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AP source: Mavs close to deal with 4-time All-Star Walker

Nov. 28, 2022 13:42 PM EST

The Dallas Mavericks are close to a deal with four-time All-Star guard Kemba Walker, a person with knowledge of the agreement told The Associated Press on Monday. Walker's career has been on hold because of knee injuries, but the 32-year-old could give superstar Luka Doncic some...

Giroux scores on OT breakaway, Senators beat Kings 3-2

Nov. 28, 2022 02:30 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Claude Giroux scored on a breakaway 20 seconds into overtime, Brady Tkachuk had a goal and an assist and the Ottawa Senators beat the Los Angeles Kings 3-2 on Sunday night. Alex DeBrincat had a power-play goal, Cam Talbot made 25 saves and the Senators won...

Allen's hot start helps Bucks defeat Mavericks 124-115

Nov. 27, 2022 23:54 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Grayson Allen's sizzling start for Milwaukee meant the Dallas Mavericks couldn't stop their recent cold spell. Allen went 7 of 7 from 3-point range in the game's first 17 1/2 minutes, and the Bucks never trailed in a 124-115 victory Sunday night that sent the...

Morant has triple-double, Grizzlies hold on to edge Knicks

Nov. 27, 2022 22:27 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — After Ja Morant’s triple-double at Madison Square Garden on Sunday night, his father asked for his jersey. One problem: The Grizzlies star planned to give it to Knicks veteran Derrick Rose. “Honestly it was crazy, (because) it was the first time...

Brown scores 36, Tatum-less Celtics outlast Wizards 130-121

Nov. 27, 2022 21:45 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Marcus Smart laughs when he thinks about how far Jaylen Brown has come since he was a rookie. There were moments during that 2016 season when he remembers a 19-year-old Brown at times recklessly driving 1-on-5 and throwing up wild shots at the rim. ...

Mitchell, Mobley lead Cavaliers to 102-94 win over Pistons

Nov. 27, 2022 21:39 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Donovan Mitchell scored 32 points, Evan Mobley added 20 and the Cleveland Cavaliers rallied late to beat the Detroit Pistons 102-94 on Sunday. “He’s really being aggressive,” Mitchell said about Mobley. “He was the reason we stayed in the game for the first...

Milton, Harris lead 76ers' rout of Magic

Nov. 27, 2022 21:33 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Shake Milton had 29 points and seven assists, and the Philadelphia 76ers routed the Orlando Magic 133-103 on Sunday night. Tobias Harris added 25 points for Philadelphia, which also beat the Magic 107-99 on Friday night. Danuel House Jr. scored 19 points, and...

Bam Adebayo has 32 points, Heat rally to beat Hawks 106-98

Nov. 27, 2022 20:45 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Bam Adebayo scored 14 of his 32 points in the third quarter, Caleb Martin added 20 points and the Miami Heat snapped a seven-game road losing streak with a 106-98 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Sunday night. Tyler Herro had 11 points, 10 assists and 11 rebounds...

Zubac scores 31, pulls down 29 boards; Clippers beat Pacers

Nov. 27, 2022 20:03 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ivica Zubac had the best game of his six-year NBA career on Sunday afternoon. Yet, the Los Angeles Clippers center was frustrated after picking up his sixth foul late in the fourth quarter. It's understandable, considering Zubac was one rebound away from having...

Curry, Warriors cruise to 137-114 win over Timberwolves

Nov. 27, 2022 19:47 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Stephen Curry had 25 points, 11 rebounds and eight assists, Jordan Poole pitched in 24 points off the bench and the Golden State Warriors used a 47-point first quarter to spark a 137-114 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Sunday. Draymond Green had his...