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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.
Anthony scores 29 as Knicks snap 4-game skidUpdated Feb 24 Share TweetCarmelo 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.
Grizzlies win 7th straight as Nets stumbleUpdated Feb 24 Share TweetZach 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.
Section 15: Linsanity, Brooklyn StyleUpdated Feb 24 Share TweetA couple of Jeremy Lin fans have different reasons for rooting against the Nets at Barclays Center.Source: nytimes.comShare TweetTo 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…Source: dimemag.com
Up To The Task?: Carmelo Anthony has carried the Knicks for most o…Updated Feb 24 Share TweetCarmelo 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.Source: CNNSI.comShare TweetBrooklyn 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.
Dwyane Wade Passes A Scoring Milestone; An Indiana All-Star Makes His Season DebutUpdated Feb 24 Share TweetWithout 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 thiSource: dimemag.com
Grizzlies Win Seventh StraightFeb 24All five Grizzlies starters scored in double figures en route the defeating the Nets 76-72.
No Love Lost As Knicks Down 76ersFeb 24Amar'e Stoudemire scored a season-high 22 points to help guide the Knicks past the 76ers.
Matthews, Trail Blazers Dispatch CelticsFeb 24Wesley Matthews scored 24 points, including a clutch 3-pointer, to power the Trail Blazers past the Celtics.
Sources -- Oklahoma City Thunder trying to bring back Derek FisherFeb 25The Oklahoma City Thunder are preparing to re-sign veteran guard Derek Fisher, according to sources familiar with the Thunder's thinking.
5-on-5: Stretch-run debatesFeb 24Our panel takes aim at some of the biggest debates for the stretch run.