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NY Knicks better snap out of fog after London trip as loss to Brooklyn Nets narrows Atlantic Division leadUpdated Jan 21 Share Tweet
The sooner the Knicks figure out that London isn’t calling anymore, the better off they’ll be. The sooner they realize that they’re not up against the putrid Pistons, and unable to name the score, the better off they’ll be. The sooner they realize
Share TweetCHICAGO (AP) -- Bulls star point guard Derrick Rose could soon be going through full-contact drills in practice.Share Tweethicago Bulls forward Luol Deng did not participate in Monday morning's shootaround because of a right hamstring injury and will not play against the Los Angeles Lakers.Source: ESPN.comShare TweetOn Sunday, the Boston Celtics lost 105-88 to the Detroit Pistons, a team playing its first game since Thursday's "home" game in London. Given the circumstances of the loss, the Celtics have reason to worry. The Celtics had serious problems wit…Source: yahoo.com
Iman Shumpert has a Johnny Bravo tattoo because he loves giant hair, the ’90sUpdated Jan 21 Share TweetAfter missing the first 36 games of the 2012-13 season following surgery to repair torn ligaments in his left knee, Iman Shumpert made his season debut for the New York Knicks during last Thursday's 102-87 win over the Detroit Pistons in London. Knicks …Source: yahoo.comShare TweetCLEVELAND (AP) -- Anderson Varejao's season rapidly spiraled from a probable All-Star appearance to over.Share TweetGeorge Hill scored 13 points, including a clinching free throw with 1.4 seconds remaining to give the Indiana Pacers an 82-81 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies in the annual Martin Luther King Day game on Monday afternoon.
Tyler Hansbrough Throws Down A Strong Follow ThroughUpdated Jan 21 Share TweetGerald Green misses a three, but Tyler Hansbrough is there to throw down the follow through basket drawing the contact in today’s matchup between the Indiana Pacers and Memphis Grizzlies.The post Tyler Hansbrough Throws Down A Strong Follow Through appeSource: dimemag.com
Thibodeau on benching Noah: He understandsUpdated Jan 21 Share TweetChicago Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau said Monday that Joakim Noah understands why he was benched for much of Saturday's loss to the Memphis Grizzlies, but Noah declined to speak to reporters once again.Source: ESPN.com
Durant, Boozer named Players of the WeekUpdated Jan 21 Share TweetThe Chicago Bulls' Carlos Boozer and the Oklahoma City Thunder's Kevin Durant today were named Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, Jan. 14 through Sunday, Jan. 20.Source: nba.com
Pacers Hold Off GrizzliesJan 21Rudy Gay's last-second shot was too late as the Pacers beat the Grizzlies 82-81.
Mike Conley Dish To Wayne EllingtonJan 21Mike Conley with nice pass in transition to Wayne Ellington for the lay in.
Zach Randolph Bucket and The FoulJan 21Randolph makes a nice baseline move for the floater and the foul.
Bulls Charge Past Lakers, 95-83Jan 21Highlight of the night: Big fourth quarter leads Bulls past Lakers.
Daily Dime: Nets 11-2 under P.J.Jan 21Since P.J. Carlesimo took over, the Nets have elevated their game, Brian Windhorst writes.
Ian Thomsen: Return of Sonics good news for everyone -- except SacramentoJan 21Within a year the Seattle SuperSonics will be back home in Key Arena, their team president may be Phil Jackson or some other heavy hitter and who knows where DeMarcus Cousins will be playing. And one more thing: The abandoned city of Sacramento will be …
NBA - Los Angeles Clippers offseason paying offJan 21A series of small-print moves has helped boost the Clippers to elite status in the 2012-13 season.