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Embiid's late jumper caps 76ers' rally past Hawks, 98-96

Dec. 03, 2021 23:14 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — After playing only .500 ball through 22 games, the Philadelphia 76ers finally produced a win capable of turning around their season. Joel Embiid scored 28 points, including a jumper with 42 seconds remaining that gave Philadelphia its first lead of the...

Young makes key free throws, leads Hawks past Pacers 114-111

Dec. 01, 2021 22:31 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Trae Young made two crucial free throws in the final seconds of a hard-fought victory on Wednesday night, but lamented a turnover that put the Atlanta Hawks in a precarious last-second situation. The Hawks had a one-point lead when Young lost control...

European prospects eye Australian springboard to NBA

Nov. 30, 2021 10:29 AM EST

There's a new stopover for European prospects who hope their journeys lead to the NBA draft: Australia. The Next Stars program of the National Basketball League has groomed the likes of LaMelo Ball and Josh Giddey and has now added young European players to its ranks for...

Streaking Bucks rebounding from slow start to season

Nov. 30, 2021 03:05 AM EST

The defending champions are beginning to look the part again. It wasn't long ago that the Milwaukee Bucks were languishing under .500, but after a seven-game winning streak, they've moved back toward the top of the Eastern Conference standings. Milwaukee's run has been...

Hawks' Bogdanovic to miss at least 2 weeks with ankle sprain

Nov. 28, 2021 20:25 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Hawks guard Bogdan Bogdanovic is expected to miss at least two weeks after tests Sunday confirmed he sprained his right ankle against the New York Knicks. Bogdanovic had to be helped off the floor midway through the second period of Saturday...

Alec Burks, Evan Fournier spark Knicks past Hawks, 99-90

Nov. 27, 2021 22:50 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Alec Burks scored 23 points, Evan Fournier added 20 and the New York Knicks beat the Hawks 99-90 on Saturday night, snapping Atlanta’s seven-game winning streak. Burks, starting with Kemba Walker and Derrick Rose nursing injuries, hit three of his four...

Young leads Hawks past Grizzlies as Morant injures left knee

Nov. 27, 2021 00:02 AM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Trae Young had 31 points and 10 assists to lead the Atlanta Hawks to a 132-100 victory Friday night over the Memphis Grizzlies, who lost star point guard Ja Morant to a left knee injury. Clint Capela finished with 23 points and a season-high 17...

Morant leaves in first quarter with left knee injury

Nov. 26, 2021 21:16 PM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Memphis point guard Ja Morant left in the first quarter of the Grizzlies' game against the Atlanta Hawks on Friday night with a left knee injury. The injury happened with about 3 1/2 minutes left in the first quarter. Morant was on the offensive...

Ellis, No. 24 USC beat St. Joseph's 70-55 at Wooden Legacy

Nov. 25, 2021 23:35 PM EST

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Boogie Ellis scored 17 points on 8-of-14 shooting, Joshua Morgan added 13 and No. 24 Southern California beat St. Joseph's 70-55 on Thursday night at the Wooden Legacy. Chevez Goodwin had 10 points and eight rebounds for USC (4-0). ...

Young scores 31, Hawks beat Spurs for 6th straight win

Nov. 24, 2021 23:42 PM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks are enjoying their longest winning streak of the season just two weeks after enduring their longest skid. Trae Young had 31 points, 11 assists and seven rebounds, and the Hawks beat the San Antonio Spurs 124-106 on Wednesday night...