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James scores 25 as Cavaliers rout Hornets 129-90

Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James (23) shoots over Charlotte Hornets' Gary Neal, left, and Marvin Williams (2) in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cavaliers are back on their game.

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Heat escape in final moments, top Pacers 89-87

Miami Heat's Chris Andersen argues a call with an official during the first half of the Heat's NBA basketball game against the Indiana Pacers in Miami, Friday, Jan. 23, 2015. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)

MIAMI (AP) — Luol Deng has been dealing with a nasty illness for a few days. Dwyane Wade missed the shootaround with another bout of bad headaches, which he’s battled for years.

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Soaring Hawks beat Thunder 103-93 for 15th straight win

From left to right, Atlanta Hawks Paul Millsap, DeMarre Carroll, Kyle Korver and Al Horford celebrate after setting a franchise record by defeating the Oklahoma Thunder 103-93 in an NBA basketball game on Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Curtis Compton) MARIETTA DAILY OUT; GWINNETT DAILY POST OUT; LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; WXIA-TV OUT; WGCL-TV OUT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks romped to their 15th straight victory, the longest streak in franchise history.

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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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