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Wall, Wizards knock off injury-ravaged Clippers

Wall, Wizards knock off injury-ravaged Clippers

ESPN.com Updated Feb 4, 2013
Martell Webster scored 21 points, and the Washington Wizards broke a four-game losing streak Monday night with a 98-90 win over a Los Angeles Clippers team missing Blake Griffin and Chris Paul.
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  • Cops: Suns Beasley cited for suspended license

    Cops: Suns Beasley cited for suspended license

    ESPN.com nba.com CNNSI.com Feb 4, 2013
    Scottsdale police say Phoenix Suns forward Michael Beasley was cited last month on suspicion of speeding, driving on a suspended Arizona license and driving without a vehicle license plate or registration.
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  • Clips' Griffin (hamstring) ends 197-game streak

    Clips' Griffin (hamstring) ends 197-game streak

    ESPN.com nba.com CNNSI.com Feb 4, 2013
    Blake Griffin's streak of 197 consecutive games has come to an end.
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  • The Warriors are a jump-shooting team, and that’s fine

    The Warriors are a jump-shooting team, and that’s fine

    yahoo.com Feb 4, 2013
    Most every Thursday on TNT's "Inside the NBA," America's sweetheart Charles Barkley criticizes teams that take too many jump shots. By his reasoning, NBA games are won in the paint, not on the perimeter, because that's a more dependable way to…
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  • Bulls' Robinson, Warriors' Lee are Players of Week

    Bulls' Robinson, Warriors' Lee are Players of Week

    nba.com Feb 4, 2013
    The Chicago Bulls' Nate Robinson and the Golden State Warriors' David Lee on Monday were named Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, Jan. 28 through Sunday, Feb. 3.
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  • Best N.B.A. Games of the Week

    Best N.B.A. Games of the Week

    nytimes.com Feb 4, 2013
    The best N.B.A. games of the week feature the Lakers at Brooklyn, Golden State at Oklahoma City and Chicago at Denver.
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  • Trade season round-up, featuring Kevin Garnett, Dwight Howard, …

    Trade season round-up, featuring Kevin Garnett, Dwight Howard, Rip Hamilton, and Danny Granger

    yahoo.com Feb 4, 2013
    On Sunday the Sporting News reported that the Boston Celtics had engaged in some discussions with the Los Angeles Clippers about possibly moving legendary big man Kevin Garnett to the Clips. On some levels, the rumored discussions checked off on all the…
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  • Brandon Knight Dunks All In Pau Gasol’s Face

    Brandon Knight Dunks All In Pau Gasol’s Face

    dimemag.com Feb 4, 2013
    The Pistons nearly came back from the dead to beat the Lakers in yesterday’s matinee. But while they didn’t get the win, Brandon Knight got the highlight, jamming all over Pau Gasol on a fast-break finish. Are the Lakers better with Gasol in the start
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  • Paul Pierce hits game-winning step-back 3-pointer to push Celti…

    Paul Pierce hits game-winning step-back 3-pointer to push Celtics past Clippers (VIDEO)

    yahoo.com Feb 4, 2013
    The Los Angeles Clippers had roared back from a 19-point halftime deficit against the Boston Celtics on Sunday, riding a monster second half from the backcourt duo of Eric Bledsoe and Jamal Crawford (37 total points on 14 for 23 shooting, nine assists a…
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  • NBA Trade Rumors: Kevin Garnett to Clippers Being Discussed

    NBA Trade Rumors: Kevin Garnett to Clippers Being Discussed

    dimemag.com Feb 4, 2013
    If you believe The Sporting News, the Los Angeles Clippers‘ recent struggles (losers of six out of their last eight games) have done nothing to dampen their belief that they can win an NBA championship this year. The outlet reported last night that mult
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  • Did Metta World Peace punch Brandon Knight during Lakers win ov…

    Did Metta World Peace punch Brandon Knight during Lakers win over Pistons? (VIDEO)

    yahoo.com Feb 4, 2013
    With just under two minutes remaining in the first half of Sunday's early tip between the Los Angeles Lakers and Detroit Pistons - to which we're sure you were all glued because there wasn't much else going on yesterday, sports-wise - Lakers big man P
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  • A Charge And A Three Save Boston; Pau Gasol Denies The Lakers A…

    A Charge And A Three Save Boston; Pau Gasol Denies The Lakers Another Bad Road Loss

    dimemag.com Feb 4, 2013
    Someone forgot to tell Boston they don’t have Rajon Rondo or Jared Sullinger for the rest of this season. The Celtics ran off their fourth straight win after losing their All-Star starter point guard a week ago by devouring the short-handed Clippers, th
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  • Video - Wizards Top Shorthanded Clippers 00:52

    Wizards Top Shorthanded Clippers

    Feb 4
    Martell Webster scored 21 points to guide the Wizards past the Clippers, 98-90.
  • Video - Dwight Howard Convo: Part 2 03:42

    Dwight Howard Convo: Part 2

    Feb 4
    Dwight Howard sits down with Stephen A. Smith to talk about leaving Orlando, playing under Mike D'Antoni and being committed to winning a championship with the Lakers.
  • Video - Dwight Howard Convo: Part 1 03:40

    Dwight Howard Convo: Part 1

    Feb 4
    Dwight Howard sits down with Stephen A. Smith to talk about how badly he wants to succeed in Los Angeles, how his body is holding up and his production this season.
  • Video - Knight Says Metta Punched Him 01:00

    Knight Says Metta Punched Him

    Feb 4
    Flip Saunders discusses the confrontation between Metta World Peace and Brandon Knight.

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  • NBA All-Star 2013: Will Erik Spoelstra choose Chris Bosh or Kyrie Irving?

    Feb 4
    Will Heat coach select Chris Bosh or Kyrie Irving to replace the injured Rajon Rondo?