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Mar 27

NBA-Highlights of Sunday's NBA games (Reuters)

March 26 (The Sports Xchange) – Highlights of Sunday’s NBA games: – – – Rockets 137, Thunder 125 Lou Williams paced four 20-point scorers for Houston in a win over Oklahoma City. Williams finished with 31 points on 11-of-15 shooting, hitting seven of eight three-pointers to help carry the Rockets to their third win in four meetings with the Thunder this season. Guards James Harden (22 points, 12 assists) and Eric Gordon (24 points) and forward Trevor Ariza, who made nine of 11 shots while scoring 24 points aided the win. Houston shot a robust 63.3 percent from the floor. …

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Mar 26

Walker scores 31, Hornets beat struggling Suns 120-106 (The Associated Press)

The Charlotte Hornets appear to playing their best basketball of the season heading down the homestretch. Kemba Walker had 31 points and nine assists, and the Hornets beat the Suns 120-106 on Sunday for their fourth victory in the last five games. ”…

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Mar 26

Suns' Booker gets Hornets' attention after 70-point game (The Associated Press)

The Hornets, who remain in 11th place in the Eastern Conference, three games out of eighth and final playoff spot with just 12 games left, are coming off a 112-105 loss to the defending champion Cleveland Cavaliers. A loss was pretty much expected, ev…

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Mar 25

Goggled LeBron playing against Wizards despite eye injury (The Associated Press)

LeBron James has never looked like this. Briefly sporting googles to protect an eye injury, James is playing against the Washington Wizards on Saturday night after having his right cornea scratched during Friday’s win at Charlotte. The Cavs listed hi…

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Mar 25

James questionable for Cavs game against Wizards (The Associated Press)

LeBron James suffered a scratched cornea in his right eye in a win Friday over Charlotte and hinted he might not be available to play against the Washington Wizards on Saturday. “If coach decides to give me a game off, it’s not because I’m resting,” J…

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Mar 25

NBA-Highlights of Friday's NBA games (Reuters)

Celtics 130, Suns 120 Devin Booker erupted for an NBA season-high 70 points, the most points scored in a game against the Boston Celtics, but it wasn’t nearly enough for his Phoenix Suns on Friday night. Isaiah Thomas accumulated 34 points and seven …

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Mar 25

James to see eye doctor after 112-105 win over Hornets (The Associated Press)

LeBron James sat at his locker dabbing his right eye with a wet compress while having difficulty keeping it open. James will meet with an eye doctor after a physical game in which he got poked in the eye by Jeremy Lamb, but remained in the game to lea…

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Mar 24

Pistons, Magic down on their luck but play on (The Associated Press)

The Detroit Pistons started the season with great expectations. The Pistons, featuring budding all-star Andre Drummond and promising young players Reggie Jackson, Tobias Harris and Markieff Morris, seemed set to take the next step.

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Mar 23

Hornets rally in the fourth quarter for 109-102 win (The Associated Press)

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 22

Wizards host Hawks in clash of slumping clubs (The Associated Press)

Atlanta and Washington slide into their fourth and final meeting of the season Wednesday, but at least the Wizards have their key players set for a potential slump-busting victory. The Hawks, meanwhile, must find a positive result without their leadin…

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Mar 22

Hornets look to Weber for more energy against Magic (The Associated Press)

The Charlotte Hornets needed a boost. A team with playoff hopes was now fighting for its life to achieve its goals — all the while maintaining the kind of statistical profile that should mean a playoff appearance. Charlotte, which plays at Orlando o…

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Mar 21

Jerry Krause, Bulls' GM during 1990s dynasty, dies at 77 (The Associated Press)

Respected and reviled in his hometown, this much can’t be argued when it comes to Jerry Krause: He helped take the Chicago Bulls to heights few teams have reached. Krause, the general manager of the Bulls during a 1990s dynasty that included six NBA c…

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Mar 21

Magic storm back to beat 76ers 112-109 in OT (The Associated Press)

Orlando found it after the break. The invigorated Magic rallied from a 17-point second-half deficit, then outlasted the Philadelphia 76ers 112-109 in overtime Monday night. Orlando won consecutive games for the first time since late December.

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Mar 21

Kaminsky stays hot, Hornets top Hawks 105-90 (The Associated Press)

Hornets second-year forward Frank Kaminsky said his biggest problem on the court has been letting go of the past. Nicolas Batum and Kemba Walker each had 16 points and increasingly confident Kaminsky added 14 points and five assists off the bench as C…

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Mar 19

Zeller scores 19, Hornets beat Wizards 98-93 (The Associated Press)

The Charlotte Hornets know their playoff hopes are slim. Cody Zeller scored 19 points and the Hornets snapped a three-game losing streak with a 98-93 victory over the Washington Wizards on Saturday night. Williams had 16 points and eight rebounds, an…

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Mar 19

Lillard has 27 as Trail Blazers start fast, top Hawks 113-97 (The Associated Press)

Portland’s dominant first quarter gave the Trail Blazers a big lead over Atlanta they never lost. Damian Lillard said it was especially encouraging to see the focused Blazers turn back the Hawks’ comeback attempt. Lillard scored 27 points and Portlan…

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Mar 18

Pacers, Raptors in bounce-back mode (The Associated Press)

The Indiana Pacers and the Toronto Raptors have taken similar paths to their meeting on Sunday at the Air Canada Centre. Both teams had poor performances in losses, had a team meeting and then won the next game. The Pacers were held to 29 points in t…

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Mar 18

Wizards need defense to step up vs. Hornets (The Associated Press)

After the Washington Wizards’ recent defensive lapses, head coach Scott Brooks turned to a trusty teaching aid during Thursday’s practice session. The Wizards, who meet the Hornets in Charlotte on Saturday, have allowed their past four opponents to sh…

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Mar 18

Beal scores 24, Wizards hold off Bulls for 112-107 win (The Associated Press)

Playing their first game without Dwyane Wade, the Chicago Bulls almost pulled off an improbable comeback against the Washington Wizards. Bradley Beal scored nine of his 24 points in the fourth quarter, John Wall dished out a career-high 20 assists to …

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Mar 16

George scores 39 points, Pacers roll past Hornets 98-77 (The Associated Press)

Paul George couldn’t have picked a better time to take over a basketball game and lead the Pacers to a much-needed win. During the second half of the second night of a back-to-back, George played like someone on three days’ rest. George made six 3-po…

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