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ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta won a matchup of the NBA's top teams as the Hawks had seven players score in double figures to lead a 124-116 triumph over Golden State. Jeff Teague (teeg) led Atlanta with 23 points and Kyle Korver had 17 as the Hawks moved past the Warriors in the battle for the league's best record. Klay Thompson scored 29 points and Stephen (STEH'-fehn) Curry had 26 for Golden State, which had its three-game winning streak snapped.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Cleveland Cavaliers' 12-game winning streak is over C.J. Miles had 26 points to lead Indiana past the Cavs 103-99. The Cavaliers led by one until George Hill converted a four-point play with 1:38 remaining. Hill finished with 20 points, and David West had 20 points and 13 rebounds.
TORONTO (AP) — DeMar DeRozan scored 24 points, Kyle Lowry had 21 and the Toronto Raptors rallied from a 20-point deficit to beat the Los Angeles Clippers 123-107. Greivis Vazquez scored 12 of his 17 in the fourth quarter to help the Raptors send the Clippers to their fourth loss in five games.
UNDATED (AP) — Anaheim has increased its lead in the NHL's Western Conference to three points over St. Louis and Nashville despite the Ducks' 3-2 shootout loss in Washington. Evgeny Kuznetsov (kooz-NET'-sahv) and Nicklas Backstrom scored shootout goals for the Capitals after Jason Chimera (chih-MEHR'-uh) had a goal and an assist in regulation. The Blues were 7-1 losers to Columbus as Nick Foligno (foh-LEE'-nuh) delivered two goals and an assist for the Blue Jackets.
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins are back atop the NHL's Metropolitan Division after Sidney Crosby scored twice and had an assist in a 4-0 victory at Calgary. Marc-Andre Fleury handled 21 shots for his league-leading eighth shutout of the season and 36th of his career. The Pens lead their division by one point over the New York Islanders and two over Washington.
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