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Marcin Gortat Obliterates J.R. Smith’s Dunk

Marcin Gortat Obliterates J.R. Smith’s Dunk

dimemag.com Updated Dec 26, 2012
Marcin Gortat obliterates J.R. Smith’s Dunk attempt in tonight’s matchup between the Phoenix Suns and New York Knicks.
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  • A Stone-Cold J.R. Smith Sank A Ridiculous Buzzer-Beater To Down…

    A Stone-Cold J.R. Smith Sank A Ridiculous Buzzer-Beater To Down The Suns

    deadspin.com Dec 26, 2012
    J.R. Smith hit two jumpers in the last 11 seconds of tonight's Knicks-Suns game to tie the Phoenix Suns and, with one second remaining, take a 99-97 lead for the Knicks in one of this NBA season's most clutch performances. More »
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  • Nuggets' Hamilton fined $25,000 for profanity

    Nuggets' Hamilton fined $25,000 for profanity

    ESPN.com Dec 26, 2012
    Second-year forward Jordan Hamilton of the Denver Nuggets was fined $25,000 by the NBA on Wednesday because of a vulgar exchange with a fan during the team's 112-100 Christmas Day loss to the Los Angeles Clippers at the Staples Center.
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  • Knicks' Anthony, Felton sidelined for game vs. Suns

    Knicks' Anthony, Felton sidelined for game vs. Suns

    nba.com ESPN.com Dec 26, 2012
    Starters Carmelo Anthony and Raymond Felton missed the New York Knicks' game in Phoenix on Wednesday night because of injuries.
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  • Report: Kings' Cousins held out against Blazers

    Report: Kings' Cousins held out against Blazers

    ESPN.com Dec 26, 2012
    Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins did not travel with the team for Wednesday night's game against the Portland Trail Blazers, according to a report by the Sacramento Bee.
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  • The Top 5 NBA Revenge Games Of 2012-13 So Far

    The Top 5 NBA Revenge Games Of 2012-13 So Far

    dimemag.com Dec 26, 2012
    We learned a few things while we all enjoyed ESPN and ABC’s quintuple header on Christmas with friends and family: the Lakers are back, the Clippers are legit, Houston seems to have found its legs, Oklahoma City still needs to figure out Miami, and LeBr
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  • Some support starting NBA season on Christmas

    Some support starting NBA season on Christmas

    NEW YORK (AP) -- Doc Rivers left home for the holiday, lost the game, and loved every minute of it.
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  • The Los Angeles Clippers celebrated with really ugly sweaters (…

    The Los Angeles Clippers celebrated with really ugly sweaters (PHOTOS)

    yahoo.com Dec 26, 2012
    With the possible exception of Independence Day, Christmas has the most celebration-specific clothing of any holiday. There are Santa-themed pants, shorts, and the sort of sexy outfits usually only seen on Halloween. However, the Christmas sweater is th…
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  • LeBron & The Heat Deliver Something Special For OKC; Kobe &…

    LeBron & The Heat Deliver Something Special For OKC; Kobe & Carmelo Stage A Crazy Duel

    dimemag.com Dec 26, 2012
    The past year was a good one for LeBron James and the Miami Heat. Championships. Rings. Respect. Fear. They hogged all the goodies. Christmas day was no different. Yesterday’s NBA Finals rematch in Miami between the Heat and Thunder was a rugged, physic
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  • Clippers win 14th straight with rout of Nuggets

    Clippers win 14th straight with rout of Nuggets

    ESPN.com Dec 26, 2012
    Jamal Crawford led a dominant performance by the Los Angeles reserves with 22 points, and the Clippers defeated the Denver Nuggets 112-100 on Tuesday night, extending their franchise-record winning streak to 14 games.
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  • Chris Paul Sets Up Perfect Alley-Oop Dunk For Blake Griffin

    Chris Paul Sets Up Perfect Alley-Oop Dunk For Blake Griffin

    dimemag.com Dec 26, 2012
    Chris Paul does what he does best as he sets up Blake Griffin for the perfect alley-oop pass in tonight’s matchup between the Los Angeles Clippers and the Denver Nuggets.
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  • Eric Bledsoe Pump Fakes And Makes Unbelievable Basket

    Eric Bledsoe Pump Fakes And Makes Unbelievable Basket

    dimemag.com Dec 26, 2012
    Clippers’ Eric Bledsoe hits Nuggets’ JaVale McGee with a pump fake, drawing the foul and making the basket as he falls to the floor.
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  • Here Is One Of Our Favorite NBA Photos So Far This Season

    Here Is One Of Our Favorite NBA Photos So Far This Season

    deadspin.com Dec 26, 2012
    Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin (32) is fouled by Denver Nuggets' Danilo Gallinari (8) of Italy during the first half of their NBA basketball game, Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jason Redmond) More »
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  • Chris Paul Dishes out Classic Dime

    Chris Paul Dishes out Classic Dime

    dimemag.com Dec 26, 2012
    Chris Paul shows off his ball handle on the fast break and feeds the dime to Willie Green who goes inside for the slam.
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  • Video - Are The Lakers Back On Track? 05:57

    Are The Lakers Back On Track?

    Dec 26
    Chris Mannix, Cedric Ceballos and Christian Fauria discuss the Lakers' five-game win streak.
  • Video - Blazers Make Easy Work Of Kings 00:56

    Blazers Make Easy Work Of Kings

    Dec 26
    DeMarcus Cousins held out of Kings' 109-91 loss to Blazers.
  • Video - Warriors Cruise Past Jazz 00:51

    Warriors Cruise Past Jazz

    Dec 26
    Stephen Curry scores 23 points to lead Warriors to 94-83 win over Jazz.
  • Video - J.R. Smith Propels Knicks At The Buzzer 02:57

    J.R. Smith Propels Knicks At The Buzzer

    Dec 26
    Highlight Of The Night: With Carmelo Anthony and Raymond Felton sidelined, J.R. Smith hits the game winner and Knicks outlast Suns 99-97.