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Rivers: Garnett OK despite injury in Game 2

Rivers: Garnett OK despite injury in Game 2

Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers said center Kevin Garnett suffered something similar to a hip pointer during Tuesday's loss to the New York Knicks in Game 2 of an Eastern Conference first-round series at Madison Square Garden.
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  • Nets' Johnson may miss Game 3 with foot injury

    Nets' Johnson may miss Game 3 with foot injury

    CNNSI.com ESPN.com Apr 24, 2013
    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - Brooklyn Nets guard Joe Johnson might miss Game 3 against Chicago because of a foot injury.
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  • Xavier Silas & The Price To Pay To Make It In The D-League

    Xavier Silas & The Price To Pay To Make It In The D-League

    dimemag.com Apr 24, 2013
    A former Husky from Northern Illinois University, Xavier Silas was one of the best players in the country in 2011, scoring more points than future NBA first-round draft picks MarShon Brooks and Jimmer Fredette. Seemingly at the top of the world, it seem…
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  • Tracking This Year’s NBA Draft Class: The 5 Best Fits For Phill…

    Tracking This Year’s NBA Draft Class: The 5 Best Fits For Philly

    dimemag.com Apr 24, 2013
    Each Wednesday, we’ll be assessing how the top prospects of the 2013 NBA Draft are faring in college and overseas. Stick with us each week for assorted thoughts, including the biggest risers and fallers, the standouts, the sleepers and what we know and
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  • O'Connor: Knicks need J.R. to be 'second man'

    O'Connor: Knicks need J.R. to be 'second man'

    ESPN.com Apr 24, 2013
    Smith hoists Sixth Man hardware but has bigger burden to bear in playoffs
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  • Carmelo Anthony, New York Stage An Incredible Scoring Run; The …

    Carmelo Anthony, New York Stage An Incredible Scoring Run; The Warriors Light It Up; Metta World Peace Is Amazing

    dimemag.com Apr 24, 2013
    At the half of New York’s 87-71 Game 2 win over Boston, Charles Barkley called for Carmelo Anthony to give him more, saying New York doesn’t have enough scorers to have off nights from Anthony and still expect to win. ‘Melo had made just three bucke
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  • We Went There: Celtics-Knicks, Game 2

    We Went There: Celtics-Knicks, Game 2

    grantland.com Apr 24, 2013
    Boston Celtics head coach Doc Rivers sure knows how to make a room full of reporters shift in their seats. "I guess they say 'The series hasn't start...
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  • Video - Everything's good for the Knicks 05:51

    Everything's good for the Knicks

    Apr 24
    The reason behind why the Knicks are up 2-0 on the Celtics heading into Game 3 on Friday.
  • Video - Johnson A Game-Time Decision For Game 3 03:33

    Johnson A Game-Time Decision For Game 3

    Apr 24
    Mike Mazzeo says Nets guard Joe Johnson is listed as a game-time decision for Game 3 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals.
  • Video - Stoudemire's Role In Knicks' Offense 00:54

    Stoudemire's Role In Knicks' Offense

    Apr 24
    Antonio Davis discusses Amar'e Stoudemire's possible return to the Knicks in Round 2 of the playoffs.
  • Video - NBA Rewind 02:23

    NBA Rewind

    Apr 24
    Check out the top action from the past week in the NBA.

Sports Columnists

  • Derrick Rose of Chicago Bulls shouldn't be second-guessed for not playing

    Apr 24
    Those who criticize Derrick Rose for not playing should consider the risk of returning too soon from ACL surgery.