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Rondo flubs final shot as Sixers top Celts in OT

Rondo flubs final shot as Sixers top Celts in OT

ESPN.com Updated Dec 7, 2012
Evan Turner had 26 points and 10 rebounds and Thaddeus Young added 17 points and 12 rebounds to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to a 95-94 overtime win over the Boston Celtics on Friday night.
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  • Madison Square Garden owner James Dolan's offseason moves to le…

    Madison Square Garden owner James Dolan's offseason moves to let go of Jeremy Lin and sign Raymond Felton are looking good so fa

    nydailynews.com Dec 7, 2012
    Maybe one of these days James Dolan will get around to explaining his reasons for waving goodbye to Jeremy Lin and signing off on acquiring Raymond Felton.
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  • Lee drops 30 as Warriors extend Nets' skid

    Lee drops 30 as Warriors extend Nets' skid

    ESPN.com Dec 7, 2012
    David Lee had 30 points and 15 rebounds, Stephen Curry scored 28 points, and the Golden State Warriors gave coach Mark Jackson a winning return to Brooklyn by beating the Nets 109-102 on Friday night.
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  • Happy Birthday Larry Bird! The Legend’s Top 5 NBA Highlights

    Happy Birthday Larry Bird! The Legend’s Top 5 NBA Highlights

    dimemag.com Dec 7, 2012
    On this date 56 years ago, a basketball legend was born. Indeed, if you were to craft the perfect all-around basketball player, you would probably start with Mr. Larry Joe Bird. In 13 seasons with the Boston Celtics, Bird blessed fans with his passion, …
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  • Anthony's Pick-and-Roll Scoring Is Effective but Infrequent

    Anthony's Pick-and-Roll Scoring Is Effective but Infrequent

    nytimes.com Dec 7, 2012
    Carmelo Anthony of the Knicks is having a career year as a shooter, even without exploiting his elite ability as a pick-and-roll scorer.
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  • Rasheed Wallace, Captured In One 56-Second Sequence

    Rasheed Wallace, Captured In One 56-Second Sequence

    deadspin.com Dec 7, 2012
    Perhaps lost in the action of last night's Knicks-Heat game was the sequence you see above. Nothing all that exciting happens in these 56 seconds, but they do offer a glimpse at just how wonderfully out of shape and unable to give a fuck Rasheed Wallace…
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  • The 10-man rotation, starring Andrea Bargnani’s iffy future in …

    The 10-man rotation, starring Andrea Bargnani’s iffy future in Toronto

    yahoo.com Dec 7, 2012
    A look around the league and the web that covers it. It's also important to note that the rotation order and starting nods aren't always listed in order of importance. That's for you, dear reader, to figure out. C: SportsNet. Holly MacKenzie tells us th…
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  • Melo questionable for Saturday against Chicago

    Melo questionable for Saturday against Chicago

    ESPN.com Dec 7, 2012
    Carmelo Anthony's status for the New York Knicks' game against the Chicago Bulls on Saturday is uncertain due to a laceration on the middle finger of his left hand.
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  • Section 15: A Midwesterner Visits Brooklyn

    Section 15: A Midwesterner Visits Brooklyn

    nytimes.com Dec 7, 2012
    The Off the Dribble team was interested in learning about Nets fans now that the team is in Brooklyn. David Ison, a Kansas City transplant living in Yonkers, took his future stepson to Section 15.
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  • The Misfit Knicks Stole The Show Last Night

    The Misfit Knicks Stole The Show Last Night

    There were two things that were remarkable about last night's New York-Miami game, a 112-92 victory for the antique Knicks. The first, predictably, was LeBron James, who put up 18 points, five rebounds, and seven assists in the first two quarters-a perf
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  • Bulls' Hamilton hopes he won't miss a month

    Bulls' Hamilton hopes he won't miss a month

    ESPN.com Dec 7, 2012
    In his first comments since tearing the plantar fascia in his left foot in a game against the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday, Chicago Bulls guard Richard Hamilton said Friday he was originally told he would be out about four weeks.
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  • TNT’s Marv Albert gave us a shoutout while talking about Rashee…

    TNT’s Marv Albert gave us a shoutout while talking about Rasheed Wallace’s technicals (VIDEO)

    yahoo.com Dec 7, 2012
    We loved it when Rasheed Wallace dusted off his time-honored catchphrase against the New Orleans Hornets a couple of weeks back. We thought it a little absurd - but perhaps appropriately so; it's Sheed, after all - when the New York Knicks big man was
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  • Raymond Felton And Steve Novak Deep-Six The Heat; Latest Pau Ga…

    Raymond Felton And Steve Novak Deep-Six The Heat; Latest Pau Gasol Trade Rumors Pair Him With Kevin Love

    dimemag.com Dec 7, 2012
    Holy three-point shooting, Knicks. Of all the places to go on a heat check that lasted a whole half, the Heat’s own court was the backdrop of New York’s statement win Thursday night by handing LeBron, Wade and Bosh their worst home loss together, 112-
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  • We Went There: Knicks-Heat in Miami

    We Went There: Knicks-Heat in Miami

    grantland.com Dec 7, 2012
    For most of the year, Miami is for Lamborghini-driving Argentines and frat bros with barbed-wire tats at Wet Willie's. But for a brief, fragile window...
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  • Video - Warriors Hand Nets Their Third Straight Loss 01:02

    Warriors Hand Nets Their Third Straight Loss

    Dec 7
    David Lee and Stephen Curry combine for 58 points in Warriors' 109-102 win over Nets.
  • Video - 76ers Top Celtics In OT 01:12

    76ers Top Celtics In OT

    Dec 7
    Evan Turner leads 76ers to win over Celtics in OT.
  • Video - Fluke Performance? 05:57

    Fluke Performance?

    Dec 7
    Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless debate whether the Knicks' win over the Heat was a fluke.
  • Video - Jazz Roll By Raptors 00:50

    Jazz Roll By Raptors

    Dec 7
    Eight Jazz reach double-digit points in 131-99 win over Raptors.

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