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Tony Allen ejected for kicking Chris Paul in the face (Video)

Tony Allen ejected for kicking Chris Paul in the face (Video)

yahoo.com dimemag.com Updated Nov 18, 2013
The Los Angeles Clippers have been no strangers to ejections in the past week. Last Wednesday night, Clips wing Matt Barnes and Oklahoma City Thunder forward Serge Ibaka were ejected for quasi-fighting in what appeared to be an overreaction from officia…
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  • Warriors’ Stephen Curry leaves game after Jazz’s Marvin William…

    Warriors’ Stephen Curry leaves game after Jazz’s Marvin Williams falls on his head (Video)

    yahoo.com dimemag.com Nov 18, 2013
    Stephen Curry left the Golden State Warriors' Monday night matchup with the Utah Jazz early in the fourth quarter after Jazz forward Marvin Williams fell on his head during a scramble for a loose ball, driving the star point guard's head into the court …
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  • Lillard’s Spinning Scoop & Livingston’s Dunk Down The Middle

    Lillard’s Spinning Scoop & Livingston’s Dunk Down The Middle

    dimemag.com Nov 18, 2013
    Shaun Livingston got the start tonight for the Nets since Deron Williams was out with continued ankle issues (can we start recycling Stephen Curry yucks for D-Will now?) So Livingston matched up against Damian Lillard, who has shown so far this season h…
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  • Kobe Bryant has been cleared to resume all basketball activitie…

    Kobe Bryant has been cleared to resume all basketball activities, which may not mean much

    yahoo.com Nov 18, 2013
    For months, Los Angeles Lakers fans and NBA diehards have waited for the return of league icon Kobe Bryant. Ever since Bryant tore his Achilles tendon on the final weekend of the regular season last April, every update to his rehab has registered as a n…
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  • Somewhere In Cuba, Someone Is Wearing My Jason Williams Jersey

    Somewhere In Cuba, Someone Is Wearing My Jason Williams Jersey

    dimemag.com Nov 18, 2013
    When I was a sophomore in college, I was given an opportunity to visit the island of Cuba. This was before George W. Bush placed further restrictions on the embargo that’s been in place since October, 1960. The trip was amazing, doubly so because I was …
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  • Jason Williams’ 10 Greatest YouTube Highlight Tapes

    Jason Williams’ 10 Greatest YouTube Highlight Tapes

    dimemag.com Nov 18, 2013
    And you thought I forgot about it, huh? November 18 is a national holiday in my household. Back in the day, it meant playing The Diplomats “Who I Am” on repeat, spinning a ball on my fingertips while reading Tom Friend’s ESPN features on the man who tat…
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  • James, Griffin named  Players of the Week

    James, Griffin named Players of the Week

    nba.com Nov 18, 2013
    The Miami Heat's LeBron James and the Los Angeles Clippers' Blake Griffin on Monday were named NBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, Nov. 11, through Sunday, Nov. 17.
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  • Warriors' O'Neal has bruised knee, strained groin

    Warriors' O'Neal has bruised knee, strained groin

    nba.com CNNSI.com ESPN.com Nov 18, 2013
    Golden State Warriors center Jermaine O'Neal has a bruised right knee and a strained right groin.
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  • Brandon Jennings, Andre Drummond hook up for off-the-backboard …

    Brandon Jennings, Andre Drummond hook up for off-the-backboard alley-oop dunk in Pistons’ loss to Lakers (Video)

    yahoo.com Nov 18, 2013
    Like many other NBA writers and analysts, we here at BDL had some reservations about Joe Dumars' offseason decisions to import Josh Smith and Brandon Jennings to join Greg Monroe and Andre Drummond in a new-look core designed to bring the Detroit Piston…
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  • Hill's career night leads Lakers past Pistons

    Hill's career night leads Lakers past Pistons

    ESPN.com Nov 18, 2013
    Jordan Hill had career highs of 24 points and 17 rebounds, and Jodie Meeks and Nick Young scored 19 points apiece in the Los Angeles Lakers' 114-99 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Sunday night.
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  • Video - The Warriors D Up 00:59

    The Warriors D Up

    Nov 18
    Famous for their offense, the Warriors are, by the numbers, even better on defense, and there's a reason for that.
  • Video - Kobe Discusses Rehab On 'The View' 01:14

    Kobe Discusses Rehab On 'The View'

    Nov 18
    Kobe Bryant joined the cast of "The View" to discuss his rehab process and when he thinks he will play again.
  • Video - Predictions Revisited 06:30

    Predictions Revisited

    Nov 18
    Re-visiting, with hindsight, things David Thorpe said in the past about Stephen Curry, Andre Iguodala, Ricky Rubio and Chris Paul.
  • Video - Grizzlies Claw Past Clippers 01:02

    Grizzlies Claw Past Clippers

    Nov 18
    Zach Randolph scored 26 points and grabbed 15 rebounds in the Grizzlies' 106-102 win over the Clippers.

Sports Columnists

  • Daily Dime: Blazers on fire, rise to 9-2

    Nov 18
    Portland's off to a sizzling 9-2 start, but can it keep up its winning ways as its schedule becomes more difficult?