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Matthews 3 buries Celtics, snaps Blazers' skid

Matthews 3 buries Celtics, snaps Blazers' skid

ESPN.com Updated Feb 24, 2013
Wesley Matthews had 24 points, including a clutch 3-pointer with less than a minute to go, and the Trail Blazers snapped their longest losing streak of the season at seven games with a 92-86 win over the Celtics on Sunday night.
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  • Anthony scores 29 as Knicks snap 4-game skid

    Anthony scores 29 as Knicks snap 4-game skid

    ESPN.com Feb 24, 2013
    Carmelo Anthony scored 29 points, Amare Stoudemire had a season-high 22, and the New York Knicks snapped their longest losing streak of the season at four games by beating the Philadelphia 76ers 99-93 on Sunday night.
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  • Grizzlies win 7th straight as Nets stumble

    Grizzlies win 7th straight as Nets stumble

    ESPN.com Feb 24, 2013
    Zach Randolph had 16 points and 14 rebounds, Marc Gasol scored 14 points and the Memphis Grizzlies won their seventh straight game, 76-72 over the Brooklyn Nets on Sunday night.
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  • Section 15: Linsanity, Brooklyn Style

    Section 15: Linsanity, Brooklyn Style

    nytimes.com Feb 24, 2013
    A couple of Jeremy Lin fans have different reasons for rooting against the Nets at Barclays Center.
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  • Watch LeBron James Get Swatted and Tossed out of Bounds by … Sp…

    Watch LeBron James Get Swatted and Tossed out of Bounds by … Spencer Hawes?

    dimemag.com Feb 24, 2013
    To head off the trolls, let me start by saying that I am fully aware that the Miami Heat rolled my Sixers last night in Philly and that the beating was spearheaded by LeBron James and his effortless triple-double. Trust me, I would take Ws over singular…
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  • Up To The Task?: Carmelo Anthony has carried the Knicks for mos…

    Up To The Task?: Carmelo Anthony has carried the Knicks for most o…

    CNNSI.com Feb 24, 2013
    Carmelo Anthony has carried the Knicks for most of the season, but they'll need better play from their other star to contend, says Chris Mannix, who examines New York's second-half outlook.
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  • Nets' Johnson (heel) to miss 2nd straight game

    Nets' Johnson (heel) to miss 2nd straight game

    ESPN.com Feb 24, 2013
    Brooklyn Nets shooting guard Joe Johnson will miss his second straight game on Sunday night against the Memphis Grizzlies due to a sore left heel, the team announced.
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  • Dwyane Wade Passes A Scoring Milestone; An Indiana All-Star Mak…

    Dwyane Wade Passes A Scoring Milestone; An Indiana All-Star Makes His Season Debut

    dimemag.com Feb 24, 2013
    Without drama, how can you even get excited? That’s how we felt watching the Heat roll over Philly last night, doing it so effortlessly in the second half that not even Andrew Bynum‘s new haircut could get us going. In the Heat’s 114-90 win, the thi
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  • Video - Grizzlies Win Seventh Straight 01:09

    Grizzlies Win Seventh Straight

    Feb 24
    All five Grizzlies starters scored in double figures en route the defeating the Nets 76-72.
  • Video - No Love Lost As Knicks Down 76ers 01:19

    No Love Lost As Knicks Down 76ers

    Feb 24
    Amar'e Stoudemire scored a season-high 22 points to help guide the Knicks past the 76ers.
  • Video - Matthews, Trail Blazers Dispatch Celtics 01:12

    Matthews, Trail Blazers Dispatch Celtics

    Feb 24
    Wesley Matthews scored 24 points, including a clutch 3-pointer, to power the Trail Blazers past the Celtics.

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