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Rondo's injury sends shockwaves through C's

Rondo's injury sends shockwaves through C's

ESPN.com CNNSI.com nba.com deadspin.com Updated Jan 27, 2013
Season-ending ACL tear leaves Celtics guard, teammates, foes reeling
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  • Dirk passes Iverson on scoring list in Mavs' win

    Dirk passes Iverson on scoring list in Mavs' win

    ESPN.com Jan 27, 2013
    Shawn Marion scored 18 points in his 1,000th game, Dirk Nowitzki also had 18 while passing Allen Iverson on the career scoring list and the Dallas Mavericks beat the Phoenix Suns 110-95 Sunday night.
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  • 'Melo hits Knicks' record nine threes, sinks Hawks

    'Melo hits Knicks' record nine threes, sinks Hawks

    CNNSI.com Jan 27, 2013
    'Melo hits Knicks' record nine threes, sinks Hawks
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  • Carmelo goes for 42 as Knicks outlast Hawks

    Carmelo goes for 42 as Knicks outlast Hawks

    ESPN.com Jan 27, 2013
    Carmelo Anthony tied a franchise record with nine 3-pointers, then converted a go-ahead, three-point play with 12.5 seconds left to cap a 42-point night and lead the New York Knicks to a 106-104 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Sunday.
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  • Anderson drains seven 3-pointers to lift Hornets

    Anderson drains seven 3-pointers to lift Hornets

    ESPN.com Jan 27, 2013
    Ryan Anderson scored 22 points, connecting on seven 3-pointers, and the New Orleans Hornets beat the Memphis Grizzlies 91-83 on Sunday.
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  • Knight nets 31 points to power Pistons by Magic

    Knight nets 31 points to power Pistons by Magic

    ESPN.com Jan 27, 2013
    Brandon Knight had a career-high 31 points, including five 3-pointers, and Greg Monroe scored 17 points and the Detroit Pistons ended a two-game losing streak with a 104-102 win over the Orlando Magic on Sunday.
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  • Kobe, Nash take over as Lakers top Thunder

    Kobe, Nash take over as Lakers top Thunder

    ESPN.com Jan 27, 2013
    Kobe Bryant had 21 points, 14 assists and nine rebounds, Steve Nash added seven of his 17 points in the final 5 1/2 minutes, and the Los Angeles Lakers held off the NBA-leading Oklahoma City Thunder 105-96 Sunday.
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  • Now What?: The Celts rallied for a 100-98 double-OT win over……

    Now What?: The Celts rallied for a 100-98 double-OT win over…

    CNNSI.com Jan 27, 2013
    The Celts rallied for a 100-98 double-OT win over the Heat. But with Rajon Rondo being out the rest of the year with a torn ACL, Ian Thomsen says Boston's outlook has changed.
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  • Pierce helps Celtics outlast Heat in double OT

    Pierce helps Celtics outlast Heat in double OT

    ESPN.com Jan 27, 2013
    Paul Pierce hit a go-ahead jumper with 31 seconds left and the Boston Celtics beat the Miami Heat 100-98 in double overtime Sunday after learning that All-Star point guard Rajon Rondo was out for the season with a knee injury.
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  • LeBron James Throws a No-Look Alley-Oop to Dwyane Wade

    LeBron James Throws a No-Look Alley-Oop to Dwyane Wade

    dimemag.com Jan 27, 2013
    LeBron James throws a long no-look alley-oop to Dwyane Wade.The post LeBron James Throws a No-Look Alley-Oop to Dwyane Wade appeared first on Dime Magazine (dimemag.com) : Daily NBA News, NBA Trades, NBA Rumors, Basketball Videos, Sneakers.
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  • Jeff Green Puts Chris Bosh on a Poster

    Jeff Green Puts Chris Bosh on a Poster

    dimemag.com deadspin.com Jan 27, 2013
    Jeff Green soars over Chris Bosh and puts him on a poster.The post Jeff Green Puts Chris Bosh on a Poster appeared first on Dime Magazine (dimemag.com) : Daily NBA News, NBA Trades, NBA Rumors, Basketball Videos, Sneakers.
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  • Welcome Back, Ray: It's Ray Allen's 16th trip to Boston as an o…

    Welcome Back, Ray: It's Ray Allen's 16th trip to Boston as an oppone…

    CNNSI.com Jan 27, 2013
    It's Ray Allen's 16th trip to Boston as an opponent, but his first as a former Celtic. Can the future Hall of Famer help the Heat take down his ex-team on their home court? Follow the action.
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  • Kyrie Irving and Gerald Henderson nail game-winning three-point…

    Kyrie Irving and Gerald Henderson nail game-winning three-pointers in two completely different ways (VIDEO)

    yahoo.com Jan 27, 2013
    The NBA enjoyed two game-winning three-pointers on Saturday night, and while the execution of these two different plays couldn’t have been better, and the results were the same, the ways that the Cleveland Cavaliers and Charlotte Bobcats went about gett
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  • Blake Griffin’s Monster Dunk Over Nicolas Batum

    Blake Griffin’s Monster Dunk Over Nicolas Batum

    dimemag.com Jan 27, 2013
    Blake Griffin flies over Nicolas Batum and throws down a monster dunk.The post Blake Griffin’s Monster Dunk Over Nicolas Batum appeared first on Dime Magazine (dimemag.com) : Daily NBA News, NBA Trades, NBA Rumors, Basketball Videos, Sneakers.
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  • Batum's triple-double helps Blazers slip Clippers

    Batum's triple-double helps Blazers slip Clippers

    ESPN.com Jan 27, 2013
    Nicolas Batum had 20 points, 10 rebounds and a career-high 12 assists for his second triple-double in a week and the Portland Trail Blazers handed the Los Angeles Clippers their fourth straight loss with a 101-100 victory on Saturday night.
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  • Jrue Holiday Destroys The Knicks; Kyrie Irving Breaks Toronto’s…

    Jrue Holiday Destroys The Knicks; Kyrie Irving Breaks Toronto’s Heart

    dimemag.com Jan 27, 2013
    The NBA All-Star Game is a showcase normally reserved for the great players who actually win games, and yet we haven’t heard one complaint about how Jrue Holiday is going to Houston next month. He’s been so good this season (remember, this cat is stil
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  • Jamal Crawford Makes Wesley Matthews A Victim Of His Crossover

    Jamal Crawford Makes Wesley Matthews A Victim Of His Crossover

    dimemag.com Jan 27, 2013
    Jamal Crawford hits Wesley Matthews with a beautiful crossover and speeds passed him for the bucket.The post Jamal Crawford Makes Wesley Matthews A Victim Of His Crossover appeared first on Dime Magazine (dimemag.com) : Daily NBA News, NBA Trades, NBA R…
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  • Nuggets post 71 points in 1st half, wallop Kings

    Nuggets post 71 points in 1st half, wallop Kings

    ESPN.com Jan 27, 2013
    Ty Lawson scored 26 points, Andre Iguodala had 20 and the Denver Nuggets used a strong first three quarters to rout the Sacramento Kings 121-93 on Saturday night.
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  • Video - Pistons Hold Off Redick, Magic 01:01

    Pistons Hold Off Redick, Magic

    Jan 27
    Magic fall to Pistons despite eight 3-pointers and 31 points from J.J. Redick.
  • Video - Hornets Battle Past Grizzlies 00:47

    Hornets Battle Past Grizzlies

    Jan 27
    Ryan Anderson drains seven 3-pointers and 22 points off the bench to lead Hornets to 91-83 win over Grizzlies.
  • Video - Amar'e Stoudemire's One-Handed Jam 00:08

    Amar'e Stoudemire's One-Handed Jam

    Jan 27
    Raymond Felton finds Amar'e Stoudemire who finishes with the dunk.
  • Video - Josh Smith Ferocious Slam 00:09

    Josh Smith Ferocious Slam

    Jan 27
    Hawks on the break and Josh Smith finishes with the one-handed dunk.

Sports Columnists

  • Ian Thomsen: Celtics spoil Allen's return, must regroup after losing Rondo

    Jan 27
    BOSTON -- A roar went up for Rajon Rondo in the second overtime of what his teammates hoped would be their breakthrough win of this troubled season. Rondo was sitting in a corner of the arena near the players' exit in his winter coat with a scarf around…
  • Adande: Kobe Bryant brings a new approach to floundering franchise

    Jan 27
    With Kobe Bryant channeling his inner Magic Johnson, have the Lakers found the right formula? Or is this fancy passing just a passing fancy? J.A. Adande explores.
  • Daily Dime: Don't bury Rondo-less Celtics

    Jan 27
    Bring out the skepticism, the trade rumors and the shovels. But don't assume the Celtics to change who they've become even with the Rondo loss, Brian Windhorst writes.