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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.
Bucks' Ellis, Jennings hold off late Magic runUpdated Feb 2 Share TweetMonta 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.Share TweetTim 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.
Cunningham's season high ignites WolvesUpdated Feb 2 Share TweetDante 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.Share TweetRicky 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.Share TweetAmar'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.
Stealing The Show: Kyrie Irving scored 35 points, including 13 in th…Updated Feb 2 Share TweetKyrie 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.Source: CNNSI.com
With owner Robert Pera trading star Rudy Gay to Toronto Raptors, Memphis Grizzlies down to bear necessitiesUpdated Feb 2 Share TweetThe 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 notShare TweetThe Chicago Bulls will be without at least two starters against the Atlanta Hawks.Share TweetLos 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.
Ainge: Celtics, Oden hold exploratory meetingUpdated Feb 2 Share TweetThe Boston Celtics met with free-agent center Greg Oden on Saturday, according to president of basketball operations Danny Ainge.Share TweetMavericks coach Rick Carlisle was fined $25,000 by the NBA on Saturday for criticizing the officiating after Dallas' loss to Golden State.Share TweetDallas 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.
'Kobe the Scorer' morphs into 'Kobe the Passer'Updated Feb 2 Share TweetFor 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.Source: nba.comShare TweetThe Atlanta Hawks have signed guard Jannero Pargo to a second 10-day contract.
NBA Players Association Tells Its Corrupt Boss To Go AwayUpdated Feb 2 Share TweetNBAPA 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…Source: deadspin.com
Back as starter, Gasol helps Lakers top WolvesUpdated Feb 2 Share TweetPau 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.
Taj Gibson’s Rack AttackUpdated Feb 2 Share TweetTaj 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.
Carmelo Anthony Dupes his DefenderUpdated Feb 2 Share TweetCarmelo 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…
Jeff Green Puts on a Clinic Against the MagicUpdated Feb 2 Share TweetJeff 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…
Timberwolves Snap SkidFeb 2The Timberwolves broke a six-game losing streak with a 115-86 win against the Hornets.
Knicks Dominate Kings By 39 PointsFeb 2Knicks drain 19 3-pointers en route to fourth straight win.
Irving's Big Game Fuels CavaliersFeb 2Kevin Durant scored 32 points, but Kyrie Irving countered with 35 of his own to lead the Cavaliers past the Thunder 115-110.
Short-handed Bulls Cruise Past HawksFeb 2With 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.