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Errant Amar’e Stoudemire Pass Knocks Over Drink In First Row

Errant Amar’e Stoudemire Pass Knocks Over Drink In First Row

dimemag.com Updated Jan 14
Well that was fun while it lasted. The Charlotte Bobcats ended the Knicks 5-game winning streak with a 108-98 win on Tuesday night in Charlotte. While the Knicks stuck around for a while, they couldn’t handle Al Jefferson and Kemba Walker or overcome a …
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  • Heat Visit The White House, President Obama Tells Them To Lay O…

    Heat Visit The White House, President Obama Tells Them To Lay Off Mario Chalmers

    If you’ve spent any time watching the 2-time defending champion Miami Heat, you’ve probably noticed how often the Big Three of LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh yell at Mario Chalmers. ‘Bron almost took his head off one night, before apologizing.…
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  • Knicks' Chandler, 'Cats' Kidd-Gilchrist return to start

    Knicks' Chandler, 'Cats' Kidd-Gilchrist return to start

    nba.com ESPN.com Jan 14
    Knicks coach Mike Woodson says center Tyson Chandler will return to the starting lineup Tuesday night against the Charlotte Bobcats after missing the last four games with an upper respiratory infection.
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  • Obama honors Heat again at White House

    Obama honors Heat again at White House

    ESPN.com Jan 14
    President Barack Obama has congratulated the NBA champion Miami Heat for showing the "heart and determination" it takes to sit atop the league.
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  • The 15 All-Time NBA Eastern Conference Starting Lineups

    The 15 All-Time NBA Eastern Conference Starting Lineups

    dimemag.com Jan 14
    Not everyone can have the same history as the Boston Celtics or Chicago Bulls. But still, that’s not stopping us from ranking the 15 all-time Eastern Conference starting lineups. From Michael Jordan all the way down to Kemba Walker — yes, Kemba Walker —…
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  • A school counselor reportedly shaved off a child’s Miami Heat-t…

    A school counselor reportedly shaved off a child’s Miami Heat-themed hairdo against a parent’s wishes

    yahoo.com Jan 14
    Goofy haircuts can be briefly distracting, especially in dull junior high school setting, where even the most mindful of students are just staring down that clock on the wall, waiting for 3 PM to hit. This is why just about every school has a dress code…
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  • Ellis, Mavs cruise to keep Magic on skids

    Ellis, Mavs cruise to keep Magic on skids

    ESPN.com Jan 14
    Monta Ellis scored 21 points, Dirk Nowitzki added 15 and the Dallas Mavericks beat Orlando 107-88 on Monday night, extending the Magic's longest losing streak of the season to eight games.
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  • Video - 'LeBroning' Becomes Social Media Craze Mocking James 01:16

    'LeBroning' Becomes Social Media Craze Mocking James

    Jan 14
    Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless discussed the latest Internet craze in which fans post videos of themselves flopping like the Miami Heat's LeBron James.
  • Video - To Tank or Not to Tank? 06:04

    To Tank or Not to Tank?

    Jan 14
    A few teams are at a fork in the road where it's not clear whether they should go with a playoff push, or nosedive into the lottery.
  • Video - LeBron 'Jealous' Of Durant's Attempts 04:56

    LeBron 'Jealous' Of Durant's Attempts

    Jan 14
    Tom Haberstroh on LeBron James being jealous of Kevin Durant's shot attempts.
  • Video - Bobcats Snap Knicks' Winning Streak 00:50

    Bobcats Snap Knicks' Winning Streak

    Jan 14
    Al Jefferson and Kemba Walker combined for 60 points as the Bobcats snapped the Knicks' five-game winning streak with a 108-98 victory.

Sports Columnists

  • Lee Jenkins: Time for free-falling Lakers to let go of Pau Gasol

    Jan 14
    During a timeout late in Game 3 of the 2011 Western Conference semifinals, Phil Jackson and Pau Gasol stood in front of the Lakers' bench at American Airlines Center, and Jackson popped him in the chest. The gesture, startling given Jackson's Zen reputa…
  • P.J. Hairston heads to D-League, Texas Legends

    Jan 14
    Former North Carolina swingman P.J. Hairston, suspended by the NCAA last month for rules violations, will resume his basketball career in the NBA D-League with the Texas Legends.
  • Ian Thomsen: Mailbag: NBA head coaches solicit advice

    Jan 14
    In lieu of answering readers' questions this week, we decided to mix things up and open up the mailbag to NBA coaches, who took the time out of their busy schedules to submit these totally fictitious questions. Without further ado, let's dive into the m…
  • NBA - 5-on-5: Why are LeBron James' numbers down?

    Jan 14
    Our 5-on-5 crew evaluates the reigning MVP's performance this season.