Hawks overcome Westbrook’s 46 to beat Thunder 110-108

December 20, 2016 in Sports

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Paul Millsap took advantage of a chance to show off his rare versatility. Atlanta's 6-foot-8 forward shifted to center because Dwight Howard was out and scored a season-high 30 points, including the go-ahead 10-footer with 12.7 seconds left. He helped the Hawks overcome...

Celtics build huge lead, hang on to beat Heat 105-95

December 19, 2016 in Sports

MIAMI -- Isaiah Thomas drew blood from Justise Winslow. Other than that, most of Miami's biggest problems were self-inflicted. And the Boston Celtics reaped the benefits. Thomas scored 23 points before getting ejected, Avery Bradley added 20 and the Celtics led by 22 points in the first...

Another efficient passing night leads Warriors past Knicks

December 16, 2016 in Sports

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Another spectacular passing performance earned Steve Kerr's postgame praise, yet there was little else the coach liked about his "heavy-legged," December-weary Warriors after an exhausting road trip. Klay Thompson scored 25 points, JaVale McGee added a season-best 17 and Golden State beat the...