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  • With Wesley Matthews leading the way, Mavs respond after humili…

    With Wesley Matthews leading the way, Mavs respond after humiliation

    ESPN.com Updated 16 hours ago
    With Wesley Matthews leading the way, Mavs respond after humiliation
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  • Westbrook equals MJ with 7th straight triple-double

    Westbrook equals MJ with 7th straight triple-double

    nba.com 18 hours ago
    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Russell Westbrook posted his seventh consecutive triple-double Friday night in the Oklahoma City Thunder's 102-99 loss to the Houston Rockets, the longest streak since Michael Jordan had seven straight in 1989.
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  • Sam Dekker Dunked All Over Enes Kanter And Then Let Him Know Ab…

    Sam Dekker Dunked All Over Enes Kanter And Then Let Him Know About It

    dimemag.com 20 hours ago
    After a rookie season marred by injury, Sam Dekker is beginning to make his mark as a member of the Houston Rockets. On Friday night in Oklahoma City, Dekker may have submitted the best highlight of his young NBA career, and it came at the expense of Th…
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  • Cody Zeller Victimized Bismack Biyombo With A Filthy Driving Du…

    Cody Zeller Victimized Bismack Biyombo With A Filthy Driving Dunk

    dimemag.com 21 hours ago
    In his fourth NBA season, Cody Zeller has flashed signs of “making the leap” to become a legitimately above-average player and, on Friday night, he made the leap in a different way. Just ask Bismack Biyombo. Early in the first quarter as the Charlotte H…
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  • Gregg Popovich Tore Into His ‘Unprepared’ Spurs Team After Thei…

    Gregg Popovich Tore Into His ‘Unprepared’ Spurs Team After Their First Road Loss

    "If you're a plumber & you don't do your job, you don't get any work." Pop didn't hold back after the Spurs loss — NBA on TNT (@NBAonTNT) December 9, 2016 There is no explicit shame in losing a road game against a reasonably solid team by …
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  • Reports: Donatas Motiejunas to sign 4-year deal with Rockets

    Reports: Donatas Motiejunas to sign 4-year deal with Rockets

    nba.com ESPN.com Dec 9 (yesterday)
    The drama and the Texas standoff is finally over. Donatas Montiejunas is re-signed and ready to play for the Rockets.
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  • Grizzlies give GM Wallace, two other executives extensions

    Grizzlies give GM Wallace, two other executives extensions

    nba.com Dec 8 (2 days ago)
    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- The Memphis Grizzlies have signed general manager Chris Wallace and a pair of executive vice presidents in the front office to multi-year extensions.
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  • Shootaround (Dec. 8): Mavs hold team meeting

    Shootaround (Dec. 8): Mavs hold team meeting

    nba.com Dec 8 (2 days ago)
    Warriors teach Clippers a lesson | Mavs hold team meeting after embarrassing loss | The Rondo enigma | Motiejunas not happy with contract discrepancy | Lessons learned on the Thibs Tour
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  • Eric Gordon fills role perfectly in leading Rockets past Lakers

    Eric Gordon fills role perfectly in leading Rockets past Lakers

    ESPN.com Dec 8 (3 days ago)
    Eric Gordon fills role perfectly in leading Rockets past Lakers
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  • Lou Williams Casually Nailed A Three-Quarter Court Shot To Beat…

    Lou Williams Casually Nailed A Three-Quarter Court Shot To Beat The Halftime Buzzer

    dimemag.com Dec 7 (3 days ago)
    Lou can't miss! #LakeShow (: @SpectrumSN & @spectdeportes) pic.twitter.com/uPiAlvSda8 — Los Angeles Lakers (@Lakers) December 8, 2016 Lou Williams made the most casual 3/4-court buzzer beater I’ve ever seen against the Houston Rockets. The Los Angel…
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  • Clint Capela Baptized Julius Randle With The One-Handed Sledgeh…

    Clint Capela Baptized Julius Randle With The One-Handed Sledgehammer

    dimemag.com Dec 7 (3 days ago)
    When Dwight Howard opted to leave Houston and sign with his hometown Hawks in free agency this summer, the Rockets decided to hedge their bets on the young Swiss center Clint Capela. So far, he hasn’t disappointed. Capela has been at or near the top of …
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  • Stephen Jackson Says He Was Cut Because He Wouldn’t Go Along Wi…

    Stephen Jackson Says He Was Cut Because He Wouldn’t Go Along With Gregg Popovich’s Weird Requests

    dimemag.com Dec 7 (3 days ago)
    Getty Image Stephen Jackson says the smartest coach he ever met was also the most disrespectful. The former NBA star says San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich was “disrespectful” to him when he asked Jackson to say a “trash” Manu Ginobili was better t…
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  • Motiejunas fails to show up for physical with Rockets

    Motiejunas fails to show up for physical with Rockets

    nba.com Dec 6 (4 days ago)
    Just when the Rockets thought the long-running soap opera had ended when they matched Brooklyn's offer sheet, restricted free agent Donatas Motiejunas did not report for a physical Tuesday and now everything is back up in the air.
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  • Grizzlies turning to Marc Gasol in time of need, and he's deliv…

    Grizzlies turning to Marc Gasol in time of need, and he's delivering, as always

    yahoo.com Dec 6 (4 days ago)
    It wasn’t quite Klay Thompson scoring 60 points in 29 minutes or Russell Westbrook notching a triple-double (his sixth straight) in the third quarter for the 19th time in his career, since it took Marc Gasol two overtimes to get his stats, but the Memph…
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  • Latvian big man Davis Bertans won the Spurs-Bucks fight with hi…

    Latvian big man Davis Bertans won the Spurs-Bucks fight with his postgame quote

    yahoo.com Dec 6 (4 days ago)
    San Antonio Spurs big man Davis Bertans earned his first career ejection in the NBA. (Getty Images) Davis Bertans doesn’t look like a typical NBA enforcer. If not for the patchy scruff on his face and him ducking under doors, the redhead’s lanky frame a…
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  • Dele Alli Can Do Whatever The Hell He Wants

    Dele Alli Can Do Whatever The Hell He Wants

    deadspin.com Dec 6 (4 days ago)
    The first goal in Tottenham Hotspur’s (sorely necessary) rout of Swansea City this weekend was scored by Harry Kane—a penalty kick awarded in the 39th minute, after Dele Alli went down in the box under a challenge from Kyle Naughton. It was, as even the…
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  • Horford's blown game-winning lay-up saves Rockets from tough lo…

    Horford's blown game-winning lay-up saves Rockets from tough loss

    yahoo.com ESPN.com Dec 6 (5 days ago)
    James Harden celebrates a Rockets win. (Associated Press) Not every late win in the NBA depends on out-executing or out-clutching the other team. Often, the victorious side merely gets lucky, whether via a fortuitous call or some other matter of random …
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  • At some point, rebuilding Mavs need to move Andrew Bogut

    At some point, rebuilding Mavs need to move Andrew Bogut

    ESPN.com Dec 6 (5 days ago)
    At some point, rebuilding Mavs need to move Andrew Bogut
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  • Video - Not-So-Smart Ejection 01:29

    Not-So-Smart Ejection

    Mar 20
    Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart was ejected from the game for flagrantly punching Spurs forward Matt Bonner below the belt.
  • Video - Grizzlies Take Care Of Mavs 00:57

    Grizzlies Take Care Of Mavs

    Mar 20
    The Grizzlies got double-digit points from seven players in a 112-101 win over the Mavericks.
  • Video - Warriors Cruise Past Shorthanded Pelicans 00:57

    Warriors Cruise Past Shorthanded Pelicans

    Mar 20
    Playing without Anthony Davis, the Pelicans fell to the Warriors, who got 22 points from Harrison Barnes in a 112-96 win.
  • Video - Spurs Rout Celtics 00:49

    Spurs Rout Celtics

    Mar 20
    Five Spurs scored in double figures in San Antonio's 101-89 win over Boston.