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Warriors steamroll Cavs in rematch of NBA Finals

Jan 19, 2016

Warriors steamroll Cavs in rematch of NBA Finals

Stephen Curry didn’t smell champagne. Blood was in the air. Curry scored 35 points in three quarters, Andre Iguodala added 20 and Golden State returned to the arena where it won the NBA championship last season and embarrassed the Cleveland Cavaliers 132-98 on Monday ...

Westbrook leads Thunder past Heat

Jan 18, 2016

Westbrook leads Thunder past Heat

Russell Westbrook got another triple-double and as usual, the Thunder won. Westbrook had his second consecutive triple-double to help the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Miami Heat 99-74 on Sunday. The explosive point guard finished with 13 points, 15 assists and 10 rebounds. It ...

Kings halt Clippers' win streak at 10

Jan 17, 2016

Kings halt Clippers' win streak at 10

Without DeAndre Jordan and Blake Griffin inside, the Clippers were forced to shoot jumpers. The Sacramento Kings were on the perimeter contesting shots and disrupting their looks. DeMarcus Cousins had 19 points and 13 rebounds, Omri Casspi added 17 points and the Kings stopped ...

Spurs stretch home streak to 32 with victory over Cavs

Jan 15, 2016

Spurs stretch home streak to 32 with victory over Cavs

The Cleveland Cavaliers gave San Antonio another tense test at home before the Spurs rose up on defense for what they deemed their biggest win of the season. Tony Parker had 24 points and San Antonio used a furious start to the fourth quarter ...

Jan 15, 2016

LeBron to produce, appear in reality TV show

LeBron James will co-produce and appear in a reality TV series called “Cleveland Hustles.” James and his close friend and business partner, Maverick Carter, are producing the series that will debut this summer on CNBC. James also will make some cameo appearances. On the ...

Nuggets withstand rally to hold off Warriors

Jan 14, 2016

Nuggets withstand rally to hold off Warriors

Stephen Curry was just about unstoppable in the fourth quarter, except near the very end. Curry scored 20 of his 38 points in the final period but lost the ball under defensive pressure from Danilo Gallinari in the game’s final moments, and the Denver ...

LeBron, Irving combine to sink Mavs

Jan 13, 2016

LeBron, Irving combine to sink Mavs

Kyrie Irving was headed toward Cleveland’s locker room when he was greeted exuberantly by general manager David Griffin. “You might stick in this league,” Griffin told the fourth-year player from Duke. Irving scored 22 points with some big 3-pointers, including one in overtime after ...

Spurs add to Nets' misery with blowout

Jan 12, 2016

Spurs add to Nets' misery with blowout

The Spurs are the NBA’s pillar of consistency and stability, an organization these Nets could only hope to resemble — on the court and in the front office. “San Antonio is the gold standard for the NBA,” Nets interim coach Tony Brown said. LaMarcus ...

LeBron dazzles as Cavs beat Sixers

Jan 11, 2016

LeBron dazzles as Cavs beat Sixers

The 76ers put up a fight. LeBron James put on a show. James raised the roof, then lifted the Cleveland Cavaliers to their seventh straight win, 95-85 over the Philadelphia 76ers on Sunday night. He tied a season high with 37 points and pushed ...

Wizards keep Magic under their spell

Jan 10, 2016

Wizards keep Magic under their spell

The Washington Wizards have dominated the Orlando Magic over the past three seasons, and All-Star guard John Wall is a big reason why. Wall scored 24 points, handed out 10 assists and controlled the tempo from start to finish as the Wizards beat the ...

Spurs win 22nd straight at home

Jan 9, 2016

Spurs win 22nd straight at home

The San Antonio Spurs got the test they were expecting all season at home, and it almost proved too much for them to overcome. Kawhi Leonard had 19 points and 12 rebounds and San Antonio held off Kristaps Porzingis and the New York Knicks ...