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James Harden scores 48 points, Rockets win 9th in row (Dec 09, 2017)

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) The NBA’s hottest team has found a home on the road. Houston won its ninth consecutive game after James Harden scored 48 points and the Rockets rallied from 14-point, fourth-quarter deficit to beat the Portland Trail Blazers 124-117 on Saturday night. The Rockets, who trailed for most of the game, won their eighth consecutive road game, running ...

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Westbrook’s triple-double leads Thunder past Grizzlies in OT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Even struggling from the field, Russell Westbrook managed to record a triple-double, and he converted two game-winning free throws in overtime. Westbrook’s free throws with 5.2 seconds left gave him 20 points on the night to go with 14 assists and 11 rebounds as the Oklahoma City Thunder rallied for a 102-101 victory over the Memphis ...

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Spurs hold off Suns for 104-101 win in Phoenix

PHOENIX (AP) — San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich says Bryn Forbes has “never seen a shot he didn’t like.” There was one in particular that both of them must have loved Saturday night. Forbes sank his only 3-pointer of the night with 21.5 seconds to play and the severely depleted Spurs held off a fourth-quarter Phoenix rally to beat the ...

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Aldridge, Ginobili rescue Spurs against Celtics, 105-102

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Manu Ginobili hit a 3-pointer with 5 seconds remaining and the San Antonio Spurs overcame Kyrie Irving’s 36-point effort to beat Boston 105-102 on Friday night, snapping the Celtics’ four-game winning streak. Ginobili set up the winning basket by sneaking into the paint for an offensive rebound with 25 seconds left. LaMarcus Aldridge had 27 points ...

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Miami Heat vs. Brooklyn Nets game preview

TV: FOX Sports Sun TIME: Pregame coverage begins at 5:30 p.m. WATCH IT LIVE ON FOX SPORTS GO The Brooklyn Nets successfully overcame the altitude of Mexico City to pull off their biggest comeback of the season. On Saturday, the Nets attempt to make it three straight wins when they face the Miami Heat in the Global Games at Mexico ...

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Orlando Magic at Atlanta Hawks game preview

TV: FOX Sports Florida TIME: Pregame coverage begins at 7 p.m. WATCH IT LIVE ON FOX SPORTS GO ATLANTA — Evan Fournier scored 27 points in the Orlando Magic’s home overtime victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday, but he won’t be available for Saturday’s rematch. Fournier, the Magic’s second-leading scorer at 18.3 points per game, isn’t making the trip ...

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Preview: Bucks vs. Jazz | FOX Sports

MILWAUKEE — After outlasting the Dallas Mavericks on Friday night, the Milwaukee Bucks will have a quick turnaround before playing host to the Utah Jazz Saturday night at the Bradley Center. The teams met late last month in Salt Lake City and things didn’t go well at all for the Bucks, who allowed a season-high 18 3-pointers including six from ...

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Cavs’ Derrick Rose has bone spur in ankle, happy to be back

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Derrick Rose is ready to start playing basketball in Cleveland again – once he’s healthy. The oft-injured point guard acknowledged Friday he has a bone spur in his left ankle that contributed to his decision to leave the team Nov. 22. In his first public comments since ending an almost two-week hiatus, Rose told reporters that he had ...

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Chris Bosh’s mother questioned in drug raid

DESOTO, Texas (AP) The mother professional basketball free agent Chris Bosh is among several people questioned by police during a drug raid in a Dallas suburb. A DeSoto police spokesman said Frieda Bosh was one of several people found about 6:30 a.m. Friday in the house in a posh gated community in DeSoto. Police Sgt. Nick Bristow said no arrests ...

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