Category: Sports

Dec 11

Watch Victor Oladipo score a career-high 47 points vs. Nuggets (VIDEO)

Victor Oladipo was sent from the Oklahoma City Thunder to the Indiana Pacers along with Domantas Sabonis as part of a major trade for Paul George. Boy, Pacers fans have got to be glad things have turned out the way they have. On Sunday, Oladipo scored …

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Dec 11

NBA: Oladipo’s career performance keeps Pacers rolling

Victor Oladipo continued to prove his critics wrong, leading the Indiana Pacers to a win over the Denver Nuggets in the NBA on Sunday.
When the Pacers sent Paul George to the Oklahoma City Thunder this offseason, many felt they got fleeced. But Indiana

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Dec 11

NBA-Highlights of Sunday’s NBA games

Dec 10 (The Sports Xchange) – Highlights of National Basketball Association games on Sunday:

Pacers 126, Nuggets 116
Victor Oladipo scored a career-high 47 points to lead the Indiana Pacers to a 126-116 overtime victory over the Denver Nuggets on Sunday

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Dec 11

Celtics turn tables on Pistons, Oladipo shines

The Boston Celtics notched a satisfying win in Detroit on Sunday, handing the slumping Pistons their sixth straight NBA defeat just two weeks after losing to them in Boston. Kyrie Irving added 16 points and Marcus Smart and Jaylen Brown scored 12 apiec…

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Dec 11

Porzingis scores 30, Knicks hold off Hawks for 111-107 win

Kristaps Porzingis scored 30 points, Doug McDermott added 23 off the bench and the New York Knicks withstood a late push from the Atlanta Hawks for a 111-107 victory Sunday night. One night after losing to the NBA-worst Chicago Bulls on the road, New Y…

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Dec 11

Oladipo scores career-high 47 as Pacers beat Nuggets in OT

Victor Oladipo is enjoying his return to Indiana. Oladipo, who starred in college at Indiana University, had a career-high 47 points and added seven rebounds and six assists to lead the Pacers to a 126-116 overtime win over the Denver Nuggets on Sunday. The Pacers trailed 114-106 with 2:54 remaining in the fourth before scoring eight straight points, capped by Thad Young’s putback with 5 seconds left to tie it.

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Dec 11

Denver Nuggets briefs: Jamal Murray’s calf injury calls Monte Morris up from G League

Jamal Murray was a late addition to the Denver Nuggets’ Sunday injury report with right calf tightness that coach Michael Malone said limited Murray to seven second-half minutes in Friday’s win at Orlando.

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Dec 11

Rumor: NBA executives think Rockets have shot at signing LeBron James

LeBron James is now rumored to be headed to about 29 NBA teams this summer when he can opt out of his current contract and become a free agent. Earlier this week, we heard rumblings that LeBron could be interested in sharing a Los Angeles Lakers roster…

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Dec 11

Nuggets choke away big leads to lose to Pacers in overtime

The Denver Nuggets blew a 19-point first-half lead when the Pacers got hot from beyond the 3-point arc in the third quarter.

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Dec 11

Fatigue a factor as the Kings fall to the Raptors

The Sacramento Kings are young and energetic, but they are still learning how to play a full 48 minutes. Against a veteran team like the Raptors, that’s not going to work. The Kings came out of the gate slow, allowing the Raptors to score the first 13 points of the afternoon.

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Dec 11

Celtics get revenge against the Pistons

Al Horford had 18 points and Kyrie Irving scored 16 to help the Boston Celtics get revenge for a rare loss, beating the Detroit Pistons 91-81

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Dec 11

DeMar DeRozan leads Raptors to 6th straight win

Dwane Casey’s 500th career game as Toronto’s coach had plenty of moments to go sideways, especially after his team let a 15-point lead slip away in the first half. DeMar DeRozan’s decision to be more aggressive in the third quarter kept the Raptors on track and they extended their longest winning streak of the season. DeRozan scored 13 of his 25 points in the third quarter and Toronto held off the Sacramento Kings 102-87 on Sunday for its sixth straight victory.

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Dec 10

A night out with Gordon Hayward, discussing his recovery, his team, and his eventual return

More than 50 days have passed since Hayward suffered his grisly injury, and though he’s pleased with his progress, he won’t look too far ahead.

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Dec 10

Watch James Harden score 48 points, 15 in fourth, Rockets win ninth in a row

Houston won its ninth consecutive game after James Harden scored 48 points and the Rockets rallied from 14-point, fourth-quarter deficit to beat the Portland Trail Blazers 124-117 on Saturday night. The Rockets, who trailed for most of the game, won th…

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Dec 10

Knicks look to avenge recent loss to Hawks

Just two weeks weeks after forcing the New York Knicks into 20 turnovers in a 12-point home win, the Atlanta Hawks travel to Madison Square Garden for a rematch with Kristaps Porzingis and Company. This time, the Hawks bring a little momentum to MSG wi…

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Dec 10

NBA-Highlights of Saturday’s NBA games

Goran Dragic scored 20 points as the Miami Heat beat the Brooklyn Nets 101-89 in the Global Games in Mexico City on Saturday. Tyler Johnson also scored 20 points for the Heat to follow up his season-high 25-point showing in Wednesday’s loss at San Antonio. James Johnson added 17 while Justise Winslow contributed a season-high 15 points and hit a career-best four 3-pointers as Miami shot 46.7 percent from the field.

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Dec 10

Gameday: Kings look to keep impressive streak against Raptors going

For a young team like the Sacramento Kings, a 2-2 road trip is a huge success. An overtime victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Friday has the Kings at 7-9 over their last 16 games, which is a big improvement over their 1-8 start to the season. They

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Dec 10

Westbrook’s triple-double leads Thunder past Grizzlies in OT

Even struggling from the field, Russell Westbrook managed to record a triple-double, and he converted two game-winning free throws in overtime. Westbrook’s free throws with 5.2 seconds left gave him 20 points on the night to go with 14 assists and 11 rebounds as the Oklahoma City Thunder rallied for a 102-101 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Saturday night. The Thunder overcame a 20-point first-half deficit, the second consecutive game that the Grizzlies have squandered a big lead in a losing effort.

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Dec 10

Lillard’s 35 Not Enough Against Rockets

Damian Lillard scores 35 points with six assists in a loss to the Houston Rockets.

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Dec 10

Reuters Sports Schedule at 0600 GMT on Sunday

Reuters sports schedule at 0600 GMT on Sunday:

SOCCER
Premier League
Southampton v Arsenal (1200)
Liverpool v Everton (1415)
Manchester United v Manchester City (1630)

United bid to reel

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