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  • NBA Team Statistics

    Includes games of Thursday, February 26, 2015 Team Offense G Pts Avg Golden State 55 6060 110.2 L.A. Clippers 58 6201 106.9 Phoenix 59 6273 106.3 Dallas 60 6327 105.5 Toronto 57 5967 104.7 Houston…

  • Westbrook gets triple-double but Suns beat Thunder 117-113

    PHOENIX (AP) — Russell Westbrook scored 39 points in his 12th career triple-double but missed what would have been the game-tying layup with 5.7 seconds left in overtime, and the Phoenix Suns beat Oklahoma City…

  • Thunder-Suns, Box

    OKLAHOMA CITY (113) Singler 2-6 2-2 7, Ibaka 5-13 2-2 13, Kanter 6-11 6-6 18, Westbrook 12-38 14-16 39, Roberson 0-1 0-0 0, Waiters 6-12 1-2 16, Morrow 2-6 0-0 5, Collison 1-4 0-0 2,…

  • Thunder-Suns, Box

    OKLAHOMA CITY (113) Singler 2-6 2-2 7, Ibaka 5-13 2-2 13, Kanter 6-11 6-6 18, Westbrook 12-38 14-16 39, Roberson 0-1 0-0 0, Waiters 6-12 1-2 16, Morrow 2-6 0-0 5, Collison 1-4 0-0 2,…

  • Cavs’ Irving to have shoulder exam, doubtful for Friday

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Kyrie Irving will have an MRI on his left shoulder Friday and the Cleveland Cavaliers say the All-Star guard is doubtful for their game at Indiana. Irving did not travel with the…

  • Earl Lloyd, first black player in NBA, dies at 86

    Earl Lloyd, the first black player in NBA history, died Thursday. He was 86. Lloyd’s alma mater, West Virginia State, confirmed the death. It did not provide details. Lloyd made his NBA debut in 1950…

  • LeBron scores 42, Cavs beat Warriors for 18th win in last 20

    CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James says he isn’t about personal statements. He made one anyway Thursday night. James scored a season-high 42 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Golden State Warriors 110-99 for their…

  • Warriors-Cavaliers, Box

    GOLDEN STATE (99) Barnes 4-10 0-2 11, Green 7-13 2-5 16, Bogut 3-8 0-0 6, Curry 5-17 5-5 18, K.Thompson 5-13 0-0 13, Iguodala 4-9 0-0 9, Lee 8-11 3-5 19, Speights 0-1 0-0 0,…

  • Warriors-Cavaliers, Box

    GOLDEN STATE (99) Barnes 4-10 0-2 11, Green 7-13 2-5 16, Bogut 3-8 0-0 6, Curry 5-17 5-5 18, K.Thompson 5-13 0-0 13, Iguodala 4-9 0-0 9, Lee 8-11 3-5 19, Speights 0-1 0-0 0,…

  • Former NBA, NCAA champ Richard Hamilton retires

    Richard Hamilton has retired from basketball. The former UConn and Detroit Pistons guard announced his decision Thursday during an appearance on ESPN’s “His & Hers” show. He hadn’t played in the NBA since 2012-13, when…

  • Bulls say Rose to have surgery on Friday

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bulls are optimistic Derrick Rose will suit up again this season and that surgery Friday on his right knee won’t sideline him the rest of the way. The organization sounded…

  • Basketball pioneer, Va. native Earl Lloyd dies at 86

    WASHINGTON – Earl Lloyd, who grew up in Alexandria and became the first African-American to play in the National Basketball Association when he took the court for the Washington Capitols in 1950, has died. He…

  • Kings center DeMarcus Cousins doubtful to play against Spurs

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Sacramento Kings say center DeMarcus Cousins is doubtful to play against the San Antonio Spurs on Friday night because of a sprained left ankle and bruised left hip. Cousins limped…

  • Cole helping keep Pelicans afloat in West playoff chase

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — After all the winning he experienced in Miami, Norris Cole likes to think he can be a steadying force on a young team like the New Orleans Pelicans. So far, so…

  • Pacers’ George goes through 1st full practice since injury

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Paul George put himself on the clock Thursday. Almost seven months after a gruesome leg injury seemingly ended his season, the Pacers’ star finished his first full practice — three days ahead…