Five Fast Facts from NBA Games: 2.26.13

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Tuesday night sits on the calendar as the middle child of the week. It’s better than Monday, but not close enough to Friday to start getting excited for the weekend. On the final Tuesday in the month of February 2013, eight games made up the NBA schedule. The Heat extended their win streak in double O.T., the Pacers continued their recent dominance with another double-digit victory, the Cavaliers snapped a long losing streak against the Bulls and Dirk Nowitzki entertained NBA fans

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Five Fast Facts from NBA Games: 2.24.13

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While most of the world was watching “Argo” win best picture  at the 85th Annual Academy Awards, nine games were on the NBA schedule. The Knicks and Warriors gave their fans a break from their “Les Miserables” recent struggles with wins, the Heat completed another fourth quarter comeback from their “Silver Linings Playbook” to defeat the Cavaliers again and the Thunder continued their “Life of Pi” with a dynamic defensive performance against the Bulls. In honor of Tony Mendez, we present Sunday’s

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Bernucca: Why the Lakers have to trade Dwight Howard

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Dwight Howard is the best center in the NBA. Yes, still. He also is (a) incapable of making an elbow jumper, (b) unreliable at the free-throw line, (c) susceptible to long-term injury, (d) hypersensitive to criticism from teammates and coaches, (e) more interested in becoming the next Bill Murray rather than the next Bill Russell and (f) wondering why no one has handed him the icon status he desperately craves. But the worst thing Howard is – and unlike the items above,

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