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Dec 11

GAME RECAP: Knicks 111, Hawks 107

Kristaps Porzingis gave the Hawks all they could handle scoring 30 points and 8 rebounds as the Knicks hold on late, 111-107. Dennis Schroder scored 21 points for Atlanta in the loss.

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Dec 11

No quick fix for Lakers’ glaring problem: Free-throw shooting

Back when Phil Jackson coached the Lakers he could sometimes be found wandering around with a burning bunch of sage. “He wouldn’t say anything,” Lakers coach Luke Walton recalls. “He literally would walk around the locker room and just hold a thing of sage, and if you tried to talk to him he just

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Dec 11

GAME RECAP: Pelicans 131, 76ers 124

Jrue Holiday drops 34 points while Rajon Rondo dishes 18 assists in the Pelicans 131-124 win over the 76ers. Ben Simmons had a double-double of 27 points and 10 assists for Philadelphia in the loss.

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Dec 11

Towns, Butler too much for Mavericks as Timberwolves prevail

Karl-Anthony Towns had 28 points, Jimmy Butler scored 10 of his 22 in the fourth quarter and the Minnesota Timberwolves held on for a 97-92 win against the Dallas Mavericks on Sunday night. Towns added 12 rebounds, including four on the offensive end, …

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Dec 11

NYK 111, ATL 107: Porzingis and McDermott Combine for 53 Points as Knicks Exact Revenge

For the second consecutive night, the Knicks found themselves in a tight battle down the stretch.  On Sunday, New York delivered in the final stages and avenged a loss in Atlanta by taking down the Hawks, 111-107.  Atlanta ended the first half on a 17-…

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Dec 11

GAME RECAP: Timberwolves 97, Mavericks 92

Karl-Anthony Towns emerges for the Timberwolves with 28 points and 12 rebounds in their 97-92 win over the Mavericks. Harrison Barnes scored 19 points for Dallas in the loss.

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Dec 11

Embiid a late scratch for 76ers with stiff back

ESPN The 76ers decided to sit out Joel Embiid minutes before Philadelphia’s 131-124 loss to the Pelicans on Sunday because of stiffness in the 7-foot center’s back. Embiid was expected to play in New Orleans after sitting out Saturday night’s loss to Cleveland to rest his surgically repaired

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Dec 11

Embiid a late scratch for 76ers with stiff back

ESPN The 76ers decided to sit Joel Embiid minutes before Philadelphia’s 131-124 loss to the Pelicans on Sunday because of stiffness in the 7-foot center’s back. Embiid was expected to play in New Orleans after sitting out Saturday night’s loss to Cleveland to rest his surgically repaired

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Dec 11

NBA standings

Dec 11 (Gracenote) – Standings from the NBA on Sunday EASTERN CONFERENCEATLANTIC DIVISION W L PCT GB 1. Boston 23 5 .821 – 2. Toronto 17 7 .708 4 3. NY Knicks 13 13 .500 9 4. Philadelphia 13 13 .500 9 5. Brooklyn 10 15 .400 11 1/2 CENTRAL DIVISION W L …

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Dec 11

NBA results

Dec 11 (Gracenote) – Results from the NBA games on Sunday (home team in CAPS) NY KNICKS 111 Atlanta 107 MINNESOTA 97 Dallas 92 NEW ORLEANS 131 Philadelphia 124 INDIANA 126 Denver 116 (OT) Boston 91 DETROIT 81 Toronto 102 SACRAMENTO 87

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Dec 11

Pacers Insider: ‘some fans chanting MVP’ for Oladipo

Clifton Brown, IndyStar Pacers insider, talks about the team’s overtime win against Denver, Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017.

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Dec 11

Pelicans allow hilariously easy Ben Simmons dunk

Ben Simmons has yet to make a 3-point shot this season – he hasn’t even attempted a 3 that wasn’t a beyond-halfcourt heave. So, it was understandable when the Pelicans decided to give Simmons space around the 3-point arc on Sunday. The rest of the possession just didn’t make any sense. After

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Dec 11

Holiday saves Pelicans in 131-124 win over 76ers

Jrue Holiday scored 19 of his 34 points in the fourth quarter and the New Orleans Pelicans overcame an eight-point deficit in the final period to beat the short-handed Philadelphia 76ers 131-124 on Sunday night. Anthony Davis added 29 points and DeMar…

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Dec 11

Towns scores 28, Timberwolves hold off Mavericks 97-92

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Karl-Anthony Towns had 28 points, Jimmy Butler scored 10 of his 22 in the fourth quarter and the Minnesota Timberwolves held on for a 97-92 win against the Dallas Mavericks on Sunday night. Towns added 12 rebounds, including four on …

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Dec 11

Holiday saves Pelicans in 131-124 win over 76ers

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Right when it looked as if rising star Ben Simmons might lift the 76ers to an unlikely road victory, a guy that used to have Simmons’ job in Philadelphia took over in the clutch and rescued the Pelicans. Jrue Holiday made five 3-pointers in the fourth quarter, when he scored 19

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Dec 11

Why Mark Cuban still believes Mavs have ‘come a long way’ despite record

“The way this season is, so many teams are competing,” Cuban said. “We get on one run and we’re right there. We beat some good teams handily. It’s not like we’re getting blown out by 20 points every game. “Last year, we went into it with Bogut and D-Will thinking we were competing for a playoff

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