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NBA Sunday: Kobe-less Lakers defeat Spurs, Bulls drop season series to Heat

As they continue working to secure the No. 8 spot in the West, the Kobe-less Lakers welcomed the Spurs to Los Angeles on Sunday night. In the East, meanwhile, the Bulls were unable to pick up win No. 3 against the Heat in the season series.

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Lakers edge Spurs, Knicks clinch No. 2 seed

The Lakers moved closer to securing a playoff berth with a key victory over the Spurs. Out in New York, the Knicks clinched the No. 2 seed in the Eastern Conference with a win over the Pacers.

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Lakers pull out huge win over Spurs

The Lakers held on to beat the Spurs on Sunday night, moving one step closer to a spot in the postseason. Dwight Howard had 26 points and 17 rebounds in the first game since Kobe Bryant went down with a torn Achilles.

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Cousins picks up 16th T, faces suspension

The Sacramento Kings big man picked up his 16th technical on Sunday for pushing Greg Smith, and in turn faces a one-game suspension pending league review.

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Dirk shaves beard immediately after Dallas win

The Dallas Mavericks made a pact to not shave until they reached a .500 record. The Mavs won on Sunday night and are now 40-40. Dirk Nowitzki shaved his beard immediately.

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Nowitzki reaches 25,000 point milestone

Dirk Nowitzki reached another scoring milestone, reaching 25,000 points scored in his career.

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Knicks lock up second seed, final score 90-80

The Knicks wrapped up the second seed in the Eastern Conference in a convincing win over the Indiana Pacers.

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It's Dwight Howard's turn

Can the Lakers win without Kobe?

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Heat defeat Bulls, win 6th straight

The Heat rolled to their sixth straight victory as they defeated the Bulls Sunday afternoon on ABC.

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Nate Robinson, do a barrel roll!

Nate Robinson channels his inner Star Fox.

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Knicks try to wrap up No. 2 seed

The Knicks have a chance to clinch second place in the Eastern Conference with a win Sunday.

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Bulls, Heat both trying to get healthy

The Bulls are trying to strengthen their playoff position and attempting to beat the Heat again.

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Kobe-less Lakers take on Spurs

Playoff seeding is on the line as the Lakers are playing to get in to the NBA's second season while the Spurs are still chasing the West's No. 1 seed.

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