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  1. To serve and rim protect

    Chris Forsberg

    "Rim protector" seems like a fairly recent entry into the NBA lexicon, though it's certainly made up for lost time, particularly in these parts. Brian Spurlock/USA TODAY SportsIndiana's Noah Vonleh tries to swat a shot during the Big Ten tourname...

    Blog | June 10, 2014
  2. Davis leads Pelicans past Nuggets, 111-107 in OT

    Davis leads Pelicans past Nuggets, 111-107 in OT

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | March 09, 2014
  3. LeBron James swaps out mask as Heat swat away Magic

    LeBron James' switch to a clear mask didn't hinder his shooting eye, and he had 20 points Saturday to help the Miami Heat earn their seventh consecutive victory by beating the Orlando Magic 112-98.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | March 01, 2014
  4. John Wall, Nene help Wizards knock off Nets

    John Wall scored 21 points and made two big defensive plays against Deron Williams down the stretch to lead the Washington Wizards to a 113-107 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | December 18, 2013
  5. Inside Dwyane Wade's all-time blocks mark

    Tom Haberstroh

    MIAMI -- After swatting Kemba Walker's jumper at the end of the first half, Dwyane Wade became the all-time leader in blocks for players 6-foot-4 or shorter, passing Dennis Johnson, who tallied 674 swats in his 14-year career. The NBA first began rec...

    Blog | December 02, 2013
  6. It's a block party

    Chris Forsberg

    The Houston Rockets registered 10 blocks during Tuesday's dismantling of the Boston Celtics, including a whopping seven swats in a dominant first quarter. With that in mind, here's a look at the Celtics players having their shot blocked most often th...

    Blog | November 20, 2013
  7. For Boston Celtics, is Fab Melo worth waiting for?

    Chris Forsberg

    For the rebuilding Celtics, is Fab Melo worth waiting for?

    Story | Conversation | July 11, 2013
  8. Daily Dime

    Brian Windhorst

    LeBron James' forceful block of Tiago Splitter could represent a change in momentum for the playoffs

    Story | Conversation | June 09, 2013
  9. Rapid Reaction: Raptors 114, Celtics 90

    Chris Forsberg

    AP Photo/Frank GunnBrandon Bass swats a shot during Wednesday's regular-season finale in Toronto.Rapid reaction after the Toronto Raptors defeated the Boston Celtics 114-90 in the regular-season finale on Wednesday night at the Air Canada Centre: ...

    Blog | April 17, 2013
  10. Trail Blazers avoid late collapse against Timberwolves

    LaMarcus Aldridge had 25 points and 13 rebounds to help the Portland Trail Blazers avoid a late collapse and hang on to beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 100-98 on Monday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | February 04, 2013
  11. 'NBA 2K13' utilizes Wii U controller, screen

    Jon Robinson

    Joakim Noah flies in from behind to swat a layup, and then bolts the other way for the fast break. Derrick Rose grabs the rock, dribbles between his legs, then rewards his big man for running the floor with a sick behind-the-back pass that leads to a...

    Blog | November 13, 2012
  12. Small lineup primed for bigger challenges

    Tom Haberstroh

    Steve Mitchell-US PRESSWIRE Heat guard Dwyane Wade added another big man to his list of swat victims this season. MIAMI -- After routing the star-studded Brooklyn Nets by 30 points and limiting 7-footer Brook Lopez to just eight points, the Miami H...

    Blog | November 08, 2012
  13. Stiemsma's defensive turnaround

    Chris Forsberg

    Jim O'Connor/US PresswireGreg Stiemsma looks to swat Deron Williams in New Jersey.One thing we couldn't cram into our offday story on Greg Stiemsma is just how incredible his defensive turnaround has been. Consider this... In late January, 16 game...

    Blog | April 17, 2012
  14. O'Neal swats away rumors with Tweet?

    Celtics center Jermaine O'Neal took to Twitter early Friday morning to seemingly refute rumors that emerged Thursday suggesting that he was seeking a buyout from Boston (with the goal of signing back in Miami). It was his first Tweet since Sept. 7 fr...

    Blog | March 16, 2012
  15. NBA -- Pau Gasol swats away more than a final game-winning attemp...

    J.A. Adande

    BOSTON -- Even when Pau Gasol takes more shots than normal, plays more aggressively than normal and stays engaged in the action until the very last second to preserve a Los Angeles Lakers overtime victory over the Boston Celtics, he still won't come ...

    Story | Conversation | February 10, 2012
  16. Pau Gasol, Lakers hang on, top Celtics in overtime

    Pau Gasol blocked Ray Allen's putback attempt at the buzzer in overtime and the Los Angeles Lakers held on to beat the Boston Celtics 88-87 on Thursday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | February 09, 2012