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Towns throws down the hammer ... twice

When Karl-Anthony Towns is coming down the lane, you should probably get out of the way.

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Calvin Watkins ESPN Staff Writer 

Blazers-Rockets.

Towns' monster game powers Wolves

Rookie Karl-Anthony Towns scored a career-high 35 points and added 11 rebounds and 3 blocks to lead the Timberwolves to a 117-112 win over the visiting Raptors. Towns has had a double-double in each of his past 9 games. Box Score

Harden, Rockets take on Blazers

James Harden has scored a combined 70 points in his past two games, but they've both been Houston losses. He'll try to get the Rockets back in the win column tonight in Portland. Live on ESPN, WatchESPN

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LeBron, Cleveland fans thank Kobe

Kobe Bryant checked out of his final game in Cleveland to a standing ovation and a hug from LeBron James.

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Pelicans come back to beat Jazz

Anthony Davis finished with 19 points, including a big 3-pointer with under a minute left, to lead the Pelicans to a 100-96 win over the Jazz. New Orleans has won 2 straight. Box score

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LeBron stars in Kobe's Cleveland farewell

LeBron James finished with 29 points, 7 rebounds and 11 assists to lead the Cavaliers to a 120-111 win over the Lakers. Kobe Bryant had 17 points on 5-for-16 shooting in his final visit to Cleveland. Box score

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Thomas sends Celtics to overtime

Isaiah Thomas has 34 points and made a jumper with 5.8 seconds left to force overtime against the Clippers. Chris Paul (31 pts) had a shot to win it at the buzzer, but missed. Follow live

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Kobe's clutch 3 lights up fourth quarter

Kobe Bryant drained a three and drew the foul in the fourth quarter bringing the Lakers deficit to 13 against the Cavaliers.

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Leonard clutch, Payton not quite

The Spurs beat the Magic thanks to Kawhi Leonard's jumper with 0.9 seconds left, but nearly let Elfrid Payton tie it up at the buzzer.

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Balanced Hawks blow past Bulls

Nine different Atlanta players scored in double figures as the Hawks picked up a 113-90 win in Chicago, handing the Bulls their fourth consecutive loss. Box score

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Pistons honor Chauncey Billups

The 2004 NBA Finals MVP had his No. 1 jersey retired and raised to the rafters during halftime of the Pistons game against the Nuggets.

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Nuggets spoil big night in Detroit

With the Pistons retiring Chauncey Billups' number, it was one of Billups' other former teams coming out on top. The Nuggets outscored the Pistons 51-39 after halftime to earn a 103-92 win. Box score

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Warriors hit the magic number

Golden State has won 98 straight games when leading by 15 at any point, and a Stephen Curry 3-pointer in the second quarter gave the Warriors a 51-35 lead over the Suns. Curry has 18 points to lead all scorers. Follow live

Vintage Vinsanity in Brooklyn

The dunk contest is coming up soon, so maybe Vince Carter was feeling nostalgic.

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Rondo goes behind the back twice

Doing it once to set up a dunk? Pretty cool. Twice? Well, that's what makes him Rajon Rondo.

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LeBron's pass hits Russell in the groin

LeBron James fired a pass to the sidelines, and D'Angelo Russell was in the exact wrong place at the exact wrong time.

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Kyrie, LeBron leading Cavs

Kyrie Irving and LeBron James have combined for 53 points, giving the Cavaliers a 93-74 lead over the Lakers heading to the fourth quarter. Live on ESPN, WatchESPN

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Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

Final: Grizzlies 109 Nets 90. Brooklyn falls to 14-40 and trails by as many as 26. Mike Conley had 20 points for Memphis, which won easily in its first game without Marc Gasol (foot). Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov left after the third quarter, telling ESPN the first round of interviews in its GM search is over and a short list is being compiled.

Bulls give up 38 in third quarter

The Hawks have opened up a 91-73 lead over the Bulls, thanks to a 38-point third quarter. Atlanta is a scorching 12-for-23 from 3-point range tonight. Follow live

Grizzlies power past Nets

Playing without Marc Gasol, Memphis used a 39-point third quarter to pick up a 109-90 win in Brooklyn, snapping a two-game skid. Box score

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Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

Nets' Joe Johnson's consecutive games with a field goal streak has come to an end at 937 -- it was the longest active streak in the NBA.

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LeBron James just fired a two-handed pass that hit DAngelo Russell directly in the groin. DAngelo is down, surrounded by his teammates.

Acy volleyball swats Okafor's shot

If this basketball thing doesn't work out, Quincy Acy might have a future as an Olympic volleyball player.

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