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Aldridge, Trail Blazers rally to beat Bucks 104-97

Portland Trail Blazers center Chris Kaman, right, works the ball in against Milwaukee Bucks center Zaza Pachulia, from Ukraine, during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014.(AP Photo/Don Ryan)

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Thomas Robinson was rewarded with a standing ovation during his very first NBA start.

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NY rapper Bobby Shmurda faces gun, drug charges

FILE -- In this Oct. 30, 2014 file photo, Bobby Shmurda arrives at Power 105.1's Powerhouse 2014 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Shmurda whose real name is Ackquille Pollard has been arrested in New York City in a gun and narcotics investigation. Authorities said Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014, that he was apprehended after leaving a Manhattan recording studio. Several others were also taken into custody. (Photo by Scott Roth/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — An up-and-coming rapper who performs under the name of Bobby Shmurda will face gun and drug trafficking charges when an arraignment is unsealed in court.

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Chandler helps Oregon drop Northridge 79-56

Oregon guard Joseph Young knocks the ball from the hands of Cal State Northridge forward Steven Maxwell during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Eugene, Ore., on Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014. (AP Photo/The Register-Guard, Andy Nelson)

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Oregon unveiled its tallest player, 6-foot-10 center Michael Chandler, and he scored 13 points off the bench to help lead the Ducks to a 79-56 victory over Cal State Northridge on Wednesday night.

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Grizzlies outlast Spurs 117-116 in 3 overtimes

San Antonio Spurs forward Tim Duncan, right, shoots against Memphis Grizzlies center Marc Gasol, of Spain, during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Darren Abate)

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies ended years of frustration in San Antonio, and had to play late into the night to do it.

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No. 19 San Diego State loses to Cincinnati 71-62 in overtime

Cincinnati's Coreontae DeBerry (22) shoots past San Diego State's Skylar Spencer in the first half of their NCAA college basketball game in Cincinnati Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Tom Uhlman)

CINCINNATI (AP) — San Diego State’s defense fell apart in the game’s biggest moments.

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