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McGee, Nuggets withstand late Raptors rallyESPN.com Updated Dec 3, 2012Corey Brewer scored 19 points, JaVale McGee had 17 points and five blocks, and the Denver Nuggets withstood a late rally to beat the Toronto Raptors 113-110 on Monday night.Upvote Share Tweet
Karl hit hard by friend Majerus' deathnba.com Updated Dec 3, 2012Denver Nuggets coach George Karl said he is still having a tough time dealing with the death of his friend, former Utah and Saint Louis coach Rick Majerus.Upvote Share Tweet
Kevin Love catches up with his father while wearing old man makeup, looks creepily like his old man (VIDEO)Last month we alerted you to the ongoing cola ads featuring Cleveland Cavaliers star Kyrie Irving and Minnesota Timberwolves All-Star Kevin Love dressed up as sexagenarians, hustling a group of playground ballers along the way. Today, we bring you somet…Upvote Share Tweet
Anthony, Durant named conference Players of the Weeknba.com Updated Dec 3, 2012The New York Knicks' Carmelo Anthony and the Oklahoma City Thunder's Kevin Durant today were named Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, Nov. 26, through Sunday, Dec. 2.Upvote Share Tweet
Lil Wayne helps Detroit Pistons forward Jonas Jerebko outfit children attending his basketball campBall Don't Lie launched a little attack on rapper Lil Wayne last spring when he, like Red Hot Chili Pepper bassist Flea, was denied the star treatment by the Oklahoma City Thunder. The recording artist didn't plan things out beforehand and expected to r…Upvote Share TweetYou guys aren't going to believe this, but getting one win didn't solve all of the Washington Wizards' issues. Following an 84-82 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers that gave the District dozen their first mark on the "W" side of the ledg…Upvote Share Tweet
The 14 Strangest Fines, Ejections & Suspensions In NBA Historydimemag.com Updated Dec 3, 2012Every year, NBA players, owners, coaches and general managers donate hundreds of thousands of dollars to charity. Not all of their philanthropy is voluntary. In the NBA, it’s a fineable offense to wear a headband upside down, to publicly criticize an ofUpvote Share Tweet
Kobe Bryant, after Lakers lose to Magic: ‘I’ll kick everybody’s ass in this locker room’ if we don’t fix thingsThe Los Angeles Lakers' Jekyll and Hyde act continued apace this weekend, with a Friday night blitzing (17 3-pointers, 54 percent shooting, a 28-and-20 performance by Dwight Howard and 122 points) of the Denver Nuggets giving way to a Sunday night stumb…Upvote Share Tweet
Blazers Rally Past Bobcats For Win In OTDec 3Blazers erase 18-point deficit and defeat Bobcats in OT, 118-112.
JaVale McGee Lift OffDec 3JaVale McGee finishes the alleey-oop with the one-handed slam.
Clippers Fight Off Jazz For Third Straight WinDec 3Blake Griffin scores a season-high 30 points in Clippers' 105-104 win over Jazz.
East Side -- Shorter NBA season unnecessaryDec 3Shorten the season? There's too much money in an 82-game season, and losing a few games does little to help anyone.
West Side - NBA schedule should be 78 gamesDec 3No reason to sit starters if NBA scales back regular season by four games.
Lee Jenkins: Magic make it personal by beating, embarrassing Howard in winDec 3LOS ANGELES -- One by one, the Orlando Magic walked over to the Lakers bench, and embraced the amiable big man who left them in August. One by one, they chatted with him and laughed with him and showed how much they missed him. And then, one by one, the…