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Nuggets stop Clips' team-best win streak at 17Danilo Gallinari led six Nuggets players in double figures with 17 points, and Denver stopped the Clippers' franchise-record 17-game winning streak with a 92-78 victory Tuesday night.Share Tweet
Carmelo Anthony Banks In Three-Pointer At The Buzzer Off Of A Broken PlayJ.R. Smith loses the ball but Carmelo Anthony recovers it and sinks in a three-pointer to close the half in tonight’s matchup between the New York Knicks and Portland Trail Blazers. Anthony had 45 points in this contest.Share Tweet
J.R. Smith Hustles For The Steal And AssistJ.R. Smith hustles for the steal and passes the rock to Amar’e Stoudemire who hammers in the one-handed slam.Share TweetAfter missing the first 30 games of the 2012-13 season following left knee surgery, Amar'e Stoudemire returned to NBA action on Tuesday night when the New York Knicks took on the Portland Trail Blazers at Madison Square Garden, as Yahoo! Sports NBA colu…Share Tweet
Vince Carter Throws Down A Put Back SlamVince Carter throws down a monster put back slam off of O.J. Mayo’s miss in tonight’s matchup between the Dallas Mavericks and Washington Wizards.Share Tweet
Andre Iguodala Dribbles, Drives And Dunks.Andre Iguodala gets the green light from Willie Green as Iguodala easily drives around him and finishes with a slam.Share Tweet
JaVale McGee Hammers in Alley-Oop DunkThe Denver Nuggets look like lob city tonight as Andre Miller passes the rock to JaVale McGee who hammers in an alley-oop in tonight’s matchup against the Los Angeles Clippers.Share Tweet
Smith, Horford pace Hawks past lowly HornetsJosh Smith scored 10 of his 23 points in the third quarter to lead the Atlanta Hawks to a 95-86 victory over the New Orleans Hornets on Tuesday night.Share Tweet
Pistons hold off Kings' rally for third straight winCNNSI.com Jan 1, 2013Pistons hold off Kings' rally for third straight winShare Tweetnba.com Jan 1, 2013Charlie Villanueva has been ejected from Detroit's game against Sacramento for a flagrant foul in the second quarter.Share Tweet
Mavs end six-game skid with win over WizardsVince Carter scored 23 points, O.J. Mayo and Darren Collison each added 15 to help the Mavericks break their six-game losing streak with a 103-94 win over the Wizards on Tuesday night.Share TweetDenver Nuggets guard Ty Lawson was ruled out of Tuesday night's game against the Los Angeles Clippers because of a left Achilles' tendon strain.Share Tweet
Stingy defense big reason for Warriors' turnaroundnba.com Jan 1, 2013Since Tim Hardaway, Mitch Richmond and Chris Mullin captivated the Bay Area in the "Run TMC" days of the early 1990s, the Golden State Warriors have been known for scoring a lot of points and giving up even more.Share TweetMINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio will not travel with the team for a two-game road trip to Utah and Denver this week because of back spasms.Share TweetAvery Bradley set for return, Rajon Rondo questionable for Celtics.Share Tweet
Nets score franchise-record-low 5 points in 3rd quarter of blowout loss to Spursyahoo.com Jan 1, 2013On some level, it's fitting that the Brooklyn Nets capped their disastrous December by setting a franchise record for offensive failure. After all, a month that began with boundless excitement over a red-hot 11-4 start - excitement that has completely dShare Tweet
Let's Follow ThroughCNNSI.com Jan 1, 2013Should the Clippers stop showboating so much? Do the Mavericks need to start protecting Dirk Nowitzki? Ben Golliver discusses his Western Conference New Year's Resolutions.Share Tweetyahoo.com Jan 1, 2013How did you celebrate the end of 2012? Raising a glass of champagne, putting on a sweet hat and blowing into a noisemaker, maybe? That sounds pretty sweet, but I'm guessing it wasn't quite as sweet as getting your first taste of victory in more than a m…Share Tweet
10 NBA Questions That Will Be Answered In 2013Two months of NBA action is in the books and the good tidings of the New Year is upon us. Both NBA conferences have surprised, inspired and baffled us with various storylines in 2012. Now it’s time to look ahead to some of the more intriguing questionsShare Tweet
A Historic Performance Still Couldn’t Beat LeBron, Miami; Paul George Is UnleashedHopefully you didn’t start throwing back cold ones too early in anticipation of the holiday yesterday, or else you probably missed some really good basketball. Case in point the battle in Florida between the Magic and Heat, which felt like an intra-squaShare Tweet
Daily Dime: Heat get back on trackLeBron James finished the best year of his life in winning fashion, writes Michael Wallace.Share Tweet
Smith Leads Hawks Past HornetsJan 1Josh Smith scores 23 points and grabs 13 boards in Hawks' 95-86 win over Hornets.
Pistons Win Third StraightJan 1Despite Charlie Villanueva getting ejected after flagrant foul on Isaiah Thomas, Pistons hold on for the 103-97 victory over Kings.
Knicks' Fall Short In Amare's' DebutJan 1Despite 45 points from Carmelo Anthony, Knicks fall to the Blazers for their fifth loss in eight games.
Mavericks Snap Six-Game SkidJan 1Vince Carter led all scorers with 23 points as the Mavericks defeated the Wizards 103-94.