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Holmes: Kobe Bryant's possible farewell tour hits new low

After tying a career-worst shooting night, Kobe Bryant deflected criticism of his performance. But it's becoming clear to almost everyone except Bryant he's not the player he once was.

A #HateHard Thanksgiving (2:04)

Lakers, Warriors, Pacers, Master P

Dan Le Batard and Bomani Jones discuss the Lakers' struggles, Stephen Curry being an elite player, if Paul George makes the Pacers a threat in the East, are joined by Master P and more.

What's happening to the Rockets and Clippers? (3:30)
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Howard: Why Porzingis fever is no fluke

It shouldn't be surprising that Knicks rookie Kristaps Porzingis has taken the NBA by storm, writes Johnette Howard. The big man from Latvia has been preparing for this moment most of his life.

Steph Curry Paint By Numbers (0:49)
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NBA Power Rankings: Ultimate Warriors

The 15-0 Warriors are one win away from setting a new gold standard in the NBA, and their hold on the No. 1 spot has never been stronger. Where do the 29 other teams fall on Marc Stein's latest list?


The Cavs can dance if they want to

But LeBron & Co. didn't want to, making for an awkward moment right before tip in Toronto.


Kidd has zero chill, earns ejection

Bucks coach Jason Kidd smacks the ball out of an official's hand in a 129-118 loss to the Kings in Milwaukee after Giannis Antetokounmpo fails to draw a foul late in the fourth quarter.


Durant speeds past Lopez for jam

Thunder F Kevin Durant glided by Nets C Brook Lopez for a thunderous one-handed dunk.


Rajon Rondo's unconventional assist

Kings G Rajon Rondo bounces the ball off the backboard into C Kosta Koufos' bread basket for the easy layup. We're sure he meant to do that.


Mo Williams drains half-court shot

The Cavs guard hits nothing but the bottom of the net on a 46-footer to end the third quarter against the Raptors in Toronto.


Porzingis uses 2 hands to block Oladipo

Victor Oladipo went up for a huge dunk, and Kristaps Porzingis came up with an even bigger block.


CP3 drops Gobert on nasty crossover

Clippers G Chris Paul crosses up Jazz C Rudy Gobert to send him crashing to the hardwood.


No stopping Blake Griffin

Blake Griffin grabs one of his 12 rebounds, goes coast to coast with a few smooth moves and powers through the lane for a one-handed slam for two of his 40 points. The Clippers fell to 2-4 when Griffin goes for 40 points and 10 boards.


Dwight receives the Mutombo treatment

A 6-foot-4 Tony Allen swatted a 6-foot-11 Dwight Howard at the rim. That calls for a finger wag.


Jazz triumph despite Griffin's 40 and 12

Blake Griffin records 40 points and 12 rebounds, but Gordon Hayward's 33 points carry the Jazz past the Clippers 102-91 at Staples Center.


Bucks, Kings exchange words after game

Players from the Bucks and Kings had a heated confrontation in the tunnel following their game Wednesday. Bucks guards O.J. Mayo and Jerryd Bayless were both reportedly involved in jawing with Kings F DeMarcus Cousins. Mayo escorted to car

Cavaliers hold players-only meeting

After Wednesday's 103-99 road loss to the Raptors, LeBron James and James Jones got on the team for their inconsistent play through the Cavaliers' 11-4 start, according to sources. Mental toughness questioned

Lob City rocks the rim vs. Jazz

Blake Griffin slams home a sick alley-oop from Chris Paul in the first quarter of the Clips' 102-91 loss to the Jazz. Paul and Griffin scored 64 points on 28-of-38 shooting, while the rest of the team had 27 points on 10-of-37 shooting.


Mascot gives Lopez a taste of own medicine

Knicks C Robin Lopez is at it again with the mascots, only this time the joke is on him.


Davis, Pelicans rally past Suns

Anthony Davis records 26 points and 17 boards in the Pelicans' 120-114 victory over the Suns. New Orleans has won three straight games.


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Pelicans head coach Alvin Gentry was effusive with praise for his second unit, stating they turned the game around with excellent defense & pushing tempo

Spurs slip by Mavs for third straight win

Kawhi Leonard scores 26 points and Tony Parker adds 16 points and eight assists in the Spurs' 88-83 victory over the Mavericks.


Final: Pelicans 120, Suns 114

Anthony Davis finished with 26 points and 17 rebounds and hit a go-ahead bucket with 20 seconds left to give the Pelicans the lead for good in a six-point win over the Suns in Phoenix. It's Davis' career-high third straight game of 20-plus points and 15-plus rebounds. Box score