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12:08 AM ET ESPN News Services MEMPHIS, Tenn. — James Harden scored 57 points, but the Memphis Grizzlies outlasted Houston 126-125 in overtime Wednesday night, handing the Rockets only their second loss in the last 14 games. Mike Conley scored 35 points for Memphis and Jonas Valanciunas had a career-best 33, including the game-winning free
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10:38 PM ET LOS ANGELES — LA Clippers head coach Doc Rivers ended any speculation about him coaching elsewhere after the season by revealing that he and the Clippers verbally agreed to a longer-term contract extension earlier this season. Responding to a question about his potential candidacy for the Los Angeles Lakers‘ job if they
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12:41 AM ET SAN ANTONIO — Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry drained a 61-foot 3-pointer to close the first quarter of Monday night’s 111-105 road loss to the San Antonio Spurs. It is the longest shot anyone in the league has hit all season, according to ESPN Stats & Information research. The shot came
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2:47 PM ET Associated Press CLEVELAND — The Detroit Pistons will rest star forward Blake Griffin for at least one game this week to keep him as fresh as possible for their final postseason push. Griffin will sit out Monday’s game against the Cavaliers after scoring 25 points in 33 minutes in Sunday’s win over
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1:56 AM ET LOS ANGELES — After watching the Brooklyn Nets somehow erase a 10-point deficit in 57 seconds to tie the game late, Lou Williams did something that the super-scoring sub hadn’t done in his career before. Danilo Gallinari took an inbounds pass with 5.3 seconds left before passing to Williams, who drilled a
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8:16 PM ET Malika AndrewsESPN MILWAUKEE — When given a choice of who he would rather be defended by — Joel Embiid or Ben Simmons — Giannis Antetokounmpo didn’t miss a beat before responding. “It’s easy,” Antetokounmpo said. “I would rather Ben guard me than Joel. It’s simple. If Joel’s been guarding me all night
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