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DeAndre Jordan Supermans An Alley-OopUpdated Dec 30, 2012 Share Tweet
Chris Paul breaks up a pass while hustling on the fast break and lobs a pass to DeAndre Jordan who flies through the air for an incredible alley-oop dunk in tonight’s matchup between the Los Angeles Clippers and Utah Jazz.
Clippers are 3rd team ever to finish a month unbeatenUpdated Dec 30, 2012 Share TweetThere is hot, then there are the Clippers. Caron Butler scored 29 points as L.A. beat Utah 107-96 and became just the third team in history to finish a month unbeaten.Source: CNNSI.com
Rookie Thomas Robinson Double Stuffs Jeff GreenUpdated Dec 30, 2012 Share TweetSacramento Kings rookie Thomas Robinson comes up with back-to-back blocks on Boston Celtics’ Jeff Green in tonight’s matchup.
Pistons rally past Bucks after wasting big leadUpdated Dec 30, 2012 Share TweetTayshaun Prince made two free throws with 10.9 seconds left to give Detroit a 96-94 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Sunday night after the Pistons blew a 14-point lead.
Jason Thompson Cleans Up With A Put Back SlamUpdated Dec 30, 2012 Share TweetJason Thompson cleans up a missed layup by DeMarcus Cousins and finishes with a slam in tonight’s matchup between the Sacramento Kings and Boston Celtics.
Will Bynum Executes A Perfect Alley-Oop To Andre DrummondUpdated Dec 30, 2012 Share TweetWill Bynum perfectly sets up Andre Drummond for the alley-oop in tonight’s matchup between the Detroit Pistons and Milwaukee Bucks.Share TweetTony Parker had 21 points and nine assists, Manu Ginobili had several key baskets among his 20 points and the San Antonio Spurs handed the Dallas Mavericks their sixth straight loss, 111-86 on Sunday night.
Brandon Knight Launches A Pass Beyond Half CourtUpdated Dec 30, 2012 Share TweetBrandon Knight launches a pass beyond half court to Tayshaun Prince who finishes with a one-handed slam in tonight’s matchup between the Detroit Pistons and Milwaukee Bucks.
Vince Carter Throws Down A Ferocious SlamUpdated Dec 30, 2012 Share TweetVince Carter may be 35 years old but his age fails to stop him from collecting a pass and posterizing Kawhi Leonard in tonight’s matchup between the Dallas Mavericks and San Antonio Spurs.
O.J. Mayo Drives, Scoops and ScoresUpdated Dec 30, 2012 Share TweetO.J. Mayo drives through traffic on the fast break and finishes with an incredible reverse scoop layup in tonight’s matchup between the Dallas Mavericks and San Antonio Spurs.
Rondo, Barbosa return to Celts lineup vs. KingsUpdated Dec 30, 2012 Share TweetThe Boston Celtics got a pair of reinforcements for the final game of a four-game road trip as guards Rajon Rondo (hip/thigh) and Leandro Barbosa (family matter) were active for Sunday's game against the Sacramento Kings.
Rockets' White rejects assignment to D-LeagueUpdated Dec 30, 2012 Share TweetRoyce White rejected an assignment to the Rio Grande Valley Vipers, the developmental team of the Houston Rockets.
Kobe, D'Antoni: Lakers looking up to ClippersUpdated Dec 30, 2012 Share TweetLos Angeles Lakers coach Mike D'Antoni admitted his team is looking up to the Los Angeles Clippers and their 16-game winning streak.Share TweetLos Angeles Lakers forward Antawn Jamison apologized Sunday for comments made after the Lakers' 104-87 win over the Portland Trail Blazers on Friday and expressed his commitment to the team despite his recent lack of playing time.
Section 15: Three GenerationsUpdated Dec 30, 2012 Share TweetAcross four seats in Section 15 sat three generations of Brooklyn, proudly watching a team represent their native borough.Source: nytimes.comShare TweetBrooklyn Nets general manager Billy King says he has "not contacted anybody" about becoming the permanent replacement for recently fired head coach Avery Johnson.Share TweetBoston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo (hip) will be a game-time decision when the Celtics close out a four-game road trip by visiting the Sacramento Kings on Sunday night.Share TweetThe last time James Harden played against his old team, he had a nightmare game, a half dozen of his shots blocked back into his face. This time, he made his first shot in Kevin Durant‘s face, and was good enough to drop 25 points (still only 9-for-33 sShare TweetStephen Curry had 22 points and nine assists, David Lee scored 20 points and the Warriors whipped the short-handed Celtics 101-83 on Saturday night to close a memorable month.
Pistons Hang On, Edge BucksDec 30Monta Ellis led all scorers with 30 points, but missed a game-tying shot with seconds remaining.
Parker, Spurs Hand Mavs Sixth Straight LossDec 30Tony Parker scored 21 points and had nine assists to guide the Spurs to a 111-86 victory.
Thomas, Kings Rout CelticsDec 30Isaiah Thomas scored 27 points to help the Kings hand the Celtics their third straight loss.