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Kings storm back in 4th quarter to stun Thunder, 94-93

Dec. 12, 2019 2:00 AM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Buddy Hield was upset about not getting a foul call when Oklahoma City double-teamed him in the final seconds while he was attempting to get free for a shot. When no whistle blew, Hield calmed down and passed the ball to Sacramento teammate Bogdan Bogdanovic. "I found the best...

Rantanen scores twice, Avalanche beat Flyers 3-1

Dec. 12, 2019 1:21 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — Mikko Rantanen put his first shot right where Carter Hart could make a great save. He didn't give the Philadelphia goaltender a chance on his next two scoring opportunities. Rantanen had two goals and Pavel Francouz made 32 saves to lead the Colorado Avalanche to a 3-1 win over the Flyers on...

Bucks win 16th straight despite missing Antetokounmpo

Dec. 12, 2019 1:21 AM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — No Giannis was no problem for the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday night. Reigning league MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo sat out but the Bucks kept on rolling, getting 29 points from Eric Bledsoe and 24 from Khris Middleton in a 127-112 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans that extended their...

Angels to formulate plan for Ohtani’s throwing program soon

Dec. 12, 2019 12:09 AM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Once Shohei Ohtani completes the final phase of his recovery from Tommy John surgery later this month, the Los Angeles Angels will confer with surgeon Dr. Neal ElAttrache and the team's medical staff to determine how to proceed with the Japanese two-way star's throwing program. Ohtani...

LaVine scores 35 in three quarters, Bulls rout Hawks 136-102

Dec. 11, 2019 11:56 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Zach LaVine believes he needs to be a dependable fourth-quarter scorer for the Chicago Bulls to have success. Against Atlanta on Wednesday night, though, he was happy being a spectator. LaVine scored 35 points in three quarters, Lauri Markkanen added 22 and Chicago snapped a three-game...

Leonard scores 24 points as Clippers beat Raptors 112-92

Dec. 11, 2019 11:32 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Kawhi Leonard got his ring, and the Los Angeles Clippers got another win. Leonard scored 23 points in his return to Toronto, Lou Williams had 18 and the Clippers won their third straight game Wednesday, beating the slumping Raptors 112-92. Maurice Harkless scored 14 points and Paul George...

Graham scores 40, Hornets rally to beat Nets 113-108

Dec. 11, 2019 11:28 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Devonte' Graham was having the best night of his career, making it easy for his coach to call plays. "That's just good coaching, right? Brilliant, right? Find Devonte' Graham," Hornets coach James Borrego joked. “I learned from Pop (Gregg Popovich) that's a good move. He was...

Brogdon, Holiday help Pacers rally past Celtics 122-117

Dec. 11, 2019 10:51 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana aced one major test Wednesday. Now coach Nate McMillan expects the Pacers to continue putting up high marks. Malcolm Brogdon scored 29 points and made all 15 of his free throws, the Holiday brothers combined for 20 fourth-quarter points and Indiana rallied from a 10-point...

AP source: Mets nearing deal to add Wacha to rotation

Dec. 11, 2019 9:07 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The New York Mets and right-hander Michael Wacha are nearing an agreement on a one-year deal, a person with knowledge of the contract told The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Wednesday because the deal was not yet complete. The Mets have been in the market for...

Saints place defensive linemen Davenport, Rankins on IR

Dec. 11, 2019 8:47 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Saints have place starting defensive linemen Sheldon Rankins and Marcus Davenport on injured reserve. The move ends the season for the former first-round draft picks with New Orleans just weeks away from beginning a third-straight playoff run. Rankins, a defensive tackle...