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PORTLAND, Ore. - Jusuf Nurkic had a career-high 32 points with 16 rebounds against his former team, CJ McCollum had 39 points and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Denver Nuggets 122-113 on Tuesday night to take hold of the eighth seed in the Western Conference. Portland leads Denver by a…
LOS ANGELES - John Wall scored 34 points and Washington rallied in the fourth quarter to beat the Los Angeles Lakers 119-108 on Tuesday night, clinching the Southeast Division title for its first division crown in 38 years. Wall shot 14 of 25 and Bradley Beal was held to 16 points on…
HOUSTON - Stephen Curry scored 32 points, Klay Thompson had 25 and the Golden State Warriors built a big lead early and held on for a 113-106 win over the Houston Rockets on Tuesday night. The Warriors scored 37 points in the first quarter and never trailed on the way to their eighth…
HOUSTON - Stephen Curry scored 32 points, Klay Thompson had 25 and the Golden State Warriors built a big lead early and held on for a 113-106 win over the Houston Rockets on Tuesday night. The Warriors scored 37 points in the first quarter and never trailed on the way to their eighth…
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - Hassan Whiteside tipped in a shot at the buzzer to lift the Miami Heat over the Detroit Pistons 97-96 on Tuesday night. Miami is a game up on Chicago for the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference and 2 1/2 games ahead of Detroit. Whiteside jumped over Andre…
NEW YORK - Dario Saric scored 23 points, Robert Covington had 21 points and 13 rebounds and the undermanned Philadelphia 76ers beat the Brooklyn Nets 106-101 on Tuesday night. Rookie guard Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot had 17 points and nine boards for the 76ers, who dressed only…
ATLANTA - Dennis Schroder hit consecutive 3-pointers to spark a 17-1 run that carried the Hawks to a 95-91 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday night, snapping a seven-game losing streak and boosting Atlanta's playoff hopes. The Suns lost their ninth in a row in a matchup of teams with…
INDIANAPOLIS - Ricky Rubio made three free throws with 3.4 seconds left to give the Minnesota Timberwolves a 115-114 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Tuesday night. Minnesota snapped a season-high six-game losing streak by taking its only lead of the quarter. Rubio had 21 points and…
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Tony Snell scored a season-high 26 points, Giannis Antetokounmpo had 20 points and eight rebounds and the Milwaukee Bucks handed the Charlotte Hornets' playoff hopes a potentially devastating blow with a 118-108 victory on Tuesday night. Malcolm Brogdon had 14 points and…
  With under a week left before the NPA National Championships tip off, the dust has settled in the regular season. Coming off of their strongest …
03.29 / 01:25
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ATLANTA - The slumping Atlanta Hawks are hopeful of getting back at least one of their injured players. Barring a setback, guard Kent Bazemore should be able to play Wednesday when the Hawks begin a road trip at Philadelphia. Bazemore missed his fifth straight game Tuesday night with a…
ATLANTA - Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker sat out Tuesday's game against the Atlanta Hawks with an ankle injury that he aggravated in his 70-point performance. Booker was already having problems with his right ankle when he set a franchise record and became the youngest player to reach 70…
There was no sugar-coating how pathetic the Raptors defended, an effort so bad that no defence can be presented for the team's…
03.28 / 23:40
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When Pau Gasol was languishing in Memphis early in his career, when he was winning championships in Los Angeles and certainly when he was on a two-year layover in Chicago, there was always the feeling that he would be the perfect fit for the San Antonio Spurs. The Spurs have long had…
The NPA National Championships are kicking off this weekend at the University of Toronto-Mississauga campus, where eight teams from across the country will battle for the inaugural […
03.28 / 21:14
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Kevin Osawe is a 2018 6’6 wing out of Toronto, playing for Central Tech. Osawe brings great length and athleticism on both ends of the…
03.28 / 20:26
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GREENBURGH, N.Y. - Joakim Noah says he is sorry for a positive drug test that has ended his injury-plagued first season with the New York Knicks. Noah was suspended 20 games by the NBA on Saturday for violating the league's anti-drug policy. He says he took an over-the-counter supplement to…
It's important to keep in mind that Orlando is a truly awful basketball team, so there is no reason to go overboard when assessing Monday's Raptors performance against them, but, that said, this group is looking strong. Six straight wins, mostly on the back of strong defence, and then a lights out offensive performance (with the defence finally…
03.28 / 17:44
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