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Rajon Rondo Moves One Step Closer To A Record; Kyrie Irving Nea…

Rajon Rondo Moves One Step Closer To A Record; Kyrie Irving Nearly Beats Dallas By Himself

dimemag.com CNNSI.com ESPN.com Updated Nov 17, 2012
In one of those dreaded Saturday afternoon Atlantic Division games (seriously, who came up with these?), Boston turned a close game against Toronto into a rout during the second half of a 107-89 beatdown. Jason Terry, still starting in the Bean, went of…
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  • Beer Of The Week: Stella Artois, Belgium's Allegedly French Bee…

    Beer Of The Week: Stella Artois, Belgium's Allegedly French Beer

    deadspin.com Nov 17, 2012
    Apparently Stella Artois used to be advertised in the U.K. under the slogan "reassuringly expensive." Without knowing the relative merits of price and quality across the pond, I can only rejoice that such a snotty tagline has gone the way of d…
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  • NY Knicks' meltdown against Memphis Grizzlies leads to first lo…

    NY Knicks' meltdown against Memphis Grizzlies leads to first loss of the season, shows team must control its emotions

    The Knicks kept their composure to topple the Spurs, but the next night in Memphis, they lost their cool in a team-wide meltdown that cost them a chance to defeat the Grizzlies and remain the last undefeated team.
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  • Former NY Knicks coach Mike D’Antoni wins big in Laker shakeup,…

    Former NY Knicks coach Mike D’Antoni wins big in Laker shakeup, but his hiring is a gamble for Kobe Bryant

    nydailynews.com Nov 17, 2012
    Still hard to believe, but Mike D’Antoni beat out Phil Jackson for the Lakers job, and the D’Antoni era is expected to start Sunday against the Rockets.
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  • Knicks' Road Test Will Conclude With a Lin Reunion

    Knicks' Road Test Will Conclude With a Lin Reunion

    nytimes.com Nov 17, 2012
    In starting the season 6-1, the Knicks have played three fewer games than some teams. The light schedule served two purposes, allowing the veterans to rest and frustrating the fans.
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  • The Ballad Of The Other J.R. Smith, Web Designer And Recipient …

    The Ballad Of The Other J.R. Smith, Web Designer And Recipient Of Much Of The Praise And Scorn Meant For The Knicks' J.R. Smith

    deadspin.com Nov 17, 2012
    Via Trey Kerby, the above mournful tweet, from J.R. Smith, the web designer (and, as his Twitter bio puts it, "NOT A BASKETBALL PLAYER"). If you're wondering how the other J.R. Smith can tell basketball season has started up, well, social medi…
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  • Amazing Damian Lillard Alley Oop to Meyers Leonard

    Amazing Damian Lillard Alley Oop to Meyers Leonard

    dimemag.com Nov 17, 2012
    From last night’s NBA action, watch super rookie Damian Lillard push the fast break and toss a great alley oop to a streaking Meyers Leonard over the outstretched hands of Jeremy Lin. Gotta love fellow rookie Leonard calling for the oop mid-stride: For
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  • "I'm 38 Years Old, Baby": Things Rasheed Wallace Said…

    "I'm 38 Years Old, Baby": Things Rasheed Wallace Said, Did, And Pointed At During Last Night's Knicks Game

    deadspin.com Nov 17, 2012
    Rasheed Wallace: lover, fighter, hilarious training camp invitee, and talker of the best trash in the NBA. On Tuesday, he yelled "Yeah, Aflac!" at Aaron Afflalo after Afflalo bricked a free throw; last night, he yelled everything at everybody …
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  • Grizzles win 7th straight, hand Knicks first defeat

    Grizzles win 7th straight, hand Knicks first defeat

    CNNSI.com Nov 17, 2012
    You're not going to win them all. Marc Gasol scored 24 as the Grizzlies won their seventh straight, a 105-95 verdict over the Knicks, who had been the last undefeated team in the NBA.
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  • Video - Rondo Lifts Celtics 00:43

    Rondo Lifts Celtics

    Nov 17
    Rajon Rondo recorded 20 assists and Jason Terry scored 20 points as the Celtics defeated the Raptors 107-89.