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The Top 10 NBA Player Rivalries Of All Time

The Top 10 NBA Player Rivalries Of All Time

dimemag.com Updated Dec 5, 2012
In all sports the basic concept is to beat your opposition. You never want to lose a game to anyone, but when your rival beats you there’s a different feel. When your rival beats you, there’s suddenly an everlasting second wind about you. When your ri
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  • Scott doles out dolls, strollers to Cavs' rookies

    Scott doles out dolls, strollers to Cavs' rookies

    ESPN.com Dec 5, 2012
    Byron Scott has put a new spin on rookie hazing. The Cleveland Cavaliers coach presented each one of his rookies, Dion Waiters, Tyler Zeller and Kevin Jones, with baby dolls and pink strollers before Wednesday night's game against the Chicago Bulls.
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  • Thibodeau doesn't expect fine for comments

    Thibodeau doesn't expect fine for comments

    ESPN.com Dec 5, 2012
    Chicago Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau does not expect to get fined for his comments after Tuesday night's loss to the Indiana Pacers.
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  • Bulls' Hamilton (foot) could miss two weeks

    Bulls' Hamilton (foot) could miss two weeks

    nba.com Dec 5, 2012
    Chicago Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau says veteran guard Richard Hamilton could miss two weeks because of a foot injury.
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  • Cavaliers guard Waiters out vs. Bulls

    Cavaliers guard Waiters out vs. Bulls

    nba.com Dec 5, 2012
    Cavaliers rookie guard Dion Waiters is out for Wednesday night's game against the Chicago Bulls because of a sprained left ankle.
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  • Two Questions About This Photo of the Cleveland Cavs Locker Roo…

    Two Questions About This Photo of the Cleveland Cavs Locker Room

    grantland.com Dec 5, 2012
    1. Why is Kyrie Irving's locker so messy? 2. What in the name of all that is holy is Dion Waiters doing with a toy baby in a stroller?
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  • Video - Pacers Push Past Blazers, 99-92 01:01

    Pacers Push Past Blazers, 99-92

    Dec 5
    Paul George leads Pacers with 22 points.
  • Video - Warriors Snap Pistons' Home Winning Streak 00:49

    Warriors Snap Pistons' Home Winning Streak

    Dec 5
    Klay Thompson leads Warriors with 27 points.

Sports Columnists

  • Sources: Los Angeles Lakers rebuffing trade inquiries for Pau Gasol

    Dec 5
    The Los Angeles Lakers, largely at the behest of general manager Mitch Kupchak, have rebuffed trade inquiries from at least two teams for Pau Gasol, according to sources with knowledge of the Lakers' thinking.
  • Daily Dime: Dallas Mavericks, Los Angeles Clippers a lesson in NBA busines…

    Dec 5
    J.A. Adande examines the Clippers' win over the Mavericks
  • Ian Thomsen: Lillard excels after unexpected rise to NBA lottery pick

    Dec 5
    Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard is the early favorite to win Rookie of the Year, and yet it was only six years ago that he remembers a decisive conversation with a high school coach that ended sadly.