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West, Hill lead surging Pacers past Pistons

West, Hill lead surging Pacers past Pistons

ESPN.com Updated Feb 22, 2013
David West scored 18 points, George Hill had 15 and the surging Indiana Pacers beat the Detroit Pistons 114-82 on Friday night.
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  • Paul George’s Incredible Two-Handed Block

    Paul George’s Incredible Two-Handed Block

    dimemag.com Feb 22, 2013
    Paul George hustles and denies Rodney Stuckey’s dunk attempt with two hands.The post Paul George’s Incredible Two-Handed Block appeared first on Dime Magazine (dimemag.com) : Daily NBA News, NBA Trades, NBA Rumors, Basketball Videos, Sneakers.
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  • Bucks' acquisition of Redick a 'win-now' proposition

    Bucks' acquisition of Redick a 'win-now' proposition

    On an NBA trade deadline that lacked star-power, the Bucks believe they made a deal that will help them lock down a playoff spot and move up the Eastern Conference ladder.
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  • Bulls' Hinrich remains out; Noah, Belineli active

    Bulls' Hinrich remains out; Noah, Belineli active

    nba.com Feb 22, 2013
    Chicago Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau says guard Kirk Hinrich will miss Friday night's game against the Charlotte Bobcats with a lingering right elbow injury, but center Joakim Noah and guard Marco Belinelli will play.
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  • Salley Offers a Healthy Assist

    Salley Offers a Healthy Assist

    nytimes.com Feb 22, 2013
    John Salley, a 6-foot-11 power forward and center, became a vegetarian in January 1991 after he felt he had to make changes in his lifestyle.
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  • Brandon Jennings & Monta Ellis Star As ‘80s TV Icons Lavern…

    Brandon Jennings & Monta Ellis Star As ‘80s TV Icons Laverne & Shirley

    dimemag.com Feb 22, 2013
    Brandon Jennings and Monta Ellis are the next Laverne & Shirley? I admit I never saw it. But the NBA’s newest BIG campaign video features the two Milwaukee stars set to the classic ’80s show’s theme song, “Make Our Dreams Come True.” Now with J.
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  • The Top 5 Twins In NBA History

    The Top 5 Twins In NBA History

    dimemag.com Feb 22, 2013
    The trade deadline came and went without the same kind of hoopla that fans have been accustomed to, to the degree that the biggest name moved was J.J. Redick being traded to the Milwaukee Bucks at the last minute. However, it was a trade first reported …
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  • Quiet deadline reflects new financial reality in NBA

    Quiet deadline reflects new financial reality in NBA

    CNNSI.com Feb 22, 2013
    All talk, little action. That's the reality of the NBA trade deadline, writes Ian Thomsen. And a new ultra-conservative model has been settling over the league with increasing alarm.
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  • Ian Thomsen: Quiet deadline reflects new financial reality in N…
  • LeBron James Misses Wide-Open Dunk, Is Still Basically Infallib…

    LeBron James Misses Wide-Open Dunk, Is Still Basically Infallible

    deadspin.com Feb 22, 2013
    LeBron James was stupid good again last night. He played 34 minutes in a blowout win against the Bulls, scoring 26 points on 11-15 shooting while adding 12 rebounds and seven assists. LeBron was, however, caught in a moment of imperfection during the th…
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  • Dime Q&A: Lance Stephenson On His Basketball Ascension In I…

    Dime Q&A: Lance Stephenson On His Basketball Ascension In Indiana

    dimemag.com Feb 22, 2013
    In New York City, the name Lance Stephenson is one that many would say will live forever. His success as a teenager at Lincoln High School put him in the limelight early. As his game progressed and he was drafted into the NBA in 2010, many thought the I…
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  • San Antonio Spurs’ Stephen Jackson returns to action after losi…

    San Antonio Spurs’ Stephen Jackson returns to action after losing unborn first child

    yahoo.com Feb 22, 2013
    When Stephen Jackson left the San Antonio Spurs prior to their Feb. 11 matchup with the Chicago Bulls for "personal reasons," you had to wonder what exactly was going on with the 34-year-old swingman. Not only were the Spurs in the middle of t…
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  • Li-Ning Way Of Wade “Chicago” Player Exclusive

    Li-Ning Way Of Wade “Chicago” Player Exclusive

    dimemag.com Feb 22, 2013
    Dwyane Wade and Li-Ning have some special plans in store for his Way Of Wade sneaker line. Over the All-Star Weekend, they unveiled a dope purple-themed color for the All-Star Game. Then last night, Wade unleashed a “Chicago” PE for his matchup back h
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  • Derrick Rose's Brother Is Not Happy With The Bulls

    Derrick Rose's Brother Is Not Happy With The Bulls

    deadspin.com Feb 22, 2013
    While Sad Derrick Rose continues his sad comeback, his brother and business manager, Reggie Rose, decided to take a few shots at the Bulls organization. In an interview with ESPN Chicago, Reggie Rose expressed his displeasure at the Bulls for not making…
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  • LeBron James banks in left-handed 3-pointer, blows easy dunk in…

    LeBron James banks in left-handed 3-pointer, blows easy dunk in Heat blowout of Bulls (VIDEOS)

    yahoo.com Feb 22, 2013
    After a less-than-thrilling trade deadline that some believe ranked among the worst the NBA's ever seen, we just wanted to see something fun on Thursday night's TNT double-header, and with a pair of games featuring talented no-doubt playoff teams. Unfor…
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  • For Kyrie Irving, a Milestone Week

    For Kyrie Irving, a Milestone Week

    nytimes.com Feb 22, 2013
    Cleveland guard Kyrie Irving provided a glimpse of the future during All-Star weekend and his subsequent performances.
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  • Video - Bulls Crush Bobcats, 105-75 00:38

    Bulls Crush Bobcats, 105-75

    Feb 22
    Bulls beat Bobcats by 30 points.
  • Video - Deals That Didn't Go Down 06:15

    Deals That Didn't Go Down

    Feb 22
    Marc Stein on what almost happened on deadline day.
  • Video - Dunk Of The Night: Gerald Green's Monster Finish 00:31

    Dunk Of The Night: Gerald Green's Monster Finish

    Feb 22
    D.J. Augustin alley-oops to Gerald Green, who finishes with the big dunk against the Pistons.

Sports Columnists

  • Ian Thomsen: Quiet deadline reflects new financial reality in NBA

    Feb 22
    Really? This is all there was?