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Millsap, Howard help Hawks pull away from 76ers 110-93

Matt Winkeljohn, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 8:14pm

Paul Millsap scored 22 points and combined with Dwight Howard to help Atlanta dominate the boards as the Hawks beat the Philadelphia 76ers 110-93 on Saturday night for their ninth win in 11 games.

Dion Waiters scores 33 to help Heat beat Bucks 109-97

Steven Wine, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 8:14pm

Dion Waiters tied a career high with 33 points and the last-place Miami Heat won a season-best third game in a row Saturday by beating the slumping Milwaukee Bucks, 109-97.

Booker scores 26 as Suns edge Knicks 107-105

Michael Scotto, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 8:10pm

Devin Booker scored 26 points and made a go-ahead 3-pointer with 31 seconds left, and the Phoenix Suns beat the New York Knicks 107-105 on Saturday night.

Kidd-Gilchrist, Batum lead Hornets past Nets 112-105

Steve Reed, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 7:52pm

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist had 17 points and 14 rebounds, Nic Batum made two clutch 3-pointers in the fourth quarter and the Charlotte Hornets defeated the Brooklyn Nets 112-105 on Saturday night for their third straight win.

Spurs coach Popovich blasts President Trump

Tom Withers, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 7:21pm

Gregg Popovich would bench President Trump.

Lillard, McCollum carry Portland to OT win over Boston

Ken Powtak, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 7:12pm

The Portland Trail Blazers could have limped home with a winless road trip on their minds.

Morris' buzzer-beater lifts Pistons past Wizards 113-112

Chris Nelsen, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 7:10pm

Marcus Morris scored 25 points and tipped in the winning basket at the buzzer, leading the Detroit Pistons to a 113-112 victory over Washington on Saturday night for their third straight win.

Michael Goldberg, who led the NBCA for 37 years, dies

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 6:40pm

Michael Goldberg, who served as executive director of the National Basketball Coaches Association for nearly four decades and was revered by many within the game, has died.

Garth sparks Lamar late, Cardinals top Nicholls State, 87-76

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 5:10pm

Nick Garth came off the Lamar bench to score 18 points and the Cardinals overcame a six-point halftime deficit to beat Nicholls State, 87-76 on Saturday.

Bucks' Parker is out of lineup for breaking team rule

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 4:50pm

Milwaukee Bucks forward Jabari Parker is out of the starting lineup for the first time this season Saturday night at Miami after breaking a team rule.

T-wolves' Rubio to miss Nuggets game for personal reasons

Jon Krawczynski, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 2:32pm

Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio will miss the game on Sunday against the Denver Nuggets, but it has nothing to do with the trade rumors that have surrounded him of late.

Spurs missing Parker, Gasol for matchup against Cavaliers

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 11:30am

The San Antonio Spurs will be without starters Tony Parker and Pau Gasol when they face the Cavaliers on Saturday night.

Williams, Young lead Lakers to 108-96 win over Pacers

Greg Beacham, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 12:00am

Although Luke Walton resisted the urge to shout about it, the coach was clearly proud of what the Los Angeles Lakers can do when their crowded schedule allows them to have a couple of real practices.

Lakers' D'Angelo Russell slips, mildly sprains knee ligament

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 10:20pm

Lakers guard D'Angelo Russell mildly sprained a ligament in his right knee in the opening minutes of Los Angeles' game against the Indiana Pacers on Friday night.

Gasol, Conley lead Grizzlies to easy win over Kings

Clay Bailey, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 10:20pm

The Memphis Grizzlies are relying on 3-pointers as an offensive weapon this season, and the green light even extends to their big men.

Nets end 11-game skid by routing Pelicans 143-114

Guerry Smith, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 10:14pm

The Brooklyn Nets didn't have to worry about a fourth-quarter flop this time.

Warriors get 6th straight win, 125-108 over Rockets

Kristie Rieken, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 10:10pm

The Golden State Warriors wanted to make sure the Houston Rockets wouldn't beat them from the 3-point line.

Schroder, Millsap pace Hawks' 102-93 win over Bulls

George Henry, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 9:53pm

Dennis Schroder thought his night was over with the Atlanta Hawks leading by 30 points late in the third quarter.

Magic pull away for convincing win over Milwaukee

Terrance Harris, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 9:40pm

Jeff Green not only challenged his Orlando Magic teammates, he challenged himself to play with more urgency and passion following a loss to New Orleans that capped a frustrating six-game road trip.