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NY Knicks vs. Brooklyn Nets rivalry just heating up, but screwe…

NY Knicks vs. Brooklyn Nets rivalry just heating up, but screwed up NBA schedule has two teams done playing each other

nydailynews.com Updated Jan 21, 2013
It was a huge game, and in a way a huge shame. How can the NBA squirrel away this blossoming rivalry out of sight, bury it for the winter, from now until the playoffs or maybe next fall? How can the Knicks and Nets each have two games remaining in the r…
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  • NY Knicks better snap out of fog after London trip as loss to B…

    NY Knicks better snap out of fog after London trip as loss to Brooklyn Nets narrows Atlantic Division lead

    nydailynews.com Jan 21, 2013
    The sooner the Knicks figure out that London isn’t calling anymore, the better off they’ll be. The sooner they realize that they’re not up against the putrid Pistons, and unable to name the score, the better off they’ll be. The sooner they realize
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  • Duncan, Spurs sink Sixers for fifth straight win

    Duncan, Spurs sink Sixers for fifth straight win

    ESPN.com Jan 21, 2013
    Tim Duncan had 24 points and 17 rebounds to lead the San Antonio Spurs to their fifth straight win, 90-85 over the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday night.
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  • J.R. Smith Reminds Kris Humphries That Kanye West Is Now Kim Ka…

    J.R. Smith Reminds Kris Humphries That Kanye West Is Now Kim Kardashian's Sperm Donor, Just In Case He Forgot

    deadspin.com dimemag.com Jan 21, 2013
    The Nets beat the Knicks 88-85 tonight, but we're not here for that. We're here to talk about Poor Kris Humphries. The guy can't even talk shit after a win without getting the whole fake-marriage-to-a-reality-show-fame-whore deal thrown in his face. Mor…
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  • Exclusive Download: DIME X adidas X Packer Shoes X DJ Neil Arms…

    Exclusive Download: DIME X adidas X Packer Shoes X DJ Neil Armstrong #HesBackkkk Iman Shumpert Minimix

    dimemag.com Jan 21, 2013
    Iman Shumpert. Number 21 on the New York Knicks. He Rhymes. While he was recovering for the last eight-and-a-half months, Iman channeled some of his energy into dropping his mixtape album, called #POST90s. Just in time for Iman’s return to the court, th
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  • Daily Dime: Nets 11-2 under P.J.

    Daily Dime: Nets 11-2 under P.J.

    ESPN.com Jan 21, 2013
    Since P.J. Carlesimo took over, the Nets have elevated their game, Brian Windhorst writes.
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  • Vince Carter wants Hall of Fame consideration, is not ridiculou…

    Vince Carter wants Hall of Fame consideration, is not ridiculous

    yahoo.com Jan 21, 2013
    A significant number of NBA fans have a negative opinion of Vince Carter for perfectly good reasons. In his last seasons with the Toronto Raptors, Carter was a malcontent. At various stops in his career, he's earned a reputation for not trying particula…
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  • Doc Rivers threatens big changes to Celtics, one week after Dan…

    Doc Rivers threatens big changes to Celtics, one week after Danny Ainge predicts no trades

    yahoo.com CNNSI.com Jan 21, 2013
    On Sunday, the Boston Celtics lost 105-88 to the Detroit Pistons, a team playing its first game since Thursday's "home" game in London. Given the circumstances of the loss, the Celtics have reason to worry. The Celtics had serious problems wit…
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  • Johnson's jumper gives Nets split with Knicks

    Johnson's jumper gives Nets split with Knicks

    ESPN.com Jan 21, 2013
    Joe Johnson made the go-ahead jumper with 22 seconds left and scored 25 points, leading the Brooklyn Nets to an 88-85 over the New York Knicks on Monday and a split of the four-game series between the city rivals.
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  • Tyson Chandler Puts Reggie Evans On A Poster

    Tyson Chandler Puts Reggie Evans On A Poster

    dimemag.com Jan 21, 2013
    Tyson Chandler gathers his own rebound and posterizes Reggie Evans with a put back slam.The post Tyson Chandler Puts Reggie Evans On A Poster appeared first on Dime Magazine (dimemag.com) : Daily NBA News, NBA Trades, NBA Rumors, Basketball Videos, Snea…
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  • Iman Shumpert has a Johnny Bravo tattoo because he loves giant …

    Iman Shumpert has a Johnny Bravo tattoo because he loves giant hair, the ’90s

    yahoo.com Jan 21, 2013
    After missing the first 36 games of the 2012-13 season following surgery to repair torn ligaments in his left knee, Iman Shumpert made his season debut for the New York Knicks during last Thursday's 102-87 win over the Detroit Pistons in London. Knicks …
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  • Dwight Howard ejected before halftime on dicey 2nd technical in…

    Dwight Howard ejected before halftime on dicey 2nd technical in Lakers loss to Raptors (VIDEO)

    yahoo.com Jan 21, 2013
    With four minutes, 43 seconds left in the first quarter of the Los Angeles Lakers' Sunday visit to the Toronto Raptors, Lakers center Dwight Howard was whistled for a technical foul. Howard had just made a baseline drive against Raptors defender Aaron G…
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  • Welcome Back: The proposed deal that would bring the Kings to S…

    Welcome Back: The proposed deal that would bring the Kings to S…

    CNNSI.com Jan 21, 2013
    The proposed deal that would bring the Kings to Seattle is a win for everyone ... but Sacramento. Ian Thomsen takes a look at the wide-ranging implications for all parties involved.
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  • ABC’s George Stephanopoulos confuses Bill Russell for Morgan Fr…

    ABC’s George Stephanopoulos confuses Bill Russell for Morgan Freeman at Obama inauguration (VIDEO)

    yahoo.com deadspin.com Jan 21, 2013
    It was super cool to see Boston Celtics legend Bill Russell in attendance in Washington, D.C., on Monday morning at the inauguration of President Barack Obama for his second term in the Oval Office. It's not necessarily surprising - after all, the 78-ye
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  • Best N.B.A. Games of the Week

    Best N.B.A. Games of the Week

    nytimes.com Jan 21, 2013
    The best N.B.A. games of the week put Minnesota against Atlanta, the Knicks against the Nets and Oklahoma City against the Clippers.
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  • Video - Spurs Hold Off 76ers 01:00

    Spurs Hold Off 76ers

    Jan 21
    Tim Duncan had a double-double and Tony Parker added 20 and hit a clutch jumper in the fourth to lift the Spurs.
  • Video - Johnson Helps Nets To Season Split With Knicks 00:59

    Johnson Helps Nets To Season Split With Knicks

    Jan 21
    Joe Johnson scored 25 points to help the Nets edge the Knicks 88-85 in their final matchup of the season.

Sports Columnists

  • Daily Dime: Nets 11-2 under P.J.

    Jan 21
    Since P.J. Carlesimo took over, the Nets have elevated their game, Brian Windhorst writes.
  • Ian Thomsen: Return of Sonics good news for everyone -- except Sacramento

    Jan 21
    Within a year the Seattle SuperSonics will be back home in Key Arena, their team president may be Phil Jackson or some other heavy hitter and who knows where DeMarcus Cousins will be playing. And one more thing: The abandoned city of Sacramento will be …
  • NBA - Los Angeles Clippers offseason paying off

    Jan 21
    A series of small-print moves has helped boost the Clippers to elite status in the 2012-13 season.