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NBA schedule: Lakers take key win against Hornets; Jazz fall to Thunder

The Lakers beat the Hornets on Tuesday, moving into eighth place in the Western Conference following a Jazz loss. Earlier in the East, the Heat tied a franchise wins record at 61.

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Lakers back in No. 8 spot, Melo goes off again

Kobe Bryant's big fourth quarter propelled the Lakers back into the No. 8 seed in the Western Conference. On the other side of the country, Carmelo Anthony led the Knicks to their 13th straight win and first division title in 19 years.

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MWP is back because of Right Said Fred

Apparently when surgeons repaired Metta World Peace's meniscus they left the early '90s in there.

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Lakers take over West's final playoff spot

The Lakers are in. For now.

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Kevin Durant is dancing, yo

The Oklahoma City Thunder cruised past the Utah Jazz tonight. Kevin Durant makes basketball look easy. He doesn't necessarily make dancing look easy. Check out these celebratory dance moves.

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Jazz fall out of West's No. 8 spot

Utah's out of the top eight in the Western Conference for now.

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Valanciunas leaves on stretcher

He was apparently injured on the final play of the game.

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Jermaine O'Neal goaltending fail

The Houston Rockets escaped with an improbable win against the Phoenix Suns. James Harden missed the buzzer-beater three, but a wild finish gave Houston a ridiculous win. You have to see this.

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Knicks are finally division champs again

The scars continue to heal after a tumultuous decade in the 2000s.

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Heat tie franchise wins record

LeBron James is good at basketball and does fun things.

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Westbrook destroys the rim

Russell Westbrook really dislikes the rim. Look how angry he is at the rim. He just attacks the rim and THROWS IT DOWN.

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Why does Amir Johnson have a camera?

An unlucky cameraman seems to have lost his camera. Luckily, Amir Johnson was there to pick it up for them. But first, Amir has to have some fun first.

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LeBron throws alley-oop to himself

This is so very LeBron. He's apparently quite bored with basketball's current level of difficulty, so he brings it up a notch. Check out this sick dunk.

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Speights slaps Stephenson in the face

Marreese Speights isn't a bad guy. He probably didn't mean to hit Stephenson in the face. But he did. And it's pretty funny.

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NBA magic numbers to clinch

All eyes are on the race for the No. 8 seed out West, but there are several other issues that still need to be resolved with a week left in the regular season.

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Thunder vs. Jazz: Utah trying to secure No. 8

With the Jazz only half of a game ahead of the Lakers, their home game against Oklahoma City on Tuesday has huge playoff implications.

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Jazz, Lakers, face Thunder, Hornets Tuesday

There are a lot of playoff implications in Tuesday night's action, but probably the most intriguing comes in the race for the Western Conference's eighth spot, with both the Jazz and Lakers in action.

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