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Streaky Miles propels Pacers over Timberwolves

The struggling Indiana Pacers will take any win they can get these days, and they did so tonight against the cellar-dwelling Minnesota Timberwolves. It wasn’t easy, however, as the Pacers needed just about each one of CJ Miles’s 28 points to eke out the 100-96 victory. Miles, as streaky as ever, was 10-18 from the field, including 4-11 from three-point range. He also hit 4 of...
Via Pacers Pulse
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Minnesota Timberwolves Weekly: Bon voyage Corey Brewer

The week that was: The Minnesota Timberwolves didn’t have a great week, losing all four games to the Los Angeles Lakers. the Washington Wizards, the Indiana Pacers and the Boston Celtics. Unfortunately the only games that were close were the games against the Lakers and Pacers, who are both near the bottom of their respective divisions. Once again shoddy defense and costly turnovers...
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Anthony Davis scores 38 to lead Pelicans past Thunder

  Anthony Davis scored 38 points to lead the New Orleans Pelicans to a 101-99 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Sunday night. It was the third-highest point total of Davis' career. He made 16 of 22 shots and had 12 rebounds. Jrue Holiday scored 11 points and matched a career high with 15 assists for the Pelicans. Russell Westbrook scored 29 points for the Thunder, but he...
Via AP on Fox
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Timberwolves challenge, but can't overcome Pacers

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- C.J. Miles scored 28 points and David West bullied his way to the basket for two big points with 34 seconds to play to help the Indiana Pacers hold off the Minnesota Timberwolves 100-96 on Sunday night. Miles hit 10 of 18 shots and Roy Hibbert had 15 points, eight rebounds and four blocks for the Pacers, who got 48 points from their bench. They shot a season-high...
Via AP on Fox
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Davis scores 38, leads Pelicans past Thunder

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Anthony Davis scored 38 points to lead the New Orleans Pelicans to a 101-99 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Sunday night. It was the third-highest point total of Davis' career. He made 16 of 22 shots and had 12 rebounds. Jrue Holiday scored 11 points and matched a career high with 15 assists for the Pelicans. Russell Westbrook scored 29 points for the...
Via AP on Fox
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Miles scores 28 to help Pacers hold off Wolves

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) C.J. Miles scored 28 points and David West bulled his way to the basket for two big points with 34 seconds to play to help the Indiana Pacers hold off the Minnesota Timberwolves 100-96 on Sunday night. Miles hit 10 of 18 shots and Roy Hibbert had 15 points, eight rebounds and four blocks for the Pacers, who got 48 points from their bench. They shot a season-high...
Via AP on Fox
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Timberwolves challenge, but can't overcome Pacers

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- C.J. Miles scored 28 points and David West bullied his way to the basket for two big points with 34 seconds to play to help the Indiana Pacers hold off the Minnesota Timberwolves 100-96 on Sunday night. Miles hit 10 of 18 shots and Roy Hibbert had 15 points, eight rebounds and four blocks for the Pacers, who got 48 points from their bench. They shot a season-high...
Via Fox Sports North
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Mason Plumlee's big 4th quarter helps Nets hold off Pistons

  Mason Plumlee scored 10 of his 21 points in the fourth quarter and the Brooklyn Nets held off a late rally for a 110-105 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Sunday. Joe Johnson added 16 points, including four free throws in the final 12 seconds. Mirza Teletovic's layup with 5:31 remaining gave the Nets a 98-83 lead, their largest of the game. But Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, who...
Via AP on Fox
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Tobias Harris: “It’s Embarrassing” and More Sixers-Magic Postgame

  Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images Tobias Harris is right, it is very embarrassing for the Orlando Magic to have lost tonight. Tobias Harris:   Below are interviews from Jacque Vaughn, Victor Oladipo, Nikola Vucevic, and Elfrid Payton.   Jacque Vaughn:   Victor Oladipo:   Nikola Vucevic:   Elfrid Payton:   Adam Papageorgiou is Owner/Editor of MBO and...
Via Magic Basketball Online
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Kobe Bryant says “it might make sense” to sit out games

Well, this is kind of surprising. After Sunday’s loss against the Sacramento Kings, Lakers head coach Byron Scott said he might have to rest Kobe Bryant “for a game of two” in order to get the 36-year-old’s legs back. Surprisingly, Bryant seemed to agree. According to Mike Bresnahan from the L.A. Times and Mark Medina from the L.A. Daily News, Bryant said “there’s probably...
Via Lakerholicz.com
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Suns complete perfect road trip, end Wizards' win streak

  Eric Bledsoe and Markieff Morris each scored 17 points, Goran Dragic added 16 and the Phoenix Suns beat Washington 104-92 on Sunday night to end the Wizards' winning streak at six. The Suns finished 3-0 on their trip after losing six in a row. They opened the road swing in Charlotte on Wednesday night and beat New York on Saturday. Rasual Butler led the Wizards with 17 points...
Via AP on Fox
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Miles scores 28 to help Pacers hold off Wolves

MINNEAPOLIS -- C.J. Miles scored 28 points and David West bulled his way to the basket for two big points with 34 seconds to play to help the Indiana Pacers hold off the Minnesota Timberwolves 100-96 on Sunday night. Miles hit 10 of 18 shots and Roy Hibbert had 15 points, eight rebounds and four blocks for the Pacers, who got 48 points from their bench. They shot a season-high 50...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
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Sixers hold off Magic to claim 3rd win of season, all on road

  Michael Carter-Williams scored 21 points and the Philadelphia 76ers rallied in the second half to claim a 96-88 victory over the Orlando Magic on Sunday night. The win, which ended a five-game losing streak, came as the Sixers began a seven-game road trip. All three of their victories this season have come away from home. Philadelphia trailed by 11 in the third quarter, but led...
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Heat Check: Minus stars, Miami puts together well-rounded effort in win

MIAMI -- Playing without their two best players, the Miami Heat ended their five-game home losing streak with a 100-84 victory over the Boston Celtics on Sunday night. Dwyane Wade was a late scratch because of a knee contusion suffered in Friday's loss to the Washington Wizards, which forced coach Erik Spoelstra to make yet another change to the starting lineup and begin the game...
Via Fox Sports Florida
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Pistons fall to Nets, 110-105

NEW YORK (AP) -- Mason Plumlee scored 10 of his 21 points in the fourth quarter and the Brooklyn Nets held off a late rally for a 110-105 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Sunday. Joe Johnson added 16 points, including four free throws in the final 12 seconds. Mirza Teletovic's layup with 5:31 remaining gave the Nets a 98-83 lead, their largest of the game. But Kentavious Caldwell...
Via AP on Fox
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Heat beat Celtics withChris Bosh, Dwyane Wade both sitting out

  Luol Deng scored 23 points, James Ennis scored 10 of his 16 in the fourth quarter and the Miami Heat ended a five-game home losing streak with a 100-84 victory over the Boston Celtics on Sunday night. Norris Cole scored 15 and Mario Chalmers had 11 points and 10 assists for Miami. Tyler Zeller scored 22 for Boston, which had won three straight. Jeff Green and Kelly Olynyk added...
Via AP on Fox
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Pistons fall to Nets, 110-105

NEW YORK (AP) -- Mason Plumlee scored 10 of his 21 points in the fourth quarter and the Brooklyn Nets held off a late rally for a 110-105 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Sunday. Joe Johnson added 16 points, including four free throws in the final 12 seconds. Mirza Teletovic's layup with 5:31 remaining gave the Nets a 98-83 lead, their largest of the game. But Kentavious Caldwell...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
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Plumlee, Nets hold off Pistons, 110-105

NEW YORK (AP) Mason Plumlee scored 10 of his 21 points in the fourth quarter and the Brooklyn Nets held off a late rally for a 110-105 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Sunday. Joe Johnson added 16 points, including four free throws in the final 12 seconds. Mirza Teletovic's layup with 5:31 remaining gave the Nets a 98-83 lead, their largest of the game. But Kentavious Caldwell...
Via AP on Fox
59 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Kings snap five-game losing skid with victory over Lakers

  DeMarcus Cousins had 29 points and 14 rebounds in his second start since returning from a serious illness, and the Sacramento Kings snapped a five-game losing streak with a 108-101 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday. Rudy Gay scored 24 points, and Ben McLemore added 23 points and eight rebounds to help the Kings pull away late. Sacramento had lost 10 of 12 games - going...
Via AP on Fox
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Recap: Cs Drop First of Two in Florida Road Trip

The Celtics fell to a depleted Heat team by the score of 100-84 in what was a sub-par effort from the green. Miami completely controlled the pace of the game, holding the Celtics to 0 fastbreak points, well below their average of 17.1, which ranks 3rd in the NBA. Miami was able to slow the game down and spread the floor, beating the Celtics with pick and roll offense. Tyler Zeller...
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Magic can't hold off Michael Carter-Williams, 76ers

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Michael Carter-Williams scored 21 points and the Philadelphia 76ers rallied in the second half to claim a 96-88 victory over the Orlando Magic on Sunday night. The win, which ended a five-game losing streak, came as the Sixers began a seven-game road trip. All three of their victories this season have come away from home. Philadelphia trailed by 11 in the third...
Via AP on Fox
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Suns sweep road trip, end Wizards' 6-game streak

WASHINGTON -- Eric Bledsoe and Markieff Morris each scored 17 points, Goran Dragic added 16 and the Phoenix Suns beat Washington 104-92 on Sunday night to end the Wizards' winning streak at six. The Suns finished 3-0 on their trip after losing six in a row. They opened the road swing in Charlotte on Wednesday night and beat New York on Saturday. Rasual Butler led the Wizards with...
Via AP on Fox
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Video: James Ennis with the Monster Putback Dunk

The Miami Heat snapped a five-game losing streak at home on Sunday night as they topped the Boston Celtics 100-84. Rookie James Ennis scored 16 points off the Heat bench and no two were bigger than this putback dunk off a Chris Andersen miss. The post Video: James Ennis with the Monster Putback Dunk appeared first on Heat Nation.
Via Heat Nation
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76ers claim 3rd win of season, 96-88 over Magic

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) Michael Carter-Williams scored 21 points and the Philadelphia 76ers rallied in the second half to claim a 96-88 victory over the Orlando Magic on Sunday night. The win, which ended a five-game losing streak, came as the Sixers began a seven-game road trip. All three of their victories this season have come away from home. Philadelphia trailed by 11 in the third...
Via AP on Fox
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Danilo Gallinari tears his meniscus

Nuggets small forward Danilo Gallinari continues to battle injuries, this time tearing the meniscus in his right knee. Via the Associated Press: Denver Nuggets forward Danilo Gallinari has a torn meniscus in his right knee and is expected to soon undergo surgery. The team has yet to announce a timetable for his return. The Nuggets have had a hard time staying healthy as a whole...
Via Pass The Pill
1 hour ago  |  Discuss
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