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(SportsNetwork.com) - There's no place like home - unless it's SacramentoIt seems like leaving Sacramento can do wonders for a players' career. Just ask Patrick Patterson and Marcus Thornton, who were both traded by the Kings this season and have flourished in their new home.Patterson was part of...

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Nuggets' Hickson tears ACL

Denver, CO (Sports Network) - Tests on J.J. Hickson's knee revealed a torn right anterior cruciate ligament, forcing the Denver Nuggets forward to miss the remainder of the season.Hickson, who signed a three-year pact with Denver worth just north of $15 million last offseason, suffered the injury...