Published: Sun, January 07, 2018
Sports | By Ivan Ross

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They lost their 12th straight to the Warriors, dating to December 25, 2014.

Golden State ended the suspense with a 39-point third quarter. "At halftime we talked about it. Let's break free and make sure everybody gets out there and plays". LeBron James scored 33, Kevin Love had 27 and the visiting Cavaliers held on to beat the Magic 131-127. Dwayne Wade added 16 points.

"Boston" in a serious match snatched victory from the hands of "Brooklyn".

Tatum recorded a career-best six blocked shots as Boston had 13 blocks while playing without centre Al Horford (sore left calf).

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Yadav, a resident of Nagloi in north Delhi, won gold for India in powerlifting world championship held in Moscow a year ago . Rohit's birthday and the friends were celebrating it, the police said. "Prima facie, the vehicle was at very high speed".

The Celtics were trailing by one when Tatum got the ball and drove for a powerful slam that gave them an 84-83 lead.

Player of the game: Kyrie Irving (21+6 rebounds).

The Nets cut it two on Joe Harris' tip and had a bunch of chances to tie in the final seconds, but missed a series of shots near the basket, with DeMarre Carroll appearing to be injured during the sequence. Spencer Dinwiddie scored 20 points for the Nets.

Both teams shot under 40 percent, with the Celtics perhaps worn out after a draining week in which they beat Cleveland on Wednesday and Minnesota on Friday in nationally televised games at home. The Rockets are without injured star James Harden, but the Pistons were missing their own standout, with Andre Drummond sidelined because of a right rib contusion. Chris Paul led Houston with 16 points and 13 assists, and he added seven rebounds. Ish Smith scored 17 points for Detroit, and Dwight Buycks added a career-high 16.

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Jurgen Klopp has now turned his attention towards Mahrez, a player who he has followed for a long time now. Mahrez is, thus, a viable target for the Gunners , who could add spark to Arsene Wenger's attack.

Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 21 of his 34 points in the second half as Milwaukee overcame a slow start and earned a 110-103 victory over hosts Washington. Antetokounmpo, who had 12 rebounds, and John Henson (11 points, 11 rebounds) finished with double-doubles. Bradley Beal led Washington with 20 points. Elfrid Payton scored 20 and Evan Fournier added 18.

The two-time NBA MVP made 11 of his 21 attempts from the field, including eight of 16 from three-point range.

Lou Williams continued to lead the way for the Clippers scoring-wise, finishing with 23 points off the bench.

Pacers 125, Bulls 86: After missing four games with a sore right knee, Victor Oladipo showed no signs of rustiness in scoring 23 points in 23 minutes to lead in to a rout of visiting Chicago. Curry also grabbed six rebounds and came up with three steals in his 30 minutes. Bobby Portis came off the bench to lead Chicago with 15 points. The Bulls have lost four of their last five games.

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The other retention was controversial all-rounder Andre Russell . "We want to pick impact players who can take the team forward". However, some eyebrows were raised when the Mumbai outfit chose to not retain their key player over the years - Lasith Malinga.

Jordan, who had 15 points and 11 rebounds, and Griffin, who left the game in the first quarter with a concussion, were the only two starters from the beginning of the season.

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