Originally written on Crossover Chronicles  |  Last updated 11/9/14

Every morning, we'll have a look at the big news from the previous night's action in a round up of recaps and reactions from around the web.

The Big Headline

The Golden State Warriors came back from 17 points down to force overtime and then beat the Miami Heat by 5 (recap).  Meanwhile, Kobe Bryant dropped 48 points on the Phoenix Sun en route to a 16 point win (recap). 

The Big Performers

Kobe Bryant (LAL):  48 pts (18/31 fg) 5 reb, 3 ast, 3 stl
Stephen Jackson (MIL):  34 pts (12/17 fg), 8 ast
Dwyane Wade (MIA):  34 pts, 6 reb, 2 ast, 1 blk
Derrick Rose (CHI):  31 pts, 11 ast, 3 reb
Russell Westbrook (OKC):  30 pts, 6 reb, 4 ast
Al Jefferson (UTA):  30 pts, 12 reb, 3 ast, 2 blk

The Big Highlights

We're sticking with the rookies.  First, Ricky Rubio flips an alley oop to Anthony Randolph


Then Kyrie Irving with the wicked spin and wild finish

The Big Games

Thunder 100 - Grizzlies 95
Box Score     Recap
OKC:  Kevin Durant - 22 pts, 11 reb, 5 ast.  Kendrick Perkins - 8 pts, 13 reb.
MEM:  Marc Gasol - 20 pts, 14 reb.  Rudy Gay - 16 pts (7-21 fg).  Mike Conley - 15 pts, 10 ast.

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Grizz fall to 3-6 in, yet another, hard fought battle against OKC - Straight Outta Vancouver via kwout

Trailblazers 105 - Clippers 97
Box Score     Recap
POR:  Gerald Wallace - 20 pts, 4 reb, 4 ast.  LaMarcus Aldridge - 18 pts, 7 reb.  Raymond Felton - 17 pts, 8 ast.
LAC:  Caron Butler - 20 pts, 6 reb.  Blake Griffin - 18 pts, 12 reb.  Chris Paul - 11 pts, 3 ast

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