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  • DeRozan scores 42, Raptors beat Rockets 99-96

    DeMar DeRozan scored a career-high 42 points and tied his career high with 11 rebounds as the Toronto Raptors beat Houston 99-96 on Monday night, their eighth straight home victory over the Rockets. DeRozan made a go-ahead turnaround bank shot with 1:...
  • Clippers defense clicking again, fueling seven-game winning streak

    Clippers defense clicking again, fueling seven-game winning streak
    It's the part of the Clippers' game that often goes unnoticed, like the upholstery in a Ferrari. Defense is easy to overlook when J.J. Redick swishes shots as if he's all alone in the gym or DeAndre Jordan jumps so high to dunk a lob that it seems...
  • The Times' NBA rankings

    The Times' NBA rankings
    Broderick Turner ranks the 30 teams. Last week's ranking in parentheses; statistics are through Friday's games: 1. GOLDEN STATE: Closing in on franchise-best record, and on home-court advantage throughout West playoffs. (1) 2. CLEVELAND: Whether...
  • Clippers' climb could cost Lakers a second-round draft pick

    Clippers' climb could cost Lakers a second-round draft pick
    The Clippers have won six straight games to climb to 48-25 and into fourth place overall in the Western Conference. Only the Atlanta Hawks (55-17) can boast a better record in the East. Where the Clippers finish in the standings has direct...
  • Harden shows why he's an MVP candidate in Rockets' 120-110 victory vs. Timberwolves

    HOUSTON Toyota Center patrons appear certain of it, judging by the chants that cascaded down from the upper sections during Friday's 120-110 victory over the Timberwolves. Rockets guard James Harden, league MVP? Harden made the case for himself once...
  • Shaquille O'Neal: 'Knowing what I know now, I would've stayed' with the Magic in 1996

    Shaquille O'Neal: 'Knowing what I know now, I would've stayed' with the Magic in 1996
    Even Shaquille O'Neal wonders, "What if?" What if, after spending the first four seasons of his NBA career with the Orlando Magic, he hadn't signed a free-agent deal to join the Los Angeles Lakers in 1996? "Knowing what I know now, I would've stayed,"...
  • Malone enjoying anonymity at end of Kentucky's bench

    The name rings a bell. It's OK, you can laugh about it. Sam Malone totally gets it. Grow up an hour south of Boston as the namesake of the one of the most popular TV characters of the 1980s and 90s and you get used to the jokes even if you happened to be...
  • Shaq memories: A look back at Shaquille O'Neal's tenure in Orlando

    Shaq memories: A look back at Shaquille O'Neal's tenure in Orlando
    Here's a dose of bittersweet irony: Nineteen years after he left, Shaquille O'Neal now will stay with the Orlando Magic for good. Finally, Shaq has a permanent home with the franchise at Amway Center. The Magic will induct him into the Orlando Magic...
  • Irving scores 24 to lead Cavaliers past Grizzlies 111-89

    The Cleveland Cavaliers' recent dominance carried over to a trouncing of one of the best teams in the Western Conference. The Cavaliers built a 29-point lead in the third quarter, maintained the cushion through the fourth and defeated Memphis 111-89 on...
  • Top prospect Jahlil Okafor powers Duke to NCAA's Round of 32

    Top prospect Jahlil Okafor powers Duke to NCAA's Round of 32
    Duke's Jahlil Okafor powered the Blue Devils (1st seed) past the Robert Morris Colonials (16th) on Friday, scoring 21 points in his NCAA tournament debut. Okafor hit nine of 11 shot attempts, while pulling down three rebounds and blocking two shots in...
  • Lakers blow late lead before beating Timberwolves in overtime, 101-99

    Lakers blow late lead before beating Timberwolves in overtime, 101-99
    Jordan Clarkson sank a pair of free throws with 0.3 seconds left in overtime to give the Lakers a 101-99 victory over the Timberwolves on Wednesday night in Minnesota. Chase Budinger made a three-pointer with 6.6 seconds left in the fourth quarter to...