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Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015

Wiggins leads Timberwolves

CHICAGO - Andrew Wiggins scored 31 points, and the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the Chicago Bulls 102-93 in overtime on Saturday night.

Friday, Nov. 6, 2015

Korver paces Hawks to victory

NEW ORLEANS - Kyle Korver scored 22 points, hitting all four of his 3-point shots, and the Atlanta Hawks won their sixth in a row, 121-115 over the winless New Orleans Pelicans on Friday night.

Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015

Raptors rally to remain unbeaten

OKLAHOMA CITY - DeMar DeRozan scored 10 of his 28 points in the fourth quarter, and the Toronto Raptors overcame an eight-point deficit in the final 6 minutes to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 103-98.

Hawks win fifth in a row

ATLANTA - Al Horford scored 21 points, Dennis Schroder added 20 and the Atlanta Hawks won their fifth consecutive game, 101-87, over the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday night.
By George Henry

Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015

Hornets blow past Bulls

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Jeremy Lamb scored 20 points on 9-of-10 shooting, Nicolas Batum added 18 and the Charlotte Hornets cruised to their first victory of the season, 130-105 over the Chicago Bulls on ...

Hawks beat Heat, win fourth in a row

MIAMI - Jeff Teague used his speed to break down the Miami defense time and again on his way to 26 points and nine assists, Al Horford scored 17 points and the Atlanta Hawks beat the Heat 98-92.
By Tim Reynolds

Monday, Nov. 2, 2015

James reaches points milestone in Cavs' victory

PHILADELPHIA - LeBron James became the youngest player to reach 25,000 career points, leading the Cleveland Cavaliers past the winless Philadelphia 76ers 107-100 on Monday night.

Sunday, Nov. 1, 2015

Hawks' 'D' too much for Hornets

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Kent Bazemore scored 20 points, Al Horford added 16 points and 12 rebounds and the Atlanta Hawks held on to beat the Charlotte Hornets for the second time in three days 94-92 on ...

Saturday, Oct. 31, 2015

Curry goes for 53 points to lead Golden State

NEW ORLEANS - Stephen Curry scored 53 points, taking over the game with a 28-point third quarter, and the unbeaten Golden State Warriors defeated the winless Pelicans 134-120 in New Orleans' home ...

Friday, Oct. 30, 2015

Hawks hold off Hornets

ATLANTA -Dennis Schroder made Atlanta's two-point guard lineup look good by scoring 14 points and the Hawks held off Charlotte's late comeback to beat the Hornets 97-94 on Friday night.

Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015

Hawks drop Knicks

NEW YORK - Jeff Teague scored 23 points, Al Horford added 21 and the Atlanta Hawks beat the New York Knicks 112-101 on Thursday night for their first victory of the season.
By Brian Mahoney

Balanced Grizzles earn first win

INDIANAPOLIS - Marc Gasol scored 20 points and Mike Conley added 13 points and 10 assists in his return home Thursday night, helping the Memphis Grizzlies rally for a 112-103 victory.
By Associated Press

Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015

Thunder win in Donovan's debut

OKLAHOMA CITY - Russell Westbrook had 33 points and 10 assists to help Billy Donovan win his NBA coaching debut as the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the San Antonio Spurs 112-106 on Wednesday night.

Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015

Bulls nip Cavaliers in season opener

CHICAGO - Nikola Mirotic scored 19 points and Derrick Rose added 18 to lead the Chicago Bulls to a season-opening 97-95 victory over LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Pistons spoil Hawks' opener

ATLANTA - Former Georgia star Kentavious Caldwell-Pope scored 21 points to lead all five Detroit starters in double figures, carrying the Pistons to a surprising 106-94 victory over the Atlanta Hawks.
By Paul Newberry

Monday, Oct. 26, 2015

Kent Bazemore finally getting a shot with the Hawks

ATLANTA - Kent Baze­more was passed over in the NBA Draft. He did extensive time in the D-League. Now, he's starting for a team that won 60 games a season ago.
By Paul Newberry

Sunday, Oct. 25, 2015

Timberwolves' Saunders dies after short battle with cancer

Flip Saunders, who rose to become one of the most powerful men in the NBA as coach, team president and part owner of the Minnesota Timberwolves, died Sunday.
By Jon Krawczynski

Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015

NBA West preview: Warriors have plenty of challengers

Last season the Golden State Warriors were invigorated by a new head coach and ran circles around the rest of the NBA, culminating with the franchise's first title. Other West powers are looking ...
By Jon Krawczynski

NBA East Preview: Can Cavs take next step?

It's become an annual tradition: LeBron James enters a season with tons of expectations on his shoulders, challengers coming at him from all sides, then somehow finds his way back to the NBA Finals.
By Tim Reynolds

Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015

NBA coaches want to cut back number of preseason games

The NBA preseason schedule, with so many games that Gregg Popovich didn't even bother going to San Antonio's opener, is mercifully nearing its end.
By Brian Mahoney

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