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deadspin.com Updated Dec 26, 2012J.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 »Upvote Share TweetSecond-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.Upvote Share TweetStarters Carmelo Anthony and Raymond Felton missed the New York Knicks' game in Phoenix on Wednesday night because of injuries.Upvote Share Tweet
Report: Kings' Cousins held out against BlazersSacramento 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.Upvote Share Tweet
The Top 5 NBA Revenge Games Of 2012-13 So FarWe 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 LeBrUpvote Share TweetNEW YORK (AP) -- Doc Rivers left home for the holiday, lost the game, and loved every minute of it.Upvote Share Tweet
The Los Angeles Clippers celebrated with really ugly sweaters (PHOTOS)yahoo.com Updated Dec 26, 2012With 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…Upvote Share Tweet
LeBron & The Heat Deliver Something Special For OKC; Kobe & Carmelo Stage A Crazy DuelThe 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, physicUpvote Share Tweet
Clippers win 14th straight with rout of NuggetsJamal 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.Upvote Share TweetChris 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Eric Bledsoe Pump Fakes And Makes Unbelievable BasketClippers’ Eric Bledsoe hits Nuggets’ JaVale McGee with a pump fake, drawing the foul and making the basket as he falls to the floor.Upvote Share Tweet
Here Is One Of Our Favorite NBA Photos So Far This Seasondeadspin.com Updated Dec 26, 2012Los 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 »Upvote Share TweetChris Paul shows off his ball handle on the fast break and feeds the dime to Willie Green who goes inside for the slam.Upvote Share Tweet
Are The Lakers Back On Track?Dec 26Chris Mannix, Cedric Ceballos and Christian Fauria discuss the Lakers' five-game win streak.
Blazers Make Easy Work Of KingsDec 26DeMarcus Cousins held out of Kings' 109-91 loss to Blazers.
Warriors Cruise Past JazzDec 26Stephen Curry scores 23 points to lead Warriors to 94-83 win over Jazz.
J.R. Smith Propels Knicks At The BuzzerDec 26Highlight Of The Night: With Carmelo Anthony and Raymond Felton sidelined, J.R. Smith hits the game winner and Knicks outlast Suns 99-97.