Posts Tagged Basketball

Blazers come from behind for 115-112 win over Thunder

Portland Trail Blazers center Robin Lopez, right, shoots over Oklahoma City Thunder center Serge Ibaka during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Friday, Feb. 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Don Ryan)

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — LaMarcus Aldridge had 29 points and 16 rebounds, and the Portland Trail Blazers rallied to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 115-112 Friday night, spoiling Russell Westbrook’s third straight triple-double.

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Ellington’s big 4th quarter helps Lakers beat Bucks 101-93

Milwaukee Bucks center John Henson, left, tries to grab a rebound in front of Los Angeles Lakers forward Ed Davis during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Wayne Ellington scored 11 straight points in the final six minutes of the game, helping the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Milwaukee Bucks 101-93 Friday night for their season high-tying third straight victory.

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Cavaliers will face Pacers without James, Irving

Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James, front, drives past Golden State Warriors’ David Lee during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — LeBron James couldn’t carry the Cavaliers on his sore back Friday night.

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Ajinca lifts Pelicans past Heat, 104-102

New Orleans Pelicans center Alexis Ajinca (42) shoots the go-ahead basket against Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside (21) in the final minute of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Friday, Feb. 27, 2015. The Pelicans won 104-102. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Alexis Ajinca’s recent form is inspiring so much confidence in the Pelicans that marquee players like Eric Gordon are looking for the 7-foot reserve with the game on the line.

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Jones has season-best 26 points as Rockets beat Nets 102-98

Houston Rockets' Terrence Jones (6) is fouled by Brooklyn Nets' Thaddeus Young as he shoots during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, in Houston. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

HOUSTON (AP) — Terrence Jones isn’t where he was before an extended absence because of a leg injury.

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