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Celtics come back to down Warriors for 14th straight

/ Nov 17, 2017

Celtics come back to down Warriors for 14th straight

Hours before the Celtics took the court Thursday night to protect their winning streak against the defending NBA champion Golden State Warriors, Jaylen Brown was walking around in a fog. Boston's second-year forward was not even thinking about basketball after learning about the sudden death ...

Embiid's 46 lifts 76ers over Lakers

/ Nov 16, 2017

Embiid's 46 lifts 76ers over Lakers

In a matchup of teams with rising young stars, Joel Embiid stood out above the rest. The 213-cm center scored a career-high 46 points — the most by a Philadelphia player in 11 years — and grabbed 15 rebounds to lead the 76ers past the ...

UCLA suspends three basketball players for shoplifting in China

Nov 16, 2017

UCLA suspends three basketball players for shoplifting in China

Three UCLA basketball players detained for shoplifting at three high-end stores in China publicly apologized Wednesday before coach Steve Alford announced they were being suspended indefinitely. Freshmen LiAngelo Ball, Jalen Hill and Cody Riley won't be allowed to suit up, practice or travel with the ...

Irving returns as Celtics get 13th straight win

/ Nov 15, 2017

Irving returns as Celtics get 13th straight win

Kyrie Irving really dislikes having to play in a mask. On the other hand, he loves what comes next: Boston putting its 13-game winning streak on the line against the NBA champions. "It's definitely an incredible streak we're on, and now comes the whole media frenzy ...

LeBron, Korver lead Cavs in rally past Knicks

/ Nov 14, 2017

LeBron, Korver lead Cavs in rally past Knicks

LeBron James got shoved by the Knicks and then benched by his coach. Neither could keep him down for good. James had 23 points, 12 assists and nine rebounds, Kyle Korver scored 19 of his 21 points in the fourth quarter to spark a huge comeback, ...

Celtics take win streak to 12 games

/ Nov 13, 2017

Celtics take win streak to 12 games

Al Horford turned back the clock in his return from a two-game absence with a concussion. Horford scored 21 points on 8-of-9 shooting to help the Boston Celtics hang on to beat the Toronto Raptors 95-94 on Sunday for their 12th straight victory. "He's playing young ...

Rockets make short work of Grizzlies

/ Nov 12, 2017

Rockets make short work of Grizzlies

After beating Houston in the first two meetings this season, Memphis Grizzlies coach David Fizdale said he expected the Rockets to come out swinging on Saturday night. Sure enough, the Rockets jumped out to a 9-0 lead by draining three straight 3s in the first ...