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Gasol, Conley lead Grizzlies past Timberwolves, 100-87

Nov. 18, 2018 6:10 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Marc Gasol had 26 points and 13 rebounds, Mike Conley added 18 points and nine assists and the Memphis Grizzlies pulled away to beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 100-87 on Sunday. Gasol was 4 of 7 from 3-point range and Memphis hit 12 overall. The Grizzlies forced Minnesota into 20...

George, Adams lead Thunder past Phoenix 110-100

Nov. 18, 2018 12:55 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Still without Russell Westbrook, the Oklahoma City Thunder keep winning. Paul George scored 32 points, Steven Adams added 26 and the Thunder beat the Phoenix Suns 110-100 on Saturday night, their 10th victory in 11 games. The Thunder played without Westbrook for the sixth straight game. He...

Doncic leads Mavericks over short-handed Warriors 112-109

Nov. 18, 2018 12:37 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Luka Doncic gave the Dallas Mavericks a glimpse of an exciting future — and extended a bad week for the Golden State Warriors. The rookie scored 24 points, including a short jumper that put Dallas in front for good, and the Mavericks beat the Warriors 112-109 on Saturday night. The...

VanVleet, Green, Ibaka lead Raptors to 122-83 rout of Bulls

Nov. 18, 2018 12:03 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — With Kawhi Leonard sitting out, Toronto Raptors coach Nick Nurse inserted Fred VanVleet into the starting lineup Saturday night hoping it would snap the reserve guard out of a recent funk. Mission accomplished. VanVleet scored 18 points, Danny Green added 17 and Serge Ibaka had 16 points and...

Harden nets 34, Rockets win 4th straight 132-112 over Kings

Nov. 17, 2018 11:59 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston's offense continues to improve, and the Rockets keep on winning. James Harden had 34 points and eight assists, and the Rockets used a big first-half run on the way to their fourth straight victory, a 132-112 win over the Sacramento Kings on Saturday night. Harden, who shot 10 of 17...

Walker's 60 points not enough; 76ers top Hornets in OT

Nov. 17, 2018 11:53 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — JJ Redick jokingly bet new 76ers teammate Jimmy Butler on the bench that he wouldn't call "game" on the final shot. Butler responded with "bet." Butler, in his third game with his new team, drained a 3-pointer as time expired in overtime and Philadelphia overcame an NBA season-high...

Bogdanovic scores 22 points, Pacers hold off Hawks 97-89

Nov. 17, 2018 11:42 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — With All-Star Victor Oladipo out for most of the game, the Pacers relied on a veteran and a rookie to put away the Hawks. Bojan Bogdanovic scored 22 points, hitting a late 3-pointer and a pair of free throws to seal the win, as Indiana beat Atlanta 97-89 on Saturday night. "Bogey is...

Mitchell scores 28, Jazz beat Celtics 98-86

Nov. 17, 2018 11:19 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Donovan Mitchell was much more efficient leading Utah in scoring this time. Mitchell had 28 points and six assists, bouncing back from one of his worst performances of the season and leading the Jazz to a 98-86 win over the Boston Celtics on Saturday night. "I didn't really do too much but...

Davis scores 40, leads the Pelicans past the Nuggets 125-115

Nov. 17, 2018 11:17 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Anthony Davis had 10 field goals for New Orleans against Denver on Saturday night. That's not a bad total, but it doesn't begin to tell the whole story about how he carried the Pelicans. Davis added 20-for-21 shooting from the free throw line and finished with 40 points, eight rebounds...

Vucevic scores 36, Magic end Lakers' 4-game win streak

Nov. 17, 2018 11:10 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — There was a closer on the floor when the Lakers faced the Magic, and it wasn't LeBron James. Nikola Vucevic had 36 points, including eight straight in a crucial stretch of the fourth quarter, and Orlando beat Los Angeles 130-117 on Saturday night, ending the Lakers' four-game winning...