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Masked LeBron nets 31 as Heat roll Knicks

Masked LeBron nets 31 as Heat roll Knicks

ESPN.com Updated Feb 27
James scores 31 in a mask, Heat roll Knicks 108-82
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  • Jason Collins meets with Shepard's parents

    Jason Collins meets with Shepard's parents

    nba.com Feb 27
    Jason Collins played the final eight minutes of a blowout win. Rarely has he been prouder of a performance.
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  • Ten Before Tip: NBA news from Thursday

    Ten Before Tip: NBA news from Thursday

    nba.com Feb 27
    ? Nets forward Kevin Garnett will be in the lineup tonight despite playing in the loss at Portland on Wednesday. Garnett, 38, has been held out of some back-to-back games but the blowout loss to the Trail Blazers was a motivation to play against Denver.…
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  • LeBron James Debuts Microfiber Batman Mask

    LeBron James Debuts Microfiber Batman Mask

    dimemag.com Feb 27
    After breaking his nose against the Thunder a week ago, LeBron James has returned to the court wearing a black microfiber mask tonight against the visiting Knicks. The mask’s color is the same as the BANE allusion ‘Bron made on IG, but as the TNT crew s…
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  • LeBron (broken nose) draws start vs. Knicks

    LeBron (broken nose) draws start vs. Knicks

    ESPN.com Feb 27
    LeBron James started Thursday night for the Miami Heat, his first game since suffering a broken nose against the Oklahoma City Thunder last week.
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  • Here's Rapper Fabolous Dry Snitching On Raymond Felton's Infide…

    Here's Rapper Fabolous Dry Snitching On Raymond Felton's Infidelity

    deadspin.com Feb 27
    New York Knicks point guard Raymond Felton has had a rough go of it lately. His ex-wife, Ariane Raymondo-Felton filed for divorce on February 18. Six days later, she turned in a gun she said she found in her home to police. New York doesn't play that, a…
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  • The Top 5 Candidates For NBA Executive of the Year

    The Top 5 Candidates For NBA Executive of the Year

    dimemag.com Feb 27
    While the players receive all of the attention on the court, it is the general managers who construct the teams off the court, in hopes of leading their organizations to great success. Without these executives, it is difficult to fathom how professional…
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  • Dime Q&A: Tyson Chandler On The Struggling Knicks & His…

    Dime Q&A: Tyson Chandler On The Struggling Knicks & His NBA Mount Rushmore

    dimemag.com Feb 27
    Despite facing team adversity through much of the season, New York Knicks former All-Star center Tyson Chandler remains positive. After landing in Miami on Wednesday night for the team’s matchup against the Heat on Thursday, Chandler took the time to sp…
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  • NBA Unveils New “Latin Nights” Uniforms For Spurs, Heat, Lakers…

    NBA Unveils New “Latin Nights” Uniforms For Spurs, Heat, Lakers, Bulls & Knicks

    dimemag.com Feb 27
    The NBA has announced its plans for the “Latin Nights” program this year–titled Noches éne•bé•a (eh-nay-bay-ah). It will feature seven games, starting with March 2 between Chicago and New York. On the same day, Carmelo Anthony will help kick off the fes…
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  • SI Now: Felton in less trouble than originally believed

    SI Now: Felton in less trouble than originally believed

    CNNSI.com Feb 27
    Will Raymond Felton get off easy? The Knicks point guard's gun charges could be a lot worse.
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  • Stephen Curry’s UA Anatomix Spawn “The Zone” PEs Celebrate MSG …

    Stephen Curry’s UA Anatomix Spawn “The Zone” PEs Celebrate MSG Return

    dimemag.com Feb 27
    Tomorrow night, Stephen Curry returns to Madison Square Garden for the first time since lighting the Knicks up for 54 points last year. To celebrate, Under Armour is releasing limited edition PEs of this colorway–dubbed the Anatomix Spawn “The Zone”–to …
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  • Reebok Classic Unveils Super Limited “Banner Question” For Alle…

    Reebok Classic Unveils Super Limited “Banner Question” For Allen Iverson

    dimemag.com Feb 27
    Today, Reebok Classic announced they’re releasing a super limited edition sneaker called the Banner Question to honor Allen Iverson‘s jersey retirement. The shoe, a new colorway of the iconic Question Mid, will be released on March 14 at select retailer…
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  • Blazers win fourth straight with 44-point rout

    Blazers win fourth straight with 44-point rout

    ESPN.com Feb 27
    Will Barton had a season-high 20 points and career-high 11 rebounds, providing a spark off the bench for the short-handed Portland Trail Blazers in a 124-80 rout of the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday night.
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  • Video - LeBron, Heat Keep Knicks Falling 01:31

    LeBron, Heat Keep Knicks Falling

    Feb 27
    In LeBron James' first game since breaking his nose, he scored 31 points and the Heat handed the Knicks their fourth-straight loss.
  • Video - NBA Top Plays 00:47

    NBA Top Plays

    Feb 27
    Check out the top plays from the night in the NBA.
  • Video - Nets Bounce Back Against Nuggets 01:02

    Nets Bounce Back Against Nuggets

    Feb 27
    Mike Mazzeo breaks down the Nets' 112-89 win over the Nuggets.
  • Video - Nets Trounce Nuggets 01:14

    Nets Trounce Nuggets

    Feb 27
    Paul Pierce led all scorers with 18 points as the Nets defeated the Nuggets 112-89.

Sports Columnists

  • Chicago Bulls, Cleveland Cavs both interested in Jimmer Fredette, sources …

    Feb 27
    The Chicago Bulls are closing in on the signing of former Sacramento Kings guard Jimmer Fredette, according to sources close to the process.