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Bulls win 3rd in row, cool off Melo-less Knicks

Bulls win 3rd in row, cool off Melo-less Knicks

ESPN.com Updated Dec 8, 2012
Marco Belinelli and Luol Deng scored 22 points apiece as the Chicago Bulls beat the Knicks 93-85 on Saturday night, snapping New York's five-game winning streak.
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  • Garnett, Green lead way as Celtics rout Sixers

    Garnett, Green lead way as Celtics rout Sixers

    ESPN.com Dec 8, 2012
    Kevin Garnett scored 19 points, Jeff Green added 16, and the Boston Celtics won the back end of a home-and-home with Philadelphia, beating the 76ers 92-79 on Saturday night.
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  • Anthony Will Sit for a Second Straight Game

    Anthony Will Sit for a Second Straight Game

    nytimes.com Dec 8, 2012
    A deep cut on Carmelo Anthony's left middle finger will keep him out of the Knicks' game Saturday against the Bulls. He hopes to return Sunday night against Denver.
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  • Melo out for Knicks-Bulls with lacerated finger

    Melo out for Knicks-Bulls with lacerated finger

    ESPN.com Dec 8, 2012
    The New York Knicks won't have Carmelo Anthony in the lineup on Saturday.
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  • How Keyon Dooling Ended Up In A Mental Hospital

    How Keyon Dooling Ended Up In A Mental Hospital

    deadspin.com Dec 8, 2012
    In November, David Aldridge wrote about the nervous breakdown Keyon Dooling suffered after he abruptly retired from the NBA just before the season. At 32, Dooling could have played another a few years and made a lot more money on a good Celtics team tha…
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  • Jeremy Lin and Mike D'Antoni to get mixed greetings when they f…

    Jeremy Lin and Mike D'Antoni to get mixed greetings when they face NY Knicks in Garden encores

    nydailynews.com Dec 8, 2012
    It’s not listed as an official date on the schedule, but the Knicks will be holding their version of Old-Home Week when Mike D’Antoni comes back to the Garden this Thursday and Jeremy Lin returns with the Rockets four days later. At the end of their r
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  • Celtics Take Long View on Draft Picks

    Celtics Take Long View on Draft Picks

    nytimes.com Dec 8, 2012
    When the Boston Celtics ended up with back-to-back picks in the first round of the 2012 N.B.A. draft, they had a rare opportunity to draft a player who was ready to contribute right away and one who was more of a project.
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  • Video - Celtics, 76ers Split Home-And-Home 00:46

    Celtics, 76ers Split Home-And-Home

    Dec 8
    Celtics hold 76ers to 28 points in the first half and cruise to the 92-79 win.
  • Video - Bulls Stop Knicks without Carmelo 00:43

    Bulls Stop Knicks without Carmelo

    Dec 8
    Knicks' five-game win streak comes to an end with 93-85 loss to the Bulls.