PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Damian Lillard had 29 points while CJ McCollum added 24 and Portland Trail Blazers downed the San Antonio Spurs 121-108 on Saturday night. Jusuf Nurkic added 12 points for the Blazers, who have opened the season with a pair of home wins. They led the Spurs by as many as 20 …

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Share this: Kyrie Irving cancelled the party before it even started. The star point guard, who’s eligible to opt out of his contract and become a free agent next summer, publicly announced prior to the 2018-19 NBA campaign that he intends to re-sign with the Boston Celtics. For teams like the New York Knicks, who …

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DENVER (AP) — Nikola Jokic scored 35 points, posted a triple-double and didn’t miss a field goal in leading the Denver Nuggets past the Phoenix Suns 119-91 Saturday night. Jokic, who had 10 assists and 10 rebounds, joined Wilt Chamberlain as the only players in NBA history to post a triple-double with 30 or more …

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Berkshire Bank Foundation During the 2017-2018 regular season, Berkshire Bank Foundation will donate $100 for each Bruins assist to three local non-profit organizations. Click here to see official rules. Partner of USATODAY Sports Digital Properties Source: NESN

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Sandy Koufax, Jackie Robinson and the Boys of Summer. Ted Williams to Yaz and the Impossible Dream. Manny Ramirez. Pedro Martinez. Bill Buckner. Fenway Franks and Dodger Dogs. Ebbets Field, the Green Monster. “Sweet Caroline” or “I Love L.A.” Yet for all their rich history — dating back to Babe Ruth on the mound …

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MILWAUKEE (AP) — Yasiel Puig and Cody Bellinger flexed their muscles. Chris Taylor flashed some leather. Then the Los Angeles Dodgers got a lift from ace Clayton Kershaw out of the bullpen to finish off the Milwaukee Brewers and return to the World Series. Puig broke open a tight game with a three-run homer in …

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — In just his second game back after a nearly 10-month absence, Corey Crawford showed he is already in top form. Crawford stopped 37 shots to get his first win since late December, and Patrick Kane had two goals and an assist, as the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-1 …

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NEW YORK (AP) — Jayson Tatum had 24 points and 14 rebounds, and the Boston Celtics withstood his careless foul with 1.9 seconds left to beat the New York Knicks 103-101 on Saturday night. Tatum had just given the Celtics a three-point lead with two free throws with 7.9 seconds left and the Knicks called …

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