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Cole Anthony scores 20 points to help Orlando Magic beat Houston Rockets 116-86 in opener

Cole Anthony scores 20 points to help Orlando Magic beat Houston Rockets 116-86 in opener

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Cole Anthony had 20 points and eight rebounds, and the Orlando Magic beat the Houston Rockets 116-86 on Wednesday night in the season opener for both teams.
PJ Washington scores 25, rookie Brandon Miller provides spark as Hornets top Hawks 116-110 in opener

PJ Washington scores 25, rookie Brandon Miller provides spark as Hornets top Hawks 116-110 in opener

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Victor Wembanyama has commanded a lot of the headlines in the NBA offseason. But fellow rookie Brandon Miller proved in the season opener that he can play a little, too. P.J.
Heat waste almost all of 19-point lead, scramble to hold off Pistons 103-102

Heat waste almost all of 19-point lead, scramble to hold off Pistons 103-102

MIAMI (AP) — To open a new season, the Miami Heat revisited their go-to move from last season: winning close games.
Bruce Brown boosts Pacers offense as Indiana routs Washington 143-120 in record-setting opener

Bruce Brown boosts Pacers offense as Indiana routs Washington 143-120 in record-setting opener

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Pacers signed Bruce Brown for his defense. His scoring punch Wednesday night was an added bonus.

Doncic cleared to play in Mavericks' season opener against Wembanyama, Spurs

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Dallas Mavericks All-Star Luka Doncic will play in Victor Wembanyama’s debut with the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday night. Doncic was listed as questionable with a left calf strain he sustained Oct.
Canadian connection: Timberwolves' Miller learning NBA ropes from Alexander-Walker

Canadian connection: Timberwolves' Miller learning NBA ropes from Alexander-Walker

TORONTO — When Leonard Miller was traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves he knew he had a natural mentor in Nickeil Alexander-Walker.
NBA All-Star Game will ditch the gimmicks and return to classic East versus West format

NBA All-Star Game will ditch the gimmicks and return to classic East versus West format

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NBA All-Star Game is going back to its roots, with the best of the East playing the best of the West. Commissioner Adam Silver made the announcement Wednesday, revealing this season’s All-Star Game on Feb.
Suns docked 2024 second-round pick after league says team violated free agency rules

Suns docked 2024 second-round pick after league says team violated free agency rules

PHOENIX (AP) — The Phoenix Suns were docked a 2024 second-round draft pick by the NBA on Wednesday after the league said the team violated league rules on the timing of this season’s free agency discussions.
76ers tell James Harden to stay home ahead of season opener in Milwaukee

76ers tell James Harden to stay home ahead of season opener in Milwaukee

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — James Harden and the Philadelphia 76ers added another wrinkle to their messy relationship when the team told the disgruntled guard to stay home instead of traveling for Thursday's season opener against Milwaukee.
Browns defensive star Myles Garrett buys minority ownership stake in NBA's Cleveland Cavaliers

Browns defensive star Myles Garrett buys minority ownership stake in NBA's Cleveland Cavaliers

CLEVELAND (AP) — Myles Garrett hurdled a Colts lineman last week. On Wednesday, the Browns' star defensive end jumped into the NBA. Garrett finalized a deal to purchase a minority ownership stake in the Cleveland Cavaliers, the team announced.