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Rose's late shot lifts Wolves over Suns

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Derrick Rose and the Minnesota Timberwolves needed this one.

With 30 seconds left, Rose missed the first of two free throws and was kicking himself for failing to give his team the lead.

"I kept saying, `You're going to get another shot," Taj Gibson said he told his long-time teammate. Twenty-nine seconds later, Rose proved Gibson prophetic.


Pacers keep rolling, rout Hornets 120-95

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Darren Collison threw the early scoring punches. Victor Oladipo delivered the decisive second-half flurry.

Together, the Indiana Pacers' starting guards were a knockout combination.


Harris' 27-9-9 lift Clippers over Spurs

SAN ANTONIO (AP) The Los Angeles Clippers have lost so often recently, they had nothing to lose against the San Antonio Spurs.

Turns out, that can be a real winning attitude.


Pelicans star Davis may miss 2 weeks

NEW ORLEANS (AP) The New Orleans Pelicans say Anthony Davis has a sprained finger that is expected to sideline him up to two weeks.

The star forward hurt his left index finger during the fourth quarter of Friday night's 128-112 loss at Portland.


George's late shot puts OKC over 76ers

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Russell Westbrook and Joel Embiid tangled once again.

Then Paul George stole the show.


Green's 7 3s lead Raptors past Grizzlies

TORONTO (AP) Danny Green knocked down 3 after 3, and as he did, he heard something unusual: Toronto fans chanting his name.

Green had a season-high 24 points and set a franchise record for 3-pointers in a quarter with seven in the third, and the Raptors beat the Memphis Grizzlies 119-90 on Saturday night.


Jokic has 19-12-11 as Nuggets rout Cavs

DENVER (AP) Nikola Jokic likes the way the Denver Nuggets have bounced back from their worst loss of the season.

Jokic had 19 points, 12 assists and 11 rebounds in his sixth triple-double this season, and the Nuggets beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 124-102 on Saturday night. Jamal Murray scored 26 points as Denver won for the third time in four games, though the lone blemish in that span was a 31-point loss to Golden State earlier this week.


Wade has 14-10-7 in final hometown game

CHICAGO (AP) Dwyane Wade had a simple mission for his final game in his hometown.



Hield hits 3 at horn, Kings top Pistons

DETROIT (AP) Buddy Hield beat the buzzer with a winning shot for the first time in his NBA career.

Hield made an off-balance, fadeaway 3-pointer just before time expired and scored 35 points in the Sacramento Kings' 103-101 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Saturday night.


Irving, Celtics rally to beat Hawks

ATLANTA (AP) Kyrie Irving and the Boston Celtics found a way.

Not bad for the second part of back-to-back games.

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