Best Game


Nov. 6: Lakers 120, Spurs 117 (2OT)
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The Spurs' Manu Ginobili had a career-high 33 points and 12 boards, but the defending NBA champs couldn't overcome Tim Duncan's absence, Shaquille O'Neal's 35-point and 20-board performance and Kobe Bryant's 37 points in the double-overtime barnburner.

NBA TV highlights from Lakers-Spurs: 56k | 300k



Nov. 29: Grizzlies 122, Cavaliers 115 (2OT)
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Cleveland rookie LeBron James went nuts with 33 points and 16 rebounds, but 2002 got milk? Rookie of the Year Pau Gasol had 37 to lead the Grizzlies. Memphis' Shane Battier sent the game into a first overtime with a three at the buzzer, while teammate Mike Miller sank a jumper with two seconds left to send the game into a second OT.

NBA TV highlights from Grizzlies-Cavs: 56k | 300k



Dec. 5: Timberwolves 112, Kings 109 (OT)
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"For basketball people, this is what they want to see," Minnesota coach Flip Saunders said. Saunders tells the truth. Kevin Garnett sent the game into overtime with a jumper with 11 seconds in regulation. The Wolves gained a measure of revenge after losing 125-121 in overtime to the Kings on Nov. 5 in Minnesota.

NBA TV highlights from Wolves-Kings: 56k | 300k



Jan. 2: Sonics 111, Lakers 109
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Ray Allen, who was traded for Gary Payton, welcomed Payton back to Seattle with one of Allen's best performances of his career. Allen hit a spinning, driving layup with five seconds left to lift the Sonics to victory. "Every basketball game I've played, that's the situation I want to be in," Allen said.

NBA TV highlights from Lakers-Sonics: 56k | 300k



Jan. 10: Spurs 89, Pacers 88 (OT)
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San Antonio's Hedo Turkoglu hit a 3-pointer with two-tenths of a second remaining to force overtime, but the Pacers had a chance to win in OT, but they grabbed a loose ball, but neglected to call a timeout. "It was a good call. I didn't get the timeout," Ron Artest said. "I juggled the ball just a little bit, and then that was it. That was the end of the game."

NBA TV highlights from Pacers-Spurs: 56k | 300k



Jan. 14: Mavericks 125, Sixers 122 (2 OT)
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Dirk Nowitzki forced an extra period with a 3-pointer, then scored five points in the second overtime and Dallas' Antoine Walker recorded his second consecutive triple-double as the Mavs outlasted the Sixers in two overtimes. "It was such an emotional game," Mavericks coach Don Nelson said. "It had everything you could want or ask for - great shooting, bad shooting, good plays, bad plays. It was anybody's game."

NBA TV highlights from Sixers-Mavs: 56k | 300k

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