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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

CLEVELAND | Cavs’ star Love could miss significant time with foot injury

CLEVELAND  — Cavaliers All-Star Kevin Love could miss significant time with a foot injury that has bothered him since the preseason. Love will sit out his third straight game on Tuesday as the winless Cavs host Atlanta and look to end a six-game winless streak to start the season. On Sunday, the team fired coach … Continue reading CLEVELAND | Cavs’ star Love could miss significant time with foot injury

ST. LOUIS | Machado drives in 3 runs, Dodgers top Cardinals 9-7

ST. LOUIS— The Dodgers got some help from a former Cardinal before their pivotal series against St. Louis. David Freese, who joined Los Angeles in a trade with the Pirates at the end of August, offered some insight on the Cardinals’ young pitchers during the Dodgers’ hitters meeting. The advice paid off. Manny Machado homered … Continue reading ST. LOUIS | Machado drives in 3 runs, Dodgers top Cardinals 9-7

LOS ANGELE | Kemp, Dodgers rally again, beat Arizona 3-2 to stay in 1st

LOS ANGELES — This was one rerun Dodgers fans were happy to watch again. Matt Kemp beat the Diamondbacks for the second straight game, hitting a two-run double in the ninth inning that lifted Los Angeles over Arizona 3-2 Sunday for sole possession of first place in the NL West. A day after Kemp launched … Continue reading LOS ANGELE | Kemp, Dodgers rally again, beat Arizona 3-2 to stay in 1st

BOSTON | Rookie Bieber takes shutout into 7th, Indians top Bosox 6-3

BOSTON — Rookie Shane Bieber took a shutout into the seventh inning, Melky Cabrera homered for the second straight game and the Cleveland Indians beat the Red Sox 6-3 Tuesday night in a matchup of AL division leaders. Yan Gomes also homered for the Indians, who have won nine of 10 and the first two … Continue reading BOSTON | Rookie Bieber takes shutout into 7th, Indians top Bosox 6-3