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Kevin Durant leaves Nets' game in Miami with thigh injury

Apr. 18, 2021 19:29 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Kevin Durant's thigh is the new big concern for the Brooklyn Nets. Durant was forced to leave the Nets' game in Miami on Sunday early in the first quarter with a bruised left thigh, and Brooklyn coach Steve Nash said it'll likely be Monday at the earliest...

Bam! Adebayo's jumper lifts Heat past Nets, 109-107

Apr. 18, 2021 19:17 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Bam Adebayo was supposed to call timeout. He had another idea. This was the scenario that he had envisioned in his mind so many times, game tied, crowd on its feet, ball in his hands, final seconds ticking away. “Your moment," Adebayo told himself. ...

Embiid, 76ers snap Clippers' 7-game winning streak

Apr. 16, 2021 23:17 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid had 36 points and 14 rebounds and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Clippers 106-103 on Friday night, snapping Los Angeles’ seven-game winning streak. Furkan Korkmaz added 18 points and Ben Simmons had 12 points and nine rebounds for the...

Durant, Harris lead Nets to 130-115 win over Hornets

Apr. 16, 2021 23:06 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Durant had 25 points and 11 assists, Joe Harris scored 26 points and the Brooklyn Nets beat the Charlotte Hornets 130-115 on Friday night. Landry Shamet added 20 points for the Nets. Kyrie Irving had 12 on the day after LaMarcus Aldridge retired...

NBA says injury rate this season down slightly from normal

Apr. 15, 2021 16:23 PM EDT

The NBA said Thursday that the rate of players needing to miss games because of injuries is down from last season, and within the normal range for what the league has seen over the last five seasons. League data shows the player injury rate this season is down about 6%,...

Indiana sends Houston to 4th straight loss, 132-124

Apr. 15, 2021 00:18 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Caris LeVert scored 27 points, Domantas Sabonis added 22 and Malcolm Brogdon fell just short of a triple-double as the Indiana Pacers beat the Houston Rockets 132-124 on Wednesday night. LeVert was involved in the blockbuster January trade that sent...

Embiid, 76ers top undermanned Nets 123-117 for 1st in East

Apr. 14, 2021 22:20 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Nets played without starters from the opening tip. The 76ers tried to rest theirs in the fourth quarter. But with Brooklyn's deep reserves making it a game late between the two top teams in the East, Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid checked in to...

Middleton leads Bucks in 130-105 breeze by Timberwolves

Apr. 14, 2021 20:14 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Khris Middleton had 27 points, eight rebounds and seven assists in three quarters, as the Milwaukee Bucks breezed to a 130-105 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday. Brook Lopez added 18 points and eight rebounds, Jrue Holiday pitched...

Durant, Nets top Wolves 127-97 in makeup game after shooting

Apr. 13, 2021 20:26 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The show in Minnesota went on, the day after raw emotion from a fatal police shooting of a local Black man was too strong to play. Kevin Durant and the Brooklyn Nets made quick work of the Timberwolves, even if focus was harder to come by than usual....

Analysis: Injuries wreaking more havoc than virus protocols

Apr. 13, 2021 12:22 PM EDT

As teams gear up for the stretch run of the NBA regular season, it’s injuries to key players — not just their unavailability due to COVID-19 — that is having the biggest effect on the playoff race in both conferences. Still, preparing to play outside of the...