The loss to the Nuggets on Friday night continued a recent slide for the two-time defending champion Heat, but LeBron James and Co. say how they respond to this string of sour play will show what kind of team they truly are.
The Magic are a young team, and that showed a bit late in their home loss to the Wizards on Friday night. But players such as Tobias Harris and Victor Oladipo are taking the experiences as opportunities to learn and grow.
Scottie Upshall scored the go-ahead goal, and the Florida Panthers beat the New Jersey Devils 5-3 on Friday night. Vincent Trocheck, Brad Boyes, Quinton Howden and Brian Campbell also scored for Florida. Roberto Luongo stopped 28 shots. Jonathan Huberdeau had two assists, and Boyes also had an assist.
Scottie Wilbekin -- in his first game since being named the SEC Player of the Year -- showed Friday how important he is to No. 1-ranked Florida, keeping the Gators in contention in the first half before they pulled away from Missouri.