NBA basketball

Brooklyn Nets guard Caris LeVert (22) is tended to after an injury during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Hannah Foslien)
November 12, 2018 - 6:42 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Nets guard Caris LeVert sustained what appeared to be a severe right leg injury during the second quarter of Brooklyn's game against Minnesota on Monday night and was taken to a hospital. LeVert was racing back to try to block a shot and his leg bent awkwardly when he landed. He...
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Los Angeles Lakers' Tyson Chandler, right, celebrates with teammate LeBron James after Chandler blocked a shot from Atlanta Hawks' Trae Young as time expired in the NBA basketball game Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018, in Los Angeles. Los Angeles won 107-106. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
November 11, 2018 - 10:12 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tyson Chandler had quite a week with the Lakers. Plucked from last-place Phoenix, Chandler played a key defensive role in his first three games with his new team, helping them win three straight for the first time this season. LeBron James dunked for the winning basket with 15...
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Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant, center, grabs a rebound between Brooklyn Nets guard Caris LeVert, bottom, and center Jarrett Allen during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Oakland, Calif., Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
November 10, 2018 - 7:57 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Kevin Durant had 28 points and 11 assists, Quinn Cook scored a season-high 27 in place of injured Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors used another big run in the third quarter to pull away and beat the Brooklyn Nets 116-100 on Saturday. Klay Thompson added 24 points...
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Minnesota Timberwolves guard Jimmy Butler (23) gets around Sacramento Kings guard Buddy Hield (24) for a basket during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Sacramento, Calif., Friday, Nov. 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Steve Yeater)
November 10, 2018 - 5:02 pm
Jimmy Butler has his wish: He's out of Minnesota. And just like that, Philadelphia has a new Big Three — one that could make serious noise in the Eastern Conference. A person with knowledge of the situation said Saturday that Butler is being traded to the 76ers in a package that will send Dario...
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Utah Jazz guard Alec Burks, left, guards Boston Celtics forward Gordon Hayward, right, in the first half during an NBA basketball game Friday Nov. 9, 2018, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
November 10, 2018 - 12:44 am
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Gordon Hayward got a cold reception in Utah. He was booed every time he touched the ball, and his Boston Celtics left town with a loss. Joe Ingles matched his career high with 27 points and added a season-best seven assists to help the Jazz beat the Celtics 123-115 on Friday...
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Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving celebrates a basket during the second half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Phoenix Suns, Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, in Phoenix. The Celtics won 116-109 in overtime. (AP Photo/Matt York)
November 09, 2018 - 1:57 am
PHOENIX (AP) — When their shots finally started to fall, the Boston Celtics couldn't be stopped. Kyrie Irving scored 18 of his season-high 39 points in the fourth quarter and overtime, and Boston rallied from a 22-point deficit for a 116-109 win over the Phoenix Suns on Thursday night. Irving...
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Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry drives the ball past Milwaukee Bucks' Eric Bledsoe (6) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
November 08, 2018 - 10:13 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry left with an injury and the Golden State Warriors were unable to recover in a 134-111 loss to the Milwaukee Bucks that snapped their eight-game winning streak Thursday night. Eric Bledsoe scored seven straight points during Milwaukee's big third quarter and...
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Oklahoma City Thunder forward Paul George (13) drives to the basket against Houston Rockets guard Chris Paul (3) during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, in Oklahoma City. (AP Photo/Alonzo Adams)
November 08, 2018 - 7:41 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Paul George scored 20 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Houston Rockets 98-80 on Thursday night without point guard Russell Westbrook for their seventh straight victory. Westbrook missed his second consecutive game with a sprained left ankle. George also had 11...
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Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns, left, shoots as Los Angeles Lakers center Tyson Chandler defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
November 07, 2018 - 11:39 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tyson Chandler savored the ovations when he first took the court in downtown Los Angeles. The cheers at the end were even sweeter. The Lakers' newest big man got to represent his hometown Wednesday night for the first time in his 18 NBA seasons, and he came up bigger and better...
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Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) puts up a shot over New Orleans Pelicans forward E'Twaun Moore (55) in the second half of an NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City, Monday, Nov. 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Kyle Phillips)
November 05, 2018 - 7:46 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma City Thunder won their fifth straight game by beating the New Orleans Pelicans 122-116 on Monday night, but they lost star point guard Russell Westbrook with a sprained left ankle. After coming down hard on the side of his foot, Westbrook pounded the ground in...
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