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Balanced scoring guides Alvark past B-Corsairs

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There are games when almost everything goes right for an offense. Saturday was one of those games for the Alvark Tokyo. Six Alvark players reached double figures in scoring and the East Division leaders pounced on the visiting Yokohama B-Corsairs, winning 98-66. Former NBA guard Diante Garrett had a team-high ...

Spurs lose Gasol to broken finger, still down Nuggets

Jan 20, 2017

Spurs lose Gasol to broken finger, still down Nuggets

The San Antonio Spurs got a glimpse of their future and it was both encouraging and daunting. Kawhi Leonard scored 34 points, rookie Dejounte Murray added a season-high 24 and the short-handed Spurs overcame a pregame injury to Pau Gasol in beating the Denver ...

SeaHorses edge Evessa in OT

Jan 19, 2017

SeaHorses edge Evessa in OT

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The SeaHorses Mikawa clung to a one-point in the closing seconds of overtime against the visiting Osaka Evessa on Thursday night. Mikawa escaped with an 84-83 triumph after Osaka’s Shota Konno and Takuya Hashimoto both missed jump shots in the final 9 seconds of ...

Durant outduels Westbrook in win

Jan 19, 2017

Durant outduels Westbrook in win

Kevin Durant had the last word against his old team — again. Durant dazzled with a season-best 40 points, and the Golden State Warriors beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 121-100 on Wednesday night despite Thunder star Russell Westbrook’s 21st triple-double. Westbrook had 27 points, ...

Brave Thunders edge Sunrockers to spoil Sacre's debut

Jan 18, 2017

Brave Thunders edge Sunrockers to spoil Sacre's debut

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The title-chasing Kawasaki Brave Thunders kept poised and made pivotal plays when they needed to in a Kanto showdown with the Sunrockers Shibuya on Wednesday night. The Brave Thunders finished on top, winning 69-66 and denying former Los Angeles Lakers center Robert Sacre a ...

Heat beat Rockets despite Harden's haul

Jan 18, 2017

Heat beat Rockets despite Harden's haul

The way the Miami Heat saw it, this was a reward. Goran Dragic had 21 points and eight assists and Wayne Ellington scored 18 off the bench as the Heat — saddled with one of the worst records in the NBA — overcame another ...

Warriors blast Cavaliers by 35

Jan 17, 2017

Warriors blast Cavaliers by 35

Now, everybody can sit back for a few months and envision the possibility of another scintillating NBA Finals between Cleveland and Golden State. LeBron James vs. Stephen Curry for the third straight time, complete with the hard-nosed play of Draymond Green, dazzling dunks from ...

Rockets bounce back for easy win against Nets

Jan 16, 2017

Rockets bounce back for easy win against Nets

Even an offense as potent as Houston’s can go cold during the long NBA winter. “It happens,” James Harden said. “But as long as we stay at an even level, we just continue to get better, continue to learn from our mistakes, we’ll be ...

Suns eclipse Spurs in Mexico City

Jan 15, 2017

Suns eclipse Spurs in Mexico City

Devin Booker said he wanted to make the most of his visit to Mexico City. He did. The 20-year-old Booker scored a career-high 39 points for the second game in a row and the Phoenix Suns beat the San Antonio Spurs 108-105 on Saturday ...