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NEW YORK (AP) — Carmelo Anthony’s return to Madison Square Garden was much like the 6 1/2 years he spent playing for the Knicks. A video played on the overhead scoreboard as part of a huge welcome from the fans and franchise, followed by a fast start that gave Anthony hope he could have everything …

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SAN ANTONIO (AP) — At 40 years old, Manu Ginobili’s refusal to slow down in his 16th season with the Spurs has been a source of inspiration to the team’s young core. The man and the mantra helped propel San Antonio to an improbable victory over Dallas on Saturday night. LaMarcus Aldridge had 22 points …

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MIAMI (AP) — A slow start to the season is in the past for Josh Richardson. Richardson scored a career-high 28 points to help the Miami Heat beat the Los Angeles Clippers 90-85 on Saturday night. “J-Rich played unbelievable tonight,” Heat point guard Goran Dragic said. Richardson was 10 for 16 from the field to …

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CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James’ numbers have done more than move the Cavaliers near the top of the Eastern Conference. He also has placed himself squarely in the discussion to win his fifth Most Valuable Player award. James had 29 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists for his 60th career triple-double Cleveland beat the short-handed …

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Isaiah Canaan hit three free throws with 6 seconds to play in his first game with Phoenix and the Suns rallied to beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 108-106 on Saturday night. Added to the roster this week after the injury-ravaged Suns received a hardship extension, Canaan finished with 15 points and drew a foul …

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