Miami, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Cheers quickly turned to boos once Michael Baiamonte announced the rest of the Cleveland Cavaliers' starting lineup.Dwyane Wade then went and shot the lights out in the first half
Chicago, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant cited "old age" and "sore knees" as his reasons for sitting out Thursday night's game against the Chicago Bulls."It's extremely difficult, especially playing here, playing on Christmas Day and playing in this city
San Antonio, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - Russell Westbrook turned in another dominant performance and the Oklahoma City Thunder, minus Kevin Durant, beat the San Antonio Spurs 114-106 on Christmas Day.
New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - John Wall supplied 24 points and 11 assists in leading the Washington Wizards to a 102-91 win over the New York Knicks on Christmas Day.
New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - John Wall supplied 24 points and 11 assists in leading the Washington Wizards to a 102-91 win over the New York Knicks on Christmas Day. Wall made a dazzling move late in the third quarter, hitting a reverse spinning layup, and then was involved in fourth-quarter scuffle. He took exception to a hard foul from Quincy Acy, retaliating with a shove. The New York forward swung his right arm as if to throw a punch before holding up. Acy received a Flagrant-2 foul and was ejected with 5:31 remaining. Wall received a technical foul. Bradley Beal had 17 points and Kris Humphries scored 14 off the bench on 7-of-9 shooting for the Wizards, who snapped a two-game losing streak with a win in their first game on Christmas since 2008. Washington earned its fourth straight win at Madison Square Garden and fifth overall against the Knicks, who have dropped eight consecutive home games, the longest streak in a single season in team history. Carmelo Anthony scored 34 points and Jose Calderon added 16 for New York, which has lost 16 of its last 17 games overall.
New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - The first ballots are in, and Cavaliers forward LeBron James holds a slim lead over Warriors guard Stephen Curry for leading-vote getter for the 2015 NBA All-Star game.James, an All-Star starter in 10 straight seasons and two-time All-Star MVP, has accumulated a league-best 552,967 votes, while Curry sits just behind him with 549,095 votes
(SportsNetwork.com) - One of the NBA's best rivalries will close the Christmas schedule on Thursday night when the Golden State Warriors visit the Los Angeles Clippers.The Warriors and Clippers have engaged in several physical altercations in recent years, including one on Christmas night last season
(SportsNetwork.com) - The Chicago Bulls are playing great basketball and will try to continue the momentum Christmas night when they host the Los Angeles Lakers.The Bulls have won four straight and seven of their last eight
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