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Bulls’ Butler out 3 to 6 weeks

Chicago Bulls guard Jimmy Butler (21) has his shot blocked by Los Angeles Clippers guard Jamal Crawford (11) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Chicago, on Sunday, March 1, 2015. (AP Photo/Jeff Haynes)

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bulls say guard Jimmy Butler will miss three to six weeks because of a sprained ligament in his left elbow and join the injured Derrick Rose on the sideline.

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Jordan, 2 other NBA owners join Forbes’ billionaire list

This is an April 16, 2014, file photo showing Charlotte Bobcats owner Michael Jordan watching during the first half of an NBA basketball game between the Bobcats and the Chicago Bulls in Charlotte, N.C. Michael Jordan and two other NBA owners have joined Forbes’ annual list of the world’s billionaires. Forbes said Monday, March 2, 2015, that Jordan’s net worth is estimated at $1 billion, thanks to his well-timed investment in the Charlotte Hornets. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Jordan and two other NBA owners have joined Forbes’ annual list of the world’s billionaires.

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Wolves fans scoop up 1K free tickets from KG in 3 minutes

Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Garnett (21) sits on the bench as he cheers for teammates during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Chicago Bulls in Chicago on Friday, Feb. 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Big Ticket is becoming a hot ticket for the Minnesota Timberwolves.

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Pelicans hold off Nuggets 99-92 for 5th straight win

New Orleans Pelicans guard Tyreke Evans, left, is fouled as he drives the lane for a shot by Denver Nuggets forward Will Barton in the third quarter of an NBA basketball game Sunday, March 1, 2015, in Denver. The Pelicans won 99-92. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

DENVER (AP) — Heal fast, Anthony Davis. In the meantime, know this: Your teammates are holding things down just fine until you’re completely mended.

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Roy Hibbert leads surging Pacers to 94-74 win over 76ers

Indiana Pacers center Roy Hibbert (55) moves to the basket guarded by Philadelphia 76ers center Nerlens Noel in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, March 1, 2015, in Indianapolis. Indiana won 94-74.  (AP Photo/R Brent Smith)

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana’s injury-plagued roster is nearly mended, which is starting to translate into a succession of wins.

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