New format leaves Eastern Conference and John Wall winners of dunk contest – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsNEW ORLEANS – The new format in the NBA’s slam dunk contest had the same old story line: Too bad LeBron James wasn’t in it. The eventual … Read More

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 … Read More

Carmelo Anthony hoping ankle injury won’t keep him out of Christmas Day game … – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsThe surprise from Orlando is that the Knicks didn’t see their name added to the list of unlucky Eastern Conference teams that have had their seasons all … Read More

Pistons hold on to hand Pacers first home loss – USA TODAY

USA TODAYINDIANAPOLIS — It looked like the Detroit Pistons were headed to yet another fourth-quarter collapse. An 11-point lead early in the fourth quarter against the Eastern Conference power Indiana … Read More