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Dec 11

Detroit Pistons' December woes can teach as much as November wins did

They were the best story in the NBA the first month. A losing streak changed taht. How the Pistons handle it should tell us who they really are.

       

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Dec 11

40 things we learned in Week 14 of the 2017 NFL season

Some surprising facts and figures emerged as the NFL began the final quarter of its regular season.

        

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Dec 11

Watch Victor Oladipo score a career-high 47 points vs. Nuggets (VIDEO)

Victor Oladipo was sent from the Oklahoma City Thunder to the Indiana Pacers along with Domantas Sabonis as part of a major trade for Paul George. Boy, Pacers fans have got to be glad things have turned out the way they have. On Sunday, Oladipo scored …

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Dec 11

NFC playoff outlook undergoes serious shake-up in Week 14

The conference appeared to be developing a clear pecking order – until Sunday.

        

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Dec 11

NBA: Oladipo’s career performance keeps Pacers rolling

Victor Oladipo continued to prove his critics wrong, leading the Indiana Pacers to a win over the Denver Nuggets in the NBA on Sunday.
When the Pacers sent Paul George to the Oklahoma City Thunder this offseason, many felt they got fleeced. But Indiana

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Dec 11

NFL playoff picture after Week 14

Meanwhile, Steelers and Eagles officially sew up berths with division crowns.

        

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Dec 11

Joel Embiid a late scratch in Sixers’ loss to Pelicans

With back tightness sidelining Embiid, Ben Simmons finished with 27 points, 10 assists and five rebounds.

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Dec 11

NBA-Highlights of Sunday’s NBA games

Dec 10 (The Sports Xchange) – Highlights of National Basketball Association games on Sunday:

Pacers 126, Nuggets 116
Victor Oladipo scored a career-high 47 points to lead the Indiana Pacers to a 126-116 overtime victory over the Denver Nuggets on Sunday

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Dec 11

Celtics turn tables on Pistons, Oladipo shines

The Boston Celtics notched a satisfying win in Detroit on Sunday, handing the slumping Pistons their sixth straight NBA defeat just two weeks after losing to them in Boston. Kyrie Irving added 16 points and Marcus Smart and Jaylen Brown scored 12 apiec…

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Dec 11

Porzingis scores 30, Knicks hold off Hawks for 111-107 win

Kristaps Porzingis scored 30 points, Doug McDermott added 23 off the bench and the New York Knicks withstood a late push from the Atlanta Hawks for a 111-107 victory Sunday night. One night after losing to the NBA-worst Chicago Bulls on the road, New Y…

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Dec 11

Towns, Butler too much for Mavericks as Timberwolves prevail

Karl-Anthony Towns had 28 points, Jimmy Butler scored 10 of his 22 in the fourth quarter and the Minnesota Timberwolves held on for a 97-92 win against the Dallas Mavericks … Click to Continue »

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Dec 11

Trevor Booker contributes, and other observations from Sixers-Pelicans

Five quick takeaways from the Sixers’ third straight loss.

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Dec 11

Victor Oladipo's career game keeps the Pacers rolling

With Oklahoma City and Paul George coming to town Wednesday, this town has fallen out of love with George, and has in love with Oladipo.

      

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Dec 11

NFL must fix way it handles head trauma before some player pays ultimate price

Texans quarterback Tom Savage allowed to stay in game despite obvious signs of head trauma. He was later taken out of the game.

        

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Dec 11

Oladipo scores career-high 47 as Pacers beat Nuggets in OT

Victor Oladipo is enjoying his return to Indiana. Oladipo, who starred in college at Indiana University, had a career-high 47 points and added seven rebounds and six assists to lead the Pacers to a 126-116 overtime win over the Denver Nuggets on Sunday. The Pacers trailed 114-106 with 2:54 remaining in the fourth before scoring eight straight points, capped by Thad Young’s putback with 5 seconds left to tie it.

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Dec 11

What we learned from the New Orleans Pelicans’ win against the Philadelphia 76ers

Jrue Holiday’s hot shooting fuels dominant fourth quarter

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Dec 11

Jrue Holiday catches fire in 4th, leads Pelicans to win vs. 76ers: Final score, stats, analysis

Holiday tied his season-high with 34 points in the win.

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Dec 11

Why Mark Cuban still believes Mavs have ‘come a long way’ despite record

MINNEAPOLIS — Trying not to chalk this up to Mark Cuban being an ultra-optimistic owner, but he truly believes this pitiful start the Mavericks are going through right now is different from last year’s pitiful start.Never mind that their record this s…

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Dec 11

Detroit Pistons try to accentuate positives after sixth straight loss

Pistons remind us it’s not time to start writing the obituary now that the team is 14-12 and has plummeted down Eastern Conference standings.

       

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Dec 11

Mavericks can’t knock down simple shots late in loss to Timberwolves

MINNEAPOLIS — The Mavericks have turned late-game letdowns into an ugly art form.For the third time on this three-game trip, the Mavericks were in position to win and could not close the deal.They put a new twist on it in losing 97-92 to the Minnesota…

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