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Schroder has career-high 33, Hawks rally past Bucks 114-110

Rich Rovito, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 9:03pm

Dennis Schroder scored a career-high 33 points and the Atlanta Hawks rallied from 20 down in the second half to defeat the Milwaukee Bucks 114-110 on Friday night.

Rockets overcome Westbrook's 7th straight triple-double

Cliff Brunt, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 9:00pm

James Harden scored 21 points, and the Houston Rockets overcame Russell Westbrook's seventh consecutive triple-double to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 102-99 on Friday night.

Pistons thump Timberwolves, 117-90

Jon Krawczynski, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 8:33pm

Andre Drummond had 22 points and 22 rebounds for his second straight 20-20 game and the Detroit Pistons cruised to a 117-90 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday night.

Hornets blow out Magic 109-88 for 3rd straight victory

Steve Reed, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 8:32pm

Kemba Walker didn't mind a bit kicking back and watching the Charlotte reserves play the entire fourth quarter of a blowout win over the Orlando Magic.

James moves into 9th on scoring list as Cavs top Heat 114-84

Steve Herrick, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 8:22pm

LeBron James scored 27 points to move into ninth place on the NBA scoring list, and the Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the Miami Heat 114-84 on Friday night.

Thunder's Russell Westbrook has 7th straight triple-double

Cliff Brunt, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 8:20pm

Russell Westbrook had his seventh consecutive triple-double Friday night in the Oklahoma City Thunder's game against the Houston Rockets, the longest streak since Michael Jordan had seven straight in 1989.

Judge finalizes Khloe Kardashian's divorce from Lamar Odom

Anthony McCartney, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 7:10pm

Khlomar is officially no more.

Cavs' Love to play, Smith out with knee injury

Tom Withers, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 5:50pm

Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love is playing Friday against Miami after missing the morning shootaround with lower back spasms.

NBA denies Raptors' protest of loss to Kings

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 4:50pm

The NBA has denied the Toronto Raptors' protest of their 102-99 loss to the Sacramento Kings on Nov. 20.

Davis disgusted, Gentry frustrated as Pelicans' losses mount

Brett Martel, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 12:20am

As far as Anthony Davis was concerned, there wasn't much to discuss. He appeared eager to escape the Pelicans' locker room rather than stew over what was arguably the most demoralizing of New Orleans' 16 losses this young season.

Spurs fall to Bulls 95-91 after winning first 13 road games

Andrew Seligman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 11:42pm

It wasn't that they finally lost a road game and had their shot at a record dashed.

76ers stem road losing streak in New Orleans, 99-88

Brett Martel, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 10:22pm

Ersan Ilyasova sat in one locker room, both feet in ice buckets as he soaked in the afterglow of the Philadelphia 76ers' first road victory in nearly 11 months.

Gasol, Douglas lead Grizzlies past Trail Blazers, 88-86

Clay Bailey, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 10:22pm

Longtime Memphis Grizzly Marc Gasol carried the team throughout the game. The team's newest member closed out an unexpected win.

DeRozan, Lowry help Raptors beat Timberwolves 124-110

Paul Attfield, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 9:30pm

DeMar DeRozan, Kyle Lowry and the Toronto Raptors pushed aside the Minnesota Timberwolves — again.

Scoreboard goes out, crowd silent, but Wiz top Nuggets 92-85

Howard Fendrich, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 9:10pm

The scoreboard wasn't working at the outset, when there were thousands of empty seats and the fans that did show up were quiet as can be, so the arena announcer pierced the silence Thursday night, telling the small gathering by just how much the mediocre Washington Wizards were trailing the Denver Nuggets, basket after basket.

Parker returns to Spurs' lineup against Bulls

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 7:20pm

San Antonio Spurs point guard Tony Parker returned to the lineup Thursday night against the Chicago Bulls after missing a game because of a bruised left knee.

Lawsuit: NBA players teamed up in couple's nightclub assault

Larry Neumeister, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 6:40pm

A lawyer for a couple who claim Sacramento Kings players Matt Barnes and DeMarcus Cousins assaulted them at a nightclub said Thursday they'll rely on videotapes, medical reports and the testimony of witnesses to prove they were attacked.

Pelicans without guards Holiday, Moore against Sixers

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 5:12pm

New Orleans Pelicans coach Alvin Gentry says guards Jrue Holiday and E'Twaun Moore are sitting out a second straight game because of respective toe injuries during Thursday night's game against Philadelphia.

Grizzlies sign GM Chris Wallace, top executives to new deals

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 3:10pm

The Memphis Grizzlies have signed general manager Chris Wallace and a pair of executive vice presidents in the front office to multi-year extensions.