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Wade returns, but Bucks too much for Heat

Wade returns, but Bucks too much for Heat

ESPN.com CNNSI.com Updated Dec 29, 2012
Brandon Jennings scored 25 points and Mike Dunleavy had 13 of his 18 in the fourth quarter as the Bucks beat the Heat 104-85 on Saturday night to spoil Dwyane Wade's return.
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  • Nets clip Cavs, move to 2-0 under Carlesimo

    Nets clip Cavs, move to 2-0 under Carlesimo

    ESPN.com Dec 29, 2012
    Brook Lopez scored a season-high 35 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, and the Brooklyn Nets improved to 2-0 under interim coach P.J. Carlesimo by beating the Cleveland Cavaliers 103-100 on Saturday night.
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  • Williams leads Hawks to fourth straight win

    Williams leads Hawks to fourth straight win

    ESPN.com Dec 29, 2012
    Lou Williams had 21 points and a career-high 12 assists, Al Horford added 20 points and the Atlanta Hawks won their fourth straight, 109-100 over the Indiana Pacers on Saturday night.
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  • Wizards' Crawford out with ankle injury

    Wizards' Crawford out with ankle injury

    nba.com ESPN.com Dec 29, 2012
    CHICAGO (AP) -- Washington Wizards leading scorer Jordan Crawford is sitting out against the Chicago Bulls because of a left ankle injury.
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  • Smith misses game with strained hip flexor

    Smith misses game with strained hip flexor

    nba.com ESPN.com Dec 29, 2012
    Hawks coach Larry Drew said leading scorer Josh Smith has a strained right hip flexor and will not play against the Indiana Pacers on Saturday night.
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  • Anderson Varejao Wig Night Was Exactly The Whimsical Clown-Nigh…

    Anderson Varejao Wig Night Was Exactly The Whimsical Clown-Nightmare You Would Hope For

    deadspin.com Dec 29, 2012
    The Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday gave away 10,000 wigs to fans for "Wild Thing Wig Night," a.k.a. Anderson Varejao Wig Night, a.k.a. Sideshow Bob Appreciation Night, a.k.a. Bill Walton Merkin Night, a.k.a. Beyoncé Perm Re-enactment Night, a.…
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  • Pistons rally past Heat despite James' 35 points

    Pistons rally past Heat despite James' 35 points

    ESPN.com Dec 29, 2012
    Will Bynum had 25 points and 10 assists, leading another spirited performance by the Detroit bench, and the Pistons beat the short-handed Miami Heat 109-99 on Friday night despite 35 points by LeBron James.
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  • Video - Irving, Cavs Fall Short To Nets 01:02

    Irving, Cavs Fall Short To Nets

    Dec 29
    P.J. Carlesimo improves to 2-0 as Nets head coach after 103-100 win over Cavs.
  • Video - Hawks Win Fourth Straight 00:54

    Hawks Win Fourth Straight

    Dec 29
    All Hawks starters reach double-digit scoring in 109-100 win over Pacers.
  • Video - Jennings Powers Bucks Past Heat 00:59

    Jennings Powers Bucks Past Heat

    Dec 29
    Brandon Jennings scores 25 points in Bucks' 104-85 win over Heat.
  • Video - Bulls Pull Away From Wizards 01:01

    Bulls Pull Away From Wizards

    Dec 29
    Marco Belinelli scores 17 points off the bench in Bulls' 87-77 win over Wizards.