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Beal, Wiz shock Thunder for 5th win of season

Beal, Wiz shock Thunder for 5th win of season

ESPN.com Updated Jan 7, 2013
Bradley Beal made a jumper with 0.3 seconds left after using a pump fake to get open, and the short-handed Washington Wizards beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 101-99 Monday night.
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  • Wizards' Nene, Crawford out vs. Thunder

    Wizards' Nene, Crawford out vs. Thunder

    nba.com Jan 7, 2013
    Nene and Jordan Crawford are out for the Washington Wizards against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Monday night.
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  • Wolves GM: Love out for 'a number of weeks'

    Wolves GM: Love out for 'a number of weeks'

    nba.com ESPN.com Jan 7, 2013
    Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love met with doctors in the Twin Cities on Monday to evaluate his right hand, which is broken for the second time this season.
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  • Wolves make playoff pledge in new ticket campaign

    Wolves make playoff pledge in new ticket campaign

    nba.com Jan 7, 2013
    The Minnesota Timberwolves have been saying all season the playoffs are the goal this year. Now they're banking on it.
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  • The Numbers: Can Durant Join the 40-50-90 Club?

    The Numbers: Can Durant Join the 40-50-90 Club?

    nytimes.com Jan 7, 2013
    Kevin Durant of the Thunder could become one of the few N.B.A. players to shoot 40 percent on 3-point attempts, 50 percent on field goal attempts and 90 percent from the free throw line.
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  • Why Lakers Fans Must Calm Down

    Why Lakers Fans Must Calm Down

    dimemag.com Jan 7, 2013
    We’re only a week into 2013 and already Lakers fans are bugging out. The team has lost all of its games in the new year, including last night’s disappointment to the Denver Nuggets at home, which dropped them to 10-8 at the Staples Center (not countin
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  • Create-a-Caption: ‘And now, we do the Dance of Joy’

    Create-a-Caption: ‘And now, we do the Dance of Joy’

    yahoo.com Jan 7, 2013
    OK, maybe they're not perfect strangers, but Denver Nuggets forwards Andre Iguodala and Danilo Gallinari sure seemed pretty psyched after they each did their part - Iggy with some behind-the-back wizardry, Gallo with a game-sealing triple - to vanquis
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  • Pau Gasol Needs To Be Rescued From The Lakers, And Sarah McLach…

    Pau Gasol Needs To Be Rescued From The Lakers, And Sarah McLachlan Is Here To Help

    deadspin.com Jan 7, 2013
    Shit is getting bad for the Los Angeles Lakers. After losing to the Denver Nuggets at home last night, the Lakers' record now sits at 15-18. Furthermore, the locker room atmosphere appears to be getting more and more posionous each day. Dwight Howard is…
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  • Kobe Bryant, Dwight Howard nearly fought after Lakers’ New Year…

    Kobe Bryant, Dwight Howard nearly fought after Lakers’ New Year’s Day loss, according to report

    yahoo.com Jan 7, 2013
    So, maybe Kobe Bryant wasn't kidding about that "I'll kick everybody's ass in this locker room" thing. Early Monday morning - following a 112-105 home loss to the Denver Nuggets, the Los Angeles Lakers' second loss to Denver in less than two weeks, thei
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  • JaVale McGee Goes Up And Over Two Of His Own Teammates For A Pu…

    JaVale McGee Goes Up And Over Two Of His Own Teammates For A Putback Dunk

    deadspin.com Jan 7, 2013
    See, this is why we love JaVale McGee: he'll forego the smart play for the spectacular play. Late in the first half of yesterday's win over the Lakers, a missed Kosta Koufos layup bounced right in the middle of three Nuggets. Rather than yell "same…
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  • Daily Dime: Lakers-Nuggets

    Daily Dime: Lakers-Nuggets

    ESPN.com Jan 7, 2013
    The Lakers' latest loss reveals a team not headed for a quick turnaround, J.A. Adande writes.
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  • Lakers' Howard will have MRI on ailing shoulder

    Lakers' Howard will have MRI on ailing shoulder

    ESPN.com Jan 7, 2013
    Los Angeles Lakers center Dwight Howard aggravated the sprained rotator cuff in his right shoulder in Sunday night's loss to the Denver Nuggets and will undergo an MRI on the injury Monday morning, according to the team.
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  • Nuggets hang on, deal Lakers 3rd straight loss

    Nuggets hang on, deal Lakers 3rd straight loss

    ESPN.com Jan 7, 2013
    Ty Lawson had 21 points and 10 assists, Danilo Gallinari scored 20 points and hit a big 3-pointer with 13.8 seconds left, and the Denver Nuggets beat the struggling Los Angeles Lakers 112-105 Sunday night for their fifth win in seven games.
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  • Video - Wizards Stun Thunder 01:01

    Wizards Stun Thunder

    Jan 7
    Bradley Beal's late jumper lifts Wizards past Thunder for just their fifth win.

Sports Columnists

  • Sources -- Dallas Mavericks to ink veteran guard Mike James

    Jan 7
    The Mavericks plan to sign Mike James to a 10-day contract, sources said.
  • Dallas Mavericks ink veteran guard Mike James

    Jan 7
    The Mavericks have signed Mike James to a 10-day contract.