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Heat’s Goran Dragic: Scores 27 points in 31 minutes

Dragic accounted for 26 points (8-17 FG, 2-4 3Pt, 9-10 FT), grabbed five rebounds, collected four assists and one steal across 36 minutes Wednesday in Miami’s win over Boston. Dragic was a driving force behind Miami’s victory Wednesday night over Boston. Along with starting shooting guard Dion

Nuggets forge ahead without Millsap, face Grizzlies next

A road trip that began with such promise for the Denver Nuggets ended in a humbling loss to the Houston Rockets on Wednesday night. The lasting impact of Denver’s 30-point loss to Houston is how they played without power forward Paul Millsap. The original diagnosis was a sprain, but Millsap was

Second-year Lakers forward Brandon Ingram vows he has ‘more to show’

SACRAMENTO — With his own family across the country in North Carolina, second-year Lakers forward Brandon Ingram had a plan to secure a home-cooked meal in Los Angeles. Maybe more than one. “I’ll be traveling to a couple of my teammates’ houses, trying to pick up plates,” he said following the

Celtics to battle Magic on Friday night

The Boston Celtics hope to begin another winning streak when they return home to take on the struggling Orlando Magic on Friday night. The Celtics saw their 16-game run — tied for the fourth-longest in franchise history — come to an end Wednesday night…

Pelicans’ twin towers invade Phoenix

The New Orleans Pelicans will bring their twin double-double machine to Phoenix on Friday. The Suns have three centers on their roster, and they might need every one. New Orleans center DeMarcus Cousins has 14 double-doubles and power forward Anthony…

Trail Blazers hope to rev up offense against Nets

For various reasons, the Portland Trail Blazers and Brooklyn Nets were doomed by one bad quarter Wednesday. In Philadelphia, Portland could never recover after an extremely slow start. In Cleveland, Brooklyn could not prevent LeBron James from taking…

Warriors attempt to bounce back versus Bulls

The Golden State Warriors get an opportunity to do what they do best Friday night when they follow a loss with a game against the Chicago Bulls. The Warriors will be coming off a 108-91 setback at Oklahoma City when they open a three-game homestand against a Bulls’ team that will be attempting to

James roaring as Cavaliers again face Hornets

“His big, big nights, which he’s had against us, it’s going to be the fast-break baskets, the second-chance baskets and the cuts,” Clifford said prior to Cleveland’s 115-107 win over the Hornets on Nov. 15. Obviously, no one’s been taking away James’ buckets this season

Magic’s losing streak has Frank Vogel serving as an amateur psychologist

MINNEAPOLIS — Frank Vogel took the course Introduction to Psychology as a pre-med student at Juniata College. He recalls receiving a D in that class. “Don’t ask me about clinical psychology,” Vogel said. “But human psychology I would get an A in. Managing a group, managing the psyche of a team? I