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Handling The Heat: The Pacers held the Heat to a season low as …

Handling The Heat: The Pacers held the Heat to a season low as they …

CNNSI.com ESPN.com Updated Jan 8, 2013
The Pacers held the Heat to a season low as they rolled 87-77. With Paul George blossoming and the team's defense stifling, Indy earned its best win of the year, writes Ben Golliver.
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  • Pekovic, Kirilenko lead Wolves over Hawks

    Pekovic, Kirilenko lead Wolves over Hawks

    ESPN.com nba.com Jan 8, 2013
    Nikola Pekovic had 25 points and a career-high 18 rebounds, Andrei Kirilenko added 21 points and the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the Atlanta Hawks, 108-103, on Tuesday night.
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  • NY Knicks start Carmelo Anthony needs to tune out opposing taun…

    NY Knicks start Carmelo Anthony needs to tune out opposing taunts from Boston Celtics' Kevin Garnett, others

    nydailynews.com Jan 8, 2013
    Carmelo Anthony needs to lose the rabbit ears, pronto. Anthony needs to keep making the Knicks a threat to the Miami Heat and start tuning out opponents.
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  • James Harden Does Whatever He Wants Against The Lakers; LeBron …

    James Harden Does Whatever He Wants Against The Lakers; LeBron Loses A Battle With A Future Star

    dimemag.com Jan 8, 2013
    If you were busy trying to breakdown Mike D’Antoni‘s gameplan, which consisted of the coach determining subs by using “Eeny, meeny, miny, moe,” you might’ve missed out on James Harden. He was only the best player on the floor by a mile in Housto
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  • Gerald Green Hosts A Block Party

    Gerald Green Hosts A Block Party

    dimemag.com Jan 8, 2013
    Gerald Green hustles on the fast break and denies a shot attempt from Mario Chalmers in tonight’s matchup between the Indiana Pacers and Miami Heat.
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  • Ricky Rubio’s Behind the Back Pass Leads to Three-Pointer

    Ricky Rubio’s Behind the Back Pass Leads to Three-Pointer

    dimemag.com Jan 8, 2013
    One of the NBA’s finest passers, Ricky Rubio, had an amazing behind the back dime to Derrick Williams who knocked down the three-point jumper in tonight’s matchup between the Minnesota Timberwolves and Atlanta Hawks.
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  • Wizards owner says Wall might return Saturday

    Wizards owner says Wall might return Saturday

    CNNSI.com nba.com Jan 8, 2013
    WASHINGTON (AP) - John Wall could be making his season debut Saturday for the Washington Wizards after months of rehabbing his injured left knee.
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  • Suspended Rondo: Contact with ref incidental

    Suspended Rondo: Contact with ref incidental

    ESPN.com Jan 8, 2013
    Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo said Tuesday he was simply making a joke with referee Rodney Mott when he bumped him in Saturday's game against the Atlanta Hawks.
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  • Seeking help on glass, Heat work out Andersen

    Seeking help on glass, Heat work out Andersen

    ESPN.com Jan 8, 2013
    The Miami Heat took a key step toward addressing their rebounding problems Tuesday by working out free-agent veteran Chris Andersen at the team's practice facility, league sources confirmed.
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  • The Court Grip Difference Maker of the Week: Bradley Beal Stick…

    The Court Grip Difference Maker of the Week: Bradley Beal Sticks the Game-Winner Against OKC

    dimemag.com Jan 8, 2013
    Each week Court Grip will bring you a prime basketball highlight made possible by having an edge — in skills, performance and technology. This week features NBA rookie Bradley Beal stopping on a dime and hitting two OKC defenders with a pump-fake, step-
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  • The NBA Fined Danny Ferry $15,000 For Snitching On Rajon Rondo

    The NBA Fined Danny Ferry $15,000 For Snitching On Rajon Rondo

    deadspin.com Jan 8, 2013
    Rajon Rondo served a one-game suspension last night, because that's what Rajon Rondo does. The incident happened in the third quarter Saturday's win over Atlanta, when referee Rodney Mott whistled Rondo for a charge. Rondo freaked out a bit and approach…
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  • Bradley Beal hits 1st career game-winner to push Wizards past T…

    Bradley Beal hits 1st career game-winner to push Wizards past Thunder in upset (VIDEO)

    yahoo.com Jan 8, 2013
    Heading into Monday night, only one team had notched wins over both the reigning NBA champion Miami Heat and defending Western Conference champion Oklahoma City Thunder this season - the bruising Memphis Grizzlies, owners of the NBA's fifth-best record.
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  • Paul Pierce Owns New York City; Kevin Durant One-Up’d By A Rook…

    Paul Pierce Owns New York City; Kevin Durant One-Up’d By A Rookie

    dimemag.com Jan 8, 2013
    On a night where we all tried to watch a BCS championship that got so bad — think Spike running over the Little Giants — that Brent Musburger needed a hall pass by the end of the first quarter because he was getting distracted by A.J. McCarron‘s gir
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  • Video - George Leads Pacers Past Heat 01:01

    George Leads Pacers Past Heat

    Jan 8
    Paul George scores 29 points as Pacers top Heat for their 11th win in 14 games.
  • Video - PTI Big Finish January 8th 00:56

    PTI Big Finish January 8th

    Jan 8
    PTI runs down Tuesday's top stories.
  • Video - Pekovic, Wolves Hold Off Hawks 00:56

    Pekovic, Wolves Hold Off Hawks

    Jan 8
    Nikola Pekovic's double-double, 25 points and 18 boards, leads Timberwolves to 108-103 win over Hawks.

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