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2 Kings lead World past US 155-124 in Rising Stars game

LOS ANGELES (AP) Buddy Hield and Bogdan Bogdanovic got the All-Star weekend off to a running start in the World’s latest victory over the NBA’s young Americans. Hield scored 29 points with five 3-pointers, and his Sacramento Kings teammate won the MVP award with 26 points and seven 3-pointers in the World team’s 155-124 victory over the U.S. team in ...

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Lakers fall late to Timberwolves 119-11

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves were flat, facing a double-digit deficit for long stretches of the game. This is why they traded for Jimmy Butler and signed Taj Gibson, for fourth-quarter lifts like these. Gibson scored a season-high 28 points and Butler added 24, providing the Timberwolves with the production and energy for a 119-111 comeback victory over the ...

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Sophomore Tyus Battle trying to keep Syracuse in the hunt

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) Tyus Battle has trained his focus on one thing since summer – a postseason experience different from the first he had last year as a freshman at Syracuse. In other words, playing in the NCAA Tournament, which is all that really matters around here. Although those dreams took a big hit on Wednesday night when the Orange ...

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FOX Sports South, FOX Sports Southeast to televise eight Braves spring training games

ATLANTA — FOX Sports South and FOX Sports Southeast will televise eight Atlanta Braves spring training games beginning Friday, March 2, against the New York Yankees on FOX Sports Southeast at 1:00 p.m. ET. The schedule also includes one exhibition game against the Yankees from SunTrust Park on Monday, March 26, at 7:30 p.m. ET on FOX Sports South Additionally, ...

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Leak news: Pacers-Pelicans game rescheduled for March 21

NEW YORK — The Indiana Pacers will play the Pelicans in New Orleans on March 21, a rescheduled game stemming from a Feb. 7 postponement because of a leaky roof. The NBA announced the new date Thursday. The leak happened near the foul line, causing a two-hour delay at the Smoothie King Center. The teams were concerned about the risk ...

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