

Butler, McDermott pace Bulls over Bucks, 105-95
CHICAGO (AP) -- Jimmy Butler and Doug McDermott scored 23 points each to lead the Chicago Bulls to a 105-95 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Tuesday night, making new coach Fred Hoiberg a winner in his preseason debut....

George has 20-point first quarter in Pacers' preseason win

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AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) -- Paul George scored 20 of his 32 points in the first quarter and the Indiana Pacers overcome rookie Stanley Johnson's 26 points in a 115-112 preseason victory over the Detroit Pistons on Tuesday night....

Hornets: Michael Kidd-Gilchrist out 6 months after surgery

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Charlotte Hornets forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist is expected to miss six months after having right shoulder surgery Tuesday night....

Porter, Wizards dominate 76ers for 129-95 win

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WASHINGTON (AP) -- Otto Porter scored 22 points, Bradley Beal had 19 and the Washington Wizards took control in the second half to beat the Philadelphia 76ers 129-95 on Tuesday night in the preseason opener for both teams....

Kings down Trail Blazers 109-105 in OT preseason opener

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- Marco Belinelli had 32 points, including four 3-pointers, and the Sacramento Kings defeated the Portland Trail Blazers 109-105 in overtime Monday night, the preseason opener for both teams....