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Robinson sparks Bulls' 4th-quarter comeback

Robinson sparks Bulls' 4th-quarter comeback

ESPN.com Updated Jan 23, 2013
Nate Robinson had 11 points and seven assists in 21 minutes off the bench, leading a furious fourth-quarter comeback that carried the Chicago Bulls past the Detroit Pistons 85-82 on Wednesday night.
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  • Detroit Pistons rookie Kim English gets his draft night handsha…

    Detroit Pistons rookie Kim English gets his draft night handshake, seven months later

    yahoo.com Jan 23, 2013
    Every high-level basketball player dreams of the moment when his name gets called at the NBA Draft. These athletes work so hard for so long to achieve in a dream, and over the course of a few seconds there name is called and they belong to an real live …
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  • Bucks GM Hammond gets contract extension

    Bucks GM Hammond gets contract extension

    nba.com Jan 23, 2013
    When the Milwaukee Bucks and coach Scott Skiles decided to part ways earlier this month, the franchise appeared to be treading on some pretty unstable ground.
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  • Fast 5: Tracking This Year’s NBA Draft Class, Vol. 8

    Fast 5: Tracking This Year’s NBA Draft Class, Vol. 8

    dimemag.com Jan 23, 2013
    Each Wednesday, we’ll be assessing how the top prospects of the 2013 NBA Draft are faring in college and overseas. Stick with us each week for assorted thoughts, including the biggest risers and fallers, the standouts, the sleepers and what we know and
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  • Cleveland Cavaliers bust out ‘Manti Te’o Kiss Cam’ during win o…

    Cleveland Cavaliers bust out ‘Manti Te’o Kiss Cam’ during win over Celtics

    yahoo.com Jan 23, 2013
    The reported paid attendance for Tuesday night's game between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Boston Celtics was 14,192; this makes sense because the Cavs entered the game at 10-32 and Boston, while a perennial playoff team with several noteworthy stars, ha…
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  • Griz add swingman Johnson with 10-day deal

    Griz add swingman Johnson with 10-day deal

    ESPN.com nba.com Jan 23, 2013
    The Memphis Grizzlies have signed guard-forward Chris Johnson to a 10-day contract a day after sending three players to the Cleveland Cavaliers to free up salary space.
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  • Handing out awards at NBA's midway point

    Handing out awards at NBA's midway point

    CNNSI.com Jan 23, 2013
    With the 2012-13 season at the halfway mark, SI.com's NBA writers make their picks for the league's top performers. The MVP and Coach of the Year races have produced the most disagreement at the top, while clear favorites have emerged for Rookie of the …
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  • Video - Bulls Come Back To Top Pistons 01:10

    Bulls Come Back To Top Pistons

    Jan 23
    Bulls hold off Pistons, 85-82.
  • Video - Blazers Burn Pacers, 100-80 00:49

    Blazers Burn Pacers, 100-80

    Jan 23
    Blazers snap six-game skid.

Sports Columnists

  • Lee Jenkins: Despite offseason loss, Thunder continue to grow

    Jan 23
    LOS ANGELES -- The Oklahoma City Thunder have always challenged conventional wisdom -- they play in one of the smallest markets in professional sports, in a region consumed by college football, and implausibly built the best home-court advantage in the …