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Mar 23

Sacramento Kings’ Ty Lawson denies violating DUI probation (Yahoo Sports)

Sacramento Kings point guard Ty Lawson has denied that he violated his probation in a Colorado drunken driving case by drinking and failing to complete community service. Lawson and his attorney Harvey Steinberg made the assertion Thursday during a br…

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Mar 23

Gobert scores career-high 35, Jazz beat Knicks 108-101 (Yahoo Sports)

Rudy Gobert is in the running for Defensive Player of the Year, but it was his offense that had the bigger impact Wednesday night. Gobert scored a career-high 35 points and grabbed 13 rebounds, and the Utah Jazz rallied from 13 down to defeat the New …

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Mar 23

Westbrook posts 35th triple-double; Thunder roll past 76ers (Yahoo Sports)

Add another first for Russell Westbrook – a triple-double without missing a shot. Westbrook recorded his 35th triple-double of the season with 18 points, 11 rebounds and 14 assists and the Oklahoma City Thunder cruised to a 122-97 win over the Philade…

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Mar 23

Antetokounmpo’s 32 points lead Bucks over Kings 116-98 (Yahoo Sports)

Wary of a letdown on the finale of a six-game trip, Giannis Antetokounmpo took it upon himself early to make sure that the Milwaukee Bucks would be departing for home with a smile on their faces. Antetokounmpo had a huge first half and finished with 3…

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Mar 23

Mirotic scores season-high 28, Bulls beat Pistons 117-95 (Yahoo Sports)

Out of the rotation at times and with his contract set to expire, Nikola Mirotic understands what’s at stake for him as the season winds down. Mirotic scored a season-high 28 points, and the Chicago Bulls beat the Detroit Pistons 117-95 in a matchup b…

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Mar 23

Nuggets cruise past Cavs 126-113 (Yahoo Sports)

LeBron James’s forgettable night included some statistical oddities like going minus-30 in 34 minutes and being the only player on either team to miss a free throw. In East-leading Cleveland’s stunningly thorough 126-113 loss to the Denver Nuggets on …

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Mar 23

Beal, Wall lead Wizards to 104-100 win over Hawks (Yahoo Sports)

Then Bradley Beal said, they found their ”swag” again. Beal scored 28 points and John Wall added all 22 of his in the second half to help the Wizards to a 104-100 victory over the Hawks on Wednesday night. Wall also had 10 assists on a night he sho…

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Mar 23

Hornets rally in the fourth quarter for 109-102 win (Yahoo Sports)

The Charlotte Hornets aren’t sure they have enough time to climb into the Eastern Conference playoff picture, but the feeling is whatever chance they have is giving them purpose down the stretch. The Hornets certainly looked the part of a team on a mi…

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Mar 23

Thomas scores 25; Celtics stay hot at home with 109-100 win (Yahoo Sports)

The Boston Celtics just needed a little reminder to focus on playing instead of worrying about where they were in the Eastern Conference playoff chase. Isaiah Thomas scored 25 points, Avery Bradley had 18 with eight rebounds and the Celtics beat the I…

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Mar 23

Westbrook posts 35th triple-double; Thunder roll past 76ers (Yahoo Sports)

Russell Westbrook recorded his 35th triple-double of the season with 18 points, 11 rebounds and 14 assists and the Oklahoma City Thunder cruised to a 122-97 win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday night. The Thunder have won 16 straight games aga…

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Mar 23

Bulls honor late Jerry Krause with moment of silence (Yahoo Sports)

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bulls honored late general manager Jerry Krause with a moment of silence before their game against the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday night.

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Mar 22

76ers’ Embiid to undergo surgery for torn meniscus (Yahoo Sports)

The Philadelphia 76ers say center Joel Embiid will undergo surgery on a torn meniscus in his left knee. Coach Brett Brown said ”there has been tremendous due diligence … and research” before the decision about surgery was made.

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Mar 22

Robin Lopez, Serge Ibaka get 1-game suspensions for fighting (Yahoo Sports)

NEW YORK (AP) — Chicago’s Robin Lopez and Toronto’s Serge Ibaka have both been suspended one game without pay by the NBA for fighting.

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Mar 22

Heat list Whiteside as probable for Thursday with hand cut (Yahoo Sports)

NBA rebounding leader Hassan Whiteside is listed as probable for Miami’s game against Toronto on Thursday, despite a laceration on his right hand that needed 13 stitches to repair. Whiteside was hurt late in Miami’s win over Phoenix on Tuesday. It’s …

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Mar 22

Paul leads Clippers in blowout, watches end with young son (Yahoo Sports)

Chris Paul and the Clippers have taken firm hold of supremacy in their Los Angeles rivalry with the Lakers. Paul scored 27 points before watching the completion of a blowout with his young son on the bench, and the Clippers beat the Lakers 133-109 for…

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Mar 22

Middleton has 26 and Bucks beat the Blazers 93-90 (Yahoo Sports)

The Milwaukee Bucks were primed for Portland’s late-game surge. Khris Middleton scored 26 points, and the Bucks outlasted the Trail Blazers for a 93-90 victory on Tuesday night. ”This shows how much we’ve grown over the season,” Middleton said.

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