DeRozan, Caruso light it up as Bulls knock off Timberwolves 109-101

[ad_1] MINNEAPOLIS — DeMar DeRozan had 27 points and eight assists and Alex Caruso added 21 points on a season-high seven 3-pointers as the hot-shooting Chicago Bulls beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 109-101 on Sunday. Nikola Vucevic had 19 points and eight rebounds, Coby White scored 17 and Ayo Dosunmu added 13 for the Bulls, who … Read more

Dante Exum hits late 3-pointer, Kyrie Irving scores 30 in Mavericks’ 107-103 win over Kings

[ad_1] SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Dante Exum hit the winning 3-pointer with 27.5 seconds to go, Kyrie Irving had 30 points and the Dallas Mavericks beat the Sacramento Kings 107-103 on Friday night for their sixth straight win. Exum’s wide-open shot, set up by P.J. Washington, made it 106-103 and capped a second-half comeback for the … Read more

Clippers sweep 2-game set in Portland, beating the Trail Blazers 125-117

[ad_1] Paul George scored 31 points, Kawhi Leonard had 22 and the Los Angeles Clippers swept a two-game set in Portland, beating the Trail Blazers 125-117 on Friday night PORTLAND, Ore. — Paul George scored 31 points, Kawhi Leonard had 22 and the Los Angeles Clippers swept a two-game set in Portland, beating the Trail … Read more

Luka Doncic leads Mavericks past Jazz, 113-97, into 6th place in West

[ad_1] DALLAS — Luka Doncic had 34 points, nine rebounds and eight assists and the Dallas Mavericks beat the Utah Jazz 113-97 on Thursday night to move into the sixth and final guaranteed playoff position in the Western Conference. Dallas improved to 41-29 with its third straight victory and seventh in eight games. The Mavericks … Read more

Kopitar scores twice and Talbot makes 28 saves as Kings blank Blackhawks 5-0

[ad_1] CHICAGO — Anze Kopitar scored two of Los Angeles’ four goals in the first period, and the Kings beat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-0 on Friday night. Pierre-Luc Dubois, Alex Laferriere and Jordan Spence each had a goal and an assist to help Los Angeles rebound from a 3-1 loss at St. Louis on Wednesday. … Read more

Tatum has 26 points and Celtics withstand late rally to beat Heat 110-106

[ad_1] MIAMI — Jayson Tatum had 26 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists and the Boston Celtics withstood a late rally to beat the Miami Heat 110-106 on Sunday. Kristaps Porzingis had 25 points, Jaylen Brown had 20 points and Jrue Holiday scored 15 for Boston, which hit 16 of 39 3-point attempts. “Today was … Read more