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Griffin, Paul propel Clippers over struggling Suns
Share TweetDespite reaching a contract agreement with Zack Greinke on Saturday, the Dodgers still want to sign Korean left-hander Ryu Hyun-jin, according to a baseball source.Source: MLB.comShare TweetDodgers president Stan Kasten is proud of his vision of Dodger Stadium and how the new management team is spending millions to improve it from top to bottom and make it the best place on earth to watch a baseball game. Still, it all begins here, with ta…
Cavs' Irving, Waiters may return vs. LakersUpdated Dec 8, 2012 Share TweetCavaliers 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.Source: nba.comShare TweetPHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A person familiar with the trade says the Philadelphia Phillies have acquired seven-time All-Star infielder Michael Young from the Texas Rangers for two relief pitchers.Source: CNNSI.com
While Calling Game Involving Sub-.500 Team, Jeff Van Gundy Says Sub-.500 NBA Teams Shouldn't Be On TVUpdated Dec 8, 2012 Share TweetMidway 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 havSource: deadspin.com
Russell Westbrook And Kevin Durant Take Turns Torching L.A.; Andre Miller Is Mr. ClutchUpdated Dec 8, 2012 Share TweetRussell 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 fiSource: dimemag.comShare TweetThanks 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.
Sources: Dodgers Closing In On GreinkeDec 8Jayson Stark on the Dodgers close to signing Zack Greinke.
Clippers Win 5th StraightDec 8Blake Griffin scored 24 points and recorded eight rebounds to lead the Clippers over the Suns 117-99.
Frustration In Los AngelesDec 8Stephen A. Smith explains why he's not worried about the Lakers' slow start.