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James Harden scored a career-high 46 points and Jeremy Lin added 29 as the Houston Rockets mounted a furious fourth-quarter comeback for a 122-119 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Wednesday night.Upvote Share Tweet
Turning It On: The Pacers' offense showed up in style in their 1…CNNSI.com Updated Feb 20, 2013The Pacers' offense showed up in style in their 125-91 blowout of the East rival Knicks. Indiana isn't known for its scoring, but that's what's clicking right now, says Rob Mahoney.Upvote Share Tweet
Knocked-Down Knicks: There's no end in sight for the Knicks' recent st…CNNSI.com Updated Feb 20, 2013There's no end in sight for the Knicks' recent struggles. Paul George scored 27 points as Indiana handed East rival New York a 125-91 loss for the Knicks' fourth loss in five games.Upvote Share Tweet
NBA Trade Rumors: Brooklyn Nets Want Paul Pierce, Make Terrible OfferI guess you can’t hurt the Brooklyn Nets for trying. Like pretty much every other team in the NBA, they believe that their standing would be enhanced significantly by the presence of Paul Pierce in their lineup. Add to that the fact that whether they arUpvote Share Tweet
NBA Trade Rumors Roundup: The Top 5 Stories Before The DeadlineWith the NBA’s trade deadline less than 24 hours away from arriving, trade rumors are rampant around the league. Here are the 5 biggest stories we’re tracking. *** *** *** 5. THE NEW YORK KNICKS WON’T BUDGE The Knicks’ rise this season was fast, bUpvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Updated Feb 20, 2013When the Los Angeles Lakers take the court on Wednesday night to play their longtime rivals, the Boston Celtics, in their first game after the death of Dr. Jerry Buss, they'll do so wearing special jersey patches honoring the late legendary owner. The t…Upvote Share Tweet
NBA Trade Rumors: Oklahoma City Thunder Discussing Kendrick Perkins DealAccording to NBA trade rumors, the Phoenix Suns have been one of the most active teams heading into tomorrow’s NBA trade deadline. There have been pieces floating around the internet that they’ve been discussing moving Jermaine O’Neal to the KnicksUpvote Share Tweet
Sources: Rondo available but trade unlikelyBoston Celtics guard Rajon Rondo, who had season-ending knee surgery a week ago, is available for a trade by Thursday's deadline, league sources tell ESPN's Chris Broussard.Upvote Share TweetRudy Gay had a pretty nice homecoming on Tuesday night, as the Baltimore native scored 24 points, grabbed eight rebounds and snagged three steals in leading the Toronto Raptors to a 96-88 victory over the Washington Wizards at the Verizon Center in D.C.…Upvote Share TweetAs one of the disappointing cornerstones of the Brooklyn Nets, Joe Johnson has received his fair share of negative criticism this season, and not just after being dragged into ridiculous arguments about LeBron James. Yet, despite his 42.7 percent mark f…Upvote Share TweetDanilo Gallinari and Ty Lawson each scored 26 points to help the Denver Nuggets snap a three-game losing streak by beating the Boston Celtics 97-90 Tuesday night.Upvote Share Tweet
Nets Hold Off Bucks, 97-94Feb 20Big fourth quarter lifts Nets past Bucks.
Pacers Take Laugher Over KnicksFeb 20Pacers outscore Knicks by 34 points, handing New York their third straight loss.
PTI Big Finish February 20thFeb 20PTI runs down Wednesday's top stories.
Grizzlies Claw Past Raptors, 88-82Feb 20Grizzlies snap Raptors' winning streak.
Adande: Lakers-Celtics game just can't compare to a passing greatFeb 20The Celtics-Lakers game felt secondary to everything after the death of Jerry Buss.