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Curry has 40 as Warriors extend run to 6

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MIAMI (AP) So much for Stephen Curry's mini-shooting slump.

Curry scored 40 points on 11-of-18 shooting, and the Golden State Warriors beat the Miami Heat 114-97 on Tuesday night for their sixth consecutive victory.

"You just feel a rhythm," said Curry, who was 8 for 24 in his previous two games. "I had guys set some great screens early to kind of get me going. You start finding shots and it feels good. Even the ones I missed terribly felt good, which is pretty funny."

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Nuggets stay hot, Rose aggravates injury

DENVER (AP) Ty Lawson scored 20 points, including a key jumper in the waning seconds, and the Denver Nuggets beat the Chicago Bulls 114-109 on Tuesday night for their fifth straight win.

Arron Afflalo added 19 points and Danilo Gallinari had 15 for the Nuggets, who defeated the Bulls for the eighth straight time in Denver.

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Scott, Mack lead Hawks by sloppy Wizards

WASHINGTON (AP) Surely, everybody can't have a so-so night. At some point, in an NBA game, somebody has to develop that hot hand that leads one team or the other toward victory, right?

It wasn't until the start of the fourth quarter of Tuesday night's matchup between the Atlanta Hawks and Washington Wizards that some difference-makers finally made a difference. Hawks reserves Mike Scott and Shelvin Mack proved up to the task, scoring 16 straight Atlanta points to spur a 106-102 win.

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Cousins, Casspi lift short-handed Kings

NEW ORLEANS (AP) DeMarcus Cousins had 22 points, 12 rebounds, five assists and three steals, leading the Sacramento Kings to a 99-89 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Tuesday night.

Omri Casspi also scored 22 for Sacramento, which has won three in a row. Casspi, who made his first start of the season in place of the injured Rudy Gay, was with New Orleans for a brief stretch this offseason before being released in a salary-cap move.

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Knight, Mayo lead Bucks by Pistons 98-86

MILWAUKEE (AP) Brandon Knight had 20 points and eight assists to lead the Milwaukee Bucks to a 98-86 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Tuesday night.

O.J. Mayo, making his first start of the season, added 17 points as Milwaukee (8-7) avoided its first three-game slide of the season. Rookie Jabari Parker contributed 14 points and nine rebounds.

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Wolves to miss Martin for 6-8 weeks

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Minnesota Timberwolves guard Kevin Martin will miss the next six to eight weeks after having surgery on his fractured right wrist.

The Timberwolves announced on Tuesday that Martin had surgery to repair the injury, which he suffered in a win over the New York Knicks last week. Martin was injured in the first quarter but finished the game and was able to score 37 points.

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Silver, Milwaukee leaders discuss arena

MILWAUKEE (AP) NBA Commissioner Adam Silver met with Milwaukee officials and local business leaders on Tuesday about a new arena for the Bucks.

Silver and Wes Edens, one of two New York billionaires who bought the Bucks from Former Sen. Herb Kohl last April, said they were optimistic that progress was being made.

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Cavs rip Magic 106-74 to snap skid at 4

CLEVELAND (AP) After a blunt assessment of his play at the team's shoot around, LeBron James responded with a dominant performance.

James scored 29 points, including 16 in the first quarter, and the Cleveland Cavaliers broke a four-game losing streak with a 106-74 win over the Orlando Magic on Monday night.

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Blazers' run hits 8, 76ers fall to 0-14

PHILADELPHIA (AP) The Portland Trail Blazers didn't take the winless 76ers lightly following a lackluster first half.

LaMarcus Aldridge had 15 of his 33 points during the pivotal third quarter to help the Trail Blazers defeat Philadelphia 114-104 on Monday night, sending the 76ers to their 14th straight loss to open the season.

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Valanciunas's 27 power surging Raptors

TORONTO (AP) The Phoenix Suns used a long range barrage to give the Raptors a fourth-quarter scare, but Toronto held firm for its fifth straight win.

Jonas Valanciunas had a career-high 27 points and 11 rebounds, DeMar DeRozan added 23 points and the Raptors beat the Suns 104-100 Monday night.

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