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Hornets snap long skid by slipping by MagicRobin Lopez had a season-high 29 points and Greivis Vasquez scored 27 points as the New Orleans Hornets snapped an 11-game losing streak with a 97-94 victory over the Orlando Magic on Wednesday night.Upvote Share TweetLeBron James had 27 points, 12 rebounds and eight assists as the Miami Heat handed the Charlotte Bobcats their 16th straight defeat, 105-92 Wednesday night.Upvote Share TweetTristan Thompson's three-point play with 24.4 seconds remaining gave the Cleveland Cavaliers their first two-game winning streak of the season as the Cavaliers beat the Washington Wizards 87-84 on Wednesday night.Upvote Share TweetLeBron James collects the lob from Dwyane Wade and throws down the alley-oop slam.Upvote Share Tweet
Hakim Warrick Flies by LeBron James for a Ferocious SlamCharlotte Bobcats power forward Hakim Warrick flies by Miami Heat’s LeBron James and knocks down a ferocious banger.Upvote Share TweetMiami Heat’s LeBron James explodes on the fast break for an incredible reverse dunk on the Charlotte Bobcats.Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Dec 26, 2012TORONTO (AP) -- The Toronto Raptors say rookie Jonas Valanciunas is expected to be out four to six weeks while he recovers from a broken ring finger on his right hand.Upvote Share TweetMiami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra says the team has assigned center Dexter Pittman to the Sioux Falls Skyforce of the NBA's Development League.Upvote Share Tweet
Kendrick Perkins, after watching Chris Bosh score a game-changing bucket, calls out some anonymous Thunder playersyahoo.com Dec 26, 2012Late in Oklahoma City’s loss to the Miami Heat on Tuesday, Thunder center Kendrick Perkins was caught out of position defensively in a move that would have made no sense even if his teammates had been on the same page with the defensive-minded center. WUpvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Dec 26, 2012It took until Jamal Crawford’s tenth NBA season for the scoring guard to make the playoffs, and even that initiation was uneventful. Playing for two seasons on an anonymous Atlanta Hawks team in 2010 and 2011, Crawford shot well under 40 percent in 23 pUpvote Share TweetESPN.com Dec 25, 2012Another Thunder loss to the Heat creates question marks that it seems OKC must address, writes Brian Windhorst.Upvote Share Tweet
LeBron & The Heat Deliver Something Special For OKC; Kobe & Carmelo Stage A Crazy DuelThe past year was a good one for LeBron James and the Miami Heat. Championships. Rings. Respect. Fear. They hogged all the goodies. Christmas day was no different. Yesterday’s NBA Finals rematch in Miami between the Heat and Thunder was a rugged, physicUpvote Share Tweet
Wade says he's been working with a shot coachMiami Heat star Dwyane Wade has been working with a shooting coach during the season.Upvote Share Tweet
LeBron, Heat Easily Dispatch BobcatsDec 26LeBron James had 27 points, 12 rebounds and eight assists in Miami's 105-92 win.
Hawks Battle Past Pistons In 2OTDec 26Josh Smith drops 31 points as Hawks put away Pistons in double OT, 126-119.
Cavs Hold Off WizardsDec 26Kyrie Irving scores 26 points to lead Cavs to 87-84 win over Wizards.
One-Handed Posterized SlamDec 26More Harkless with the one-handed slam over Robin Lopez.