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Clippers erase 19-point deficit, push streak to 16CNNSI.com Dec 28, 2012Clippers erase 19-point deficit, push streak to 16Share TweetCNNSI.com Dec 28, 2012EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) -- P.J. Carlesimo hadn't even coached his first game with the Brooklyn Nets and already names such as Phil Jackson were floating around.Share TweetESPN.com Dec 28, 2012New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony will miss his second straight game Friday night against the Sacramento Kings with a hyperextended left knee.Share Tweet
DeMarcus Cousins, reinstated after suspension, on playing vs. Knicks: ‘I don’t expect anything’yahoo.com Dec 28, 2012Stop me - oh, oh, oh, stop me - if you've heard this one before, but all is not splendid and calm in the world of DeMarcus Cousins. The Sacramento Kings center - whose most notable accomplishments this season have been arguing with a color commentatShare Tweet
Bryant's Number Lately Has Been 30 a Nightnytimes.com Dec 28, 2012Kobe Bryant, who reached 30,000 career points this season, has scored 30 points or more in 10 consecutive games.Share Tweet
Doc Rivers pays Clippers championship-level compliment after 29-point blowout of Celticsyahoo.com Dec 28, 2012If you were watching Thursday night's NBA action on TNT, the late-running opener between the Oklahoma City Thunder and Dallas Mavericks - pushed to overtime thanks to this absurd, one-of-a-kind buzzer-beating 3-pointer by Darren Collison - meant thatShare Tweet
The Clippers Crush Defenseless Boston; Kevin Durant Tears Out Dallas’ HeartThe Clippers have caught the momentum of an avalanche in this 15-game winning streak, and they’re apparently stopping for nobody, no matter their reputation. The Celtics are only six months removed from losing in heartbreaking fashion to Miami in the EaShare TweetLOS ANGELES -- The 2007-08 Houston Rockets have become something of a cautionary tale in the NBA, a middling team that stood at 24-20 on Jan. 27, before they jumped into a kerosene bath. The searing Rockets embarked on a 22-game winning streak, an unfor…Share Tweet
Blake Griffin Finishes Through ContactChris Paul passes the rock to Blake Griffin who goes up for the layup and draws the foul.Share Tweet
Jamal Crawford Cashes in a Long Three-PointerCaron Butler loses his balance and passes the rock to Jamal Crawford who knocks down the three-point jumper while being defended by Jason Terry.Share Tweet
DeAndre Jordan Flies for the Alley-Oop DunkDeAndre Jordan flies through the paint collecting a lob from Chris Paul to knock down the alley-oop dunk.Share Tweet
Pacers Win Fourth StraightDec 28George Hill scores 22 to lead Pacers to 97-91 win over Suns.
Kings Hold Off Knicks In Wild FashionDec 28After surrendering 27-point lead, James Johnson's 3-pointer at the buzzer lifts Kings to 106-105 win over Knicks.
Warriors Cruise Past 76ersDec 28David Lee's double-double leads Warriors to their 10th win in 13 games.
Lakers Bounce BackDec 28Lakers follow up loss to Nuggets with 104-87 win over Blazers, their sixth win in seven games.
NBA -- Brooklyn Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov will expect immediate impact …Dec 28Brooklyn's next coach will have to deal with immediate pressure from owner Mikhail Prokhorov, writes Brian Windhorst.
Brooklyn Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov says team 'capable of much more'Dec 28Brooklyn Nets owner and Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov decided last week that he would fire head coach Avery Johnson. But he got a few days' worth of heli-skiing in British Columbia before pulling the trigger Thursday.
Miami Heat fire back at NBA for suspension of Dwyane WadeDec 28The Miami Heat said Friday the franchise didn't agree with the one-game suspension given to Dwyane Wade for making contact with Charlotte's Ramon Sessions earlier this week.
Lee Jenkins: Clippers still streaking for now, but best is yet to comeDec 28LOS ANGELES -- The 2007-08 Houston Rockets have become something of a cautionary tale in the NBA, a middling team that stood at 24-20 on Jan. 27, before they jumped into a kerosene bath. The searing Rockets embarked on a 22-game winning streak, an unfor…