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Gilgeous-Alexander has 35, leads Thunder past Cavs 112-100

Jan. 27, 2023 23:30 PM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored 35 points, his fourth consecutive game with at least 30, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 112-100 on Friday night. Gilgeous-Alexander made 12 of 21 shots and added eight assists and five rebounds. Jalen...

Dinwiddie scores 36, Mavs top Suns 99-95 after Doncic hurt

Jan. 27, 2023 00:52 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Spencer Dinwiddie scored a season-high 36 points, Dorian Finney-Smith added 18 points and 12 rebounds, and the Dallas Mavericks beat the Phoenix Suns 99-95 on Thursday night despite losing All-Star guard Luka Doncic to a sprained ankle early in the game. Dinwiddie's...

Poole beats buzzer with layup, lifts Warriors past Grizzlies

Jan. 26, 2023 02:55 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Stephen Curry threw his mouthpiece into the seats in frustration and got tossed himself for the surprising episode late in the game. And the Golden State Warriors still pulled off a wild one against the nemesis Memphis Grizzlies. Jordan Poole...

Kings give GM Monte McNair a multi-year extension

Jan. 25, 2023 00:17 AM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Sacramento Kings have agreed to a multi-year contract extension with general manager Monte McNair. McNair has overhauled the Kings since taking over before the 2020-21 season and has the team in position to end an NBA-record 16-year playoff drought....

Bam Adebayo has 30 points, Heat rallies past Celtics 98-95

Jan. 24, 2023 23:01 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Bam Adebayo isn't going to hear his name when the NBA announces the All-Star Game starters Thursday night. He knows that. But All-Star reserves are picked by coaches. Their ballots for the Feb. 19 game in Salt Lake City are due early next week. And...

Doncic scores 34, Mavs get defensive in 115-90 win over Heat

Jan. 20, 2023 22:54 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Luka Doncic had 34 points and 12 rebounds, and the Dallas Mavericks turned up the defensive intensity in a 115-90 victory over the Miami Heat on Friday night. The Mavericks were without No. 2 scorer Christian Wood, who missed the first of what will be multiple games...

Young, Hawks beat Doncic, Mavs 130-122 for 4th straight win

Jan. 18, 2023 23:41 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Trae Young's latest matchup against Luka Doncic was his first with Dejounte Murray. Atlanta's backcourt mates kept their winning streak alive against the MVP candidate. Murray scored 30 points, Young had 18 points and 12 assists and the Hawks beat the...

Murray's 28 help hot-shooting Hawks hold off Heat, 121-113

Jan. 16, 2023 19:10 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Dejounte Murray scored 12 of his 28 points in the final period as the Atlanta Hawks held off Miami's comeback attempt and beat the Heat 121-113 on Monday for their third straight win. The Hawks (22-22), coming off back-to-back road wins against Indiana and Toronto,...

Gilgeous-Alexander scores 37, Thunder top 76ers 133-114

Jan. 13, 2023 00:32 AM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — For a team that scuffled this season on the road, the Oklahoma City Thunder sure did look like a playoff team in Philly. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored 37 points and Josh Giddey had 20 to lead the Thunder to a 133-114 win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Thursday...

Heat still believing a 2nd-half run is possible this season

Jan. 11, 2023 15:22 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — The starting lineup changes almost daily. The leading scorer has various aches and pains, the leading rebounder has a bad wrist, the assist leader is dealing with knee soreness and the team’s 3-point record-holder is wearing a cast on his shooting hand. Plus, almost...