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Carmelo Anthony scored 28 points and won his rematch with Kevin Garnett as the New York Knicks ended an 11-game losing streak in Boston with an 89-86 victory over the Celtics on Thursday night.
Share TweetRaymond Felton of the New York Knicks has been cleared to take full contact in practice on Friday, a significant hurdle in his attempt to return from a fractured right pinky.Share TweetDeMar DeRozan swished a fadeaway jumper at the buzzer as the Toronto Raptors fought off a late-game charge by the Orlando Magic to earn a 97-95 victory on Thursday night.Share TweetTyson Chandler was chosen for the game as a reserve. Despite a .600 winning percentage, the Nets were conspicuous by their absence.Source: nytimes.com
The 10-man rotation, starring Paul Pierce being, in some ways, magicUpdated Jan 24 Share TweetA look around the league and the Web that covers it. It's also important to note that the rotation order and starting nods aren't always listed in order of importance. That's for you, dear reader, to figure out. C: The Classical. As a New York Knicks fa…
Despite Rondo's triple-double, Celtics beaten by KnicksUpdated Jan 24 Share TweetDespite Rondo's triple-double, Celtics beaten by KnicksSource: CNNSI.com
Section 15: A Brother and Sister ActUpdated Jan 24 Share TweetAn alley-oop dunk and a high school crush made a brother and sister from Long Island life-long Nets fans.Source: nytimes.com
Jerry Stackhouse totally pwns Nets fans/haterz on TwitterUpdated Jan 24 Share TweetJust about everything's been going the Brooklyn Nets' way of late - they've won nine of their last 10, they're 12-2 since firing Avery Johnson, they've made multiple improvements on both sides of the ball under P.J. Carlesimo and they've drawn to withinShare TweetKnicks forward Carmelo Anthony has filed an appeal with the players' association to try to recoup lost wages from his one-game suspension for confronting Boston's Kevin Garnett.
Dwyane Wade gets fouled, takes courtside seat during Heat OT win over Raptors (VIDEO)Updated Jan 24 Share TweetAs if the simple action of playing basketball at the speed of the NBA game wasn't exhausting enough, sometimes you have to play 20 second-half minutes at a super-high level to erase a seven-point halftime deficit, and then play another five minutes of e…
LeBron Unleashes the Beast on the Raptors; The Lakers Lose Dwight HowardUpdated Jan 24 Share TweetYou know you have a good team when you can withstand five three-pointers from Jose Calderon, 36 combined points off the bench from a journeyman (Alan Anderson) and a rookie (Terrence Ross), and a turnover and missed shot from LeBron in the final minute.…Source: dimemag.com
NBA All-Star ReservesJan 24Spurs and Bulls get two All-Star reserves each.
DeRozan, Raptors Top Magic At BuzzerJan 24DeMar Derozan's fadeaway jumper at the buzzer lifts Raptors to 97-95 win over Magic.
Melo, Knicks Hand Celtics Fifth Straight LossJan 24Knicks win in Boston for first time since November 2006 behind 28 points from Carmelo Anthony.
Daily Dime: Melo-KG rematch relatively mellowJan 24Carmelo Anthony faced Kevin Garnett and came out a winner, Brian Windhorst writes.
Ian Thomsen: Playoff-contending Blazers face tricky decision as trade dead…Jan 24The trade deadline sits like an inviting target four weeks away for the Trail Blazers, who have remained in playoff contention despite a recent six-game losing streak. Couldn't they make a deal to improve their unproductive bench and enhance their chanc…