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Warriors going for NBA-record 16-0 start

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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Anyone who thought the Golden State Warriors would be content after winning one NBA title was sadly mistaken.

With Stephen Curry hitting 3-pointers at a record-setting pace and the rest of his teammates playing with a high level of intensity and focus, the Warriors have tied the NBA record with 15 straight wins to open the season.

Somehow, they have found a way to improve following a season when they won 67 games and rolled through the playoffs without ever being taken to a seventh game.


Pacers G Hill expected to face Wizards

WASHINGTON (AP) Pacers guard George Hill is expected to return Tuesday night against Washington after missing three games with an upper respiratory infection.

Hill is averaging 14 points and just under 37 minutes in 10 games this season. He was on the bench in case of emergency in Saturday's victory over Milwaukee.


James joins 'Big O' while Love scores 34

CLEVELAND (AP) No player in NBA history stuffed a stat sheet quite like Oscar Robertson. The "Big O" was a triple-double machine.

On Monday night, LeBron James moved into his rarefied air.


Durant has 27 in return, OKC routs Jazz

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) Kevin Durant quickly answered any questions about his hamstring injury.

Durant had 27 points and six rebounds, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Utah Jazz 111-89 on Monday night.


Leonard has 24 and 13, Spurs stifle Suns

SAN ANTONIO (AP) Kawhi Leonard and the San Antonio Spurs kept taking the ball away from the Phoenix Suns. Over and over. All night long.

Leonard had 24 points and 13 rebounds, and the Spurs forced 28 turnovers in a 98-84 victory over the sloppy Suns on Monday.


Walker's 39 lift Hornets by Kings in OT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Kemba Walker put the Charlotte Hornets in prime position for a big win when he made a driving one-handed scoop layup with 0.7 seconds left in regulation.

"Yeah, I thought it was over," Walker said with a smile.


Wiggins helps Wolves send Sixers to 0-15

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Through another seemingly interminable losing streak, the Philadelphia 76ers have been done in by some of the NBA's biggest names.

Tim Duncan rallied the Spurs to a win. Dirk Nowitzki broke their hearts for Dallas. Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh blitzed them over the final seven minutes in Miami.


Heat end Knicks' run at 4 with 95-78 win

MIAMI (AP) No one had a big scoring night for Miami, which was not an issue. Having great defensive numbers is considerably more important to the Heat right now anyway.

And they stifled the New York Knicks.


Bucks' Monroe leads way against old team

MILWAUKEE (AP) Greg Monroe put together a big night against his former team. His new teammates also had a lot of fun.

Monroe had 20 points and 13 rebounds, leading the Milwaukee Bucks to a 109-88 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Monday.


Board: Cops wrong to arrest Sefolosha

NEW YORK (AP) New York City's Civilian Complaint Review Board says police had no right to arrest Atlanta Hawks' player Thabo Sefolosha (TAH'-boh sehf-ah-LOH'-shuh) outside a trendy nightclub in April.

The New York Times ( ) says the police watchdog agency also ruled Monday that officers didn't use excessive force when his leg was broken in a struggle.

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