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Sat, 10 Dec 2016 19:27:47 PST
LeBron James scored 17 of his season-high 44 points in the fourth quarter and reached another career milestone as the Cleveland Cavaliers won their fourth straight, 116-105 over the Charlotte Hornets on Saturday night. As the final seconds ticked off, James stood at midcourt and spun the ball on his index finger as the crowd roared.
Sat, 10 Dec 2016 20:08:20 PSTMarc Gasol and Tony Allen scored 19 points each and the Memphis Grizzlies rolled over the Golden State Warriors 110-89 on Saturday night for their sixth straight win. The Grizzlies led by as many as 30 points in the second half - the biggest advantage by any Warriors opponent this season. Kevin Durant led Golden State with 21 points, while Stephen Curry added 17 points and Ian Clark finished with 10 points.
Sat, 10 Dec 2016 19:47:47 PST
James Harden had 18 points, 16 assists and nine rebounds and the Houston Rockets beat the Dallas Mavericks 109-87 on Saturday night for their sixth straight win. Eric Gordon added 18 points and Trevor Ariza had 17 to give Houston its first six-game winning streak since Oct. 28-Nov. 6, 2014. Gordon's 3-pointer extended Houston's lead to 16 in the fourth quarter before Harrison Barnes hit a basket on the other end.
Sat, 10 Dec 2016 19:57:15 PSTJimmy Butler scored 31 points, Dwyane Wade added 28 against his former team and the Chicago Bulls held off the struggling Miami Heat 105-100 on Saturday night. Butler scored Chicago's final 10 points to help the Bulls come out on top after Miami pulled within one. Wade keyed a big third-quarter run in his second game against the Heat, and the Bulls hung on after handing San Antonio its first road loss two nights earlier.
Sat, 10 Dec 2016 20:14:05 PST
Paul George did what the three-time All-Star does best. ''That's the Paul George we are accustomed to,'' forward Myles Turner said. George missed the game at Portland on Nov. 30 when the Pacers lost 131-109, and because of injuries and a five-game trip out West, he hadn't even played at home in more than two weeks.
Sat, 10 Dec 2016 20:13:36 PST
Kelly Oubre Jr. is rewarding Wizards coach Scott Brook's decision to use him late in games. Oubre scored a career-high 19 points to go with nine rebounds and three steals in Washington's 110-105 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday night. John Wall had 24 points and 11 assists, and Bradley Beal added 20 points as the Wizards won for the third time in four games.
Sat, 10 Dec 2016 19:18:19 PST
Danilo Gallinari scored 21 points, Kenneth Faried had 19 points and 10 rebounds off the bench, and the Denver Nuggets defeated the Orlando Magic 121-113 on Saturday night. Jusuf Nurkic added 17 points on 8-of-11 shooting and grabbed eight rebounds for the Nuggets, who lost their previous two games. Faried was 9 of 10 from the field and Denver shot 57 percent in sending the Magic to their third straight loss.
Sat, 10 Dec 2016 12:41:54 PST
The NBA says the Sacramento-Philadelphia game that was postponed last month has been rescheduled for Jan. 30. The Nov. 30 game in Philadelphia had been called off because of condensation on the court at Wells Fargo Center.
Sat, 10 Dec 2016 08:51:22 PSTMILWAUKEE (AP) -- A German company that makes a popular liqueur is not raising a shot glass to the Milwaukee Bucks' redesigned logo.