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Share TweetJosh Smith's steal, jam and free throw with 31 seconds remaining extended Atlanta's lead and the Hawks held on to beat the Denver Nuggets 108-104 on Wednesday night.Share TweetJ.R. Smith hit a fallaway jumper from the left wing as time expired to give the New York Knicks a 100-98 victory over the Charlotte Bobcats on Wednesday night.Share TweetNew York Knicks small forward Carmelo Anthony suffered a laceration on his left middle finger in the fourth quarter of Wednesday night's game against the Charlotte Bobcats, according to MSG.Share TweetEverything is stacked against the Knicks on Thursday night, which makes it an even better setting if Mike Woodson’s team can get out of Miami with a win over the defending champs.Source: nydailynews.comShare TweetNEW YORK -- The Charlotte Bobcats' Michael Kidd-Gilchrist and the Portland Trail Blazers' Damian Lillard today were named the Kia NBA Eastern and Western Conference Rookies of the Month, respectively, for games played in October/November.Source: nba.com
Heat's James, Thunder's Durant take monthly honorsUpdated Dec 5, 2012 Share TweetNEW YORK -- The Miami Heat's LeBron James and the Oklahoma City's Kevin Durant today were named the Kia NBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Month, respectively, for games played in October/November.Source: nba.comShare TweetBrooklyn Nets small forward Gerald Wallace has been fined $5,000 by the NBA for committing his second violation of the league's anti-flopping rules, the league announced Wednesday. He is the second NBA player to receive a flopping fine this season, foll…Source: yahoo.com
5-on-5: Nuggets-Hawks, Mavs-ClippersUpdated Dec 5, 2012 Share Tweet5-on-5: Breaking down the four teams heading into ESPN's doubleheader
Drunk On Victory, Local DC Sports Reporter Loses His Mind After A Wizards WinUpdated Dec 5, 2012 Share TweetThe lowly Wizards beat the Miami Heat in a real-life basketball game last night. It was a nice moment for one of the most awful teams in the league, but for local DC sports reporter Michael Jenkins, it was so much more. A deliriously giddy Jenkins, who …Source: deadspin.com
Wizards win ‘on the road at home’ over Heat, 105-101, as RGIII looks onUpdated Dec 5, 2012 Share TweetWe swear, we won't do a special post every time the Washington Wizards win a game, but considering Tuesday night's four-point triumph was just their second in 15 tries and that it came over the defending NBA champion Miami Heat, a bit of acknowledgement…Source: yahoo.com
LeBron, The Heat Lose To The NBA’s Worst Team; New Orleans Has A Terrible New Team NameUpdated Dec 5, 2012 Share TweetLeBron James dropped a ridiculous triple-double last night (26 points, 13 rebounds, 11 assists) but no one’s going to remember him carving up the Wizards. They’ll remember that with about 20 seconds left, he missed a wide-open wing triple that could”Source: dimemag.com
Chris Brody Was Right: The Wizards Beat the HeatUpdated Dec 5, 2012 Share TweetA couple of weeks ago on Homeland, the often neglected Chris Brody told his surrogate father, Magic Mike, that the Wizards were beating the Heat. It s...Source: grantland.com
About Last Night: Break Up the Wizards!Updated Dec 5, 2012 Share TweetIn case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Tuesday: LeBron James posted a triple-double, but Jordan Crawford...Source: grantland.com
Hawks Knock Off Nuggets, 108-104Dec 5Hawks sneak past Nuggets.
Smith's Buzzer-Beater Lifts Knicks Past BobcatsDec 5Knicks come back to top Bobcats.
Sources: Los Angeles Lakers rebuffing trade inquiries for Pau GasolDec 5The Los Angeles Lakers, largely at the behest of general manager Mitch Kupchak, have rebuffed trade inquiries from at least two teams for Pau Gasol, according to sources with knowledge of the Lakers' thinking.
Daily Dime: Dallas Mavericks, Los Angeles Clippers a lesson in NBA busines…Dec 5J.A. Adande examines the Clippers' win over the Mavericks
Ian Thomsen: Lillard excels after unexpected rise to NBA lottery pickDec 5Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard is the early favorite to win Rookie of the Year, and yet it was only six years ago that he remembers a decisive conversation with a high school coach that ended sadly.