Hopes dashed for Simmons January NBA debut

Philadelphia says Ben Simmons is no chance of making his NBA debut against Houston next week.

Westbrook rules over Kings in NBA

Russell Westbrook has bagged his 20th triple-double this season to lift Oklahoma City to a 122-118 victory over Sacramento while Atlanta beat Milwaukee.

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Statistics make NBA more 'beautiful', says TV chief

London (AFP) - It can look like a tsunami of statistics, but live tracking of every bounce and shot that has become a mark of the NBA has made it a more "beautiful game", according to the executive …

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Mills misses Spurs' NBA loss in Mexico

Patty Mills missed his first game of the NBA season as San Antonio lost to Phoenix in Mexico, while the Clippers won the battle of LA by beating the Lakers.

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Cavs snap skid, Grizzlies down Rockets

Los Angeles (AFP) - The NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers snapped a two-game skid, with Kyrie Irving leading the way with 26 points in a 120-108 victory over the Kings in Sacramento.

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Exum back for Jazz in big NBA win

Dante Exum was back on court for the Utah Jazz in their crushing 110-77 NBA win over Detroit Pistons just a few days after the Australian guard was dropped.

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