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James scores 20 and Cavaliers slip past 76ers 87-86

Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James, top right, runs into Philadelphia 76ers' Furkan Aldemir (19), from Turkey, in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game Sunday, March 29, 2015, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)

CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James scored 20 points, Kyrie Irving added 17 and the Cleveland Cavaliers hung on for an 87-86 win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Sunday.

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Davis leads Pelicans past sinking Timberwolves 110-88

Minnesota Timberwolves center Gorgui Dieng (5) reaches for the ball against New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis (23) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Sunday, March 29, 2015. Dieng was called for a foul.(AP Photo/Scott Threlkeld)

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Anthony Davis had 28 points and nine rebounds, and the New Orleans Pelicans defeated the Minnesota Timberwolves 110-88 on Sunday.

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Musselman excited about new Nevada job after coaching in NBA

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Former NBA coach Eric Musselman says one of the things he’s looking forward to most about his new job at Nevada is the opportunity to be a lasting influence in the lives of young men.

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Bennett, Hummel return for ‘Wolves, Garnett still out

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Minnesota coach Flip Saunders says forwards Anthony Bennett and Robbie Hummel are returning to the lineup for Sunday afternoon’s game against the New Orleans Pelicans, but that Kevin Garnett is sick and will miss his 12th straight game.

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Trail Blazers beat Nuggets, move closer to division title

Denver Nuggets' Kenneth Faried (35) defend against Portland Trail Blazers' LaMarcus Aldridge (12) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Saturday, March 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Greg Wahl-Stephens)

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Portland Trail Blazers are beginning to regain their health, and the results are showing as they inch closer to their first division title in six years.

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