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Adebayo has 24, Heat pull away to beat Nets 106-93

Oct. 28, 2021 11:24 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Bam Adebayo had 24 points and nine rebounds to lead the Miami Heat to a 106-93 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday night. Jimmy Butler added 17 points for Miami (3-1). P.J. Tucker finished with 15, and Tyler Herro and Dewayne Dedmon each...

Young's 31 points lift Hawks past Pelicans, 102-99

Oct. 28, 2021 00:13 AM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Trae Young and the Atlanta Hawks are grinding out victories early this season without the offensive rhythm they are confident is still to come. The defense and rebounding provided by Clint Capela and John Collins are a big reason why. ...

Montrezl Harrell helps Wizards beat Celtics, 116-107

Oct. 27, 2021 23:10 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Montrezl Harrell scored 25 points on 10-of-13 shooting and had 11 rebounds in the Washington Wizards' 116-107 victory over the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night. Spencer Dinwiddie added 22 points, and Bradley Beal had 17 for the Wizards. They have opened...

Bridges, Hayward lead Hornets past Magic 120-111

Oct. 27, 2021 22:50 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Miles Bridges scored 31 points, Gordon Hayward added 24 and the Charlotte Hornets beat the Orlando Magic 120-111 on Wednesday night for their fourth win in five games. Bridges, who scored 30 or more points for the third time in four games, hit a...

Wizards center Gafford leaves with right quad injury

Oct. 27, 2021 21:08 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Washington center Daniel Gafford had to be helped off the court and was brought straight to the locker room Wednesday night in the Wizards' game against the Boston Celtics. The 6-foot-10 Gafford collided with Celtics forward Jaylen Brown and went to the...

Redick joining ESPN as NBA analyst following retirement

Oct. 27, 2021 13:53 PM EDT

JJ Redick is joining ESPN as an NBA analyst a month after announcing his retirement following a 15-year playing career. Redick will make his debut as a studio analyst on Nov. 3 during the game between the Brooklyn Nets and Atlanta Hawks. Besides contributing to many of...

Tatum scores 41 points as Celtics beat Hornets 140-129 in OT

Oct. 25, 2021 23:29 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Jayson Tatum scored a season-high 41 points, Jaylen Brown added 30, including an emphatic dunk in overtime, and the Boston Celtics beat Charlotte 140-129 on Monday night, handing the Hornets their first loss of the season. Dennis Schroder had nine...

Young, Collins power Hawks past Pistons 122-104

Oct. 25, 2021 23:19 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Trae Young had 32 points and nine assists, John Collins scored 22 and the Atlanta Hawks beat the Detroit Pistons 122-104 on Monday night. The Hawks have won 24 of their last 30 home games, including playoff games, dating to Feb. 21. ...

Durant scores 25, Nets hand Wizards 1st loss, 104-90

Oct. 25, 2021 22:46 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Durant scored 25 points and the Brooklyn Nets bounced back from a poor finish a day earlier with a blistering start that sent them to a 104-90 victory over the Washington Wizards on Monday night. Patty Mills made five 3-pointers and added 21 points...

Butler scores 36, Heat pull away to top Magic 107-90

Oct. 25, 2021 22:25 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Jimmy Butler kept getting to the rim, and predictably, scoring suddenly became pretty easy. Butler scored 36 points on 15-for-21 shooting, Bam Adebayo added 16 points and 13 rebounds and the Miami Heat pulled away in the fourth quarter to beat the Orlando...