Posts Tagged Men’s basketball

Davis lifts Pelicans over Mavericks 109-106

New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis (23) dunks the ball over Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki, left, during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, in New Orleans. The Pelicans won 109-106. (AP Photo/Jonathan Bachman)

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — As Anthony Davis soaked in the crescendo of cheers punctuating an intense but triumphant struggle with Dallas, the Pelicans’ All-Star noticed a fan standing before him with his arms invitingly extended to each side.

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Millsap, Horford lead Hawks to 16th straight win

Atlanta Hawks' Al Horford, right, dunks the ball against the defense of Minnesota Timberwolves' Gorgui Dieng, of Senegal, in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

ATLANTA (AP) — Al Horford isn’t missing many shots these days for the Atlanta Hawks.

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Spurs rally in 2nd half to top Bucks 101-95

San Antonio Spurs’ Tony Parker, bottom right, scrambles for a loose ball with Milwaukee Bucks’ Brandon Knight (11), Ersan Ilyasova (7) and Khris Middleton, right, during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Tim Duncan had 20 points and 11 rebounds, Kawhi Leonard added 19 points and 14 rebounds and the San Antonio Spurs rallied in the second half for a 101-95 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Sunday night.

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Buss, No. 20 Northern Iowa edge Illinois State 54-53

NORMAL, Ill. (AP) — Nate Buss probably wasn’t the first Northern Iowa player that Illinois State expected to take the deciding shot.

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Big 4th quarter helps Pacers end skid, down Magic 106-99

Indiana Pacers center Roy Hibbert (55) puts up a shot in front of Orlando Magic center Nikola Vucevic (9), of Montenegro, during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Orlando, Fla., Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — David West had 20 points, reserve Damjan Rudez added a career-high 18, and the Indiana Pacers snapped a seven-game losing streak with a 106-99 win over the Orlando Magic on Sunday night.

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