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Jan 17

Spurs looking for less bumpy road

The road has not been kind to the San Antonio Spurs of late, where they have suffered a rash of losses. The Spurs are producing an uncharacteristic showing in road games with a 10-14 record heading into Wednesday’s visit to the Brooklyn Nets, whom they rarely lose to. Getting road wins have been

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Jan 16

Celtics fans to look longingly at Pelicans’ Davis in Boston visit

The local fans can be forgiven for doing a little dreaming when the New Orleans Pelicans visit the Boston Celtics on Tuesday night. You might recall last season, when the TD Garden crowd openly “recruited” free agent-to-be Gordon Hayward during the Utah Jazz’s visits, which angered then-Celtics

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Jan 16

Timberwolves visit Magic in search of sixth straight win

While most of Minnesota is focused on the Vikings’ trip to the NFC Championship Game, the Minnesota Timberwolves are on a pretty good roll. The surging Timberwolves seek their sixth straight win Tuesday night when they visit the Orlando Magic. “We’ve come a ways,” Minnesota reserve

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Jan 16

Blazers, Suns seek to end skids

The Portland Trail Blazers and Phoenix Suns will collide Tuesday night at Moda Center, both teams hoping to regain a measure of equilibrium. The Trail Blazers (22-21) will try to end a three-game losing streak, having fallen to Western Conference play…

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Jan 16

Devils aim to snap 6-game skid vs. Isles

The Devils will look to return the favor Tuesday night, when they again visit the Islanders in a matchup of Metropolitan Division rivals at Barclays Center. The Islanders earned their third straight win Monday, when they edged the host Montreal Canadiens, 5-4, in overtime Monday. John Tavares’

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Jan 15

Disappearing offense leaves Nuggets on the skids

Michael Malone banned talk of the postseason from the Denver Nuggets locker room after a stunning home loss to the Atlanta Hawks last week. The Nuggets (22-21) have lost four of their last five, are suddenly battling with the Los Angeles Clippers for …

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Jan 15

Islanders face Canadiens, aim for third straight win

The battered New York Islanders will need rookie Mathew Barzal to stay hot as they try for three wins in a row when they play the Montreal Canadiens on Monday night at Bell Centre. With five regulars out of the lineup, Barzal had his second five-point…

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Jan 15

Thunder will continue to work on offense vs. Kings

Oklahoma City Thunder coach Billy Donovan has tinkered with his offense, trying to get more production out of a group that has struggled to find cohesion for much of the year. In the second half of the Thunder’s win at Charlotte on Saturday, Donovan ran the offense at times through Paul George or

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Jan 15

Wizards end homestand with rematch vs. Bucks

The Washington Wizards won back-to-back home games in unconvincing fashion, but at least they were victorious, unlike the Milwaukee Bucks, who opened a two-game road swing with a second-half debacle. The Bucks (22-20) were outscored 56-36 after halfti…

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Jan 15

Jazz on downward spiral going into game vs. Pacers

Midway through the season, the Jazz are in a free fall heading into a home matchup with the Indiana Pacers on Monday night. The Jazz have fallen out of the playoff picture for the moment, with 4 1/2 games currently separating them from the eighth-plac…

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Jan 15

Surging Lakers continue road trip in Memphis

The Los Angeles Lakers will be looking for a fifth consecutive win when they visit the Memphis Grizzlies on Monday night. The Lakers, who hadn’t won more than two in a row until their current run, opened a three-game trip with a 107-101 overtime victory at Dallas on Saturday night. The win came

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Jan 15

Knicks open road swing against Nets

The road struggles of the New York Knicks already are a focal point. The Brooklyn Nets would like to be the opponent handing the Knicks another road loss. The Knicks start their season-high seven-game road trip Monday afternoon when they cross the Ea…

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Jan 15

Bulls host hot Heat

As much of a competitive corner as the Chicago Bulls believe they have started to turn of late, they may not be catching the Miami Heat at the best time possible. The Heat will carry a seven-game winning streak into Monday’s game against the Bulls at the United Center after Miami dismantled the

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Jan 15

Raptors seek fifth straight victory over 76ers

The Toronto Raptors will be looking to continue their recent mastery of the Philadelphia 76ers when the teams square off Monday afternoon in Philadelphia. Toronto has won the last four meetings, three this season, and 18 of the last 19. This season, …

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Jan 14

Clipppers finally get matchup with Paul against Rockets

It took two attempts, but it finally appears that the Los Angeles Clippers will get that chance to face their former point guard. When the Houston Rockets take the court at Staples Center on Monday night, Chris Paul will be very familiar with the surr…

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Jan 14

Hawks face big challenge against healthy Spurs

The San Antonio Spurs have been a problem for the Atlanta Hawks for years. The Spurs have won 20 straight games against the Hawks in San Antonio, currently the longest active home win streak over another team. The Hawks are only slightly better at ho…

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