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Cleveland Cavaliers' Collin Sexton, left, drives past Brooklyn Nets' Bruce Brown during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Cavs' Sexton outplays Irving, shreds Nets in double OT

Jan. 21, 2021 2:21 AM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Kevin Durant scooped up the box score on the table in front of him and quickly scanned the statistics next to Collin Sexton's name to make sure he was being accurate. There they were: 42 points, 15 coming in the second overtime when Cleveland's guard drained four 3-pointers. “He...

San Jose Sharks' Tomas Hertl, right, scores the game winning goal past St. Louis Blues goaltender Jordan Binnington during a shootout of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Hertl's shootout goal lifts Sharks over Blues, 2-1

Jan. 21, 2021 1:22 AM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Tomas Hertl scored the only goal in a four-round shootout to give the San Jose Sharks a 2-1 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Wednesday night. Marcus Sorensen scored the tying goal late in the second period and Martin Jones made 22 saves for the Sharks, who snapped a six-game losing...

Sacramento Kings forward Glenn Robinson III (30) defends against Los Angeles Clippers forward Kawhi Leonard, right, during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)

Clippers beat Kings 115-96 for season-high 5th straight win

Jan. 21, 2021 1:13 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kawhi Leonard scored 32 points, Paul George added 19 and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Sacramento Kings 115-96 on Wednesday night for their season-high fifth consecutive victory. The Clippers handed the Kings a 38-point loss at their place last Friday. A new week didn’t change...

Indiana Pacers' Malcolm Brogdon (7) goes to the basket against Dallas Mavericks' Tim Hardaway Jr. (11) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Porzingis' big night leads Mavericks past Pacers 124-112

Jan. 20, 2021 11:38 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Kristaps Porzingis posted season-high totals of 27 points and 12 rebounds in leading the Dallas Mavericks to a 124-111 victory at Indiana on Wednesday night. Luka Doncic added 13 points, 12 rebounds and 11 assists as Dallas snapped its first three-game losing streak in almost two years....

Miami Heat guard Kendrick Nunn (25) celebrates a basket against the Toronto Raptors during the second half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Nunn scores 28 to lead Heat past Raptors 111-102

Jan. 20, 2021 11:32 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Miami Heat were missing a lot of firepower Wednesday night. They did have Kendrick Nunn and a zone defense that the Toronto Raptors couldn't figure out Nunn scored 28 points and the injury-plagued Heat pulled away in the second half for a 111-102 win. Bam Adebayo had 14 points, 13...

Orlando Magic's Cole Anthony shoots the game-winning 3-point basket at the buzzer against the Minnesota Timberwolves in an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, in Minneapolis. The Magic won 97-96. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

Anthony hits buzzer-beating 3, Magic stun Timberwolves 97-96

Jan. 20, 2021 11:29 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Cole Anthony hit a hurried 3-pointer at the buzzer and the Orlando Magic stunned the Minnesota Timberwolves 97-96 on Wednesday night to stop a six-game losing streak. Nikola Vucevic had 28 points and eight rebounds for Orlando. Evan Fournier added 24 points in his return to the lineup...

Brooklyn Nets' Kyrie Irving (11) drives past Cleveland Cavaliers' Taurean Prince (12) during double overtime of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, in Cleveland. The Cavaliers won 147-135 in double-overtime. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Irving returns, but new-look Nets beaten by Cavs in 2 OTs

Jan. 20, 2021 11:21 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Kyrie Irving needed some time. The new-look Nets will require some as well. Irving returned from his personal “pause” and scored 37 points in his first game with Kevin Durant and James Harden but Brooklyn's “Big 3” couldn't keep up with Cleveland's Collin...

Memphis Grizzlies Taylor Jenkins holds the play board during a timeout in the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Minnesota Timberwolves, Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

NBA giving Wizards more time to prepare after virus layoff

Jan. 20, 2021 11:17 PM EST

Washington got back on the practice court Wednesday for the first time in more than a week, and Bradley Beal wondered if the Wizards need more time there before returning to game mode. The NBA apparently agreed with him. Not long after the league's leading scorer said he believes the short-handed Wizards —...

Atlanta Hawks guard Trae Young (11) shoots as Detroit Pistons guard Derrick Rose (25) defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Young has 38, Collins adds 31 as Hawks beat Pistons in OT

Jan. 20, 2021 11:10 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Trae Young scored 38 points, John Collins had 31 and the Atlanta Hawks rallied to beat Jerami Grant and the Detroit Pistons 123-115 in overtime on Wednesday night. Grant had a career-high 32 points, including all of Detroit’s nine points in overtime, to continue his hot start to the...

Buffalo Bills' Micah Hyde (23) celebrates with teammates after an NFL divisional round football game against the Baltimore Ravens Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in Orchard Park, N.Y. The Bills won 17-3. (AP Photo/Adrian Kraus)

Bills among the NFL's 4 defenses peaking in the postseason

Jan. 20, 2021 7:04 PM EST

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Leslie Frazier’s faith in his Bills defense never wavered even at the lowest point of Buffalo’s season. It was mid-November and the Bills were entering their bye week on the heels of a 32-30 defeat at Arizona. Immediately dubbed “The Hail Murray,” the...