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Pistons blow big lead, but hold off Celtics

Pistons blow big lead, but hold off Celtics

ESPN.com Updated Jan 20, 2013
Rookie Andre Drummond had 16 points and seven rebounds, and the Detroit Pistons returned from Europe with a 103-88 victory over the Boston Celtics on Sunday night.
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  • Suns hire ex-NBA player Hunter as interim coach

    Suns hire ex-NBA player Hunter as interim coach

    CNNSI.com Jan 20, 2013
    PHOENIX (AP) -- The Phoenix Suns have picked player development director Lindsey Hunter as interim coach, two days after the team parted ways with Alvin Gentry.
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  • San Antonio Doesn’t Even Need Tim Duncan; Warriors Win A Wild G…

    San Antonio Doesn’t Even Need Tim Duncan; Warriors Win A Wild Game

    dimemag.com Jan 20, 2013
    In Tony Parker‘s last three games in Atlanta, he’s scored 33 points a game. Knowing that, can we fault Gregg Popovich for sitting Tim Duncan in the Spurs’ five-point win over the Hawks? Not really, not after seeing San Antonio hold the Hawks down in
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  • Jennings goes for 30 as Bucks slip past Blazers

    Jennings goes for 30 as Bucks slip past Blazers

    ESPN.com Jan 20, 2013
    Brandon Jennings had 30 points and eight assists, Ersan Ilyasova added 27 points and 14 rebounds, and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Portland Trail Blazers 110-104 Saturday night to wrap up a successful road trip.
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  • Foye, Favors combine to power Jazz past Cavs

    Foye, Favors combine to power Jazz past Cavs

    ESPN.com Jan 20, 2013
    Randy Foye scored 20 points, Derrick Favors had a season-high 19 and the Utah Jazz beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 109-98 on Saturday night.
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  • Video - Dunk Of The Night 00:30

    Dunk Of The Night

    Jan 20
    Brandon Knight cruises down the lane and finishes with a one-handed dunk.

Sports Columnists

  • NBA -- What does Sacramento Kings news mean?

    Jan 20
    Should these players be on the move before the trade deadline? We debate.
  • Sources: Seattle group has deal to buy Kings

    Jan 20
    The Maloof family that owns the Sacramento Kings has reached a purchase agreement to sell a 65 percent controlling interest in the franchise to a Seattle group led by Chris Hansen and Steve Ballmer, according to league sources.
  • Heat sign veteran Andersen to 10-day contract

    Jan 20
    In a continuing effort to manage their rebounding problems, the Miami Heat signed veteran big man Chris Andersen to a 10-day contract Sunday morning.