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Nicholson, Magic send Suns to 7th straight loss

Nicholson, Magic send Suns to 7th straight loss

ESPN.com Updated Dec 9, 2012
Rookie Andrew Nicholson scored nine of his career-high 19 points in the fourth quarter and the Orlando Magic pulled away to hand the Phoenix Suns their seventh loss in a row, 98-90 on Sunday night.
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  • Clippers' bench puts Raptors away in fourth

    Clippers' bench puts Raptors away in fourth

    ESPN.com Dec 9, 2012
    Jamal Crawford led a fourth-quarter rally by the reserves with 16 points and the Los Angeles Clippers defeated Toronto 102-83 on Sunday to win their sixth in a row while handing the Raptors their 10th consecutive road loss.
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  • D'Antoni: Gasol will start for Lakers upon return

    D'Antoni: Gasol will start for Lakers upon return

    ESPN.com Dec 9, 2012
    Los Angeles Lakers forward Pau Gasol missed his fourth straight game because of knee tendinitis Sunday against the Utah Jazz, but whenever he is able to return he won't be coming off the bench.
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  • Bobcats' Higgins waives son Cory, signs Adrien

    Bobcats' Higgins waives son Cory, signs Adrien

    CNNSI.com Dec 9, 2012
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Bobcats president of basketball operations Rod Higgins says the team has waived son Cory Higgins and signed forward Jeff Adrien.
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  • Blake Griffin Destroys Phoenix; O.J. Mayo Wins A Scoring Showdo…

    Blake Griffin Destroys Phoenix; O.J. Mayo Wins A Scoring Showdown With James Harden

    dimemag.com Dec 9, 2012
    With talent comes the luxury of not always needing to play hard. For the Clippers, this is a gift and a curse. The only thing they’ve really been consistent with this year is being inconsistent, and despite a recent four-game winning streak, their recor
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  • Video - Nicholson Leads Magic Past Suns 00:58

    Nicholson Leads Magic Past Suns

    Dec 9
    Rookie Andrew Nicholson scores 19 points in Magic's 98-90 win over Suns.
  • Video - Clippers Win 6th Straight 01:01

    Clippers Win 6th Straight

    Dec 9
    Blake Griffin scored 19 points and recorded nine rebounds to lead the Clippers past the Raptors 102-83.
  • Video - Mamba's Milestone 00:55

    Mamba's Milestone

    Dec 9
    Love him or hate him, Kobe Bryant is clearly the greatest Laker of all-time says Israel Gutierrez.
  • Video - Highlight Of The Night 00:59

    Highlight Of The Night

    Dec 9
    Lakers suffer fourth loss in five games, falling to the Jazz, 117-110.

Sports Columnists

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    Dec 10
    J.A. Adande on the Lakers outlook after falling to 9-12