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Ty Lawson Drops Jodie Meeks With The Killer Crossover
dimemag.com Updated Mar 8 (yesterday)
It’s so nice to have Ty Lawson back for the Nuggets. The 5-11 bundle of energy was conspicuously absent during the recent nine games he missed recovering from a rib injury, and on Friday night the Lakers found out why. Lawson was electric on his way to …Upvote Share Tweet
Faried-led Nuggets dispatch skidding LakersESPN.com Updated Mar 8 (yesterday)Kenneth Faried scored a career-high 32 points, Ty Lawson had 30 and the Nuggets beat the skidding Lakers 134-126 on Friday night.Upvote Share Tweet
Mavs lose 30-point lead, rally past BlazersESPN.com Updated Mar 7 (yesterday)Mavs blow 30-point lead, rally past Blazers 103-98Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Updated Mar 7 (yesterday)Carmelo Anthony scored 18 of his 29 points in the first quarter, sending the New York Knicks to a rare easy night in a 108-81 victory over the Utah Jazz on Friday.Upvote Share Tweet
Kevin Love Says “F*** Him” In Response To Tyson Chandler’s Criticism Of His Ddimemag.com Updated Mar 7 (yesterday)On Wednesday this week, the Knicks finally snapped a seven-game losing streak when they went into Minnesota and beat the ‘Wolves, 118-106. But at halftime of that game, Tyson Chandler informed a reporter Kevin Love “Can’t play D.” While many of our read…Upvote Share Tweetdeadspin.com Updated Mar 7 (yesterday)Suns swingman Gerald Green, who is putting the finishing touches on the best season of his career, blitzed the Oklahoma City Thunder with a career-high 41 points last night, the better part of them coming from eight made three-pointers. This topped a pr…Upvote Share Tweet
GIF: Gerald Green Blows By Kevin Durant For The Jam; Drops 41 In Suns Windimemag.com Updated Mar 7 (2 days ago)Gerald Green was 8-of-13 from three-point territory on Thursday night. His bombs from beyond the arc kept the Suns in the game even as Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant combined to shoot 25-of-46 from the field for 70 points. But Green finished with 41…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Updated Mar 6 (2 days ago)It's been two weeks since LeBron James suffered a broken nose at the hand (well, the arm, really) of Oklahoma City Thunder power forward Serge Ibaka during a nationally televised Thursday night Miami Heat road win. After sitting out a victory over the C…Upvote Share Tweet
Ten Before Tip: Crawford still out for the Clippersnba.com Updated Mar 6 (2 days ago)? The Clippers won't be as short-handed as the Lakers have been this season, but they'll be close when the teams meet tonight at Staples Center in a home game for the Lakers. Clippers coach Doc Rivers announced before the game that Jamal Crawford will m…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Updated Mar 6 (3 days ago)Denver Nuggets point guard Nate Robinson, who is out for the season after suffering a torn ACL in January, vows that he'll exercise his player option and return to the team next season.Upvote Share TweetMinnesota Timberwolves All-Star power forward Kevin Love has many great qualities, including top-rate rebounding and outside shooting for his size. For the most part, though, it's agreed that Love is not a very good defender. He typically fails to prote…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Updated Mar 6 (3 days ago)Nicolas Batum had 14 points and a career-high 18 rebounds and the Portland Trail Blazers routed Atlanta 102-78, a loss that marked the end of Hawks guard Kyle Korver's NBA-record streak of 127 games with a 3-pointer.Upvote Share TweetWilson Chandler scored 21 points, Ty Lawson had 20, and the Denver Nuggets snapped a six-game losing streak by beating the Dallas Mavericks 115-110 on Wednesday night.Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Updated Mar 5 (3 days ago)Carmelo Anthony scored 33 points to help the New York Knicks snap a seven-game losing streak with a 118-106 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night.Upvote Share Tweet
Russell Westbrook logged the second-fastest triple-double in NBA history in Thunder blowout of Sixers (Video)yahoo.com Updated Mar 5 (4 days ago)During Kevin Durant's month-long evisceration of the NBA earlier this season, many observers wondered how the MVP candidate would respond once Russell Westbrook returned to the Oklahoma City Thunder lineup. As Durant thrived with Westbrook recovering fr…Upvote Share Tweet
Westbrook, Durant dominant as OKC rompsESPN.com Updated Mar 4 (4 days ago)Russell Westbrook had a triple-double in 21 minutes and Kevin Durant scored 42 points to help the Oklahoma City Thunder defeat the woeful Philadelphia 76ers 125-92 on Tuesday night for their third straight win.Upvote Share Tweet
LeBron James vs. Kevin Durant for 2013-14 NBA MVP: It's anybody's race, just like it always wasyahoo.com Updated Mar 4 (5 days ago)If the 2013-14 NBA season had ended at the All-Star break, the people who vote on such things probably would have picked Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant as this season's Most Valuable Player. Few right-thinking individuals would've offered a …Upvote Share Tweet
Watch Robin Lopez Posterize Robert Sacredimemag.com Updated Mar 4 (5 days ago)We already showed you the ending to that crazy Blazers-Lakers game, but it wasn’t just Johnson’s lob that you have to see. Offseason acquisition Robin Lopez got a nice opportunity to smash the ball on Lakers center Robert Sacre. A baseline pass from Nic…Upvote Share TweetThe Los Angeles Lakers have found many ways to lose this season, entering Monday's road game against the Portland Trail Blazers having gone 6-31 from December 21 through February 26. Even so, Monday night's road game against the Portland Trail Blazers t…Upvote Share Tweet
Love has 50th double-double in Wolves' winESPN.com Updated Mar 4 (5 days ago)Kevin Love scored 33 points and tied a season high with 19 rebounds for his NBA-best 50th double-double this season, and the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the skidding Denver Nuggets 132-128 on Monday night for their third win in a row.Upvote Share Tweet
Giannis Antetokounmpo’s Block From Behind & Behind-The-Back Dimedimemag.com Updated Mar 4 (5 days ago)A March date between an awful Milwaukee Bucks team and a visiting Jazz squad who might even be worse probably didn’t inspire a lot of water cooler talk today around the office today. Even so, the Greek Freak Giannis Antetokounmpo* is must watch televisi…Upvote Share Tweetnba.com Updated Mar 3 (5 days ago)Nuggets point guard Ty Lawson was set to return for Monday night's game against the Minnesota Timberwolves after missing nearly a month because of a left rib fracture.Upvote Share Tweetdimemag.com Updated Mar 3 (5 days ago)Kevin Garnett and Dirk Nowitzki had some legendary matchups over the years. As two of the league’s best power forwards of their generation, and two who spent long portions of their primes in the Western Conference, they matched up throughout the season.…Upvote Share Tweet
Wolves Pound PistonsMar 7Kevin Love scored 28 points and grabbed 14 rebounds in the Timberwolves' 114-101 win over the Pistons.
Writing to a Different BeatMar 7Chris Herring of the Wall Street Journal discusses the challenges of covering the Knicks as an "Analytics" beat writer and being one of the few black voices in the Analytics community.
Mavs Push Past BlazersMar 7The Mavericks topped the Blazers 103-98 to snap their three-game losing streak.
The Value of a PickMar 6Grantland's Kirk Goldsberry explains "EPV" and how we give value to plays that don't show up in the box score.
Miami Heat sign DeAndre Liggins to second 10-day contractMar 8The Miami Heat signed forward DeAndre Liggins to a second 10-day contract.
NBA: Indiana Pacers growing frustrated during first slump of seasonMar 7After a blowout loss in Houston, the East-leading Pacers are in their first slump of the season and their star players are searching for answers.
NBA - True or false: Free agency decisionsMar 6Our 5-on-5 crew answers the key questions about whether top free agents will opt in or out in 2014.
LeBron James of Miami Heat says sleeved jersey partly to blame for off nig…Mar 7The short-sleeved jerseys introduced across the NBA this season have been popular with fans and a big seller in stores. But LeBron James is not a fan.