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  1. Sources: Rockets acquire Corey Brewer from Timberwolves in three-team deal
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    Sources: Rockets acquire Corey Brewer from Timberwolves in three-team deal

  2. Sources: Celtics deal Rajon Rondo to Mavs
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    Sources: Celtics deal Rajon Rondo to Mavs

  3. Can the Bucks contend without Jabari Parker?
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    Can the Bucks contend without Jabari Parker?

  4. With Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook back, Thunder look like contenders
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    With Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook back, Thunder look like contenders

  5. Warriors' Andrew Bogut likens restoring cars to caring for battered body
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    Warriors' Andrew Bogut likens restoring cars to caring for battered body

  6. What's next for the Sacramento Kings?
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    What's next for the Sacramento Kings?

  7. Sources: Kings discussing trade for Deron Williams
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    Sources: Kings discussing trade for Deron Williams

  8. Fantasy impact of Rondo trade
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    Fantasy impact of Rondo trade

  9. Kendrick Perkins: Rajon Rondo wanted out of Boston
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    Kendrick Perkins: Rajon Rondo wanted out of Boston

  10. Sources: Mavericks emerge as suitor to trade for Rajon Rondo

    Sources: Mavericks emerge as suitor to trade for Rajon Rondo

  • Rondo makes successful debut with Mavericks

    Dallas (AFP) - Rajon Rondo tallied six points and nine assists in his Dallas debut as he helped lead the Mavericks to a 99-93 win over the short-handed San Antonio Spurs.

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    Sun, Dec 21
    3:00 PM PST
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  • Toronto Raptors' dinosaur logo soon to be extinct

    TORONTO (AP) -- The Raptors' basketball-dribbling dinosaur logo will soon be extinct.

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  • Kendrick Perkins: Rajon Rondo wanted out of Boston

    Rajon Rondo is excited to again play for a title contender after his trade to the Mavericks.

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  • Accolades pour in for Lakers' Bryant

    By Mark Lamport-Stokes LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Los Angeles Lakers shooting guard Kobe Bryant has often been a polarizing figure during his illustrious NBA career, criticized by some for being too selfish and not doing enough as a facilitator for his team mates. For his peers, however, Bryant is…

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    Sun, Dec 21
    3:00 PM PST
    LA Lakers at Sacramento
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  • LaMarcus Aldridge puts up double-double, Trail Blazers blow out Pelicans

    LaMarcus Aldridge recorded his 16th double-double this season, scoring 27 points and registering 12 rebounds, to help the Portland Trail Blazers drub the New Orleans Pelicans, 114-88. The Trail Blazers had an impressive game shooting the ball from the field in this one, going 48-90 (53.3%).…

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  • Suns-Wizards Preview

    After their breakthrough last season, the Washington Wizards have their sights on a deeper playoff run.

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    Sun, Dec 21
    3:00 PM PST
    Phoenix at Washington
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    Dunk of the Night: Blake Griffin

    Blake Griffin gets the feed and takes off in the paint soaring high for the tomahawk jam in traffic.

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  • Danilo Gallinari, Nuggets nip Pacers, 76-73

    Ty Lawson earned his 15th double-double this season, scoring 15 points and registering 10 assists, to help the Denver Nuggets sneak by the Indiana Pacers, 76-73. Denver (12-15) has won just three of its last 10 games.

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  • Rockets acquire Timberwolves swingman Brewer

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The Houston Rockets made a move to bolster their depth on the perimeter on Friday, obtaining veteran swing man Corey Brewer from the Minnesota Timberwolves in a three-team trade that also included the Philadelphia 76ers.

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    Sun, Dec 21
    3:00 PM PST
    Philadelphia at Orlando
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  • LeBron James, Mike Miller lead Cavaliers past Nets

    The Cleveland Cavaliers edged the Brooklyn Nets, 95-91. This is the seventh win for Cleveland (15-10) in its last 10 games.

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    Sun, Dec 21
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    Detroit at Brooklyn
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  • Kelly Olynyk scores 21, Celtics defeat Timberwolves

    The Boston Celtics shot 48-85 (56.5%) from the field and dominated the offensive glass, pulling down 12 boards, in a 114-98 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves. Boston (10-14) has now won three consecutive games.

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  • Pelicans call up Smith from Fort Wayne

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- The New Orleans Pelicans have recalled rookie point guard Russ Smith from the Fort Wayne Mad Ants of the NBA Development League.

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  • Kemba Walker's 30 powers Bobcats over 76ers

    Kemba Walker put up 30 points to help the Charlotte Bobcats take down the Philadelphia 76ers, 109-91. Charlotte (7-19) has won just three of its last 10 games.

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    Rondo To Parsons

    Rajon Rondo makes the pocket pass to Chandler Parsons who hits the runner, drawing the foul.

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  • Kyle Korver scores 22, Hawks beat Rockets

    The Atlanta Hawks were on fire in this game, finishing 38-74 (51.4%), in a 104-97 win over the Houston Rockets. This is the third straight win for Atlanta (19-7).

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  • NBA standings

    Dec 21 (Infostrada Sports) - Standings from the NBA on Saturday EASTERN CONFERENCEATLANTIC DIVISION W L PCT GB 1. Toronto 21 6 .778 - 2. Boston 10 14 .417 9 1/2 3. Brooklyn 10 15 .400 10 4. NY Knicks 5 24 .172 17 5. Philadelphia 2 23 .080 18 CENTRAL DIVISION W L PCT GB 1. Chicago 17 9 .654 - 2.…

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  • Paul, Griffin lift Clippers over Bucks 106-102

    LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The schedule maker hasn't been kind to the Los Angeles Clippers in December. Still, they have found a way to win some narrow victories against tough opponents.

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  • Decorating is in the details.

    Join in on all the holiday fun on Old Navy’s new Tumblr.

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  • Ex-NBA player Carl Herrera wounded in Venezuela

    CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- Officials say former NBA player Carl Herrera has been shot and wounded during an apparent robbery attempt in Venezuela.

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  • Pelicans-Thunder Preview

    After LaMarcus Aldridge and Damian Lillard were too much for them to handle, the New Orleans Pelicans may not have to face Oklahoma City's star tandem.

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