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International team rallying around only Presidents Cup win

Dec. 12, 2019 3:09 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Ernie Els wanted to inspire his International team at the Presidents Cup, and he found the one video that might do the trick. Then again, there wasn't a lot to choose from. Els is the lone person on this team, including his four assistants, who was at Royal Melbourne in 1998 for...

Morris leads Knicks past Warriors in OT to snap 10-game skid

Dec. 12, 2019 3:07 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Warriors coach Steve Kerr liked the comeback attempt he saw Wednesday night from his young Golden State team. That sort of effort just isn’t paying off in the win column. Marcus Morris scored a season-high 36 points and the New York Knicks held off Golden State 124-122 in...

Analysis: Dwight Howard thriving in his smallest role yet

Dec. 12, 2019 2:46 AM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — There were still a few boos when Dwight Howard checked into the game in Orlando for the first time, a few reminders of how every Magic fan still hasn’t forgotten or forgiven him for the way his stint with his first team ended. He doesn’t mind anymore. There was a time...

Kings storm back in 4th quarter to stun Thunder, 94-93

Dec. 12, 2019 2:00 AM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Buddy Hield was upset about not getting a foul call when Oklahoma City double-teamed him in the final seconds while he was attempting to get free for a shot. When no whistle blew, Hield calmed down and passed the ball to Sacramento teammate Bogdan Bogdanovic. "I found the best...

US team in foreign territory _ trailing _ at Presidents Cup

Dec. 12, 2019 1:59 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Tiger Woods lightly pumped his fist with another birdie. He raised his hands over his head in applause to salute a brilliant play by Justin Thomas that led to another hole won. He thoroughly enjoyed his return to competition in the Presidents Cup. His match won, Woods took the...

Martin scores 21, Arizona St. beats Prairie View A&M 88-79

Dec. 12, 2019 1:51 AM EST

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona State guard Alonzo Verge Jr. found his groove Wednesday. Coach Bobby Hurley is waiting for some of his other outside shooters to follow suit. Verge, a juco transfer, had a season-high 20 points and made his first 3-pointer — after going 0 for 13 from behind the arc to...

Patrick Reed hears the hecklers early at the Presidents Cup

Dec. 12, 2019 1:48 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — It seemed as if Patrick Reed wanted to hear it from the hecklers sooner than later. Playing in his first match at the Presidents Cup since last week's sand rule violation in the Bahamas, Reed teed off with teammate Webb Simpson at the Presidents Cup on Thursday to a few barbs...

Bradley nets 24 to help Cal beat Fresno St. 69-63

Dec. 12, 2019 1:33 AM EST

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Matt Bradley wanted to atone for what he considered a bad week. Consider him forgiven. Bradley scored 24 points and California did just enough in the final two minutes to beat Fresno State 69-63 on Wednesday night. “Matt had a tough week but give him credit,” Golden...

Rantanen scores twice, Avalanche beat Flyers 3-1

Dec. 12, 2019 1:21 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — Mikko Rantanen put his first shot right where Carter Hart could make a great save. He didn't give the Philadelphia goaltender a chance on his next two scoring opportunities. Rantanen had two goals and Pavel Francouz made 32 saves to lead the Colorado Avalanche to a 3-1 win over the Flyers on...

Bucks win 16th straight despite missing Antetokounmpo

Dec. 12, 2019 1:21 AM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — No Giannis was no problem for the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday night. Reigning league MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo sat out but the Bucks kept on rolling, getting 29 points from Eric Bledsoe and 24 from Khris Middleton in a 127-112 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans that extended their...