The Miami Heat won their 20th straight game, the New York Knicks fell by more than 20 points again and the Los Angeles Lakers lost top scorer Kobe Bryant to an ankle injury in the National Basketball Association.
The Miami Heat beat the Philadelphia 76ers 98-94 for their 20th straight win, matching the 1970-71 Milwaukee Bucks for the third-longest single-season victory streak in National Basketball Association history.
Jerry West , who won seven championships as player and front-office executive for the Los Angeles Lakers, joined the Golden State Warriors as one of the National Basketball Association club’s board members.
The last Sunday before Election Day is the same every time for Jerry West. He closes his Jacksonville, Florida, music shop selling eight-track tapes and vinyl records, casts his ballot at an early voting site and drives 20 or so shut-ins to the polls.
Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers was selected to the All-National Basketball Association first team for the 10th time, the most among active players and second in league history behind Karl Malone.