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Mayo, Mavs spoil McHale's return to Rockets

Mayo, Mavs spoil McHale's return to Rockets

ESPN.com CNNSI.com nba.com Updated Dec 8, 2012
O.J. Mayo scored 40 points, including 10 in the last three minutes, to lift the Dallas Mavericks to a 116-109 victory over the Rockets on Saturday night in coach Kevin McHale's return to the Houston bench.
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  • Wade, LeBron help Heat wrap up 2-game skid

    Wade, LeBron help Heat wrap up 2-game skid

    ESPN.com Dec 8, 2012
    Dwyane Wade scored 26 points, LeBron James finished with 24 points and seven assists, and the Miami Heat snapped a two-game slide by topping the New Orleans Hornets 106-90 on Saturday night.
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  • Hawks stay hot with ninth win in last 10 games

    Hawks stay hot with ninth win in last 10 games

    ESPN.com Dec 8, 2012
    Josh Smith had 24 points, Lou Williams scored 18 of his 21 in the second half, and the Atlanta Hawks beat the Memphis Grizzlies 93-83 on Saturday night.
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  • Spurs can team-record 19 3s, roll past Bobcats

    Spurs can team-record 19 3s, roll past Bobcats

    ESPN.com nba.com Dec 8, 2012
    Danny Green scored 23 points and the San Antonio Spurs set a franchise record with 19 3-pointers to hand the Charlotte Bobcats their seventh straight defeat, 132-102 on Saturday night.
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  • 30 Seconds With Kenny Smith

    30 Seconds With Kenny Smith

    nytimes.com Dec 8, 2012
    Kenny Smith, a Queens native, was drafted by the Sacramento Kings in 1987 with the sixth pick over all. During a 10-year N.B.A. career, Smith, a point guard, also played with Atlanta, Detroit, Orlando and Denver, and he was with Houston when the Rockets…
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  • Video - Heat Bounce Back Big 01:26

    Heat Bounce Back Big

    Dec 8
    Miami snaps a two-game slide behind a combined 50 points from Dwyane Wade and LeBron James.
  • Video - Hawks Fly By Grizzlies 01:01

    Hawks Fly By Grizzlies

    Dec 8
    Hawks hand the Grizzlies just their second-home loss of the season, 93-83.
  • Video - Kevin McHale Returns To Rockets' Loss 00:58

    Kevin McHale Returns To Rockets' Loss

    Dec 8
    After missing a month of action due to the loss of his daughter, Kevin McHale returns to the bench and the Rockets fall 116-109 to the Mavericks.