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  • Whiteside remains an enigma, and ejection won’t help

    MIAMI (AP) — Hassan Whiteside leads the NBA in blocked shots, ranks fifth league-wide in rebounds per game and has all three of Miami’s triple-doubles this season. That’s a most impressive resume, all sure to…

  • Pregame.com Line

    NBA Wednesday FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG San Antonio 8 (204) at ORLANDO Sacramento 4 (218) at PHILADELPHIA at INDIANA 4 (200) Charlotte at DETROIT 5½ (209) Denver Memphis 4½ (197½) at BROOKLYN LA Clippers 1…

  • Curry leads Warriors past Rockets for 42nd straight home win

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry and the Golden State starters got a big boost from their bench. Curry had 35 points, nine assists and six rebounds, and the Warriors put away the Houston Rockets…

  • Hayward lifts Jazz over Mavs 121-119 in OT for 7th straight

    DALLAS (AP) — Gordon Hayward and the Utah Jazz now have a win that coach Quin Snyder views as validation for the hot streak his young team is enjoying. Hayward hit the winning jumper at…

  • Middleton’s free throw lifts Bucks over Celtics 112-111

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — Greg Monroe isn’t used to being out of the starting lineup. Benched at the start of Tuesday night’s game against the Boston Celtics, the Milwaukee Bucks center responded with a huge game.…

  • Wall, Wizards ruin Rambis’ Knicks debut with 111-108 win

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Washington Wizards put the New York Knicks in the same kind of hole under Kurt Rambis they kept falling into under Derek Fisher. John Wall had 28 points and 17…

  • Aldridge scores 28 and Spurs run away from Heat, 119-101

    MIAMI (AP) — Within seven points early in the fourth quarter, the Miami Heat had reason to believe they could knock off the San Antonio Spurs. Those hopes were dashed in a mere 16 seconds.…

  • Tuesday’s Sports Transactions

    BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Agreed to terms with LHPs Ashur Tolliver and Hideki Okajima and 3B Patrick Palmeiro on minor league contracts. CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Agreed to terms with RHP Mat Latos…

  • Heat retiring Shaquille O’Neal’s No. 32 jersey next season

    MIAMI (AP) — Shaquille O’Neal helped the Miami Heat put up their first championship banner, and soon another banner will sway over the team’s home floor in his honor. The Heat announced Tuesday that they…

  • Grizzlies Gasol out indefinitely with broken right foot

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Grizzlies center Marc Gasol is out indefinitely with a broken bone in his right foot after an MRI exam found the fracture earlier Tuesday. The Grizzlies said in a statement that…

  • Tuesday’s Sports Transactions

    BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Agreed to terms with LHPs Ashur Tolliver and Hideki Okajima and 3B Patrick Palmeiro on minor league contracts. CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Agreed to terms with RHP Mat Latos…

  • Clippers suspend Blake Griffin 4 games without pay for punch

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Blake Griffin was suspended four games without pay on Tuesday for punching a team staff member, and the Los Angeles Clippers will dock the star forward’s pay for an additional game…

  • Pregame.com Line

    NBA Wednesday FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG San Antonio 7½ (201) at ORLANDO Sacramento 4½ (216) at PHILADELPHIA at INDIANA 3½ (200) Charlotte at DETROIT 5½ (208½) Denver at BROOKLYN 1½ (208½) OFF at BOSTON 1½…

  • Tuesday’s Sports Transactions

    BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Agreed to terms with LHPs Ashur Tolliver and Hideki Okajima and 3B Patrick Palmeiro on minor league contracts. CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Agreed to terms with RHP Mat Latos…

  • NBA to teams: No Hack-a-Shaq on inbounds passer

    NEW YORK (AP) — NBA teams need to keep Hack-a-Shaq on the court, not the sideline. The league sent a memo to teams and referees Tuesday clarifying that intentionally fouling a player inbounding the ball…