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Corey Brewer sank three free throws with 2.1 seconds left and the Denver Nuggets stretched their franchise-best winning streak to 14 games with a 101-100 thriller over the Philadelphia 76ers on Thursday night.
Nuggets' Chandler expected to miss next 3 gamesUpdated Mar 21 Share TweetThe Nuggets will be without forward Wilson Chandler and probably point guard Ty Lawson for their game against the Philadelphia 76ers on Thursday night when Denver goes for its 14th straight victory.Source: nba.com
The 10-man rotation, starring the ghosts in the Toronto Raptors’ machinesUpdated Mar 21 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: Grantland. You've likely already read …
Sixers Can Measure Young’s Success by the NumbersUpdated Mar 21 Share TweetThe 76ers have kept Thaddeus Young from shooting many 3-pointers, but that may have helped him develop the rest of his game.Source: nytimes.comShare TweetSometimes, when it gets real quiet in my apartment, I find myself wondering: Hey, how's former Dallas Mavericks and New York Knicks guard Rolando Blackman doing? Luckily, I work for a prominent Internet search company, so I can find out the answer - theShare TweetThe Heat are running away from the rest of the Eastern Conference, but it's a different story out West. Ian Thomsen spoke with scouts to break down the tight race to the playoffs.Source: CNNSI.com
Deron Williams scores 26 in 2nd half, takes over in 4th to push Nets past Mavs in Dallas (Video)Updated Mar 21 Share TweetLast summer, Deron Williams was the No. 1 free-agent point guard on the market. Williams is from the suburbs of Dallas. The Dallas Mavericks had a bunch of salary cap space and looked badly in need of a point guard who could score. Mavericks star Dirk N…
Billups out vs. 76ers; hopes to play SaturdayUpdated Mar 21 Share TweetLos Angeles Clippers guard Chauncey Billups missed Wednesday's game against the Philadelphia 76ers with a right groin strain he suffered Tuesday in Sacramento.Source: ESPN.comShare TweetChris Paul scored 19 points, Caron Butler added 14 and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Philadelphia 76ers 101-72 on Wednesday, bouncing back on the second night of back-to-back games.Source: ESPN.com
Mike Woodson knows Carmelo Anthony is key to balancing act that NY Knicks must perform to maintain their standing in Atlantic DiUpdated Mar 21 Share TweetEarlier in the day, before the Knicks took the court against Orlando on Wednesday night, coach Mike Woodson asked GM Glen Grunwald if he could get some reinforcements for the decimated frontcourt.Source: nydailynews.com
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Ian Thomsen: Scouting a tight Western Conference playoff raceMar 21While the champion Heat run away unimpeded from their injured playoff rivals in the East, the other conference remains competitive and difficult to predict. That's why I asked a trio of NBA advance scouts to break down the final month of the Western rac…
Wilbon: Urlacher's farewell tough to bearMar 21Brian Urlacher is another casualty of an NFL system that shows no mercy -- even for icons.