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Sixers unsure if or how long Robert Covington (back) will be out

CLEVELAND — The Sixers are waiting to learn more about Robert Covington’s scary back injury suffered late in Saturday’s loss to the Cavaliers <i>(see</i> …

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Takeaways after the struggling Charlotte Hornets fall to the Lakers

CHARLOTTE, NC - DECEMBER 9: Dwight Howard<p>The Charlotte Hornets dropped their third straight game as they continue to struggle against evenly matched …

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BBNBA: Lakers roll past struggling Charlotte Hornets

@Lakers<b>Las Angeles Lakers 110 Charlotte Hornets 99</b>— Julius Randle: 12 points, 6 rebounds and 3 assists in 26 minutesThe Clarkson-Randle pick-and-roll …

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Vucevic becomes first Magic center to record triple-double with assists

Both Dwight Howard and Shaquille O'Neal notched a single triple-double during their respective runs with the Orlando Magic, but neither big man did …

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Postgame Report: Magic at Hawks

<b>By Josh Cohen</b><b><br>Dec. 9, 2017</b><p><b>ATLANTA</b> – Shorthanded because of injuries to several key players and fatigued from having to travel the same day as the game …

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Orlando Magic will rely on Nikola Vucevic more than ever

ATLANTA, GA - DECEMBER 9: Nikola Vucevic #9 of the Orlando Magic blocks a shot against the Atlanta Hawks on December 9, 2017 at Philips Arena in …

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Magic Stars Past and Present with Triple-Doubles

<b>Nikola Vucevic</b><p>Dec. 9, 2017 at Hawks<br>31 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists<p><b>Steve Francis</b><p>Jan. 29, 2006 vs. Sixers<br>22 points, 10 assists and 10</b> …

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Clarkson leads Lakers past struggling Hornets, 110-99

Jordan Clarkson scored 14 of his 22 points in the fourth quarter and the Los Angeles Lakers pulled away late to defeat the fatigued and short-handed …

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Clarkson Sizzles in Fourth Quarter, Leads Lakers to Win

Julius Randle set a rigid screen. Jordan Clarkson used it to attack. The Lakers scored.<p>And they scored. And they scored. And they scored. And they …

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NBA Trade Rumors: Are The Charlotte Hornets Getting Close To Moving Kemba Walker? [Opinion]

The Charlotte Hornets will have a tough decision on their hands by the time the NBA trade deadline comes. While the team is still in it, thanks to …

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BBNBA: DeMarcus Cousins Flirts with 40 Points vs. the Kings

DeMarcus Cousins got a chance to take down his former team, the Sacramento Kings. He did not leave the arena with a win, but he did just about …

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Lakers at Hornets: 3 Things to Know (12/9/17)

Here is what you need to know before the Lakers continue their road trip against the Charlotte Hornets.<p><b>1) The Lakers are coming off their strongest</b> …

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Wilting Charlotte Hornets give up 51 percent shooting, fall to the Los Angeles Lakers

For the second game in as many nights, the Charlotte Hornets looked defenseless against dribble-penetration.<p>Friday night, it was the Chicago Bulls …

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Los Angeles Lakers vs Charlotte Hornets: How to watch NBA online

LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 28: Julius Randle #30 of the Los Angeles Lakers scores on Frank Kaminsky III #44 and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist #14 of the …

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Elias Says: December 9, 2017

<b>Durant does it all in Warriors’ win over the Pistons</b><p>Kevin Durant registered 36 points, 10 rebounds, seven assists and five blocked shots in the …

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NBA DFS Picks for December 9

Saturday night’s main slate is, as always, loaded, this week with 10 games. Consider using some of the players below and plugging them into our NBA …

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New York Knicks vs Chicago Bulls: Lineups, preview & prediction 12/9/17

The New York Knicks (12-12) picked up a much-needed win over the Memphis Grizzlies as they moved back up to .500. With Tim Hardaway Jr. still missing …

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New York Knicks: Courtney Lee delivering in career season

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 29: Courtney Lee #5 of the New York Knicks shoots the ball during the game against the Miami Heat on November 29, 2017 at …

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Buzz City Beat: Hornets vs Lakers prediction, Is Charlotte the most embarrassing team in the NBA?

CHARLOTTE, NC - DECEMBER 6: A generic basketball photo of the Official @NBA Spalding basketballs before the Golden State Warriors game against the …

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FanDuel NBA Picks and Pivots – Saturday December 9

BOSTON, MA – NOVEMBER 30: Ben Simmons<p><b>Welcome to the Saturday edition of FanDuel NBA Picks and Pivots, a fantasy basketball column focused on helping</b> …

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Ailing Charlotte Hornets need to turn things around quickly if they hope to make playoffs | NBA.com

Going into the season, the Charlotte Hornets seemed like a sure thing to make the playoffs. Three of last year's Eastern Conference playoff teams - …

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Lakers Vs. Hornets TV Info And Preview: Brandon Ingram Aims To Continue Recent Success

The Los Angeles Lakers put together one of their better victories of the season Thursday night, defeating the Philadelphia...

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Steve Nash Shared His Best Moment As A Laker, And It Has Very Little To Do With Basketball

Two-time NBA MVP Steve Nash is one of the most beloved players in basketball history, and he earned every ounce of that respect and admiration. Nash was the definition of a player that makes those around him better. In an era of isolation basketball, Nash zigged when everyone else zagged, opting …

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Victor Oladipo, Pacers end Cavs' 13-game winning streak

Victor Oladipo had 33 points and eight rebounds and the Indiana Pacers beat Cleveland 106-102 on Friday night to end the Cavaliers' winning streak at …

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James Harden, Chris Paul have exceeded Mike D’Antoni’s expectations

Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images<p>The acquisition of Chris Paul by the Houston Rockets raised some eyebrows, but his play with James Harden …

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The Top 25 NBA Players of the First 25(-ish) Games

<i>With the quarter mark of the season in the rearview and Christmas, the unofficial opening day for the casual NBA fan, fast approaching, we asked 11 …

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Buhler’s Way Off: Thrown flags, late hits and free throws

The NFL done lost its mind this week. We had guys late hitting each other, throwing flags to who knows where. We even got some good free throw …

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Gift guide: Health conscious goodies

In the paradise land of sunny beaches, outdoor sports and healthy living, it’s important to keep a body in prime shape. This holiday season, give the …

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Bulls 119, Hornets 111 (OT)

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DraftKings Early NBA picks December 9: Build around DeAndre Jordan

CHARLOTTE, NC – DECEMBER 04: Dwight Howard #12 of the Charlotte Hornets reacts after a play against the Orlando Magic during their game at Spectrum …

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