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Knicks' Carmelo Anthony needs to shoot more and make more to be…

Knicks' Carmelo Anthony needs to shoot more and make more to beat Indiana Pacers

If you stood outside Bankers Life Fieldhouse on South Delaware St. on a picture-perfect Mother’s Day morning and looked through the big viewing windows, down onto the Pacers’ practice court, you saw the oddest sight. You saw Carmelo Anthony shooting t
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  • Manu Ginobili Breaks Harrison Barnes’ Ankles With A Behind-The-…

    Manu Ginobili Breaks Harrison Barnes’ Ankles With A Behind-The-Back Dribble

    dimemag.com May 12, 2013
    There are a few reasons this move would never find its way onto our list of the 20 greatest crossovers ever. One, it wasn’t really a crossover… rather a behind-the-back shake move. And most importantly, it didn’t end in a bucket. Too bad because Man
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  • Jarrett Jack helps Warriors even series with Spurs

    Jarrett Jack helps Warriors even series with Spurs

    CNNSI.com May 12, 2013
    Jarrett Jack can delight and frustrate a fan base, sometimes in the same game. Sunday, it was all elation as he led the Warriors to a 97-87 win over the Spurs, says Phil Taylor.
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  • Grizzlies Owner Tweets About Marc Gasol: The Most Interesting B…

    Grizzlies Owner Tweets About Marc Gasol: The Most Interesting Basketball Player In The World

    dimemag.com May 12, 2013
    Remember that time when Memphis’ former star, Rudy Gay, morphed into the Dos Equis man to lure fans into voting for him for the All-Star Game? Back then, he was only being marketed as the most interesting man in the NBA, so in that regard, Marc Gasol mi
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  • Durant says he can do more to help Thunder

    Durant says he can do more to help Thunder

    ESPN.com May 12, 2013
    Kevin Durant has done more of everything for the Oklahoma City Thunder since Russell Westbrook was lost for the rest of the season with a knee injury after Game 2 of the Thunder's first round series against the Houston Rockets.
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  • Warriors charge past Spurs to knot series at 2

    Warriors charge past Spurs to knot series at 2

    Stephen Curry scored 22 on an injured left ankle, Harrison Barnes had 26 points and 10 rebounds, and the Golden State Warriors rallied past the San Antonio Spurs 97-87 in overtime Sunday to even the Western Conference semifinal at two games apiece.
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  • Danny Green Floats & Throws Down A Putback Dunk On Stephen …

    Danny Green Floats & Throws Down A Putback Dunk On Stephen Curry’s Head

    dimemag.com May 12, 2013
    This isn’t even the best putback dunk of the week, thanks to Iman Shumpert. It’s more surprising than anything, coming from Danny Green and the Spurs. Nice boxout, Stephen Curry. Are the Spurs winning the West? For breaking news, rumors, exclusive con
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  • Grizzlies remember blown 2-1 lead vs OKC in '11

    Grizzlies remember blown 2-1 lead vs OKC in '11

    nba.com May 12, 2013
    Zach Randolph remembers blowing a 22-point lead in the second quarter. For Tony Allen, the play that stands out came when Russell Westbrook threw a left-handed pass jumping out of bounds to James Harden for a crucial 3-pointer in the first overtime.
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  • Bulls' Deng, Hinrich uncertain for Game 4

    Bulls' Deng, Hinrich uncertain for Game 4

    ESPN.com May 12, 2013
    The playing statuses for Chicago Bulls forward Luol Deng and guard Kirk Hinrich have not been determined for Monday night's Game 4 against the Miami Heat as the duo is still considered day to day, coach Thibodeau said Sunday.
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  • NBA fines Bulls' Thibodeau 35K for criticizing refs

    NBA fines Bulls' Thibodeau 35K for criticizing refs

    CNNSI.com ESPN.com nba.com May 12, 2013
    NBA fines Bulls' Thibodeau 35K for criticizing refs
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  • Battle Scarred: It's been a back-and-forth series highlighted b…

    Battle Scarred: It's been a back-and-forth series highlighted by …

    CNNSI.com May 12, 2013
    It's been a back-and-forth series highlighted by injuries, but the Spurs can take a commanding 3-1 lead with a win. Can the Warriors fight them off in front of an avid Oracle crowd?
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  • The Maloofs Still Want Nothing To Do With Sacramento

    The Maloofs Still Want Nothing To Do With Sacramento

    deadspin.com May 12, 2013
    The Maloofs recently announced they have a "Plan B" up their sleeves if the NBA does not approve the latest offer made by the Seattle-based ownership group with whom they have been negotiating the sale of the Sacramento Kings: they're going to…
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  • No Knick Can Stop Roy Hibbert

    No Knick Can Stop Roy Hibbert

    dimemag.com May 12, 2013
    Roy Hibbert had one of the more disappointing seasons in the NBA this year, regressing in a lot of ways on offense. That wasn’t a problem last night in Indiana’s Game 3 win over New York. He went for a playoff career-high 24 points and 12 boards. Whoâ
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  • Reggie Jackson Does His Best Russell Westbrook Interpretation &…

    Reggie Jackson Does His Best Russell Westbrook Interpretation & Puts Together Nasty Highlights

    dimemag.com May 12, 2013
    Reggie Jackson might be the only person alive who doesn’t miss Russell Westbrook, and while OKC is struggling to cop with it, he’s been doing what he can. In the Thunder’s Game 3 loss, Jackson posted 16 points and 10 boards and had a few of the game
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  • LeBron James and Miami Heat are most compelling team to watch i…

    LeBron James and Miami Heat are most compelling team to watch in sports

    nydailynews.com May 12, 2013
    It doesn't matter whether you love the Miami Heat or hate them. You watch them. They are the team in professional sports, at least in this country, to talk the most about. People still call the Yankees the Evil Empire. They’re not, they don’t generate
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  • Video - Barnes Soars Past The Spurs 00:12

    Barnes Soars Past The Spurs

    May 12
    Draymond Green finds Harrison Barnes, who finishes with the one-handed slam.
  • Video - Warriors Gaining Confidence 02:35

    Warriors Gaining Confidence

    May 12
    Jalen Rose, Magic Johnson, Michael Wilbon and Bill Simmons break down the Warriors first OT playoff win since 1976.
  • Video - Warriors Dominate In OT To Even Series 01:32

    Warriors Dominate In OT To Even Series

    May 12
    Harrison Barnes scored 26 points, and the Warriors outscored the Spurs 13-3 in overtime to tie the series 2-2.
  • Video - Curry After Warriors' Game 4 Win 00:39

    Curry After Warriors' Game 4 Win

    May 12
    Stephen Curry scored 22 points in the Warriors' 97-87 win over the Spurs.

Sports Columnists

  • Ian Thomsen: Heat feeling more comfortable in how to attack Bulls

    May 12
    CHICAGO -- The Heat sound as if they've learned enough hard lessons from the Bulls. It's time to stop bracing for Chicago's physical play and to start instigating.
  • Ian Thomsen: Hibbert's toughness leads Pacers to Game 3 win over Knicks

    May 12
    Size matters. In every other game, at least.