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DENVER (AP) The Denver Nuggets say they’re exploring options to repair All-Star Paul Millsap’s torn ligament in his left wrist amid concerns he’ll need surgery that will sideline him until late February. Coach Mike Malone said at the team’s shoot-around Wednesday that the Nuggets were unsure how bad Millsap’s injury was and that the 32-year-old …

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LOS ANGELES (AP) Kyle Kuzma had 22 points, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope scored 11 of his 21 in the fourth quarter and the Los Angeles Lakers rallied from a 19-point deficit in the second half for a 103-94 victory over the Chicago Bulls on Tuesday night. Brandon Ingram had 17 points, five rebounds and five assists as …

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METAIRIE, La. (AP) New Orleans center DeMarcus Cousins says he was protecting a rebound the way all big men are taught when he was ejected for a flagrant foul during a game against Oklahoma City. Cousins was called for a flagrant-two foul when he raised his right elbow near Thunder guard Russell Westbrook’s head during …

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) Will Barton didn’t know Mike Malone was suspended by the NBA until the Denver Nuggets coach informed him as Barton got on the team bus to head to the arena. ”I thought he was joking,” Barton said. ”I told him we’d hold it down for him.” Minus their coach and two starters, …

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LOS ANGELES (AP) Lonzo Ball’s haircuts are headline news around LA and the NBA. His father already draws more attention than most politicians, and LaVar Ball is even currently engaged in a public argument with the president. Through all of this extraordinary attention on a 20-year-old point guard and his family, Lonzo has managed to …

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PHOENIX (AP) T.J. Warren scored 27 points to lead six Phoenix players in double figures and the Suns handed the Chicago Bulls their sixth loss in seven games, 113-105 on Sunday night. Rookie Lauri Markkanen, the former University of Arizona standout, scored a career-best 26 points for the Bulls in a matchup of the NBA’s …

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Detroit got a bit of everything down the stretch. A gutty performance from Andre Drummond after hurting his elbow. A tough shot from Reggie Jackson over Karl-Anthony Towns. Two big free throws from Tobias Harris. But Stan Van Gundy knew his Pistons needed just a tiny bit more to outlast Minnesota on Sunday …

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NEW YORK (AP) Stephen Curry knew he needed to start aggressively to make up for the absence of Kevin Durant. Then the Warriors had to finish the job without Curry after foul trouble ended his best game of the season. Curry had season highs with 39 points and 11 rebounds, and Golden State held on …

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MIAMI (AP) Myles Turner made almost every shot he took in Indiana’s biggest win of the season, and even got a chance for a brief postgame chat with actor Matthew McConaughey. Everything went great for the Pacers. Everything went wrong for the Miami Heat. Bojan Bogdanovic scored 26 points, Turner added 25 on 11 …

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) Philadelphia 76ers guard Markelle Fultz will miss another two to three weeks as he recovers from soreness in his right shoulder. The Sixers said Fultz’s return to action will be determined by how the shoulder responds to progressive basketball training and practices in the interim. The No. 1 overall pick in the 2017 …

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