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Deng nets 20 as Bulls beat Hornets to end skid

Deng nets 20 as Bulls beat Hornets to end skid

ESPN.com Updated Feb 19, 2013
Luol Deng scored 20 points and the Chicago Bulls snapped a two-game skid with a 96-87 victory over the New Orleans Hornets on Tuesday night.
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  • Joe Johnson’s 3-Pointer Sends Game Into Overtime

    Joe Johnson’s 3-Pointer Sends Game Into Overtime

    dimemag.com Feb 19, 2013
    Joe Johnson sends the game into overtime with a clutch three-pointer at the buzzer.The post Joe Johnson’s 3-Pointer Sends Game Into Overtime appeared first on Dime Magazine (dimemag.com) : Daily NBA News, NBA Trades, NBA Rumors, Basketball Videos, Sneak
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  • Bulls' Hinrich (elbow) returns vs. New Orleans

    Bulls' Hinrich (elbow) returns vs. New Orleans

    ESPN.com Feb 19, 2013
    Chicago Bulls point Kirk Hinrich will start Tuesday night against the New Orleans Hornets after missing the past three weeks because of an infection in his elbow. The Bulls, who were 2-5 in Hinrich's absence, are excited to have him back on the floor.
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  • Repot: Bucks desire Redick if they can trade Ellis

    Repot: Bucks desire Redick if they can trade Ellis

    CNNSI.com Feb 19, 2013
    Repot: Bucks desire Redick if they can trade Ellis
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  • Phil Jackson discusses Lakers, his future and more

    Phil Jackson discusses Lakers, his future and more

    CNNSI.com Feb 19, 2013
    What does Phil Jackson think of the team he almost coached? Jack McCallum sat down with the Zen Master to discuss a wide range of topics, including the Lakers and his future.
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  • Video - Joe Johnson Saves Nets In OT Win Over Bucks 01:04

    Joe Johnson Saves Nets In OT Win Over Bucks

    Feb 19
    Joe Johnson's 3-pointer sends the game to overtime where his shot at the buzzer lifts Nets to 113-111 win over Bucks.
  • Video - Biggest Threat To Heat 01:14

    Biggest Threat To Heat

    Feb 19
    Stephen A. Smith thinks the Pacers represent the biggest threat to a return trip to the NBA Finals for the Heat.
  • Video - Grizzlies Win Tayshaun Prince's Return To Detroit 00:53

    Grizzlies Win Tayshaun Prince's Return To Detroit

    Feb 19
    Mike Conley contributes 19 points as Grizzlies dispatch Pistons for their fourth straight win.

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