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LOS ANGELES | Rams rule out RB Todd Gurley for regular season finale

LOS ANGELES — Rams running back Todd Gurley has been ruled out of Los Angeles’ regular-season finale against San Francisco because of a knee injury. Safety Lamarcus Joyner also won’t play Sunday, Rams coach Sean McVay confirmed Friday. Gurley will miss his second straight game, but McVay says he isn’t concerned about the star running … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Rams rule out RB Todd Gurley for regular season finale

OAKLAND, Calif | Leonard sits with bruised hip as Raptors face Warriors

OAKLAND, Calif. — Kawhi Leonard is sitting out Toronto’s showdown against the Golden State Warriors because of a bruised right hip. The star forward is inactive for the second straight game. Earlier in the day, he was deemed questionable while getting treatment on his hip. Raptors coach Nick Nurse spoke to reporters 90 minutes before … Continue reading OAKLAND, Calif | Leonard sits with bruised hip as Raptors face Warriors

CHICAGO | Martin twins lead No. 5 Nevada over Loyola-Chicago 79-65

CHICAGO — Caleb Martin had 21 points, twin brother Cody Martin scored 20 and No. 5 Nevada beat Loyola-Chicago 79-65 on Tuesday night in an NCAA Tournament rematch. Loyola beat Nevada by one point in the NCAA South Regional semifinals last season — the only other meeting between these programs. That victory came during a … Continue reading CHICAGO | Martin twins lead No. 5 Nevada over Loyola-Chicago 79-65

WASHINGTON | Wizards overcome Harden’s 54, beat Rockets 135-131 in OT

WASHINGTON — John Wall scored a season-high 36 points, including six in overtime, and the Washington Wizards overcame James Harden’s season-best 54 points to outlast the Houston Rockets 135-131 on Monday night. Wall had two baskets in the extra period and finished with 11 assists. Bradley Beal equaled his season high with 32 points for … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Wizards overcome Harden’s 54, beat Rockets 135-131 in OT

MINNEAPOLIS | Wolves beat Blazers for 3rd straight win since Butler trade

MINNEAPOLIS— Andrew Wiggins scored 23 points, Derrick Rose had 17 and the Minnesota Timberwolves kept cruising without Jimmy Butler by beating the Portland Trail Blazers 114-96 on Friday night. Robert Covington and Karl-Anthony Towns each had 14 points for the Wolves, who are 7-1 at home and 3-0 since trading the disgruntled Butler to Philadelphia … Continue reading MINNEAPOLIS | Wolves beat Blazers for 3rd straight win since Butler trade

OKLAHOMA CITY  | Thunder top Rockets without Westbrook for 7th straight win

OKLAHOMA CITY  — Paul George scored 20 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Houston Rockets 98-80 on Thursday night without point guard Russell Westbrook for their seventh straight victory. Westbrook missed his second consecutive game with a sprained left ankle. George also had 11 rebounds, six assists and six steals. The Thunder were … Continue reading OKLAHOMA CITY  | Thunder top Rockets without Westbrook for 7th straight win

OKLAHOMA CITY | Thunder win fifth straight, lose Westbrook to sprained ankle

OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma City Thunder won their fifth straight game by beating the New Orleans Pelicans 122-116 on Monday night, but they lost star point guard Russell Westbrook with a sprained left ankle. After coming down hard on the side of his foot, Westbrook pounded the ground in frustration before limping off the … Continue reading OKLAHOMA CITY | Thunder win fifth straight, lose Westbrook to sprained ankle

CLEVELAND | Cavaliers end season-opening slide, beat Hawks 136-114

CLEVELAND — Rodney Hood scored a season-high 26 points, Cedi Osman added 20 and Cleveland ended its six-game losing streak to start the season, beating the Atlanta Hawks 136-114 on Tuesday night in the Cavaliers’ first game since coach Tyronn Lue was fired. The Cavs came in as the NBA’s only winless team, and Lue … Continue reading CLEVELAND | Cavaliers end season-opening slide, beat Hawks 136-114