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NBA Capsules: Ben Simmons has triple-double, 76ers rout Cavaliers 128-105

Ben Simmons had 22 points, 11 rebounds and 14 assists for his third triple-double of the season, Joel Embiid scored 24 points and the Philadelphia 76ers won in Jimmy Butler’s return, routing Cleveland Cavaliers 128-105 on Sunday. Butler scored 19 points after missing two games – both losses – with a strained groin. Landry Shamet added 16 points for Philadelphia, J.J. Redick had 14 points and Wilson Chandler 11. Cedi Osman and Jordan Clarkson each scored 18 points for Cleveland. Rodney Hood and Matthew Dellavedova each had 13 points, and rookie point guard Collin Sexton added 12.
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NBA capsules: Kyrie Irving helps Celtics past Wizards 130-125 in overtime

UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 12, 2018, 10:30 p.m.

Kyrie Irving scored Boston’s last 12 points, including back-to-back 3-pointers in the final 40 seconds of overtime to outduel John Wall in a point-guard showdown, and the Celtics extended their winning streak to seven games with a 130-125 victory over the Washington Wizards on Wednesday night.
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NBA Capsules: Lakers rout Suns 120-96 for 3rd straight victory

UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 2, 2018, 8:01 p.m.

Kyle Kuzma scored 23 points and LeBron James had 22 before both sat out the fourth quarter of the Los Angeles Lakers’ third home victory in four days, 120-96 over the Phoenix Suns on Sunday. Brandon Ingram scored 15 points and JaVale McGee had 14 points and eight rebounds in three quarters of work for the Lakers. They have won 12 of 16 since their 2-5 start to James’ first season on the West Coast. Michael Beasley scored a season-high 14 points as the Lakers fell behind by 17 points in the first quarter, yet still made easy work of last-place Phoenix.
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NBA capsules: Jimmy Butler hits another winning 3 as Sixers rally past Nets

UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 25, 2018, 10:17 p.m.

Jimmy Butler made a 3-pointer with 2.3 seconds remaining to give the Philadelphia 76ers a 127-125 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Sunday. Butler’s shot from the right wing, similar to the one that beat Charlotte in overtime on Nov. 17, capped Philadelphia’s rally from 20 points down in a game the Nets led nearly all the way.