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- Timberwolves-76ers Preview (The Associated Press) January 30, 2015After developing into a productive forward in seven seasons with the Philadelphia 76ers, Thaddeus Young has given the oft-depleted Minnesota Timberwolves a reliable presence in the lineup. Making his first trip back to Philadelphia, Young will try to extend his best stretch of the season away from home Friday night when the NBA-worst Wolves seek their first back-to-back victories. Young, selected 12th overall by Philadelphia in 2007, averaged double-digit points in six straight seasons and emerged as the 76ers' leading scorer in 2013-14 with a career-best 17.9 per game. The Wolves also acquired 2014 top pick Andrew Wiggins and 2013 first overall pick Anthony Bennett from the Cavaliers.
- NBA-Highlights of Wednesday's NBA games (Reuters) January 29, 2015Jan 28 (The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Wednesday's National Basketball Association games: - - - Hawks 113, Nets 102 Paul Millsap scored 28 points and grabbed 15 rebounds to lead the Atlanta Hawks to their franchise record-extending 17th consecutive victory, a 113-102 triumph over the Brooklyn Nets. Atlanta (38-8) has now won 31 of the last 33 games and improved to 15-0 in January. The Hawks also got 20 points and 10 rebounds from center Al Horford. Brooklyn (18-27) was led by guard Joe Johnson, who scored 26 points against his former team mates. ...
- No. 1 pick Wiggins, 3 other Wolves on Rising Stars rosters (The Associated Press) January 29, 2015NEW YORK (AP) -- Top overall pick Andrew Wiggins and three Minnesota Timberwolves teammates have been chosen to play in the Rising Stars Challenge at the NBA's All-Star weekend.
- Grizzlies busy experimenting to find best fit for Jeff Green (The Associated Press) January 28, 2015Jeff Green has helped Memphis win seven of eight games since joining the team two weeks ago. The team got Green in a three-team trade from Boston on Jan. 12 in the hope the forward can push the Grizzlies deep into the postseason. Inserting one player, even with Green's talents, means a transition for all, so the Grizzlies are busy redefining roles to find the best combinations. Memphis has been winning and Green has reached double figures in six games, including 21 points on the road at Orlando and 18 last weekend in a home victory over the Philadelphia 76ers.
- Bucks sign guard Jorge Gutierrez to 10-day contract (The Associated Press) January 28, 2015MILWAUKEE (AP) -- The Bucks have signed Jorge Gutierrez to a 10-day contract, replenishing their backcourt depth after a season-ending injury to backup guard Kendall Marshall.
- Facing 76ers, Knicks Earn a Win. Someone Had To. January 22, 2015In a game between two teams jockeying for the top pick in the N.B.A. draft, the Knicks, whether they liked it or not, took home the victory.
- Pistons, Led by Kyle Singler, Defeat 76ers January 18, 2015Singler scored 20 points, and Greg Monroe had a double-double as Detroit routed visiting Philadelphia.
- 76ers Top Nets in Final Seconds January 10, 2015Nerlens Noel dunked with three seconds left, lifting the Philadelphia 76ers to a 90-88 victory over the host Nets.
- N.B.A.’s Futility Record Seems Safe, Even From These Knicks and 76ers January 7, 2015The 76ers, the Timberwolves and the Knicks have managed only five wins each, spurring talk that one might break the N.B.A.’s futility mark, 9-73 by the 1972-73 Sixers.
- Sixers Defeat Short-Handed Cavaliers January 6, 2015Tony Wroten scored 20 points and hit a go-ahead layup with 9.1 seconds left to lift the host Philadelphia 76ers to a 95-92 win over Cleveland.