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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…Upvote Share Tweet
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 nightUpvote Share Tweet
Our Show: Amare' Stoudamire added 10 points off the bench i…CNNSI.com Updated Jan 3, 2013Amare' 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Here's Shawn Marion As The Super Mario Bros. Character You Never Asked Fordeadspin.com Updated Jan 3, 2013First 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…Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Updated Jan 3, 2013Experts 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Tonight’s Knicks-Spurs Finals Rematch Is 15 Seasons In The MakingTonight 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 becauUpvote Share Tweet
Rockets’ Greg Smith can’t tie his shoe in less than 3 seconds, apparently (VIDEO)yahoo.com Updated Jan 3, 2013Greg 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Nothing Eye-Popping Except the Statistical Linenytimes.com Updated Jan 3, 2013The 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.Upvote Share TweetDeMarcus 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 alarmiUpvote Share Tweet
A 2011 Finals Rematch Goes Into OT; Kevin Durant Does Something He’s Never Done BeforeHow 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Stephen Jackson Sprains Ankle After Tripping Over Courtside Waitr...Jan 3Brian Windhorst with the latest on Stephen Jackson's injury.
Knicks Snap Spurs' Seven-Game StreakJan 3Knicks slam Spurs, 100-83.
Daily Dime: Spurs sluggish at the GardenJan 3Brian Windhorst breaks down the Knicks' rout of the sluggish Spurs.
Gregg Popovich of San Antonio Spurs not resting any players against New Yo…Jan 3San 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 anniversaryJan 3As 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 sayJan 3In 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.