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Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Referees missed 1 call against the Knicks and 5 against Houston in the final 7 minutes of play last night, the NBA announces. The missed calls against Houston included a double dribble and three fouls that were not called. The Knicks lost to Houston by five points in overtime. The league reviews calls in the final two minutes and overtime of games that are within five points or less. The reviews state which calls referees got right and which calls they missed late in those situations.

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Nets rise to No. 26 in rankings

Marc Stein pushes Brooklyn up two notches in this week's assessment. The Nets will try for their first winning streak of the season on Monday night, when the visiting Suns complete a back-to-back. Power Rankings

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Knicks drop to No. 18 in rankings

"Zinger fever" has abated somewhat with four straight losses pushing New York down three spots in Marc Stein's weekly assessment. Home games this week against the 76ers and Nets should prove helpful. Power Rankings


Jets' Revis still in concussion protocol

New York coach Todd Bowles said CB Darrelle Revis has made only "slight progress" after suffering the head injury Nov. 22 vs. Houston. Revis' replacement, Marcus Williams, is day-to-day with a sprained MCL.

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Mets planning to bring back Jenrry Mejia in 2016

Pitcher Jenrry Mejia still has 100 games to serve of a suspension for PED use, but that comes at a reduced price that makes him worth taking a chance.

Stats & Info

Who wants to win the NFC East?

After twelve weeks of the season, the NFC East is still wide open. ESPN Stats & Info gives Washington a 38.9 percent chance to win the division, but the Giants are close behind with a 31.7 percent chance.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

The Knicks sent Cleanthony Early to the D-League for tonight's game. He will likely be back with the club for their next game on Wednesday. Early hadn't played much at all lately so this is a wise use of the D League affiliate by the Knicks. Their D League club - the Westchester Knicks - plays its home games a few miles away from the team's practice facility in Westchester.


Injury updates from around the NFL

  • Bills DE Alex Carrington (torn quad) out for season, per Adam Caplan and NFL Network
  • Cardinals RB Chris Johnson has knee contusion, RB Andre Ellington has turf toe
  • Giants OG Geoff Schwartz (ankle) to go on season-ending IR, according to coach Tom Coughlin

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

Reviewing Chris Ivory's 31-yard TD in Jets' win over Dolphins: He broke five tackles in the space of 3 yards. Neville Hewitt and Derrick Shelby missed behind the line of scrimmage; Reshad Jones and Koa Misi missed at the line and Kelvin Sheppard missed at the 30. Where was Ndamukong Suh? He was eating grass, pancaked by RT Breno Giacomini.

Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

Andrea Bargnani (hamstring) will not play tomorrow against Phoenix.

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

Jets CB Marcus Williams is week-to-week with an MCL sprain, according to ESPN NFL Insider Adam Caplan. Amazing stat on Williams: He has a team-high five interceptions despite having played only 242 defensive snaps (roughly the equivalent of four full games). No wonder his teammates call him "The Playmaker."

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