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Belinelli's late jumper sends Bulls by Celts Updated Jan 18, 2013
Marco Belinelli made a game-winning jumper with 3.1 seconds left, Jimmy Butler scored six points in overtime and the Chicago Bulls extended their Friday night road show by beating the Boston Celtics 100-99.
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  • Paul George Hustles To Deny Chandler Parson’s Breakaway Jan 18, 2013
    Paul George hustles coast to coast to deny Chandler Parson’s breakaway layup in tonight’s matchup between the Indiana Pacers and Houston Rockets.The post Paul George Hustles To Deny Chandler Parson’s Breakaway appeared first on Dime Magazine (dimema
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  • Celts' Bradley out against Bulls with rib injury Jan 18, 2013
    Boston Celtics guard Avery Bradley will sit out Friday's visit from the Chicago Bulls due to a rib injury suffered in Wednesday's loss to the New Orleans Hornets.
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  • The 10-man rotation, starring EXCUSE ME, MR. WEST! Jan 18, 2013
    A look around the league and the Web that covers it. It's also important to note that the rotation order and starting nods aren't always listed in order of importance. That's for you, dear reader, to figure out. C: We've spent a decade getti…
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  • NBA admits botched call in Raptors’ loss to Bulls (VIDEO) Jan 18, 2013
    Basketball fans don't particularly like the NBA's officiating, at various times calling it "rigged," "a conspiracy," or "really bad and it makes me want to vomit." For the most part, the league tries to ignore these complai…
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  • Zach Randolph meets Lucky the pit bull, a.k.a. ‘Little Z-Bo,’ on ‘Pit Bulls and Parolees’ (VIDEO) Jan 18, 2013
    Last Friday, we discussed Zach Randolph's fear of cats, a revelation brought about by an interview tied to his appearance on the Animal Planet series "Pit Bulls and Parolees." The cat thing was a fun goof, but the good that Z-Bo did by donatin…
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  • Lost In The Desert: The Suns and Alvin Gentry have parted ways, makin… Jan 18, 2013
    The Suns and Alvin Gentry have parted ways, making Gentry the fourth coach fired this season. Things were dismal in Phoenix, but Gentry was hardly to blame, says Ian Thomsen.
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  • Cleveland Cavaliers Are The Latest To Try Cryotherapy: “Your Mind Is Telling You, ‘I Might Die’” Jan 18, 2013
    If you pluck the following quote out of context, you’d have a hard time telling if the story was about state-sponsored torture or team-sponsored injury prevention: “They’re putting you in a room that’s, like, minus 180. So your mind is telling you
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  • 3 great things about a Knicks/Pistons-in-London recap written by an Englishman Jan 18, 2013
    The New York Knicks scored a 102-87 win over the Detroit Pistons on Thursday afternoon at the O2 Arena in London as part of the NBA's ongoing efforts to expand global interest in the stateside product. The game itself wasn't particularly thrilling, and …
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  • Bulls' Deng (hammy) game-time call vs. Celts Jan 18, 2013
    Chicago Bulls forward Luol Deng is a game-time decision for Friday's game against the Boston Celtics because of a right hamstring injury.
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  • Clips stay on top; Nuggets continue their ascent Jan 18, 2013
    Three teams out West have set themselves apart. But don't forget about Andre Iguodala and the Nuggets. Close to unbeatable at home, Denver is one of this week's biggest risers.
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  • The Milwaukee Bucks won in Phoenix for the first time in 25 years Jan 18, 2013
    On Thursday night, the Milwaukee Bucks overcame an eight-point fourth-quarter deficit and beat the Suns 98-94 in Phoenix behind a 10-point, perfect-shooting final period from scoring guard Monta Ellis. That fact in itself is not news. The Bucks are a so…
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  • Video - Belinelli, Bulls Sink Celtics In OT 00:48

    Belinelli, Bulls Sink Celtics In OT

    Jan 18
    Marco Belinelli's off-balance jumper in OT lifts Bulls past Celtics and to their third straight win.
  • Video - George, Pacers Race Past Rockets 00:53

    George, Pacers Race Past Rockets

    Jan 18
    Paul George and David West combine for 51 points in Pacers' 105-95 win over Rockets.
  • Video - Good Teammate, Bad Opponent 02:46

    Good Teammate, Bad Opponent

    Jan 18
    Michael Wilbon and Bill Simmons draft their good teammate, bad opponent teams.
  • Video - Where Have All The Gunners Gone? 05:31

    Where Have All The Gunners Gone?

    Jan 18
    David Thorpe explains why so few NBA players have had huge scoring averages in recent years.