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Durant, Thunder halt Blazers' home win streak

Durant, Thunder halt Blazers' home win streak

ESPN.com nba.com Updated Jan 13, 2013
Kevin Durant had 33 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder snapped Portland's nine-game winning streak at the Rose Garden with an 87-83 victory over the Trail Blazers on Thursday night.
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  • Nuggets use late run to race past Warriors

    Nuggets use late run to race past Warriors

    ESPN.com Jan 13, 2013
    Danilo Gallinari scored 21 points, Ty Lawson had 20, and the Denver Nuggets rallied to beat the Golden State Warriors 116-105 on Sunday night for their season-high fifth straight win.
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  • Knicks Stars' Latest Move: Changing Their Diets

    Knicks Stars' Latest Move: Changing Their Diets

    nytimes.com Jan 13, 2013
    Amar'e Stoudemire decided to become a vegan this past fall, and Carmelo Anthony is coming off a 15-day fast.
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  • Spurs dump Wolves to up home win streak

    Spurs dump Wolves to up home win streak

    ESPN.com Jan 13, 2013
    Tony Parker scored 20 points to lead the San Antonio in a 106-88 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Sunday night, extending the Spurs' home winning streak to 12 games.
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  • Howard returns to Lakers' starting lineup

    Howard returns to Lakers' starting lineup

    nba.com ESPN.com CNNSI.com Jan 13, 2013
    Dwight Howard is back in the Los Angeles Lakers' starting lineup after missing three games with a right shoulder injury.
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  • D-Will, Johnson help Nets rally past Pacers

    D-Will, Johnson help Nets rally past Pacers

    ESPN.com Jan 13, 2013
    Deron Williams had 22 points and nine assists, Joe Johnson scored 20 points and the Brooklyn Nets rallied from 12 points down in the third quarter to beat the Indiana Pacers 97-86 Sunday night.
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  • Ginobili leaves game with strained hamstring

    Ginobili leaves game with strained hamstring

    nba.com Jan 13, 2013
    Manu Ginobili sustained a left hamstring strain late in the first half of the Spurs game against Minnesota and will not return. His status beyond Sunday's game has yet to be determined.
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  • Man Performs Feat Even More Incredible Than Making A Half-Court…

    Man Performs Feat Even More Incredible Than Making A Half-Court Shot For $1,000

    deadspin.com Jan 13, 2013
    No one will ever confuse me with Nate Silver, but I have to think attempting a half-court shot and having the ball firmly wedge itself between the backboard and the rim is much, much further down the list of likely outcomes than "made shot." More »
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  • Bucks rally from 20 down to overcome Raptors

    Bucks rally from 20 down to overcome Raptors

    ESPN.com Jan 13, 2013
    Brandon Jennings had 19 points and 10 assists and the Bucks rallied from a 20-point first quarter deficit to beat Toronto 107-96 on Sunday.
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  • Carmelo Anthony Went On Another Fast Has Been Fasting For 15 Da…

    Carmelo Anthony Went On Another Fast Has Been Fasting For 15 Days, Is Now Giving Up

    deadspin.com Jan 13, 2013
    Two seasons ago, when Carmelo Anthony was still playing for Denver, Ball Don't Lie's Kelly Dwyer pulled some averages from a 12-game stretch of the Nuggets' season: More »
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  • Carmelo Anthony Cashes In A Tough Shot

    Carmelo Anthony Cashes In A Tough Shot

    dimemag.com Jan 13, 2013
    Tyson Chandler launches a quick outlet pass to Carmelo Anthony who drives, fakes and banks it in, drawing the foul in today’s matchup between the New York Knicks and New Orleans Hornets.
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  • Tyson Chandler Feeds J.R. Smith

    Tyson Chandler Feeds J.R. Smith

    dimemag.com Jan 13, 2013
    Tyson Chandler feeds J.R. Smith with an inside pass for the reverse layup in today’s matchup between the New York Knicks and New Orleans Hornets.
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  • Jason Kidd Bounce Passes To Chris Copeland

    Jason Kidd Bounce Passes To Chris Copeland

    dimemag.com Jan 13, 2013
    Jason Kidd leads the fast break and hooks up a bounce pass to Chris Copeland for a dunk in today’s matchup between the New York Knicks and New Orleans Hornets.
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  • Amar’e Stoudemire’s Quick Move To The Hoop

    Amar’e Stoudemire’s Quick Move To The Hoop

    dimemag.com Jan 13, 2013
    Amar’e Stoudemire makes a quick move on Jason Smith as he hustles to the baseline, goes underneath the basket and lays in the bucket in today’s matchup between the New York Knicks and New Orleans Hornets.
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  • Melo's big second quarter helps Knicks end skid

    Melo's big second quarter helps Knicks end skid

    ESPN.com Jan 13, 2013
    Carmelo Anthony scored 18 of his 27 points in the second quarter, and the Knicks ended their three-game skid with a 100-87 win over the Hornets on Sunday.
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  • James Harden Goes Behind-The-Back And Between-The-Legs

    James Harden Goes Behind-The-Back And Between-The-Legs

    dimemag.com Jan 13, 2013
    James Harden hits Jrue Holiday with a behind the back, between the legs, high-caliber move to the basket in last night’s game between the Houston Rockets and Philadelphia 76ers.
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  • On The Move?: Rudy Gay has dominated the rumor mill of late, bu…

    On The Move?: Rudy Gay has dominated the rumor mill of late, bu…

    CNNSI.com Jan 13, 2013
    Rudy Gay has dominated the rumor mill of late, but a potential deal is riddled with complications. Rob Mahoney examines what might be holding up the Grizz from dealing their star.
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  • James Harden Crossover Gives Jrue Holiday Whiplash

    James Harden Crossover Gives Jrue Holiday Whiplash

    deadspin.com Jan 13, 2013
    The Philadelphia 76ers beat the Houston Rockets 107-100 last night and oh, who cares? Do yourself a favor: skip to the :09 mark of this video and watch in slow motion how James Harden crosses up Jrue Holiday. Looks pretty bad, right? Now go back to the …
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  • DeMarcus Cousins Escapes The Double Team And Throws It Down

    DeMarcus Cousins Escapes The Double Team And Throws It Down

    dimemag.com Jan 13, 2013
    Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins escapes Heat defenders LeBron James and Udonis Haslem and throws down the reverse dunk.
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  • LeBron James Throws A 360-Degree Pass

    LeBron James Throws A 360-Degree Pass

    dimemag.com Jan 13, 2013
    Toes pointed, legs straight, ball over head, LeBron James elevates for a beautiful 360-degree spin into a pass to Mario Chalmers who throws down the three-point basket in tonight’s matchup between the Miami Heat and Sacramento Kings.
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  • Chalmers hits 10 3s as Heat coast past Kings

    Chalmers hits 10 3s as Heat coast past Kings

    ESPN.com Jan 13, 2013
    Mario Chalmers had career highs with 10 3-pointers and 34 points to lead the Miami Heat to a 128-99 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Saturday night.
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  • A LeBron James Skip Pass Leads To A Dwyane Wade Slam

    A LeBron James Skip Pass Leads To A Dwyane Wade Slam

    dimemag.com Jan 13, 2013
    Dwyane Wade throws down a monster slam off of a skip pass in transition from LeBron James in tonight’s matchup between the Miami Heat and Sacramento Kings.
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  • John Wall Is Finally Back; The No. 1 Team In America Loses

    John Wall Is Finally Back; The No. 1 Team In America Loses

    dimemag.com Jan 13, 2013
    It’s a new day in Washington, D.C. They finally have a real basketball team. In last night’s 93-83 win over Atlanta, John Wall played for the first time this season to a standing ovation. Then he went out and put in 14 points and four dimes in 20 minu
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  • Video - Nuggets Run Past Warriors For Fifth Straight Win 00:57

    Nuggets Run Past Warriors For Fifth Straight Win

    Jan 13
    Wilson Chandler returns from injury to contribute 14 points off the bench in Nuggets' 116-105 win over Warriors.
  • Video - Nets Win 6th Straight 00:59

    Nets Win 6th Straight

    Jan 13
    Deron Williams scored 22 points and recorded nine assists to lead the Nets past the Pacers 97-86.
  • Video - Melo Leads Knicks Past Hornets 00:56

    Melo Leads Knicks Past Hornets

    Jan 13
    Carmelo Anthony scored 27 points in the Knicks' 100-87 win over the Hornets.
  • Video - Lakers Notch First Win Of 2013 01:12

    Lakers Notch First Win Of 2013

    Jan 13
    Dwight Howard posts a double-double in return from injury, helping Lakers snap six-game slide with 113-93 win over Cavs.

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    Jan 14
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