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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.

Hornets' Taylor suspended for 24 games

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Charlotte Hornets forward Jeffrey Taylor was suspended for 24 games without pay on Tuesday because of his involvement in a domestic violence case.

Collins, first openly gay player, to retire

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Jason Collins, the first openly gay athlete in the four major team sports, announced he will retire from the NBA on Wednesday.

Howard investigated on child abuse allegations

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Police in Cobb County, Georgia, outside Atlanta have reopened an investigation into allegations that Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard abused his 7-year-old son.

NBA game roundup: Bryant, Lakers down Hawks

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Kobe Bryant reached a career milestone and helped the Los Angeles Lakers win for only the second time this season.

NBA roundup: Knicks end 7-game losing skid

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Halting their seven-game losing streak, the New York Knicks knocked off the Denver Nuggets 109-93 Sunday at Madison Square Garden.

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