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Griz hold off Lakers to extend run, go to 13-2

Griz hold off Lakers to extend run, go to 13-2

ESPN.com Updated 14 minutes ago
Marc Gasol had 19 points and 11 rebounds, Mike Conley added 19 points and the Grizzlies held off the Lakers 99-93 Wednesday night for their seventh victory in eight games.
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  • Chandler leads Mavs to OT win over Knicks

    Chandler leads Mavs to OT win over Knicks

    ESPN.com 3 hours ago
    Tyson Chandler set season highs with 17 points and 25 rebounds against his former team, helping the Mavericks to a 109-102 overtime victory against the Knicks, who were missing Carmelo Anthony.
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  • Popovich out after minor medical procedure

    Popovich out after minor medical procedure

    ESPN.com nba.com yahoo.com 5 hours ago
    Spurs coach Gregg Popovich missed Wednesday night's 106-100 win over the Indiana Pacers after undergoing what the team is calling a minor medical procedure.
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  • Matthews guides Blazers to 9th straight win

    Matthews guides Blazers to 9th straight win

    ESPN.com 4 hours ago
    Trail Blazers win 9th in a row, top Hornets 105-97
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  • Mavs' Cuban: Realignment could benefit NBA

    Mavs' Cuban: Realignment could benefit NBA

    ESPN.com 6 hours ago
    Mavericks owner Mark Cuban says a conference realignment that would result in a total of eight teams, including the Mavs, switching conferences, could help level the playing field between the NBA's two conferences.
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  • Dime Q&A: Steven Adams On Guarding Big Al & Z-Bo, Life …

    Dime Q&A: Steven Adams On Guarding Big Al & Z-Bo, Life Without KD & Russ, And More

    dimemag.com 10 hours ago
    When the Thunder traded James Harden to the Rockets, it seemed like the team got absolutely nothing in return. Kevin Martin wasn’t able to replace Harden’s production and Jeremy Lamb never developed into the dangerous offensive weapon the Thunder had ho…
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  • Melo out vs. Mavs, making 'some progress'

    Melo out vs. Mavs, making 'some progress'

    ESPN.com dimemag.com 12 hours ago
    New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony has been ruled out of Wednesday's game against the Mavericks due to painful back spasms.
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  • The Warriors' Best Lineups Are Killing The Rest Of The League

    The Warriors' Best Lineups Are Killing The Rest Of The League

    deadspin.com 14 hours ago
    By pretty much every metric, the Warriors are one of the best teams in the league. They're 11-2, a half-game out of the best record in the league, lead the league in opponent-adjusted net offensive/defensive rating, and are in lockstep with the Spurs fo…
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  • Amar'e rips guardian 'angel' refs for giving Harden calls

    Amar'e rips guardian 'angel' refs for giving Harden calls

    yahoo.com dimemag.com Nov 25 (yesterday)
    With Dwight Howard still shelved by a strained right knee, Terrence Jones entering his third week sidelined by a peroneal nerve contusion and Patrick Beverley out nursing a strained left hamstring, the New York Knicks entered Monday's road game against …
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  • Memphis' GM on suitors chasing after Marc Gasol: 'Teams are goi…

    Memphis' GM on suitors chasing after Marc Gasol: 'Teams are going to have to find another player'

    yahoo.com Nov 25 (yesterday)
    So, the Memphis Grizzlies have the NBA’s best record. The team’s best player, Marc Gasol, spent his teenage years in Memphis, and the Grizzlies were the first team to give him an NBA chance. That franchise can also pay him more money than any other squa…
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  • Mavs Call Home Loss To Short-Handed Pacers “Embarrassing,” “Hor…

    Mavs Call Home Loss To Short-Handed Pacers “Embarrassing,” “Horrific”

    dimemag.com Nov 25 (yesterday)
    No win in the NBA can be assumed – all 30 teams employ professional basketball players. And considering that logic, no loss should be overly disappointing, either. The Dallas Mavericks don’t subscribe to the latter line of thinking. After falling to the…
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  • GIF: James Harden Barely Pretends To Play Transition Defense Ag…

    GIF: James Harden Barely Pretends To Play Transition Defense Against Knicks

    dimemag.com Nov 25 (2 days ago)
    This GIF deserves as little explanation as possible. As the New York Knicks begin a fast break after a Houston Rockets turnover, watch James Harden barely pretend to play transition defense. Embarrassing effort. No worries, though. Houston beat New York…
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  • Video - Rockets Fly By Kings 00:47

    Rockets Fly By Kings

    Nov 26
    James Harden and Isaiah Canaan combined to score 50 points in the Rockets' 102-89 win over the Kings.
  • Video - Memphis Grizzlies Conversation 04:09

    Memphis Grizzlies Conversation

    Nov 26
    Zach Randolph, Marc Gasol, Tony Allen and Mike Conley sit down with Jalen Rose to discuss the Memphis Grizzlies and the success of the team.
  • Video - A #HateHard Thanksgiving 02:01

    A #HateHard Thanksgiving

    Nov 26
    Amin delivers a very special #HateHard edition of thanks.
  • Video - Spurs Top Pacers Without Popovich 01:05

    Spurs Top Pacers Without Popovich

    Nov 26
    The Spurs rallied to a 106-100 win against the Pacers without head coach Gregg Popovich on the sideline.

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    Nov 25
    The Los Angeles Lakers have been granted a $4.85 million disabled player exception by the NBA for Steve Nash, who is out for the season with a back injury, league sources told ESPN.com.
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