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NEW YORK (AP) - Tim Hardaway Jr. scored a career-high 38 points, including 12 during a 28-0 run in the third quarter that sent the New York Knicks to a 108-100 victory over the Toronto Raptors. Kristaps Porzingis added 22 points and 12 rebounds for the Knicks. New York outscored the Raptors 41-10 in the third.
CLEVELAND (AP) - LeBron James scored 23 of his 33 points in the fourth quarter as the Cleveland Cavaliers downed the Brooklyn Nets 119-109 for their sixth straight win. James scored 18 consecutive points in the fourth as the Cavs put away the Nets, who beat Cleveland last month. Kevin Love and Dwyane Wade added 18 each for Cleveland. Rondae Hollis-Jefferson led Brooklyn with 20 points.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Chris Kreider and Jesper Fast scored two goals apiece, including Kreider's first just 52 seconds into the game, and the New York Rangers rolled to a 6-1 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes. Mika Zibanejad and Paul Carey followed Kreider with goals in the first 11 minutes as the Rangers jumped out to a commanding lead.
NEW YORK (AP) - Josh Bailey scored 32 seconds into overtime to give the New York Islanders a 4-3 victory over Philadelphia, extending the Flyers' losing streak to six games. Bailey's fifth goal of the season improved New York's home record to 7-0-2.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Charlie McAvoy scored in the 11th round of the shootout to lift the Boston Bruins to a 3-2 win over the New Jersey Devils. Anton Khudobin made 40 saves as Boston improved to 9-7-4 with its third straight win _ all with Khudobin in goal.
LANDOVER, Md. (AP) - The Washington Redskins and New York Giants are not exactly ready for prime time. But the country will get to watch them on Thanksgiving night. The teams have losing records, shaky defenses and injury-depleted rosters. The Redskins and Giants are a combined 6-14. That includes an 0-5 mark in the NFC East.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Chiefs have signed veteran cornerback Darrelle Revis in their latest attempt to shore up their porous defensive backfield, though it is unclear when he'll be ready to play. The Chiefs announced the signing four days before they face the Buffalo Bills. Revis has been a free agent since playing for the Jets last season.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A man has been convicted of stabbing another man to death at a popular Philadelphia park because of a comment about the killer's New Jersey Devils hat. Philly.com reports Wednesday that 42-year-old Steven Simminger has been convicted of first-degree murder for the 2016 killing of 24-year-old Colin McGovern in Philadelphia's Rittenhouse Square. One of McGovern's friends testified that he said something along the lines of "screw the Devils" before Simminger stabbed McGovern 10 times.
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