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  1. The Nets need Deron Williams backRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Nets Daily

    The Nets need Deron Williams back, badly. The max-contract point guard has fallen way short of expectations during his tenure in Brooklyn, but he is still an important cog on this team and needs to be on the floor.

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  2. Top 63 NBA Draft Prospects as of 2/1Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Liberty Ballers

    But unfortunately, I don't think we will learn that much more about him. 2. C Jahlil Okafor: A similar deal to Towns.

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  3. LAL @ NY2:00 pm ETRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Sportsnet.ca

    While the New York Knicks and Los Angeles Lakers are two of the winningest franchises in NBA history, they find themselves at or near the bottom of their respective conferences heading into Sunday's matchup at Madison Square Garden. This marks the teams' first meeting since Phil Jackson signed on to become New York's team president back in March.

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  4. MIA @ BOS1:00 pm ETRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Sportsnet.ca

    Hassan Whiteside has paid his dues with several stints in the D-League and others in China and Lebanon. Now his persistence is finally paying off with extended playing time in Miami.

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  5. After Perfect January, Hawks Look to Make It 20 in a RowRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | ABC News

    After a far-from-perfect performance, the Atlanta Hawks head into February with the NBA's best record and savoring a bit of NBA history as the first team to go 17-0 within a calendar month. The Hawks stretched their overall winning streak to 19 straight with a gritty 91-85 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday night, blowing a 21-point lead and actually falling behind late in the game.

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  6. Re: Raptors Beat Washington for their Sixth Straight WinRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Raptors Republic

    While it might be time to officially retire the #WeTheFourth hashtag, the Raptors earned their second overtime victory in as many nights, coming away with a 120-116 victory in Washington. Toronto opened the game guns blazing to the tune of 13-of-19 shooting, including 7 of 8 from beyond the arc, to take 33 to 30 lead after the first quarter.

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  7. Spurs fail to gain ground in West with brutal loss to ClippersRead the original story

    1 hr ago | 48 Minutes of Hell

    We shouldn't take anything away from the Los Angeles Clippers when we talk about how the Spurs didn't show up to Saturday night's embarrassing loss. They're a really good team.

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  8. T-Wolves coach Flip Saunders not amused by Kevin Love spoofRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Sporting News

    The Timberwolves' internet sensation video spoofing the return of Kevin Love by replacing him with Mike Miller certainly holds comedic value, but head coach Flip Saunders is having a hard time finding the funny. "I was not aware of the video a lot of people are talking about," Saunders, who is also president of basketball operations and part owner, said via ESPN.com before the team's home matchup with the Cavaliers on Saturday.

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  9. Denver Nuggets Trade Rumors: Pursuing Brook Lopez?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Nugg Love

    Dec 23, 2014; Brooklyn, NY, USA; Denver Nuggets center Jusuf Nurkic defends Brooklyn Nets center Brook Lopez during the second quarter at the Barclays Center. Mandatory Credit: Adam Hunger-USA TODAY Sports Denver Nuggets trade rumors continue to swirl, and the latest reports have them making an aggressive push for Brook Lopez.

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  10. LeBron James Has Kevin Love's Back in WinRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | King James Gospel

    Jan 31, 2015; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love celebrates with forward LeBron James during the fourth quarter against the Minnesota Timberwolves at Target Center. The Cavaliers defeated the Timberwolves 106-90.

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  11. Reno Report # 4 Bighorns Set Record with 31 3 pt FGSRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Sactown Royalty

    In what was most likely an all time record for any professional team the Reno Bighorns made 31 3 pt fgs in a 157-132 win over the Santa Cruz Warriors last night at The Reno Events Center. The previous record of 28,set by Reno earlier this season,was shattered at the five minute mark of the 4th quarter.

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  12. Fantasy Basketball: Daily NBA FanDuel Picks And Lineups For February 1Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Fantasy CPR

    January 14, 2015; Oakland, CA, USA; Miami Heat guard Mario Chalmers shoots the basketball against Golden State Warriors center Andrew Bogut during the second quarter at Oracle Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports With the Super Bowl airing tonight, the NBA has wisely slated only 2 games today.

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  13. Lakers vs. Knicks preview: Super Bowl at Madison Square GardenRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Silver Screen and Roll

    The Lakers kick off their Grammy road trip against the equally miserable Knicks in a game with significant lottery implications. The Los Angeles Lakers kick off their annual Grammy road trip against the New York Knicks with a chance for the team's first away win of 2015.

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  14. Toronto Raptors - rebuilding still, or ready to win?Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Raptors Rapture

    Sep 29, 2014; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Toronto Raptors general manager Masai Ujiri during a media scrum at Raptors Media Day at The Real Sports Bar Toronto. Mandatory Credit: Peter Llewellyn-USA TODAY Sports I have a post dropping soon on FanSided in which I attempt to answer a question posed of all 30 NBA local editors, that being "Who does your team need to trade for before the deadline, and why?" While crafting my/our response, I surprised myself.

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  15. Highlights: James Young knocks down nine 3-pointers for Maine Red ClawsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | MassLive.com

    James Young went on another D-League scoring spree Saturday night, scoring 33 points on 12-for-20 shooting in a Maine Red Claws loss. Young poured in 17 points during the fourth quarter, leading a furious charge from 24 back, but Maine still fell to Fort Wayne, 109-104.

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  16. Atlanta Hawks Highlights: Horford Leads the Way vs. 76ers for 19th Straight WinRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Soaring Down South

    Jan 31, 2015; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta Hawks mascot Harry the Hawk gets the crowd psyched up in the fourth quarter of the Hawks game against the Philadelphia 76ers at Philips Arena. The Hawks won 91-85.

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  17. Potential Trade Targets: Who could help the Phoenix Suns this year?Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | Bright Side of the Sun

    In this article, we review some potential trade targets for the Phoenix Suns in advance of the trade deadline later this month. The Phoenix Suns enter February with a 28-21 record and a 2-game lead over the New Orleans Pelicans for the 8th and final playoff spot in the rugged Western Conference.

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  18. Warriors create life-size Manute Bol bobbleheadRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    No one stood taller on an NBA court than 7-foot-7 Manute Bol, so it's fitting that the Golden State Warriors will unveil their largest bobblehead giveaway ever Tuesday night. The first 10,000 fans who enter Oracle Arena for Tuesday's game against the Chicago Bulls will receive a 10-inch tall bobblehead -- which towers over previous team bobbleheads.

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  19. Game Rewind: Golden State Warriors Continue Dominance Over the Phoenix SunsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Blue Man Hoop

    Jan 31, 2015; Oakland, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Andre Iguodala reacts after forcing a Phoenix Suns turnover in the fourth quarter at Oracle Arena. The Warriors defeated the Suns 106-87.

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  20. Video: Giannis Antetokounmpo's windmill dunkRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    The Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo thrilled the sellout home crowd Saturday night with a windup, windmill dunk in the third quarter. Perhaps it's a glimpse of what he'll show at the slam dunk contest during the NBA's All-Star weekend in a couple weeks?

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