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Pacers hand Bobcats 13th straight home loss

Pacers hand Bobcats 13th straight home loss

ESPN.com CNNSI.com Updated Jan 15, 2013
Roy Hibbert had 18 points and seven rebounds, and the Indiana Pacers handed the Charlotte Bobcats their 13th straight home loss with a 103-76 victory Tuesday night.
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  • UNDRCRWN’s “Air 33”³ Collection

    UNDRCRWN’s “Air 33”³ Collection

    dimemag.com Jan 15, 2013
    The 1990s birthed a lot. Among other things: bad fashion choices, a Chicago Bulls dynasty and “Bootleg” Bart Simpson. The famous television character was always considered anti-establishment, and that resulted in his figure becoming a viable part of â
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  • After franchise-worst quarter, half, final in Bulls blowout, we…

    After franchise-worst quarter, half, final in Bulls blowout, we wonder: What’s up with the Hawks?

    yahoo.com Jan 15, 2013
    The Atlanta Hawks headed into their Monday night matchup with the Chicago Bulls having lost six of their previous eight games, including four straight road games against the relatively lowly likes of the Detroit Pistons, Minnesota Timberwolves, Clevelan…
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  • For Indiana's George, a Breakout Season

    For Indiana's George, a Breakout Season

    nytimes.com Jan 15, 2013
    With Danny Granger out, the Pacers' Paul George has made the most of his opportunities.
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  • Sources: Knicks record talk between Melo, Bulls

    Sources: Knicks record talk between Melo, Bulls

    ESPN.com Jan 15, 2013
    In the wake of an incident between Carmelo Anthony and Kevin Garnett that resulted in Anthony's suspension, the Knicks recorded all in-game conversations between the star forward and players surrounding him Friday against the Bulls, a source confirmed.
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  • The Lakers Want To Increase Kobe Bryant's Defensive Role, Will …

    The Lakers Want To Increase Kobe Bryant's Defensive Role, Will Probably End Up Killing Him

    deadspin.com Jan 15, 2013
    The good news for the Lakers is that they ended their six-game losing streak on Sunday by defeating the Cleveland Cavaliers 113-93 in Dwight Howard's first game back from injury. The bad news is that the Lakers still have an uphill climb to the playoffs…
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  • 5 Benches That Could Hold Back NBA Playoff Contenders

    5 Benches That Could Hold Back NBA Playoff Contenders

    dimemag.com Jan 15, 2013
    What makes San Antonio so frustrating for opponents and fun to watch for us, the fans, is the parallel personnel magic GM R.C. Buford and coach Gregg Popovich seem to always have working. It’s twofold: The Spurs’ core of Tony Parker, Tim Duncan and M
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  • Ian Thomsen: Examining the coaching hot seat, more mail

    Ian Thomsen: Examining the coaching hot seat, more mail

    CNNSI.com Jan 15, 2013
    We've already seen three coaches lose their jobs this season: Mike Brown, Avery Johnson and Scott Skiles. With the midway point of the season approaching, which other coaches should be fearing for their futures? -- Thomas Detweiler, Philadelphia
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  • Taj Gibson Posterizes Anthony Tolliver; Stacey King Enjoys It I…

    Taj Gibson Posterizes Anthony Tolliver; Stacey King Enjoys It Immensely

    deadspin.com Jan 15, 2013
    The dunk itself is pretty good, but Stacey King's reaction is even better. This is sort of a thing, I've learned, that King does so maybe you Chicagoans are yawning, but the rest of us can still enjoy his enthusiasm. More »
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  • Video - Pacers Hand Bobcats Their 13th Straight Home Loss 00:59

    Pacers Hand Bobcats Their 13th Straight Home Loss

    Jan 15
    Roy Hibbert leads the way with 18 points in Pacers' 103-76 win over Bobcats.
  • Video - Coast to Coast: Picking The All-Stars 05:38

    Coast to Coast: Picking The All-Stars

    Jan 15
    J.A. Adande and Israel Gutierrez on why upstart teams deserve more attention when it comes to selecting All-Stars.
  • Video - Lakers Roll To Second Straight Win 01:01

    Lakers Roll To Second Straight Win

    Jan 15
    Dwight Howard and Kobe Bryant each score 31 points in Lakers' 104-88 win over Bucks.

Sports Columnists

  • Paul George, Deron Williams shine at home; Andrea Bargnani, Tim Duncan shi…

    Jan 15
    John Cregan looks at players with significant statistical splits at home versus on the road.
  • Ian Thomsen: Examining the coaching hot seat, more mail

    Jan 15
    We've already seen three coaches lose their jobs this season: Mike Brown, Avery Johnson and Scott Skiles. With the midway point of the season approaching, which other coaches should be fearing for their futures? -- Thomas Detweiler, Philadelphia
  • Grantland Channel Presents: House Eats

    Jan 15
    Joe House and I became friends for two reasons: eating and basketball. When we went to school together at the College of the Holy Cross, we would play...