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Jamal Crawford Whips Out A Behind the Back Crossover

Jamal Crawford Whips Out A Behind the Back Crossover

dimemag.com Updated Dec 25, 2012
Clippers’ Jamal Crawford gives Nuggets’ Andre Miller a taste of his signature behind the back cross-over jump stop move on the fast break.
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  • Kings Of Christmas: The Thunder fell short in their Finals rema…

    Kings Of Christmas: The Thunder fell short in their Finals rematch, b…

    CNNSI.com ESPN.com Dec 25, 2012
    The Thunder fell short in their Finals rematch, but it was their insistence on going big again that led to the 103-97 loss to the Heat. Ben Golliver examines OKC's defensive undoings.
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  • Clips roll to 14th straight win, claim best record in NBA

    Clips roll to 14th straight win, claim best record in NBA

    CNNSI.com Dec 25, 2012
    Clips roll to 14th straight win, claim best record in NBA
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  • LeBron James Throws Down A Put Back Slam

    LeBron James Throws Down A Put Back Slam

    dimemag.com Dec 25, 2012
    LeBron James grabs a rebound and smashes the one-handed put-back slam in one motion in today’s matchup between the Miami Heat and Oklahoma City Thunder.
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  • Look At This Gigantic Ricky Rubio Blanket Someone Received For …

    Look At This Gigantic Ricky Rubio Blanket Someone Received For Christmas

    deadspin.com Dec 25, 2012
    BCS National Championship Game tickets are great, but a huge blanket with Ricky Rubio's face on it, among other Ricky Rubio-themed items? That's also an excellent Christmas gift. Rubio liked it so much he tweeted it out. What a lucky mom. More »
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  • The NBA’s Holiday Gift: 5 Games, 10 Contenders

    The NBA’s Holiday Gift: 5 Games, 10 Contenders

    dimemag.com Dec 25, 2012
    For as much work as Santa Claus put in last night, the sports world was undeniably quiet on Christmas Eve. Yeah, we were all busy watching Elf for the fifth time this week, and you were probably finishing off your seventh cheesecake of the holidays. But…
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  • Video - Heat Earn Hard-Fought Win Against Thunder 01:08

    Heat Earn Hard-Fought Win Against Thunder

    Dec 25
    Kevin Durant scored 33 points, but LeBron James countered with 29 points of his own to lead the Heat past the Thunder 103-97
  • Video - LeBron Discusses Win Against Thunder 00:41

    LeBron Discusses Win Against Thunder

    Dec 25
    LeBron James comments on the Heat's performance against the Thunder on Christmas.
  • Video - Dunk Of The Night 00:37

    Dunk Of The Night

    Dec 25
    Mike Miller misses his shot, but LeBron James leaps up for the thunderous putback dunk over Serge Ibaka.
  • Video - Clippers Win 14th Straight 01:24

    Clippers Win 14th Straight

    Dec 25
    Matt Barnes and Jamal Crawford combined for 42 points off the bench to lead the Clippers past the Nuggets 112-100.

Sports Columnists

  • NBA -- Oklahoma City Thunder have more issues against the Miami Heat

    Dec 25
    Another Thunder loss to the Heat creates question marks that it seems OKC must address, writes Brian Windhorst.