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Jeff Green scored 14 points, rookie Jared Sullinger added 12 points and a career-best 16 rebounds, and the Boston Celtics recovered from a dreadful third quarter with a big rally to start the fourth and held off the slumping Phoenix Suns 87-79.Share Tweet
Raptors cruise to hand Sixers fifth straight defeatCNNSI.com Jan 9, 2013Raptors cruise to hand Sixers fifth straight defeatShare TweetCarmelo Anthony was suspended one game by the NBA on Wednesday for confronting Kevin Garnett after the New York Knicks' loss to Boston on Monday.Share TweetESPN.com Jan 9, 2013Team doctors have instructed Knicks coach Mike Woodson to cut Amar'e Stoudemire's minutes after the player experienced soreness in his surgically repaired left knee in Monday's loss to Boston.Share Tweet
Section 15: Chicken Caesar SaladAn easy commute and some good food made Barclays Center a winner to a couple of Long Islanders. Now, if the Nets can hire the right coach, the couple says, the team can be the arena's equal.Share Tweet
The 5 Teammates & Coaches Who Owe Steve Nash The Mostdimemag.com Jan 9, 2013Steve Nash became just the fifth player to record 10,000 assists last night, even as his disappointing Lakers team got manhandled by Houston’s backcourt of James Harden and Jeremy Lin. But Nash has always been all about the team and making other guys beShare Tweet
Away from Headlines, Boston's Bradley Makes an ImpressionAvery Bradley of the Celtics was a question mark as a rookie, but his defense has made him a major force.Share TweetThe Pacers, who will host the Knicks on Thursday night, have kept winning without their leading scorer, Danny Granger, thanks to defense and a favorable schedule.Share Tweetyahoo.com Jan 9, 2013When the Los Angeles Lakers decided to fire Mike Brown, the name at the top of most fans' coaching wish lists was Phil Jackson. This makes sense, as Jackson led the Lakers to five NBA championships between 1999 and 2011. When the Brooklyn Nets decided t…Share Tweet
Report: The Knicks Are Interested In Signing Kenyon Martindimemag.com Jan 9, 2013The summer’s running joke was that New York was turning into the old timers’ playground. Jason Kidd. Kurt Thomas. Pablo Prigioni. When they brought Rasheed Wallace out of retirement, the Internet nearly exploded. But now they’re 23-11, Carmelo AnthoShare Tweet
Celtics Top Struggling SunsJan 9Jeff Green had 14 points and a highlight reel dunk in the Celtics' 87-79 win.
Carmelo Anthony Suspended One GameJan 9Carmelo Anthony has been suspended one game for confronting Kevin Garnett in the arena tunnel.
Update on the KnicksJan 9Ian Begley and Jared Zwerling on the return of Iman Shumpert, Carmelo's feud with KG, the backcourt play of Kidd and Smith and a look at their upcoming games against the Pacers and Bulls.
Raptors Hand 76ers Fifth Straight LossJan 976ers fall to Raptors, 90-72.
Ian Thomsen: A perfect fit in Utah, Millsap may find himself elsewhere soo…Jan 9Unrestricted free agency is on the way for Paul Millsap. Its reward has been a long time coming.
Sports Guy Time Machine: Baseball HOF RevisitedJan 9Here's a column I wrote about the Baseball Hall of Fame in January 2007 for ESPN The Magazine, back when I still cared who made it. Six years later, I...