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Paul George scored 24 points and Lance Stephenson added 23 to lead the Indiana Pacers to a 105-91 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Saturday night.Share TweetMiami Heat forward LeBron James will miss Saturday's game against the Portland Trail Blazers after straining his right groin and aggravating a left-ankle sprain in Friday's loss to the Sacramento Kings.Share TweetCavaliers center Andrew Bynum has been suspended indefinitely by the team, general manager Chris Grant announced today. The organization claims he was a negative influence on the young squad, and since his contract is not fully guaranteed some are repor…Share Tweet
Pelicans' Gordon sidelined with hip contusionNew Orleans guard Eric Gordon will miss Saturday's game against the Houston Rockets with a right hip contusion.Share Tweetdimemag.com Dec 28, 2013LeBron James gives us not one, not two, not three, but four spectacular dunks over the past week, leading the charge in an excellent week for poster slams, putbacks and improbable alley-oops. Joining LeBron includes such usual suspects as Chicago’s Taj …Share Tweet
Bucks' Henson out with left leg injuryBucks center John Henson had to celebrate his birthday Saturday on the bench against the Minnesota Timberwolves with a left leg injury.Share TweetThe New York Knicks were without leading scorer Carmelo Anthony and forward Metta World peace for Saturday's game against the Raptors.Share Tweet
Nets C Lopez to have foot surgery on Jan. 4Brooklyn Nets center Brook Lopez will undergo surgery Jan. 4 to repair the fractured fifth metatarsal in his right foot, the team announced Saturday.Share Tweet
Bass' block helps Celtics hold on, snap skidJeff Green and Jordan Crawford each scored 19 points, Brandon Bass added 15 points and had a game-saving blocked shot in the closing seconds Saturday, and the Boston Celtics held on for a 103-100 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers.Share Tweet
Rose improving, still limited in rehab workChicago Bulls star point guard Derrick Rose is "doing fine," according to head coach Tom Thibodeau, but is still not ready to sit on the bench as he continues his rehab from right knee surgery.Share Tweet
Stephen Curry Notches A Career High With A Triple-Doubledimemag.com Dec 28, 2013A hot Suns team visited Oracle Arena on Friday night, and they faced off against a well-rounded Golden State attack spearheaded by a career night from Stephen Curry. Steph only shot 5-of-17 from the field, but he was all over the court in 33 minutes of …Share TweetCNNSI.com Dec 28, 2013A spate of injuries, including another to Russell Westbrook, raises questions about player treatment.Share TweetStephen Curry had career highs of 16 assists and 13 rebounds to go with 14 points, and the Golden State Warriors beat the Phoenix Suns 115-86 on Friday night.Share Tweet
Window for Knicks to save season continues to shrink after ugly loss to Raptorsnydailynews.com Dec 28, 2013This is how far the Knicks have sunk, how low the rim has been reset: Their biggest games are now against the Toronto Raptors, not versus the Miami Heat or the Indiana Pacers.Share Tweet
Kings rally, edge short-handed Heat in OTThe Sacramento Kings rallied from an early 17-point deficit to beat the undermanned Miami Heat 108-103 in overtime Friday night.Share TweetTyreke Evans had 19 points and 10 assists, and the New Orleans Pelicans handed the Denver Nuggets their fifth straight loss, 105-89 on Friday night.Share Tweet
Wizards' Beal injures left leg; MRI SaturdayGuard Bradley Beal had to be helped off the floor in the fourth quarter Friday night with a left leg injury. Preliminary X-rays were negative on his left knee, and he will have an MRI on Saturday.Share TweetDerrick Favors had 18 points and 14 rebounds and made putback dunk with 2.1 seconds remaining to lift the Utah Jazz to a 105-103 victory over the depleted Los Angeles Lakers on Friday night.Share Tweet
Raptors Sweep Home-And-Home With KnicksDec 28Kyle Lowry scored 32 points and handed out 11 assists as the Raptors rolled past the Knicks 115-100.
Celtics Hang On, Beat Cavs 103-100Dec 28Kyrie Irving's 32 points are not enough as the Boston Celtics finish with six players in double figures to beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 103-100.
Bynum Suspended, Being ShoppedDec 28Brian Windhorst discusses the Cavs' suspension of Andrew Bynum and the potential that he'll get traded in the next 10 days.
NBA Top PlaysDec 28Chris Bosh's game winner against the Blazers was the top play of the night.