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Sixers Top Lakers, Improve To 1-18

Kobe scores 20 in his final visit to Philly, but Sixers break 0-18 streak with 103-91 win.

Philadelphia Celebrates Kobe

From a warm intro to applause upon his exit, Philly fans show their appreciation.

Wizards Stop LeBron, Cavaliers

John Wall (35 points, 10 dishes) leads the Wizards to a dominant win over the Cavs.

The Starters: Most Disappointing Start?

James Harden started slowly, and John Wall has struggled too -- but not Tuesday.

No Me Without Him

From the obsessive work ethic to the 'nappy afro,' Kobe's impact on LeBron runs long. Anxious View

The demanding schedule the Bucks face for the month of December is like no other.

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Glimpse at greatness

Monday's Leonard-Butler duel showcased two rising stars.



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Changes in order

Alvin Gentry has some big tweaking to do in New Orleans.

Fast Break

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Warriors still golden

Golden State's run improved to 19-0 with a win over the Jazz.

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The Starters

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Weekend whoopsies

There were plenty of funny moments this week. Have a look.


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Arena Link: Gasol

Pau Gasol opens up on the win and Kobe's announcement.

The Association

Seeking that magic

Go behind the scenes in D.C. as the Wizards' young backcourt tries to lead the breakthrough.

Stats & Standings

Stats Leaders


Rank Eastern W L
1 Cleveland 13 5
2 Indiana 11 5
3 Chicago 10 5
4 Miami 10 6
5 Toronto 11 7
6 Atlanta 12 8
7 Charlotte 10 7
8 Orlando 10 8
Rank Western W L
1 Golden State 19 0
2 San Antonio 14 4
3 Oklahoma City 11 7
4 Memphis 11 8
5 Dallas 10 8
6 L.A. Clippers 10 8
7 Utah 8 8
8 Phoenix 8 10
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By The Numbers

A legend to remember

Whether he was wearing No. 8 or No. 24, Kobe Bryant put up unforgettable stats in his career.