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Lopez-led Nets win first at Detroit since 2006

Lopez-led Nets win first at Detroit since 2006

ESPN.com Updated Feb 6, 2013
Brook Lopez had 17 points, and the Brooklyn Nets won at Detroit for the first time since 2006, holding off the Pistons 93-90 on Wednesday night.
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  • Irving, Waiters spark Cavaliers' rout of Bobcats

    Irving, Waiters spark Cavaliers' rout of Bobcats

    ESPN.com Feb 6, 2013
    Kyrie Irving scored 22 points in just three quarters, rookie Dion Waiters added 19 and the Cleveland Cavaliers didn't overlook a team with a worse record than their own, rolling to a 122-95 win over the Charlotte Bobcats on Wednesday night.
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  • Sixers Fan Buys 18 Tickets To Tonight's Game For Less Than A Do…

    Sixers Fan Buys 18 Tickets To Tonight's Game For Less Than A Dollar

    deadspin.com Feb 6, 2013
    The Sixers are five games under .500 and hosting the Indiana Pacers isn't doing the Wells Fargo Center any favors, either. Things are so desperate in Philly that one fan was able to scoop up 18 tickets on stub-hub for $.04. He bought the entire row and …
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  • Bucks' Sanders sidelined with bruised back

    Bucks' Sanders sidelined with bruised back

    nba.com ESPN.com Feb 6, 2013
    Milwaukee Bucks center Larry Sanders sat out Wednesday night's game against the Utah Jazz with a bruised back.
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  • Samuel Dalembert drops a career-best game, and is immediately p…

    Samuel Dalembert drops a career-best game, and is immediately put on the trading block

    yahoo.com Feb 6, 2013
    So, Samuel Dalembert put together one of the better statistical lines of the NBA season on Tuesday. You may not have seen it, and you may not understand it, but Sam Dalembert managed 35 points on 17-21 shooting with 12 rebounds in only 27 minutes per ga…
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  • Reebok Classic’s Kamikaze II Releasing In 5 Different Colors

    Reebok Classic’s Kamikaze II Releasing In 5 Different Colors

    dimemag.com Feb 6, 2013
    Remember the 1995-96 season? The Bulls and their 72 wins. Jordan and the 11s. It was a great time for basketball fans, and it was also perhaps Shawn Kemp‘s best season in the NBA. Seattle went to the Finals, and the Reignman rocked the legendary Reebok
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  • The Indiana Pacers have taken the Central lead based heavily on…

    The Indiana Pacers have taken the Central lead based heavily on the All-Star level work of David West

    yahoo.com Feb 6, 2013
    The Indiana Pacers are in the midst of an NBA rarity. On Wednesday night the team will play its third game in three days, a statistical quirk that hasn’t happened in the NBA this year and usually is only a feature of lockout-shortened seasons. The workl
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  • Danilo Gallinari's Circus Shot Sealed A Crazy Nuggets Win

    Danilo Gallinari's Circus Shot Sealed A Crazy Nuggets Win

    Oh you know, just your standard fast-break, flip-the-ball-behind-your-head-from-below-your-hip-while-getting-fouled layup that hits every part of the rim before gently falling through the net. Nuggets forward Danilo Gallinari somehow managed to pull off…
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  • Video - Williams Records 5,000th Assist In Win 01:01

    Williams Records 5,000th Assist In Win

    Feb 6
    Deron Williams surpassed the 5,000-assist mark and Brook Lopez scored 17 points to lead the Nets to their first win in Detroit since 2006.
  • Video - Hibbert Leads Pacers To Fifth Straight Win 01:00

    Hibbert Leads Pacers To Fifth Straight Win

    Feb 6
    Roy Hibbert records double-double in Pacers 88-69 win over 76ers.
  • Video - Rapid Fire With J.A. Adande 03:51

    Rapid Fire With J.A. Adande

    Feb 6
    The ESPN analyst sounds off on the Lakers' future, LeBron James' salary and Joakim Noah's cashmere.
  • Video - Jazz Cruise Past Bucks 00:56

    Jazz Cruise Past Bucks

    Feb 6
    Jazz improve to 19-5 at home with 100-86 win over Bucks.

Sports Columnists

  • Mike Krzyzewski still being courted by Team USA basketball, according to s…

    Feb 6
    Team USA basketball still is holding out hope that Mike Krzyzewski will remain the team's coach, according to sources.
  • Chris Bosh of Miami Heat to sit out with illness

    Feb 6
    The Miami Heat will be without All-Star center Chris Bosh on Wednesday against the Houston Rockets because of illness. He is considered day to day.