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Share TweetBrooklyn Nets small forward Gerald Wallace will not play Wednesday against the Golden State Warriors.Source: ESPN.com
Create-a-Caption: Andray Blatche has a nose for the basketball on defenseUpdated Nov 21, 2012 Share TweetJust one problem: It's Dwight Howard's. Does deploying Grandpa-style trickery and illusions represent a viable defensive strategy for dealing with a rampaging opposing center in 2012? Brooklyn Nets coach Avery Johnson thinks there's only one way to find…
Dwight Howard airballs free throw, but Nets go away from ‘Hack-a-Howard’ late in Lakers win (VIDEO)Updated Nov 21, 2012 Share TweetIt's not exactly breaking news that Los Angeles Lakers big man Dwight Howard doesn't have the smoothest, most successful stroke from the foul line; through his first seven NBA seasons, the All-NBA center shot a touch below 60 percent from the stripe. Ov…
Metta World Peace rubs Avery Johnson’s head after nailing a 3 during Lakers win over Nets (VIDEO)Updated Nov 21, 2012 Share TweetOn Tuesday, Metta World Peace described for reporters (including Janis Carr of the Orange County Register) his role definition in the Los Angeles Lakers' system under new head coach Mike D'Antoni: "The coach said, 'Go do you.' I said, 'OK, no probl…Share TweetMike D'Antoni relied heavily on his stars to pull off a 95-90 win over the Nets in his Lakers debut. But plenty of work lies ahead, writes Ben Golliver, starting with a sputtering offense.
Kobe Helps Usher In A New Era; A College Player Scores 138 Points In One GameUpdated Nov 21, 2012 Share TweetWith Mike D’Antoni literally sitting in Phil Jackson‘s old seat (and even walking like him) along the Staples Center sideline, the new Lakers era didn’t exactly start according to plan. They couldn’t make free throws (19-for-37). They couldn’t mSource: dimemag.com
Nets' Evans First Player Fined For FloppingNov 21Mike Mazzeo of ESPNNewYork.com on Nets F Reggie Evans becoming the first player fined by the NBA under the league's new ani-flopping rules.
Warriors Rally To Top NetsNov 21Stephen Curry lifts Warriors past Nets.
Ian Thomsen: Tough decisions await Jazz with their talented quartet of big…Nov 21The Jazz have a unique way of turning problems into strengths. They're supposed to be a small-market team unlikely to recruit free agents, and yet they've gone 39 years with just two -- two! -- losing seasons. With this tradition in mind, the Jazz face …
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