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Five Surprises of the Young N.B.A. Season

Five Surprises of the Young N.B.A. Season

nytimes.com Updated Nov 15, 2012
Rajon Rondo of the Celtics and Omer Asik of the Rockets have excelled. Ersan Ilyasova of the Bucks has not.
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  • Nate Robinson drives, literally, through a defender’s legs on h…

    Nate Robinson drives, literally, through a defender’s legs on his way to the score (VIDEO)

    yahoo.com Nov 15, 2012
    Somehow, despite the loss of all-world scorer Derrick Rose and the presence of the defensively-minded (which is a nice way of saying, "shooting 32 percent from the field") Kirk Hinrich at starting point guard, the Chicago Bulls are 12th in the…
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  • Roy Hibbert and the Indiana Pacers are struggling mightily in t…

    Roy Hibbert and the Indiana Pacers are struggling mightily in the face of increased expectations

    yahoo.com Nov 15, 2012
    With the Chicago Bulls undergoing an unfortunate waiting period with star guard Derrick Rose on the shelf, and the Boston Celtics seemingly rebuilding on the fly after watching Ray Allen take his senior act down to South Beach, the Indiana Pacers were e…
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  • Greg Monroe Nailed A One-Eyed Free Throw

    Greg Monroe Nailed A One-Eyed Free Throw

    deadspin.com Nov 15, 2012
    In the second quarter of the Pistons' 94-76 win in Philadelphia, their first of the season, Greg Monroe was poked in the eye by Spencer Hawes. With his contact lens out of place, Monroe swished a free throw. After adjusting it-and regaining binocular vi
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  • Boozer puts up 28-14 as Bulls outlast Suns in OT

    Boozer puts up 28-14 as Bulls outlast Suns in OT

    CNNSI.com ESPN.com Nov 15, 2012
    PHOENIX (AP) Carlos Boozer's latest big game against Phoenix came in handy when the Chicago Bulls blew an 18-point lead.
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  • The Clippers Destroy The Defending Champs; Rudy Gay Makes A Sta…

    The Clippers Destroy The Defending Champs; Rudy Gay Makes A Statement Against OKC

    dimemag.com Nov 15, 2012
    It’s not every day you see the defending champs get completely outclassed. But it happened in the Staples Center last night as the Clippers rolled over the Heat, 107-100. The game was never that close — a late Miami run turned what was nearly a 20-poi
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  • Video - Joakim Noah's Offensive Improvement 01:51

    Joakim Noah's Offensive Improvement

    Nov 15
    NBA Tonight breaks down Joakim Noah's offensive improvement.

Sports Columnists

  • Lee Jenkins: D'Antoni has high expectations as 2012 season reboots for Lak…

    Nov 15
    LOS ANGELES -- "Championship", the Lakers shouted at the end of practice Thursday. A 3-5 team with a sidelined point guard, a flawed bench, and a head coach on crutches who was still introducing himself to some of the players. Nearly 10 percen…
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    Nov 15
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  • Dwyane Wade of Miami Heat out against Denver Nuggets with sprained ankle

    Nov 15
    Dwyane Wade missed the Miami Heat's game with the Denver Nuggets on Thursday night because of a sprained left foot. His status is day-to-day.
  • Weekend Dime -- Mike D'Antoni And The Los Angeles Lakers

    Nov 15
    Marc Stein xxxx.