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Lakers' Henry injures knee, set for MRI

Lakers' Henry injures knee, set for MRI

nba.com ESPN.com Updated Dec 29, 2013
Xavier Henry strained his knee in the first quarter of the Lakers' game against Philadelphia on Sunday night, leaving Los Angeles without yet another ball-handling guard.
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  • Chris Bosh Overruled Coach Erik Spoelstra And “Became A Prophet…

    Chris Bosh Overruled Coach Erik Spoelstra And “Became A Prophet” Before His Game-Winning Three

    dimemag.com Dec 29, 2013
    Chris Bosh had a pretty remarkable Saturday night. He scored a season-high 37 points to help his Miami Heat — sans LeBron James — overcome the Blazers in Portland. He also hit the game-winning three-pointer with under a second to play. Now comes word he…
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  • Who Dunked It Better: Blake Griffin Or DeAndre Jordan?

    Who Dunked It Better: Blake Griffin Or DeAndre Jordan?

    dimemag.com Dec 29, 2013
    On Saturday night, when the Clippers played host to the Jazz at Staples Center, the high-flying Clips frontcourt of DeAndre Jordan and Blake Griffin put on a little show for the home crowd. Griffin tossed himself an alley-oop that he put between his leg…
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  • Ten Before Tip: NBA news from Sunday

    Ten Before Tip: NBA news from Sunday

    nba.com ESPN.com Dec 29, 2013
    ? Thunder All-Star point guard Russell Westbrook will be out an expected seven weeks after undergoing arthroscopic surgery on his right knee. He walked into the arena tonight on crutches and spoke for a few moments outside the Houston locker room with f…
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  • Lakers' Gasol out again because of infection

    Lakers' Gasol out again because of infection

    ESPN.com Dec 29, 2013
    Pau Gasol will miss his second straight game with an upper respiratory infection when the Los Angeles Lakers host the Philadelphia 76ers on Sunday night.
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  • Chris Bosh Hits The Game-Winning 3-Pointer To Lead The LeBron-L…

    Chris Bosh Hits The Game-Winning 3-Pointer To Lead The LeBron-Less Heat Over The Blazers

    dimemag.com ESPN.com Dec 29, 2013
    On Saturday night, with the Heat at the Moda Center in Portland, Chris Bosh reminded everyone that he’s an All-Star capable of carrying a team, and probably the best third wheel in the NBA. LeBron James was out with a strained groin, so Bosh put on his …
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  • Clippers top Jazz led by Griffin's 40

    Clippers top Jazz led by Griffin's 40

    ESPN.com Dec 29, 2013
    Blake Griffin scored a season-high 40 points, overcoming early foul trouble and a career-worst eight turnovers to lead the Los Angeles Clippers to a 98-90 victory over the Utah Jazz on Saturday night.
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  • Video - Thunder Sink Harden, Rockets 01:02

    Thunder Sink Harden, Rockets

    Dec 29
    The Thunder held James Harden to eight points and Kevin Durant posted a double-double in a 117-86 win over the Rockets.
  • Video - Ginobili Leads Spurs Past Kings 00:42

    Ginobili Leads Spurs Past Kings

    Dec 29
    Manu Ginobili scored 28 points off the bench to help the Spurs to a 112-104 win over the Kings.
  • Video - Warriors Sink Cavs In OT 00:51

    Warriors Sink Cavs In OT

    Dec 29
    Stephen Curry scored 29 points to lead the Warriors past the Cavs in overtime and to their fifth straight win.
  • Video - Balanced Attack Powers Magic Past Hawks 00:46

    Balanced Attack Powers Magic Past Hawks

    Dec 29
    Seven Magic players reached double digits in a 109-102 win over the Hawks.

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  • Andrew Bynum of Cleveland Cavaliers will be paid going forward, team says

    Dec 29
    Andrew Bynum's unpaid suspension is over but he will remain essentially exiled from the Cleveland Cavaliers while getting paid, the team said Sunday.