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SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The San Antonio Spurs have a 10-game winning streak after Tony Parker scored 24 points and Kawhi (kah-WY') Leonard added 20 in a 99-95 win over Cleveland. The Cavaliers led 32-20 heading into the second quarter before ending an eight-game win streak. The Spurs are 23-0 at home this season and have won 32 straight in San Antonio since an overtime loss to Cleveland last March 12.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Golden State Warriors still top the NBA's Western Conference by 2 ½ games over San Antonio following the Warriors' 116-98 win over the Lakers. Stephen (STEH'-fehn) Curry shot 8-for-16 from 3-point range and finished with 26 points as the Warriors bounced back from Wednesday's two-point loss to Denver. Shaun Livingston had 17 points off the bench for the Warriors, who are 19-0 at home and 37-3 overall as they chase the NBA record of 72 victories in a season.
UNDATED (AP) — Peter Jok scored 19 of his 23 points while 16th-ranked Iowa was building a 22-point halftime lead in a 76-59 rout of No. 4 Michigan St. The Hawkeyes dominated the Spartans for the second time in two weeks and beat them on the road for the first time since 1993. Michigan State was down by 22 points at intermission, its largest halftime deficit in the regular season since trailing at Michigan by 23 points at the break in 1997.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Capitals are an NHL-best 32-7-3 following their fifth consecutive win, 4-1 over the visiting Vancouver Canucks. Evgeny Kuznetsov (ehv-GEH'-nee kooz-NET'-sahf) led Washington's attack with two goals, one assist and a plus-4. Karl Alzner and Tom Wilson also scored to support Braden Holtby, who is 20-0-2 with one no-decision since his last regulation loss, Nov. 10 against the Red Wings.
UNDATED (AP) — A person with knowledge of the decision tells The Associated Press that Kansas City offensive coordinator Doug Pederson has accepted the Philadelphia Eagles' offer to become their head coach. The San Francisco 49ers have hired Chip Kelly as their new head coach, ending a search that began when the team fired Jim Tomsula (tahm-SOO'-lah) after this season. And the New York Giants have confirmed that Ben McAdoo (MAK'-uh-doo) has been hired to replace head coach Tom Coughlin, who stepped down a little more than a week ago after 12 seasons.
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