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Knicks guard Iman Shumpert returns against Bucks

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Guard Iman Shumpert is returning to the New York Knicks starting lineup Tuesday night against the Milwaukee Bucks after sitting out a game with a right hip contusion.

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Blazers G McCollum out with fractured finger

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland Trail Blazers guard CJ McCollum fractured his right index finger during Monday night’s victory over the New Orleans Pelicans.

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LeBron doesn’t view Spurs as a rival

In this June 10, 2014, file photo, San Antonio Spurs forward Tim Duncan (21) and forward Kawhi Leonard (2) defend against Miami Heat forward LeBron James (6), during the first half in Game 3 of the NBA basketball finals in Miami. They've denied LeBron James winning two NBA titles, and in last year's Finals the Spurs dismantled the Heat, a beatdown that may have hastened the superstar's decision to re-sign with the Cavaliers. On Wednesday, Nov. 19, James faces his nemesis for the first time since June. By(AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — LeBron James doesn’t believe he has a rivalry with the San Antonio Spurs despite facing them three times in the NBA Finals.

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Knicks rookie forward Early needs knee surgery

NEW YORK (AP) — Knicks rookie forward Cleanthony Early will miss at least a month because of knee surgery.

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Trail Blazers rally for 102-93 win over Pelicans

Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard, right, drives on New Orleans Pelicans guard Tyreke Evans during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Monday, Nov. 17, 2014.(AP Photo/Don Ryan)

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Portland Trail Blazers have proven their mettle with a couple of big comebacks this season.

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