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Dion Waiters Posterizes Spencer Hawes, But Hyperextends His Kne…

Dion Waiters Posterizes Spencer Hawes, But Hyperextends His Knee

dimemag.com Updated Feb 18, 2014
The NBA is back in action tonight after the All-Star break in New Orleans, and a season filled with injuries also picked up right where it left off. In the closing minute of the first half on Tuesday night, Cavaliers guard Dion Waiters took advantage of…
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  • George's 26 points propel Pacers past Hawks

    George's 26 points propel Pacers past Hawks

    ESPN.com Feb 18, 2014
    George scores 26 to lead Pacers past Hawks, 108-98
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  • Watch: Pistons' Monroe levels Zeller with block

    Watch: Pistons' Monroe levels Zeller with block

    CNNSI.com Feb 18, 2014
    Pistons forward Greg Monroe leveled Bobcats forward Cody Zeller with a blocked shot during a Tuesday night game at the Palace in Auburn Hills.
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  • Kyrie Irving’s 20 Best Crossovers

    Kyrie Irving’s 20 Best Crossovers

    dimemag.com Feb 18, 2014
    When one sees Kyrie Irving play, it’s not your typical NBA point guard. That wasn’t more evident that on Sunday night when Kyrie Irving went Uncle Drew on everyone and treated the All-Star Game like his playground. When Kyrie took Dwight Howard out on h…
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  • Bulls sign Varnado to 10-day contract

    Bulls sign Varnado to 10-day contract

    nba.com Feb 18, 2014
    The Chicago Bulls have signed forward Jarvis Varnado to a 10-day contract.
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  • Video - Bucks Slip By Magic 00:42

    Bucks Slip By Magic

    Feb 18
    Nate Wolters had 15 points and eight assists to lead the Bucks past the Magic 104-100.
  • Video - Jefferson's Big Night Fuels Bobcats 00:52

    Jefferson's Big Night Fuels Bobcats

    Feb 18
    Andre Drummond had 16 points and 22 rebounds for the Pistons, but Al Jefferson countered with 32 points and 12 rebounds of his own to lead the Bobcats past Detroit 108-96.
  • Video - George, Pacers Roll Over Hawks 01:25

    George, Pacers Roll Over Hawks

    Feb 18
    Paul George scored 26 points in the Pacers' 108-98 win over the Hawks.
  • Video - Cavaliers Cruise Past 76ers 00:42

    Cavaliers Cruise Past 76ers

    Feb 18
    Tyler Zeller had 18 points and 15 rebounds to lead the Cavaliers past the 76ers 114-85.

Sports Columnists

  • Gregg Popovich says Tony Parker out for 'foreseeable future'

    Feb 18
    San Antonio Spurs point guard Tony Parker will be out "for the foreseeable future" with "a variety of maladies," coach Gregg Popovich said Tuesday.
  • NBA commissioner Adam Silver says LeBron James, NBA stars lobby for longer…

    Feb 18
    New NBA commissioner Adam Silver revealed in an interview with ESPN Radio that Miami Heat star LeBron James is among the players who have personally asked him to make the league's annual All-Star break longer.