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The Nets’ Andray Blatche, right, shoots against the Cavaliers’ Tyler Zeller at The Quicken Loans Arena on April 3, 2013 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by David Liam Kyle/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets Hammer Cavaliers In Cleveland, Set Franchise Record For Road Wins

Deron Williams scored 24 points and Brooklyn ended an eight-game road trip by crushing the Cleveland Cavaliers 113-95 on Wednesday night, giving the Nets a record for road wins in a season.


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Carmelo Anthony Says Nagging Knee Injury Isn’t ‘Too Serious’

Exhale, Knicks fans. Carmelo Anthony insists his mysterious, nagging knee injury isn’t all that serious.


The Knicks’ Tyson Chandler dunks against the Cavaliers at The Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland on March 4, 2013. (Photo by David Liam Kyle/NBAE via Getty Images)

Knicks Lose Melo, Then Stage Character-Driven Come-From-Behind Win

Carmelo Anthony tripped, stumbled and fell. The New York Knicks picked themselves up and won without him.


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Lopez, Nets Hold Off Cavs, Win Second Game Under Carlesimo

Brook Lopez scored a season-high 35 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, and the Brooklyn Nets improved to 2-0 under interim coach P.J. Carlesimo by beating the Cleveland Cavaliers 103-100.


Anderson Varejao of the Cleveland Cavaliers tries to get around Tyson Chandler of the New York Knicks on December 15, 2012 at Madison Square Garden in New York City.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Knicks Win A Close One, Escape With Tight Victory Over Cavs

Kyrie Irving put in a memorable performance as the Cavs gave the Knicks everything they could handle. New York escaped with a tight victory.


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Anthony And Wallace Out For Knicks, Copeland Starts

Carmelo Anthony and Rasheed Wallace will miss out against the Cavs. Chris Copeland gets the start.


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Lichtenstein: Talent, Not Arena, Giving Nets Boost At Home

Forget the glitz. I wanted to know, was this going to be a building that rocked for a team it truly loved, like in Boston? In the fourth quarter, could the crowd boost their team through adversity, like in Manhattan?


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Williams, Johnson, Lopez Power Nets To Easy Win Over Cavaliers

Brooklyn’s backcourt broke out. Deron Williams had 26 points and 10 assists, Joe Johnson scored 25 points, and the Nets beat the road-weary Cleveland Cavaliers 114-101 on Tuesday night for their third straight victory.


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Schmeelk: NBA Eastern Conference Preview And Predictions

With the NBA season kicking off on Wednesday, here’s my preview and ranking predictions for the 2012-2013 NBA season. This is how I see the Eastern Conference breaking down, and my season award winners.


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Report: Cavs Out Of The Picture, But Nets Still Working On Mega-Deal To Land Howard

League sources told on Tuesday that the Cavaliers have dropped out of consideration as potential trading partners with the Nets and Magic.


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Nets Reportedly Land Bosnian Forward Mirza Teletovic

The New York Times has reported that the Brooklyn Nets have reached an agreement in principle on a three-year deal with Bosnian forward Mirza Teletovic.


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The Continuing Metamorphosis Of Fab Melo

The 7-foot center who made Syracuse an imposing team last season and now dons the famed uniform of the Boston Celtics hoping to leave his mark on the NBA.


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Rothstein Files: High-Fives From NBA Draft

Nearly three months after winning the National Championship, Kentucky broke an NBA Draft record with six players selected.


Dion Waiters shakes hands with NBA Commissioner David Stern after being selected number four overall by the Cleveland Cavaliers during the 2012 NBA Draft at the Prudential Center. (credit: Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Cavaliers Take Syracuse’s Dion Waiters With No. 4 Pick

The Cavs envision Waiters as a perimeter scorer and backcourt running mate for point guard Kyrie Irving, last year’s No. 1 overall pick.


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Keidel: With NBA Title, There’s No More Debate — LeBron Is LeBest

Not only is LeBron James the best player on Earth, he has a Secretariat-like lead on the second-best player.