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Brooklyn Has A Massive Meltdown Against The Lakers; Houston Sco…

Brooklyn Has A Massive Meltdown Against The Lakers; Houston Scores 140 Points

dimemag.com ESPN.com Updated Feb 5, 2013
As much as we want to give credit to Kobe Bryant for icing the Lakers win in Brooklyn last night, L.A. should throw the Nets a bone. Brooklyn did everything they could outside of express mailing the W to Hollywood. Down the stretch, the Nets endured a c…
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  • Gasol injures foot vs. Nets, will undergo MRI

    Gasol injures foot vs. Nets, will undergo MRI

    Los Angeles Lakers forward Pau Gasol left Tuesday's win over the Brooklyn Nets after straining the plantar fascia in his right foot late in the fourth quarter.
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  • Dragic carries Suns past Grizzlies in fourth

    Dragic carries Suns past Grizzlies in fourth

    ESPN.com Feb 5, 2013
    Goran Dragic scored 15 of his 17 points in the fourth quarter to lead the Phoenix Suns past the Memphis Grizzlies 96-90 on Tuesday night.
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  • Jeremy Lin’s No-Look Pass

    Jeremy Lin’s No-Look Pass

    dimemag.com Feb 5, 2013
    Jeremy Lin hits Chandler Parsons with a perfect no-look pass.The post Jeremy Lin’s No-Look Pass appeared first on Dime Magazine (dimemag.com) : Daily NBA News, NBA Trades, NBA Rumors, Basketball Videos, Sneakers.
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  • Kobe Bryant Posterizes Two Defenders

    Kobe Bryant Posterizes Two Defenders

    dimemag.com Feb 5, 2013
    Age is just a number and it doesn’t stop Kobe Bryant from attacking the rim with a monster slam over both Gerald Wallace and Kris Humphries. Bryant led the Lakers to a 92-83 victory in Brooklyn without Dwight Howard and Metta World Peace.The post Kobe B
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  • Lakers' World Peace, Howard out vs. Nets

    Lakers' World Peace, Howard out vs. Nets

    nba.com yahoo.com ESPN.com Feb 5, 2013
    Forward Metta World Peace has been suspended for one game because he hit Detroit's Brandon Knight in the face, and the Los Angeles Lakers also will be without Dwight Howard again when they face the Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday.
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  • Teams that may be buying at the deadline

    Teams that may be buying at the deadline

    CNNSI.com Feb 5, 2013
    Much of the focus this trade season has been given to the players possibly on the block (Pau Gasol, Paul Pierce, Josh Smith). But which teams are positioned to be buyers at the deadline? Could the Clippers deal some depth to strengthen their title hopes…
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  • DeMarcus Cousins ejected after calling ref ‘effing female’ in K…

    DeMarcus Cousins ejected after calling ref ‘effing female’ in Kings loss to Jazz (VIDEO)

    yahoo.com Feb 5, 2013
    With 2:23 left in the first half of Monday's matchup with the Utah Jazz, Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins received a technical foul for what looked like carping to the referees after missing a shot at the rim on which he thought he was fouled by…
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  • Michael Beasley cited for driving without license or plates, bu…

    Michael Beasley cited for driving without license or plates, but with gun, speeding 26 MPH over limit

    yahoo.com Feb 5, 2013
    On Jan. 24, the Phoenix Suns came through with an expertly timed nationally televised win over the Los Angeles Clippers. The team played sound all-around basketball and moved to 2-0 under interim head coach Lindsey Hunter. Even though the team roared ou…
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  • LeBron James Sets A Personal Record; Indiana Beats Chicago In P…

    LeBron James Sets A Personal Record; Indiana Beats Chicago In Possible Playoff Preview

    dimemag.com Feb 5, 2013
    “How about LeBron James? Twenty-seven points, eight rebounds, eight assists. Another average game for LeBron James.” That was an actual statement made on Miami’s broadcast. James would go on to finish with 31 points in the Heat’s five-point win ov
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  • Video - Kobe, Short-Handed Lakers Top Nets 01:04

    Kobe, Short-Handed Lakers Top Nets

    Feb 5
    Kobe Bryant had 21 points and Earl Clark had a double-double in place of Dwight Howard as the Lakers beat the Nets.
  • Video - Kobe Posterizes The Nets 00:43

    Kobe Posterizes The Nets

    Feb 5
    Dunk Of The Night: Kobe Bryant drives through the lane and dunks in the face of Gerald Wallace and Kris Humphries.
  • Video - Lakers Short-Handed In Brooklyn 02:11

    Lakers Short-Handed In Brooklyn

    Feb 5
    ESPNLA.com's Dave McMenamin discusses Metta World Peace's one-game suspension and the latest on Dwight Howard's shoulder injury.
  • Video - Point Guard Woes 03:07

    Point Guard Woes

    Feb 5
    Tim Legler discusses how Derrick Rose's recovery from a torn ACL could affect Rajon Rondo and addresses the level of concern about Chris Paul's knee injury.

Sports Columnists

  • Ian Thomsen: Clippers, Rockets among teams that could be buying at deadlin…

    Feb 5
    Much of the focus this trade season has been given to the players possibly on the block (Pau Gasol, Paul Pierce, Josh Smith). But which teams are positioned to be buyers at the deadline? Could the Clippers deal some depth to strengthen their title hopes…
  • Coast to Coast - Who can beat the Miami Heat in East?

    Feb 5
    Our experts discuss what teams in the Eastern Conference could challenge the Heat in the playoffs?
  • Running Diary: The New Fast & Furious 6 Extended Trailer

    Feb 5
    February 5 is now a holiday. In less than an hour this morning, we learned Gus Johnson is calling the 2018 World Cup, Keith Law's annual list of the t...