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Warriors' Curry sets new season 3-point record

Warriors' Curry sets new season 3-point record

CNNSI.com Updated Apr 17, 2013
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- Golden State's Stephen Curry set a record for 3-pointers in a season when he hit his 270th in the second quarter of the Warriors' game Wednesday night against the Trail Blazers.
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  • Celtics back on court, offer tribute to victims

    Celtics back on court, offer tribute to victims

    nba.com CNNSI.com Apr 17, 2013
    With Neil Diamond's "Sweet Caroline" playing over the loudspeakers and scores of Toronto Raptors fans showing their support, the Boston Celtics returned to the court for their first game since the bombing attack at the Boston Marathon.
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  • Friend of Ray Allen's among those hurt in marathon

    Friend of Ray Allen's among those hurt in marathon

    nba.com Apr 17, 2013
    If he was still a member of the Celtics, Ray Allen knows exactly where he would have been when a pair of explosions rocked the Boston Marathon.
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  • Only One Title Matters (and It’s Not Scoring)

    Only One Title Matters (and It’s Not Scoring)

    Before Knicks fans get too excited about Carmelo Anthony’s first scoring title, note that the N.B.A.’s leading scorer has rarely played for the league champion.
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  • Friend of Heat's Allen hurt in marathon bombings

    Friend of Heat's Allen hurt in marathon bombings

    CNNSI.com Apr 17, 2013
    MIAMI (AP) -- Heat guard Ray Allen says a friend of his family was among those who lost a leg in Monday's explosions at the Boston Marathon, and that another friend owned the restaurant that employed the 29-year-old woman who was killed in the blasts.
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  • Just in Time, a Veteran Joins the Knicks

    Just in Time, a Veteran Joins the Knicks

    nytimes.com Apr 17, 2013
    Quentin Richardson has been through a lot in his N.B.A. career, but on Wednesday he dealt with a new situation: Joining a team just before its regular-season finale.
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  • Rasheed Wallace retires again, won’t play for Knicks during pla…

    Rasheed Wallace retires again, won’t play for Knicks during playoffs

    Rasheed Wallace came back from four months on the shelf - the first 2 1/2 due to what the New York Knicks termed a "stress reaction" in his left foot and the last six weeks after undergoing surgery to repair a broken bone in the foot - on Monday night
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  • Section 15: Time With the Grandchildren

    Section 15: Time With the Grandchildren

    nytimes.com Apr 17, 2013
    Bennie M. Ginyard, of South Ozone Park, Queens, likes to bring her grandchildren to Barclays Center to watch the Nets and grab a Nathan’s hot dog.
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  • 10 Tiers Of The Best NBA Players 25 Years Old Or Younger

    10 Tiers Of The Best NBA Players 25 Years Old Or Younger

    dimemag.com Apr 17, 2013
    As much as I enjoy watching LeBron James at the peak of his NBA powers, as much as I enjoy watching the veteran Celtics come together since Rajon Rondo went down, as fun as it is to watch Carmelo Anthony drop 35-plus night after night en-route to his fi…
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  • NBA TV to premiere Dr. J documentary during The Finals

    NBA TV to premiere Dr. J documentary during The Finals

    nba.com Apr 17, 2013
    NEW YORK -- As NBA fans prepare to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Philadelphia 76ers' 1983 title, the team's leader, Julius "Dr. J" Erving, will be the next subject in the award-winning NBA TV Originals franchise when the network presen…
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  • 'Inside the Playbook' NBA Playoffs Preview: Knicks, Celtics, He…

    'Inside the Playbook' NBA Playoffs Preview: Knicks, Celtics, Heat, and Bucks

    grantland.com Apr 17, 2013
    In preparation for the NBA playoffs, this is the first of four entries breaking down one key play or action central to the success of each playoff-bou...
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  • Video - Rasheed Wallace Retires 02:59

    Rasheed Wallace Retires

    Apr 17
    ESPNNewYork.com's Ian Begley discusses Rasheed Wallace's decision to retire from the NBA.
  • Video - Durant To Sit, Melo Will Win Scoring Title 01:11

    Durant To Sit, Melo Will Win Scoring Title

    Apr 17
    Thunder forward Kevin Durant will not play in the regular-season finale, meaning Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony will win his first NBA scoring title.
  • Video - Hot Button: Will The Bulls Beat The Nets? 01:24

    Hot Button: Will The Bulls Beat The Nets?

    Apr 17
    Flip Saunders discusses whether he thinks the Bulls can defeat the Nets in the first round of the playoffs.
  • Video - Knicks Hold On To Top Hawks 98-92 00:50

    Knicks Hold On To Top Hawks 98-92

    Apr 17
    Knicks win to clinch best record in 16 seasons.

Sports Columnists

  • Gutierrez: Key players to watch in East

    Apr 17
    Who has the most to prove in these playoffs? Israel Gutierrez examines each East series.
  • Phil Jackson 'itching' to return to NBA as either coach or executive, sour…

    Apr 17
    After nearly two seasons in retirement, Phil Jackson has become increasingly interested in working in the NBA next season, according to sources familiar with his thinking.