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Lowry leads Raptors past 76ers 91-86

Toronto Raptors' Kyle Lowry, left, tries to get a shot past Philadelphia 76ers' Robert Covington during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Kyle Lowry lifted the Toronto Raptors from what appeared would be a loss — and coach Dwane Casey still wasn’t happy.

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Bulls’ Noah returns after missing 4 games with ankle sprain

DALLAS (AP) — Bulls center Joakim Noah was back in the starting lineup Friday night against Dallas after missing four games with a sprained right ankle.

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Pelicans’ Anthony Davis takes All-Star start in stride

New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis (23) shoots over Los Angeles Lakers center Jordan Hill, left, and forward Wesley Johnson, right, during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015, in New Orleans. The Pelicans won 96-80. (AP Photo/Jonathan Bachman)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — As he has done with everything else in his meteoric rise to NBA stardom, Anthony Davis is taking his first All-Star start in stride.

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Pelicans’ Anderson sidelined by swelling in both ankles

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The New Orleans Pelicans say forward Ryan Anderson will miss Friday night’s game against the Minnesota Timberwolves because of swelling and soreness in both ankles.

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Nets’ Teletovic has blood clots in lungs, lout for season

NEW YORK (AP) — The Brooklyn Nets say forward Mirza Teletovic is in a Los Angeles hospital with blood clots in his lungs and will miss the rest of the season.

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