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Bulls' Butler out for at least three weeks

Bulls' Butler out for at least three weeks

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February 09 Chicago Bulls guard Jimmy Butler will miss the next three to four weeks with a strained left knee. FULL STORY

TNT keeps Marv Albert in fold

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February 09 Turner Sports on Tuesday agreed to a long-term contract extension with play-by-play broadcaster Marv Albert, who will continue to lend his iconic voice to the NBA on TNT. FULL STORY

Gasol replacing Butler in All-Star Game

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February 09 Chicago Bulls center Pau Gasol on Tuesday was selected by NBA Commissioner Adam Silver to replace Jimmy Butler in Sunday's All-Star Game in Toronto. FULL STORY

Karl still coaching Kings -- for now

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February 09 A few days ago, it appeared that George Karl was on his way out with the Sacramento Kings, but the coach met with team officials and ironed out their differences -- at least for now. FULL STORY

Grizzlies recall F Martin

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February 09 Memphis on Tuesday recalled forward Jarell Martin from the Iowa Energy, the Grizzlies' Development League affiliate. FULL STORY

Magic 117, Hawks 110

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February 08 ATLANTA -- Beaten on a shot at the buzzer by center Nikola Vucevic in Orlando on Sunday, the Hawks suffered an even more disheartening loss to the Magic in the rematch at Atlanta on Monday night. FULL STORY

NBA roundup: Nets win on last-second 3-pointer

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February 08 NEW YORK -- Forward Joe Johnson hit the game-winning 3-pointer with one-tenth of a second remaining and the Brooklyn Nets squandered a 16-point lead before pulling out a dramatic 105-104 victory over the Denver Nuggets Monday night. FULL STORY

3-point barrage powers Thunder past Suns

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February 08 PHOENIX -- The Oklahoma City Thunder know that to reach the next level, they need their defense to improve. FULL STORY

Thunder 122, Suns 106

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February 08 PHOENIX -- Forward Kevin Durant scored 32 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder used a 15-0 run spanning the third and fourth quarters to begin to pull away for a 122-106 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Monday. FULL STORY

 

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NBA STANDINGS

Eastern
Atlantic
TEAM
W-L
PCT
GB
Toronto Raptors
35-16
.686
-
Boston Celtics
31-22
.585
4.5
New York Knicks
23-31
.426
13.5
Brooklyn Nets
14-39
.264
22
Philadelphia 76ers
8-44
.154
27.5
Central
TEAM
W-L
PCT
GB
Cleveland Cavaliers
37-14
.725
-
Indiana Pacers
28-24
.538
9.5
Detroit Pistons
27-26
.509
11
Chicago Bulls
27-24
.529
10
Milwaukee Bucks
20-32
.385
17.5
Southeast
TEAM
W-L
PCT
GB
Atlanta Hawks
30-24
.556
-
Miami Heat
29-23
.558
-
Charlotte Hornets
26-26
.500
3
Orlando Magic
23-28
.451
5.5
Washington Wizards
22-27
.449
5.5
Western
Northwest
TEAM
W-L
PCT
GB
Oklahoma City Thunder
39-14
.736
-
Portland Trail Blazers
26-27
.491
13
Utah Jazz
25-25
.500
12.5
Denver Nuggets
21-32
.396
18
Minnesota Timberwolves
16-37
.302
23
Pacific
TEAM
W-L
PCT
GB
Golden State Warriors
46-4
.920
-
Los Angeles Clippers
35-17
.673
12
Sacramento Kings
21-31
.404
26
Phoenix Suns
14-39
.264
33.5
Los Angeles Lakers
11-43
.204
37
Southwest
TEAM
W-L
PCT
GB
San Antonio Spurs
43-8
.843
-
Memphis Grizzlies
30-22
.577
13.5
Dallas Mavericks
29-25
.537
15.5
Houston Rockets
27-26
.509
17
New Orleans Pelicans
19-32
.373
24