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Knicks rally late, top Pelicans in OT for 6th win in row

Apr. 18, 2021 17:13 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Knicks' longest winning streak in seven years was seconds away from ending and the New Orleans Pelicans were told what to do to stop it. They didn't follow instructions, and a few minutes later the Knicks were still rolling right along. ...

Young, Capela power Hawks past Pacers, 129-117

Apr. 18, 2021 17:02 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Trae Young scored 34 points, Clint Capela had 25 points and 24 rebounds and the Atlanta Hawks beat the Indiana Pacers 129-117 on Sunday. Bogdan Bogdanovic and Kevin Huerter each chipped in 23 points and Young had 11 assists for the Hawks, who have won...

Kevin Durant leaves Nets' game in Miami with thigh injury

Apr. 18, 2021 16:41 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Brooklyn's Kevin Durant was forced to leave the Nets' game in Miami on Sunday early in the first quarter with a left thigh injury. Durant exited with 7:57 to go in the opening quarter. He scored Brooklyn's first eight points of the game before coming out,...

NBA fines Spurs for violating resting rules in game they won

Apr. 18, 2021 13:38 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The NBA fined the San Antonio Spurs $25,000 on Sunday for violating the league's player resting policy — in a game the Spurs won by 26 points. The Spurs sat DeMar DeRozan, Patty Mills and Jakob Poeltl to give them rest on Saturday night in Phoenix. It...

Spurs win 111-85, stop Suns' 10-game home winning streak

Apr. 18, 2021 00:54 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Rudy Gay scored 19 points, Drew Eubanks added 13 points and 13 rebounds in his first start of the season and the short-handed San Antonio Spurs had a surprisingly dominant 111-85 win over the Phoenix Suns on Saturday night. The Spurs were playing without...

Grizzlies top Bucks 128-115 as they start fast on long trip

Apr. 18, 2021 00:23 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Grayson Allen is helping the Memphis Grizzlies produce an ideal start to their longest road trip in two decades. Allen shot 7 of 10 from 3-point range and scored 26 points to lead six Grizzlies in double figures as Memphis beat the Milwaukee Bucks...

Tatum (44) bests Curry (47), Celtics beat Warriors 119-114

Apr. 18, 2021 00:05 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Jayson Tatum got into a shootout with Stephen Curry, and Celtics came out on top. Tatum scored 44 points — the second-highest total in his career — and Kemba Walker made a 3-pointer with 24 seconds left to help Boston beat the Golden State Warriors...

Westbrook's triple-double, Beal's 37 lead Wiz over Pistons

Apr. 17, 2021 23:46 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Russell Westbrook had his 25th triple-double of the season, Bradley Beal scored 37 points and the Washington Wizards beat the Detroit Pistons 121-100 on Saturday night. Westbrook finished with 15 points, 14 rebounds and 11 assists in the fourth...

Bulls beat Cavs 106-96 to snap five-game skid

Apr. 17, 2021 23:16 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Nikola Vucevic scored 25 points, Lauri Markkanen added 16 off the bench and the Chicago Bulls beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 106-96 on Saturday night to snap a five-game losing streak. Denzel Valentine had 13 points off the bench as the Chicago reserves...

Lakers hold off NBA-leading Jazz 127-115 in OT

Apr. 17, 2021 20:13 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dennis Schröder hit the tying basket to force overtime and finished with 25 points, and the Los Angeles Lakers held off the Utah Jazz 127-115 on Saturday in a game between short-handed teams. Schröder got by Royce O’Neale for a layup with 3...