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Clippers win in OT to snap Grizzlies’ 5-game winning streak

By Steve Dilbeck | AP November 23 at 8:32 PM LOS ANGELES — Two early surprises to the NBA season met Friday and regulation wasn’t enough to settle things. The surging Memphis… Read more »

Barnes scores season-high 28 as Mavericks beat Nets 119-113

By Schuyler Dixon | AP November 22 at 12:14 AM DALLAS — Devin Harris didn’t return to the game when the Dallas guard was replaced shortly after scoring eight straight points to… Read more »

Wall, Beal, Green help Wizards rally past Clippers 125-118

Washington Wizards forward Jeff Green (32) dunks against Los Angeles Clippers forward Tobias Harris (34), guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (2), and forward Montrezl Harrell, back right, during the second half of… Read more »

Here are the real bargains when buying a home and 5 ways to close the generation gap

Happy Thursday, MarketWatchers! Here are the top personal finance stories of the day. Personal Finance Betsy DeVos sued to get rolling on student loan forgiveness The Department of Education says… Read more »

Billionaire Washington Capitals owner doesn’t fear sports betting — it’s ‘no different than Wall Street’

Getty Images Washington Capitals owner Ted Leonsis, whose team won the Stanley Cup in June, sounds upbeat about sports betting. As sports betting ramps up in the U.S., the billionaire… Read more »

James Harden scores 27 as Rockets blowout defending champion Warriors

HOUSTON, Texas — James Harden scored 27 points and the Houston Rockets routed the Golden State Warriors 107-86 on Thursday night in a rematch of last season’s Western Conference finals…. Read more »

Tony Parker has 24 points, Hornets beat Pistons 113-103

Detroit Pistons forward Blake Griffin and Charlotte Hornets center Cody Zeller (40) reach for the rebound during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018, in… Read more »

Pascal Siakam scores 23 as Raptors beat Knicks 128-112

OAKLAND, Calif. — Kevin Durant had 28 points and 11 assists, Quinn Cook scored a season-high 27 in place of injured Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors used another… Read more »

Nurkic scores 19, Trail Blazers defeat Timberwolves 111-81

By Erik Gundersen | AP November 5 at 12:56 AM PORTLAND, Ore. — Life is good for the Portland Trail Blazers 10 games into the season. Jusuf Nurkic had 19 points and… Read more »

With NBA’s worst D, other issues, Wall’s Wizards start 1-7

Washington Wizards guard John Wall (2) goes to the basket against Oklahoma City Thunder forward Paul George during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Nov. 2, 2018,… Read more »

Hernangomez, Paul Millsap lead Nuggets past Cavs 110-91

Denver Nuggets’ Juan Hernangomez (41) drives around Cleveland Cavaliers’ Rodney Hood (1) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018, in Cleveland. The Nuggets won… Read more »

Wolves hold Butler out vs. Jazz for ‘precautionary rest’

Minnesota Timberwolves’ Jimmy Butler, left, looks to pass as Los Angeles Lakers’ Josh Hart defends in the second half of an NBA basketball game Monday, Oct. 29, 2018, in Minneapolis.The… Read more »

Cavaliers’ Love misses second straight game with sore foot

CLEVELAND — Cavaliers forward Kevin Love is out for the second straight game because of a sore left foot. Cleveland (0-5) hosts the Indiana Pacers on Saturday night. Love didn’t… Read more »

Pistons guard Luke Kennard out 2 weeks with shoulder injury

DETROIT — Pistons guard Luke Kennard has an AC joint sprain in his right shoulder and he is expected to miss at least two weeks. Kennard was injured in Thursday… Read more »

Borrego: Hiring female coaches shows NBA trending right way

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver wants more women throughout the league. He’s getting his wish. In recent days, two significant moves were made, with Kristi Toliver being added to Washington’s staff… Read more »

Grizzlies forward JaMychal Green has broken jaw

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Memphis Grizzlies forward JaMychal Green has undergone surgery after breaking his jaw during a victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Friday night. The Grizzlies announced Saturday that… Read more »

China @ USA July 26 2016 Olympic Basketball Exhibition FULL GAME HD 720p English

Kevin Durant, Carmelo Anthony, Kyrie Irving and the United States play China in this preparation game for the 2016 Rio Olympics. Played in Oakland’s Oracle Arena on July 26 2016…. Read more »

Nuggets extend contract of coach Michael Malone

DENVER — The Denver Nuggets agreed a contract extension with coach Michael Malone, who was in the final season of a four-year deal. The team didn’t release details of the… Read more »