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Carmelo aims to knock off rust, knock down shots for Blazers

Nov. 19, 2019 2:29 AM EST

Plenty has changed since Carmelo Anthony last played an NBA game. Zion Williamson had just made his Duke debut. Kyrie Irving had said only a month earlier he planned to re-sign in Boston. There’s been turnover all over the league — including a blockbuster trade between Anthony’s last two...

Samuel another TCU double-double in 65-54 win over Air Force

Nov. 19, 2019 1:14 AM EST

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Kevin Samuel became the first TCU player in 25 years with three consecutive double-doubles to start a season, with a career-high 19 points and 11 rebounds in the Horned Frogs’ 65-54 win over Air Force on Monday night. RJ Nembhard added 15 points and five assists while...

Doncic scores 42 in triple-double, Mavs top Spurs 117-110

Nov. 19, 2019 12:55 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Luka Doncic grew up idolizing LeBron James, and now the young NBA prodigy has joined James in the record book. The Dallas Mavericks needed everything Doncic delivered in a sensational performance Monday night. Doncic scored a career-high 42 points to go with 12 assists and 11 rebounds as the...

Hardy, Diong lead UNLV to 72-58 win over ACU

Nov. 19, 2019 12:29 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Amauri Hardy scored 25 points and Cheikh Mbacke Diong pulled down 10 rebounds to lead UNLV to a 72-58 victory over Abilene Christian on Monday night. Elijah Mitrou-Long added 13 points and Donnie Tillman chipped in 10 for UNLV (2-3) to halt a three-game skid. The Rebels sprinted to a 37-28...

Harden, Westbrook help Rockets rout Trail Blazers 132-108

Nov. 18, 2019 11:32 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden has been scoring at such a prolific rate this season that his 36-point effort in Houston’s rout of Portland on Monday night actually caused his average to dip. “For him he had a subpar night,” Portland coach Terry Stotts said with a slight laugh. Russell...

Small scores 20 to lift Texas St. over Jackson St. 73-58

Nov. 18, 2019 11:20 PM EST

SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — Isiah Small had 20 points, eight rebounds and three steals as Texas State defeated Jackson State 73-58 on Monday night. Mason Harrell had 13 points and six assists for Texas State (3-2). Nijal Pearson added 13 points. Caleb Asberry had six rebounds for the hosts. Tristan Jarrett...

Police chief: 3 people killed in Oklahoma Walmart shooting

Nov. 18, 2019 8:04 PM EST

DUNCAN, Oklahoma (AP) — Two men and a woman were fatally shot Monday morning outside a Walmart store in southwestern Oklahoma, and the shooter is among the dead, authorities said. Two victims were shot inside a car and the third died in the parking lot just before 10 a.m. outside the store in Duncan,...

Media fighting gag order in case of missing Alabama student

Nov. 18, 2019 7:58 PM EST

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Media companies are asking a judge to lift a gag order in the kidnapping case against a man charged in the disappearance of a missing Alabama college student. Ten companies and organizations representing multiple news outlets filed the request Monday in the case of 29-year-old Ibraheem...

Titans hope bye helped heal up key players for stretch run

Nov. 18, 2019 7:47 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans believe their bye with the much-needed time off helped them heal for the final six games on the schedule. How much remains to be seen. Coach Mike Vrabel didn’t tip his hand Monday except to say he expected two of four Titans to test themselves when they...

Stafford hurt, but defense is what’s letting Lions down

Nov. 18, 2019 7:07 PM EST

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — As hard as this is to believe, Matthew Stafford’s injury may not be Detroit’s biggest problem. The veteran quarterback missed a second straight game last weekend with back and hip problems, but unless he could have played defense, Stafford might not have been able to...