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Stephen Jackson sprains ankle falling over waitress in front of…

Stephen Jackson sprains ankle falling over waitress in front of NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg (VIDEO)

yahoo.com ESPN.com nba.com deadspin.com 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

    Knicks snap Spurs' 7-game winning streak

    ESPN.com CNNSI.com 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……

    Our Show: Amare' Stoudamire added 10 points off the bench i…

    CNNSI.com 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 Neve…

    Here's Shawn Marion As The Super Mario Bros. Character You Never Asked For

    deadspin.com 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 cha…

    In Dirk They Trust: Experts are giving the Mavericks a slim chance of…

    CNNSI.com 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 Maki…

    Tonight’s Knicks-Spurs Finals Rematch Is 15 Seasons In The Making

    dimemag.com 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, …

    Rockets’ Greg Smith can’t tie his shoe in less than 3 seconds, apparently (VIDEO)

    yahoo.com 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

    Nothing Eye-Popping Except the Statistical Line

    nytimes.com 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

    5 Teams That Should Trade For DeMarcus Cousins

    dimemag.com 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…

    A 2011 Finals Rematch Goes Into OT; Kevin Durant Does Something He’s Never Done Before

    dimemag.com 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.

Sports Columnists

  • Daily Dime: Spurs sluggish at the Garden

    Jan 3
    Brian Windhorst breaks down the Knicks' rout of the sluggish Spurs.
  • Gregg Popovich of San Antonio Spurs not resting any players against New Yo…

    Jan 3
    San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich will play all his stars despite facing a fourth game in five nights Thursday against the New York Knicks on Thursday.
  • Weekend Dime -- Mark Cuban's anniversary

    Jan 3
    As Mark Cuban celebrates his 13th anniversary as Mavericks owner, the team struggles to find a future.
  • Mike James to sign with Texas Legends of D-League, sources say

    Jan 3
    In an attempt to convince the Dallas Mavericks that he can help them, veteran point guard Mike James is joining the D-League's Texas Legends in time for Saturday's game against Tulsa, according to sources with knowledge of the deal.