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Monroe, Pistons stop Spurs' win streak at 11ESPN.com Feb 8, 2013Greg Monroe had 26 points and 16 rebounds, and the Detroit Pistons snapped San Antonio's 11-game winning streak with a 119-109 victory over the short-handed Spurs on Friday night.Share Tweet
Rudy Gay’s Vicious Alley-Oop Spike DunkKyle Lowry lobs the rock to Rudy Gay who leans into the alley-oop spike dunk.The post Rudy Gay’s Vicious Alley-Oop Spike Dunk appeared first on Dime Magazine (dimemag.com) : Daily NBA News, NBA Trades, NBA Rumors, Basketball Videos, Sneakers.Share TweetDetroit Pistons rookie Andre Drummond is expected to miss four to six weeks because of a stress fracture in his back.Share Tweet
Greg Oden could be offered a deal with the Cleveland Cavaliers later this month, a report statesThe Cleveland Cavaliers rank 27th in defense this season, and with Anderson Varejao out for the season (and possibly traded during the offseason) the Cavaliers are reportedly set to offer a contract to one of the greatest defensive big men of his genera…Share Tweet
The Denver Nuggets have won eight in a row. Are they for real, and right for the road?It’s easy to dismiss Denver’s 126-98 win over the Chicago Bulls from Thursday because the Bulls are working with a shorthanded, injured roster. A 32-point win is a 32-point win, though, and the triumph marked Denver’s eighth victory in a row. The sqShare TweetIf you didn’t catch Cleveland’s recent upset win over OKC, you missed out. Badly. That was the night Kyrie Irving officially announced himself as a superstar. Yes, we all knew he could play before then. He’s an All-Star, a plus-20-a-night scorer. BuShare Tweet
Paul George, Roy Hibbert, George Hill play dodgeball with Pacers fans (VIDEO)It's like my grandfather always said: "After you sweep the NBA's only back-to-back-to-back of the season to run your winning streak to five games and retake the lead in the Central Division, you need to find a way to wind down." Clearly, Paul …Share Tweet
adidas Reveals D Rose 3.5 “Infrared/Electricity” EditionChicago has played well this year, slowly moving their way up the standings in the Eastern Conference. But unless Derrick Rose comes back as his same old self this season, they won’t go deep in the playoffs. Even the most crazed Bulls fans know that. InShare Tweet
The Chicago Bulls and Toronto Raptors have reportedly discussed a Carlos Boozer and Andrea Bargnani swapWe’re just reporting on a rumor, nothing is substantial or set in stone or likely to happen. When you hear word of the Chicago Bulls initiating trade talks to acquire Andrea Bargnani in exchange for Carlos Boozer, though, the deal makes sense. Not on anShare Tweet
Faried, Denver demolish Bulls, win 8th straightESPN.com Feb 8, 2013Kenneth Faried celebrated his invitation to the league's annual slam dunk contest with a series of jams Thursday night as the Denver Nuggets extended their winning streak to eight games with a 128-96 win over the Chicago Bulls.Share Tweet
Big Ticket's Show: Garnett isn't Russell, and Howard isn't Chamberla…CNNSI.com Feb 8, 2013Garnett isn't Russell, and Howard isn't Chamberlain. And yet, in the Celtics' 116-95 beating of the Lakers, the 2 echoed past showdowns of the NBA's best rivalry, says Ian Thomsen.Share Tweet
Raptors Snap Pacers' Home Winning StreakFeb 8Ridy Gay leads Raptors past Pacers.
How Many NBA Teams Are Title Contenders?Feb 8NBA Countdown breaks down the top teams in the NBA that are title contenders.
Pistons Stun Spurs, 119-109Feb 8Pistons snap Spurs 12-game winning streak.
NBA -- Miami Heat's LeBron James continues his red-hot shooting streakFeb 8Brian Windhorst: Is there any end in sight for LeBron's red-hot shooting streak?
Miami Heat's Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh, Ray Allen have flu, may sit Friday v…Feb 8Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh and Ray Allen missed the Heat's morning shootaround with the flu, and each could sit out Friday night's big game against the Los Angeles Clippers.
Miami Heat's Chris Bosh, Ray Allen have flu, will sit vs. Los Angeles Clip…Feb 8Miami Heat center Chris Bosh and guard Ray Allen will miss Friday night's game against the Los Angeles Clippers with the flu.
Miami Heat's Chris Bosh, Ray Allen have flu, sit vs. Los Angeles Clippers;…Feb 8Miami Heat center Chris Bosh and guard Ray Allen missed Friday night's game against the Los Angeles Clippers with the flu.