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Down 16 points at one time, young Spurs make comeback to defeat Kings

AT&T CENTER – Heading into the fourth quarter down 78-77 to the Sacramento Kings Monday, the San Antonio Spurs were 12 minutes away from making a full comeback, as they had been down by as much as 16 points in the game. With the Kings playing most of their starters throughout the night and even […]
Via Project Spurs
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Photo: Young fan gets LeBron's headband, loses mind

FOX Sports Ohio's Zac Jackson captured a special moment for a young boy at the end of the Cavaliers-Bulls game in Columbus on Monday night. It isn't unusual for NBA players to toss their headbands, wristbands, towels or just about anything else into the crowd after a game finishes. Monday night's Cavalier preseason game was held in Columbus, Ohio at the Value City Arena...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
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Donald Sterling withdraws lawsuit against NBA, wife

Donald Sterling has withdrawn his lawsuit in Los Angeles Superior Court that accused his wife, Shelly, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver and the league of fraud in the sale of the Clippers. The move last week came as Sterling’s federal anti-trust lawsuit against the NBA continues. “We believe that we can more efficiently address all the issues in our pending federal action,” Bobby...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Rondo 'progressing great' still waiting for full clearance, but Celtics consider opening night a possibility

After the latest examination of Rajon Rondo's left hand, an opening night return remains a possibility. But the Boston Celtics star no longer wants to target a certain date. “I don’t know,” he said before Monday’s practice. “I still haven’t had any contact yet. Opener’s a little bit over a week away. I don’t want to put any set goals. I just want to go as my...
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Cleveland Cavaliers beat Chicago Bulls, despite chemistry

Monday night the Chicago Bulls took on the Cleveland Cavaliers in what was a really entertaining game. It appeared to be a promising game for the Bulls, considering that Derrick Rose played with such a great amount of energy. He was very explosive up and down the court. His shooting touch has improved since the summer Olympic games. It was a good look for him at the Schottenstein...
Via Basketball Bicker
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Spurs rally to beat Kings 106-99

SAN ANTONIO (AP) Jeff Ayres had 15 points and rookie Kyle Anderson added 14 points as the San Antonio Spurs overcame DeMarcus Cousin's 32 points and 11 rebounds to rally for a 106-99 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Monday night. Marco Belinelli scored 14 points and Tony Parker had 13 points and five assists for San Antonio (2-3). Rudy Gay scored 18 points for Sacramento...
Via AP on Fox
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Paul George blasts media over Kobe Bryant report

Paul George put the media on blast over a report saying he’s one of many free agents who was deterred by the Lakers because of Kobe Bryant. In a story for ESPN the Magazine published Monday, Henry Abbott explored the topic of how many key free agents were disinterested in the Lakers because of Kobe....Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Mavs used balanced offense to beat Grizzlies

DALLAS (AP) Tyson Chandler and Monta Ellis scored 14 points each to lead seven Dallas players in double figures as the Mavericks beat the Memphis Grizzlies 108-103 on Monday night. All five Mavericks starters scored 10 or more. In addition to Chandler and Ellis, Chandler Parsons and Jameer Nelson had 11 each and Dirk Nowitzki added 10. Off the bench, Richard Jefferson scored 13...
Via AP on Fox
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Cavs big three put on show for Central Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The game didn't count, but the experience did for many of the 19,049 who filled Value City Arena on Monday night as the Cleveland Cavaliers took on the Chicago Bulls. That was largely true for both the men on the court and the folks in the stands. For fans in Central Ohio, it was a chance to see NBA stars such as Derrick Rose, Kyrie Irving, Kevin Love and of...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
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Paul George Shoots Jumpers Just Three Months After Breaking Leg (Video)

When the country saw Paul George break his leg in a gruesome injury during a Team USA scrimmage this past summer, it was difficult to imagine that the Indiana Pacers forward would play this season. Fans might want to rethink that notion. Less than three months removed from the terrible injury, George is somehow back on the court taking jumpers. No, they’re not the type of jumpers...
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Caption The Photo: Iman Shumpert’s Clock Hat

Knicks should be entertaining bunch for various reasons. Iman Shumpert is wearing a clock hat. pic.twitter.com/szznEUv4Qd — Seth Rosenthal (@seth_rosenthal) October 21, 2014
Via BlackSportsOnline
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Real-game feel good news for Cavs in win

COLUMBUS -- Random dribbles from the Cavaliers' 107-98 preseason win over the Chicago Bulls at Ohio State on Monday: 1. This was about as close to a regular-season game as you'll see at this time of year. Of course, if you watched it, you already knew that. Kyrie Irving played 39 minutes. LeBron James played 32. Kevin Love played 35. Those are serious minutes. 2. For the...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
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Paul George Shoots Jumpers At Pacers' Practice

Paul George was seen shooting jumpers with teammates following the Indiana Pacers' practice on Monday. George, who was injured during a televised Team USA intrasquad scrimmage on Aug. 1, said recently that he plans to play at some point during this NBA season. He was cleared to put weight on the leg and engage in upper-body work in late September.
Via RealGM
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Mayo leads Bucks to preseason win over Knicks

NEW YORK (AP) -- Reserve guard O.J. Mayo scored a team-high 24 points, and Giannis Antentokounmpo added 14 as the Milwaukee Bucks beat the New York Knicks 120-107 in a preseason game on Monday night. Carmelo Anthony led the Knicks with 24 points, and Tim Hardaway came off the bench to score 20. Jared Dudley had 14 points in a reserve role for Milwaukee, and rookie Jabari Parker chipped...
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Game of the Night (10/20): Cavaliers 107, Bulls 98

Score Off. Rtg. eFG% O.Reb.% TO% FTR Chicago 98 103.2 47.8 26.1 9.4 20.2 Cleveland 107 119.6 52.4 31.7 8.8 31.7 Derrick Rose — 30 points, 12/18 FGs, 24 mins Kyrie Irving — 28 points, 7 assists, 10/19 FGs, 39 mins Game To Watch for Oct. 21: Los Angeles Clippers vs. Golden State Warriors, 10:30 p.m./TNT
Via Bloguin Best
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Game of the Night (10/20): Cavaliers 107, Bulls 98

Score Off. Rtg. eFG% O.Reb.% TO% FTR Chicago 98 103.2 47.8 26.1 9.4 20.2 Cleveland 107 119.6 52.4 31.7 8.8 31.7 Derrick Rose — 30 points, 12/18 FGs, 24 mins Kyrie Irving — 28 points, 7 assists, 10/19 FGs, 39 mins Game To Watch for Oct. 21: Los Angeles Clippers vs. Golden State Warriors, 10:30 p.m./TNT
Via Crossover Chronicles
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Mayo scores 24 points, Bucks top Knicks 120-107

NEW YORK (AP) Reserve guard O.J. Mayo scored a team-high 24 points, and Giannis Antentokounmpo added 14 as the Milwaukee Bucks beat the New York Knicks 120-107 in a preseason game on Monday night. Carmelo Anthony led the Knicks with 24 points, and Tim Hardaway came off the bench to score 20. Jared Dudley had 14 points in a reserve role for Milwaukee, and rookie Jabari Parker chipped...
Via AP on Fox
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NBA Over/Unders: Chicago, Cleveland, Detroit

With NBA tipoff less than three weeks away, Vegas has released its over/under lines for the upcoming season. In this series, I will provide a brief rundown of each team’s situation, while forging a prediction of either over or under Vegas’ proposed win total. This post will examine Chicago, Cleveland, and Detroit.   Chicago Bulls                      ...
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Mayo leads Bucks to preseason win over Knicks

NEW YORK (AP) -- Reserve guard O.J. Mayo scored a team-high 24 points, and Giannis Antentokounmpo added 14 as the Milwaukee Bucks beat the New York Knicks 120-107 in a preseason game on Monday night. Carmelo Anthony led the Knicks with 24 points, and Tim Hardaway came off the bench to score 20. Jared Dudley had 14 points in a reserve role for Milwaukee, and rookie Jabari Parker chipped...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
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Millsap, Hawks hold off Hornets, 117-114 in OT

ATLANTA (AP) Paul Millsap scored 21 points and the Atlanta Hawks recovered after losing a fourth-quarter lead to beat the Charlotte Hornets 117-114 in overtime in an exhibition game on Monday night. Elton Brand's jumper and two free throws by Thabo Sefolosha gave the Hawks a 116-112 lead. Brian Roberts answered with a jumper to cut the lead to two points. Sefolosha, who had...
Via AP on Fox
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Rose looks explosive, draws praise from Cavs

COLUMBUS, Ohio - It appears Derrick Rose is cleared to go full-speed ahead for the Chicago Bulls. For Rose, top speed is really, really fast. Rose provided that reminder Monday night when he scored 30 points in a preseason loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers at Ohio State's Value City Arena. After a sluggish start for both teams and especially the Bulls, who were playing on back...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
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Derrick Rose Scores 30 In Bulls Loss

The Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose returned to his MVP form. Attacking the basket at every turn in a preseason game against the Cleveland Cavaliers at Ohio State University. “Rose did a little bit of everything in the second quarter. One minute, he slashed to the basket on the way for a traditional three-point play. The next, he connected from beyond the three-point line. Rose...
Via Hooped Up
13 hours ago  |  Discuss
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