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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.Upvote Share Tweet
Bucks' Ellis, Jennings hold off late Magic runMonta 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.Upvote 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Cunningham's season high ignites WolvesDante 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.Upvote 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.Upvote 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Stealing The Show: Kyrie Irving scored 35 points, including 13 in th…CNNSI.com Updated Feb 2, 2013Kyrie 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.Upvote Share Tweet
With owner Robert Pera trading star Rudy Gay to Toronto Raptors, Memphis Grizzlies down to bear necessitiesThe 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 notUpvote Share TweetThe Chicago Bulls will be without at least two starters against the Atlanta Hawks.Upvote 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Ainge: Celtics, Oden hold exploratory meetingThe Boston Celtics met with free-agent center Greg Oden on Saturday, according to president of basketball operations Danny Ainge.Upvote Share TweetMavericks coach Rick Carlisle was fined $25,000 by the NBA on Saturday for criticizing the officiating after Dallas' loss to Golden State.Upvote 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.Upvote Share Tweet
'Kobe the Scorer' morphs into 'Kobe the Passer'nba.com Updated Feb 2, 2013For 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.Upvote Share TweetThe Atlanta Hawks have signed guard Jannero Pargo to a second 10-day contract.Upvote Share Tweet
NBA Players Association Tells Its Corrupt Boss To Go Awaydeadspin.com Updated Feb 2, 2013NBAPA 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Back as starter, Gasol helps Lakers top WolvesPau 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Taj Gibson’s Rack AttackTaj 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Carmelo Anthony Dupes his DefenderCarmelo 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Jeff Green Puts on a Clinic Against the MagicJeff 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…Upvote Share Tweet
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.