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Wade taking more time to be with wife and their new daughter

MIAMI (AP) — Dwyane Wade is putting family over basketball right now. Wade will miss at least another week before resuming his final Heat season, telling The Associated Press in an interview Sunday that he needs time to continue bonding with and caring for his daughter. Wade and his wife, actress Gabrielle Union-Wade, had the baby via a surrogate last ...

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James scores 25 as Lakers top Kings 101-86

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Smoke from the raging Northern California wildfires seeped into the Golden 1 Center, giving LeBron James a headache and leading Los Angeles Lakers coach Luke Walton to shorten his players’ stints on the court. But the haze did little to slow James and the Lakers, who used their best defensive effort of the year to earn ...

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Rookie Doncic, veteran Barea lead Mavs past Thunder 111-96

DALLAS (AP) — Rookie Luka Doncic scored 22 points and veteran J.J. Barea added 21 off the bench, including 16 in a first-half surge, as the Dallas Mavericks defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder 111-96 Saturday night. The Mavericks won for the second time in nine games and snapped the Thunder’s seven-game winning streak after they had lost their first four ...

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Aldridge’s double-double helps Spurs hold off Rockets 96-89

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — LaMarcus Aldridge had 27 points and 10 rebounds and the San Antonio Spurs held on to beat the Houston Rockets 96-89 on Saturday night. DeMar DeRozan had a season-low 13 points, but added 11 rebounds in 39 minutes as San Antonio snapped a two-game skid. James Harden had 25 points to lead Houston and Eric Gordon ...

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Joe Ingles scores 27 points, Jazz outlast Celtics 123-115

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Gordon Hayward got a cold reception in Utah. He was booed every time he touched the ball, and his Boston Celtics left town with a loss. Joe Ingles matched his career high with 27 points and added a season-best seven assists to help the Jazz beat the Celtics 123-115 on Friday night in Hayward’s return ...

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Kings come on strong late to beat Timberwolves 121-110

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Kings coach Dave Joerger didn’t like most of what he saw from his team in the first half against Minnesota. The second half was an entirely different story and had Joerger beaming afterward, even though Sacramento nearly blew a double-digit lead in the fourth quarter. Willie Cauley-Stein had 25 points, Nemanja Bjelica scored eight in a ...

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Miami Hurricanes 83, Lehigh Mountain Hawks 62

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Miami opened its season with a noticeable absence but still found sufficient contributions for a convincing victory. Chris Lykes scored a career-high 22 points as the Hurricanes defeated Lehigh 83-62 Friday night. Anthony Lawrence finished with a double-double 19 points and 12 rebounds and DJ Vasiljevic scored 16 points for Miami. Miami forward Dewan Hernandez, ...

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