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Porzingis returns as Knicks show signs of chaos he escaped

Nov. 13, 2019 4:40 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — When Kristaps Porzingis crashed to the Madison Square Garden floor in pain on Feb. 6, 2018, it was soon clear that would be his final play of the season. Much harder to imagine was that it would be the final play of his Knicks career. Porzingis returns to the arena on Thursday for a...

New pieces, but Nets not looking different than last season

Nov. 4, 2019 3:03 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Brooklyn Nets' transformation from the shadows to the spotlight happened in just one night. Building a team that can live up to their new expectations is going to take much longer. Even with Kyrie Irving's terrific start, the Nets remain just what they were early last season: good...

Curry undergoes hand surgery, to miss at least 3 months

Nov. 1, 2019 10:25 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Stephen Curry will miss at least three months for the ailing Warriors because of a broken left hand that required surgery, the toughest blow yet early in an already difficult season for struggling Golden State following five straight trips to the NBA Finals. Now, both Splash Brothers...

Curry breaks left hand in another embarrassing Warriors loss

Oct. 31, 2019 1:29 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In what has already been a rough start to the season for the Warriors, now Stephen Curry is down. A two-time MVP, Golden State's longest-tenured player and its oldest at age 31. The heart and soul of his team. Curry broke his left hand and became the latest injured Warriors player when...

Warriors star Stephen Curry breaks left hand on hard fall

Oct. 31, 2019 12:54 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Warriors star Stephen Curry broke his left hand on a hard fall in the third quarter of Golden State's game against the Phoenix Suns on Wednesday night. The two-time MVP drove to his left defended by Kelly Oubre Jr. and with big man Aron Baynes standing solidly in the paint. Curry leapt...

Pacers beat Nets 118-108 for first victory of season

Oct. 30, 2019 11:28 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Domantas Sabonis and the Indiana Pacers finally got their first victory of the season. Sabonis scored 29 points, Jeremy Lamb added 25 and Indiana Pacers beat the Brooklyn Nets 118-108 on Wednesday night for their first victory in five games. "(Sabonis) was a monster down there," Pacers...

Young Warriors are struggling, face huge learning curve

Oct. 29, 2019 5:34 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Steve Kerr expects his young Golden State Warriors to take their lumps, with a daunting, daily learning curve. That doesn't make losing any less painful for Kerr, for Stephen Curry, for Draymond Green. Or for anyone who was part of the once-dominant Golden State group that reached five...

Beware of early overreactions after the NBA's opening week

Oct. 28, 2019 3:07 AM EDT

Beware the overreaction. It's an easy trap to fall into at this time of year: Look at the early numbers in the NBA, extrapolate those over 82 games and envision the statistically improbable somehow becoming real. Don't do it. Atlanta's Trae Young is averaging 38.5 points per game right now which won't hold up...

Schroder leads Thunder past Warriors, 120-92

Oct. 27, 2019 7:35 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Finally, Thunder fans have something to cheer about. Dennis Schroder scored 22 points to help Oklahoma City rout the Golden State Warriors 120-92 on Sunday for their first victory of the season. It was a long-awaited ray of hope for fans who have been looking for something to cling to...

Irving helps Nets beat Knicks 113-109 after blowing big lead

Oct. 25, 2019 11:45 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Knicks had the momentum on the court and their fans cheering wildly in the stands. The Nets have Kyrie Irving. He's the main reason that for now, all roads — and bridges and tunnels — point Brooklyn's way in New York's basketball rivalry. Irving scored 26 points and made a...