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Curry's triple-double helps Warriors to rout

Curry's triple-double helps Warriors to rout

ESPN.com Updated Feb 28
Stephen Curry had 27 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists in three quarters, Klay Thompson added 25 points, and the Golden State Warriors sent the frustrated New York Knicks to a fifth straight loss with a 126-103 victory Friday night.
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  • The NBA will donate all proceeds from Jason Collins jersey sale…

    The NBA will donate all proceeds from Jason Collins jersey sales to the Matthew Shepard Foundation and GLSEN

    Although Jason Collins hasn't yet been a member of the Brooklyn Nets for a full week, his impact has already been felt around the world of sports and beyond. As the first openly gay player in one of North America's four biggest professional sports leagu…
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  • Former Toronto Raptors GM Bryan Colangelo admits to tanking ...…

    Former Toronto Raptors GM Bryan Colangelo admits to tanking ... or, at least, trying to

    BOSTON — Former Toronto Raptors president and general manager Bryan Colangelo admitted that he attempted to "tank" during the 2011-12 NBA season on Friday. Colangelo's admission came during the Basketball Analytics panel at the 2014 MIT Sloan …
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  • Ten Before Tip: NBA news from Friday

    Ten Before Tip: NBA news from Friday

    nba.com Feb 28
    ? The Suns are suddenly struggling, taking a three-game losing streak into tonight's game against the visiting Pelicans and leading the Grizzlies by just one-half game for the No. 8 spot in the Western Conference. A number of players, notably starting f…
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  • It’s time for the NBA to change its approach when it comes to f…

    It’s time for the NBA to change its approach when it comes to fouling out of overtime games

    yahoo.com Feb 28
    On Thursday night, in one of the more entertaining games of the NBA’s season, the Washington Wizards downed the Toronto Raptors at home by a 134-129 score. The game went into three overtimes, and was punctuated throughout by heady defensive plays on bot…
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  • Celtics' Wallace needs surgery for torn meniscus

    Celtics' Wallace needs surgery for torn meniscus

    ESPN.com Feb 28
    Boston Celtics forward Gerald Wallace has a torn meniscus, which will require surgery to repair, and is expected to end his 2013-14 season.
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  • Ainge checks in with Rondo about skipped trip

    Ainge checks in with Rondo about skipped trip

    ESPN.com Feb 28
    Boston Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge and team captain Rajon Rondo engaged in a lengthy phone conversation Thursday aimed at clearing the air about Rondo's decision to not accompany the team on a trip to Sacramento last weekend.
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  • A 6-Step Guide To Fixing The New York Knicks

    A 6-Step Guide To Fixing The New York Knicks

    dimemag.com Feb 28
    After the Knicks lost to the Mavericks on a Dirk Nowitzki buzzer-beater Monday night, Carmelo Anthony stands at the free throw line at Madison Square with his hands on his knees in disbelief. In that moment you can feel all of the air leave the arena. A…
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  • How The New CBA Destroyed The NBA Trade Deadline

    How The New CBA Destroyed The NBA Trade Deadline

    dimemag.com Feb 28
    In the weeks leading up to the 2014 NBA Trade Deadline, reports were out that NBA insiders expected this to be one of the busiest trade deadlines in recent memory, or more specifically, since the 2011 lockout and the new Collective Bargaining Agreement …
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  • Report: Danny Granger To Sign With Clippers Today

    Report: Danny Granger To Sign With Clippers Today

    dimemag.com Feb 28
    After a last-minute trade between the Pacers and Sixers at the trade deadline, Danny Granger was Philadelphia bound. But the smooth-shooting small forward quickly reached a buyout agreement so he wouldn’t have to slog through Sam Hinkie‘s rebuilding pro…
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  • Pierce, Nets bounce back in rout of Nuggets

    Pierce, Nets bounce back in rout of Nuggets

    ESPN.com Feb 28
    Paul Pierce scored 18 points, and the Brooklyn Nets rebounded from their worst loss in 11 years by routing the slumping Denver Nuggets 112-89 on Thursday night.
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  • Makes sense for Carmelo Anthony to leave Knicks and join Miami …

    Makes sense for Carmelo Anthony to leave Knicks and join Miami Heat

    The answer to all of Carmelo Anthony’s problems is right here, with Pat Riley, LeBron James, a proven championship blueprint in place and none of the idiotic maneuvers that Anthony has to put up with back in New York, such as wayward teammates like Raym…
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  • Wife of Knicks guard Raymond Felton receives unfair criticism

    Wife of Knicks guard Raymond Felton receives unfair criticism

    Attached to nearly every Raymond Felton reference are the words innocent until proven guilty. Considering his recent bust for gun possession, this is fair and appropriate.
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  • Video - Warriors Rout Knicks 00:52

    Warriors Rout Knicks

    Feb 28
    Stephen Curry's triple-double of 27 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists led the Warriors past the Knicks 126-103.
  • Video - O'Neal Slams Home Monster Jam 00:13

    O'Neal Slams Home Monster Jam

    Feb 28
    Jermaine O'Neal gets into the lane and slams home the dunk over Earl Clark.
  • Video - Curry Feeds Iguodala for the Reverse Layup 00:11

    Curry Feeds Iguodala for the Reverse Layup

    Feb 28
    Stephen Curry With the Nice Pass to Iguodala for the Reverse layup to extend the lead for the Warriors over the Knicks
  • Video - Warriors-Knicks Preview 01:27

    Warriors-Knicks Preview

    Feb 28
    P.J. Carlesimo previews the Friday night matchup between the Golden State Warriors and New York Knicks airing at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN.

Sports Columnists

  • NBA asks LeBron James of Miami Heat to wear clear mask to protect broken n…

    Feb 28
    The NBA has requested LeBron James change to a more traditional clear mask to protect his broken nose when the Miami Heat host the Orlando Magic on Saturday.
  • Center Joakim Noah is healthy, confident and leading the Chicago Bulls to …

    Feb 28
    Emotional and skillful center Joakim Noah is healthy, confident and leading the Chicago Bulls to unexpected heights
  • Caron Butler to sign with Oklahoma City Thunder

    Feb 28
    Free agent forward Caron Butler intends to sign with the Oklahoma City Thunder once he clears waivers on Saturday, sources told ESPN.com.