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Nets' Irving drama makes other East contenders look stable

Feb. 07, 2023 04:43 AM EST

Blake Griffin is no stranger to trade drama. He was dealt from the Clippers to the Pistons in 2018, and last season he was playing for the Brooklyn Nets when they sent James Harden to Philadelphia in a February blockbuster. These days, Griffin is with the Boston Celtics, who seem...

Thompson scores 42 points with 12 3s, Warriors beat Thunder

Feb. 07, 2023 00:56 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — With star teammate Stephen Curry sidelined, Klay Thompson kept shooting and took care of the offensive load the Golden State Warriors were missing without their reigning NBA Finals MVP. Thompson scored 42 points with a season-high 12 3-pointers, Jordan Poole...

Curry injures left leg leading Warriors over Mavs 119-113

Feb. 04, 2023 23:40 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Stephen Curry went down and the Golden Warriors once again had to fight like crazy to close out a game. Curry had 21 points, seven assists and six rebounds before injuring his left leg defending a drive late in the third quarter, and the defending NBA champions...

Antetokounmpo scores 54 points, Bucks beat Clippers 106-105

Feb. 03, 2023 02:41 AM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo celebrated his most famous 50-point performance by ordering 50 chicken nuggets at a Chick-fil-A drive-through the next day. He already has an idea how to commemorate reaching that plateau for the third time in the last month. ...

Mavs hang on after Doncic hurt, hand Pels 10th straight loss

Feb. 03, 2023 00:25 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas Mavericks barely held on after leading by 27 points when Luka Doncic exited the game with a right heel injury on a hard fall. The New Orleans Pelicans thought their one chance to finish the rally and end a long losing streak was taken away by the officials,...

Memorable LeBron James moments as he closes in on NBA record

Feb. 02, 2023 10:19 AM EST

As LeBron James closes in on Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and is about to become the NBA's career scoring leader the journey has included several memorable moments. And there have been many. Many. Through 20 seasons and four NBA championships, the list of James' unforgettable...

Osman ties career high with 29 points, Cavs rout Clippers

Jan. 29, 2023 22:24 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cedi Osman tied his career high with 29 points and matched the franchise record by making all seven of his 3-pointers as the Cleveland Cavaliers built a 40-point lead on their way to a 122-99 rout of the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday night. All-Star starter...

Curry's 35 points send Warriors past Raptors, 129-117

Jan. 28, 2023 01:52 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Stephen Curry had 35 points and 11 assists, and the Golden State Warriors beat the Toronto Raptors 129-117 on Friday night. The high-scoring affair was close until the Warriors pulled away with a 31-point fourth quarter, securing a sweep in the season series. ...

Leonard has season-high 36 to send Clippers past Spurs

Jan. 20, 2023 23:32 PM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Kawhi Leonard scored a season-high 36 points against his former team, and the Los Angeles Clippers snapped a two-game skid by beating the San Antonio Spurs 131-126 on Friday night. The Clippers had lost nine of 11, but coach Tyronn Lue believed this game could...

Warriors' Kerr favors shorter season to fix NBA "rest" issue

Jan. 20, 2023 23:01 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Steve Kerr doesn't like being the bad guy, and empathizes with fans who get upset when NBA teams rest star players. Golden State's coach has a solution — less games. Following the Warriors' overtime loss in Boston on Thursday night, Kerr sat...