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Carmelo Anthony returned from a two-game absence with 34 points against his former team, and the New York Knicks beat the Denver Nuggets 112-106 on Sunday night to remain the NBA's lone unbeaten team at home.Upvote Share Tweet
Jennings, Bucks withstand Nets' late rallyBrandon Jennings scored 26 points, Monta Ellis had 24 points and the Milwaukee Bucks withstood Brooklyn's fourth-quarter rally in a 97-88 victory over the Nets on Sunday night.Upvote Share TweetThe NBA fined Boston Celtics forward/center Chris Wilcox $25,000 for making an obscene gesture directed toward fans during Friday's loss in Philadelphia, NBA executive vice president of basketball operations Stu Jackson announced Sunday.Upvote Share Tweet
Clippers' bench puts Raptors away in fourthJamal Crawford led a fourth-quarter rally by the reserves with 16 points and the Los Angeles Clippers defeated Toronto 102-83 on Sunday to win their sixth in a row while handing the Raptors their 10th consecutive road loss.Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Updated Dec 9, 2012Things are going from bad to worse for the struggling Raptors. GM Bryan Colangelo is fed up and Andrea Bargnani seems disinterested. This is a team at a crossroads, says Ben Golliver.Upvote Share TweetBrooklyn Nets coach Avery Johnson admitted Sunday that center Brook Lopez is recovering slower from a mild right foot sprain than the team initially expected.Upvote Share Tweet
Nets' Evans, Knowing Focus Is on Him, Tries to Stay on His Feetnytimes.com Updated Dec 9, 2012A top rebounder, Reggie Evans is also viewed as one of the most shameless floppers. It's a reputation he somewhat embraces, even as he tries to evade scrutiny in this new era of flopping prohibition.Upvote Share Tweet
Mike Woodson making the difference for NY Knicks this seasonnydailynews.com Updated Dec 9, 2012A fast-running 32-11 through Saturday night’s physical loss to the Bulls, that’s what it is. You know what other coach in the league has a record like that over the same half-season in the NBA? Gregg Popovich, because the Spurs are an amazing 36-7 oveUpvote Share Tweet
Stayin' Alive: Behind Tom Thibodeau's stingy defense and solid p…CNNSI.com Updated Dec 9, 2012Behind Tom Thibodeau's stingy defense and solid play from role players filling in in the backcourt, the Bulls won 93-85, ending the Knicks' five-game winning streak.Upvote Share Tweet
Carmelo Drops 34 In ReturnDec 9Knicks improve to 8-0 at home with 112-106 win over the Nuggets.
Nets Lose 4th StraightDec 9Monta Ellis and Brandon Jennings combined for 50 points to lead the Bucks past the Nets 97-88.
Clippers Win 6th StraightDec 9Blake Griffin scored 19 points and recorded nine rebounds to lead the Clippers past the Raptors 102-83.
Wallace Down The LaneDec 9Deron Williams finds Gerald Wallace who drives through the lane for the one-handed slam.
Daily Dime: Lakers tumble againDec 10J.A. Adande on the Lakers outlook after falling to 9-12