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Gilgeous-Alexander scores 42 as Thunder blow out Rockets

Feb. 04, 2023 23:58 PM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma City Thunder took what coach Mark Daigneault called a "bloodthirsty mentality" into Saturday's rematch with the Houston Rockets. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored 42 points to help the Thunder blow out Houston 153-121. They were...

Antetokounmpo has triple-double; Bucks win 7th straight

Feb. 04, 2023 23:55 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo had a triple-double with 35 points, 15 rebounds and 11 assists and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the short-handed Miami Heat 123-115 on Saturday night for their seventh straight victory. “You kind of know what to expect from the Miami team,"...

James closes on NBA scoring record, Lakers fall to Pelicans

Feb. 04, 2023 23:35 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — When LeBron James was pulling up his dribble to float an alley-oop pass to Anthony Davis, or diving into the stands in an attempt to regain the ball for the Lakers, he appeared far more concerned with immediate team goals than making NBA history. Yet, after...

Irving excused from Nets-Wizards, 1 day after trade request

Feb. 04, 2023 22:28 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Kyrie Irving sat out the Brooklyn Nets’ come-from-behind win over Washington on Saturday night, a day after he told the team he would like to be traded. The Nets said Irving's absence was due to right calf soreness, adding him to the injury report for their game...

Ayton has 31 points and 16 rebounds, Suns beat Pistons

Feb. 04, 2023 22:10 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Deandre Ayton had 31 points and 16 rebounds to help the Phoenix Suns beat the Detroit Pistons 116-100 on Saturday night. The surging Suns have won eight of 10 games, including a victory at Boston on Friday night, and have help on the way with Devin Booker nearing his...

Already short-handed Nets lose Curry, Morris to injuries

Feb. 04, 2023 20:25 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The short-handed Brooklyn Nets lost guard Seth Curry and forward/center Markieff Morris to injuries during their game against the Washington Wizards on Saturday night. Curry suffered a left adductor injury during the third quarter, and Morris had a sore left knee....

No. 16 Xavier hits season-best 15 3s, beats St. John's 96-71

Feb. 04, 2023 20:22 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — Jack Nunge scored 21 points, Colby Jones added 19 and 16th-ranked Xavier made a season-high 15 3-pointers in a 96-71 win over St. John's on Saturday. Souley Boum added 17 points, Desmond Claude scored 11 and Jerome Hunter 10 for the Musketeers (19-5, 11-2 Big...

Super Bowl-bound Eagles are built around QB Jalen Hurts

Feb. 04, 2023 18:57 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Eagles’ decision to draft Jalen Hurts in 2020 came with as much hand-wringing as intrigue regarding how to use the talented Heisman Trophy finalist. The Eagles already had quarterback Carson Wentz locked into a $128 million contract. They...

Pack's 20 lead No. 23 Miami to 78-74 win over No. 20 Clemson

Feb. 04, 2023 18:18 PM EST

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Miami coach Jim Larranaga has a message he routinely tells his players. “Coach L always says, ‘Calm, cool, collected will win you games,’” Hurricanes reserve Bensley Joseph said with a smile. No. 23 Miami needed every bit of that mantra...

Boone, Oklahoma St blow big lead, recover to top No. 15 TCU

Feb. 04, 2023 17:48 PM EST

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Senior forward Kalib Boone scored a career-high 25 points and Oklahoma State blew a 19-point second-half lead before recovering to beat depleted No. 15 TCU 79-73 on Saturday. Caleb Asberry added 19 points and John-Michael Wright had 17 for Oklahoma State...