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Cavs squeak past Sixers to keep streak
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LeBron James had 20 points and 11 rebounds in the Cavaliers' 87-86 victory over the 76ers. Cleveland has won 16 straight games at home, the third longest home winning-streak in franchise history.

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Blatt says Love got an elbow to his back that sidelined him and that Shumpert "jammed" his ankle. Didn't seem too concerned longterm on both

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Kawhi Leonard is a good comp for Justise Winslow. Michael Kidd Gilchrist as well, though Winslow a better 3 point shooter.

Ellis out against Pacers
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The Mavs hope to bounce back from a brutal offensive performance against the Spurs on Friday, but they'll be without their leading scorer. Monta Ellis will sit with a calf injury. breaking his streak of 248 consecutive games played (including playoffs). Follow live

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Grizzlies at Spurs, 7 P.M. ET
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The Spurs are peaking heading into the playoffs, while the Grizzlies have hit a wall. And even worse for Memphis, 9-9 since Feb. 25, is the looming specter of a potential first-round playoff series with San Antonio. Follow live

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Clips making short work of Celtics
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J.J. Redick has become fire incarnate. His 16 points on 7-for-9 shooting lead the Clippers, and the Clippers in turn lead the Celtics by 20 midway through the second quarter. Follow live

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Final: Cavaliers 87, 76ers 86
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An offensive masterpiece, this wasn't. Neither team scored in the final 3:56, and the Cavs outlasted the Sixers thanks to 20 points, 11 boards and 6 assists from LeBron James. Kevin Love left the game late with a lower back injury and did not return. Box score

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The Brow will not be denied
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Anthony Davis scored 28 points and grabbed 9 rebounds in the Pelicans' 110-88 win over the Timberwolves. New Orleans trails Oklahoma City by 2 games for the West's 8 seed; both teams have 9 games remaining, with the Thunder taking on the Suns tonight at 9 P.M. ET.

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Wade shouldering Miami's burden
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Dwyane Wade scored 11 points in the first quarter, the most he's had in the opening frame since Christmas Day, and the Heat have 9 offensive rebounds to keep things close against the Pistons, who lead 27-25 headed to the second quarter. Follow live

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The Clippers lead the Celtics 34-20 after the first quarter. Isaiah Thomas and Avery Bradley lead the C's with 5 pts apiece. Redick: 10 pts.

Sixers just keep coming at the Cavs
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Robert Covington has 19 points to lead Philly, and Hollis Thompson has been huge in the clutch, but Cleveland still leads by 1 with just over 3 minutes to play in regulation. Follow live

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