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Gobert goes for 25 and 14 as Jazz beat frustrated Warriors

Nov. 12, 2019 2:58 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Donovan Mitchell and the Utah Jazz showed they can be a dangerous team from beyond the arc. Mitchell and Mike Conley each hit five 3-pointers as the Jazz shot 56 percent (15 for 27) from deep over the first three quarters to take command in a 122-108 victory over the Golden State...

Leonard leads Clippers past Raptors in 1st game vs old team

Nov. 12, 2019 2:36 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kawhi Leonard wasn't at his best against his former team. His new teammates knocked down big shots and won anyway. Leonard struggled on 2-for-11 shooting and had nine turnovers, but Lou Williams led a big effort from the bench with 21 points and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the...

Stansberry's 26 leads Hawaii past Pacific

Nov. 12, 2019 2:14 AM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — Eddie Stansberry matched his career high with 26 points and Drew Buggs added 13 with the clinching free throws with six seconds left and Hawaii defeated Pacific 72-67 on Monday night to close the round-robin Rainbow Classic. After Jeremiah Bailey hit a 3-pointer to pull the Tigers within...

No. 3 Spartans, No. 13 Tigers face tough Week 2 challenges

Nov. 12, 2019 1:54 AM EST

Memphis and Michigan State face tough matchups amid difficult offcourt situations to headline college basketball's second week. The 13th-ranked Tigers face 14th-ranked Oregon in the Ducks' home state Tuesday night amid eligibility concerns for star freshman James Wiseman. Two nights later, the third-ranked...

Analysis: Waiters' future in Miami is very unclear

Nov. 12, 2019 1:32 AM EST

Dion Waiters leads the Miami Heat in suspensions and headlines this season. And his future is very unclear. Waiters won't be with the Heat for at least nine more games — his 10-game suspension for repeated conduct deemed detrimental to the team started Friday when Miami visited the Los Angeles Lakers...

Spurs retire Parkers' jersey in emotional ceremony

Nov. 12, 2019 12:57 AM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Boris Diaw was rightly concerned about the well-being of a scrawny 19-year-old kid moving to a new country and attempting to compete against the game's best in the NBA. One odd Christmas dinner that turned into an impromptu film session helped Diaw realize his friend and French teammate,...

Winthrop stuns No. 18 Saint Mary's 61-59

Nov. 12, 2019 12:57 AM EST

MORAGA, Calif. (AP) — Saint Mary's star Jordan Ford missed a layin with 1 second left and Winthrop pulled off a 61-59 upset of the No. 18 Gaels a night after losing on a buzzer beater. Chandler Vaudrin had 19 points, five rebounds and four assists off the bench for Winthrop (2-1), the Big South Conference...

S. Dakota holds off Florida A&M 85-82 in chaotic ending

Nov. 12, 2019 12:25 AM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — Tyler Hagedorn scored 23 points and Triston Simpson added 22 and South Dakota beat Florida A&M in the finale of the Outrigger Resorts Rainbow Classic on Monday night. The Coyotes are off to their second 3-0 start in the last four seasons. Stanley Umude made a pair of free throws with...

Harden scores 39 points as Rockets beat Pelicans 122-116

Nov. 12, 2019 12:21 AM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — As usual, scoring comes in concentrated bursts for James Harden. Harden scored 19 of his 39 points in the fourth quarter and the Houston Rockets beat the short-handed New Orleans Pelicans 122-116 Monday night. The NBA's leading scorer has averaged 40.6 points in his last eight games, but...

Winthrop upsets No. 18 Saint Mary's (Cal) 61-59

Nov. 12, 2019 12:12 AM EST

MORAGA, Calif. (AP) — Chandler Vaudrin scored 19 points to help Winthrop edge No. 18 Saint Mary's 61-59 on Monday night. Josh Ferguson had 14 points and seven rebounds for Winthrop (2-1). D.J. Burns added 12 points. The Eagles were up 61-57 with 13 seconds left before Jordan Ford hit a layup to get the...