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Timberwolves Cool Off Trail Blazers

MINNEAPOLIS – Kevin Love worked all summer long to put an injury plagued season behind him and reclaim his spot as the best power forward in the league. LaMarcus Aldridge of the Portland Trail Blazers is one of the players standing in his way. In their first head-to-head matchup of the season, Love pounced on a road-weary Aldridge and...
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Korver’s 3s lead Atlanta past Sacramento

ATLANTA — Atlanta and Sacramento traded baskets for much of the night. When the fourth quarter rolled around, Kyle Korver and Co. put the Kings away. Korver made seven consecutive 3-point attempts on his way to a season-high 28 points, leading the Hawks to a 124-107 victory on Wednesday. “Those are dangerous games,” Korver said. “We...
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Spurs-Warriors Preview

Back at full strength, the Golden State Warriors put it all together their last time out. The San Antonio Spurs, meanwhile, didn’t miss a beat in their first game without their All-Star point guard. Golden State tries to pick up a rare win against visiting San Antonio, which will be withoutTony Parker again Thursday night. The Warriors (14-12)...
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Damian Lillard’s 3-pointer in final seconds lifts Trail Blazers

CLEVELAND — The Portland Trail Blazers kept it real simple with the game on the line. Just get the ball to Damian Lillard, and get out of the way. No need for any fancy calls when Lillard’s on the court. The point guard made a tiebreaking 3-pointer with 0.4 seconds remaining, lifting Portland to a 119-116 win...
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No. 13 Oregon tops UC Irvine 91-63 to move to 10-0

EUGENE, Ore. — The return of Dominic Artis has given Oregon a bounty of talented players, a problem coach Dana Altman is happy to have.  Artis, last year’s starting point guard, returned from a nine-game suspension to score five points and grab eight rebounds in the No. 13 Ducks’ 91-63 win over UC Irvine on Tuesday...
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Walker leads Bobcats past Kings 95-87

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Kemba Walker and the Charlotte Bobcats got off to a fast start, and theSacramento Kings were never quite able to catch up. Walker scored 24 points and the Bobcats used a big first quarter to beat the Kings 95-87 on Tuesday night, snapping a three-game losing streak. Gerald Henderson added 20 points and reserve Ramon Sessions scored 16 for...
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Warriors never trail to thump Pelicans in Andre Iguodala’s return

OAKLAND, Calif. — Maybe it was Andre Iguodala‘s presence in the starting lineup. Maybe it was coach Mark Jackson publicly challenging his players. Or maybe it was simply facing an undermanned opponent at home. Whatever the reason, the Golden State Warriors finally began to look like the team that started off so strong this season. Stephen Curry had...
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Oregon CB Troy Hill suspended

EUGENE, Ore. – Oregon juniorcornerback Troy Hill has been suspended indefinitely by the No. 10 Ducks following his arrest on Friday. Details about the arrest, first reported by Comcast SportsNet Northwest, were not immediately released by the Eugene Police Department. Hill entered a not guilty plea to misdemeanor charges of menacing and criminal mischief. His next court appearance...
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Trail Blazers-Cavaliers Preview

The Portland Trail Blazers‘ talented young point guard is playing really well. The Cleveland Cavaliers‘ talented young point guard may be playing even better. Damian Lillard leads the Trail Blazers into Cleveland against Kyrie Irving and the Cavaliers on Tuesday night. Irving was named Eastern Conference Player of the Week on Monday after averaging 29.0 points and 6.3 assists...
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Kings-Bobcats Preview

Following an impressive home debut with his new team, Rudy Gay must leave northern California for a while but has the Sacramento Kings feeling real good going to the road. Gay looks to stay hot as Sacramento plays four road games in five nights, starting Tuesday night against the stumbling Charlotte Bobcats. “The basketball is going to be in...
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