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Mavericks win 3rd straight behind CollisonUpdated Jan 14 Share Tweet
Darren Collison led six players in double figures with 23 points and the Dallas Mavericks matched their season high with a third straight win in a 113-98 victory against the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday night.
Share TweetReserves Jamal Crawford and Matt Barnes each scored 16 points, and the Los Angeles Clippers easily routed the Memphis Grizzlies 99-73 Monday night with Chris Paul missing his first game this season because of a bruised right kneecap.
Dirk Nowitzki Tries To Crash A Video Review, Gets Stonewalled By Awesome Security GuardUpdated Jan 14 Share TweetI was not previously aware of the fact that there are NBA security guards whose job it is to prevent players from getting too close to the referees during video reviews. But as the video above shows, such security guards do indeed exist, and one of them…Source: deadspin.com
Doc Rivers Says Austin Rivers Thinks Too Much About BasketballUpdated Jan 14 Share TweetDespite losing to New York yesterday, the Hornets look like a completely new team with Eric Gordon finally back. That came at the expense of rookie Austin Rivers, who started most of the season at the two guard in Gordon’s absence. Now, he’s been releSource: dimemag.comShare TweetSan Antonio Spurs guard Manu Ginobili is expected to miss 10-14 days with a left hamstring strain.Share TweetTry to cut everything out of the picture, save for the visual tip-offs. Forget how he may have disappointed you at Connecticut, or the Memphis Grizzlies’ inspiring 2011 playoff run with him on the bench. Forget the contract, forget Lionel Hollins recentShare TweetPrior to a Sunday afternoon win over the visiting New Orleans Hornets, the New York Knicks were in the midst of a bad stretch, having lost three straight games, four of their last six and six of their last nine since Christmas Day. With the Knicks strug…Source: yahoo.com
Best N.B.A. Games of the WeekUpdated Jan 14 Share TweetBest N.B.A. games this week pit the Lakers and Bucks, the Rockets and Pacers and the Warriors vs. the Spurs.Source: nytimes.com
Fasting Carmelo Anthony and NY Knicks make Anthony Davis look anemic in New Orleans Hornets rookie's MSG debutUpdated Jan 14 Share TweetFor some reason, Carmelo Anthony had been fasting for 15 days. During that time he ate no meat. No cheese. No Honey-Nut Cheerios. No nothing. Anthony said he did it for “clarity,” whatever that means.Source: nydailynews.com
Mavs Win Third StraightJan 14Mavericks hand the Wolves their fourth straight loss 113-98.
Rationalizing the IrrationalJan 14Nate Silver on the difficulty of accepting advanced statistical analysis in sports.
Heat Reaction: Miami Heat at Utah JazzJan 14Quick takes at the buzzer on Heat-Kings.
Daily Dime: Heat issues are showingJan 14The Miami Heat have chemistry issues that were showing at the end of a long road trip, Brian Windhorst writes.