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John Wall and a wild final minute hand the Knicks another disappointing loss

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Dan Devine) — The New York Knicks had trailed by as many as 16 points on Thursday night before clawing back to retake the lead in the final minute, and trailed the Washington Wizards by just one with under 30 seconds left to go in their nationally televised matchup at Madison Square Garden. The Knicks had the ball and a chance to win … until John Wall took both away, snatching Brandon Jennings’ soul and the...
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Gregg Popovich to ejecting referee: 'You're a terrible referee'

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Eric Freeman) — Gregg Popovich tells it like it is. (AP) San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich is known for saying what he thinks. That reputation for honesty covers topics as different as the American political landscape and whatever he thinks of a reporter’s poorly worded question. It’s who he is, and the basketball world seems to like it. [ Join a Yahoo Daily Fantasy Basketball contest now | ...
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Watch Kristaps Porzingis come out of nowhere on this putback dunk (VIDEO)

NBCSports.com: ProBasketballTalk (Dane Carbaugh) — Kristaps really dunked this by coming out of nowhere.
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Spurs big man Pau Gasol fractures finger during warmups

NBCSports.com: ProBasketballTalk (Dane Carbaugh) — Gasol fractured his fourth metacarpal -- the first bone on his ring finger extending from his hand -- during warmups before a game against the Denver Nuggets on Thursday night.
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VIDEO: Kings Future After Rudy Gay Injury

Basketball Insiders (Basketball Insiders) — Basketball Insiders publisher Steve Kyler talks about the impact of Rudy gay torn Achilles and how his situation may change the course for the Kings.
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Pau Gasol broke a bone in his hand, which is not great for the Spurs

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Eric Freeman) — Pau Gasol uses his left hand, which he now cannot use. (AP) The San Antonio Spurs have emerged as the No. 2 team in the Western Conference standings this season without attracting much attention at all. In the franchise’s first season without Tim Duncan since 1996-97, head coach Gregg Popovich has managed to keep his always professional squad focused on piling up wins and staying among the...
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Carmelo airballs wide-open 5-foot jumper, sets Knicks scoring record (VIDEO)

NBCSports.com: ProBasketballTalk (Dane Carbaugh) — Carmelo Anthony is a gifted scorer, but the New York Knicks forward probably wants this one back. After a slick pass from a teammate on Thursday night against the Washington Wizards, Anthony turned to drop a floater down on the net and missed by a solid foot. Via Twitter: 🤔 pic.twitter.com/IA2feUgNZ2 — Tommy Beer (@TommyBeer) […]
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Russell Westbrook isn’t an All-Star starter and the Internet is mad about it

NBCSports.com: ProBasketballTalk (Dane Carbaugh) — Westbrook didn't make the starters for the Western Conference All-Star team despite being No. 1 in both the player and media vote.
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Kings make it official: Rudy Gay out for season with torn Achilles

NBCSports.com: ProBasketballTalk (Kurt Helin) — This hurts the Kings in the playoff chase, and Gay's free agency plans.
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The NBA's new All-Star voting system worked — unless you're Russell Westbrook

Yahoo.com: Ball Don't Lie (Eric Freeman) — Stephen Curry and Russell Westbrook fought for one starting spot in the Western Conference. (AP) The NBA changed its All-Star voting rules earlier this season in the hopes of averting an electoral embarrassment. Based on the 10 starters announced Thursday night on TNT, the system worked. With LeBron James and James Harden leading the way, the league has its most deserving collection of...
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LeBron James, Stephen Curry lead NBA All-Star starters to New Orleans

NBCSports.com: ProBasketballTalk (Kurt Helin) — The biggest oversight — Russell Westbrook is not a starter. Because of the fan vote.
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TrueHoop Pod: Conversations with George Karl

ESPN: TrueHoop TrueHoop Pod: Conversations with George Karl
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Westbrook Snubbed, Harden and Curry All-Star Starters

Basketball Insiders (Basketball Insiders) — “Sources telling ESPN’s Chris Haynes that Golden State Warriors teammates Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant, Houston Rockets guard James Harden, San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard and New Orleans Pelicans center Anthony Davis got the nod as the conference’s starting five. The East starters, sources said, are Cleveland Cavaliers teammates Kyrie Irving and LeBron James,...
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