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While Calling Game Involving Sub-.500 Team, Jeff Van Gundy Says…

While Calling Game Involving Sub-.500 Team, Jeff Van Gundy Says Sub-.500 NBA Teams Shouldn't Be On TV

deadspin.com Updated Dec 8, 2012
Midway through last night's snoozer of a Lakers-Thunder matchup-one OKC walked away with to the tune of 114-108-ESPN analyst Jeff Van Gundy poked fun at competitor NBA TV's sub-par national broadcast lineup. He has a point; NBA TV's national games hav
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  • Cavs' Irving, Waiters may return vs. Lakers

    Cavs' Irving, Waiters may return vs. Lakers

    nba.com Dec 8, 2012
    Cavaliers coach Byron Scott is hopeful Kyrie Irving and Dion Waiters can play in Cleveland's next game against the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday, but said neither has been cleared by doctors to return.
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  • Russell Westbrook And Kevin Durant Take Turns Torching L.A.; An…

    Russell Westbrook And Kevin Durant Take Turns Torching L.A.; Andre Miller Is Mr. Clutch

    dimemag.com Dec 8, 2012
    Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant - when they’re both at their best as they were Friday night against the Lakers - don’t resemble so much a one-two punch combo as much as they do two flamethrowers. In the first half Westbrook’s 27 points and fi
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  • Westbrook, Thunder too much for Lakers

    Westbrook, Thunder too much for Lakers

    CNNSI.com ESPN.com Dec 8, 2012
    Thanks to hot-shooting Russell Westbrook, the Thunder handled the Lakers 114-108. Once again, Oklahoma City proved to be a matchup nightmare for Los Angeles, says Ben Golliver.
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  • Video - Frustration In Los Angeles 01:19

    Frustration In Los Angeles

    Dec 8
    Stephen A. Smith explains why he's not worried about the Lakers' slow start.