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Analysis: Waiters' future in Miami is very unclear

Nov. 12, 2019 1:32 AM EST

Dion Waiters leads the Miami Heat in suspensions and headlines this season. And his future is very unclear. Waiters won't be with the Heat for at least nine more games — his 10-game suspension for repeated conduct deemed detrimental to the team started Friday when Miami visited the Los Angeles Lakers...

Raptors end Lakers' 7-game winning streak in 113-104 victory

Nov. 11, 2019 1:22 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The centerpiece of the Toronto Raptors' championship team works at Staples Center now. Two more key components of last season's sublime roster got injured right before the Raptors arrived in Los Angeles for the reunion. In the opening weeks of life after Kawhi, the defending champs are...

Davis' 26 send Lakers past Heat 95-80 for 7th straight win

Nov. 9, 2019 2:19 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Miami trimmed the Los Angeles Lakers' lead to six points with nearly nine minutes left in the fourth quarter, and Staples Center buckled in for a big finish between two NBA division leaders. Instead, the Heat missed their next 13 shots and scored only six more points all night. The...

Butler, Dragic lead Heat over Suns 124-108

Nov. 8, 2019 12:35 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Goran Dragic was an All-Star just two seasons ago. Miami coach Erik Spoelstra hasn't forgotten. The 12-year veteran might come off the bench for the Heat these days, but he's still capable of putting up big numbers and making big baskets. That was on full display Thursday night, when Dragic...

Bulls race to big lead in opening minutes, rout Hawks 113-93

Nov. 6, 2019 11:35 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — For the second night in a row, the Chicago Bulls took a big lead into the fourth quarter. This time, they didn't let up. Tomas Satoransky scored a career-high 27 points and the Bulls won for just the third time in nine games with easily their most impressive performance of the young season,...

LeBron 3rd straight triple-double, Lakers rally past Bulls

Nov. 6, 2019 12:02 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — LeBron James and Anthony Davis watched and cheered as Kyle Kuzma powered a big fourth-quarter run for Los Angeles. Sure, James was his usual brilliant self. But Kuzma's performance was a big deal for the rolling Lakers. James had 30 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds for his third...

Lakers G Bradley sidelined by bruised right leg

Nov. 5, 2019 7:01 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Lakers guard Avery Bradley has been ruled out for Los Angeles' game against Chicago because of a lower right leg contusion. Bradley got hurt during Sunday's 103-96 victory at San Antonio. He is averaging 10.7 points in six games in his first season with the Lakers. Kentavious Caldwell-Pope...

Too early to tell if injuries will affect NBA TV ratings

Nov. 5, 2019 2:34 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The NBA was banking on Zion Williamson and the Golden State Warriors as main attractions when the television schedules were released in August. Less than three weeks into the season, the league's television partners are still trying to assess the fallout from injuries. Williamson's knee...

Doncic has triple-double, Mavericks rout Cavaliers 131-111

Nov. 3, 2019 11:51 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Luka Doncic showed off his all-around game — at the Cleveland Cavaliers' expense. Doncic had his second straight triple-double and third of the season, finishing with 29 points and 14 rebounds and matching his career high with 15 assists in the Dallas Mavericks' 131-111 victory over...

LeBron James, Anthony Davis lead Lakers past Spurs

Nov. 3, 2019 10:55 PM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — For a player who wasn't even part of the Los Angeles Lakers' plans this offseason, Dwight Howard is providing a powerful impact alongside LeBron James and Anthony Davis. Davis had 25 points and 11 rebounds, ames added 21 points, 13 assists and 11 rebounds and Los Angeles held off the San...