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Anthony Davis vs. Lakers: Stats, Highlights and Twitter Reaction

Normally, a 39-point, 11-rebound performance by Anthony Davis would result in a New Orleans Pelicans win. That was not the case Thursday night, as the Pelicans lost 99-96 to the Los Angeles Lakers inside the Smoothie King Center thanks to Kobe Bryant's 27 points and 12 rebounds. Davis played a fantastic game. Show More Summary

Resurgent Kobe Bryant Leads Lakers Past Pelicans, 99-96

Kobe Bryant scored 27 points, hitting three pivotal 3-pointers in the last six-plus minutes, and the Los Angeles Lakers won their second straight, 99-96 over the New Orleans Pelicans on Thursday night.

Brewer Lights Touchpaper to Fire Rockets Over Suns

Houston Rockets forward Corey Brewer had a season-high 24 points and made two three-pointers in the final two minutes to lead his team to a 111-105 victory over the Phoenix Suns at Talking Stick Resort Arena on Thursday.

Anthony Davis Botches Wide-Open Dunk in 4th Quarter vs. Lakers

On Thursday night against the Los Angeles Lakers, Anthony Davis broke free for a wide-open dunk in the fourth quarter… And missed. With three minutes left in the game and his New Orleans Pelicans trailing 93-86, the Brow could’ve hammered home a monster slam that got the Smoothie King Center rocking. Show More Summary

Andre Drummond Pours Water on Reggie Jackson After Clutch Game (VIDEO)

Just like Draymond Green did to Stephen Curry last night, Andre Drummond took two cups full of water and poured them on Reggie Jackson’s head during a post-game interview on The post Andre Drummond Pours Water on Reggie Jackson After Clutch Game (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.

Brewer, Ariza Lead Rockets Past Suns 111-105

Corey Brewer scored 24 points and Trevor Ariza 22 to lead the Houston Rockets to a 111-105 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Thursday night.

Sports Briefing | Pro Basketball: Ginobili Will Miss a Month

San Antonio Spurs guard Manu Ginobili will be sidelined for at least a month after having testicular surgery.

Damian Lillard Emphatically Rejects Kyle Lowry’s Layup Attempt (VIDEO)

Kyle Lowry had beaten Damian Lillard off the dribble on his way to the hoop, but Dame recovered and swatted the ball back to where it came from. The post Damian Lillard Emphatically Rejects Kyle Lowry’s Layup Attempt (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.

WATCH: Ryan Anderson Dunks on Kobe Bryant

Ryan Anderson got an offensive rebound at the foul line late in the fourth quarter. Rather than pulling up for the 15-footer, Anderson went for the high-percentage bucket. Kobe Bryant The post WATCH: Ryan Anderson Dunks on Kobe Bryant appeared first on SLAMonline.

WATCH: Langston Galloway Sends Reggie Jackson Flying, Hits Step-Back Jumper

Reggie Jackson probably wishes he never jumped to contest this Langston Galloway corner three. Galloway faked the shot, spun around Jackson, stepped back and sunk the step-back jumper with just The post WATCH: Langston Galloway Sends Reggie Jackson Flying, Hits Step-Back Jumper appeared first on SLAMonline.

Pistons 111, Knicks 105: Knicks Erase 27-Point Deficit Before Rally Falters

After a flirtation with.500, the Knicks had their most unfortunate loss of the season and find themselves losing ground a week ahead of the All-Star break.

Pistons Blow 27-Point Lead, Recover to Beat Knicks 111-105

Anthony Tolliver and Reggie Jackson made a trio of big 3-pointers late in the fourth quarter, and the Detroit Pistons avoided a colossal collapse, beating the New York Knicks 111-105 on Thursday night.

10 NBA Teams Getting Hot at the Right TIme

Believe it or not, we are more than halfway done with the NBA season, which means it's time to assess which teams are putting themselves in ideal positions for the stretch run. Some teams on this list are perennial contenders who were...Show More Summary

Detroit's Caldwell-Pope out with groin injury against Knicks

Detroit Pistons guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope is out for Thursday night's game against the New York Knicks with a right groin strain.

Curry, Thompson top Foot Locker Three-Point Contest

NEW YORK, Feb. 4, 2016 -- Defending champion Stephen Curry and Golden State Warriors teammate Klay Thompson lead a list of five NBA All-Stars who will showcase their shooting range in the 2016 Foot Locker Three-Point Contest on Saturday, Feb. 13 at Air Canada Centre in Toronto.

NBA Skills Challenge 2016: Full Participant List, Comments and Reaction

The field is set for the 2016 NBA Skills Challenge, which will take place in Toronto on Saturday, Feb. 13, during All-Star Weekend. The NBA All-Star Twitter page announced Thursday that the Sacramento Kings’ DeMarcus Cousins, the New...Show More Summary

NBA 3-Point Contest 2016: Full Participant List, Comments and Reaction

A year ago, Stephen Curry set the nets on fire in New York while taking home the Three-Point Contest title. The reigning MVP will attempt to one-up himself this year in Toronto, as the NBA's All-Star Twitter account announced Thursday...Show More Summary

Manu Ginobili Had Surgery for a Testicular Injury

The San Antonio Spurs announced Thursday that veteran forward Manu Ginobili underwent surgery to address a testicular injury suffered in a win against the visiting New Orleans Pelicans last night. The post Manu Ginobili Had Surgery for a Testicular Injury appeared first on SLAMonline.

10 Potential 2016 Trade Deadline Targets Who Could Shape NBA Playoff Picture

Unless you're the Golden State Warriors, San Antonio Spurs or Oklahoma City Thunder, you can't be content. Even the Cleveland Cavaliers have a few flaws they could stand to fix before the NBA's Feb. 18 trade deadline. The Toronto Raptors...Show More Summary

Adam Silver Comments on NBA's Stance on 'Hack-a-Shaq' Rule

It may soon be time for big men of the NBA to rejoice. According to a Thursday report by USA Today's Jeff Zillgitt, Commissioner Adam Silver recently acknowledged on the NBA A to Z podcast that the league is looking at ways to reform...Show More Summary

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