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Pelicans star Davis may miss 2 weeks

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) The New Orleans Pelicans say Anthony Davis has a sprained finger that is expected to sideline him up to two weeks.

The star forward hurt his left index finger during the fourth quarter of Friday night's 128-112 loss at Portland.

The Pelicans have lost three of four to drop to 21-15, four games behind the Los Angeles Lakers for the eighth and final playoff spot in the Western Conference entering Saturday.

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George's late shot puts OKC over 76ers

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Russell Westbrook and Joel Embiid tangled once again.

Then Paul George stole the show.

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Pacers' defense shuts down Doncic, Mavs

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Tyreke Evans scored 19 points, Domantas Sabonis had 16 points and 11 rebounds, and the Indiana Pacers beat the Dallas Mavericks 111-99 on Saturday night.

Indiana (30-15) has won three of four to become the sixth team in the league to reach 30 wins.

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Bledsoe, Giannis lead Bucks past Magic

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) Eric Bledsoe scored 30 points, Giannis Antetokounmpo had 25 points and 13 rebounds and the Milwaukee Bucks won their fourth straight game, beating the Orlando Magic 118-108 on Saturday night.

Malcolm Brogdon added 18 points, and Khris Middleton had 15. The Bucks are 11-2 in their last 13 games.

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Walker's 21 help Hornets rout Suns

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Coach James Borrego has been preaching defense to his Charlotte Hornets the last two weeks.

But on Saturday the Hornets turned up the heat on the other end of the court, getting off to a blistering start and matching a season high in points scored in a 135-115 win over the Phoenix Suns.

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Harden puts streak on line vs. Lakers

For lengthy stretches on Wednesday, it appeared that Houston Rockets guard James Harden was alone on an island, scoring at will because the situation demanded it.

But even Harden could carry the short-handed Rockets only so far, especially when guard Eric Gordon, who returned from an eight-game injury hiatus only to depart with residual knee soreness, proved unfit to help Houston close the game.

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Pistons' Drummond in concussion protocol

DETROIT (AP) Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond is in concussion protocol a day after taking a shot on his nose.

Drummond was out of the lineup Saturday night against the Sacramento Kings.

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Cousins has 14 in debut, Warriors' run 7

LOS ANGELES (AP) DeMarcus Cousins couldn't wipe the smile off his face.

The usually scowling big man was back Friday night after being sidelined for nearly a year. He scored 14 points in his Warriors debut, a 112-94 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers.

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Popovich ties record for most road wins

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Under coach Gregg Popovich, the San Antonio Spurs have been consistent winners. That includes when they go on the road - and anywhere they play the Minnesota Timberwolves.

LaMarcus Aldridge scored 25 points, Rudy Gay added 22 and the Spurs held on to give Popovich another milestone victory in a 116-113 win against the Timberwolves on Friday night.

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Russell scores 40, Nets rally past Magic

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) This winning thing has become a habit for the Brooklyn Nets - and apparently no deficit is too large to overcome lately.

D'Angelo Russell matched his career high with 40 points and the Brooklyn Nets came back after trailing by as many as 21 points to beat the Orlando Magic 117-115 on Friday night.

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