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Nov 25

Pacers might be without Oladipo against Celtics

ESPN Indiana Pacers guard Victor Oladipo is uncertain to play in Saturday’s game against the Boston Celtics after he injured his right knee in Friday night’s 107-104 win against the Toronto Raptors. Oladipo, who leads the team in scoring at 22.8 points per game, told reporters in Indianapolis

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Nov 25

Lakers riding the highs and lows of having Lonzo Ball as starting point guard

When a point guard is taken high in the draft, that doesn’t guarantee he will start right away, or start consistently. The Sacramento Kings drafted De’Aaron Fox fifth overall this year and didn’t immediately make him their starter. Same for the No. 5 pick of 2014, Utah’s Dante Exum. The

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Nov 25

Pelicans stay on road to face Warriors

The New Orleans Pelicans will put their three-game winning streak on the line Saturday night when they visit a team they haven’t beaten in their last eight tries. The Golden State Warriors and the Pelicans will be playing their second game in two nights. The Pelicans opened a two-night road sequence

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Nov 25

Thompson Scores 29

Curry Scores 33 Stephen Curry scores 26 in the 2nd quarter and would finish with a game-high 33 points in the Warriors win. 1 minute ago

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Nov 25

Hornets Drop Heartbreaker in Cleveland

Charlotte went into Cleveland and pushed the defending Eastern Conference Champions to the limit on their home court before eventually falling, 100-99, ending its three-game winning streak. Dwight Howard led six Hornets scoring in double figures with 2…

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Nov 25

Blazers in town for Saturday night showdown

The Wizards return home for a Saturday night showdown with the Portland Trail Blazers. Game Info Capital One Arena | 7:00 p.m. | NBCSW | 1500 AM | Buy Tickets Probable Starters Wizards (10-8): G – Wall, G – Beal, F – Porter Jr., F – Morris, C – Gortat …

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Nov 25

Petty Cash: Warriors rookie Bell trolls Bulls in first career start

Baxter Holmes ESPN Staff Writer Close Covers the Los Angeles Lakers for ESPN.com Follow on Twitter OAKLAND, Calif. — When Jordan Bell was introduced for his first career NBA start Friday, the rookie Golden State Warriors forward raised his hands above…

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Nov 25

No. 7 Florida beats No. 17 Gonzaga 111-105 in double OT

PORTLAND, Ore. — Jalen Hudson had a career-high 35 points, including eight 3-pointers, and No. 7 Florida downed No. 17 Gonzaga 111-105 in double overtime on Friday night at the PK80 Invitational. Chris Chiozza added a career-high 26 points and 10 assis…

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Nov 25

Thunder collapse in 2nd half, lose to Pistons, 99-98

Yahoo Sports Minute recaps top stories including the Pistons beating the Thunder, 99-98, the Cavaliers winning their 7th straight game with a 100-99 win over the Hornets and the Warriors defeating the Bulls, 143-94, without Kevin Durant and Draymond Gr…

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Nov 25

Hot teams Celtics, Pacers face each other

The Boston Celtics (17-3), who have won 17 of 18 including a 118-103 victory on Friday night against Orlando, travel to Indiana on Saturday. While Boston got 30 points in only 25 minutes from All-Star guard Kyrie Irving against the Magic, it is Irving’s desire to win games instead of posting huge

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Nov 25

Steve Kerr regrets playing Kevin Durant vs. Thunder after ankle aggravated

Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant is doubtful for Saturday’s game against the New Orleans Pelicans with what the team is calling a sprained ankle — an issue that Warriors coach Steve Kerr said was bad enough that he regrets playing Durant against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Wednesday

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Nov 25

Knicks to test Paul’s influence on Rockets’ offense

Soon enough, the sample size won’t be so small that it will be easy to disregard, and the influence Chris Paul has made on Houston’s offense will be cause for examination. With the Rockets (14-4) set to host the New York Knicks (10-8) on Saturday night at Toyota Center, they continue to play

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Nov 25

Wall questionable when Wizards host Blazers

The Portland Trail Blazers and the Washington Wizards were each involved in a late-game comeback ahead of Saturday’s head-to-head matchup. Portland did the rallying for a road win at Brooklyn while Washington crashed and burned. The bigger storyline for the Eastern Conference contender involves

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Nov 25

Raptors next on Hawks’ difficult slate

The Hawks host their first back-to-back home games on Saturday when Toronto comes to Philips Arena for the first time this season. Atlanta (4-15) broke a three-game losing streak on Friday by beating the New York Knicks 116-104. The win lifted the Ha…

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Nov 25

Warriors forward Kevin Durant doubtful vs Pelicans

Following the Warriors 143-94 romp over the Chicago Bulls Friday, Golden State coach Steve Kerr announced that All-Star forward Kevin Durant will miss Saturday’s contest against the New Pelicans as he continues to recover from a sprained ankle. Durant injured the ankle after coming down awkwardly

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Nov 25

Kings learning how to win, protect court

The Sacramento Kings are trying to maintain some perspective as they make their way down the first year of their organizational do-over, not to mention some emotional balance. “You know, after Atlanta, I didn’t know if we’d win another game the rest of the season,” coach Dave Joerger

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