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Curry, Wiggins lead Warriors to 126-95 victory over Magic

Dec. 07, 2021 01:48 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Stephen Curry keeps letting it fly from any spot on the floor, and he's suddenly within striking distance of overtaking Ray Allen as the NBA's all-time leader in made 3-pointers. Curry had seven more 3s on the way to 31 points and eight assists, Andrew Wiggins...

Embiid scores 43, 76ers hold off pesky Hornets 127-124 in OT

Dec. 06, 2021 23:34 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Joel Embiid had a season-high 43 points, 15 rebounds and seven assists, and the Philadelphia 76ers held off the short-handed Charlotte Hornets 127-124 in overtime on Monday night. Tobias Harris returned from a one-game absence due to illness and had 21 points...

Hawks use season-high 3s to beat Timberwolves 121-110

Dec. 06, 2021 23:33 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Trae Young had 29 points and 11 assists, Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot scored 23 points and the short-handed Atlanta Hawks beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 121-110 Monday night. Danilo Gallinari scored 20 points off the bench for Atlanta, which was without injured wings...

Bane, Brooks lead Grizzlies to fifth straight win

Dec. 06, 2021 23:24 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Dillon Brooks and Desmond Bane scored 21 points each, and the surging Memphis Grizzlies beat the Miami Heat 105-90 Monday night. Memphis has won five straight without leading scorer Ja Morant, who hurt his left knee against Atlanta on Nov. 26. The Grizzlies have not...

Pacers pull away early, hold off Wizards for 116-110 win

Dec. 06, 2021 22:19 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Two-time All-Star Domantas Sabonis was ready to do whatever it took to snap a four-game losing streak. Especially against the team that eliminated the Indiana Pacers from the play-in round in May. So on Monday night, Sabonis did it all. He...

Short-handed Hornets lean on 3-pointers, top Hawks 130-127

Dec. 06, 2021 11:10 AM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Miles Bridges scored 32 points and the Charlotte Hornets, without four players, leaned on their 3-point shooting and beat the Atlanta Hawks 130-127 on Sunday night. Bridges made each of his four shots in the fourth quarter, when he scored 13 points. ...

Siakam scores 31 to help Raptors beat Wizards 102-90

Dec. 05, 2021 21:15 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Pascal Siakam scored 31 points, Precious Achiuwa had 10 points and 14 rebounds, and the Toronto Raptors beat the Washington Wizards 102-90 on Sunday night. Chris Boucher scored 14 points, Scottie Barnes had 11, and Fred VanVleet 10 to help the Raptors win...

Bucks rout short-handed Heat 124-102 without Antetokounmpo

Dec. 05, 2021 00:15 AM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — It wasn’t exactly a revenge game for the Milwaukee Bucks, though it felt good. Pat Connaughton made seven 3-pointers and scored 23 points, and the Bucks avenged an embarrassing loss from the second game of the season, beating the Heat 124-102 on...

Ball, 3 other Hornets in NBA's health and safety protocols

Dec. 04, 2021 10:26 AM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Four Charlotte Hornets players, including last year’s Rookie of the Year LaMelo Ball, have been placed in the NBA’s health and safety protocols on Saturday, an indicator they have tested positive of the coronavirus. Along with Ball, guard...

Gordon's late shot lifts Rockets over Magic 118-116

Dec. 03, 2021 23:29 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Eric Gordon scored 24 points and his short jumper with 1.6 seconds left lifted the Houston Rockets to their fifth consecutive win, 118-116 over the Orlando Magic on Friday night. Houston had dropped 15 straight before its winning streak. ...