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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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Davis leads Pelicans’ rout of Lakers

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Anthony Davis tuned up for the All-Star Game with one more dominant performance. Davis had 42 points and 15 rebounds, and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Los Angeles Lakers 139-117 on Wednesday night. “(The Lakers) were switching a lot and (Davis) had a small guy on him a lot,” New Orleans coach Alvin Gentry said. ...

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George, Westbrook’s triple-double lead OKC past Grizzlies

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Despite a 28-point performance from Paul George and another triple-double by Russell Westbrook, the Oklahoma City Thunder still needed a last-minute push to gain a win. The Thunder almost squandered a 22-point, second-half lead before scoring the final six points to escape with a 121-114 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday night. The win was ...

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Lillard has 44, Blazers overcome Durant’s 50, beat Warriors

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) Damian Lillard said it may have been Portland’s best win of the season. Lillard had 44 points and eight assists, and the Trail Blazers overcame Kevin Durant’s 50 points to snap a seven-game losing streak to the Golden State Warriors with a 123-117 victory on Wednesday night. CJ McCollum added 29 points for the Blazers (32-26), who ...

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