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Rudy Gay scored 40 points — one off his career high — including a pair of key 3-pointers, and the Sacramento Kings surprised the Portland Trail Blazers 103-94 on Friday night.

Rudy Gay posted a game and season-best 40 points along with eight rebounds as Sacramento picked up its first win of the year with a 103-94 triumph over Portland on Friday night.

Isaiah Thomas scored 10 of his 23 points in the fourth quarter, rallying Phoenix with a relentless series of driving layups, and the Suns beat the San Antonio Spurs 94-89 on Friday night.

Isaiah Thomas finally got the Phoenix Suns over the hump.

CHICAGO-This Bulls-Cavaliers rivalry is going to be something.

LeBron James scored 36 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat Derrick Rose and the Chicago Bulls 114-108 in overtime on Friday night.

The sellout crowd gave star rookie Jabari Parker the biggest pregame cheers. Veteran guard O.J. Mayo ended up having the biggest night.

LeBron James started the overtime session Friday just as he started the game: in charge and on the attack.

Two years ago this day seemed nearly impossible. Even a year ago at this time, any type of extension for Anderson Varejao seemed far-fetched. Ever since the Cavs' rebuilding plan started four years ago, Varejao's name was a constant in trade rumors.

Point guard Ricky Rubio will lead the Timberwolves into their recently revised future, after he and the team reached agreement Friday evening on a four-year contract extension that will guarantee him at least $55 million.

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