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NBA schedule: Lakers' defense lets Nuggets go for 119, Celtics survive in OT in SLC

The Denver Nuggets slammed the door on the Lakers Monday. Earlier, Washington beat the Raptors in a low-scoring affair.

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Transition defense of shame

The Lakers' transition defense has been a problem all year, so a matchup against the league's best transition offense in the Denver Nuggets promised to be fun. In the end, it was.

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Monday in Salt Lake City always impresses

Monday's overtime thriller between the Celtics and Jazz was just the latest Monday night nail-biter in Salt Lake City. We remember five other instant classics that saved otherwise-quiet NBA nights.

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C's outlast Jazz on the road

Utah fought back to tie the game in the fourth, then stumbled to lose to the Celtics at home.

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Faried saves best for last

Manimal with the fierce alley-oop finish.

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Mile High meltdown for Lakers

The Denver Nuggets literally ran the tired Lakers off the court in the Mile High City on Monday night.

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JaVale swats Dwight

"Battle of the monsters!"

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Probably could've gotten that one, Dwight

Probably could've gotten that one, Dwight.

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Kobe Bryant's closing in on 16 technicals

He got his 14th at halftime in Denver.

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MRI reveals MCL injury to key Bulls forward

An MRI on Monday revealed damage that could have the defensive stopper on the shelf for up to two weeks.

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Kenneth Faried smashes the Lakers

The Nuggets CAN'T STOP DUNKING.

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Wizards shake road woes north of the border

DeMar Derozan's 10 fourth-quarter points weren't enough to complete Toronto's comeback against the Eastern Conference's worst road team.

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The Raptors "Harlem Shake"

Note to the other 29 teams: You don't HAVE to make one of these.

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Ignore the win-loss records, watch Wizards-Raptors

The Wizards and Raptors have two of the worst records in the NBA. Please ignore that and watch this game, you'll realize these teams have actually become rather good.

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Seventh-place Jazz, Celtics meet in Salt Lake City

The Boston Celtics and Utah Jazz are in seventh place in their respective conferences, and both teams are still trying to find themselves.

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Lakers gunning for .500 vs. Nuggets on Monday

The Lakers will be in search of their fourth straight victory when they face the Nuggets on Monday. A victory will get Los Angeles back to .500 for the first time since December.

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