Emeka Okafor

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Hornets' Long Game Stings Clippers

Flailing Knicks beat floundering Sixers, Bobcats down Bulls

(Newser) - Until the third quarter, the Clippers managed to stay competitive against Western Conference-leading New Orleans, briefly going up 53-52. But then Peja Stojakovic went behind the three-point line to sink five long balls, and the game was in the Hornets' hands for a 111-92 win, reports the Los Angeles Times.... More »

Allen's 35 Pushes Celts Past Blazers

Knicks knock off Nets in New Jersey, Wallace, Bobcats rally to beat Magic

(Newser) - Ray Allen led the Celtics out of a mini-slump by scoring a season-high 35 points in Boston’s 100-90 victory over the Portland Trailblazers. The Celtics had lost their past two games and three of their last four. Allen, who had been relatively quiet during that stretch, scored 26 in... More »

T-Mac Pilots Rockets Past Pistons 80-77

Bobcats rally late to beat Clips, Knicks' struggles continue in loss to Sonics

(Newser) - The poor shooting was contagious in Houston as the Pistons shot 36 percent from the field and the Rockets shot a mind-numbing 27 percent from the charity stripe in Houston’s 80-77 win. The Rockets started out just 1-for-15 from the line, but made five of their last seven to... More »

Magic Keep Winning, Hold on to Beat Hornets

Wallace, Felton lead Bobcats past Blazers

(Newser) - A day after the Magic beat the then 8-0 Celtics, Orlando got another victory over a quality opponent with a 95-88 win over the previously 9-2 Hornets. The Magic were lead by the indomitable Dwight Howard who scored 24 points and grabbed 15 boards. Peja Stojakovic scored 21 points in... More »

Magic Down Cavs 117-116 in Overtime

Jazz win 5th straight, Agent Zero leads Wiz to victory, hurting Hawks top 'Cats

(Newser) - Dwight Howard got the better of LeBron James in a battle of young superstars. Howard, who finished with 35 points, sank two free throws with five seconds left in overtime to give Orlando a 117-116 victory over Cleveland. James recorded the 14th triple double of his career with 39 points,... More »

Smith Leads Upstart Hawks Past Suns

Clippers Cassell drops 35 on Pacers, 76ers roll over Bobcats 94-63

(Newser) - Atlanta is offering some early season validation to the many pundits who picked them as a sleeper this season. The Hawks beat the Suns 105-96 to give the young squad another victory over a 60-win club from last year, after upsetting Dallas on opening night. Atlanta was led by Josh... More »

Suns Drive Past Bobcats 115-83

Eight Phoenix players reach double figures in rout

(Newser) - Three different Suns scored 16 points and eight reached double figures as Phoenix rolled over Charlotte 115-83. Phoenix’s All-Star center Amare Stoudemire sat out his second consecutive game with a sore knee, but it didn’t matter because Charlotte’s offense didn’t show up. The Bobcats shot an... More »

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