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Grizzlies use Morant's triple-double, rally to beat Pacers

Jan. 29, 2023 22:10 PM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Ja Morant had 27 points, 15 assists and 10 rebounds, Jaren Jackson Jr. added 28 points and the Memphis Grizzlies overcame a lackluster first half to defeat the Indiana Pacers 112-100 on Sunday. Brandon Clarke had 13 points, hitting all five of his shots as...

Rielly scores first goal of season, Leafs down Capitals 5-1

Jan. 29, 2023 21:38 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Morgan Rielly scored his first goal of the season for Toronto in the Maple Leafs’ 5-1 victory over the Washington Capitals on Sunday. Michael Bunting, William Nylander, Pierre Engvall and Zach Aston-Reese provided the rest of the offense for Toronto. Ilya Samsonov...

Turner agrees to stay with Pacers on 2-year extension

Jan. 29, 2023 19:36 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Myles Turner is staying with the Indiana Pacers a while longer. The two-time NBA blocks champion has agreed to a two-year contract extension, keeping Indiana's starting five intact through next season. Terms of the deal have not been released but The Athletic...

AP source: Dolphins hire Vic Fangio as defensive coordinator

Jan. 29, 2023 19:00 PM EST

The Miami Dolphins have reached a deal with former Denver Broncos coach Vic Fangio to become their defensive coordinator, a person familiar with the hire told The Associated Press on Sunday. The person spoke to The AP on condition of anonymity because the deal has not been finalized....

49ers' Mitchell to miss NFC title game with groin injury

Jan. 29, 2023 15:14 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — San Francisco 49ers running back Elijah Mitchell was inactive for Sunday’s NFC championship game because of a groin injury. Mitchell rushed for 279 yards and two touchdowns in only five games in the regular season. He added 51 yards in last week's playoff win...

Achiuwa leads Raptors to 123-105 win over Trail Blazers

Jan. 29, 2023 01:49 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Precious Achiuwa scored 27 points and grabbed 13 rebounds in place of the injured OG Anunoby to lead the Toronto Raptors to a 123-105 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Saturday night. Pascal Siakam scored 24 points and Gary Trent Jr. added 19 against...

Jazz hold off late rally, beat Doncic-less Mavericks 108-100

Jan. 29, 2023 00:47 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Lauri Markkanen scored 29 points, Malik Beasley added 19 and the Utah Jazz took advantage of Dallas star Luka Doncic’s absence to beat the Mavericks 108-100 on Saturday night. Doncic sat out because of a sprained left ankle. Jordan Clarkson...

DeRozan, LaVine lead Bulls to 128-109 win over Magic

Jan. 28, 2023 22:54 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — DeMar DeRozan and Zach LaVine each scored 32 points, Nikola Vucevic added 26 points and 13 rebounds and the Chicago Bulls turned back a late rally and beat the Orlando Magic 128-109 on Saturday night. Mo Wagner led the Magic with 27 points, combining with Cole...

Pettersson scores twice, Canucks beat Blue Jackets 5-2

Jan. 28, 2023 02:34 AM EST

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Elias Pettersson scored twice, Bo Horvat had a career-high four assists and the Vancouver Canucks beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-2 on Friday night for their second victory in three games under Rick Tocchet. Tocchet took over as coach after Bruce...

McVay, LA Rams hire former Jets OC Mike LaFleur

Jan. 27, 2023 21:44 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams hired former New York Jets offensive coordinator Mike LaFleur on Friday to join Sean McVay's quest to fix one of the least productive offenses in the league. LaFleur spent the past two years with the Jets in his first stint as an NFL...