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Red-hot LeBron sparks Heat's rout of Clippers

Red-hot LeBron sparks Heat's rout of Clippers

ESPN.com Updated Feb 8, 2013
LeBron James scored 30 points in another efficient performance, Dwyane Wade scored 20 and the Miami Heat dominated the middle two quarters on the way to an easy 111-89 win over the Los Angeles Clippers on Friday night.
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  • Lakers pull away in 4th, rally past Bobcats

    Lakers pull away in 4th, rally past Bobcats

    Kobe Bryant shrugged off a scoreless first half to finish with 20 points, eight assists and seven rebounds and the Los Angeles Lakers overcome a 20-point second-half deficit to beat the Charlotte Bobcats 100-93 Friday night.
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  • Knicks Hope to Get Back for Game at Garden

    Knicks Hope to Get Back for Game at Garden

    nytimes.com Feb 8, 2013
    After visiting the Timberwolves on Friday, the Knicks are scheduled to play the Clippers on Sunday at Madison Square Garden. But weather and travel problems could intervene.
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  • Miami Heat's Chris Bosh, Ray Allen have flu, sit vs. Los Angele…

    Miami Heat's Chris Bosh, Ray Allen have flu, sit vs. Los Angeles Clippers; Dwyane Wade plays

    ESPN.com Feb 8, 2013
    Miami Heat center Chris Bosh and guard Ray Allen missed Friday night's game against the Los Angeles Clippers with the flu.
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  • Preview: Lakers vs. Bobcats

    Preview: Lakers vs. Bobcats

    purpleandgoldblog.com Feb 8, 2013
    Last night's humiliating loss to the Celtics was simply one of those nights when the Lakers (23-27) played terrible and Boston couldn't do anything wrong even if they tried. And just like clockwork, Kobe Bryant and Dwight Howard were blamed for the loss…
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  • Paul, Billups, Griffin back for Clippers

    Paul, Billups, Griffin back for Clippers

    nba.com ESPN.com Feb 8, 2013
    The Los Angeles Clippers are getting healthier. The Miami Heat are fighting the flu.
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  • ‘Metallica Night’ with San Francisco Giants could inspire more …

    ‘Metallica Night’ with San Francisco Giants could inspire more baseball/music mash-ups

    yahoo.com Feb 8, 2013
    The San Francisco Giants announced on Thursday they would host a "Metallica Night" on May 3, as part of a game with the rival Los Angeles Dodgers. As if a Giants-Dodgers game needed another reason for fans to scream "Nothing Else Matters.…
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  • Section 15: Love for the Lakers

    Section 15: Love for the Lakers

    nytimes.com Feb 8, 2013
    The Lakers' visit to Barclays Center gave young Eric Sawnders-McGuire a chance to see his favorite player, Kobe Bryant.
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  • Rajon Rondo’s ‘partial’ ACL tear could have him back to the cou…

    Rajon Rondo’s ‘partial’ ACL tear could have him back to the court quicker than anticipated

    yahoo.com Feb 8, 2013
    It’s all great news for the Boston Celtics these days! To start, the team has won six in a row and has just about established that they’ll make this year’s playoff bracket. The team humiliated the very much humiliating Los Angeles Lakers in front of
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  • Kevin Garnett scores 25,000th career point in Celtics blowout w…

    Kevin Garnett scores 25,000th career point in Celtics blowout win over Lakers (VIDEO)

    yahoo.com CNNSI.com Feb 8, 2013
    With the clock winding down to the eight-minute mark of the second quarter and the Boston Celtics already holding an eight-point lead over the Los Angeles Lakers, Kevin Garnett cut across the paint to the right mid-post, received an entry pass from Lean…
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  • Bizarro World Laker Bros Have The Sadface

    Bizarro World Laker Bros Have The Sadface

    deadspin.com Feb 8, 2013
    The Celtics flew past the Lakers in last night's early national broadcast to the tune of a 116-95 score. It was an offensive explosion unseen from Boston until now, and it left some New England Lakers fans grasping for hope (or perhaps their sunglasses)…
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  • Boston Beats Down The Lakers; Denver’s Torrid Shooting Torches …

    Boston Beats Down The Lakers; Denver’s Torrid Shooting Torches Chicago

    dimemag.com Feb 8, 2013
    When will the Lakers’ “new” season start exactly? And did Boston’s begin once Rajon Rondo was lost for the year? These are things we think about after Thursday’s second-half power surge by Boston shut off the lights on the Lakers, 116-95, now fo
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  • Big Ticket's Show: Garnett isn't Russell, and Howard isn't Cham…

    Big Ticket's Show: Garnett isn't Russell, and Howard isn't Chamberla…

    CNNSI.com Feb 8, 2013
    Garnett isn't Russell, and Howard isn't Chamberlain. And yet, in the Celtics' 116-95 beating of the Lakers, the 2 echoed past showdowns of the NBA's best rivalry, says Ian Thomsen.
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  • Weekend Dime: Should Clippers go all-in?

    Weekend Dime: Should Clippers go all-in?

    ESPN.com Feb 8, 2013
    Should the Clippers stick with what they have or make a deal at the trade deadline?
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  • Video - Heat Burn Clippers, 111-89 01:01

    Heat Burn Clippers, 111-89

    Feb 8
    LeBron James leads Heat to huge win against Clippers.
  • Video - Lakers Rally To Top Bobcats, 100-93 01:07

    Lakers Rally To Top Bobcats, 100-93

    Feb 8
    Lakers overcome 20-point deficit to beat Bobcats.
  • Video - Impact Of King Felix's Contract 02:06

    Impact Of King Felix's Contract

    Feb 8
    Buster Olney discusses the impact Felix Hernandez's contract will have on Justin Verlander, Clayton Kershaw and David Price.
  • Video - Is Kobe To Blame For Lakers' Loss? 07:46

    Is Kobe To Blame For Lakers' Loss?

    Feb 8
    Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless debate who was responsible for the Lakers' loss to the Celtics on Thursday night.

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  • Weekend Dime: Should Clippers go all-in?

    Feb 8
    Should the Clippers stick with what they have or make a deal at the trade deadline?