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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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New-look Cavs defeat Thunder as renaissance continues

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — LeBron James and his new teammates are playing like old buddies. James scored 37 points, and the new-look Cleveland Cavaliers got a much different result this time against the Oklahoma City Thunder in a 120-112 victory on Tuesday night. Cleveland claimed its second straight win since adding George Hill, Rodney Hood, Jordan Clarkson and Larry Nance ...

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Preview: Suns at Jazz, 6:30 p.m., FOX Sports Arizona

Streaming live on FOX Sports GO SALT LAKE CITY – Two teams going in opposite directions meet on Wednesday night when the Utah Jazz host the Phoenix Suns. The Jazz (29-28) are seeking to extend their NBA-leading winning streak to 11 games. The Suns (18-40) will be trying to end a six-game winless streak when they play their final game ...

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Randolph keys big first half as Kings top Mavericks 114-109

DALLAS (AP) — American Airlines Center was once the most hostile road arena for the Sacramento Kings. Not anymore. Zach Randolph scored 22 points, Bogdan Bogdanovich added 19 and the Kings used a big first half to beat the Dallas Mavericks 114-109 on Tuesday night. Sacramento has won four of five in Dallas after losing 22 in a row here ...

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