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Deadline Dilemmas: Can the current Clippers win a title? Should the …Can the current Clippers win a title? Should the Jazz alleviate their frontcourt jam? Will Atlanta deal Josh Smith? Ben Golliver answers the trade deadline's most pressing questions.Upvote Share TweetNEW YORK (AP) -- San Francisco catcher Buster Posey received the steepest increase among players in salary arbitration this year.Upvote Share Tweet
Phil Jackson, in a revealing interview, laments the way Los Angeles has ‘eliminated [Dwight Howard's] assets’yahoo.com Feb 19, 2013For someone who only recently decided to buy the NBA’s League Pass package (it’s weird to think that your routinely broke author had League Pass 13 years before Phil Jackson did), former Los Angeles Lakers coach Phil Jackson seems awfully tuned in toUpvote Share Tweet
The 3 Things Portland Needs To Do To Make The NBA Playoffsdimemag.com Feb 19, 2013Portland was one of the season’s earliest surprises by knocking off the Lakers in the first game of the season, back when Portland was expected to do little and Los Angeles was projected to be a beast. Those polarizing projections led to a reality thatâUpvote Share Tweet
Reimold looks to shed 'injury-prone' labelMLB.com Feb 19, 2013He had hit long home runs, the kind that you hear off the bat before rocketing undoubtedly onto the other side of outfield walls, but this wasn't one of them. Nolan Reimold wasn't sure where the 1-1, 90-mph sinker he got a hold of from Angels righty Jer…Upvote Share Tweet
Message to players: Ripping fans rarely pays offMLB.com Feb 19, 2013Nobody ever told Los Angeles Angels outfielder Josh Hamilton one of the cardinal rules of sports, or maybe he just forgot.Upvote Share TweetPhil Jackson hasn't said much publicly since he was passed over for the Lakers' coaching job in favor of Mike D'Antoni. And he did not use a 60-minute conversation over breakfast last week to launch fusillades against the Lakers. But he did have some co…Upvote Share Tweet
The Lakers Lose A Legend; Josh Smith’s All Dressed Up With Nowhere To Godimemag.com Feb 19, 2013The big news of Monday, the one day in the middle of the season where anyone can catch their breath, was that possibly the NBA’s best owner of all time passed away. It’s not often we eulogize an owner but Jerry Buss had a record that would make anyoneUpvote Share Tweet
LA Daily DownloadFeb 19Michele Steele wraps up the day in L.A. sports, including the death of Lakers owner Jerry Buss and the Ducks' win over Columbus.
Will Lakers Trade Howard?Feb 19Chris Broussard, Tom Penn and Flip Saunders discuss whether the Lakers will trade Dwight Howard.
Peter King: Free agency this year loaded with talent, not big spenders; ma…Feb 19Although there are four teams with more than $30 million in cap room with the dawn of free agency two weeks away, I expect this to be a stingy season for one of the best free agent classes ever.
NBA Coast to Coast: Second-half storylines to watch in EastFeb 19Here's a look at some of the top second-half storylines to watch in the East.