Minnesota's Kevin Love fights for control of the ball with...

Minnesota's Kevin Love fights for control of the ball with Metta World Peace during the first half. (Nov. 3, 2013) Credit: AP

- Kevin Love -- and the people who have him on their fantasy team - probably can't wait for his games against the Knicks. He's averaging 32.5 points, 20.5 rebounds and 11.3 free-throw attempts his last four games against them - that includes a 31-point, 31-board game in 2010-11.

- LeBron James became the fifth player to score in double figures in at least 500 consecutive regular-season games. He was at 501 straight heading into Saturday night, trailing Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (508), Moses Malone (526), Karl Malone (575), Abdul-Jabbar (787) and Michael Jordan (866). James last missed hitting double digits with Cleveland, Jan. 5, 2007 at Milwaukee.

- Sixers guard Michael Carter-Williams became the first rookie since Shaquille O'Neal in 1992 to win conference player of the week his first week in the league. Williams, the No. 11 pick, averaged 20.7 points, 9.0 steals and 4.3 steals last week. Different story for top pick, Anthony Bennett, who was scoreless his first three games and didn't make his first field goal until game five.

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