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Hawks get lift from Carter

WASHINGTON (AP) — As the old man on an Atlanta squad jammed with youngsters, Vince Carter knew what challenges the longest road trip of the season would present. Now he’s the reason the Hawks are heading home on a rare high. The 42-year-old Carter scored 16 points in 16 minutes after halftime, helping Atlanta hold […]

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NBA: Lakers boost Davis offer

LOS ANGELES (AFP) – Anthony Davis has given the New Orleans Pelicans an NBA wish list of teams, according to mukltiple reports Monday, while the Los Angeles Lakers have revised their offer for him. The 25-year-old forward who helped the United States capture 2012 London Olympic gold is the most prized player up for grabs […]

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NBA: Celtics stop OKC

BOSTON (AP) – Eight days after letting a win slip away against the Golden State Warriors, the Celtics were able to finish the job against another tough Western Conference opponent. Kyrie Irving had 30 points and 11 assists as Boston overcame big games from Oklahoma City stars Paul George and Russell Westbrook to snap the […]

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Davis could be Lakers’ missing link – Odom

BY REY C. LACHICA DUBAI – He has long parted ways with the LA Lakers, but Lamar Odom remained an ever loyal to the team that has made “showtime” a byword in the NBA. In fact, he’s been keeping close tabs with the wheeling and dealing of the team he helped win back-to-back NBA championships. […]

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NBA: Warriors trounce Lakers

Splash Brother Stephen Curry missed his first eight shots before a layup with 6:20 remaining and still wound up with 14 points, two days after going off for 41 in a loss to the 76ers when he hit 10 3-pointers. The rest of the Warriors picked up the slack.

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NBA: Irving scores 23 against Knicks

Irving and the Boston Celtics handled it as easily as they handled the overmatched Knicks, winning 113-99 on Friday night in the first game since New York traded Kristaps Porzingis.

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