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Graham scores 40, Hornets rally to beat Nets 113-108

Dec. 11, 2019 11:28 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Devonte' Graham was having the best night of his career, making it easy for his coach to call plays. "That's just good coaching, right? Brilliant, right? Find Devonte' Graham," Hornets coach James Borrego joked. “I learned from Pop (Gregg Popovich) that's a good move. He was...

Leonard back in Toronto, leads Clippers past Raptors 112-92

Dec. 11, 2019 10:41 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Kawhi Leonard scored 23 points in his return to Toronto, Lou Williams had 18 and the Clippers won their third straight game Wednesday, beating the slumping Raptors 112-92. Maurice Harkless scored 14 points and Paul George had 13 as the Clippers evened their road record at 6-6. Before the...

Barrett was warned about life in the NBA and Knicks deliver

Dec. 10, 2019 3:07 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — RJ Barrett was asked to explain something that would have been unusual to a 10-year veteran, let alone someone who had played 21 NBA games. Was it strange to have a coach run practice, only to fire him after it ended? “I mean, I have no idea. I just got here," Barrett said. “I...

Heat beat Bulls 110-105 for 10th straight home victory

Dec. 9, 2019 12:40 AM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Tyler Herro scored 27 points, including a go-ahead 3-pointer with 38.2 seconds left in overtime, and the Miami Heat held off the Chicago Bulls 110-105 on Sunday night to improve to 10-0 at home this season. Herro made three 3’s in overtime and another with 7.1 seconds left in regulation...

Nets hold off Nuggets 105-102 for 3rd straight victory

Dec. 8, 2019 6:48 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Spencer Dinwiddie saved the Brooklyn Nets — again. Dinwiddie scored 24 points and the Nets held off the Denver Nuggets 105-102 on Sunday for their third straight victory. “As long as it’s working, you’re all going to love me,” Dinwiddie said. “As...

Harris, Jordan lead Nets past Hornets, 111-104

Dec. 6, 2019 11:54 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Seven months ago, Brooklyn Nets sharpshooter Joe Harris won the NBA All-Star Weekend 3-point contest at the Spectrum Center. On Friday night, Harris was at it again by scoring 22 points and hitting six 3-pointers as the Nets continued their recent strong play in road games with a...

Harris, Jordan lead Nets past Hornets, 111-104

Dec. 6, 2019 11:41 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Seven months ago, Brooklyn Nets sharpshooter Joe Harris won the NBA All-Star Weekend 3-point contest at the Spectrum Center. On Friday night, Harris was at it again by scoring 22 points and hitting six 3-pointers as the Nets continued their recent strong play in road games with a...

Knicks fire David Fizdale, make Mike Miller interim coach

Dec. 6, 2019 8:18 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — David Fizdale was the latest coach tasked with trying to turn around the New York Knicks. He was given barely 100 games before the longtime losers decided it was time to try someone else. The Knicks cut ties with Fizdale and promoted assistant Mike Miller to interim head coach Friday after...

Temple, Dinwiddie pace Nets to easy win over Hawks

Dec. 4, 2019 11:17 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — On a team that's undergone a full roster rebuild and endured significant injuries, Garrett Temple knew the Brooklyn Nets would need extra time to mesh. “We had so many new guys," Temple said. “On this team, our defensive principles are a little different than around the NBA. We...

Heat score final 10 points, edge Nets 109-106

Dec. 1, 2019 6:29 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Any win on the road is a good one, though Jimmy Butler really liked the way the Miami Heat got their latest. Down seven with 1:45 to play, they had to play almost perfect — and on defense, they sure did. “I think we finally showed ourselves what we’re capable of when we...