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2009-05-11 20:04:57

Mississippi State forward Jarvis Varnado said Monday he has decided to put off joining the NBA and return for his senior college season. I feel like I wasn't ready for the NBA, Varnado said. Another year in college can only help my game, and I'm really excited about this team. The 6-foot-9 Varnado started a school-record 36 games this past season. He averaged a team-high 12.9 points and 8.8 rebounds and led the nation with 170 blocked shots to run his career total to 394. Varnado, two-time...

2009-02-17 22:02:19

Dwight Howard came up two blocked shots short of an unusual triple-double Tuesday but it was enough for Orlando to get a 107-102 overtime win over Charlotte. Howard finished with 45 points, 19 rebounds and eight blocked shots. Rashard Lewis added 17 points and Hedo Turkoglu 13 for the Magic. Raymond Felton had 22 points, 10 rebounds, and five assists for the losing Bobcats. Boris Diaw and Emeka Okafor each had 14 points for Charlotte. Gerald Wallace, who hadn't played since Jan. 27 when he...

2008-12-20 22:58:50

Curtis Jerrells had 29 points, seven assists and seven rebounds Saturday to lead No. 24 Baylor in a 79-76 win over Texas-Arlington. Kevin Rogers added 13 points and 13 rebounds for the Bears (9-1). Tweety Carter also had 13 points for Baylor. Anthony Vereen had 28 points and seven rebounds for the Mavericks (4-5), who have lost four straight. Marquez Haynes had 14 points and Tommy Moffitt 12 points and 10 rebounds for Texas-Arlington.

2008-12-20 20:53:10

Jamal Crawford's career-high 50 points Saturday led the Golden State Warriors to a 110-103 victory against Charlotte. Crawford scored 15 points in the fourth period, including two three-pointers, to help quell a late Charlotte comeback. He capped his effort with four free throws in the final 26 seconds. Kelenna Azubuike scored 21 points with 13 rebounds. Marco Belinelli had 13 points and four assists, while Andris Biedrins added 11 points and nine rebounds for the Warriors, who stopped their...

2008-12-16 00:31:13

Jameer Nelson led all scorers with 32 points -- 23 in the second half -- Monday night and the Orlando Magic beat Golden State 109-98. Rashard Lewis had 21 points, eight rebounds and five assists. Marcin Gortat -- subbing for the injured Dwight Howard (left knee) -- contributed 16 points and 13 rebounds for the Magic, who finished their five-game road trip with four wins and one loss. Andris Biedrins had 23 points and nine rebounds for Golden State, which has lost three straight games. Marco...

2008-12-05 23:15:35

A free throw by Charlie Villanueva and two more by Richard Jefferson in the final 12 seconds Friday allowed the Milwaukee Bucks to fight off Charlotte 101-96. Michael Redd led the way with 25 points and Jefferson had 22 in lifting Milwaukee to its second straight win. The Bobcats had been trying for their first three-game winning streak of the season. Emeka Okafor's dunk brought Charlotte within 98-96. He was fouled on the play but he missed his free throw attempt and Villanueva grabbed the...

2005-11-10 02:19:52

NEW YORK (Reuters) - LeBron James poured in a game-high 31 points, including 11-of-11 from the free-throw line, as the Cleveland Cavaliers rolled to a 112-85 win over the Seattle SuperSonics Wednesday at Quicken Loans Arena. Larry Hughes contributed 13 points to the Cleveland cause while Donyell Marshall had 13 points and nine rebounds as Cavaliers won for the third time in five games this season. The Cavaliers were helped by a near-perfect night from the free-throw line, making a...

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