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Harden, Parsons torch Blazers, lead Rockets

Harden, Parsons torch Blazers, lead Rockets

ESPN.com Updated Feb 8, 2013
James Harden had 35 points and 11 assists, Chandler Parsons scored 20 and the Houston Rockets beat the Portland Trail Blazers 118-103 on Friday night.
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  • Melo rallies Knicks by Wolves down stretch

    Melo rallies Knicks by Wolves down stretch

    ESPN.com nytimes.com Feb 8, 2013
    Carmelo Anthony had 36 points and nine rebounds, scoring 12 points down the stretch to rally the New York Knicks to a 100-94 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday night.
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  • Thunder ride gigantic 3rd to pounding of Suns

    Thunder ride gigantic 3rd to pounding of Suns

    ESPN.com Feb 8, 2013
    Kevin Durant scored 21 points, Thabo Sefolosha had a season-high 18 and the Oklahoma City Thunder rode a gigantic third-quarter run to a 127-96 victory Friday night over the Phoenix Suns.
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  • The Denver Nuggets have won eight in a row. Are they for real, …

    The Denver Nuggets have won eight in a row. Are they for real, and right for the road?

    yahoo.com Feb 8, 2013
    It’s easy to dismiss Denver’s 126-98 win over the Chicago Bulls from Thursday because the Bulls are working with a shorthanded, injured roster. A 32-point win is a 32-point win, though, and the triumph marked Denver’s eighth victory in a row. The sq
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  • Wolves to keep Gelabale, Johnson for season

    Wolves to keep Gelabale, Johnson for season

    ESPN.com Feb 8, 2013
    The Minnesota Timberwolves have waived forward Lou Amundson to make room for forwards Mickael Gelabale and Chris Johnson for the rest of the season.
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  • Who’s Better: Russell Westbrook Or Kyrie Irving?

    Who’s Better: Russell Westbrook Or Kyrie Irving?

    dimemag.com Feb 8, 2013
    If you didn’t catch Cleveland’s recent upset win over OKC, you missed out. Badly. That was the night Kyrie Irving officially announced himself as a superstar. Yes, we all knew he could play before then. He’s an All-Star, a plus-20-a-night scorer. Bu
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  • Faried, Denver demolish Bulls, win 8th straight

    Faried, Denver demolish Bulls, win 8th straight

    ESPN.com Feb 8, 2013
    Kenneth Faried celebrated his invitation to the league's annual slam dunk contest with a series of jams Thursday night as the Denver Nuggets extended their winning streak to eight games with a 128-96 win over the Chicago Bulls.
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  • Video - Carmelo Anthony Drops 36 In Knicks Win 01:02

    Carmelo Anthony Drops 36 In Knicks Win

    Feb 8
    Carmelo Anthony scored 12 points down the stretch to lift the Knicks to a 100-94 win against the Timberwolves.
  • Video - Harden Leads Rockets With 35 Points 00:56

    Harden Leads Rockets With 35 Points

    Feb 8
    Rockets fly by Blazers, 118-103.
  • Video - How Many NBA Teams Are Title Contenders? 03:02

    How Many NBA Teams Are Title Contenders?

    Feb 8
    NBA Countdown breaks down the top teams in the NBA that are title contenders.

Sports Columnists

  • NBA -- Miami Heat's LeBron James continues his red-hot shooting streak

    Feb 8
    Brian Windhorst: Is there any end in sight for LeBron's red-hot shooting streak?
  • Miami Heat's Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh, Ray Allen have flu, may sit Friday v…

    Feb 8
    Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh and Ray Allen missed the Heat's morning shootaround with the flu, and each could sit out Friday night's big game against the Los Angeles Clippers.
  • Miami Heat's Chris Bosh, Ray Allen have flu, will sit vs. Los Angeles Clip…

    Feb 8
    Miami Heat center Chris Bosh and guard Ray Allen will miss Friday night's game against the Los Angeles Clippers with the flu.
  • Miami Heat's Chris Bosh, Ray Allen have flu, sit vs. Los Angeles Clippers;…

    Feb 8
    Miami Heat center Chris Bosh and guard Ray Allen missed Friday night's game against the Los Angeles Clippers with the flu.