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Bobcats' Kidd-Gilchrist carted off after collision

Bobcats' Kidd-Gilchrist carted off after collision

ESPN.com deadspin.com nba.com Updated Feb 2, 2013
Charlotte Bobcats rookie Michael Kidd-Gilchrist suffered a concussion and will remain hospitalized overnight for observation in Houston after teammate Jeff Taylor collided with him going for a rebound on Saturday night.
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  • Bucks' Ellis, Jennings hold off late Magic run

    Bucks' Ellis, Jennings hold off late Magic run

    ESPN.com Feb 2, 2013
    Monta Ellis scored 21 points and Brandon Jennings had 20 as the Milwaukee Bucks handed the Orlando Magic their ninth straight loss, 107-98 on Saturday night.
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  • Duncan injured in Spurs' win against Wizards

    Duncan injured in Spurs' win against Wizards

    ESPN.com CNNSI.com nba.com Feb 2, 2013
    Tim Duncan sprained his left knee and right ankle in the first half of the San Antonio Spurs' 96-86 victory over the Washington Wizards on Saturday night.
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  • Cunningham's season high ignites Wolves

    Cunningham's season high ignites Wolves

    ESPN.com Feb 2, 2013
    Dante Cunningham scored a season-high 18 points, Nikola Pekovic added 14 and the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the New Orleans Hornets 115-86 on Saturday night to stop their six-game losing streak.
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  • Ricky Rubio Gets Fancy

    Ricky Rubio Gets Fancy

    dimemag.com Feb 2, 2013
    Ricky Rubio goes behind-the-back and overhead to Derrick Williams.The post Ricky Rubio Gets Fancy appeared first on Dime Magazine (dimemag.com) : Daily NBA News, NBA Trades, NBA Rumors, Basketball Videos, Sneakers.
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  • Stoudemire keys Knicks' trouncing of Kings

    Stoudemire keys Knicks' trouncing of Kings

    ESPN.com Feb 2, 2013
    Amar'e Stoudemire was 10 for 10 from the field for 21 points, and the New York Knicks unleashed a 38-4 run on Sacramento in the first half and clobbered the Kings 120-81 on Saturday night for their fourth straight victory.
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  • Stealing The Show: Kyrie Irving scored 35 points, including 13 …

    Stealing The Show: Kyrie Irving scored 35 points, including 13 in th…

    CNNSI.com Feb 2, 2013
    Kyrie Irving scored 35 points, including 13 in the final 2 minutes and 52 seconds, as the Cavaliers stunned Kevin Durant (32 points) and the Thunder 115-110 on Saturday.
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  • With owner Robert Pera trading star Rudy Gay to Toronto Raptors…

    With owner Robert Pera trading star Rudy Gay to Toronto Raptors, Memphis Grizzlies down to bear necessities

    The trading of Rudy Gay off a team that was regarded as a legitimate championship contender was nothing less than a classic salary dump, with Toronto more than willing to take on the almost $45 million in Gay’s remaining salary that Robert Pera did not
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  • Hinrich, Noah still out for Bulls against Hawks

    Hinrich, Noah still out for Bulls against Hawks

    The Chicago Bulls will be without at least two starters against the Atlanta Hawks.
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  • Howard has shoulder therapy; game-time call

    Howard has shoulder therapy; game-time call

    ESPN.com Feb 2, 2013
    Los Angeles Lakers center Dwight Howard flew out of Los Angeles at noon PT on Saturday after undergoing platelet-rich plasma therapy on his ailing right shoulder in the morning.
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  • Ainge: Celtics, Oden hold exploratory meeting

    Ainge: Celtics, Oden hold exploratory meeting

    ESPN.com Feb 2, 2013
    The Boston Celtics met with free-agent center Greg Oden on Saturday, according to president of basketball operations Danny Ainge.
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  • Mavs' Carlisle fined $25K for criticizing officiating

    Mavs' Carlisle fined $25K for criticizing officiating

    nba.com CNNSI.com Feb 2, 2013
    Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle was fined $25,000 by the NBA on Saturday for criticizing the officiating after Dallas' loss to Golden State.
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  • NBA fines Mavs' Carlisle for comments on refs

    NBA fines Mavs' Carlisle for comments on refs

    ESPN.com Feb 2, 2013
    Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle has been fined by the NBA office for his comments criticizing the officiating following Thursday's loss to the Golden State Warriors.
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  • 'Kobe the Scorer' morphs into 'Kobe the Passer'

    'Kobe the Scorer' morphs into 'Kobe the Passer'

    nba.com Feb 2, 2013
    For 17 years, Kobe Bryant has been a supremely confident, ultra-aggressive offensive force who believed that the more he scores, the better the odds the Los Angeles Lakers win.
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  • Hawks' Pargo signed to second 10-day contract

    Hawks' Pargo signed to second 10-day contract

    nba.com ESPN.com Feb 2, 2013
    The Atlanta Hawks have signed guard Jannero Pargo to a second 10-day contract.
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  • NBA Players Association Tells Its Corrupt Boss To Go Away

    NBA Players Association Tells Its Corrupt Boss To Go Away

    deadspin.com Feb 2, 2013
    NBAPA head Billy Hunter, lately revealed to the general public to be a nepotism-loving, watch-gifting union boss in the Tammany style, is on indefinite leave as of yesterday. The NBAPA hired outside counsel, likely in advance of an attempt to oust Hunte…
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  • Back as starter, Gasol helps Lakers top Wolves

    Back as starter, Gasol helps Lakers top Wolves

    ESPN.com Feb 2, 2013
    Pau Gasol had 22 points and 12 rebounds in his return to the starting lineup, and Kobe Bryant nearly had a triple-double in leading the Los Angeles Lakers to a 111-100 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday night.
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  • Taj Gibson’s Rack Attack

    Taj Gibson’s Rack Attack

    dimemag.com Feb 2, 2013
    Taj Gibson attacks and finishes with a big slam.The post Taj Gibson’s Rack Attack appeared first on Dime Magazine (dimemag.com) : Daily NBA News, NBA Trades, NBA Rumors, Basketball Videos, Sneakers.
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  • Carmelo Anthony Dupes his Defender

    Carmelo Anthony Dupes his Defender

    dimemag.com Feb 2, 2013
    Carmelo Anthony drives the baseline, fakes the turn and drives to the basket for the two-handed slam.The post Carmelo Anthony Dupes his Defender appeared first on Dime Magazine (dimemag.com) : Daily NBA News, NBA Trades, NBA Rumors, Basketball Videos, S…
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  • Jeff Green Puts on a Clinic Against the Magic

    Jeff Green Puts on a Clinic Against the Magic

    dimemag.com Feb 2, 2013
    Jeff Green puts on a clinic against the Orlando Magic scoring 17 points, shooting 8-14 from the field.The post Jeff Green Puts on a Clinic Against the Magic appeared first on Dime Magazine (dimemag.com) : Daily NBA News, NBA Trades, NBA Rumors, Basketba…
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  • Video - Timberwolves Snap Skid 00:52

    Timberwolves Snap Skid

    Feb 2
    The Timberwolves broke a six-game losing streak with a 115-86 win against the Hornets.
  • Video - Knicks Dominate Kings By 39 Points 01:01

    Knicks Dominate Kings By 39 Points

    Feb 2
    Knicks drain 19 3-pointers en route to fourth straight win.
  • Video - Irving's Big Game Fuels Cavaliers 01:02

    Irving's Big Game Fuels Cavaliers

    Feb 2
    Kevin Durant scored 32 points, but Kyrie Irving countered with 35 of his own to lead the Cavaliers past the Thunder 115-110.
  • Video - Short-handed Bulls Cruise Past Hawks 01:01

    Short-handed Bulls Cruise Past Hawks

    Feb 2
    With starters Joakim Noah, Carlos Boozer, and Kirk Hinrich all sidelined due to injury, Luol Deng's double-double leads Bulls to 93-76 win over Hawks.