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David West scored 20 of his 25 points in the second half and the Indiana Pacers overcame a 22-point deficit to beat New Orleans 81-75 on Saturday night, handing the Hornets their 11th straight loss.
League rescinds foul that led to Melo's ejectionUpdated Dec 22, 2012 Share TweetThe NBA announced on Saturday that it had rescinded Carmelo Anthony's second technical foul from the New York Knicks' Friday night 110-106 loss to the Chicago Bulls.Source: ESPN.com
Hawks rout Bulls, snap two-game losing skidUpdated Dec 22, 2012 Share TweetAl Horford had 20 points and 10 rebounds, and every Atlanta starter scored in double figures as the Hawks routed the Chicago Bulls 92-75 on Saturday night to snap a two-game losing streak.Source: ESPN.com
The Bulls-Knicks Game Went To Complete Shit Last Night, And Produced This Beautiful GIF Of A Dismayed Spike LeeUpdated Dec 22, 2012 Share TweetWhen you're not particularly used to losing, any downturn in your fortunes seems like it must be the result of some malevolent scheme from outsiders that bear you ill will. Such was the case for the Knicks last night when they fell down big in an ugly g…Source: deadspin.com
Larry Sanders Eats Boston Alive; The Bulls Trade Blows With The KnicksUpdated Dec 22, 2012 Share TweetLarry Sanders (17 points, 20 boards) did his best KG impersonation against KG himself, in a one-man demolition of Boston in the Gah-den on Friday night. Sanders was playing bully ball in the post like this was the culmination of all of his impressive im…Source: dimemag.com
Hawks Cruise Past BullsDec 22Al Horford registered a double-double in Atlanta's 92-75 win against Chicago.
Pacers Erase Early Deficit, Top HornetsDec 22David West scored 25 points to help the Pacers overcome a 22-point deficit to beat the Hornets.
Cavaliers Win Despite Ellis' 37 PointsDec 22Six Cavaliers scored in double figures to lift Cleveland to a 94-82 win over Milwaukee.
Dallas Mavericks, Derek Fisher agree to part ways, sources sayDec 22The Dallas Mavericks and Derek Fisher are parting company by mutual consent, team sources told ESPN.
Dallas Mavericks, Derek Fisher agree to part waysDec 22The Dallas Mavericks on Saturday agreed to release Derek Fisher at the 38-year-old's request.