Woman killed when car slides into oncoming lane in North Pole, troopers say

A 57-year-old Fairbanks woman was killed when her Subaru lost control and slid sideways into an oncoming lane, colliding with a van Thanksgiving night in North Pole, Alaska State Troopers say.

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Cuban stumps for NBA realignment

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Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban would like to see his team -- and seven other NBA teams -- change conferences.

NBA game roundup: Trail Blazers win ninth straight

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Wesley Matthews scored a season-high 28 points and the Portland Trail Blazers ran their winning streak to nine with a 105-97 win over the Charlotte Hornets on Wednesday night.

Lakers receive financial injury exception for Nash

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The news likely comes as little consolation to a team that owns one of the four worst records in the NBA, but the league granted a $4.85 million disabled player exception to the Los Angeles Lakers for point guard Steve Nash on Tuesday.

NBA game roundup: Curry scores 40 in Warriors' win

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Point guard Stephen Curry scored a season-high 40 points to lead the Golden State Warriors to a 114-97 victory over the Miami Heat on Tuesday night at AmericanAirlines Arena.

Wolves' Martin to miss 6-8 weeks

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Minnesota Timberwolves guard Kevin Martin will be sidelined 6-8 weeks after surgery Tuesday to repair a fractured right wrist.

Heat's Wade to miss fifth straight game

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Miami Heat shooting guard Dwyane Wade will miss his fifth straight game Saturday with a strained hamstring.

NBA game roundup: Raptors remain atop conference

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Reserve guard Lou Williams scored 22 points and the Toronto Raptors defeated the Milwaukee Bucks 124-83 on Friday night. The margin of victory was one short of the largest in Raptors franchise history.

Kings put together statement win over Bulls

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The Sacramento Kings' early success this season has not been a product of anything complicated. At least, that's their coach's take.

Lakers stun Rockets with late rally

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Nick Young's return from injury singularly sparked the Los Angeles Lakers to two victories that doubled their previous season total.

NBA game roundup: Spurs hold off Cavs

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Tim Duncan scored 19 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, and the San Antonio Spurs held on for a 92-90 victory over the Cavaliers on Wednesday night when Cleveland forward LeBron James turned the ball over in the final seconds.

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