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Thunder hold off Nets for sixth straight win

Thunder hold off Nets for sixth straight win

ESPN.com CNNSI.com Updated Dec 4, 2012
Kevin Durant scored 32 points, Russell Westbrook had 25 points and nine assists, and the Oklahoma City Thunder held off the Brooklyn Nets 117-111 on Tuesday night for their sixth straight victory.
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  • Wolves race to early lead, cruise past 76ers

    Wolves race to early lead, cruise past 76ers

    ESPN.com Dec 4, 2012
    Josh Howard had 16 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 105-88 win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Tuesday night.
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  • Andrei Kirilenko Is Back - Maybe

    Andrei Kirilenko Is Back - Maybe

    dimemag.com Dec 4, 2012
    The Minnesota Timberwolves and their often-ridiculed general manager, David Kahn, signed Andrei Kirilenko this offseason for about $20 million for two seasons. After an incredible beginning to his career with the Utah Jazz during the inchoate millennium…
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  • The 10-man rotation, starring Jim Petersen

    The 10-man rotation, starring Jim Petersen

    yahoo.com Dec 4, 2012
    A look around the league and the web that covers it. It's also important to note that the rotation order and starting nods aren't always listed in order of importance. That's for you, dear reader, to figure out. C: MinnPost. "Wolves color commentat…
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  • Thunder Bet on Ibaka, and It Paid Off

    Thunder Bet on Ibaka, and It Paid Off

    nytimes.com Dec 4, 2012
    The Thunder signed Serge Ibaka and then traded James Harden to Houston, which turned out well for both teams and players.
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  • Lopez, Evans to miss Nets game vs. Thunder

    Lopez, Evans to miss Nets game vs. Thunder

    nba.com ESPN.com Dec 4, 2012
    NEW YORK (AP) -- Brook Lopez and Reggie Evans will miss Brooklyn's game against Oklahoma City on Tuesday night, leaving the Nets without their leading scorer and top rebounder.
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  • Byron Mullens hammers huge dunk on LaMarcus Aldridge - no, seri…

    Byron Mullens hammers huge dunk on LaMarcus Aldridge - no, seriously - but Blazers beat Bobcats in OT (VIDEO)

    yahoo.com Dec 4, 2012
    As we noted when discussing his surprise at being double-teamed in the post by the Milwaukee Bucks a couple of weeks back, Charlotte Bobcats forward Byron Mullens isn't exactly known for his work in the paint. The 23-year-old 7-footer has been used larg…
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  • Blake Griffin Explodes Against The Jazz; Air Jordan XX8 Reveale…

    Blake Griffin Explodes Against The Jazz; Air Jordan XX8 Revealed

    dimemag.com Dec 4, 2012
    It’s not that Blake Griffin is having a bad season. It’s just that he hasn’t been THAT Blake Griffin, the guy who breaks souls, backboards, YouTube view counts and the player who single-handedly helped make SportsCenter worthwhile for the past two s
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  • Video - Thunder Top Nets For Sixth Straight Win 01:01

    Thunder Top Nets For Sixth Straight Win

    Dec 4
    Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook combine for 57 points in Thunder's 117-111 win over Nets.
  • Video - Wolves Blow Out 76ers 00:54

    Wolves Blow Out 76ers

    Dec 4
    Kevin Love fails to record a double-double for the first time this season, as Timberwolves roll to 105-88 win over 76ers.
  • Video - Coast to Coast: Shortened Season? 05:21

    Coast to Coast: Shortened Season?

    Dec 4
    With teams looking for ways to rest their players, is it time to rethink the NBA's 82-game schedule? J.A. Adande and Israel Gutierrez debate.
  • Video - Techin' In 01:38

    Techin' In

    Dec 4
    ESPN tech expert Katie Linendoll talks BCS, holiday gifts and RG3's fancy sleep technology.

Sports Columnists

  • NBA -- After a summer of shuffling, the Atlanta Hawks are off to a surpris…

    Dec 4
    After a summer of moves, Atlanta is off to a surprising start, writes Brian Windhorst.
  • Ian Thomsen: 'Restgate' reveals tension between sport, business of enterta…

    Dec 4
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