NBA stars set for Christmas TV smorgasbord, league preparing for annual coming-out party
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NEW YORK (AP) -- Nearly two months have passed since the San Antonio Spurs collected their championship rings and began their title defense....

New-Look NBA: Bucks' leaders bringing renewed energy to Milwaukee, among new breed of owners
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MILWAUKEE (AP) -- The Associated Press will periodically look at the changing landscape of the NBA during the season from varied perspectives: A player's viewpoint, from the bench, and from the business side. In this installment, the new Milwaukee Bucks ownership group provides an inside look from the front office:...

Cousins helps Kings snap 5-game losing skid, beat Lakers 108-101
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- The Sacramento Kings finally found the right remedy to end a monthlong bout of bad news: a healthy DeMarcus Cousins and a struggling Kobe Bryant....

Miles scores 28 points, Pacers avoid late collapse with 100-96 win over Timberwolves
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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- C.J. Miles scored 28 points and David West bulled his way to the basket for two big points with 34 seconds to play to help the Indiana Pacers hold off the Minnesota Timberwolves 100-96 on Sunday night....

Plumlee, Nets hold on for 110-105 victory over Pistons
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NEW YORK (AP) -- Mason Plumlee scored 10 of his 21 points in the fourth quarter and the Brooklyn Nets held off a late rally for a 110-105 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Sunday....

76ers rally in 2nd half to claim 3rd win of the season, 96-88 over Magic
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ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Michael Carter-Williams scored 21 points and the Philadelphia 76ers rallied in the second half to claim a 96-88 victory over the Orlando Magic on Sunday night....

LeBron James scores 25 points, Dion Waiters adds 21 off bench as Cavs handle Grizzlies 105-91
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CLEVELAND (AP) -- LeBron James and Kyrie Irving stepped aside and let one of their teammates polish off an opponent....