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  • Whiteside gets triple-double as Heat hold off Hornets 98-95

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Hassan Whiteside had 10 points, 10 rebounds and 10 blocked shots, and the Miami Heat came up with two key steals in the closing seconds of a 98-95 victory over the…

  • Millsap, Horford pace Hawks past Pacers 102-96

    ATLANTA (AP) — Paul Millsap scored 24 points, Al Horford added 21 points and the Atlanta Hawks won their third straight game with a 102-96 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Friday night. Paul George…

  • Johnson, Nets have season-best night in beating Kings

    NEW YORK (AP) — Joe Johnson had season highs with 27 points and 11 assists, and the Brooklyn Nets had their best offensive performance of the season in beating the Sacramento Kings 128-119 on Friday…

  • Paul, Jordan power Clippers past Magic 107-93

    Orlando, Fla. (AP) — Chris Paul had 21 points and six assists, DeAndre Jordan had 12 points and 18 rebounds and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Orlando Magic 107-93 on Friday night for their…

  • Wall’s triple-double leads Wizards to 106-94 win over 76ers

    WASHINGTON (AP) — John Wall had his fourth career triple-double with 18 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists, leading the Washington Wizards over the Philadelphia 76ers 106-94 Friday night. Marcin Gortat had 21 points and…

  • Pregame.com Line

    NBA Saturday FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG at HOUSTON 5 (217) Portland at CHARLOTTE 4½ (209½) Washington at INDIANA 3½ (204½) Detroit at CLEVELAND 10 (211) New Orleans at PHILADELPHIA 2 (203) Brooklyn at MEMPHIS 6…

  • Reigning dunk champ LaVine: ‘I’ve got tricks up my sleeve’

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Zach LaVine came to All-Star weekend in New York last year as an under-the-radar rookie toiling away for one of the league’s worst teams. He left as the Savior of Slam after…

  • Postponed Jazz-Wizards game rescheduled for Feb. 18

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Utah Jazz and Washington Wizards will make up their game postponed by last month’s snowstorm on Thursday, Feb. 18. The game was originally scheduled for Jan. 23 but was cancelled when…

  • Postponed Jazz-Wizards game rescheduled for Feb. 18

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Utah Jazz and Washington Wizards will make up their game postponed by last month’s snowstorm on Thursday, Feb. 18. The game was originally scheduled for Jan. 23 but was cancelled when…

  • Pregame.com Line

    NBA Friday FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG at CHARLOTTE 2½ (194½) Miami at ATLANTA 5 (205) Indiana at WASHINGTON 9½ (215) Philadelphia LA Clippers 4½ (206½) at ORLANDO at CLEVELAND 7 (211) Boston Memphis 4 (197)…

  • Raptors hold off Blazers for 110-103 victory

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Kyle Lowry credited backcourt teammate DeMar DeRozan for Toronto’s latest win. Lowry had 30 points, DeRozan added 29 and the Toronto Raptors snapped Portland’s five-game winning streak with a 110-103 victory…

  • Sports on TV

    ADV For the week of Monday, Feb. 8, 2015-Sunday, Feb. 14, 2016 All Times Eastern Monday (Feb. 8) COLLEGE BASKETBALL 7 p.m. ESPN — Louisville at Duke ESPNU — Oklahoma St. at TCU FS1 —…

  • Resurgent Kobe Bryant leads Lakers past Pelicans, 99-96

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Kobe Bryant kept his right arm extended upward, his hand dangling as he held his follow-through on a 3-point shot with a minute to go. The shot went down, the Lakers…

  • Brewer, Ariza lead Rockets past Suns 111-105

    PHOENIX (AP) — The Houston Rockets got off to a slow start, but finished with a flourish. Corey Brewer scored a season high 24 points and Trevor Ariza 22 to lead the Rockets, who scored…

  • Pistons blow 27-point lead, recover to beat Knicks 111-105

    AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) — Anthony Tolliver’s only shot of the game helped the Detroit Pistons avoid a colossal collapse. Tolliver’s 3-pointer with 1:47 remaining put the Pistons ahead again after they’d blown a 27-point…