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  • Nets pull away from 76ers

    NEW YORK — Center Mason Plumlee, getting a rare start due to an injury to Brook Lopez, scored a season-high 18 points, leading the Brooklyn Nets to an 88-70 victory over a gritty Philadelphia 76ers squad Friday night at the Barclays Center. The...
  • ASK IRA: Do Heat blow it up or build it back up?

    ASK IRA: Do Heat blow it up or build it back up?
    Q: Is it more or less likely that they blow up the team now? -- Robert. A: There's really nothing to "blow up." Nobody is taking Josh McRoberts in his current state. And Luol Deng has an opt-out after this season, so teams could/would be reluctant...
  • 76ers 'lay an egg' in loss to Celtics

    PHILADELPHIA — At least the 76ers didn't blow a big lead Monday night. They dropped a 105-87 decision to the Celtics at the Wells Fargo Center in which they were no closer than 12 points in the second half and trailed by as many as 26. The...
  • ASK IRA: Can Heat afford to play small with rebounding issues?

    ASK IRA: Can Heat afford to play small with rebounding issues?
    Q: Ira, if the Heat are so concerned about their rebounding, and they should be, why would Erik Spoelstra be playing Mario Chalmers alongside Norris Cole? This team can't afford to go small. -- Michael, Parkland. A: You raise a legitimate point,...
  • Winderman's view: 76ers 91, Heat 87

    Winderman's view: 76ers 91, Heat 87
    Observations from Tuesday night's 91-87 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers at AmericanAirlines Arena: -- Absurd that it came to this. -- You don't go up 23 in the third quarter against the league's worst team and then stop. -- And not having Chris...
  • NBA mulls nicknames on player jerseys

    NBA mulls nicknames on player jerseys
    The Truth matters, at least it does to NBA marketing. Paul Pierce's well-known nickname could be stitched to the back of his Brooklyn Jets' uniform this season for one game against the Miami Heat rather than the customary last name as the NBA ponders...
  • How the NBA's Western Conference will be won

    How the NBA's Western Conference will be won
    PLAYOFF-BOUND 1. San Antonio 2012-13 finish: 58-24. Coming: Marco Belinelli, Jeff Pendergraph. Going: Gary Neal, DeJuan Blair. Before anyone asks the Spurs to appear en masse on the next episode of "Derek," Ricky Gervais' thoughtful look at...
  • Heat the team to beat in NBA's Eastern Conference

    Heat the team to beat in NBA's Eastern Conference
    PLAYOFF-BOUND 1. Miami 2012-13 finish: 66-16. Coming: Michael Beasley, Greg Oden. Going: Mike Miller, Juwan Howard. The Heat propped up its three-peat hopes with two balky knees and a whiff of controversy. Oden has already encountered knee...
  • Blake Griffin keeps Clippers rolling with 110-103 win over Brooklyn

    Blake Griffin keeps Clippers rolling with 110-103 win over Brooklyn
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  • Magic-Nets notebook: Jason Kidd makes his regular-season coaching debut

    Jason Kidd played in 1,391 NBA regular-season games and 158 postseason games. But Sunday's matchup between the Orlando Magic and the Brooklyn Nets was a first for him: his first regular-season game as a head coach. The Nets hired Kidd during the...
  • Heat remain atop the East, while Sixers are in the basement

    Heat remain atop the East, while Sixers are in the basement
    NBA teams have completed the bulk of their offseason moves, so now’s the perfect time to evaluate what, if anything, has changed in the Eastern Conference’s balance of power. There will be two competitions to watch in the season ahead. Can...