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Antetokounmpo scores 31 in Bucks' 127-114 win over Rockets

Joe Digiovanni, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 8:54pm

Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 31 points, Jabari Parker had 28 and the Milwaukee Bucks snapped a five-game losing streak with a 127-114 victory over the Houston Rockets on Monday night.

Jones, Holiday lead Pelicans past Cavs 124-122

Brett Martel, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 8:54pm

Terrence Jones filled in brilliantly for injured All-Star Anthony Davis, scoring a season-high 36 points, grabbing 11 rebounds and blocking LeBron James' dunk attempt in the fourth quarter, and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 124-122 on Monday night.

Waiters for the win: Heat stun Warriors, 105-102

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 8:42pm

Dion Waiters' 3-pointer with 0.6 seconds left capped his 33-point effort, and the Miami Heat beat Golden State 105-102 on Monday night to end the Warriors' seven-game winning streak.

Kings snap 5-game skid with 109-104 win over Pistons

Noah Trister, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 8:31pm

DeMarcus Cousins had 22 points and 14 rebounds, and the Sacramento Kings snapped a five-game losing streak with a 109-104 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Monday night.

Wall scores 24, leads Wizards past Hornets 109-99

Steve Reed, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 8:30pm

John Wall firmly believes the Washington Wizards are a good team with plenty of playoff potential.

Rivers, Crawford lead Clippers past Hawks, 115-105

Charles Odum, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 8:20pm

Austin Rivers scored 27 points and Jamal Crawford broke out of a shooting slump with 19, helping the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Atlanta Hawks 115-105 on Monday night.

Caldwell-Pope returns for Pistons against Kings

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 6:01pm

Detroit Pistons guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope is back in the starting lineup after missing four games with a strained left rotator cuff.

Nets say injured Jeremy Lin will miss another 3 to 5 weeks

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 5:50pm

Jeremy Lin has had another setback while rehabbing a hamstring injury, and this time the Brooklyn Nets won't let him risk further injury trying to rush back.

Pelicans' Anthony Davis ruled out vs. Cavaliers

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 5:40pm

All-Star Anthony Davis will not play for the New Orleans Pelicans in a game against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday night.

Timberwolves purchase Iowa Energy D-League team

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 1:50pm

The Minnesota Timberwolves have purchased the Iowa Energy and will begin a direct affiliation with the NBA Development League team next season.

Spurs sign Joel Anthony after waiving him in preseason

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 10:40am

The Spurs have signed forward Joel Anthony to a 10-day contract after he was waived by San Antonio during the preseason.

Towns carries Wolves past Nuggets, 111-108

Jon Krawczynski, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 9:00pm

Karl-Anthony Towns and Nikola Jokic represent the big men of the new millennium — versatile, do-everything combo guards in the bodies of centers who are giving their downtrodden franchises hope that better days are right around the corner.

Bledsoe's career day leads Suns over Raptors 115-103

Paul Attfield, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 8:30pm

Following a career-high 40-point game, Phoenix Suns guard Eric Bledsoe begrudgingly conceded he might be playing the best basketball of his career.

Nowitzki starts Mavericks toward 122-73 rout of Lakers

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 5:50pm

Dirk Nowitzki and the Dallas Mavericks had something to prove on Sunday following two straight tough losses.

Curry, Thompson each hit 7 3s, Warriors pull away from Magic

Terrance Harris, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 3:53pm

The noon Eastern Standard Time tipoff was more than a little challenging for Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors. At first, anyway.

Spurs coach Popovich blasts President Trump

Tom Withers, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 8:30am

Gregg Popovich would bench President Donald Trump.

Wade's 30 points, key steals lead Bulls over Kings, 102-99

John Jackson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 11:12pm

Following an embarrassing road loss the previous day, Dwyane Wade felt the Bulls were desperate for a win on Saturday night.

Jokic scores 19, Nuggets rout short-handed Clippers 123-98

Dennis Georgatos, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 10:40pm

The short-handed Los Angeles Clippers were no match for a Denver Nuggets team in the midst of perhaps its best stretch of the season.

Leonard scores 41, Spurs down Cavaliers 118-115 in overtime

Tom Withers, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 10:30pm

As Kawhi Leonard peeled the ice bag off his swollen left hand, Manu Ginobili hobbled through San Antonio's locker room, his back stiffened from a run-in with LeBron James.