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Best Sports Pix of the Week
From buzzer beaters on the basketball court to holiday cheer on the gridiron, here are some of the best sports pictures from the last week. 

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PHOENIX, AZ - DECEMBER 26: J.R. Smith #8 of the New York Knicks stands on the court during player introductions for the Phoenix Suns before the NBA game at US Airways Center on December 26, 2012 in Phoenix, Arizona. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
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MIAMI GARDENS, FL - DECEMBER 23: Dimitri Patterson #32 of the Miami Dolphins shows a reflection of his teammates in the shield on his helmet prior to the game against the Buffalo Bills on December 23, 2012 at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida. The Dolphins defeated the Bills 24-10. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)
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LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 23: Peter Wright of England nicknamed Snake Bite in action during his second round match against Michael van Gerwen of the Netherlands on day Ten of the Ladbrokes.com World Darts Championship at Alexandra Palace on December 23, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Charlie Crowhurst/Getty Images)
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LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 25: The Clipper Spirit dancers perfor during the NBA game at Staples Center on December 25, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. The Clippers defeated the Nuggets 112-100. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)
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Miami Heat's LeBron James (6) warms up as referee Zach Zarba stands by before an NBA basketball game against the Charlotte Bobcats in Charlotte, N.C., Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
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VAL THORENS, FRANCE - DECEMBER 19: (FRANCE OUT) Armin Niederer of Switzerland takes 1st place competes during the FIS Freestyle Ski World Cup Men's and Women's Ski Cross on December 19, 2012 in Val Thorens, France. (Photo by Christophe Pallot/Agence Zoom/Getty Images)
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FILE - In this Sept. 25, 2012 file photo, a nearly empty hockey stick rack in the locker room of the Buffalo Sabres hockey team is shown during the NHL labor lockout in Buffalo, N.Y. The NHL lockout that's already wiped out the first three months of the season is taking its toll on Buffalo businesses. And it's no different in many of the NHL's 29 other markets. (AP Photo/David Duprey, File)
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GREEN BAY, WI - DECEMBER 23: Green Bay Packer fans cheer against theTennessee Titans at Lambeau Field on December 23, 2012 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo by Tom Lynn /Getty Images)
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Atlanta Hawks small forward Josh Smith (5) celebrates with fans as he leaves the court after an NBA basketball game against the Detroit Pistons, Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012, in Atlanta,. Atlanta won 126-119 in double overtime. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
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FOLKESTONE, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 18: Runners pull up after finishing during the last meeting to be held after 114 years of racing at Folkestone racecourse on December 18, 2012 in Folkestone, England. (Photo by Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images)
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SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 21: Mark Bridge of the Wanderers celebrates his third goal as Cameron Watson of Adelaide reacts during the round 12 A-League match between the Western Sydney Wanderers and Adelaide United at Parramatta Stadium on December 21, 2012 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)
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PHOENIX, AZ - DECEMBER 26: J.R. Smith #8 of the New York Knicks puts up a shot over Goran Dragic #1 of the Phoenix Suns during the NBA game at US Airways Center on December 26, 2012 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Knicks defeated the Suns 99-97. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
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Ben Meseroll, 16, right, prepares to put his surfboard into a van after he and his brother, Cheyne Meseroll, 19, wore Santa Claus hats during a Christmas day surfing outing, Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012 in Spring Lake, N.J. The New Jersey Shore continues to bounce back following Superstorm Sandy, which left many beachfront properties out of commission. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

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Charlotte Bobcats' Hakim Warrick (21) covers the face of Miami Heat's LeBron James (6) after a shot during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C., Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012. Miami won 105-92. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
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LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 20: Darren Webster of England warms up on day seven of the 2013 Ladbrokes.com World Darts Championship at Alexandra Palace on December 20, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)
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WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND - DECEMBER 22: Dani Sanchez of the Phoenix controls the ball under pressure from Daniel McBreen of the Mariners during the round 12 A-League match between the Wellington Phoenix and the Central Coast Mariners at Westpac Stadium on December 22, 2012 in Wellington, New Zealand. (Photo by Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images)
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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 22: Jockey Ryan Maloney riding Beltrois crashes to ground after winning the Red Tempo Handicap during Flemington races at Flemington Racecourse on December 22, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)
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NORTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 22: Jamie Elliott(R) of Northampton is challenged by Harlequins fullback, Mike Brown during the Aviva Premiership match between Northampton Saints and Harlequins at Franklin's Gardens on December 22, 2012 in Northampton, England. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)
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NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 21: Joakim Noah #13 of the Chicago Bulls lands on a TV camerman during the second quarter against the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden on December 21, 2012 in New York City. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
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SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 20: Johan Botha of the Thunder fields at the stumps in an attempt to run out Chris Gayle of the Strikers during the Big Bash League match between the Sydney Thunder and the Adelaide Strikers at ANZ Stadium on December 20, 2012 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Matt King/Getty Images)
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DENVER, CO - DECEMBER 23: A member of the Denver Broncos cheerleaders performs during a break in the action against the Cleveland Browns at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on December 23, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. The Broncos defeated the Browns 34-12. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
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CHARLOTTE, NC - DECEMBER 23: A player for the Carolina Panthers is introduced before their game against the Oakland Raiders at Bank of America Stadium on December 23, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
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HEERENVEEN, NETHERLANDS - DECEMBER 22: Goalkeeper, Kristoffer Nordfeldt of Heerenveen walks in the smoke from the fireworks prior to the Eredivisie match between SC Heerenveen and Vitesse Arnhem at Abe Lenstra Stadion on December 22, 2012 in Heerenveen, Netherlands. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)
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PHILADELPHIA, PA - DECEMBER 23: The Philadelphia Eagles take the field for a game against the Washington Redskins at Lincoln Financial Field on December 23, 2012 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)
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DENVER, CO - DECEMBER 23: A Denver Broncos cheerleader performs during a break in the action during a game against the Cleveland Browns at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on December 23, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. The Broncos defeated the Browns 34-12. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)
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DENVER, CO - DECEMBER 23: Running back Trent Richardson #33 of the Cleveland Browns as he warms up before a game against the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on December 23, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. The Broncos defeated the Browns 34-12. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)
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ARE, SWEDEN - DECEMBER 20: (FRANCE OUT) Mikaela Shiffrin of the USA competes during the Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup Women's Slalom on December 20, 2012 in Are, Sweden. (Photo by Alain Grosclaude/Agence Zoom/Getty Images)
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GREEN BAY, WI - DECEMBER 23: Green Bay Packer cheerleader runs out with a flag to celebrate a Packer touchdown against theTennessee Titans at Lambeau Field on December 23, 2012 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo by Tom Lynn /Getty Images)
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MIAMI GARDENS, FL - DECEMBER 23: The Miami Dolphins perform during a time out against the Buffalo Bills on December 23, 2012 at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida. The Dolphins defeated the Bills 24-10. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)
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DENVER, CO - DECEMBER 26: Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers reacts against the Denver Nuggets at Pepsi Center on December 26, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. The Nuggets defeated the Lakers 126-114. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
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FILE - In this Dec. 9, 2012, file photo, Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Jason Avant (81) makes a catch during the second quarter of an NFL football game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Tampa, Fla. Avant has managed to take a childhood path that was riddled with gangs, drugs and violence and turn it into becoming one of the most well-respected players in the NFL. (AP Photo/Brian Blanco, File)
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Charlotte Bobcats' Gerald Henderson (9) loses his balance out of bounds after being fouled while driving between Miami Heat's Chris Bosh (1) and Udonis Haslem (40) during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C., Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012. Miami won 105-92. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
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Canada captain Ryan Nugent-Hopkins (9) score past Germany goalie Elamr Trautmann (30) as Germany teammates Oliver Mebus (2) and Maximilian Faber (6) look on during the first period of an IIHF World Junior Championships hockey game in Ufa, Russia on Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Nathan Denette)

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HOBART, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 17: (Editor's Note: This image has been converted to black and white) Shaminda Eranga of Sri Lanka prepares to bowl during day four of the First Test match between Australia and Sri Lanka at Blundstone Arena on December 17, 2012 in Hobart, Australia. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)
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ARE, SWEDEN - DECEMBER 19: (FRANCE OUT) Tina Maze of Slovenia competes during the Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup Women's Giant Slalom on December 19, 2012 in Are, Sweden. (Photo by Alain Grosclaude/Agence Zoom/Getty Images)
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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 22: Tom Cooper of the Renegades misses a shot off the bowling of Ben Cutting of the Heat during the Big Bash League match between the Melbourne Renegades and the Brisbane Heat at Etihad Stadium on December 22, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Michael Dodge/Getty Images)
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MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 22: Gareth Barry of Manchester City scores a header past Adam Federici of Reading during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Reading at Etihad Stadium on December 22, 2012 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
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DENVER, CO - DECEMBER 26: Dwight Howard #12 of the Los Angeles Lakers looses control of the ball against the defense of Kosta Koufos #41 of the Denver Nuggets at Pepsi Center on December 26, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
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BALTIMORE, MD - DECEMBER 23: Wide receiver Rueben Randle #82 of the New York Giants catches a pass in front of cornerback Cary Williams #29 of the Baltimore Ravens at M&T Bank Stadium on December 23, 2012 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
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LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 25: Metta World Peace #15 of the Los Angeles Lakers looks to pass the ball during the NBA game against the New York Knicks at Staples Center on December 25, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. The Lakers defeated the Knicks 100-94. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)
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LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 25: The Laker Girls dance squad perform during a break in the NBA game between the New York Knicks and the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center on December 25, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. The Lakers defeated the Knicks 100-94. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)
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SEATTLE, WA - DECEMBER 23: Members of the Seattle Seagals perform prior to the game against the San Francisco 49ers at CenturyLink Field on December 23, 2012 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
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Best Sports Pix of the Week

From buzzer beaters on the basketball court to holiday cheer on the gridiron, here are some of the best sports pictures from the last week. 

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