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Youngsters Doncic, Smith lead Mavs past Wolves 140-136

DALLAS (AP) — Luka Doncic had the home crowd roaring in the teenager’s Dallas debut with step-back 3-pointers and big buckets late while fellow youngster Dennis Smith Jr. quietly played a secondary role. The script flipped in the final seconds. Doncic scored 26 points after a rough start in the No. 3 overall pick’s first home game, Smith converted a tiebreaking ...

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Fight in LeBron’s home Lakers debut, 124-115 loss to Houston

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Once the fists started flying late in the fourth quarter, LeBron James‘ home debut with the Los Angeles Lakers was relegated to the undercard. A wild multiplayer fight that included the normally mild-mannered Chris Paul and Brandon Ingram stole part of the spotlight shining on LeBron’s official landing on the West Coast. The Houston Rockets stole ...

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Charlotte Hornets at Miami Heat game preview

TV: FOX Sports Sun TIME: Pregame coverage begins at 7:30 p.m. STREAM IT LIVE ON THE FOX SPORTS APP If Saturday night is anything like last season, the Charlotte Hornets will be the perfect guests for the Miami Heat’s 2018-2019 home opener. The Heat (1-1), who were off Friday after Thursday’s last-second win over the Washington Wizards on Kelly Olynyk’s ...

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Orlando Magic at Philadelphia 76ers game preview

TV: FOX Sports Florida TIME: Pregame coverage begins at 7 p.m. STREAM IT LIVE ON THE FOX SPORTS APP After allowing 120 points — and letting five opposing players score in double figures — in a 32-point home loss to the Charlotte Hornets on Friday, the Orlando Magic travel to Philadelphia on Saturday night to face the 76ers‘ balanced lineup. ...

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Clippers beat Thunder 108-92 for 1st win of season

LOS ANGELES (AP) — These new-look Clippers like each other. With stars Blake Griffin, Chris Paul and DeAndre Jordan cleared out, Los Angeles is looking to compete with a mix of veterans and youngsters who came together to earn their first win of the season. Danilo Gallinari and Tobias Harris scored 26 points each and the Clippers rallied in the ...

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Jerebko, Durant lead Warriors past Jazz 124-123

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Jonas Jerebko crashed the basket and tipped in a shot against his former team with 0.3 seconds remaining to lift the Golden State Warriors to a 124-123 victory over the Utah Jazz on Friday night. Kevin Durant, who scored 38 points, missed a running jumper. But Jerebko, who was let go by Utah as a ...

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