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Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Warriors have one shot to break Bulls' record

OAKLAND, Calif. - Stephen Curry never figured the Chicago Bulls' 72-win mark could be matched or eclipsed.
By Janie McCauley Associated Press

Monday, April 11, 2016

Harden, Howard help Houston down Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS - James Harden scored 34 points and Dwight Howard had 19 points and eight rebounds to keep the Houston Rockets' playoff hopes alive with a 129-105 victory over the Minnesota ...

Sunday, April 10, 2016

Pacers rout Nets, clinch playoff spot

INDIANAPOLIS - Myles Turner had 28 points and 10 rebounds and Indiana beat Brooklyn 129-105 on Sunday to clinch an Eastern Conference playoff berth.

Warriors drop Spurs, tie NBA record with 72nd win

SAN ANTONIO - Stephen Curry had 37 points and the Golden State Warriors beat the San Antonio Spurs 92-86 Sunday night for their 72nd win, tying the 1995-96 Chicago Bulls for the season record.
By Raul Dominguez

Saturday, April 9, 2016

Warriors escape, keep hopes for 73 wins alive

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Draymond Green scored on a tip-in in with one minute left, and the Golden State Warriors rallied from 10 points down early in the fourth quarter and beat the Memphis Grizzlies ...

Hawks fend off Celtics, take control of third in East

ATLANTA - Paul Millsap had a season-high 31 points and 16 rebounds, Jeff Teague added 24 points and the Atlanta Hawks beat the Boston Celtics 118-107 on Saturday night.
By George Henry

Friday, April 8, 2016

Pistons clinch playoff berth

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - Reggie Jackson had 39 points and nine assists and the Detroit Pistons clinched their first postseason spot in seven years with a 112-99 victory over the Washington Wizards on ...

Thursday, April 7, 2016

Hawks finally solve Raptors

ATLANTA - Jeff Teague scored 23 points, Kyle Korver added 14 and the Atlanta Hawks held off the Toronto Raptors for a 95-87 victory on Thursday night.
By George Henry

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Pacers top Cavaliers, close in on playoff berth

INDIANAPOLIS - Paul George scored 29 points and C.J. Miles added 21, helping the Indiana Pacers blow out the Cleveland Cavaliers -with LeBron James getting the night off - 123-109 on Wednesday night.

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Hawks rally to down Suns

ATLANTA - Jeff Teague scored 20 points, Kent Bazemore added 17 and the Atlanta Hawks rallied from 13 down in the third quarter to beat the Phoenix Suns 103-90 on Tuesday night.

Monday, April 4, 2016

Iverson, O'Neal voted in Hall of Fame

HOUSTON - Despite being elected to the Basket­ball Hall of Fame on Monday, Allen Iverson knows he still won't be able to shake his infamous rant about practice
By Kristie Rieken

Sunday, April 3, 2016

Warriors rebound from rare home loss

OAKLAND, Calif. - Stephen Curry scored 39 points and the Golden State Warriors bounced back from their first regular-season home loss in more than 14 months by beating the Portland Trail Blazers ...

Saturday, April 2, 2016

Spurs dump Raptors, set franchise record for wins

SAN ANTONIO - Kawhi Leonard had a career-high 33 points, LaMarcus Aldrige had 31 points and 15 rebounds and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Toronto Raptors 102-95 Saturday night for their ...

Is there now a blueprint for beating Warriors?

So now it's official. Not only can the Golden State Warriors lose this season, they can even lose at home.
By Tim Reynolds

Friday, April 1, 2016

James helps Cavaliers outlast Hawks in overtime

ATLANTA - LeBron James had 29 points to pass another Hall of Famer on the NBA's all-time scoring list and the Cleveland Cavaliers recovered after blowing a big first-half lead to beat the Atlanta ...
By Charles Odum

Nowitzki, Barea lift Mavericks in Detroit

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - Jose Barea scored 29 points and Dirk Nowitzki added 19 as the Dallas Mavericks beat the Detroit Pistons 98-89 on Friday night.

Thursday, March 31, 2016

Bulls help their playoff hopes

HOUSTON - Nikola Mirotic scored 28 points and Jimmy Butler added 21 to lead the Chicago Bulls to a 103-100 win over the Houston Rockets on Thursday night.

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Clippers pummel Timberwolves

MINNEAPOLIS - Chris Paul had 20 points, 16 assists and eight rebounds, and the Los Angeles Clippers bullied the young Minnesota Timberwolves in a 99-79 victory on Wednesday night.

Raptors top Hawks for their 50th win

TORONTO -DeMar DeRozan scored 26 points and the Toronto Raptors earned their franchise-record 50th victory of the season Wednesday night, 105-97 victory over the Atlanta Hawks.
By Daniel Girard

Sager remains in high spirits despite latest health setback

OAKLAND, Calif. - Craig Sager has a blood clot behind his right ear that is affecting his hearing, and that's just another annoyance he is accepting as he continues to work NBA games for Turner ...
By Janie McCauley

 
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