Portis scores career-high 27 as Bulls beat Bucks

MILWAUKEE — Bobby Portis scored a career-high 27 points and grabbed 12 rebounds as the Chicago Bulls won their fifth consecutive game, beating the Milwaukee Bucks 115-109 on Friday night. Chicago’s winning streak coincides with the return of Nikola Mirotic, …

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Westbrook triple-double keys OKC in 3OT thriller vs 76ers

PHILADELPHIA — Russell Westbrook had 27 points, 17 rebounds and 15 assists, and Oklahoma City and the Philadelphia 76ers went basket-for-basket in a three-overtime thriller before the Thunder pulled out a 119-117 victory on Friday night. Andre Roberson scored the …

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Gorbert, Favours hurt in Jazz’s win over Celtics

BOSTON — Ricky Rubio had 22 points, Donovan Mitchell added 17 points, nine assists and six rebounds, and the Utah Jazz beat the Boston Celtics 107-95 on Friday night. Jonas Jerebko and Rodney Hood also finished with 17 points for …

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Lillard, McCollum help Blazers hold off Magic

ORLANDO, Fla. — Damian Lillard scored 21 points, C.J. McCollum had 20 and the Portland Trail Blazers withstood a late rally to beat the Orlando Magic 95-88 on Friday night. The Trail Blazers led by 17 with 7:26 left in …

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Jaccob Slavin scores in OT, Hurricanes top Sabres

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Jaccob Slavin scored 2:15 into overtime to give the Carolina Hurricanes a 5-4 victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Friday night. Jordan Staal, Derek Ryan, Elias Lindstrom, Justin Williams and Slavin each had a goal and an …

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