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NBA Prospect Watch: Hoyas' Mohammed mix of power, potential

Jan. 26, 2022 12:50 PM EST

Aminu Mohammed is one of the Big East's top individual talents. He just so happens to play for the team at the bottom of the conference. No matter. Mohammed has put himself on track to be selected in the NBA draft if he decides to be a one-and-done. The versatile Mohammad appears in...

Bulls F Jones could miss 6-8 weeks with broken finger

Jan. 26, 2022 03:22 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — The banged-up Chicago Bulls lost another player to a long-term injury when forward Derrick Jones Jr. broke his right index finger Tuesday while working out at the team's training facility. Jones, sidelined with a bone bruise since getting hurt Jan. 12 against...

Edwards has 40 points, Timberwolves down Blazers 109-107

Jan. 26, 2022 01:58 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Anthony Edwards had 40 points, including 14 points in the fourth quarter, and the Minnesota Timberwolves rallied to beat the Portland Trail Blazers 109-107 on Tuesday night. Karl-Anthony Towns added 17 points and 17 rebounds for the Timberwolves, who improved...

Curry and Warriors rout Mavericks 130-92

Jan. 26, 2022 01:49 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Klay Thompson is playing a few more minutes now, making pretty passes and knocking down shots from all spots on the floor. Sure, everyone told him to expect rust for a while — and he's not having it. “I really pride myself on my efficiency, so it felt good...

Kennard scores 7 in final 9 seconds as Clippers stun Wizards

Jan. 25, 2022 23:46 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Los Angeles Clippers are the NBA's new comeback kings. Who are the Washington Wizards? Bradley Beal doesn't know. Luke Kennard scored seven points inside the final 9 seconds, including a go-ahead four-point play with 1.9 seconds remaining, and...

Lakers' Davis returns from knee injury in win over Nets

Jan. 25, 2022 23:43 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Anthony Davis' knee felt good. Once he gets his conditioning back, perhaps the Los Angeles Lakers can finally make a lengthy push. Davis scored eight points in 25 minutes after missing 17 games with a sprained left knee, helping the Lakers beat the Brooklyn Nets...

Tatum, Brown lead Celtics in 128-75 laugher over Kings

Jan. 25, 2022 23:27 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Jayson Tatum scored 36 points and Jaylen Brown had 30 points and 10 rebounds before both rested the entire fourth quarter as the Boston Celtics routed the Sacramento Kings 128-75 on Tuesday night. Robert Williams finished with 13 points and 17 rebounds for the...

James has 33, Lakers beat Nets 106-96 in Davis' return

Jan. 25, 2022 23:14 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Anthony Davis' knee looked fine leaping high to slam down a lob pass from LeBron James on the game's first possession. And he looked healthy jumping into his teammate in celebration after James' two steals and dunks in the fourth quarter punctuated his performance....

Jokic's 28 points, 21 rebounds leads Nuggets past Pistons

Jan. 25, 2022 23:08 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Nikola Jokic had 28 points, 21 rebounds and nine assists, Monte Morris made four free throws in the final 11.5 seconds, and the Denver Nuggets beat the Detroit Pistons 110-105 on Tuesday night. Jokic was asked if he'd check the film for a missed assist, having fallen...

Murray, Poeltl power Spurs to easy 134-104 win over Rockets

Jan. 25, 2022 23:06 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Dejounte Murray and Jakob Poeltl combined for 37 points in three quarters to help the San Antonio Spurs coast to a 134-104 victory over the Houston Rockets Tuesday night. Murray had 19 points and 10 assists and Poeltl had 18 points with nine rebounds by the end of...