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Aldridge's surprise return suits Blazers in win

Aldridge's surprise return suits Blazers in win

LaMarcus Aldridge returned to the Trail Blazers two days after he said he was going to have thumb surgery and recorded 26 points and nine rebounds in Portland's 103-96 victory over the Washington Wizards on Saturday.
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  • Waiters: Not scapegoat for Cavs' early issues

    Waiters: Not scapegoat for Cavs' early issues

    ESPN.com 18 hours ago
    Less than two weeks after being traded to the Oklahoma City Thunder, Dion Waiters was back in Cleveland on Saturday, preparing for Sunday's game against his former team.
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  • Hawks win 15th straight, set franchise mark

    Hawks win 15th straight, set franchise mark

    ESPN.com Jan 23 (yesterday)
    Paul Millsap scored 22 points, Jeff Teague added 17 and the Atlanta Hawks eclipsed the franchise record with their 15th straight victory, beating the Oklahoma City Thunder 103-93 on Friday night.
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  • Kent Bazemore is dunked-on and dunker as Hawks set franchise-re…

    Kent Bazemore is dunked-on and dunker as Hawks set franchise-record win streak

    yahoo.com Jan 23 (yesterday)
    Pretty much everything is going right for the Atlanta Hawks these days. The Eastern Conference leaders entered Friday night's home game vs. the Oklahoma City Thunder with a 14-game winning streak, matching a franchise record set during the 1993-94 seaso…
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  • Durant: Don't need ASG vote to validate me

    Durant: Don't need ASG vote to validate me

    ESPN.com Jan 23 (yesterday)
    Reigning league MVP Kevin Durant says a drastic drop-off in fan votes that cost him a starting spot in next month's NBA All-Star Game won't serve as any extra motivation as he tries to lead the Oklahoma City Thunder back into the playoff picture.
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  • Nuggets Guard Ty Lawson Arrested On Suspicion Of DUI

    Nuggets Guard Ty Lawson Arrested On Suspicion Of DUI

    deadspin.com ESPN.com nba.com yahoo.com Jan 23 (yesterday)
    According to 9 News Colorado, Nuggets point guard Ty Lawson was arrested early this morning for a suspected DUI.Read more...
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  • Sore ankles to sideline Pelicans' Anderson vs. Wolves

    Sore ankles to sideline Pelicans' Anderson vs. Wolves

    nba.com ESPN.com Jan 23 (yesterday)
    The New Orleans Pelicans say forward Ryan Anderson will miss Friday night's game against the Minnesota Timberwolves because of swelling and soreness in both ankles.
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  • Dante Exum On Brandon Knight’s Shot: “We Knew He Was Going To M…

    Dante Exum On Brandon Knight’s Shot: “We Knew He Was Going To Miss”

    dimemag.com Jan 23 (yesterday)
    19 year-old Dante Exum clearly already knows how to work the media. After Brandon Knight misfired on a game-tying shot in the final seconds of the Milwaukee Bucks’ 101-99 loss to the Utah Jazz last night, the rookie boasted that his team allowed Knight …
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  • Celtics Beat Trail Blazers On Sloppiest Game-Winner Of The Year

    Celtics Beat Trail Blazers On Sloppiest Game-Winner Of The Year

    deadspin.com Jan 23 (2 days ago)
    Down two to the Trail Blazers with under 10 seconds remaining, the Celtics were relying upon Jared Sullinger to get them a crucial basket. That should tell you all you need to know about how good they are, that Brad Stevens looked up and down his bench …
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  • Video - Aldridge Returns, Blazers Top Wiz 01:28

    Aldridge Returns, Blazers Top Wiz

    Jan 24
    LaMarcus Aldridge returned to the Trail Blazers two days after saying he was going to have thumb surgery and had 26 points and nine rebounds in Portland's 103-96 win over Washington.
  • Video - Jazz Cruise Past Nets 01:04

    Jazz Cruise Past Nets

    Jan 24
    Trey Burke scored 19 points off the bench as the Jazz defeated the Jets 108-73.
  • Video - Hawks Win 15th Straight 02:07

    Hawks Win 15th Straight

    Jan 23
    The Hawks set a franchise record with their 15th straight win, beating the Thunder 103-93.
  • Video - 'SportCenter' Not Top Plays 02:16

    'SportCenter' Not Top Plays

    Jan 23
    Check out the worst plays from this past week, including LeBron James' air ball during a foul shot.

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