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Curry scores 33, Warriors roll to 119-101 win over Cavaliers

Apr. 15, 2021 23:43 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Stephen Curry scored 33 points — topping 30 for a career-best ninth consecutive game — and the Golden State Warriors pulled away for a 119-101 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Thursday night. Curry, who made an NBA-record 29 3-pointers over...

Lakers pull away after ejections, rout Nets 126-101

Apr. 11, 2021 00:03 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Dennis Schroder helped send a Lakers team missing LeBron James and Anthony Davis off to a sizzling start. And after Schroder was thrown out along with Kyrie Irving in the third quarter, the defending champions really turned it on. ...

Patrick McCaw, reserve on 2019 title team, waived by Raptors

Apr. 09, 2021 12:58 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Patrick McCaw, a reserve who has played on three NBA championship teams, was waived Thursday by the Toronto Raptors. He has been limited to five games this season because of a knee injury. He played less than seven minutes a game. ...

Former Pistons physician Benjamin Paolucci dies at age 84

Apr. 07, 2021 22:48 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Dr. Benjamin Paolucci, a longtime team physician for the Detroit Pistons who was with the franchise for each of its three NBA championships, has died. He was 84. The Pistons said Paolucci died Wednesday in Florida. Paolucci retired...

LA Lakers sign veteran Ben McLemore for rest of season

Apr. 07, 2021 16:08 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers signed guard Ben McLemore for the rest of the season Tuesday. The defending NBA champions put the eight-year veteran in their final open roster spot, hoping to improve their poor 3-point shooting performances as they prepare for...

At last, Oladipo finally gets his chance to play with Heat

Apr. 02, 2021 02:06 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Victor Oladipo got swept out of the first round of the playoffs last season by Miami, and when that series concluded he had no doubt the Heat would end up in the NBA Finals. He was right. And now, he’s got a chance to help them make...

Drummond leaves debut with bruised toe, Bucks beat LA 112-97

Apr. 01, 2021 01:36 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Andre Drummond left his Lakers debut with a bruised right toe, and Jrue Holiday scored 28 points in the Milwaukee Bucks' 112-97 victory over Los Angeles on Wednesday night. Giannis Antetokounmpo had 25 points and 10 rebounds, and Khris Middleton added...

Lakers add center Andre Drummond for postseason push

Mar. 29, 2021 01:01 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Andre Drummond is joining the Los Angeles Lakers for the playoff push. The Lakers announced the signing of the two-time All-Star center less than an hour before Sunday night's game against the Orlando Magic. Drummond announced his decision with a post...

'92 Heisman winner Ward named trustee for Florida college

Mar. 28, 2021 11:18 AM EDT

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Charlie Ward, the 1992 Heisman Trophy winner and former NBA player, has been named a trustee for a Florida community college. Gov. Ron DeSantis picked Ward on Friday to the Tallahassee Community College District Board of Trustees. ...

Gordon, McGee eager to lead Nuggets toward deep playoff run

Mar. 27, 2021 15:38 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Among the topics JaVale McGee considers himself well-versed: Netflix shows, cryptocurrency, investments and technology as it relates to the new iPhone. “I’m really versed in the world of a lot of things,” he said. Go ahead and...