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Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014

Hawks' drought in San Antonio continues

SAN ANTONIO - Tim Duncan had 17 points and 13 rebounds and the San Antonio Spurs held on to capture their 17th consecutive win at home over the Atlanta Hawks, 94-92 on Wednesday night.
By Raul Dominguez

Jefferson leads Hornets over Heat

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Al Jefferson scored a season-high 28 points and added 10 rebounds, and the Charlotte Hornets beat Miami 96-89 Wednesday night to snap a 16-game, regular-season losing streak ...

Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014

Houston beats Miami in battle of unbeatens

MIAMI - James Harden had 25 points, 10 assists and nine rebounds, Dwight Howard added 26 points and 10 boards, and the Houston Rockets stayed unbeaten.

Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014

Hawks top Pacers in home opener

ATLANTA - Jeff Teague scored 25 points, Al Horford added 20 and the Atlanta Hawks shook off a tumultuous off-season to beat Indiana 102-92 in their home opener Saturday night.
By Paul Newberry

Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

James, Cavs top Bulls in OT

CHICAGO - LeBron James scored 36 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat Derrick Rose and the Chicago Bulls 114-108 in overtime on Friday night.

Hawks hoping changes help energize fans

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Hawks hope a sellout in tonight's home opener against Indiana will show the team is moving past off-season controversies in ownership and management.
By Charles Odum

Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014

Knicks spoil James' return to Cleveland

CLEVELAND - LeBron James struggled from the start in his first game with Cleveland in four years, and the New York Knicks ruined the megastar's emotional homecoming with a 95-90 victory over the ...

Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014

Hawks' rally falls short in opener

TORONTO - DeMar DeRozan had 15 points and a career-high 11 rebounds and the Toronto Raptors opened their defense of the Atlantic Division title with an 109-102 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on ...
By Ian Harrison

Heat open new era with win

MIAMI - Chris Bosh had 26 points and 15 rebounds and the Heat opened the post-LeBron James era with a 107-95 win over the Washington Wizards on Wednesday night.

Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014

NBA champions win on opening night

SAN ANTONIO - Tony Parker had 23 points, including the game-winning 3-pointer, Manu Ginobili added 20 points to the San Antonio Spurs opener.

Boston's Rondo uncertain if he'll play

Rajon Rondo isn't ready to commit to playing in the Boston Celtics' opener against the Brooklyn Nets. Rondo says he will decide after he takes a pregame nap.

Monday, Oct. 27, 2014

Former Hawk is sentenced to jail for fatal crash

ATLANTA - Former NBA All-Star Daron "Mookie" Blaylock was ordered to spend three years of a 15-year sentence behind bars after he pleaded guilty in crash that killed a woman.

Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014

Anthony won't dwell on decision to pass on Bulls

One of the places New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony took a close look at during the free-agency period this off-season was Chicago. It just so happens the Bulls will be the Knicks' opponent ...

Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

Job coaching Jazz latest stop for ex-Hawks assistant

SALT LAKE CITY - Quin Snyder needed two hands to count all the places he's called home of late.
By Tim Reynolds

Lakers move on without Nash

A day after Steve Nash's season - and possibly his career - ended before the regular season opener there wasn't much said at all about the point guard who never played enough to make a difference ...

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

NBA owners fail to approve draft lottery reform

NBA owners voted down proposed changes to the league's draft lottery system, staving off efforts to curb tanking for the time being.

Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

'Antsy' Durant doesn't plan to rush back

Thunder forward Kevin Durant is having a tough time getting used to the fact that he will miss the early part of the season with a bone fracture in his right foot.

Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014

Celtics beat Nets in experimental 44-minute game

NEW YORK - Jared Sullin­ger had 21 points and 19 rebounds to help the Boston Cel­tics beat the Brookyln Nets 95-90 on Sunday in an experimental 44-minute game.

Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014

Hawks fall to Pistons in preseason game

ATLANTA - Andre Drummond had 19 points and 14 rebounds to help the Detroit Pistons beat the Atlanta Hawks 104-100 on Saturday night in a preseason game.

Friday, Oct. 17, 2014

Irving back on court for Cavs

CLEVELAND - Cavaliers All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving returned to the court Friday night after missing three games with a sprained right ankle.

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