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Bucks ready to visit NBA-leading Raptors

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TORONTO -- The Toronto Raptors and the Milwaukee Bucks will be going with their best this time -- Kawhi Leonard and Giannis Antetokounmpo, respectively.

The first time the teams met in Milwaukee on Oct. 29, neither played as the Bucks defeated to Raptors 124-109 to win their seventh straight game to open the season.

The teams meet again Sunday in Toronto, and both are expected to play.

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Pelicans C Davis hurts hip, returns

DETROIT (AP) All-Star center Anthony Davis was pulled from the New Orleans Pelicans' game Sunday against the Detroit Pistons with a right hip injury but returned in the second half.

The Pelicans announced after the first quarter that his return was questionable, but Davis checked back into the game during the third quarter.

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Celtics beat Bulls by 56 for largest win

CHICAGO (AP) The Boston Celtics turned in a record-setting performance in their steady climb in the Eastern Conference.

Jaylen Brown scored 23 points off the bench, Daniel Theis added a career-high 22 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, and the Celtics routed the Chicago Bulls 133-77 on Saturday night for their fifth straight win.

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Mavs rally by Rockets, home streak now 9

DALLAS (AP) Luka Doncic started with a routine 3-pointer from the corner.

Then the Dallas rookie skipped back several feet behind the arc to hit one over Houston center Clint Capela, followed by a floater in the lane for a tie.

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Wade scores 25 in 1,000th game, Heat win

LOS ANGELES (AP) Dwyane Wade showed he still has his scoring touch.

Wade scored 25 points in his 1,000th career game, leading the Miami Heat to a 121-98 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Saturday night.

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Blazers down Wolves with last-minute 3s

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) Damian Lillard was waiting all night for just the right moment.

Lillard and CJ McCollum each hit 3-pointers in the final minute to give the Portland Trail Blazers a 113-105 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Saturday night.

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Sexton has 29, Wall scores 1 as Cavs win

CLEVELAND (AP) The rookie scored a decisive win over the five-time All-Star in the Cleveland Cavaliers' 116-101 victory over the Washington Wizards on Saturday night.

Collin Sexton, the Cavaliers' first-year point guard, matched a season high with 29 points, while John Wall was held to a career-low one point in Cleveland's easy victory.

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James helps Lakers dominate Grizzlies

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers weren't about to let fatigue get the better of them on the second night of a back-to-back.

The Lakers recovered from a loss Friday night in San Antonio to dominate Memphis, defeating the Grizzlies 111-88 on Saturday, led by 20 points each from James and Kyle Kuzma. James added nine assists and eight rebounds, while Kuzma had nine rebounds, six assists and a couple of blocks.

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Young leads balanced Pacers past Kings

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) The Indiana Pacers are showing their frontcourt is a force to be reckoned with, even without injured All-Star guard Victor Oladipo.

Starting forwards Thaddeus Young and Bojan Bogdanovic combined for 38 points Saturday night in a 107-97 victory over the Sacramento Kings, while centers Myles Turner and Domantis Sabonis fortified the interior of Indiana's rising defense.

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Collins scores 30 as Hawks beat Nuggets

ATLANTA (AP) John Collins was most pleased that Atlanta avenged a blowout loss to Denver.

Collins scored a career-high 30 points, and Vince Carter and DeAndre' Bembry came off the bench to fuel a third-quarter rally that helped the Hawks beat the Nuggets 106-98 on Saturday night.

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