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Brandon Knight Attacks With A Hoop and Harm

Brandon Knight Attacks With A Hoop and Harm

dimemag.com Updated Jan 1, 2013
Brandon Knight attacks the Sacramento Kings’ defense with some hoop and harm action.
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  • Nuggets stop Clips' team-best win streak at 17

    Nuggets stop Clips' team-best win streak at 17

    ESPN.com Jan 1, 2013
    Danilo 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.
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  • Carmelo Anthony Banks In Three-Pointer At The Buzzer Off Of A B…

    Carmelo Anthony Banks In Three-Pointer At The Buzzer Off Of A Broken Play

    dimemag.com Jan 1, 2013
    J.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.
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  • J.R. Smith Hustles For The Steal And Assist

    J.R. Smith Hustles For The Steal And Assist

    dimemag.com Jan 1, 2013
    J.R. Smith hustles for the steal and passes the rock to Amar’e Stoudemire who hammers in the one-handed slam.
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  • Amar’e Stoudemire gets standing O, struggles in season debut as…

    Amar’e Stoudemire gets standing O, struggles in season debut as Blazers beat Knicks (VIDEO)

    After 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…
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  • Vince Carter Throws Down A Put Back Slam

    Vince Carter Throws Down A Put Back Slam

    dimemag.com Jan 1, 2013
    Vince 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.
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  • Andre Iguodala Dribbles, Drives And Dunks.

    Andre Iguodala Dribbles, Drives And Dunks.

    dimemag.com Jan 1, 2013
    Andre Iguodala gets the green light from Willie Green as Iguodala easily drives around him and finishes with a slam.
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  • JaVale McGee Hammers in Alley-Oop Dunk

    JaVale McGee Hammers in Alley-Oop Dunk

    dimemag.com Jan 1, 2013
    The 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.
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  • Smith, Horford pace Hawks past lowly Hornets

    Smith, Horford pace Hawks past lowly Hornets

    ESPN.com Jan 1, 2013
    Josh 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.
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  • Pistons hold off Kings' rally for third straight win

    Pistons hold off Kings' rally for third straight win

    CNNSI.com Jan 1, 2013
    Pistons hold off Kings' rally for third straight win
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  • Detroit's Villanueva ejected for flagrant foul

    Detroit's Villanueva ejected for flagrant foul

    nba.com Jan 1, 2013
    Charlie Villanueva has been ejected from Detroit's game against Sacramento for a flagrant foul in the second quarter.
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  • Mavs end six-game skid with win over Wizards

    Mavs end six-game skid with win over Wizards

    ESPN.com Jan 1, 2013
    Vince 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.
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  • Nuggets' Lawson sidelined by Achilles strain

    Nuggets' Lawson sidelined by Achilles strain

    ESPN.com nba.com CNNSI.com Jan 1, 2013
    Denver Nuggets guard Ty Lawson was ruled out of Tuesday night's game against the Los Angeles Clippers because of a left Achilles' tendon strain.
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  • Stingy defense big reason for Warriors' turnaround

    Stingy defense big reason for Warriors' turnaround

    nba.com Jan 1, 2013
    Since 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.
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  • Rubio won't travel with Wolves to Denver or Utah

    Rubio won't travel with Wolves to Denver or Utah

    CNNSI.com nba.com Jan 1, 2013
    MINNEAPOLIS (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.
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  • C's Bradley set for return; Rondo questionable

    C's Bradley set for return; Rondo questionable

    ESPN.com Jan 1, 2013
    Avery Bradley set for return, Rajon Rondo questionable for Celtics.
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  • Nets score franchise-record-low 5 points in 3rd quarter of blow…

    Nets score franchise-record-low 5 points in 3rd quarter of blowout loss to Spurs

    yahoo.com Jan 1, 2013
    On 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 d
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  • Let's Follow Through

    Let's Follow Through

    CNNSI.com Jan 1, 2013
    Should 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.
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  • Bobcats snap 18-game losing streak with road win over ‘swagger-…

    Bobcats snap 18-game losing streak with road win over ‘swagger-less’ Bulls

    yahoo.com Jan 1, 2013
    How 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…
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  • 10 NBA Questions That Will Be Answered In 2013

    10 NBA Questions That Will Be Answered In 2013

    dimemag.com Jan 1, 2013
    Two 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 questions
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  • A Historic Performance Still Couldn’t Beat LeBron, Miami; Paul …

    A Historic Performance Still Couldn’t Beat LeBron, Miami; Paul George Is Unleashed

    dimemag.com Jan 1, 2013
    Hopefully 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-squa
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  • Daily Dime: Heat get back on track

    Daily Dime: Heat get back on track

    ESPN.com Jan 1, 2013
    LeBron James finished the best year of his life in winning fashion, writes Michael Wallace.
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  • Video - Smith Leads Hawks Past Hornets 01:02

    Smith Leads Hawks Past Hornets

    Jan 1
    Josh Smith scores 23 points and grabs 13 boards in Hawks' 95-86 win over Hornets.
  • Video - Pistons Win Third Straight 01:14

    Pistons Win Third Straight

    Jan 1
    Despite Charlie Villanueva getting ejected after flagrant foul on Isaiah Thomas, Pistons hold on for the 103-97 victory over Kings.
  • Video - Knicks' Fall Short In Amare's' Debut 01:19

    Knicks' Fall Short In Amare's' Debut

    Jan 1
    Despite 45 points from Carmelo Anthony, Knicks fall to the Blazers for their fifth loss in eight games.
  • Video - Mavericks Snap Six-Game Skid 01:05

    Mavericks Snap Six-Game Skid

    Jan 1
    Vince Carter led all scorers with 23 points as the Mavericks defeated the Wizards 103-94.

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