Durant leads Warriors past Mavericks for eighth straight win

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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- After his brilliant game, Omri Casspi returned to the court to sing a Hanukkah prayer along with hundreds of fans and then took his turn lighting the large menorah on night three of the festival of lights - and on Jewish Heritage Night at Oracle Arena....

Knicks hold on to beat Nets after Porzingis leaves

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NEW YORK (AP) -- Brooklyn coach Kenny Atkinson asked before facing the Knicks if anyone knew how to stop Kristaps Porzingis....

LeBron gets triple-double, Cavs beat Lonzo's Lakers 121-112

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CLEVELAND (AP) -- LeBron James recorded his 59th career triple-double in front of Lonzo Ball and his brothers, Kevin Love scored 28 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers won for the 16th time in 17 games, 121-112 over the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday night....

Towns scores 30 as Wolves cruise to 119-96 win over Kings

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Karl-Anthony Towns had 30 points and 14 assists in his league-leading 23rd double-double, Jimmy Butler added 21 points and nine assists and the Minnesota Timberwolves cruised to a 119-96 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Thursday night....

Drummond helps Pistons beat Hawks to snap 7-game skid

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ATLANTA (AP) -- Andre Drummond had 12 points, 19 rebounds and a career-high nine assists, Tobias Harris added 19 points and the Detroit Pistons snapped a seven-game slide with a 105-91 victory over the NBA-worst Atlanta Hawks on Thursday night....

TNT's NBA studio team to call 1st game together on Christmas
NEW YORK (AP) -- Turner Sports says its "Inside the NBA" studio team will call a Christmas night game in Los Angeles along with its other usual duties....

NBA unveils vote schedule for All-Star Game with new format

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NEW YORK (AP) -- Debuting a new NBA All-Game format in which players will pick teams in an effort to energize the event, the league has unveiled the voting schedule for its 2018 showcase....