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Nets rely on bench to notch easy win over Kings
ESPN.com Updated Jan 5, 2013
Brook Lopez scored 18 points in 17 minutes to lead six players in double figures, and the Brooklyn Nets got a nice effort from their reserves in beating the Sacramento Kings 113-93 on Saturday night for their third straight victory.Upvote Share Tweet
Rondo's triple-double rallies Celts past HawksESPN.com Jan 5, 2013Rajon Rondo had 14 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists, and the Boston Celtics rallied to beat the Atlanta Hawks 89-81 on Saturday night.Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Jan 5, 2013Carmelo Anthony scored 16 of his season-high 40 points in the fourth quarter, helping the New York Knicks outlast the Orlando Magic 114-106 on Saturday night.Upvote Share Tweet
Josh McRoberts Throws A Backwards Over-The-Head PassIn his second attempt to assist J.J. Redick, Josh McRoberts throws a crazy backwards, over head pass to Redick who banks in the three-point basket in tonight’s matchup between the New York Knicks and Orlando Magic.Upvote Share Tweet
Al Horford Drops in The Right-Handed HookAtlanta Hawks center Al Horford drives to the hoop and drops in the right-handed hook shot in tonight’s matchup against the Boston Celtics.Upvote Share Tweet
Rajon Rondo Launches Lob to Kevin GarnettRajon Rondo launches the lob to Kevin Garnett who uses the backboard to complete the play in tonight’s matchup between the Boston Celtics and Atlanta Hawks.Upvote Share TweetTo honor his late brother, Hazell, Amar'e Stoudemire has invited 30 high-schoolers from their hometown of Lake Wales, Fla., to watch the New York Knicks-Orlando Magic game at the Amway Center on Saturday night.Upvote Share Tweet
A Group Of Bros Infiltrated The Knicks Locker Room, Asked Gregg Popovich About J.R. Smith, And Got Kicked Out After Snapping A Pdeadspin.com Jan 5, 2013On Thursday night, Peter and his friends had courtside tickets to Knicks-Spurs, a gift from a family friend that meant an up-close view of the game in which Stephen Jackson injured himself tripping over Mike Bloomberg's waitress and J.R. Smith did this.…Upvote Share Tweet
Chris Paul Holds Off Kobe In An Instant L.A. Classic; Kyrie Irving Has Ice In His VeinsWe were going to write about how seldom games truly live up to the hype but then we had a thought — has there been a Clippers-Lakers game since Chris Paul‘s vetoed trade that hasn’t been satisfying? There have only been five between these two sinceUpvote Share Tweet
Celtics Erase 19-Point Deficit To Top HawksJan 5Rajon Rondo posts triple-double as Celtics rally past Hawks for just their fourth win in 12 games.
Knicks Take Over In Fourth QuarterJan 5Carmelo Anthony scores 16 of his 40 points in the fourth quarter, handing the Magic their eighth straight loss.