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Garland leads hot-shooting Cavs to 122-103 win over Pacers

Feb. 05, 2023 19:53 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Darius Garland scored 24 points, Isaac Okoro added 20 and the Cleveland Cavaliers made 15 3-pointers Sunday in a 122-103 rout of the Indiana Pacers. All five starters scored in double figures for the Cavaliers, who shot 52.3% percent from the field, including 15...

No. 16 Duke tops No. 9 Notre Dame 57-52 for 1st place in ACC

Feb. 05, 2023 19:31 PM EST

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Celeste Taylor scored 14 points and No. 16 Duke came from behind for a 57-52 victory at No. 9 Notre Dame on Sunday to move into first place in the Atlantic Coast Conference. Trailing for most of the game’s first 28 minutes, the Blue Devils (20-3, 10-2 ACC)...

Brown, No. 18 Michigan women beat Michigan St. 77-67

Feb. 05, 2023 17:39 PM EST

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Leigha Brown scored 19 of her 29 points in the second half and finished two assists shy of a triple-double to lead No. 18 Michigan to a 77-67 win over rival Michigan State on Sunday. Brown scored 10 in the fourth quarter, eight from the foul line, and...

Warriors say Curry sidelined with left leg injury

Feb. 05, 2023 16:22 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Golden State All-Star guard Stephen Curry will be sidelined due to injuries to his left leg, the team said Sunday, and the Warriors aren't sure how long he'll be out. Curry was diagnosed with partial tears to his superior tibiofibular ligament and interosseous...

No. 1 South Carolina tops fifth-ranked UConn 81-77

Feb. 05, 2023 15:54 PM EST

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — In a rematch of last season's national championship game, South Carolina came out on top again over UConn thanks to a strong fourth quarter by Aliyah Boston. Boston scored 23 of her 26 points in the second half, including 14 in the final period, to help the...

Gilgeous-Alexander scores 42 as Thunder blow out Rockets

Feb. 04, 2023 23:58 PM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma City Thunder took what coach Mark Daigneault called a "bloodthirsty mentality" into Saturday's rematch with the Houston Rockets. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored 42 points to help the Thunder blow out Houston 153-121. They were...

Antetokounmpo has triple-double; Bucks win 7th straight

Feb. 04, 2023 23:55 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo had a triple-double with 35 points, 15 rebounds and 11 assists and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the short-handed Miami Heat 123-115 on Saturday night for their seventh straight victory. “You kind of know what to expect from the Miami team,"...

James closes on NBA scoring record, Lakers fall to Pelicans

Feb. 04, 2023 23:35 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — When LeBron James was pulling up his dribble to float an alley-oop pass to Anthony Davis, or diving into the stands in an attempt to regain the ball for the Lakers, he appeared far more concerned with immediate team goals than making NBA history. Yet, after...

Irving excused from Nets-Wizards, 1 day after trade request

Feb. 04, 2023 22:28 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Kyrie Irving sat out the Brooklyn Nets’ come-from-behind win over Washington on Saturday night, a day after he told the team he would like to be traded. The Nets said Irving's absence was due to right calf soreness, adding him to the injury report for their game...

Ayton has 31 points and 16 rebounds, Suns beat Pistons

Feb. 04, 2023 22:10 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Deandre Ayton had 31 points and 16 rebounds to help the Phoenix Suns beat the Detroit Pistons 116-100 on Saturday night. The surging Suns have won eight of 10 games, including a victory at Boston on Friday night, and have help on the way with Devin Booker nearing his...