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  • Wounded ex-NBA player Carl Herrera improves in Venezuela

    CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Former NBA player Carl Herrera is out of intensive care and improving following a weekend shooting, the club he coaches said Monday. The Gigantes de Guayana team said in a series…

  • NBA prepares for Christmas coming-out party

    NEW YORK (AP) — Nearly two months have passed since the San Antonio Spurs collected their championship rings and began their title defense. The NBA season may have opened Oct. 28, but Christmas is the…

  • New-Look NBA: In Milwaukee, a new hope rises

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Associated Press will periodically look at the changing landscape of the NBA during the season from varied perspectives: A player’s viewpoint, from the bench, and from the business side. In this…

  • Kings snap 5-game losing skid, beat Lakers 108-101

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Sacramento Kings finally found the right remedy to end a monthlong bout of bad news: a healthy DeMarcus Cousins and a struggling Kobe Bryant. Cousins had 29 points and 14…

  • Davis scores 38, leads Pelicans past Thunder

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Kevin Durant didn’t play for the Thunder on Sunday, but it seemed like he showed up in a different uniform. Anthony Davis put in a Durant-like effort, scoring 38 efficient points…

  • Miles scores 28 to help Pacers hold off Wolves

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Pacers walked into Target Center with heavy legs Sunday night, playing the second game of a tough back-to-back that started in Denver the night before. The young Minnesota Timberwolves were…

  • Plumlee, Nets hold off Pistons, 110-105

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Brooklyn Nets had an easy time in their first game this season without Deron Williams — until the last few seconds. Mason Plumlee scored 10 of his 21 points in…

  • 76ers claim 3rd win of season, 96-88 over Magic

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The limited success the Philadelphia 76ers have experienced this season has all been on the road. That continues to be the case. Michael Carter-Williams scored 21 points as the Sixers opened…

  • Suns end Wizards’ 6-game winning streak

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Phoenix Suns coach Jeff Hornacek got the killer instinct he was looking for. The Suns scored nine straight points late in the game to beat Washington 104-92 on Sunday night, completing a…

  • Kings snap 5-game losing skid, beat Lakers 108-101

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Sacramento Kings finally found the right remedy to end a monthlong bout of bad news: a healthy DeMarcus Cousins and a struggling Kobe Bryant. Cousins had 29 points and 14…

  • Pacers-Timberwolves, Box

    INDIANA (100) S.Hill 2-5 2-2 7, West 7-9 0-0 14, Hibbert 6-11 3-4 15, Watson 3-9 0-0 7, Stuckey 3-8 1-1 7, Miles 10-18 4-5 28, Allen 1-4 0-0 2, Rudez 0-1 0-0 0, Scola…

  • Pacers-Timberwolves, Box

    INDIANA (100) S.Hill 2-5 2-2 7, West 7-9 0-0 14, Hibbert 6-11 3-4 15, Watson 3-9 0-0 7, Stuckey 3-8 1-1 7, Miles 10-18 4-5 28, Allen 1-4 0-0 2, Rudez 0-1 0-0 0, Scola…

  • Davis scores 38, leads Pelicans past Thunder

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Anthony Davis scored 38 points to lead the New Orleans Pelicans to a 101-99 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Sunday night. It was the third-highest point total of Davis’…

  • Miles scores 28 to help Pacers hold off Wolves

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — C.J. Miles scored 28 points and David West bulled his way to the basket for two big points with 34 seconds to play to help the Indiana Pacers hold off the Minnesota…

  • Plumlee, Nets hold off Pistons, 110-105

    NEW YORK (AP) — Mason Plumlee scored 10 of his 21 points in the fourth quarter and the Brooklyn Nets held off a late rally for a 110-105 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Sunday.…