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Stephen Jackson sprains ankle falling over waitress in front of NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg (VIDEO) Updated Jan 3, 2013
It's been less than three weeks since Stephen Jackson returned action after losing nearly a month to a fractured right pinky. Now, the San Antonio Spurs small forward could find himself back on the shelf, thanks to an unfortunate foot-fall, a possibly i…
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  • Knicks snap Spurs' 7-game winning streak Jan 3, 2013
    Carmelo Anthony scored 23 points, J.R. Smith kept up his surge with 20 and the New York Knicks snapped the San Antonio Spurs' seven-game winning streak with a 100-83 victory Thursday night
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  • Our Show: Amare' Stoudamire added 10 points off the bench i… Jan 3, 2013
    Amare' Stoudamire added 10 points off the bench in his second game back from injury, but the team's stifling defense was key to ending the Spurs' seven-game win streak.
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  • Here's Shawn Marion As The Super Mario Bros. Character You Never Asked For Jan 3, 2013
    First of all, it makes no sense because Bowser doesn't come anywhere near World 1-1, and Mario could never carry any cool stuff on his back, like, say, an NBA championship trophy. But that's fine, Dallas Mavericks CGI worker bees. You have fun with your…
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  • In Dirk They Trust: Experts are giving the Mavericks a slim chance of… Jan 3, 2013
    Experts are giving the Mavericks a slim chance of making the playoffs. But Rob Mahoney argues that with Dirk Nowitzki back in the lineup, no one can count out the 2011 champs.
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  • Tonight’s Knicks-Spurs Finals Rematch Is 15 Seasons In The Making Jan 3, 2013
    Tonight isn’t just about two games on national TV, because that happens every Thursday. Tonight, and specifically New York vs. San Antonio, is something in the making for much, much longer. The Knicks and the Spurs’ matchup feels like a big game becau
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  • Rockets’ Greg Smith can’t tie his shoe in less than 3 seconds, apparently (VIDEO) Jan 3, 2013
    Greg Smith has come a long way in a relatively short period, going from undrafted out of Fresno State to D-League All-Star to winning a roster spot in a crowded frontcourt and becoming the backup center on a Houston Rockets team that's become both an aw…
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  • Nothing Eye-Popping Except the Statistical Line Jan 3, 2013
    The Knicks on Thursday night will host the San Antonio Spurs, who got 28 points and 13 rebounds the previous night from the consistently terrific Tim Duncan.
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  • 5 Teams That Should Trade For DeMarcus Cousins Jan 3, 2013
    DeMarcus Cousins is an interesting individual. He’s obviously a very talented player. At 6-11, he’s shown off his tremendous skill set as a premier big man since his days at Kentucky. With a knack for scoring around the basket, rebounding at an alarmi
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  • A 2011 Finals Rematch Goes Into OT; Kevin Durant Does Something He’s Never Done Before Jan 3, 2013
    How often do you see it happen: a visiting team takes control in the fourth quarter before squandering a late chance to grab a W, and then end up getting pounded into submission in the extra session? Dallas is feeling the pain now after letting the Heat…
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  • Video - Stephen Jackson Sprains Ankle After Tripping Over Courtside Waitr... 02:14

    Stephen Jackson Sprains Ankle After Tripping Over Courtside Waitr...

    Jan 3
    Brian Windhorst with the latest on Stephen Jackson's injury.
  • Video - Knicks Snap Spurs' Seven-Game Streak 01:07

    Knicks Snap Spurs' Seven-Game Streak

    Jan 3
    Knicks slam Spurs, 100-83.