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Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Los Angeles Clippers

MINNEAPOLIS — While the Los Angeles Clippers are learning what it’s like to play without star forward Blake Griffin, their Sunday opponent is getting healthy. Los Angeles is missing four starters — Griffin, Danilo Gallinari, Patrick Beverley and Milos Teodosic — from its opening-night starting lineup. The Minnesota Timberwolves will host the Clippers on Sunday after getting point guard Jeff ...

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Wolves assign top pick Patton to G League

Justin Patton is ready to begin his professional career. More Timberwolves coverage The Minnesota Timberwolves’ top pick, taken No. 16 overall, in the 2017 NBA draft has been sidelined all year after undergoing off-season surgery to repair a broken fifth metatarsal in his left foot. Ready to play, Minnesota will get Patton some seasoning by having him play for its ...

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James takes over as Cavaliers win 11th straight

CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James scored 34 points, including seven in the final 1:22, and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Memphis Grizzlies 116-111 on Saturday night for their 11th straight victory. Memphis has lost 11 in a row, including three since David Fizdale was fired Monday and replaced by interim coach J.B. Bickerstaff. The Grizzlies trailed 91-72 late in the ...

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Twi-lights: Bucks vs. Kings | FOX Sports

The big three combined for 77 points and the Milwaukee Bucks won their third consecutive game. Giannis Antetokounmpo led the way with 33 points, Khris Middleton added 25 and Eric Bledsoe had 18. Catch up on all the best highlights from the win over the Sacramento Kings, including a few highlight-worthy finishes at the rim. What a start! Back-to-back steals ...

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Aldridge, Gay lead San Antonio past Grizzlies, 95-78

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The San Antonio Spurs are looking for more consistency on defense. They came up with one of their better efforts of the season against the faltering Memphis Grizzlies. The Spurs held Memphis to 41 percent shooting, forced 16 turnovers and pulled away in the fourth quarter sending the Grizzlies to their 10th straight loss with a ...

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Anthony Davis injured as Pelicans drop game to Jazz

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Rookie Donovan Mitchell couldn’t hold back a wide, toothy smile as Utah Jazz fans chanted his name and gave an ovation that lasted for minutes after a win over the New Orleans Pelicans. Mitchell scored a career-high 41 points and powered the Jazz’s fourth-quarter rally in a 114-108 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on ...

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