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Knicks win 91-83, drop 76ers to 0-13

New York Knicks' Amare Stoudemire (1) shoots over Philadelphia 76ers' Nerlens Noel (4) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

NEW YORK (AP) — Carmelo Anthony scored 25 points, Amare Stoudemire added 16 points and 11 rebounds, and the New York Knicks dropped the Philadelphia 76ers to 0-13 with a 91-83 victory on Saturday night.

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Knicks’ Bargnani out with strained right calf

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Knicks say Andrea Bargnani has a strained right calf that will prevent him from making his season debut Saturday against Philadelphia.

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Blazers rout short-handed Bulls 105-87

Chicago Bulls guard Aaron Brooks, right, defends Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Friday, Nov. 21, 2014.(AP Photo/Don Ryan)

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Injuries and a scuffle overshadowed another strong effort by Portland’s Damian Lillard.

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Well-rested Warriors roll past Jazz, 101-88

Golden State Warriors' Andre Iguodala, left, and Stephen Curry celebrate during a timeout in the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Utah Jazz on Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — After a rare four-day layoff between games, Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr admitted he had a few concerns coming into Friday night’s game against the Utah Jazz.

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Afflalo, Faried lead Nuggets past Pelicans, 117-97

New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis, left, fields a pass as Denver Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried covers in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Denver, Friday, Nov. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

DENVER (AP) — The Denver Nuggets were struggling and scuffling when they left for the road a week ago. Five games later they look like the team coach Brian Shaw envisioned.

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