10 Fun Facts from Last Night’s Games

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Monday, November 4, 2013 marked yet another day of NBA basketball. Eight teams took part in four games, as three inter-conference battles and one clash between NBA championship contenders took the league by storm. Here’s everything you need to know about what transpired.

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The Numbers Say… Anthony Davis, Blake Griffin and Vitor Faverani Star on Nov. 1

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On a night in which 13 games transpired, three players managed to rise above the rest as the stars of the evening: Anthony Davis of the New Orleans Pelicans, Blake Griffin of the Los Angeles Clippers and Vitor Faverani of the Boston Celtics. Davis, Faverani and Griffin may not be the first names to come to mind when it comes to elite statistical production, but each of those rising big men found a way to dominate on Day 4 of the

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Tweet of the Day: Shooting at LAX Grabs Headlines and Attention

Friday morning (Pacific time), a gunman pulled a rifle from a bag and began shooting. The authorities pursued the assailant through Terminal 3 before shooting and capturing him. Among the victims, one person has been confirmed dead, some others injured. According to reports, the shooting has rendered LAX, among the busiest airports in the world, into a practical no fly zone. There has been a “ground stop” for all arriving flights, and nearly every flight scheduled to leave Los Angeles is expected

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The Numbers Say… Chris Paul Set an NBA Record

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Day 3 of the 2013-14 NBA regular season featured two games between second-tier title contenders in each respective conference. The Chicago Bulls survived the New York Knicks by a score of 82-81 in the East, and the Los Angeles Clippers defeated the Golden State Warriors 126-115 in a high-scoring affair that saw Chris Paul score 42 points and Stephen Curry drop 38. If you’re looking for impressive numbers, search no further than CP3′s legendary performance. Chris Paul’s Big Day If you’re even remotely

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The Numbers Say… The Pacers’ Defense and Lakers’ Bench Joined Rare Company

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After months of agonizing anticipation, the 2013-14 NBA regular season has finally begun. Three games ushered in the new year, and as one might imagine, the numbers were quite astonishing. No team posted numbers that were as impressive as the Indiana Pacers. Indiana won its season opener by defeating the Orlando Magic 97-87 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Paul George scored 24 points, Lance Stephenson added a surprisingly strong 19 and Orlando Johnson scored nine off of the bench as the defending Central

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Heisler: And you thought the Clippers owned LA?

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LOS ANGELES — For the Lakers, seems like old times … Well, if you squint your eyes just right. As if still in their days of yore, the Lakers opened their 2013-14 season with an exciting 116-103 victory over a top-flight opponent Tuesday before a jubilant sellout crowd in Staples Center. Think of it, the Lakers among the ranks of the unbeatens! Aside from that, it wasn’t anything like their days of yore. The top-flight opponent, coming off last season’s 4-0 sweep of the season

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Tweet of the Night: Bill Simmons rips the Clippers after seeing them lose to the Lakers

Here’s something not many thought would happen in the opening night of the NBA on Tuesday: The bench of the Los Angeles Lakers ruled the starting lineup of the Los Angeles Clippers for a decisive 116-103 victory. This is not how things were supposed to go for the Clippers, who have been voted the favorites to come out of the West by various members of the media around the league. Most have expected the Lakers to miss the playoffs this season,

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Tweet of the Day: NBA Players Express Excitement For 2013-14 Season

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The day is here. The time is now. So it is, that we begin the 2013-14 NBA season. After a summer full of drama and change, the teams, players and fans are ready for the new season to start. Opening night kicks off with three games on Tuesday, starting with the Orlando Magic visiting the Indiana Pacers at 7:00 pm Eastern, which can be seen on Fox Sports Florida or NBA League Pass. That game is followed by a double-header on TNT. At

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