Tip-Off for 11/6/12 (featuring President Barack Obama): Big night for O.J. Mayo, Knicks and Spurs remain undefeated


Spurs forward Tim Duncan slips past Pacers center Roy Hibbert during last night’s game.

Gary Neal scored 17 points and Tim Duncan grabbed 11 rebounds as the San Antonio Spurs blew out the Indiana Pacers 101-79. The Spurs are now 4-0 to open the season.

Knicks 110 – Sixers 88 – Carmelo Anthony scored 21 points for the Knicks — who swept the home and home series. Jrue Holiday finished with 17 points and 8 assists for Philly.

Timberwolves  107 – Nets – The Wolves overcame a 21-point deficit to stun the home team. Nikola Pekovic led all scorers with 21 points. Brandon Roy had 7 assists for the Wolves. Joe Johnson led the Nets with 19 points and Deron Williams had 13 assists. The Wolves outscored the Nets 32-10 in the 4th quarter.

Heat 124 – Suns 99 – LeBron James had 23 points and 11 rebounds. Mario Chalmers led all players with 11 assists. Shannon Brown finished with 18 for the Suns.

Grizzlies 103 – Jazz 94 – Marc Gasol grabbed 8 rebounds to go with 22 points. Zach Randolph snatched 18 boards for Memphis. Gordon Hayward scored 19 points to lead the Jazz.

Mavs 114 – Blazers 91 – New Mavericks O.J. Mayo and Darren Collison were huge last night. Mayo finished with 32 points and Collison dished out 13 assists for the home team. LaMarcus Aldridge led the Blazers with 20.

Spurs 101 – Pacers 79 – Tony Parker led all players with 7 assists. George Hill had 15 points and 6 assists for the Pacers.

Kings 94 – Warriors 92 – DeMarcus Cousins led all scorers with 23 points and 15 rebounds. Klay Thompson led the host Warriors with 22 points and 7 rebounds.

Cavs 108 – Clippers 101 – Rookie Dion Waiters was 7-11 from beyond the arc and finished with 28 points. Anderson Varejao grabbed 15 boards and Kyrie Irving handed out 10 assists for the Cavs. Blake Griffin had 20 points for the Clippers.

The Lineup:

Color Coded: Michael Tillery writes why there are few similarities between RG3 and Cam Newton…besides being Black (The Shadow League).

J.R. Smith with another poster (Dime Magazine).

We all know what the word for today is (Barack Obama.com).

Sean Payton going to Dallas (Pro Football Talk).

RZA’s photo gallery (Vibe.com).

Top 50 American players in the EuroLeague (Chris Sheridan).

Will Damian Lillard challenge Anthony Davis for  rookie of the year (Portland Trailblazers).

Jay-Z is signing an athlete to Roc Nation (In Flex We Trust).

NBA issues two warnings for flopping (Dan Devine).

What NBA rookies made noise in their first week (Hoops World).

So the 50 Cent/Mayweather beef isn’t real. (In Flex We Trust).

Check out The Nickel (The Shadow League).


Lets’s do it again!

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