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Cavs tame Grizzlies as Waiters steps up late

Cavs tame Grizzlies as Waiters steps up late

ESPN.com nba.com Updated 3 hours ago
LeBron James had 25 points and 11 assists, Dion Waiters scored 13 of his 21 points in the fourth quarter and the Cavaliers handled one of the West's best teams, beating the Grizzlies 105-91 on Sunday.
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  • Report: Lance Stephenson Has “Clashed With Teammates” In Charlo…

    Report: Lance Stephenson Has “Clashed With Teammates” In Charlotte

    dimemag.com 6 hours ago
    Things have not according to plan since Lance Stephenson spurred the Pacers in free agency this summer to sign with Charlotte. The new-look Hornets are 8-19 so far and Stephenson has been the subject of trade rumors with a number of teams, and his old t…
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  • Counting Down The Top 10 Moments From NBA Christmas Day: 10-8

    Counting Down The Top 10 Moments From NBA Christmas Day: 10-8

    dimemag.com 12 hours ago
    The NBA isn’t like other professional sports in America; they play on Christmas. Not only do they play, but the games on the national holiday signal a focal point for most NBA observers and a day when it’s finally appropriate to take stock of the first …
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  • Ellis helps Mavs sink Spurs in Rondo's debut

    Ellis helps Mavs sink Spurs in Rondo's debut

    ESPN.com dimemag.com nba.com yahoo.com Dec 20 (yesterday)
    Monta Ellis equaled his season high with 38 points, including 11 during the final four minutes, to spark a late rally as the Dallas Mavericks beat the depleted San Antonio Spurs 99-93 Saturday in Rajon Rondo's debut with the Mavericks.
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  • Local Houston TV Station Uses NBA 2K15 Pic Of Troy Daniels To R…

    Local Houston TV Station Uses NBA 2K15 Pic Of Troy Daniels To Report Trade

    dimemag.com Dec 20 (yesterday)
    Yesterday’s trade sending Corey Brewer from the Timberwolves to the Rockets included Houston’s brief hero from last year’s playoffs, Troy Daniels. The sharpshooter was dealt to Houston in the exchange for Daniels and a draft pick in a three-team exchang…
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  • Watch Damian Lillard’s Career-High 43 Points In Triple OT Win V…

    Watch Damian Lillard’s Career-High 43 Points In Triple OT Win Versus Spurs

    dimemag.com ESPN.com Dec 20 (yesterday)
    Damian Lillard didn’t look like a top-five point guard on Friday night – he simply looked like a top-five player. Watch the Portland Trail Blazers’ budding superstar lead his team to a 129-119 triple overtime win against the San Antonio Spurs with a car…
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  • Butler, Bulls hand Grizzlies rare home loss

    Butler, Bulls hand Grizzlies rare home loss

    ESPN.com Dec 19 (2 days ago)
    Jimmy Butler scored 31 points, Nikola Mirotic added a season-best 27, and the Chicago Bulls snapped Memphis' six-game winning streak with a 103-97 victory over the Grizzlies on Friday night.
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  • Rockets acquire Brewer and Shved in three-team trade

    Rockets acquire Brewer and Shved in three-team trade

    nba.com dimemag.com ESPN.com Dec 19 (2 days ago)
    Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey announced today that the team has acquired forward Corey Brewer from the Minnesota Timberwolves and Alexey Shved from the Philadelphia 76ers as a part of a three-team trade.
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  • Spurs' Leonard tore ligament in right hand

    Spurs' Leonard tore ligament in right hand

    ESPN.com Dec 19 (2 days ago)
    San Antonio Spurs small forward Kawhi Leonard has "something kind of torn" in his right hand, coach Gregg Popovich told reporters before Friday night's game against the Portland Trail Blazers.
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  • Bulls still missing Rose, Gibson vs. Grizzlies

    Bulls still missing Rose, Gibson vs. Grizzlies

    ESPN.com Dec 19 (2 days ago)
    Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose (illness) and power forward Taj Gibson (sprained right ankle) are out Friday night against the Memphis Grizzlies.
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  • Memphis Grizzlies Buy Car For Staff Member Who Recently Had His…

    Memphis Grizzlies Buy Car For Staff Member Who Recently Had His Stolen

    dimemag.com deadspin.com Dec 19 (2 days ago)
    The Memphis Grizzlies: America’s team? If the Grit ‘N Grind crew keeps winning games at a 21-4 pace and donating cars to unsuspecting team employees, that’s a more likely possibility than it seems. After a Memphis assistant named Brandon had his car sto…
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  • Davis powers Pelicans over Harden, Rockets

    Davis powers Pelicans over Harden, Rockets

    ESPN.com dimemag.com Dec 19 (2 days ago)
    Anthony Davis had 30 points, 14 rebounds and five blocks to lead the New Orleans Pelicans to a 99-90 win over the Houston Rockets on Thursday night.
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  • Mark Cuban finalized the Rajon Rondo trade at the 'Colbert Repo…

    Mark Cuban finalized the Rajon Rondo trade at the 'Colbert Report' finale, per Keith Olbermann

    yahoo.com Dec 19 (3 days ago)
    In a rather swift and shocking December surprise, the Dallas Mavericks and Boston Celtics moved quickly to negotiate and finalize a deal sending Rajon Rondo from Boston to Dallas. The timing of the transaction, pitched a good two months prior to the NBA…
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  • Video - Butler Takes Over For Bulls 01:00

    Butler Takes Over For Bulls

    Dec 19
    Jimmy Butler scored 30-plus points for the second straight game and the Bulls defeated the Grizzlies 103-97.
  • Video - Duncan Owning The Post 00:05

    Duncan Owning The Post

    Dec 19
    The Spurs' Tim Duncan pulls off a spin move with ease in the post versus the Blazers.
  • Video - Cuban On The Addition Of Rondo 05:00

    Cuban On The Addition Of Rondo

    Dec 19
    Mark Cuban stops by SportsCenter to discuss the Mavericks' trade for Rajon Rondo.
  • Video - Rondo Introduced In Dallas 03:00

    Rondo Introduced In Dallas

    Dec 19
    Rajon Rondo discusses joining the Dallas Mavericks and what he will bring to the team.

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    Dec 19
    The acquisition of Rajon Rondo has given the Dallas Mavericks an undeniable edge in the race to lure veteran big man Jermaine O'Neal back to the NBA, according to league sources.
  • Rajon Rondo trade from Boston Celtics to Dallas Mavericks 'on course' to h…

    Dec 18
    A source with knowledge of the Rajon Rondo trade talks says a "deal is on course to happen tonight."
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  • Rajon Rondo subject of Boston Celtics-Dallas Mavericks trade talks

    Dec 17
    The Boston Celtics, after years of flirting with potential Rajon Rondo deals, are in substantive discussions on a trade that would send Rondo to the Dallas Mavericks, according to league sources.