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Cavs meet Raptors in Toronto

Cavs meet Raptors in Toronto

The Sports Xchange

December 20 The Cleveland and Cavaliers and the Toronto Raptors do not have much in common when it comes to results this season, but both have scored improbable last-minute wins over the Indiana Pacers this week. FULL STORY

Kings gunning for rare series victory against Thunder

Kings gunning for rare series victory against Thunder

The Sports Xchange

December 18 The Sacramento Kings will seek to clinch their first season-series victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder in 11 years when the Western Conference rivals meet for the third time this season on Wednesday night. FULL STORY

Pacers going for 8th straight when they host Cavs

Pacers going for 8th straight when they host Cavs

The Sports Xchange

December 17 As far as Indiana Pacers point guard Darren Collison is concerned, there are several factors responsible for the team's seven-game winning streak. FULL STORY

Warriors aim to continue mastery of Grizzlies

Warriors aim to continue mastery of Grizzlies

The Sports Xchange

December 16 The Golden State Warriors will seek to continue their recent mastery of the Memphis Grizzlies when the Western Conference clubs go head-to-head for the second time this season on Monday night. FULL STORY

Rockets lean on Harden vs. Jazz

Rockets lean on Harden vs. Jazz

The Sports Xchange

December 16 With Harden recording a second consecutive triple-double, the Rockets (14-14) claimed their third successive victory and again evened their record with a 105-97 victory in Memphis on Saturday. The peril of asking Harden to shoulder too much of a burden FULL STORY

Spurs hope to avoid mistakes vs. 76ers

Spurs hope to avoid mistakes vs. 76ers

The Sports Xchange

December 16 San Antonio (15-15) had won four in a row and jumped back above the .500 mark before it was derailed by the Bulls, who trailed by 21 points midway through the third quarter but rallied to win, handing the Spurs a loss that had even team insiders scratching FULL STORY

Pistons hope to end skid against streaking Celtics

Pistons hope to end skid against streaking Celtics

The Sports Xchange

December 14 Detroit was cruising along with a 13-7 record but has dropped its last six games. The latest was especially agonizing, as it blew a seemingly comfortable fourth-quarter lead and fell to the Charlotte Hornets 108-107 on Wednesday. FULL STORY

Spurs find stride, want to stay that way against Bulls

Spurs find stride, want to stay that way against Bulls

The Sports Xchange

December 14 Four wins in a row -- all of them at home in seven days -- brought the San Antonio Spurs back to their "happy" place and turned them back into a team that's playing like NBA followers have come to expect during a run of 21 straight FULL STORY

Raptors, Lowry try to keep it going vs. Trail Blazers

Raptors, Lowry try to keep it going vs. Trail Blazers

The Sports Xchange

December 13 The Toronto Raptors are hoping that Kyle Lowry's performance in a 113-93 rout of the Golden State Warriors Wednesday night at Oracle Arena signals the end to a mini-slump by the All-Star point guard. FULL STORY

Spurs go for fourth straight win against Clippers

Spurs go for fourth straight win against Clippers

The Sports Xchange

December 13 On Tuesday, San Antonio (14-14) got a season-high 24 points (which included a 5-of-5 shooting from 3-point territory) and a career-high 11 rebounds from Bryn Forbes. FULL STORY