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The only thing you knew for certain about Carmelo Anthony and his ongoing knee problem is that he did not play Monday night when the Knicks wrapped up their five-game trip from hell with an 90-83 win over the Utah Jazz. We really still don't know what c…Upvote Share TweetLeBron James made the go-ahead jumper with 10.5 seconds left to lead Miami to its 23rd consecutive victory, 105-103 over the Boston Celtics on Monday night.Upvote Share TweetDeron Williams scored 31 points in 28 minutes, and the Brooklyn Nets routed the hapless Detroit Pistons 119-82 Monday night in the opener of their eight-game road trip.Upvote Share TweetHey, do you think Jason Terry can jump as high as LeBron James? No, me neither. As we learned during the second quarter of Monday night's marquee matchup between the streaking Miami Heat and the Boston Celtics, though, the man they call "JET" …Upvote Share Tweet
Hawes, Holiday carry Sixers past Trail BlazersESPN.com Mar 18, 2013Spencer Hawes had 18 points and 13 rebounds, and Jrue Holiday scored 27 points to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to a 101-100 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday night.Upvote Share TweetSixers center Andrew Bynum will have season-ending arthroscopic surgery on both knees, the team announced Tuesday.Upvote Share TweetKevin Garnett is out of the lineup for the Boston Celtics as they try to stop the Miami Heat's 22-game winning streak.Upvote Share Tweet
Best N.B.A. Games of the Weeknytimes.com Mar 18, 2013Notable N.B.A. games this week include Miami at Boston, Denver at Oklahoma City, and Utah at Houston.Upvote Share Tweet
P.J. Carlesimo reflects on his altercation with Latrell Sprewell, 15 years lateryahoo.com Mar 18, 2013As an unwilling victim, Brooklyn Nets interim head coach P.J. Carlesimo doesn’t want to be known mostly for his Dec. 1997 incident with Latrell Sprewell, but P.J. has always been forthcoming about Spre’s attack on the then-Golden State Warriors coach,Upvote Share Tweet
Chris Paul Debuts The Jordan CP3.VI AEdimemag.com Mar 18, 2013Yesterday, Chris Paul sliced up the Knicks for 20 points and eight dimes in a 13-point Clippers win. He also debuted the Jordan CP3.VI AE. These are the “artisan edition” of his signature sneakers, the ones he’ll be rocking during L.A.’s (hopefullUpvote Share TweetWithout Carmelo Anthony, Amar'e Stoudemire, and especially Tyson Chandler, you knew this one was going to be ugly for the Knicks down low. Lob City didn't disappoint, with DeAndre Jordan and Blake Griffin going to town on a frontcourt consisting of Kurt…Upvote Share Tweet
March Madness Is Finally Here; LeBron James & Miami’s Win Streak Reaches 22dimemag.com Mar 18, 2013A few interesting subplots went down in the NBA last night, headlined by Miami invading Jurassic Park and destroying the Raptors. But it all still took a backseat to March Madness … While many predicted the top four No. 1 seeds correctly (Louisville, KaUpvote Share Tweet
We Went There: 20 Observations From the Heat's 22nd Consecutive Wingrantland.com Mar 18, 2013After a brief flicker of competitiveness, the Heat buried the Raptors in Toronto yesterday under a pile of smartly created open 3s — mostly by R...Upvote Share Tweet
76ers Sneak Past Blazers 101-100Mar 18Jrue Holiday leads 76ers to win over Blazers.
Heat Rally To Keep Streak AliveMar 18Heat erase a 17-point deficit to defeat the Celtics 105-103 and extend their winning streak to 23 games, the second longest in NBA history.
NBA Star Players Suffering InjuriesMar 18Chris Mullin on the injuries to Kobe Bryant and Carmelo Anthony.
Courtney Lee Sends Chris Bosh To The FloorMar 18Courtney Lee crosses up Chris Bosh and sinks the jumper.
Derrick Rose of Chicago Bulls should sit rest of seasonMar 18The Heat is too great for a Derrick Rose return this season.