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Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Miami Heat 1/20/15: Video Highlights and Recap

January 20th, 2015
The Oklahoma City Thunder looked to keep their recent run of momentum rolling on Tuesday when they took on the Miami Heat. The Thunder had won two straight games to climb back to a .500 record heading into Tuesday's game, but they faced a tough test to get above the break-even ...

Hassan Whiteside Injury: Updates on Heat Center’s Ankle and Return

January 20th, 2015
An uneven season for the Miami Heat may have gotten a bit rockier on Tuesday night, as center Hassan Whiteside had to leave the team's game against the Oklahoma City Thunder with an ankle injury and didn't return. The injury will likely keep him sidelined for at least one other game, ...

Nuggets’ Randy Foye Gets Doused in Beer After Contact with Spurs’ Kawhi Leonard

January 20th, 2015
As Randy Foye was scrambling for a loose ball in the first quarter of the Denver Nuggets' game vs. the San Antonio Spurs at the Pepsi Center Tuesday night, he got tangled up with relentless Spurs wing Kawhi Leonard.The resulting force launched Foye out of bounds, causing a vendor to ...

Knicks End Longest Single-Season Losing Streak in Franchise History

January 20th, 2015
With Monday's 99-92 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans, the New York Knicks ended a 16-game stretch of futility that represents the longest single-season losing streak in franchise history, per Sportsnet Stats. Having last won a game Dec. 12, the Knicks benefited immensely from the presence of star forward Carmelo Anthony, ...

2015 NBA Playoff Hopefuls in Precarious Positions

January 20th, 2015
The top seed in each NBA conference may be protected by the sustained dominance of the Atlanta Hawks and Golden State Warriors, but rising levels of uncertainty have the potential to envelop teams residing outside of that elite cocoon. Now, that's not to say these likely playoff participants are in danger ...

Russell Westbrook Shows off Speed Getting Through Lane and Jamming on Heat

January 20th, 2015
Late in the first quarter of Tuesday night's matchup between the Oklahoma City Thunder and Miami Heat, electrifying Thunder guard Russell Westbrook found himself being guarded by Heat point guard Mario Chalmers. Westbrook easily soared past Chalmers and launched into the air for a big dunk.[NBA]Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com

A Brief History of Nick ‘Swaggy P’ Young Pushing Kobe Bryant’s Buttons

January 20th, 2015
The chief export of Nick Young is confidence, a fact made plain by his self-styled Swaggy P nickname, shot selection and, more than anything else, his willingness to harass Kobe Bryant. In keeping with the ultra-laid-back persona Young has worked so hard to cultivate, his jabs at Bryant are never mean-spirited. ...

San Antonio Spurs vs. Denver Nuggets: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

January 20th, 2015
Tony Parker scored 18 points, Kawhi Leonard had 17 points and 15 rebounds and six San Antonio Spurs players scored in double figures in a 109-99 victory over the Denver Nuggets at the Pepsi Center Tuesday night, giving the Spurs their fourth straight win and the Nuggets their fourth consecutive ...

Monta Ellis Deserves to Be an NBA All-Star but Probably Won’t Be

January 20th, 2015
Monta Ellis has hardly ever had a stronger All-Star case than the one he is putting forward this season. Even as he has been the best player on the Dallas Mavericks, his chances to represent the Western Conference are looking slim. A top-five team in a conference normally gets at least ...

Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Miami Heat: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

January 20th, 2015
The Oklahoma City Thunder stole a road win from the Miami Heat on Tuesday, and the 94-86 victory pushed the Thunder (21-20) over .500 for the first time this season.  Kevin Durant experienced some struggles from the perimeter, but he sparkled with several forceful dunks and a big stat line: 19 points, eight boards, ...