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ORLANDO, Fla | Magic come back to beat 76ers 111-106 in Butler’s debut

ORLANDO, Fla. — Jimmy Butler had 14 points in his Philadelphia debut, but the 76ers collapsed late and lost to Orlando 111-106 after Terrence Ross hit a tiebreaking 3-pointer with 8.7 seconds left that helped the Magic finish off a big comeback Wednesday night. Orlando scored 21 straight points in the fourth quarter, then held … Continue reading ORLANDO, Fla | Magic come back to beat 76ers 111-106 in Butler’s debut

HARTFORD, Conn | Hall of Famer Jim Calhoun returns to coach DIII St. Joe’s

HARTFORD, Conn. — Six years after retiring from UConn, Hall of Fame coach Jim Calhoun was back on the sideline Friday night for the University of Saint Joseph, a Division III school playing its first men’s basketball game. His Blue Jays overcame a 13-point deficit in the second half to beat William Paterson 79-74. And … Continue reading HARTFORD, Conn | Hall of Famer Jim Calhoun returns to coach DIII St. Joe’s

PHOENIX | Irving, Celtics rally from 22 down to top Suns 116-109 in OT

PHOENIX — Kyrie Irving scored 18 of his season-high 39 points in the fourth quarter and overtime, and the Boston Celtics rallied from a 22-point deficit for a 116-109 win over the Phoenix Suns on Thursday night. Irving scored Boston’s first six points in the extra period, and Marcus Morris finished with 17 against his … Continue reading PHOENIX | Irving, Celtics rally from 22 down to top Suns 116-109 in OT

RALEIGH, N.C.  Newman helps Wake upset No. 22 NC State, 27-23

RALEIGH, N.C.  — Jamie Newman threw a 32-yard touchdown pass to Jack Freudenthal with 30 seconds left to give Wake Forest a 27-23 upset victory over No. 22 North Carolina State on Thursday night. Making his first career start, Newman was 22 of 33 for 297 yards with three touchdown passes in the second half … Continue reading RALEIGH, N.C.  Newman helps Wake upset No. 22 NC State, 27-23

LOS ANGELES | Spurs rally to keep Lakers winless with LeBron, 143-142

LOS ANGELES — Patty Mills hit a go-ahead jumper with 6.8 seconds left and the San Antonio Spurs kept the Los Angeles Lakers winless with LeBron James, rallying from a six-point deficit in the final minute of overtime for a wild 143-142 victory Monday night. James hit a tying 3-pointer with 2.4 seconds left in … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Spurs rally to keep Lakers winless with LeBron, 143-142