Butler, Rose carry Bulls past Celtics 109-102

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BOSTON (AP) -- It's no secret that the Chicago Bulls are a much better team with a healthy Derrick Rose....

Huskies beat Spartans 78-56 in Wooden opener
FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) -- Donaven Dorsey scored 17 points and Robert Upshaw tied his own school record with seven blocked shots, powering Washington to a 78-56 rout of San Jose State on Thursday night in the opening round of the Wooden Legacy tournament....

Popovich, Ginobili reflect on their rocky start

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On a January night in Indiana more than a decade ago, 26-year-old Manu Ginobili was sitting on the floor near the end of the San Antonio Spurs bench as coach Gregg Popovich walked toward him....

Streaking Grizzlies hold off Lakers 99-93

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LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Mike Conley thinks the Memphis Grizzlies are atop the NBA standings because they've been consistent and determined each night, no matter whether they're playing title contenders or the Los Angeles Lakers....

Green scores 24, Suns beat Nuggets 120-112

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PHOENIX (AP) -- Gerald Green scored 24 points and Eric Bledsoe had 21, leading the Phoenix Suns to a 120-112 win over the Denver Nuggets on Wednesday night....

Spurs beat Pacers 106-100 without Popovich

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SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- With Gregg Popovich resting after a medical procedure, Manu Ginobili had a throwback game while playing under former coach Ettore Messina for the first time in 13 years....

Chandler rules old team as Mavs top Knicks 109-102

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DALLAS (AP) -- Tyson Chandler set season highs with 17 points and 25 rebounds against his former team Wednesday night, helping the Dallas Mavericks to a 109-102 overtime victory against the New York Knicks, who were missing Carmelo Anthony....