Spurs’ Leonard out indefinitely to continue injury rehab

NEW YORK (AP) — The San Antonio Spurs say Kawhi Leonard will be out indefinitely as he continues his recovery from a leg injury. Leonard has played in just nine games after missing the beginning of the season because of right quadriceps tendinopathy. He also was sidelined briefly because of a shoulder injury. Spurs general manager RC Buford said Wednesday ...

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Nuggets, Clippers battling for playoff position

LOS ANGELES — The Denver Nuggets and Los Angeles Clippers will fight for a little elbow room in the Western Conference playoff chase Wednesday when they battle at Staples Center. With the NBA season having just turned toward the second half, the Nuggets sit toward the bottom of the conference’s playoff-eligible teams, with the Clippers a half-game back in ninth ...

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Jokic’s big night helps Nuggets hold off Mavericks 105-102

DENVER (AP) — Nikola Jokic scored 29 points and grabbed a season-high 18 rebounds, Gary Harris hit two late free throws and the Denver Nuggets led by as many as 23 points before holding on for a 105-102 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Tuesday night. Harris finished with 25 points and Will Barton added 22 for the Nuggets, who ...

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