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The top NBA games to watch Christmas Day

With a full slate of NBA games to enjoy Christmas Day, see which ones will be the most entertaining.

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    BEIJING (AP) — After a roller-coaster NBA career, Stephon Marbury has found peace in basketball-crazed China. The two-time all-star is thriving on the court with the Beijing Ducks while becoming one with his adopted hometown…

  • In year of odd bounces, reality bites at World Cup

    Gothic folklore met modern dentistry, with the whole world watching. This was the World Cup and the Bite of Brazil — a mouthwatering, open-jawed, succulent chomp on an unsuspecting victim that would have done proud…

  • What to watch for in the NBA games this Christmas

    WASHINGTON — Ah, the holidays. It’s the time of year when you get together with your family for just long enough to help you remember why you don’t spend long, uninterrupted stretches of time together.…

  • Christmas Day in the NBA

    Noah Frank breaks down what to watch for in each game in the NBA’s Christmas Day smorgasbord.

  • NBA Team Statistics

    Includes games of Wednesday, December 24, 2014 Team Offense G Pts Avg Dallas 30 3289 109.6 Toronto 29 3137 108.2 Golden State 27 2920 108.1 L.A. Clippers 29 3096 106.8 Phoenix 30 3150 105.0 Portland…

  • Fresno State pushed around in in Hawaii Bowl

    HONOLULU (AP) — Despite starting its season with three straight losses, Fresno State made it to a bowl game for the 14th time in the last 16 seasons. Winning is another matter. The Bulldogs lost…

  • Nationals’ Fister: The coffee’s on me!

    WASHINGTON — It’s too late to take advantage of it, but it’s worth noting that Nationals pitcher Doug Fister made a pretty cool move on Wednesday. As reported by The Score, the right-hander posted his…

  • Jackson leads Rice to Hawaii Bowl win

    HONOLULU (AP) — Driphus Jackson played his best game of the year by passing for 318 yards and three touchdowns, and Rice completed a remarkable turnaround with a 30-6 victory over Fresno State on Wednesday…

  • 2013 champion has busy Christmas in Hobart race

    SYDNEY (AP) — The crew of the Sydney to Hobart yacht race’s defending champion Wild Oats XI spent most of Christmas Day on Sydney Harbour trying to make up for four days of lost preparation…

  • Rangers’ Nash awarded hat trick day after game vs. Caps

    NEW YORK (AP) — It took 141 regular-season games and one extra day for Rick Nash to get his first hat trick with the New York Rangers. A little help from the NHL official scorer…

  • NFL Injury Report

    NEW YORK (AP) — The National Football League injury report, as provided by the league (OUT – Definitely will not play; DNP – Did not practice; LIMITED – Limited participation in practice; FULL – Full…

  • Arkansas’ Williams to return for senior season

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Jonathan Williams wasn’t quite ready to end his time at Arkansas. The standout running back said Wednesday that he’s returning for his senior season. He leads Arkansas (6-6) with 1,085 yards…

  • 10 Things to See in Sports: AP’s top sports photos

    Here’s a look at some of the defining moments, exciting scenes, triumphs and defeats from the world of sports. Images this week include a horse and rider breaking through a wall at an equestrian event…

  • Wednesday’s Sports Transactions

    BASEBALL American League CLEVELAND INDIANS — Assigned LHP Nick Maronde outright to Columbus (IL). HOUSTON ASTROS — Assigned LHP Darin Downs outright to Fresno (PCL). LOS ANGELES ANGELS — Agreed to terms with LHPs Scott…

  • Saints offense could face changes after season

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Four seasons after the Saints traded to get back into the first round of the draft to select Mark Ingram, the running back could be playing in his final game with…