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Love's double-double leads Wolves past Cavs

Love's double-double leads Wolves past Cavs

ESPN.com Updated Dec 7, 2012
Kevin Love had 36 points and 13 rebounds to lead the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 91-73 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday night.
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  • Miller keys decisive run in Nuggets win vs. Pacers

    Miller keys decisive run in Nuggets win vs. Pacers

    CNNSI.com nba.com ESPN.com Dec 7, 2012
    Miller keys decisive run in Nuggets win vs. Pacers
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  • JaVale McGee Performs Perfectly Terrible, Ridiculous, Awful Pla…

    JaVale McGee Performs Perfectly Terrible, Ridiculous, Awful Play

    deadspin.com Dec 7, 2012
    JaVale McGee helped lead the Nuggets to a 92-89 win over the Pacers in Indianapolis tonight thanks to 20 points on 9-9 shooting. That perfect shooting percentage only held up because the official scorer decided not to classify whatever happens at the en…
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  • Jazz rule out Jefferson, Favors; Kanter to start

    Jazz rule out Jefferson, Favors; Kanter to start

    ESPN.com Dec 7, 2012
    Center Al Jefferson and reserve power forward Derrick Favors have been ruled out of Utah's game against Toronto on Friday night because of injuries.
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  • Wolves' Rubio knows great expectations await

    Wolves' Rubio knows great expectations await

    nba.com Dec 7, 2012
    Ricky Rubio knows that there are a lot of expectations being put on his return to the Minnesota Timberwolves. He knows he is being cast as the missing piece that will magically make everything better as soon as he hits the court.
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  • Wolves prez shoots down Lakers' Gasol rumors

    Wolves prez shoots down Lakers' Gasol rumors

    ESPN.com nba.com Dec 7, 2012
    Minnesota Timberwolves president David Kahn is pouring cold water on the seemingly endless speculation surrounding the team's interest in Los Angeles Lakers big man Pau Gasol.
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  • Section 15: A Midwesterner Visits Brooklyn

    Section 15: A Midwesterner Visits Brooklyn

    nytimes.com Dec 7, 2012
    The Off the Dribble team was interested in learning about Nets fans now that the team is in Brooklyn. David Ison, a Kansas City transplant living in Yonkers, took his future stepson to Section 15.
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  • Blazers send rookies Barton, Claver to D-League

    Blazers send rookies Barton, Claver to D-League

    nba.com ESPN.com Dec 7, 2012
    The Trail Blazers have assigned rookies Will Barton and Victor Claver to Portland's development league affiliate, the Idaho Stampede.
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  • Video - JaVale McGee Lifts Nuggets Past Pacers 01:06

    JaVale McGee Lifts Nuggets Past Pacers

    Dec 7
    JaVale McGee's 20 points off the bench propel Nuggets to 92-89 win over Pacers.
  • Video - Lakers-Thunder Preview 01:41

    Lakers-Thunder Preview

    Dec 7
    Stephen A. Smith breaks down the top storylines for Friday night's matchup between the Lakers and Thunder.
  • Video - Highlight Of The Night 03:22

    Highlight Of The Night

    Dec 7
    Kevin Durant scores 36 as Thunder hold off Lakers, 114-108.
  • Video - Love's 36 Points Spark Timberwolves 00:45

    Love's 36 Points Spark Timberwolves

    Dec 7
    Kevin Love had 36 points and 13 rebounds to lead the Timberwolves to a big win over the Cavaliers.

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