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Nets sink season-high 16 3s, knock off NuggetsUpdated Feb 13 Share Tweet
Joe Johnson scored 26 points, including five 3-pointers, C.J Watson added 25 points and five 3s, and the Brooklyn Nets avoided another second-half meltdown with a 119-108 victory over the Denver Nuggets on Wednesday night.
Share TweetKevin Garnett scored eight of his 12 points in the fourth quarter and added 11 rebounds, and the Boston Celtics overcame poor shooting to beat the Chicago Bulls 71-69 Wednesday night.Share TweetAlan Anderson scored 26 points in one of the few good offensive performances for either team, and the Toronto Raptors beat the New York Knicks 92-88 on Wednesday night for their fourth straight victory.
Who’s Better: Stephen Curry Or Jrue Holiday?Updated Feb 13 Share TweetWhile others are busy arguing over who the best young point guard in the league is, we spend our time watching everyone because they all have something extra to offer. And while Stephen Curry and Jrue Holiday aren’t household names the way D Rose and CPSource: dimemag.com
Celtics' Rondo undergoes surgery to repair ACLUpdated Feb 13 Share TweetBoston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo underwent surgery to repair a tear in his right ACL on Tuesday, according to Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge.
Anthony Randolph’s missed dunk face is the best missed dunk faceUpdated Feb 13 Share TweetEarly in the second quarter of the Denver Nuggets' 109-108 loss to the Toronto Raptors on Tuesday night - a game decided in the closing seconds by Rudy Gay's second game-winning basket in the last three games for the Canucks - Nuggets forward/longtimeSource: yahoo.comShare TweetLast Friday night, things broke a little differently. Rudy Gay was red-hot down the stretch, scoring 17 points in the fourth quarter and overtime to erase what had been an 11-point Indiana Pacers lead; it seemed only fitting that he'd raise up and drain…
Section 15: A Soccer Fan TransformedUpdated Feb 13 Share TweetThe Knicks convinced Tim Glover to become a basketball fan, but the atmosphere at Barclays Center has lured him and his son to Nets games this season.Source: nytimes.com
DeMar DeRozan Dunks on Timofey Mozgov’s FaceUpdated Feb 13 Share TweetTimofey Mozgov, the man whose very name is synonymous with getting obliterated with highlight reel dunks, caught a real beauty last night from the Raptors’ DeMar DeRozan. As we said in Smack, “from now on, whenever Mozgov gets dunked on like this, sinSource: dimemag.com
What We Do (But Mostly Don't) Know About the Boston CelticsUpdated Feb 13 Share TweetThe Celtics have one game left before the All-Star break, and you gotta imagine it can't come soon enough. After playing the Bulls tonight, Kevin Garn...Source: grantland.com
Raptors Shut Down Knicks, CarmeloFeb 13Raptors hold Carmelo Anthony to 5-of-24 shooting and pick up their fourth straight win.
Joe Johnson Guides Short-Handed Nets Past NuggetsFeb 13Playing without Deron Williams, Joe Johnson scores 26 points and the Nets drain 16 3-pointers en route to 119-108 win over Nuggets.
Celtics Win Low-Scoring AffairFeb 13Kevin Garnett scores eight of his 12 points in the fourth quarter of Celtics' 71-69 win over Bulls.
The Nuggets: Contenders?Feb 13Now that the hard part of Denver's schedule is over, are they another solid West team, or among the elite?
Ian Thomsen: More than just a shooter, Redick should be in demand at deadl…Feb 13J.J. Redick, who has become a desired player in advance of the upcoming trade deadline, remembers interviewing with Celtics president Danny Ainge before the 2006 draft. Both had been All-America shooting guards -- Ainge at BYU in 1980-81, Redick more re…
The Sports Guy's readers sound off on PEDsFeb 13The readers weigh in on one of sports' biggest issues.