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Grizzlies go up 30 in 2nd half to thump Nets Updated Jan 25, 2013
Marc Gasol had 20 points and nine rebounds and the Memphis Grizzlies built a 30-point lead in the second half en route to a 101-77 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Friday night.
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  • LeBron James wants to expand All-Star rosters, fails to acknowledge Brook Lopez Jan 25, 2013
    Every season, there are several All-Star snubs that stick in the collective craw of NBA fans. This year is no different, with Brooklyn Nets center Brook Lopez standing out as the most glaring omission. (Steph Curry was the biggest snub in the West, but …
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  • Timberwolves' Rubio apologizes for outburst Jan 25, 2013
    Minnesota Timberwolves guard Ricky Rubio said Friday he has apologized to acting coach Terry Porter for an outburst over the team's loss to the Brooklyn Nets.
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  • The Knicks, the Lakers and Lin: Answers to Readers' Questions Jan 25, 2013
    Howard Beck, the N.B.A. reporter for The Times, answers questions from readers.
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  • Spencer Hawes rode his Segway around Philadelphia 76ers’ practice (PHOTO) Jan 25, 2013
    Looking good, Spencer Hawes. It's nice to see that you're not bored with (what appears to have been one of) your Christmas gifts after a month of playing with it, although I'm not entirely sure the Philadelphia 76ers love the precedent you're setting of…
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  • Crazy Photo: Big Baby Gets in Aaron Gray’s Face Jan 25, 2013
    We came across this crazy photo of Big Baby Davis getting in Aaron gray’s face in last night’s Magic/Raptors game on Reddit’s NBA page and wanted to share. It’s still not as weird as this, but it’s plenty awkward. The incident happened at the en
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  • DeMar DeRozan gives the Raptors their first buzzer-beating win in six years (VIDEO) Jan 25, 2013
    The NBA features a lot of really close games, because even the worst teams are capable of competing on a nightly basis. It stands to reason, then, that there are also a lot of games that go down to the final possession. And while the percentage of made …
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  • Carmelo Anthony Walks Out Of Boston A Winner; DeMar DeRozan Has A Dagger Up His Sleeve Jan 25, 2013
    Celtics vs. Knicks felt like not just a big game, but a priority. This was appointment viewing after the trash-talk episode that landed the last Celtics-Knicks game on the front page of every sports page in the country. It’s the kind of episode that we
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  • NY Knicks show that they are tough enough to go into hostile Boston enviornment and win a game Jan 25, 2013
    This wasn’t just a night to see how Carmelo Anthony would react to Kevin Garnett and whatever trash Garnett was going to send Melo’s way, as much as it was billed as the main event at the TD Garden. For Mike Woodson, this was a night to see if his tea
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  • NY Knicks All-Star Carmelo Anthony lets his play speak for itself in win over Kevin Garnett and Boston Celtics Jan 25, 2013
    The last time the Knicks played the Celtics, Carmelo Anthony went looking for Kevin Garnett at the Celtics’ bus after the game. This time, in Boston, Anthony just helped win the game for the Knicks. Went to his own bus with a “W,” went to his own bu
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  • Trouble In Beantown: For the first time since 2006, the Celtics lost a… Jan 25, 2013
    For the first time since 2006, the Celtics lost at home to the Knicks 89-86. With a five-game skid and a tough stretch ahead, Boston can't keep underachieving, says Ian Thomsen.
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  • Ian Thomsen: Things not getting any easier for Celtics after home loss to Knicks Jan 25, 2013
    The Celtics are one of the NBA's few underachieving teams without a built-in excuse. Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce and Jason Terry, all 35 or older, have yet to miss a game. The same goes for everyone in their nine-man rotation but Rajon Rondo and Avery Br…
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  • The Sports Guy on Knicks-Celtics Jan 25, 2013
    Taking in Knicks-Celtics with a few words and a bunch of pictures.
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  • We Went There: Knicks-Celtics Bring the Rumors and Melodrama at North Station Jan 25, 2013
    Just four days after their red, white, and blue football team was squeezed out of the NFL playoffs, Boston's sports fans rose from the ashes and reass...
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  • Video - Lakers, Celtics In Trouble 02:45

    Lakers, Celtics In Trouble

    Jan 25
    NBA Countdown crew breaks down the struggles facing the Los Angeles Lakers and Boston Celtics.
  • Video - NBA All-Star Snubs 02:59

    NBA All-Star Snubs

    Jan 25
    Antonio Davis discusses his top NBA All-Star snubs.
  • Video - Who Handled The Situation Better? 06:55

    Who Handled The Situation Better?

    Jan 25
    Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless discuss whether Kevin Garnett or Carmelo Anthony handled the situation better Thursday night.
  • Video - NBA Playoffs: Celtics Or Lakers? 01:35

    NBA Playoffs: Celtics Or Lakers?

    Jan 25
    Stephen A. Smith discusses which team is more likely to make the playoffs between the Celtics and Lakers.