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Bobcats top Pistons for 2nd win in 21 games

Bobcats top Pistons for 2nd win in 21 games

ESPN.com Updated Jan 6, 2013
Kemba Walker had 20 points and seven assists, Ben Gordon scored 18 points and the Charlotte Bobcats beat the Detroit Pistons 108-101 in overtime Sunday night for just their second win in 21 games.
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  • Mavs request waivers on Douglas-Roberts

    Mavs request waivers on Douglas-Roberts

    nba.com CNNSI.com Jan 6, 2013
    The Dallas Mavericks have requested waivers on guard Chris Douglas-Roberts after he spent only two weeks on their roster.
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  • LeBron-led Heat rule boards, quiet Wizards

    LeBron-led Heat rule boards, quiet Wizards

    ESPN.com Jan 6, 2013
    LeBron James scored 24 points and the Miami Heat had an edge in rebounding for a change Sunday to beat the woeful Washington Wizards 99-71.
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  • Dirk questions Mavs: Can't build around hope

    Dirk questions Mavs: Can't build around hope

    ESPN.com Jan 6, 2013
    With the Dallas Mavericks' 12-season playoff streak in serious jeopardy, star forward Dirk Nowitzki expressed strong doubt about the front office's plan for the franchise's future, even wondering whether it'd be in the Mavs' best interests to trade him.
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  • Westbrook-Durant duo overwhelms Raptors

    Westbrook-Durant duo overwhelms Raptors

    ESPN.com Jan 6, 2013
    Russell Westbrook scored 23 points, Kevin Durant had 22 and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Toronto Raptors 104-92 on Sunday.
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  • Cavaliers waive forward Samardo Samuels

    Cavaliers waive forward Samardo Samuels

    nba.com Jan 6, 2013
    The Cavaliers have waived forward Samardo Samuels.
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  • Russell Westbrook Maintains Control After Contact and Finishes …

    Russell Westbrook Maintains Control After Contact and Finishes the Tough Bucket

    dimemag.com Jan 6, 2013
    After a superb sequence of ball movement by the Oklahoma City Thunder, Russell Westbrook shows off his speedy drive to the hoop as he banks in a shot off the glass after contact in today’s matchup against the Toronto Raptors.
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  • Amir Johnson Throws Down Monster Dunk

    Amir Johnson Throws Down Monster Dunk

    dimemag.com Jan 6, 2013
    Jose Calderon feeds Amir Johnson who rolls out of the pick and roll and throws down a monster slam in today’s matchup between the Toronto Raptors and Oklahoma City Thunder.
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  • The Rockets Suspended Royce White, Who Apparently Wasn't Alread…

    The Rockets Suspended Royce White, Who Apparently Wasn't Already Suspended

    The Rockets suspended Royce White today for "refusing to provide services" required by his contract, something that White has been staunchly refusing to do roughly since the season began. He's spent the last few months on the inactive list aft…
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  • Bulls sign guard Daequan Cook

    Bulls sign guard Daequan Cook

    nba.com ESPN.com Jan 6, 2013
    Guard Daequan Cook has signed with the Chicago Bulls.
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  • Timberwolves' Love fractures right hand again

    Timberwolves' Love fractures right hand again

    ESPN.com Jan 6, 2013
    The injury-riddled Minnesota Timberwolves lost star forward Kevin Love to a broken right hand for the second time this season when an MRI confirmed the injury on Saturday.
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  • Clips slam Warriors for 12th straight home win

    Clips slam Warriors for 12th straight home win

    ESPN.com Jan 6, 2013
    Chris Paul had 27 points and nine assists, Blake Griffin added 20 points and the Los Angeles Clippers set a franchise record with their 12th straight home victory, 115-89 over the Golden State Warriors on Saturday night.
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  • Cuban questions officiating again after loss

    Cuban questions officiating again after loss

    ESPN.com Jan 6, 2013
    With his team eight games under .500 for the first time since his first few months as the Dallas Mavericks' owner, Mark Cuban is firing away at one of his favorite targets: NBA officials.
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  • Paul Pierce Leads Boston Back From The Dead; Carmelo Anthony Er…

    Paul Pierce Leads Boston Back From The Dead; Carmelo Anthony Erupts In Disney World

    dimemag.com Jan 6, 2013
    Boston had every right to lose this game. They didn’t get into Atlanta until 4 a.m., and they fell behind big in the first half. By the second quarter, the Hawks’ announcers were asking, “Lets blow ‘em outta the building. Whadda ya say?” Lou Wil
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  • Parker, Spurs rebound with drubbing of Sixers

    Parker, Spurs rebound with drubbing of Sixers

    ESPN.com Jan 6, 2013
    Tony Parker had 20 points and Manu Ginobili added 19 and the San Antonio Spurs routed the Philadelphia 76ers 109-86 on Saturday.
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  • Gallinari scores 26 as Nuggets silence Jazz

    Gallinari scores 26 as Nuggets silence Jazz

    ESPN.com Jan 6, 2013
    Danilo Gallinari scored 26 points and the Denver Nuggets rebounded from a rare home loss to beat the Utah Jazz 110-91 on Saturday night.
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  • Video - Thunder Top Raptors With Strong Second Half 00:59

    Thunder Top Raptors With Strong Second Half

    Jan 6
    Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook combined for 45 points in the Thunder's 104-92 win.
  • Video - Nuggets Finish Off Lakers 01:04

    Nuggets Finish Off Lakers

    Jan 6
    Despite a career-tying 26 rebounds from Dwight Howard, Nuggets top Lakers for their fifth win in seven games.

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    Jan 7
    The Lakers' latest loss reveals a team not headed for a quick turnaround, J.A. Adande writes.