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Lakers lose star Davis with flu-like symptoms, fall to Cavs

Dec. 06, 2022 23:37 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — The flu shut down Anthony Davis. That's the only thing that has stopped him lately. Davis was forced to leave Los Angeles' game against the Cleveland Cavaliers after the first quarter on Tuesday night and the Lakers struggled without their All-Star center in a...

St. Francis (BKN) secures 68-50 win over Hartford

Dec. 06, 2022 23:21 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Larry Moreno had 18 points in St. Francis (BKN)'s 68-50 win against Hartford on Tuesday night. Moreno added three steals for the Terriers (4-4). Rob Higgins scored 13 points while going 6 of 12 from the field, and added three steals. Zion Bethea shot 2 of 5 from the...

Mitchell upstages LeBron at home, Cavs down Lakers 116-102

Dec. 06, 2022 23:15 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — As a kid growing up in New York, Donovan Mitchell idolized LeBron James. On Tuesday night, he upstaged him. Mitchell scored a season-high 43 points and Jarrett Allen returned from injury to add 24, leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 116-102 victory over the Los...

Pistons run away in 2nd half, embarrass Heat 116-96

Dec. 06, 2022 22:30 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — The Detroit Pistons had a rare easy win. Bojan Bogdanovic scored 28 of his 31 points in the second half, Alec Burks added 18 and the Pistons ran away in the final two quarters to beat the Miami Heat 116-96 on Tuesday night. “Second half, we wanted to...

Nike says Nets' Kyrie Irving no longer one of its athletes

Dec. 06, 2022 09:27 AM EST

Kyrie Irving’s relationship with Nike is officially over, the shoe and athletic apparel maker said Monday, a move that came a month after the company suspended the Brooklyn Nets guard as part of the fallout from him tweeting a link to a film containing antisemitic material. It was...

Rookie Nembhard has 31, leads Pacers past Warriors, 112-104

Dec. 06, 2022 01:12 AM EST

SAN FRANCSICO (AP) — Rookie Andrew Nembhard outshined the Splash Brothers on their home court. Nembhard scored a season-high 31 points and added 13 assists and eight rebounds to lead the undermanned Indiana Pacers to a 112-104 victory over the Golden State Warriors on Monday night....

Bucks, Antetokounmpo hold off Magic 109-102

Dec. 06, 2022 00:29 AM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo scored five of his 34 points in the final two minutes Monday night to help the Milwaukee Bucks hold off a late Orlando rally in a 109-102 win over the Magic. Bobby Portis added 18 points and 10 rebounds for the Bucks, and Jrue Holiday...

Rockets outlast 76ers in 2 OTs; Harden 4 for 19 in return

Dec. 06, 2022 00:16 AM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Jalen Green scored 27 points and Kevin Porter Jr. added 24 to lead the Houston Rockets to a 132-123 double-overtime victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday night as James Harden struggled through his return from injury. Harden had 21 points but shot 4 for 19...

Doncic, Mavericks preserve big lead, roll past Suns 130-111

Dec. 05, 2022 23:59 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Luka Doncic and the Dallas Mavericks got the most important victory over Phoenix in Game 7 of the Western Conference semifinals last season. Now they can say goodbye to that pesky 10-game, regular-season losing streak. Doncic scored 33 points, Spencer...

Jones' career-high 28 points lead Grizzlies past Heat 101-93

Dec. 05, 2022 23:55 PM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Tyus Jones had a career-high 28 points and 10 assists to lead the short-handed Memphis Grizzlies to a 101-93 victory over Miami Heat on Monday night. Santi Aldama added 18 points and 10 rebounds, while Dillon Brooks finished with 17 for Memphis, which played...