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Mahomes, Chiefs hold off Chargers 24-17 in Mexico City

Nov. 19, 2019 4:21 AM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Nearly everything about this Monday night game felt foreign to Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs, from the gasp-inducing altitude of raucous Azteca Stadium to the struggles of their powerhouse offense. Mahomes loved the experience, but didn’t love how his offense played....

George’s late 3 helps Clippers edge Thunder 90-88

Nov. 19, 2019 2:55 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Clippers’ offense wasn’t doing much through three quarters, so they buckled down on defense and narrowly avoided getting beat by a couple of former teammates. Paul George hit a go-ahead 3-pointer against his old team with 25 seconds left, lifting Los Angeles over the...

Smith leads Unbeaten UCLA to win over Southern Utah

Nov. 19, 2019 2:30 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — UCLA’s basketball team put on a defensive clinic for the first 10 minutes of its game against Southern Utah. It had steals, blocked shots, deflections and more. UCLA coach Mick Cronin hopes he can get the Bruins to play that way for an entire game and then he might have something....

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...

Mahomes, Chiefs hold off Chargers 24-17 in Mexico City

Nov. 19, 2019 1:34 AM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Nearly everything about this Monday night game felt foreign to Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs, from the gasp-inducing altitude of raucous Azteca Stadium to the struggles of their powerhouse offense. Mahomes loved the experience, but didn’t love how his offense played....

Tatum scores 26 to lead Celtics over Suns 99-85

Nov. 19, 2019 12:26 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Boston’s Kemba Walker took his time during the final seconds of the first half before accelerating around one defender and splitting two more while scooping a layup off the glass for the buzzer-beating basket. One night after their 10-game winning streak was snapped, the Celtics were...

Holiday, Sabonis lead Pacers to easy win over Nets

Nov. 19, 2019 12:18 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Pacers relied on the Holiday brothers to overcome some injuries in their backcourt. Aaron Holiday finished with career highs of 24 points and 13 assists, Justin Holiday scored 20 points and the Pacers cruised to a 115-86 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Monday night....

Antetokounmpo scores 33 as Bucks beat Bulls 115-101

Nov. 18, 2019 11:51 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo showed off a couple of scratches on his hands and arms. The leader of the Milwaukee Bucks was whistled for five offensive fouls, but finished the game on the floor. The Chicago Bulls tried everything against the NBA MVP. Nothing worked. Antetokounmpo had 33 points and...

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...

No. 9 Kentucky gets another scare, holds off Utah Valley

Nov. 18, 2019 10:44 PM EST

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — John Calipari breathed a sigh of relief after his team survived another scare. Ashton Hagans scored a career-high 26 points, and No. 9 Kentucky fought through another close game against what should have been a lesser opponent, beating Utah Valley 82-74 on Monday night....