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At ESPY Awards, NBA Stars Plead for End to Gun Violence

LeBron James won five trophies

(Newser) - LeBron James won five trophies, including best male athlete and best NBA player, at the ESPY Awards on Wednesday night when frivolity gave way to a James-led call to end gun violence and racial profiling, the AP reports. The show honoring the year's best athletes and sports moments opened... More »

Carmelo Anthony Suspended After Celtics Tiff

Confronted Kevin Garnett multiple times

(Newser) - Carmelo Anthony has been suspended for a game after a series of verbal face-offs with Kevin Garnett of the Boston Celtics. The New York Knicks forward will sit out tonight's game against the Indiana Pacers, ESPN reports. "There are no circumstances in which it is acceptable for a... More »

NCAA Record: 138 Points by One Player in One Game

Grinell's Jack Taylor shatters decades-old collegiate record

(Newser) - A Grinnell College sophomore launched himself into the record books last night after scoring 138 points in a single basketball game. Jack Taylor took a dizzying 108 shots during the game, which averages out to one attempt every 20 seconds, reports the AP , securing his team's 179-104 victory over... More »

Linsanity to Head to Houston?

Knicks unlikely to match Lin's $25M offer from Rockets

(Newser) - Just months after setting New York on fire with his dynamic play—not to mention his inspiring pun potential—Jeremy Lin could be leaving the Knicks, reports the New York Times . The Houston Rockets have offered Lin a hefty $25 million, three-year contract that could force the Knicks to let... More »

Under New Coach, Linsanity Might Be Over

Knicks' new leader favors defense over offense, says NYT writer

(Newser) - With the New York Knicks changing from being coached by the offense-minded, freewheeling Mike D'Antoni to the defense-first, old-school Mike Woodson, there's one undeniable conclusion—"it's the end of Linsanity as we know it," writes Howard Beck in the New York Times . Woodson is certain... More »

Carmelo Anthony Coming to the Knicks

After months of rumors, Knicks finally land the superstar forward

(Newser) - After months of speculation, the New York Knicks are getting superstar Carmelo Anthony. In a massive nine-player trade, the Knicks will send four of their top players—Danilo Gallinari, Raymond Felton, Wilson Chandler and Timofey Mozgov—plus three draft picks and $3 million cash to the Denver Nuggets, in exchange... More »

Obama, NBA Stars Play Hoops for Troops

'Wounded warriors' watch; reporters boxed out

(Newser) - President Obama played basketball today with a constellation of NBA stars and a ringer from the national champion UConn women's team. Service members injured in action and participants in the White House mentoring program watched, but the press pool waited outside, the Washington Post reports. Retired stars Magic Johnson and... More »

NBA Stars Turn to 'Hoops Whisperer' for Help

(Newser) - Idan Ravin has never played or coached competitive basketball. He has no formal basketball training. Yet somehow, this mild-mannered, 38-year-old Jewish ex-lawyer is one of the NBA’s most sought-after personal trainers, known in basketball circles as “the Hoops Whisperer,” the Wall Street Journal reports. Ravin’s workouts... More »

Stop Snitching Cameraman Gets 30 Years

Drug and gun charges send man involved with Baltimore DVD sensation to jail

(Newser) - The heroin dealer-turned-cameraman behind the now-infamous Stop Snitching DVD was given 30 years in federal prison on drug and gun charges yesterday in Baltimore, the Sun reports. During his sentencing, Akiba Matthews-Bey said he was targeted by police because he made the video, which brought national attention to witness intimidation... More »

Lakers Sweep Nuggets

Kobe and teammates heading for round two

(Newser) - No surrender on this night. No matter, the Los Angeles Lakers dispatched the tempestuous Denver Nuggets anyway. Kobe Bryant scored 14 of his 31 points over the final 5 1/2 minutes Monday night, leading the Lakers to a 107-101 victory over the Nuggets and a sweep of their first-round series. More »

Kobe Scores 22 as Lakers Seize 3-0 Series Lead

Anthony, Iverson combine for 31 as Nuggets dig deep hole

(Newser) - Once again, the Denver Nuggets couldn't keep their emotions or Kobe Bryant in check. Bryant scored 22 points and the Los Angeles Lakers took a 3-0 lead in their first-round series, routing the flustered Nuggets 102-84 tonight. The Nuggets are going to have to get more out of their All-Star... More »

Nuggets Nab 50th Win

Denver tops Memphis for first 50-plus-win season in 20 years

(Newser) - Carmelo Anthony scored 17 points and grabbed six rebounds in his first game since getting arrested on a drunken driving charge, and the Denver Nuggets reached 50 wins for the first time in 20 years with a 120-111 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday night. The Nuggets learned in... More »

Jazz Damage Nuggets Run to Playoffs

Okur scores 20 and grabs 15 rebounds as Utah downs Denver

(Newser) - Mehmet Okur had 20 points and 15 rebounds, Deron Williams added 19 points and 11 assists, and the Utah Jazz beat the Denver Nuggets 124-97 last night to strengthen their hopes of home-court advantage in the first round of the playoffs. The Jazz won three of four against their rivals... More »

Nuggets Rout Clippers 117-99

Anthony, Iverson lead way to keep Denver tied with Golden State for final playoff spot

(Newser) - Carmelo Anthony scored 36 points, Allen Iverson added 21 points, seven rebounds and nine assists, and the Denver Nuggets routed the Los Angeles Clippers 117-99 Tuesday night to keep pace in the Western Conference playoff race. Linus Kleiza added 15 points, Marcus Camby had 13 points and 18 rebounds,... More »

Kings Stun Nuggets Behind Martin

Ill forward scores 36 to deal a blow to Denver's playoff run

(Newser) - Kevin Martin scored 36 points despite missing Sacramento's shootaround with the stomach flu, and the Kings dealt a blow to the Denver Nuggets' playoff plans last night with a surprising 118-115 win at the Pepsi Center. The Kings, out of playoff contention and missing Ron Artest (thumb) and Brad Miller... More »

Nuggets Knock Warriors, Take 8th Slot

119-112 victory was a critical one for Denver

(Newser) - With a 119-112 victory over Golden State, the Nuggets grabbed sole possession of the West's eighth playoff spot for the first time since February, and secured the advantage in any potential tiebreaker. Still, "we're not out of the woods, baby,'' Denver coach George Karl reminded the Rocky Mountain ... More »

Dallas Approaches Playoffs Precipice

Carmelo leads third-quarter charge as Nuggets roll, 118-105

(Newser) - Jason Kidd's Mavericks remain winless against winning teams after Carmelo Anthony's Nuggets took control in the third quarter to win 118-105. It was a devastating loss for Dallas, which is now only one game ahead of Denver, the West's ninth place team, for the conference's final playoff spot. The Nuggets... More »

Denver's Smith Closes Out Memphis

"Who shot?" J.R. goes for 25 points in fourth quarter

(Newser) - The Nuggets entered halftime down 57-51, and J.R. Smith had just two points entering the last frame, but Smith then scored 25—including 21 from long-range—and his team prevailed over the Grizzlies, 120-106. Denver's dynamic duo of Carmelo Anthony and Allen Iverson combined to add 49, and Marcus... More »

Raptors Collapse Late, Nuggets Prevail 109-100

Rare flash of anger for Bosh as Toronto falls to .500

(Newser) - Toronto forward Chris Bosh came an assist short of his first triple-double, but it didn't make his team's latest loss any easier. The Raptors frittered away a 17-point first-quarter lead to the resilient Nuggets, who ended with a 13-2 run to win 109-100 and bump Toronto back to .500, reports... More »

Detroit Can Play Uptempo, Too

Pistons cruise past Nuggets, 136-120

(Newser) - This time, Denver found itself on the wrong side of an eye-popping score. Two nights after dropping 168 points on Seattle, the Nuggets tumbled to the Pistons, who had their highest regulation score since a win against Denver eight years ago. Richard Hamilton led seven Pistons in double figures with... More »

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