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  • Sunday’s Sports Transactions

    BASKETBALL National Basketball Association NEW YORK KNICKS — Recalled F Cleanthony Early from Westchester (NBADL). HOCKEY National Hockey League DALLAS STARS — Reassigned D Jamie Oleksiak and RW Brett Ritchie to Texas (AHL). TAMPA BAY…

  • After perfect January, Hawks look to make it 20 in a row

    ATLANTA (AP) — After a far-from-perfect performance, the Atlanta Hawks head into February with the NBA’s best record and savoring a bit of NBA history as the first team to go 17-0 within a calendar…

  • NBA Calendar

    Feb. 13-15 — All-Star weekend, New York. Feb. 19 — Trade deadline (3 p.m. EST). April 15 — Last day of regular season. April 18 — Playoffs begin.

  • Longest NBA Winning Streaks

    (x-over two seasons) The longest winning streaks in NBA history: 33 — Los Angeles Lakers, Nov. 5, 1971-Jan. 7, 1972 27 — Miami Heat, Feb. 3-March 27, 2013 22 — Houston Rockets, Jan. 29-March 16,…

  • Golden State Warriors snap 2-game skid, eclipse Suns 106-87

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Golden State Warriors have been rolling so much this season that the halftime locker room can be awfully quiet if they’re not leading by a lot. Imagine the mood when…

  • NBA Team Statistics

    Includes games of Saturday, January 31, 2015 Team Offense G Pts Avg Golden State 45 4985 110.8 Dallas 49 5238 106.9 L.A. Clippers 48 5130 106.9 Phoenix 49 5231 106.8 Toronto 48 5124 106.8 Atlanta…

  • Love booed loudly by fans in his return to Minnesota

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Kevin Love expected to be booed by Timberwolves fans in his first game back in Minnesota since he was traded to Cleveland last summer. Wolves fans obliged on Saturday night in a…

  • Curry has 25, Warriors snap 2-game skid, eclipse Suns 106-87

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry had 25 points and seven assists, and the Golden State Warriors snapped a two-game skid with a 106-87 win over the Phoenix Suns on Saturday night. Klay Thompson scored…

  • Bucks beat struggling Trail Blazers 95-88

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — Three straight wins, a sellout crowd and another step toward a new arena. On and off the court, it had to be the best week in recent memory for the Milwaukee Bucks.…

  • Cody Zeller scores 21, Hornets rout Nuggets 104-86

    DENVER (AP) — Cody Zeller fueled the fast start that Charlotte used to finish off the struggling Denver Nuggets. Zeller scored a career-best 21 points, including 14 in the first quarter, and Charlotte went on…

  • Randolph leads Grizzlies past Thunder 85-74 for 6th straight

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Zach Randolph and the streaking Memphis Grizzlies pushed aside the Oklahoma City Thunder. Randolph had his 12th straight double-double with 21 points and 18 rebounds to help the Grizzlies beat the…

  • Griffin scores 31 points, Clippers beat Spurs 105-85

    SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Blake Griffin had 31 points and 13 rebounds, and the Los Angeles Clippers rolled to a 105-85 victory over San Antonio on Saturday night, snapping the Spurs’ six-game home winning streak.…

  • Gay scores 31, Kings snap losing streak, beat Pacers 99-94

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Sacramento Kings used free throws to survive a cold start until their shooting heated up and they put an end to their eight-game losing skid. Rudy Gay led the way with…

  • Griffin scores 31 points, Clippers beat Spurs 105-85

    SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Blake Griffin had 31 points and 13 rebounds, and the Los Angeles Clippers rolled to a 105-85 victory over San Antonio on Saturday night, snapping the Spurs’ six-game home winning streak.…

  • LeBron makes Love a winner in return to Minnesota, 106-90

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The boos were raining down on Kevin Love and his 3-pointer wasn’t falling in the building he used to call home. On nights like this in his six years in Minnesota, Love…