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George, hot-shooting Pacers clobber Knicks

George, hot-shooting Pacers clobber Knicks

ESPN.com Updated Feb 20, 2013
Paul George scored 27 points and the Indiana Pacers powered their way closer to the No. 2 seed in the Eastern Conference by beating the New York Knicks 125-91 on Wednesday night.
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  • Turning It On: The Pacers' offense showed up in style in their …

    Turning It On: The Pacers' offense showed up in style in their 1…

    CNNSI.com Feb 20, 2013
    The Pacers' offense showed up in style in their 125-91 blowout of the East rival Knicks. Indiana isn't known for its scoring, but that's what's clicking right now, says Rob Mahoney.
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  • Pistons turn back Bobcats despite Knight injury

    Pistons turn back Bobcats despite Knight injury

    ESPN.com Feb 20, 2013
    Greg Monroe scored 10 of his 19 points in the fourth quarter, stepping up with Brandon Knight on the bench nursing a hyperextended right knee, to lead the Detroit Pistons to a 105-99 victory over the Charlotte Bobcats on Wednesday night.
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  • Joe Johnson Makes Two Perfect Last-Second Shots In One Game

    Joe Johnson Makes Two Perfect Last-Second Shots In One Game

    deadspin.com Feb 20, 2013
    There are two types of great buzzer-beaters. The first kind is the end result of a well-executed inbounds play, one that involves screens and misdirection and ends with a shooter getting open just long enough to rise up for a clean shot at the rim. (See…
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  • Joe Johnson forces overtime, follows with the game-winner to be…

    Joe Johnson forces overtime, follows with the game-winner to beat the Bucks (VIDEO)

    yahoo.com nydailynews.com Feb 20, 2013
    As one of the disappointing cornerstones of the Brooklyn Nets, Joe Johnson has received his fair share of negative criticism this season, and not just after being dragged into ridiculous arguments about LeBron James. Yet, despite his 42.7 percent mark f…
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  • Video - Nets Hold Off Bucks, 97-94 00:55

    Nets Hold Off Bucks, 97-94

    Feb 20
    Big fourth quarter lifts Nets past Bucks.
  • Video - Pacers Take Laugher Over Knicks 01:13

    Pacers Take Laugher Over Knicks

    Feb 20
    Pacers outscore Knicks by 34 points, handing New York their third straight loss.
  • Video - Irving floater in the lane 00:09

    Irving floater in the lane

    Feb 20
    Kyrie Irving hits the floater in the lane
  • Video - Knight Suffers Knee Injury In Pistons' Win 01:08

    Knight Suffers Knee Injury In Pistons' Win

    Feb 20
    Brandon Knight hyperextends his right knee, but Greg Monroe steps up to score 19 points and lead Pistons to 105-99 win over Bobcats.

Sports Columnists

  • Adande: Lakers-Celtics game just can't compare to a passing great

    Feb 20
    The Celtics-Lakers game felt secondary to everything after the death of Jerry Buss.