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Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015

Suns top Bucks

MILWAUKEE - Markieff Morris scored 26 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead the Phoenix Suns to a 102-92 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks.

Atlanta getting help from everyone

The Hawks are the biggest surprise in the NBA, leading the Eastern Conference with a 26-8 record that is the best in franchise history through 34 games.
By Paul Newberry

Mavs' Nowitzki moves up scoring list in overtime win over Nets

NEW YORK - Dirk Nowitzki made a clinching 3-pointer in overtime that moved him into seventh place on the scoring list, and the Mavericks beat the Nets 96-88.

Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015

Mavericks beat Cavs

CLEVELAND - Monta Ellis scored 20 points, Dirk Nowitzki added 15 and the Dallas Mavericks won their fifth consecutive game, a 109-90 victory Sunday over the Cleveland Cavaliers, who again played ...

Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015

San Antonio's role players step up

SAN ANTONIO - Cory Joseph had 19 points and the San Antonio Spurs overcame Washington's fast start to beat the Wizards for the 17th consecutive time, 101-92 on Saturday night.

Friday, Jan. 2, 2015

Teague leads Hawks past Jazz

SALT LAKE CITY - Jeff Teague scored 26 points, and the surging Atlanta Hawks beat the Utah Jazz 98-92 on Friday night.
By John Coon

Rondo leads Mavs past former team

BOSTON - Rajon Rondo scored the Mavericks' first 10 points in his return to Boston, finishing with a season-high 29 on Friday night to lead Dallas to a 119-101 victory over the Celtics.

Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015

Bulls keep on rolling

CHICAGO - Derrick Rose scored 13 of his 17 points in the fourth quarter, and the Chicago Bulls beat the Denver Nuggets 106-101 on Thursday night.

Heat's Wade is looking ahead after changes

MIAMI - Dwyane Wade still gets angry. Just not as often. After a year like he had, that says something.
By Tim Reynolds

Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014

Pacers rally past Heat

INDIANAPOLIS - C.J. Miles scored 25 points and the Indiana Pacers rallied from a second-half deficit and pulled away from the Miami Heat.

Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014

Millsap powers Hawks

ATLANTA - Paul Millsap took over for Atlanta in the fourth quarter to help hold off a Cleveland comeback and the Hawks beat the Cavaliers.

Monday, Dec. 29, 2014

Wizards nip Rockets

HOUSTON - Bradley Beal scored 33 points and Paul Pierce added 21, and the Washington Wizards survived a furious fourth-quarter charge for a 104-103 victory.

Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014

Ailing Spurs fend off Rockets

SAN ANTONIO - Danny Green had 24 points and the injury-depleted San Antonio Spurs held off a late rally to beat the Houston Rockets 110-106.

Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014

Hawks avenge loss to Bucks

MILWAUKEE - Jeff Teague scored 10 of his 25 points in the fourth quarter, Al Horford added 20, and the Atlanta Hawks beat the Milwaukee Bucks 90-85 on Saturday night.

Friday, Dec. 26, 2014

Rockets edge Grizzlies

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - James Harden had 32 points and 10 assists, Josh Smith scored 21 points in his Rockets debut, and Houston beat the Memphis Grizzlies 117-111 in overtime on Friday night.

Milwaukee reserve leads Bucks over Atlanta

ATLANTA - Reserve forward Jared Dudley made all 10 shots, including four 3-pointers, and scored a season-high 24 points Friday night to lead the Milwaukee Bucks to a 107-77 victory over the ...

Knicks' Acy suspended for flagrant foul

New York Knicks forward Quincy Acy has been suspended one game without pay by the NBA for his flagrant foul against John Wall in a Christmas game.

Thursday, Dec. 25, 2014

Thunder have Spurs' number in regular season

SAN ANTONIO - Russell Westbrook scored 34 points, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the San Antonio Spurs 114-106 on Thursday in a fiery rematch of last season's Western Conference Finals.

James loses in first game back to Miami

MIAMI - LeBron James' return to Miami as an opponent was a success - for the Heat, that is.
By Tim Reynolds

Marbury's second act is success in China

BEIJING - After a roller-coaster NBA career with five teams, former Georgia Tech star Stephon Marbury has found peace in basketball-crazed China.
By Christopher Bodeen
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