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  • NBA roundup: Grizzlies finish strong to beat Hawks, 94-88

    NBA roundup: Grizzlies finish strong to beat Hawks, 94-88
    Mike Conley had 21 points and six assists, Marc Gasol finished with 16 points and 10 rebounds and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the league-leading Atlanta Hawks, 94-88, on Sunday at Memphis, Tenn. The score was tied at 86 after Mike Scott's three-pointer...
  • Preview: Miami Heat at Minnesota Timberwolves, 8 p.m. Wednesday

    Preview: Miami Heat at Minnesota Timberwolves, 8 p.m. Wednesday
    When/Where: 8 p.m., Target Center, Minneapolis. TV: Sun Sports. Radio: 790-AM, 104.3-FM, 106.5-FM, 710-AM (Spanish). Scouting report: This is the second game of the two-game season series . . . The Heat jumped out to a 29-13 lead at the end of the...
  • Martin's Return Sparks Timberwolves Over Celtics, 110-98

    Martin's Return Sparks Timberwolves Over Celtics, 110-98
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Kevin Martin scored 21 points in his first game in more than two months and Gorgui Dieng added 16 points and 14 rebounds to lift the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 110-98 victory over the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night. Zach...
  • Lakers at Minnesota Timberwolves preview

    Lakers at Minnesota Timberwolves preview
    The Lakers (7-16) lost a game they expected to win in late November against the Minnesota Timberwolves, 120-119, at Staples Center. Instead, Zach LaVine scored a career-high 28 points off the bench, Mo Williams added 25 and Thaddeus Young 22, as the...
  • Kobe Bryant becomes NBA's No. 3 all-time scorer in Lakers' win

    Kobe Bryant becomes NBA's No. 3 all-time scorer in Lakers' win
    Kobe Bryant passed Michael Jordan on the NBA's all-time career scoring list, then he helped the Lakers win their third in a row with a 100-94 victory over the Timberwolves in Minnesota. Bryant climbed into third place behind Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Karl...
  • Can Sixers beat Timberwolves, get first win of season?

    Can Sixers beat Timberwolves, get first win of season?
    Could this be the week the Philadelphia 76ers earn their first win? The Sixers, having lost a franchise-record 17 straight games to start the 2014-15 NBA season, visit the 4-12 Timberwolves on Wednesday. Minnesota, which is without injured starters...
  • Sixers snap 17-game losing streak with 85-77 defeat of Timberwolves

    Sixers snap 17-game losing streak with 85-77 defeat of Timberwolves
    MINNEAPOLIS -- The Philadelphia 76ers avoided a dubious place in the NBA record books on Wednesday, as they snapped a 17-game losing streak with their first victory of the season in an 85-77 defeat of the Minnesota Timberwolves. Philadelphia entered the...
  • 76ers finally win, avoid matching NBA's worst start

    MINNEAPOLIS -- On the cusp of claiming a dubious place in the NBA record books, the Philadelphia 76ers found the breakthrough they sought for more than two months. The 76ers entered Wednesday with an 0-17 record, one loss away from tying the 2009-10 New...
  • Lakers: Week 7 predictions

    Lakers: Week 7 predictions
    After a brief, two-game winning streak, the Lakers have dropped three straight to fall to 5-16 on the season. They'll play just three games through Week 7, hosting the Sacramento Kings (11-10) on Tuesday followed by road games on Friday in San Antonio...
  • Five takeaways from the Lakers' loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves

    Five takeaways from the Lakers' loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves
    The Lakers (3-13) seemed to have control late in the game against the upstart Minnesota Timberwolves (4-10), but they ultimately fell in the final minutes. Here are five takeaways from their 120-119 loss Friday at Staples Center. 1. The Lakers have...
  • It could be a long, bleak era for Lakers but a short one for Jim Buss

    It could be a long, bleak era for Lakers but a short one for Jim Buss
    Those "three to four years" Jim Buss gave himself to straighten out the Lakers are shaping up as a timeline to nowhere, except maybe basketball oblivion. A month into the season, the Lakers are 3-13 and can't even mark time properly. They lost an...