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When Chicago Bulls Luol Deng, Joakim Noah, and Jimmy Butler met…

When Chicago Bulls Luol Deng, Joakim Noah, and Jimmy Butler met Sir Paul McCartney (PHOTO)

yahoo.com Updated Nov 20, 2012
We have no idea how Chicago Bulls forward Jimmy Butler and Luol Deng teamed with center Joakim Noah and Sir Paul McCartney to create a photo that Kelly Dwyer will someday have tattooed onto his back, but we're very happy Luol took the time to share the …
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  • Cavs' Irving (finger) frustrated by latest injury

    Cavs' Irving (finger) frustrated by latest injury

    nba.com yahoo.com CNNSI.com Nov 20, 2012
    Kyrie Irving couldn't handle playing with just one hand. Now, it's the Cleveland Cavaliers turn.
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  • Create-a-Caption: Bucks coach Scott Skiles is the worst Uncle S…

    Create-a-Caption: Bucks coach Scott Skiles is the worst Uncle Sam

    yahoo.com Nov 20, 2012
    I'm sure Scott Skiles thought he was pretty slick the first time he thought of pointing at his Milwaukee Bucks and saying, "I want you ... to work harder at defending the pick-and-roll." It was an especially nice touch to wear the hat and bear…
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  • Bobcats forward Byron Mullens was surprised the Bucks double-te…

    Bobcats forward Byron Mullens was surprised the Bucks double-teamed him, too (VIDEO)

    yahoo.com Nov 20, 2012
    One of the biggest plays in Monday night's entertaining and competitive - no, really! - contest between the Charlotte Bobcats and Milwaukee Bucks came late in the fourth quarter, with the Bucks holding onto a 96-93 advantage following a 14-6 Bobcats r
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  • The Washington Wizards are still winless, as their coach wonder…

    The Washington Wizards are still winless, as their coach wonders if he ‘might be dumb’

    yahoo.com Nov 20, 2012
    We take no great pleasure in kicking a team while it's down, but the flailing Washington Wizards just can't be ignored. The team still has yet to win a game in nine tries, following Monday night's failed comeback against the Indiana Pacers; but whatever…
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  • 2 Special Weapons Beat The Spurs; The Nuggets End The NBA’s Lon…

    2 Special Weapons Beat The Spurs; The Nuggets End The NBA’s Longest Winning Streak

    dimemag.com Nov 20, 2012
    Maybe the Clippers are really this good? Or maybe the Spurs just aren’t THAT good? San Antonio has now lost two of their last three home games, and twice already this year to the Clippers. But we’re leaning to the Clippers being pretty good, because,
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  • What's Wrong With the Pacers?

    What's Wrong With the Pacers?

    grantland.com Nov 20, 2012
    Three weeks into the season and it's become clear the Indiana Pacers are in big trouble. An offense that ranked in the top third of the league last se...
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Sports Columnists

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    Nov 20
    J.A. Adande breaks down the Lakers' first game with Mike D'Antoni at the helm.
  • Ian Thomsen: Why Cavaliers' Irving is not yet an elite point guard; more m…

    Nov 20
    Last week I compiled a list of the NBA's top point guards. There turned out to be nine of them, headed by Rajon Rondo, and your responses focused on one player from Cleveland who didn't make the list. So let's get straight to your questions (and suggest…
  • West Side/East Side -- Andrew Bynum's future with Philadelphia 76ers

    Nov 20
    The 76ers' center was supposed to be the face of the franchise, but has yet to play a game.