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Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014

Surging Hawks dominate Cavaliers

CLEVELAND - Shelvin Mack scored a career-high 24 points and the Atlanta Hawks routed the Cleveland Cavaliers 127-98 Wednesday night for their 11th victory in 12 games.

Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014

Grizzlies snap Warriors' winning streak at 16

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Marc Gasol scored 24 points and the Memphis Grizzlies snapped the Golden State Warriors 16-game winning streak with a 105-98 win Tuesday night.

Hawks looking to show strong start is no fluke

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Hawks know it's going to take more than a couple of strong months to prove this franchise has really turned things around.
By Paul Newberry

Monday, Dec. 15, 2014

Hawks knock off the Bulls

ATLANTA - Al Horford scored 21 points, including a huge jumper with just under a minute remaining, and the streaking Atlanta Hawks won for the 10th time in 11 games.

Competitiveness drove Bryant to chase Jordan

All these years, Kobe Bryant has been chasing Michael Jordan. The bar doesn't get any higher.
By Jon Krawczynski

Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014

Golden State wins its 16th game in a row

NEW ORLEANS - Stephen Curry scored eight of his 34 points in overtime, and the Golden State Warriors won their 16th win a row, 128-122 over the New Orleans Pelicans on Sunday night.

Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014

Buzzer-beater snaps Hawks' streak at nine

ORLANDO, Fla. - Tobias Harris got a leaning, 13-foot jumper to rattle in at the buzzer, giving the Orlando Magic a 100-99 victory Saturday night that snapped the Atlanta Hawks' nine-game winning ...
By Kyle Hightower

Warriors extend winning streak to 15 games

DALLAS - The Golden State Warriors won their franchise-record 15th straight game, with Stephen Curry scoring 29 points and Klay Thompson adding 25 Saturday in a 105-98 victory over the Dallas ...

Friday, Dec. 12, 2014

Hawks win ninth in a row

ATLANTA - Paul Millsap scored 23 points, Al Horford added 17 and the Atlanta Hawks won their ninth consecutive game with a 87-81 victory over the Orlando Magic on Friday night.

Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014

Cavaliers fall with James out

OKLAHOMA CITY - Russell Westbrook scored 26 points, and Oklahoma City took advantage of LeBron James' absence to beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 103-94 on Thursday night

Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014

Atlanta Hawks add to winning streak

ATLANTA - Kyle Korver and Paul Millsap each scored 17 points and Atlanta beat the Philadelphia 76ers 95-79 on Wednesday night, giving the Hawks their longest winning streak in 17 years.
By Charles Odum

Clippers win ninth in a row

INDIANAPOLIS - Jamal Crawford scored 18 points and DeAndre Jordan grabbed a season-high 19 rebounds, helping the Los Angeles Clippers hold off the Indiana Pacers 103-96 on Wednesday night.

Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014

Cavaliers rally past East-leading Raptors

CLEVELAND - LeBron James scored 35 points, making the tiebreaking 3-pointer with 48 seconds remaining, and the Cleveland Cavaliers rallied to beat the Toronto Raptors.

Monday, Dec. 8, 2014

Hawks rout Pacers

INDIANAPOLIS - Al Horford scored 25 points, and Jeff Teague added 21 as the Atlanta Hawks beat the Indiana Pacers 108-92 on Monday night.

Warriors win 13th in a row

MINNEAPOLIS - Stephen Curry overcame a rare off night from long range to post 21 points and seven assists and help the Warriors to their 13th consecutive win.

Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014

Hawks drop Nuggets for their sixth win in a row

ATLANTA - Paul Millsap scored 23 points, Kyle Korver added 15 points and the Atlanta Hawks won their sixth straight game with a 96-84 victory over the Denver Nuggets on Sunday.

Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014

76ers earn second win of season

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - Hollis Thompson's 3-pointer in the final seconds sent the game to overtime, and the Philadelphia 76ers outlasted the Detroit Pistons 108-101 on Saturday night in a matchup of ...

Friday, Dec. 5, 2014

Hawks win fifth in a row

NEW YORK - DeMarre Carroll scored 16 of his 18 points in the first half, Paul Millsap had 17 points and the Atlanta Hawks beat the Brooklyn Nets 98-75 Friday night for their fifth consecutive victory.

Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014

Irving leads Cavs over Knicks

NEW YORK - Kyrie Irving scored a season-high 37 points, including a layup with 10 seconds left, and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the New York Knicks 90-87 on Thursday night for their season-best ...

Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014

76ers avoid 0-17 start

MINNEAPOLIS - The Philadelphia 76ers avoided tying the record for the worst start to a season in NBA history, ending their 0-17 skid with an 85-77 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on ...
By Jon Krawczynski
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