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Horford, Hawks get back on winning track

Horford, Hawks get back on winning track

ESPN.com nba.com Updated Jan 21, 2013
Al Horford scored a season-high 28 points, Jannero Pargo had 16 and the Atlanta Hawks snapped a two-game slide with a 104-96 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday.
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  • Derrick Williams Hammers In A Monster Dunk

    Derrick Williams Hammers In A Monster Dunk

    dimemag.com Jan 21, 2013
    Derrick Williams drives to the basket on the fast break and hammers in a monster slam.The post Derrick Williams Hammers In A Monster Dunk appeared first on Dime Magazine (dimemag.com) : Daily NBA News, NBA Trades, NBA Rumors, Basketball Videos, Sneakers…
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  • Greg Stiemsma Throws Down One-Handed Alley-Oop

    Greg Stiemsma Throws Down One-Handed Alley-Oop

    dimemag.com Jan 21, 2013
    Luke Ridnour tosses up the lob to Greg Stiemsma who throws down the one-handed alley-oop dunk.The post Greg Stiemsma Throws Down One-Handed Alley-Oop appeared first on Dime Magazine (dimemag.com) : Daily NBA News, NBA Trades, NBA Rumors, Basketball Vide…
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  • Durant, Boozer named Players of the Week

    Durant, Boozer named Players of the Week

    nba.com Jan 21, 2013
    The Chicago Bulls' Carlos Boozer and the Oklahoma City Thunder's Kevin Durant today were named Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, Jan. 14 through Sunday, Jan. 20.
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  • Welcome Back: The proposed deal that would bring the Kings to S…

    Welcome Back: The proposed deal that would bring the Kings to S…

    CNNSI.com Jan 21, 2013
    The proposed deal that would bring the Kings to Seattle is a win for everyone ... but Sacramento. Ian Thomsen takes a look at the wide-ranging implications for all parties involved.
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  • Best N.B.A. Games of the Week

    Best N.B.A. Games of the Week

    nytimes.com Jan 21, 2013
    The best N.B.A. games of the week put Minnesota against Atlanta, the Knicks against the Nets and Oklahoma City against the Clippers.
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  • Watch Expert Troll Russell Westbrook Goaltend A Mascot's Backwa…

    Watch Expert Troll Russell Westbrook Goaltend A Mascot's Backward, Half-Court Shot

    deadspin.com Jan 21, 2013
    At some point during every Nuggets home game, team mascot Rocky attempts to make a backward, half-court shot. The crowd gets into it, the scoreboard operator puts Rocky's half-court shooting percentage on the jumbotron for all to see, and Rocky hams it …
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  • Russell Westbrook blocks the Denver Nuggets mascot’s halfcourt …

    Russell Westbrook blocks the Denver Nuggets mascot’s halfcourt shots, denies fans a cheesy treat (VIDEO)

    yahoo.com dimemag.com Jan 21, 2013
    He isn’t reviled, Russell Westbrook hasn’t done anything on or off the court that would deserve that sort of condemnation, but the Oklahoma City Thunder point guard has long been a thorn in the side of a great many NBA fans. Whether they think he does
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  • Video - TrueHoop TV: Kenneth Faried 05:00

    TrueHoop TV: Kenneth Faried

    Jan 21
    Nuggets big man Kenneth Faried talks about his big night against OKC, his awesome nickname and the prospect of being an All-Star.
  • Video - Buzzer-Beater Lifts Wizards Past Blazers 01:11

    Buzzer-Beater Lifts Wizards Past Blazers

    Jan 21
    Blazers lose sixth straight.

Sports Columnists

  • Daily Dime: Nets 11-2 under P.J.

    Jan 21
    Since P.J. Carlesimo took over, the Nets have elevated their game, Brian Windhorst writes.
  • Ian Thomsen: Return of Sonics good news for everyone -- except Sacramento

    Jan 21
    Within a year the Seattle SuperSonics will be back home in Key Arena, their team president may be Phil Jackson or some other heavy hitter and who knows where DeMarcus Cousins will be playing. And one more thing: The abandoned city of Sacramento will be …
  • NBA - Los Angeles Clippers offseason paying off

    Jan 21
    A series of small-print moves has helped boost the Clippers to elite status in the 2012-13 season.