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Sullinger's 16 boards power Celtics past Suns

Sullinger's 16 boards power Celtics past Suns

ESPN.com Updated Jan 9, 2013
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.
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  • Raptors cruise to hand Sixers fifth straight defeat

    Raptors cruise to hand Sixers fifth straight defeat

    CNNSI.com Jan 9, 2013
    Raptors cruise to hand Sixers fifth straight defeat
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  • Knicks' Anthony suspended for postgame actions

    Knicks' Anthony suspended for postgame actions

    Carmelo Anthony was suspended one game by the NBA on Wednesday for confronting Kevin Garnett after the New York Knicks' loss to Boston on Monday.
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  • Doctors urge Knicks to reduce Stoudemire's PT

    Doctors urge Knicks to reduce Stoudemire's PT

    ESPN.com Jan 9, 2013
    Team 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.
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  • Section 15: Chicken Caesar Salad

    Section 15: Chicken Caesar Salad

    nytimes.com Jan 9, 2013
    An 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.
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  • The 5 Teammates & Coaches Who Owe Steve Nash The Most

    The 5 Teammates & Coaches Who Owe Steve Nash The Most

    dimemag.com Jan 9, 2013
    Steve 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 be
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  • Away from Headlines, Boston's Bradley Makes an Impression

    Away from Headlines, Boston's Bradley Makes an Impression

    nytimes.com Jan 9, 2013
    Avery Bradley of the Celtics was a question mark as a rookie, but his defense has made him a major force.
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  • Keeping Score: Pacers Lead Central Despite Offensive Woes

    Keeping Score: Pacers Lead Central Despite Offensive Woes

    nytimes.com Jan 9, 2013
    The 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.
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  • Phil Jackson has ‘no intention’ of ever coaching again, accordi…

    Phil Jackson has ‘no intention’ of ever coaching again, according to report

    yahoo.com Jan 9, 2013
    When 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…
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  • Report: The Knicks Are Interested In Signing Kenyon Martin

    Report: The Knicks Are Interested In Signing Kenyon Martin

    dimemag.com Jan 9, 2013
    The 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 Antho
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  • Video - Celtics Top Struggling Suns 01:07

    Celtics Top Struggling Suns

    Jan 9
    Jeff Green had 14 points and a highlight reel dunk in the Celtics' 87-79 win.
  • Video - Carmelo Anthony Suspended One Game 02:13

    Carmelo Anthony Suspended One Game

    Jan 9
    Carmelo Anthony has been suspended one game for confronting Kevin Garnett in the arena tunnel.
  • Video - Update on the Knicks 04:57

    Update on the Knicks

    Jan 9
    Ian 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.
  • Video - Raptors Hand 76ers Fifth Straight Loss 00:45

    Raptors Hand 76ers Fifth Straight Loss

    Jan 9
    76ers fall to Raptors, 90-72.

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    Jan 9
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