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The Rockets get back in the win column and secure a milestone for their coach in the process.

The Houston Rockets thrashed the Chicago Bulls 115-94, winning head coach Mike D’Antoni the 500th game of his career, breaking a two-game losing streak and also snapping a streak of bad luck against mediocre Eastern Conference teams. D’Antoni becomes just the 30th coach in NBA history to achieve that milestone and is the fifth active coach to that many wins.

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With the help of Nikola Jokic and Danilo Gallinari, the Nuggets earned a huge victory against Boston Celtics.

The Denver Nuggets EARNED a much needed victory against a strong Boston Celtics team, 119-99. Wilson Chandler, Danilo Gallinari, and Nikola Jokic lead the Nuggets with 20+ points each, while Jokic added 10 rebounds, seven assists, and four steals. Denver limited Isaiah Thomas to just 21 points, a major reason why Boston was held to under 100 points.

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J.R. Smith’s return did not go as planned.

Watching the Cleveland Cavaliers means confronting what you really think matters. Does energy matter? Does continuity matter? Does this particular game matter? Does anything in this world matter?

They should, all of them. The Cavs are a force of contradictions, one minute looking dominant and the next looking like they’ve never played together before. Before the game discussing energy, at some moments having none. Speaking of plans, playing without one.

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