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Curry hits winning jumper, Warriors beat Rockets 105-103

Jan. 22, 2022 02:17 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Confetti fell and Stephen Curry flexed. He danced and celebrated a January victory against the lowly Rockets as if it were a playoff game in May. Oh how the Golden State Warriors needed this one. Curry needed this one. His dependable, smooth shot...

Morant scores 38, Grizzlies knock off Jokic, Nuggets 122-118

Jan. 22, 2022 00:36 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — Ja Morant scored 38 points and the Memphis Grizzlies overcame Nikola Jokic's fourth straight triple-double to beat the Denver Nuggets 122-118 on Friday night. Morant scored on floaters, runners, fadeaways, 3-pointers, an emphatic alley-oop and driving layups while...

Harden's triple-double helps Nets top Murray, Spurs, 117-102

Jan. 22, 2022 00:11 AM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — James Harden had 37 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds, spoiling Dejounte Murray’s ninth triple-double of the season as the Brooklyn Nets overpowered the San Antonio Spurs 117-102 on Friday night. Murray had 25 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists for his second...

Undermanned Pacers stun Curry, Warriors 121-117 in overtime

Jan. 21, 2022 02:21 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Golden State Warriors were frenzied, rushing shots and being careless with the basketball. It led to perhaps their worst loss this season to an Indiana team with a handful of injured stars watching in street clothes. Keifer Sykes hit a go-ahead 3-pointer...

Valanciunas, Hart lead Pelicans past Knicks, 102-91

Jan. 20, 2022 23:33 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Jose Alvarado felt right at home back in New York, where the Knicks had another rough night in front of their fans. Alvarado had a big game not far from his Brooklyn home and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Knicks 102-91 on Thursday night. ...

Suns rally late to beat Mavs 109-101, sweep 5-game road trip

Jan. 20, 2022 23:20 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Devin Booker scored 28 points, Chris Paul had 20 points and 11 assists with no turnovers, and the Phoenix Suns rallied late to beat the Dallas Mavericks 109-101 on Thursday night. In a matchup of two of the NBA’s hottest teams, Phoenix (35-9) finished a sweep of its...

Mathews scores 23, Rockets rally past scuffling Jazz 116-111

Jan. 20, 2022 01:15 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Garrison Mathews scored 23 points, including five 3-pointers, to send the Houston Rockets to a 116-111 victory over the scuffling Utah Jazz on Wednesday night. Jae’sean Tate chipped in with 18 points and Eric Gordon scored 16. Kevin Porter Jr. had 15 points...

Doncic leads streaking Mavericks to 102-98 win over Raptors

Jan. 20, 2022 00:18 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Luka Doncic scored a season-high 41 points, including a clutch 3-pointer with 1:01 to play, and tied his season best with 14 rebounds as the surging Dallas Mavericks held off the Toronto Raptors 102-98 on Wednesday night. Kristaps Porzingis had 18 points and seven...

Giannis leads Bucks past short-handed Grizzlies, 126-114

Jan. 20, 2022 00:07 AM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo had 33 points and 15 rebounds, and Khris Middleton scored 27 to lead the Milwaukee Bucks to a 126-114 victory over the short-handed Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday night. Memphis, which had won 12 of 13, was without two of its leading scorers...

Murray has triple-double as Spurs roll past Thunder, 118-96

Jan. 19, 2022 23:46 PM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Dejounte Murray had 23 points, 14 assists and 10 rebounds, and the San Antonio Spurs made 15 3-pointers as they rolled past the Oklahoma City Thunder 118-96 on Wednesday night. It was Murray’s eighth triple-double of the season and 12th of his career. ...