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James has 20-15-12 in statement shoes

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WASHINGTON (AP) LeBron James joked that he changed out of his shoes - one black, one white, with "equality" in gold capital letters - at halftime because he was playing poorly.

"If that's a bad game," teammate Kevin Love said, "then sheesh!"

James finished with 20 points, 15 assists and 12 rebounds to lead the Cleveland Cavaliers past the Washington Wizards 106-99 on Sunday night for their 18th victory in 19 games, and then said afterward his choice of footwear was related to the game being played about a mile from President Donald Trump's White House.

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Raptors top Kings, push home streak to 9

TORONTO (AP) After a high-scoring first half, the Sacramento Kings suddenly found themselves struggling to put points on the board against the Toronto Raptors.

DeMar DeRozan scored 21 points, Jonas Valanciunas had 13 points and a season-high 16 rebounds and Toronto held Sacramento to 30 second-half points Sunday, beating the Kings 108-93.

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Oladipo's 26 help Pacers defeat Nets

NEW YORK (AP) Victor Oladipo scored 26 points, Domantas Sabonis had 17 coming off the bench and the Indiana Pacers beat the Brooklyn Nets 109-97 on Sunday night.

Myles Turner added 16, Cory Joseph chipped in 15 and Darren Collison added for the Pacers.

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Pistons hit 17 3s to hold off Magic

DETROIT (AP) The Detroit Pistons tied a franchise record for 3-pointers - and they needed almost all of them to avoid a bad home loss.

Reggie Bullock scored a career-high 20 points, and the Pistons made 17 shots from beyond the arc in a 114-110 victory over the Orlando Magic on Sunday. Detroit nearly gave away a 24-point lead in the fourth quarter, and coach Stan Van Gundy wasn't happy at all with his team's effort.

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Heat F Johnson likely out 7-10 days

MIAMI (AP) The Miami Heat will be without starting forward James Johnson for at least two games and probably more after bursitis was found in his right ankle.

Johnson left Miami's win over the Los Angeles Clippers on Saturday with ankle pain, and an MRI performed Sunday led to the bursitis diagnosis. Johnson is not traveling with the team for its trip for games at Atlanta on Monday and Boston on Wednesday.

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Rockets beat Bucks for 13th straight win

HOUSTON (AP) Nursing a sore knee, James Harden said he came close to not playing Saturday night.

When team doctors warned him that it would be painful, but he could play through it, he said, "Let's go."

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Anthony quiet in return, Knicks top OKC

NEW YORK (AP) Carmelo Anthony's return to Madison Square Garden was much like the 6 1/2 years he spent playing for the Knicks.

A video played on the overhead scoreboard as part of a huge welcome from the fans and franchise, followed by a fast start that gave Anthony hope he could have everything he wanted.

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Ex-wife jailed in Lorenzen Wright murder

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) The ex-wife of former NBA player Lorenzen Wright has been charged in his slaying, more than seven years after his body was found in a field in his hometown of Memphis.

Memphis Police Director Michael Rallings said Saturday that Sherra Wright has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of Lorenzen Wright, who played for five teams over 13 seasons as a forward and center in the NBA.

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Spoelstra sets Heat mark with 455th win

MIAMI (AP) A slow start to the season is in the past for Josh Richardson.

Richardson scored a career-high 28 points to help the Miami Heat beat the Los Angeles Clippers 90-85 on Saturday night.

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Spurs close on 13-0 run to stun Mavs

SAN ANTONIO (AP) At 40 years old, Manu Ginobili's refusal to slow down in his 16th season with the Spurs has been a source of inspiration to the team's young core.

The man and the mantra helped propel San Antonio to an improbable victory over Dallas on Saturday night.

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