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Clippers Escape Miami With Win

Chris Paul overcomes a slow start to score 22 and help L.A. beat the Heat 100-93.

Vucevic Saves Magic At Buzzer

Nik Vucevic hits a fadeaway jumper at the buzzer to lift Orlando over Atlanta 96-94.

Nuggets Beat Reeling Knicks

Will Barton scores 19 off the bench to help Denver hand New York its fifth straight loss.

Shootaround: Hanging On

George Karl's job is reportedly on the line, but he's focused on the job at hand.

Mutual Respect

Kobe Bryant's greatness was reflected in the Lakers' epic rivalry with the Spurs.

Plays Of The Week: Money Men

Avery Bradley and Kevin Durant came through in the clutch to make the cut.

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Rookie Diary

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Eyes on the prize

Kristaps Porzingis is eyeing bigger goals: 'I want to be an All-Star.'



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Trickle up effect

D-League growth could lead to bigger NBA rosters.

Old School PRs

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Turning back the clock

It's 2004 all over again as a trio of familiar names make the cut.

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NBA Pulse

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NBA Rooks

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Steep learning curve

It's been an up-and-down rookie season for D'Angelo Russell.

Smitty's Top Plays

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Presidential shout-out

Stephen Curry gets a special mention from President Obama.

Stats & Standings

Stats Leaders


Rank Eastern W L
1 Cleveland 36 14
2 Toronto 34 16
3 Boston 31 22
4 Atlanta 30 23
5 Miami 29 23
6 Chicago 27 23
7 Indiana 27 24
8 Detroit 27 25
Rank Western W L
1 Golden State 46 4
2 San Antonio 43 8
3 Oklahoma City 38 14
4 L.A. Clippers 34 17
5 Memphis 30 21
6 Dallas 29 25
7 Houston 27 26
8 Utah 25 25
Full Standings

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Best shooters

A couple of All-Stars have been especially hot the past week.


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Worst shooters

And another one has been pretty much the opposite.