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Brandon Knight scored 16 of his 26 points in the first half, outplaying Damian Lillard in a matchup of young guards and leading the Detroit Pistons to a 108-101 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday night.
Share TweetMemphis Grizzlies point guard Mike Conley sat out Monday night's game against the Cleveland Cavaliers because of flu-like symptoms.Share TweetDrew Gooden offered tickets via Twitter to Monday's game against the Bulls at the United Center to any of his followers who sent him him a twit pic of a Bulls jersey in a toilet, and the winner sent in a shot of a submerged Kirk Hinrich jersey.Source: ESPN.com
Omri Casspi fears for family members’ lives amid Israel-Palestine rocket attacksUpdated Nov 26, 2012 Share TweetTo the extent that Omri Casspi's NBA career has been at all noteworthy, it's been due much more to his nationality than his on-court production. While he hasn't been much to write home about through three years with the Sacramento Kings and Cleveland Ca…Source: yahoo.com
Brandon Jennings and Larry Sanders: Milwaukee’s Yin and YangUpdated Nov 26, 2012 Share TweetThe Milwaukee Bucks are a young team that was on the brink of the playoffs last season before falling apart in the stretch run, losing seven of the Bucks’ last 10 games. This year, they’ve again started strong, opening the season at 6-2, before losingSource: dimemag.com
Major Question Marks Need Answers With The Boston CelticsUpdated Nov 26, 2012 Share TweetThe Boston Celtics are the best mediocre team in the NBA. Certainly they don’t intend to hold that distinction come season’s end but right now that’s about the best they can muster. It’s hard to fathom how this team can lose by 20 to the Pistons aSource: dimemag.com
Who got shook worse: Tony Parker or Paul Pierce? (VIDEOS)Updated Nov 26, 2012 Share TweetExhibit A, from the San Antonio Spurs' visit to Indianapolis to take on the Indiana Pacers on Friday night, courtesy of Indy reserve Lance Stephenson: And Exhibit B, from the Boston Celtics' trip to Central Florida to square off against the Orlando Magi…Source: yahoo.com
Grizzlies Claw Past Cavs, 84-78Nov 26Marc Gasol and Zach Randolph lead Grizzlies past Cavs.
Pistons Hand Blazers Second Straight LossNov 26Brandon Knight leads Pistons past Blazers.
Trick Shots From Kyle SinglerNov 26Pistons F Kyle Singler makes trick shots around Detroit.
THTV: The Potato IncidentNov 26TrueHoop's Henry Abbott with CSKA Moscow assistant, and former Lakers assistant, Quin Snyder on how a team building exercise involving potatoes went terribly wrong.
East Side -- Rivalries are blooming all aroundNov 26Rivalries haven't disappeared, they have just evolved from the 1980s Celtics-Lakers template.
Adande: Rivalries dim but game shines brighterNov 26While the great rivalries of yore are kaput, the game itself soars to new levels
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Heat forward LeBron James has plans to transform his game - ESPN The Magaz…Nov 26MVP, NBA champion, Olympic gold medalist -- what is next for LeBron James? In ESPN The Magazine, Michael Wilbon talks with the Heat forward about how he will transform his game.