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Warriors hold off Thunder's late surge, move to 46-4

Golden State went up big, then overcame some second-half struggles to beat the Thunder despite 40 points from Kevin Durant.

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21mNick Friedell

There is no joy in Bullsland

The Chicago Bulls continue to show a lack of mental toughness in losing for the 11th time in the past 16 games.

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14hChad Ford and Kevin Pelton

Seven NBA rookie surprises, from Philly to OKC

When rookies exceed expectations, it gets our attention. Chad Ford and Kevin Pelton look at seven surprises from the rookie class, including one making a difference for a contender.

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McMenamin: Even for the King, loss stings

Avery Bradley's buzzer-beating 3-pointer left the Cavs at a loss. It's been awhile, seemingly, since a first-place team had so many question marks swirling around it, Dave McMenamin writes.

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2dGreg Rosenstein

LeBron drops to No. 9 in fantasy re-draft

LeBron James drops to No. 9 as ESPN.com's fantasy basketball experts re-draft players at the midpoint of the NBA season. Who else saw a major drop? And who rose up the charts?

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Isiah underrated among all-time greats?

Magic Johnson and other NBA legends said #NBArank had Isiah Thomas too low. Are they right? Kevin Pelton examines if the Hall of Fame point guard is really underrated or overrated.

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Andre Iguodala finds cracks in Thunder

And he knows that a good slam will fill it.

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Royce Young ESPN Staff Writer 

Kevin Durant on knowing that the Thunder will likely have to go through the Warriors eventually. "We're not ducking nobody."

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Ethan Sherwood Strauss ESPN Staff Writer 

Steph Curry trash talks Rick Reilly about the Super Bowl

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Ethan Sherwood Strauss ESPN Staff Writer 

Steph Curry, after saying the win is all that counts: "We can play better."

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Wilbon: Thunder needs more

Michael Wilbon believes tonight was a sign the Thunder need to involve more than Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook to defeat the elite after their loss in Golden State.

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Late run pushes Timberwolves past Bulls

The Timberwolves closed out the game on a 12-0 run, including six points from Andrew Wiggins, to race past the Bulls 112-105.

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LeBron James with a devastating dunk

The coast was clear and LeBron made the Pelicans pay the price.

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Royce Young @royceyoung

Durant on coming back from 20 down to tie it up in the fourth: "That's what we're supposed to do ... No moral victories in here."

Warriors postgame coverage on ESPN

Players from both squads are joining SC on the Road in Oakland after a compelling Warriors-Thunder game. Live on SportsCenter

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Mike Dunleavy discusses how he felt after his first game of the season. The 35 year-old, who sat out all year after off-season back surgery, scored 5 points in 14 minutes of play. "A little late to the party, but good to be back," Dunleavy said. "I felt quite honestly like I hadn't played in eight months, but got a little better rhythm in the second half. And just testing out my hops again with that dunk."

Baxter Holmes ESPN Staff Writer 

Lakers center Roy Hibbert and forward Julius Randle both sprained their left ankle against the Spurs. X-rays on both players were negative, the Lakers said. It's unclear if either player will be available to play Monday at Indianapolis.

Barnes: We wanted to make a statement

Harrison Barnes speaks about the importance of Golden State's victory over the Thunder.

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Highlight: 76ers hold off Nets for win

The 76ers picked up their eighth win of the season with a 103-98 victory over the Nets.

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Warriors pass test against Thunder

The Warriors scored 78 points in the first half, got a double-double from Steph Curry, and held off a late Thunder rally for a 116-108 win.

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There's a reason Rudy Gobert is open

The Jazz C is a baller in the paint. From 19 feet he's more of an airballer.

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Look at Curry's dab, everybody sayin' dab

Klay Thompson's game-clinching 3 got in there and he got Steph Curry dabbin'.

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Parsons propels Mavs past Grizzlies in OT

Chandler Parsons scored 26 points in the Mavericks' 114-110 overtime win over the Grizzlies.

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Steph Curry after the win

Steve Kerr said the Warriors finally got a close game and they needed experience. Curry knew better: "He was lying to us. He didn't like it. At all."

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Warriors survive Thunder rally

Oklahoma City came back from down double digits to tie the game late, but key plays by Stephen Curry sealed the 116-108 win. Golden State moves to 46-4 on the season. Box score

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Monta Ellis plays peek-a-boo with pass

Where's Jordan Hill? There he is!

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Royce Young @royceyoung

Thunder come up empty on three straight possessions, Warriors get a Curry layup and a Thompson 3. Back to six, 110-104, 1:40 left.

Thunder come all the way back

After trailing by as many as 19 points, Oklahoma City has come all the way back to tie the game 104-104 with just over 3 minutes in the game. Live on ESPN, WatchESPN

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