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  1. Mike Conley, Grizzlies tip Kings as game ends on 'awful call'

    Mike Conley had 25 points and six assists, then grabbed possession of a jump ball in the final two seconds to help the Memphis Grizzlies secure a 91-90 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Friday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | January 17, 2014
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  3. LeBron James stays hot, sparks Heat's rout of Clippers

    LeBron James scored 30 points in another efficient performance, Dwyane Wade scored 20 and the Miami Heat dominated the middle two quarters on the way to an easy 111-89 win over the Los Angeles Clippers on Friday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | February 08, 2013
  4. Breakdown: C's left tied up by Bulls

    Chris Forsberg

    ESPN Broadcast ScreenshotPaul Pierce gets tied up for a critical late-game jump ball.BOSTON -- The Boston Celtics were left kicking themselves after Friday's overtime loss to the Chicago Bulls. Yes, the visitors stepped up and made big shots at criti...

    Blog | January 18, 2013
  5. Battier credits Hubie with key play

    John Hollinger

    MIAMI - One of the key plays in Tuesday's Game 4 win by Miami came on a jump ball with 17 seconds left, when the Heat's Shane Battier anticipated a tip would head toward the Heat basket, worked around an Oklahoma City player to get in position, leape...

    Blog | June 20, 2012
  6. 3-on-3 preview: Heat-Pacers, Game 3, 7 ET

    Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images As we approach Game 3 between Miami and Indiana, is this series a jump-ball at this point? In another installment of the Heat Index's 3-on-3 series, our writers give their takes on the storylines before the Heat visit the ...

    Blog | May 17, 2012
  7. NBA playoffs -- MVP Rankings

    David Thorpe

    Who have been the best performers in the playoffs so far? We're keeping track.

    Story | Conversation | May 04, 2012
  8. Shane Battier's biggest pet peeve

    Tom Haberstroh

    Bill Baptist /NBAE/Getty Images Ten years ago, this jump-ball was probably not credited as a block for Shane Battier. But it is now. Ever since "Moneyball" author Michael Lewis wrote a New York Times feature in Feb. 2009 on Shane Battier called "Th...

    Blog | January 05, 2012
  9. Clips end 2-game skid, send Blazers to first loss

    Blake Griffin had his second straight double-double, Caron Butler scored 19 points and the Clippers opened the new year with a 93-88 victory over the Trail Blazers on Sunday night to snap a two-game skid.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | January 01, 2012
  10. Page 2 Power Rankings -- Time for Hoops Edition

    Greg Hardy

    The crazy travel plans for the NBA top Page 2's Power Rankings.

    Story | Conversation | November 28, 2011
  11. Hawks get even with Bulls off big nights from Josh Smith, Jeff Te...

    Josh Smith had 23 points, 16 rebounds and eight assists, and Jeff Teague came up with another big game to lead the Atlanta Hawks past the Chicago Bulls 100-88 Sunday night, evening the Eastern Conference semifinals at two games apiece.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | May 08, 2011
  12. Mavericks run win streak to nine while extending Cavs' losing way...

    Over one season or two, no team in NBA history has lost as many games in a row as these Cleveland Cavaliers.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | February 07, 2011
  13. ESPN The Magazine's Rules Issue: Six rule tweaks that transformed...

    Charles Curtis and Eddie Matz

    For examples of change we can believe in, look no further than these forward-looking tenets of sports.

    Story | Conversation | December 15, 2010
  14. Tie goes to ... the C's

    Chris Forsberg

    NBAE/Getty Images Little-used NBA tie-breaker No. 259: A jump ball between both teams.The road to the third seed in the Eastern Conference just got a little easier for the Boston Celtics. Recently, we've been noting that the Celtics must finish wi...

    Blog | March 24, 2010
  15. Haywood day-to-day; Wafer walks

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- Center Brendan Haywood experienced stiffness in his lower back Friday morning and then tweaked it on the game's opening jump ball. He left for good after playing just seven minutes in the first quarter. Mavs coach Rick Carlisle said Haywood...

    Blog | March 05, 2010
  16. Chris Paul's Crafty Jump Ball

    Henry Abbott

    Chris Paul is so good. You don't need me to tell you that. By the measure of adjusted +/- he is essentially without equal. And behind Paul, on the night he set a remarkable steals record, the Hornets came back to get one of the most meaningful wins o...

    Blog | December 18, 2008
  17. The Salvatore Side of the Story: A 2006 Jump Ball the Suns Hate

    Henry Abbott

    This is the third installment in a series based on a recent interview with NBA referee Bennett Salvatore. Go back to the first and second posts for more on Salvatore. In the 2006 playoffs, Game 4 of the first round series between the Lakers and the S...

    Blog | November 15, 2007