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Thunder Star Kevin Durant Wins 1st NBA MVP Award

Kevin Durant has plenty of scoring titles. Now, he finally has an MVP trophy to go with them.


NEW ORLEANS, LA - FEBRUARY 16: Eastern Conference LeBron James #6 of Miami Heat slam dunks the ball against the Western Conference during 2014 NBA All-Star game at the Smoothie King Center on February 16, 2014 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The East defeated the West 163-155. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Eastern Conference Snaps NBA All-Star Game Losing Streak With 163-155 Win

The Eastern Conference finally stopped Kevin Durant and Blake Griffin – then stopped their losing streak at the NBA All-Star game.


INDIANAPOLIS - JANUARY 18: Paul George #24 of the Indiana Pacers throws down the 360-dunk against the Los Angeles Clippers at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on January 18, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Boomshakalaka! Top 5 Dunks Of All Time

With the NBA Slam Dunk Contest coming up, we take a look at five classic dunks.


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Schmeelk: Potential Trade Destinations For Carmelo Anthony In The West

There aren’t a lot of teams in either conference that are real fits for the Knicks if they decide they have to trade Carmelo Anthony and start a genuine rebuild.


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Keidel: Considering What Melo Is, Would Blake Be So Bad?

I love Knicks fans. You may think you’re special, but in truth your favorite team has made you a mouth-breathing dolt. Maybe it’s not your fault. Your expectations are so low that any spark in the cold black chasm of winter feels like a heat wave.


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Report: Knicks Have Held Internal Discussions Over Melo-Griffin Swap

Both the Knicks and Los Angeles Clippers have reportedly held internal discussions about the possibility of swapping superstar forwards Carmelo Anthony and Blake Griffin.


Jamal Crawford of the Los Angeles Clippers drives to the basket between Pablo Prigioni and J.R. Smith of the New York Knicks. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Knicks Drop Seven In A Row, Melo Says Knicks Are ‘In A Dark Place’

Kenyon Martin hit a jumper with 4:30 to play, the Knicks were still in it. The Knicks missed their next six shots and scored only two points the rest of the night.


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Clippers Beat Nets 110-103

Blake Griffin finished with 30 points and 12 rebounds after rolling his left foot in the third quarter, and the Clippers pulled out a 110-103 victory over the short-handed Nets on Saturday night to go 5-0 at home.


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Knicks Small Forward Carmelo Anthony Named To All-NBA Second Team

NBA scoring leader Carmelo Anthony led the second team, joined by guards Russell Westbrook and Tony Parker, center Marc Gasol and forward Blake Griffin.


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Nets Shooting Guard Joe Johnson: ‘I Don’t Know’ When I’ll Play Next

“I don’t know, to be honest with you,” Johnson said in regard to when he’ll play next. “I’m gonna really take it one day at a time and see how I feel. I feel a lot better today than I did yesterday, so we’ll see.”


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Depleted Knicks Rocked By Clippers, Lead In The Atlantic Dwindling

Without Carmelo Anthony and Tyson Chandler, the depleted Knicks were beaten by the Clippers 93-80.


Raymond Felton #2 of the New York Knicks shoots a layup against Blake Griffin #32 of the Los Angeles Clippers. (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Knicks’ Flaws Were On Display Against Clippers

The scary things for Knicks fans is that these weaknesses aren’t hard to see or diagnose. Every NBA team runs the pick-and-roll incessantly, and most have quick guards to get into the lane.


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Paul, Crawford Too Much For Knicks In 102-88 Loss To Clippers

Chris Paul scored 25 points in his second game back from injury, reserve Jamal Crawford had 27 and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the New York Knicks 102-88 on Sunday.


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Knicks Rank First In Jersey Sales For First Time Since ’04, Lin Falls Out Of Top 15

The Knicks’ hot start on the court is paying dividends for the franchise’s merchandise sector. The league released its latest sales-rankings list on Wednesday, with the Knicks leading the team-sales category for the first time since December 2004.


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Nets Close Strong, Blanket Paul And Griffin In Win Over Clippers

The Brooklyn Nets gave up enough dunks and dishes in the first half, then decided to toughen up. Even they were impressed with the way they grounded the Clippers’ high flyers.