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Pacers hand Bobcats 13th straight home loss

Pacers hand Bobcats 13th straight home loss

ESPN.com CNNSI.com Updated Jan 15, 2013
Roy Hibbert had 18 points and seven rebounds, and the Indiana Pacers handed the Charlotte Bobcats their 13th straight home loss with a 103-76 victory Tuesday night.
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  • Chris Bosh will appear on the Disney Channel show ‘JESSIE’ (VID…

    Chris Bosh will appear on the Disney Channel show ‘JESSIE’ (VIDEOS)

    yahoo.com Jan 15, 2013
    In the months immediately after he signed with the Miami Heat in 2010, Chris Bosh embraced his newfound media attention with open arms. He appeared on TV shows and did interviews in all possible venues, including an incredibly misguided and still inexpl…
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  • Fla. lawyer sues San Antonio Spurs for ‘deceptive’ decision to …

    Fla. lawyer sues San Antonio Spurs for ‘deceptive’ decision to rest stars vs. Miami Heat

    yahoo.com Jan 15, 2013
    We all remember San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich incurring the wrath of David Stern when he decided to send Tim Duncan, Tony Parker, Manu Ginobili and Danny Green back to Texas to rest rather than suit them up for a nationally televised matchup wi…
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  • Deron Williams doesn’t think he deserves to be an All-Star this…

    Deron Williams doesn’t think he deserves to be an All-Star this year

    yahoo.com Jan 15, 2013
    Deron Williams will most likely be a member of the Eastern Conference All-Star team next month. He's been the third-leading vote-getter among Eastern guards through all three rounds of All-Star ballot returns thus far, trailing only Dwyane Wade of the M…
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  • After franchise-worst quarter, half, final in Bulls blowout, we…

    After franchise-worst quarter, half, final in Bulls blowout, we wonder: What’s up with the Hawks?

    yahoo.com Jan 15, 2013
    The Atlanta Hawks headed into their Monday night matchup with the Chicago Bulls having lost six of their previous eight games, including four straight road games against the relatively lowly likes of the Detroit Pistons, Minnesota Timberwolves, Clevelan…
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  • Magic Johnson reconciles with Isiah Thomas, tweets that he’s ‘g…

    Magic Johnson reconciles with Isiah Thomas, tweets that he’s ‘glad we can be friends again’

    yahoo.com Jan 15, 2013
    It’s just a tweet, a silly characterization of a person’s mood in 140 characters or less, and possibly something we shouldn’t spend more than three seconds considering before moving on to more weightier matters. Like dunks or draft picks in June, I
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  • 5 Benches That Could Hold Back NBA Playoff Contenders

    5 Benches That Could Hold Back NBA Playoff Contenders

    dimemag.com Jan 15, 2013
    What makes San Antonio so frustrating for opponents and fun to watch for us, the fans, is the parallel personnel magic GM R.C. Buford and coach Gregg Popovich seem to always have working. It’s twofold: The Spurs’ core of Tony Parker, Tim Duncan and M
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  • Kevin Durant posterizes Marcin Gortat, despite Gortat’s best ef…

    Kevin Durant posterizes Marcin Gortat, despite Gortat’s best efforts (VIDEO)

    yahoo.com Jan 15, 2013
    Kevin Durant's been hunting for poster victims pretty much all season long. We've seen him ring up Toronto Raptors rookie Jonas Valanciunas, go end-to-end to throw one down on Atlanta Hawks forward Josh Smith, turn a blocked shot into a vicious slam on …
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  • John Wall and Ish Smith traded amazing highlights, but Wall cam…

    John Wall and Ish Smith traded amazing highlights, but Wall came out victorious (VIDEO)

    yahoo.com Jan 15, 2013
    A pump fake's purpose is to make a defender jump in the air. By that measure, John Wall made a really effective pump fake in the second quarter of the Washington Wizards' home game against the Orlando Magic on Monday night. Unfortunately, it worked a li…
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  • Heckling courtside fan ejected during Jazz/Heat; Wade, Bosh ben…

    Heckling courtside fan ejected during Jazz/Heat; Wade, Bosh benched in 4th as Heat lose (VIDEO)

    yahoo.com Jan 15, 2013
    It remains unclear where exactly this fan with a front-row seat for Monday night's matchup between the Utah Jazz and Miami Heat was directing his courtside chatter, but whomever his intended target, his words brought about a result he probably hadn't ba…
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  • Daily Dime: Heat issues are showing

    Daily Dime: Heat issues are showing

    ESPN.com Jan 14, 2013
    The Miami Heat have chemistry issues that were showing at the end of a long road trip, Brian Windhorst writes.
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  • Jefferson, Hayward help Jazz squash Heat rally

    Jefferson, Hayward help Jazz squash Heat rally

    ESPN.com Jan 15, 2013
    Al Jefferson scored 23 points, Gordon Hayward added 22 -- including a jumper with 40 seconds remaining -- and the Utah Jazz held on to beat the Miami Heat 104-97 on Monday night.
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  • Kevin Durant Unleashes The Monster In The Desert; The Grizzlies…

    Kevin Durant Unleashes The Monster In The Desert; The Grizzlies Get Exposed

    dimemag.com Jan 15, 2013
    It’s a good thing Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook didn’t get much help last night. Phoenix fans went to the arena expecting to see competitive basketball, not some bloodbath. Durant and Westbrook didn’t need any help, taking the Suns on 2-on-5 an
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  • Taj Gibson Posterizes Anthony Tolliver; Stacey King Enjoys It I…

    Taj Gibson Posterizes Anthony Tolliver; Stacey King Enjoys It Immensely

    deadspin.com Jan 15, 2013
    The dunk itself is pretty good, but Stacey King's reaction is even better. This is sort of a thing, I've learned, that King does so maybe you Chicagoans are yawning, but the rest of us can still enjoy his enthusiasm. More »
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  • Video - Pacers Hand Bobcats Their 13th Straight Home Loss 00:59

    Pacers Hand Bobcats Their 13th Straight Home Loss

    Jan 15
    Roy Hibbert leads the way with 18 points in Pacers' 103-76 win over Bobcats.
  • Video - Coast to Coast: Picking The All-Stars 05:38

    Coast to Coast: Picking The All-Stars

    Jan 15
    J.A. Adande and Israel Gutierrez on why upstart teams deserve more attention when it comes to selecting All-Stars.
  • Video - Wade Benched For Fourth Quarter 02:03

    Wade Benched For Fourth Quarter

    Jan 15
    Brian Windhorst discusses Dwyane Wade's reaction to being benched for the fourth quarter, and the mood surrounding the Heat following their loss to the Jazz.

Sports Columnists

  • Paul George, Deron Williams shine at home; Andrea Bargnani, Tim Duncan shi…

    Jan 15
    John Cregan looks at players with significant statistical splits at home versus on the road.
  • Ian Thomsen: Examining the coaching hot seat, more mail

    Jan 15
    We've already seen three coaches lose their jobs this season: Mike Brown, Avery Johnson and Scott Skiles. With the midway point of the season approaching, which other coaches should be fearing for their futures? -- Thomas Detweiler, Philadelphia
  • Grantland Channel Presents: House Eats

    Jan 15
    Joe House and I became friends for two reasons: eating and basketball. When we went to school together at the College of the Holy Cross, we would play...