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ESPN.com Feb 6, 2013Kevin Garnett scored a season-high 27 points with 10 rebounds, Paul Pierce had 12 points and 11 rebounds, and the Boston Celtics won their fifth straight game by beating the Toronto Raptors 99-95 on Wednesday night.Share TweetESPN.com Feb 6, 2013John Wall had 21 points and nine assists, Trevor Ariza scored 20 points and the Washington Wizards broke the New York Knicks' five-game winning streak with a 106-96 victory on Wednesday night.Share Tweetdeadspin.com Feb 6, 2013The Sixers are five games under .500 and hosting the Indiana Pacers isn't doing the Wells Fargo Center any favors, either. Things are so desperate in Philly that one fan was able to scoop up 18 tickets on stub-hub for $.04. He bought the entire row and …Share Tweet
Lakers’ Pau Gasol out indefinitely with partial right plantar fascia tear, could miss 6 to 8 weeks (VIDEO)Most NBA fans feared the worst as soon as we heard Los Angeles Lakers forward/center Pau Gasol say he "felt a pop" in the plantar fascia (the connective tissue on the sole) of his right foot during the fourth quarter of L.A.'s 92-83 road win o…Share TweetCenter Andrea Bargnani was set to come off the bench for the Toronto Raptors for Wednesday's game against Boston, ending a 26-game injury absence.Share Tweetnytimes.com Feb 6, 2013Rasheed Wallace of the Knicks, who has not played since December, hopes to return to the court in late February.Share Tweet
Pau Gasol ‘felt a pop’ in foot during Lakers W over Nets, will have MRI on plantar fascia strain (VIDEO)On Tuesday afternoon, NBA observers were discussing Pau Gasol's recent suggestion that he could ask the Los Angeles Lakers to deal him this offseason and affirmation that he would not request such a move before the Feb. 21 trade deadline. On Tuesday nig…Share Tweet
Waiting For SupermanCNNSI.com Feb 6, 2013Kobe Bryant closed out the Nets 92-83, but the Lakers lost Pau Gasol in the process. With Kobe already doing all he can, L.A. needs Dwight Howard back soon, says Chris Mannix.Share TweetCNNSI.com Feb 6, 2013Kobe, Lakers topple Nets as Howard, World Peace sitShare Tweetgrantland.com Feb 6, 2013The Celtics are 4-0 without Rajon Rondo and have scored 102.4 points per 100 possessions in that stretch, a mark that would rank 12th overall - about ...Share Tweet
Garnett Leads Celtics To Win Over RaptorsFeb 6Kevin Garnett goes for 27 as Celtics hold off Raptors.
Williams Records 5,000th Assist In WinFeb 6Deron Williams surpassed the 5,000-assist mark and Brook Lopez scored 17 points to lead the Nets to their first win in Detroit since 2006.
Hibbert Leads Pacers To Fifth Straight WinFeb 6Roy Hibbert records double-double in Pacers 88-69 win over 76ers.
Wizards Snap Knicks' Five-Game Win StreakFeb 6Trevor Ariza and Martell Webster each drain five 3-pointers to lead Wizards to 106-96 win over Knicks.