Posts Tagged Professional basketball

Wounded ex-NBA player Carl Herrera improves in Venezuela

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The team coached by former NBA player Carl Herrera says his condition is improving following a shooting in Venezuela.

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Miles scores 28 to help Pacers hold off Wolves

Indiana Pacers guard C.J. Miles (0) gestures after making a shot during the fourth quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Minnesota Timberwolves in Minneapolis, Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014. Miles had a game-high 28 points as the Pacers won 100-96. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Pacers walked into Target Center with heavy legs Sunday night, playing the second game of a tough back-to-back that started in Denver the night before.

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Plumlee, Nets hold off Pistons, 110-105

Brooklyn Nets' Mason Plumlee (1) reacts after scoring ahead of Detroit Pistons' Kyle Singer (25) and Andre Drummond (0) during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014, in New York. Brooklyn won 110-105. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

NEW YORK (AP) — The Brooklyn Nets had an easy time in their first game this season without Deron Williams — until the last few seconds.

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76ers claim 3rd win of season, 96-88 over Magic

Philadelphia 76ers forward Nerlens Noel (4) goes in for a shot against Orlando Magic's Nikola Vucevic (9) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The limited success the Philadelphia 76ers have experienced this season has all been on the road.

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Suns end Wizards’ 6-game winning streak

Phoenix Suns guard Gerald Green (14) goes for the dunk between Washington Wizards forward Rasual Butler (8) and guard Andre Miller (24) in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Phoenix Suns coach Jeff Hornacek got the killer instinct he was looking for.

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