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Carlesimo, Nets deal Bobcats 17th straight loss

Carlesimo, Nets deal Bobcats 17th straight loss

ESPN.com Updated Dec 28, 2012
The Brooklyn Nets gave P.J. Carlesimo a victory in his debut and the Bobcats a 17th straight loss, getting 26 points from Brook Lopez in a 97-81 rout Friday.
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  • Will Bynum Lobs the Rock to Andre Drummond

    Will Bynum Lobs the Rock to Andre Drummond

    dimemag.com Dec 28, 2012
    Detroit Pistons’ Will Bynum passes the rock to Andre Drummond who throws down the alley-oop slam.
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  • Jeff Teague Drives Around Defense for a Reverse Layup

    Jeff Teague Drives Around Defense for a Reverse Layup

    dimemag.com Dec 28, 2012
    Atlanta Hawks Jeff Teague works his way around the Cleveland Cavaliers defense and drives the baseline into a reverse layup.
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  • Wizards edge Magic to snap 8-game losing skid

    Wizards edge Magic to snap 8-game losing skid

    ESPN.com Dec 28, 2012
    Jordan Crawford scored 27 points and the worst-in-the-NBA Washington Wizards showed they can still win a game every once in a while, breaking an eight-game losing streak Friday night with a 105-97 victory over the Orlando Magic.
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  • Kyrie Irving Cashes in from Downtown As Clock Expires

    Kyrie Irving Cashes in from Downtown As Clock Expires

    dimemag.com Dec 28, 2012
    Kyrie Irving hustles for a last shot and cashes in a crazy bucket from downtown at the buzzer to close the first half.
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  • LeBron James Steals, Saves and Scores

    LeBron James Steals, Saves and Scores

    dimemag.com Dec 28, 2012
    LeBron James saves a steal to Norris Cole who launches the rock back to James for the reverse layup.
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  • Brook Lopez Rejects a Kemba Walker Layup

    Brook Lopez Rejects a Kemba Walker Layup

    dimemag.com Dec 28, 2012
    Brook Lopez denies Kemba Walker’s layup in tonight’s matchup between the Brooklyn Nets and Charlotte Bobcats.
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  • Rookie Moe Harkless Not Scared of A Little Traffic

    Rookie Moe Harkless Not Scared of A Little Traffic

    dimemag.com Dec 28, 2012
    The rookie, Moe Harkless of the Orlando Magic, is not scared of a little traffic as he drives straight through the heart of the Washington Wizards defense and knocks down the one-handed slam.
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  • Kyle O’Quinn Posterizes Nene

    Kyle O’Quinn Posterizes Nene

    dimemag.com Dec 28, 2012
    Kyle O’Quinn comes off of a perfect screen roll and posterizes Nene with a huge slam.
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  • The Miami Heat say Dwyane Wade didn’t deserve his suspension, i…

    The Miami Heat say Dwyane Wade didn’t deserve his suspension, is a nice boy

    yahoo.com ESPN.com nba.com Dec 28, 2012
    Earlier Friday, BDL's Dan Devine noted that Miami Heat All-Star Dwyane Wade has been suspended one game for kicking Charlotte Bobcats point guard Ramon Sessions in the groin. The punishment surprised very few NBA observers - the league has made it very
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  • Kevin Durant pins Darren Collison layup, goes coast-to-coast to…

    Kevin Durant pins Darren Collison layup, goes coast-to-coast to baptize Chris Kaman (VIDEO)

    yahoo.com Dec 28, 2012
    You know, it's almost like Kevin Durant is beginning to make a habit of this whole "swat your shot, take it the length of the floor and hammer home a dunk on your head" thing. Last week, he did it to Josh Smith and the Atlanta Hawks; this week…
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  • Dwyane Wade suspended 1 game for groin kick, Dwight Howard fine…

    Dwyane Wade suspended 1 game for groin kick, Dwight Howard fined $35K for flagrant foul

    yahoo.com Dec 28, 2012
    We were pretty sure that some nature of punishment would come down from the league office for both Dwyane Wade and Dwight Howard after the former went below the belt on Charlotte Bobcats guard Ramon Sessions and the latter went up high on Denver Nuggets…
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  • Video - Hawks Battle Past Cavs 01:04

    Hawks Battle Past Cavs

    Dec 28
    Jeff Teague scores a career-high 27 points in Hawks' 102-94 win over Cavs.
  • Video - Heat Fall To Pistons Without Dwyane Wade 01:06

    Heat Fall To Pistons Without Dwyane Wade

    Dec 28
    Heat's six-game winning streak snapped with 109-99 loss to the Pistons.
  • Video - Wizards Record Fourth Win 01:03

    Wizards Record Fourth Win

    Dec 28
    Wizards snap eight-game slide with 105-97 win over Magic.
  • Video - Wade Says He Never Meant To Kick Sessions 02:50

    Wade Says He Never Meant To Kick Sessions

    Dec 28
    Christian Fauria and Chris Mannix weigh in on Dwyane Wade's tweet about kicking Ramon Sessions in the groin.

Sports Columnists

  • NBA -- Brooklyn Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov will expect immediate impact …

    Dec 28
    Brooklyn's next coach will have to deal with immediate pressure from owner Mikhail Prokhorov, writes Brian Windhorst.
  • Brooklyn Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov says team 'capable of much more'

    Dec 28
    Brooklyn Nets owner and Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov decided last week that he would fire head coach Avery Johnson. But he got a few days' worth of heli-skiing in British Columbia before pulling the trigger Thursday.
  • Miami Heat fire back at NBA for suspension of Dwyane Wade

    Dec 28
    The Miami Heat said Friday the franchise didn't agree with the one-game suspension given to Dwyane Wade for making contact with Charlotte's Ramon Sessions earlier this week.
  • Lee Jenkins: Clippers still streaking for now, but best is yet to come

    Dec 28
    LOS ANGELES -- The 2007-08 Houston Rockets have become something of a cautionary tale in the NBA, a middling team that stood at 24-20 on Jan. 27, before they jumped into a kerosene bath. The searing Rockets embarked on a 22-game winning streak, an unfor…