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After giving up an eight point fourth quarter lead against the Los Angeles Lakers just two nights prior, the San Antonio Spurs turned the tables on the Lakers. A dominating 44-21 fourth quarter by the Spurs obliterated a 12 point fourth quarter deficit, and the Spurs beat the Lakers 133-120. The Spurs win the season series against the Lakers and are now 12-14 on the season, but more importantly, they have made me a believer.

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LOS ANGELES — Kevin Durant could become a free agent following the season, but it doesn’t sound as if he sees himself as a fit with LeBron James.

The Golden State Warriors star told Bleacher Report that it will be hard for the Los Angeles Lakers to sign players to be teammates of James because of the “toxic” environment that comes with the territory.

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LOS ANGELES: The short-handed Dallas Mavericks denied the Los Angeles Clippers a fifth straight NBA victory on Sunday (Monday in Manila), dropping the Clippers from first place in the Western Conference with a 114-110 win.

Harrison Barnes scored 30 points to lead the Mavericks, who were without star rookie Luka Doncic.

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The defense once again turned the tables on a weaker opponent.

The Oklahoma City Thunder defeated the Atlanta Hawks at home, 124-109. A game after shutting down the Cavaliers, OKC followed a similar blueprint tonight. After getting off to a slow (and sloppy) start, the Thunder used a huge 2nd quarter run, outscoring Atlanta 38-20, to build a 20 point halftime lead enabling them to glide to victory.

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