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NBA’s Silver sends message on domestic violence

In this undated file image released by the Ingham County Sheriffs Department, Charlotte Hornets' Jeffery Taylor is photographed in East Lansing, Mich. The NBA has suspended Taylor for 24 games without pay after he pleaded guilty to misdemeanor domestic violence assault and malicious destruction of hotel property in October. (AP Photo/Ingham County Sheriffs Department, File)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver wanted to send a strong message on the league’s lack of tolerance for domestic violence.

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Winless 76ers headed toward NBA futility mark

Philadelphia 76ers' Hollis Thompson (31), Tony Wroten (8), Michael Carter-Williams (1) and Henry Sims (35) walk onto the court after a timeout during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Boston Celtics, Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014, in Philadelphia. Philadelphia lost their 11th straight game to start the season to Boston, 90-101. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ellen DeGeneres used her monologue on Wednesday’s show to speak right to heart of Philadelphia 76ers fans.

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NBA’s Silver sends message on domestic violence

In this undated file image released by the Ingham County Sheriffs Department, Charlotte Hornets' Jeffery Taylor is photographed in East Lansing, Mich. The NBA has suspended Taylor for 24 games without pay after he pleaded guilty to misdemeanor domestic violence assault and malicious destruction of hotel property in October. (AP Photo/Ingham County Sheriffs Department, File)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver wanted to send a strong message on the league’s lack of tolerance for domestic violence.

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Chandler, Nuggets hold off Thunder for 107-100 win

Oklahoma City Thunder center Kendrick Perkins, left, swats away the defensive efforts of Denver Nuggets guard Ty Lawson in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Denver, Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

DENVER (AP) — Wilson Chandler stood out on the court for reasons way beyond his salmon-colored shoes with neon green soles.

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Bryant leads Lakers to 98-92 win over Rockets

Los Angeles Lakers' Kobe Bryant, left, drives toward Houston Rockets' Trevor Ariza (1) during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

HOUSTON (AP) — Kobe Bryant had 29 points, Wesley Johnson made key free throws down the stretch and the Los Angeles Lakers took advantage of Dwight Howard’s absence Wednesday night in a 98-92 victory over the Houston Rockets.

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