Eastern Conference

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Knicks-Hawks Preview – ESPN

ESPNEven in a woeful Eastern Conference — and in spite of Carmelo Anthony’s explosive scoring — a playoff spot is appearing more and more out of reach for the New York Knicks. The Atlanta Hawks…

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Iginla, Chara lead Bruins over Flyers – SI.com

SI.comJarome Iginla and Zdeno Chara each had two goals, Tuukka Rask made 25 saves and the Bruins beat the Philadelphia Flyers 6-1 Saturday. Reilly Smith and Patrice Bergeron also had goals for the Bruins. The…

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Justin Williams leads Kings past Bruins – USA TODAY

USA TODAYLOS ANGELES (AP) — Justin Williams and the Los Angeles Kings know they’re one of the NHL’s best teams whenever their streaky offense measures up to their ever-sturdy defense. After a dominant win over…

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Bucks-Lakers Preview – ESPN

ESPNLos Angeles will welcome another Eastern Conference lightweight to town, as league-worst Milwaukee (6-24) begins a three-game trip. The Bucks have lost eight of nine, and are 0-6 against West foes. “I think the road…

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1. Heat Edge Tough Spurs Team From Atlanta – ESPN

ESPNMIAMI — Bash the Eastern Conference all you want — and most of it is deserved — but the Miami Heat and Atlanta Hawks put on a 2013-NBA-Finals-like performance at the AmericanAirlines Arena on Monday…

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Preview: Wizards at Celtics – Reuters

ReutersThe Washington Wizards seem to have solved their road woes; now, they need to figure out how to beat the Boston Celtics. The visiting Wizards look to snap a seven-game skid against the Celtics when…

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Heat turn up the offense to rout Kings – HoopsWorld

HoopsWorldMIAMI — Two nights after an emotional win over the Eastern Conference-leading Indiana Pacers, the Miami Heat were less than focused early on against the lowly Sacramento Kings. The Heat gave up 36 points in…


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