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1:38 AM ET HOUSTON — On a night when James Harden scored 48 points, which almost qualifies as ho-hum by the standards of the historical tear he’s on, Eric Gordon played the hero role for the Houston Rockets. Gordon scored 16 of his 30 points in the final two minutes of regulation and overtime of
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3:48 PM ET HOUSTON — With reigning MVP James Harden having scored 57 and 58 points, respectively, in his last two games, Lakers coach Luke Walton has a modest defensive goal for his team heading into Saturday’s game against the Houston Rockets. “If we can keep him anything under 50, we feel like we’ve succeeded
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11:13 AM ET New Orleans Pelicans star Anthony Davis is expected to miss one to two weeks with a sprained left index finger, the team announced Saturday. Davis suffered the injury in the fourth quarter of Friday’s game against Portland, when he finished with 27 points and seven rebounds in a 128-112 loss to the
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1:07 AM ET LOS ANGELES — After missing almost an entire year as he recovered from a torn left Achilles injury, Golden State Warriors center DeMarcus Cousins made his season debut on Friday night, scoring 14 points, grabbing six rebounds and dishing out three assists in a 112-94 win over the LA Clippers. Cousins, who
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7:01 PM ET Adrian WojnarowskiESPN There is optimism that former All-Star guard Isaiah Thomas will make his debut with the Denver Nuggets prior to the mid-February All-Star Break, league sources told ESPN on Friday. Thomas has been gathering momentum in his rehabilitation process from hip surgery in March, and there’s hope among Thomas and the
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2:51 AM ET OKLAHOMA CITY — The referees admitted that a shooting foul called on the Los Angeles Lakers‘ final defensive possession in regulation Thursday night against the Oklahoma City Thunder should not have been called on the floor. The call ultimately didn’t matter, with the Lakers going on to win in overtime 138-128. With
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6:13 PM ET Associated Press LONDON — Allonzo Trier was called for goaltending on a layup attempt by Thomas Bryant with 0.4 seconds remaining, giving the Washington Wizards a 101-100 victory over the New York Knicks at The O2 Arena on Thursday night. Bradley Beal scored 26 points and had nine rebounds and Otto Porter
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3:43 AM ET OAKLAND, Calif. — Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry became the first player in NBA history to knock down eight or more 3-pointers in three straight games, after he hit nine in Wednesday night’s 147-140 win over the New Orleans Pelicans. “When Mark Jackson said [Curry] was ruining the game, I know
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