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The Blazers jumped out to a 16-point lead, squandered the lead in the third quarter, but managed to pull away down the stretch.

The Portland Trail Blazers have not been good enough to “flip a switch” and pull away from lesser opponents this season, in general, but they managed the feat tonight against the lowly Phoenix Suns. The Blazers held the Suns to only 8 points over the final 6:37 and sprinted away with a 110-101 win.

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BROOKLYN, N.Y. — I got a story to tell…

Live from Flatbush Avenue, the livest ones were reppin’ BK to the fullest. Knicks fans were out, but the real Brooklyn fans were there to witness a 3-point shootout, as the Nets (12-53) snapped a 16-game HOME losing streak with a 120-112 victory, Sunday on Biggie Smalls night. This is their first win at home since Randy Foye hit the buzzer beater on December 26… their first home win in 2017! Biggie was in the house y’all.

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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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The Clippers get solid performances across the floor, recapturing that early season form that has eluded them for a long time.

The Los Angeles Clippers came into Memphis sputtering and leave on a very encouraging note, dominating the Grizzlies from the start and finishing with a convincing 114-98 win.

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