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From The Mag: The Cruel Tutelage of the Wolves' Kevin Garnett

Jackie MacMullan explores Garnett's explosive intensity, and how it could impact his final NBA task: mentoring 2015 No. 1 pick Karl-Anthony Towns.

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)
LeBron-Love combo working for Cavaliers (2:23)
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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?


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.


Raptors take one from Cavaliers

LeBron James scores 24 points for the Cavs, but Kyle Lowry counters with 27 points and DeMar DeRozan adds 20 in the Raptors' 103-99 victory on Drake night.


KD, Westbrook carry Thunder past Nets

Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook combine for 57 points in OKCs 110-99 win over Brooklyn.


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.


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.


Durant speeds by Lopez for jam

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


Celtics rally to keep 76ers winless

Philadelphia had the lead in the fourth quarter, but Boston closed the game on an 18-3 run to win 84-80, dropping the 76ers to 0-16.


Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

Final: Thunder 110 Nets 99. Brooklyn drops to 3-12, 1-9 road. Westbrook 27 points, 13 assists, 5 steals. Durant 30 points. Total 3s made: Thunder 10 Nets 3. Lopez 26 points, 8 rebounds.

Royce Young ESPN Staff Writer 

Kevin Durant goes for 30 on 11-18 shooting plus six rebounds and five assists. Russell Westbrook 27 on 10-16 with six rebounds and 13 assists. Thunder beat the Nets 110-99, closing on a 25-14 run after those two checked back in with eight minutes remaining.

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.


Royce Young ESPN Staff Writer 

Game before Durant and Westbrook came back in, tied at 85-85. Game less than two minutes after they came back in: 96-85

Hornets use big run to beat Wizards

Charlotte closed out Washington by ending the game on a 25-2 run, going on to win 101-87.


Vucevic's double-double leads Magic in win

Nikola Vucevic scored 22 to go along with 12 boards in Orlando's 100-91 win over New York.


Sixers fall to 0-16 in loss to Celtics

Boston finished the game on an 18-3 run to win 84-80 and send the 76ers to their 26th straight loss dating back to last season. Philadelphia led by as much as 11 points in the 4th quarter. Box score

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The Celtics polish off a comeback W over the 76ers with an 83-80 triumph. Isaiah Thomas scored a season-high 30 pts. Turner: 16 pts, 9 rebs