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Clamping Down: The Nuggets' 105-95 win over the Rockets was a c…

Clamping Down: The Nuggets' 105-95 win over the Rockets was a cl…

CNNSI.com Updated Jan 23, 2013
The Nuggets' 105-95 win over the Rockets was a clinic in taking advantage of turnovers, writes Rob Mahoney, who breaks down Wilson Chandler's effect and more from the victory.
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  • Spurs outlast Hornets as Duncan, coach sit out

    Spurs outlast Hornets as Duncan, coach sit out

    ESPN.com nba.com Jan 23, 2013
    Tony Parker had 24 points and 13 assists, and the Spurs rallied for a 106-102 victory over the Hornets on Wednesday night, overcoming the absence of Tim Duncan and coach Gregg Popovich for their 15th straight win at home.
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  • Howard aggravates right shoulder vs. Grizzlies

    Howard aggravates right shoulder vs. Grizzlies

    ESPN.com nba.com Jan 23, 2013
    Dwight Howard re-aggravated the torn labrum in his right shoulder late in the first half of the Los Angeles Lakers' 106-93 loss to the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday night and did not return to the game.
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  • Houston Falling: The Rockets' struggles continue. The Nuggets t…

    Houston Falling: The Rockets' struggles continue. The Nuggets took…

    CNNSI.com Jan 23, 2013
    The Rockets' struggles continue. The Nuggets took over in the third quarter en route to a 105-95 win over Houston, handing James Harden and crew their eighth loss in nine games.
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  • Report: Hornets plan to become Pelicans

    Report: Hornets plan to become Pelicans

    nba.com ESPN.com Jan 23, 2013
    The New Orleans Hornets are moving ahead with plans to change their name to the Pelicans next season, people familiar with the decision said.
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  • Royce White says he’s near deal to return to Rockets: ‘Any hour…

    Royce White says he’s near deal to return to Rockets: ‘Any hour now, this whole thing’ll be over’

    yahoo.com Jan 23, 2013
    At long last, rookie Royce White finally appears to be getting closer to playing professional basketball under the Houston Rockets' umbrella. It's been more than two weeks since the Rockets suspended White, who has yet to play a minute for Houston this …
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  • Griz add swingman Johnson with 10-day deal

    Griz add swingman Johnson with 10-day deal

    ESPN.com nba.com Jan 23, 2013
    The Memphis Grizzlies have signed guard-forward Chris Johnson to a 10-day contract a day after sending three players to the Cleveland Cavaliers to free up salary space.
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  • Handing out awards at NBA's midway point

    Handing out awards at NBA's midway point

    CNNSI.com Jan 23, 2013
    With the 2012-13 season at the halfway mark, SI.com's NBA writers make their picks for the league's top performers. The MVP and Coach of the Year races have produced the most disagreement at the top, while clear favorites have emerged for Rookie of the …
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  • Video - Grizzlies Hand Lakers Fourth Straight Defeat 01:20

    Grizzlies Hand Lakers Fourth Straight Defeat

    Jan 23
    Lakers lose Dwight Howard to injury.
  • Video - Nuggets Roll Rockets 00:53

    Nuggets Roll Rockets

    Jan 23
    Ty Lawson leads Nuggets past Rockets.
  • Video - Parker's Double-Double Lifts Spurs Past Hornets 00:59

    Parker's Double-Double Lifts Spurs Past Hornets

    Jan 23
    Spurs outlast Hornets, 106-102.

Sports Columnists

  • Lee Jenkins: Despite offseason loss, Thunder continue to grow

    Jan 23
    LOS ANGELES -- The Oklahoma City Thunder have always challenged conventional wisdom -- they play in one of the smallest markets in professional sports, in a region consumed by college football, and implausibly built the best home-court advantage in the …