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  • Warriors win 41st straight home game, 116-108 over Thunder

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — With a Super Bowl-sized stage, a celebrity-filled crowd and two championship contenders on the floor, it felt more like late May in Oracle Arena than early February. Stephen Curry was up…

  • Warriors Watch

    CHASING HISTORY How the 2015-16 Golden State Warriors compare to the 1995-96 Chicago Bulls, who set the NBA single-season record with 72 wins. Warriors’ record through 50 games: 46-4. Last result: Beat Oklahoma City, 116-108.…

  • Bryant’s 25 points not enough to upset Spurs

    SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The San Antonio Spurs have watched helplessly as Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant has tormented them for the better part of the past two decades. Bryant did so again in…

  • Parsons has 26 as Mavs defeat Grizzlies 114-110 in OT

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Dallas Mavericks probably felt like they should have avoided overtime. Chandler Parsons made sure they didn’t squander the opportunity for the win in the extra period. Parsons scored 26 points,…

  • Hood, Jazz best reeling Suns 98-89 for 6th straight win

    PHOENIX (AP) — A fast start was enough to propel the Utah Jazz to their season’s-best sixth straight victory. Rodney Hood scored 25 points, Gordon Hayward added 22 and the Jazz withstood a late Phoenix…

  • Timberwolves close out Bulls with 12-0 run to win 112-105

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — It didn’t take long for Andrew Wiggins to show the Chicago Bulls just how badly they’re going to miss Jimmy Butler. With the All-Star and defensive stopper back at home thanks to…

  • George’s 30 points lead Indiana to 112-104 win over Pistons

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Paul George scored 30 points to help the Indiana Pacers hold on for a 112-104 win over the Detroit Pistons on Saturday night. Indiana nearly squandered a 20-point third-quarter lead, but held…

  • Batum’s 26 points, 11 rebounds lead Hornets past Wizards

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Charlotte Hornets guard Nicolas Batum is finally healthy, after dealing with an injured toe the past four weeks. That was good news for the Hornets, as Batum stepped up with a…

  • Lillard scores 21 to help Portland beat Houston 96-79

    HOUSTON (AP) — The Portland Trail Blazers were determined that this trip to Houston would end much better than their last visit here when they were stung by a tough overtime loss to the Rockets.…

  • Bulls’ Butler has strained left knee, no ligament damage

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — When All-Star guard Jimmy Butler elevated during the second quarter of a game against Denver on Friday night, he heard a pop in his left knee — the last noise any basketball…

  • Cleveland Cavaliers’ Love out with bruised left thigh

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love will miss his first game of the season because of a bruised left thigh. Cleveland hosts New Orleans on Saturday night. Love is averaging 15.9 points and…

  • Pregame.com Line

    NBA Sunday FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG at BOSTON OFF (OFF) Sacramento at NEW YORK OFF (OFF) Denver Atlanta 2½ (201½) at ORLANDO at MIAMI 1 (196) LA Clippers COLLEGE BASKETBALL Sunday FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG at…

  • NBA All-Star weekend: A primer on what to watch in Toronto

    Hockey and Toronto are synonymous, with the sport’s Hall of Fame being housed there and the Maple Leafs being one of the NHL’s “Original Six” franchises. And sports like baseball, rugby, yachting and curling all…

  • Nuggets rally for win after Bulls lose Butler to injury

    DENVER (AP) — Chicago lost All-Star Jimmy Butler, and then the game. An impressive rally by Danilo Gallinari and the Denver Nuggets pushed aside the Bulls. Gallinari scored 33 points Friday night, and Denver stormed…

  • Spurs hand Mavs largest halftime deficit in 116-90 blowout

    DALLAS (AP) — A large San Antonio contingent in the Dallas crowd chanted “go, Spurs, go” during a timeout with the Mavericks on their way to the biggest halftime deficit in franchise history. The home…