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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...

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...

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...

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...

Gilgeous-Alexander scores 35 as Thunder rally past Hawks

Dec. 05, 2022 23:22 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored 35 points, Josh Giddey had 12 of his 17 points in the final period, and the Oklahoma City Thunder overcame a 14-point deficit in the third quarter to beat the Atlanta Hawks 121-114 on Monday night. Dejounte Murray finished with 24...

Leonard returns, hits game-winner as Clippers beat Hornets

Dec. 05, 2022 22:31 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kawhi Leonard couldn't have drawn up a better return. The five-time All-Star had 16 points, including an 18-foot jumper with 1.4 seconds to lift the Los Angeles Clippers to a 119-117 victory over the Charlotte Hornets on Monday night in his return from a...

Hawks' Trae Young, McMillan try to smooth over dispute

Dec. 05, 2022 19:21 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Trae Young says he and Hawks coach Nate McMillan have smoothed over their disagreement regarding his not attending a game last Friday. Young, the team's leading scorer, was out with a sore shoulder and did not attend the game the win over the Denver Nuggets. It is...

Davis scores 55 points, leads Lakers over Wizards 130-119

Dec. 04, 2022 21:40 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Anthony Davis dazzled so much, he heard fans chanting “MVP!” And that came while playing on the road. Davis scored 55 points on sizzling 22-of-30 shooting and added 17 rebounds, leading the Los Angeles Lakers over the Washington Wizards 130-119 Sunday night. ...

Cavaliers forward Wade out for month with shoulder sprain

Dec. 04, 2022 14:19 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cavaliers forward Dean Wade could miss one month with a sprained left shoulder, the latest injury for a Cleveland team that has been dealing with them all season. Wade got hurt in the first half of Friday's win over the Orlando Magic. The Cavaliers said Sunday that...

Giannis-less Bucks cruise to 105-96 win over Hornets

Dec. 03, 2022 21:46 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Bobby Portis scored 20 points and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Charlotte Hornets 105-96 on Saturday night, despite missing star forward Giannis Antetokounmpo. “Everybody gives themselves up for the betterment of the team,” Portis said of Milwaukee’s...