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nba.com Updated Jan 2, 2013The Miami Heat's LeBron James and the Los Angeles Clippers' Chris Paul today were named the Kia NBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Month, respectively, for games played in December.Upvote Share Tweet
Hawks' Drew, Clippers' Del Negro named Coaches of the Monthnba.com Updated Jan 2, 2013NEW YORK -- The Atlanta Hawks' Larry Drew and the Los Angeles Clippers' Vinny Del Negro today were named the NBA Eastern and Western Conference Coaches of the Month, respectively, for games played in December.Upvote Share Tweet
Jamal Crawford, Matt Barnes Are Part Of The Biggest Reason The Clippers Are Real ContendersThere were times during the Los Angeles Clippers incredible final month of 2012 when both Blake Griffin and Chris Paul struggled to find the bottom of the bucket. When you checked the box score, both of their superstars appeared to struggle and barely m…Upvote Share TweetThe Los Angeles Lakers' one-step-forward, two-steps-back season returned to reverse on Tuesday night, as Mike D'Antoni's squad followed Friday night's comfortable 2012-ending win over the Portland Trail Blazers by opening 2013 with a sluggish 103-99 los…Upvote Share Tweet
Why Are The Lakers So Flat? Kobe: "Because We're Old As Shit."deadspin.com Updated Jan 2, 2013Older teams have run the same strategy for years to deal with the NBA's 82-game grind: go through the motions in the regular season, make sure you're healthy and rested for the spring. But these Lakers, built to win in the postseason, wouldn't even be i…Upvote Share Tweet
Retooled rotation now Angels' biggest uncertaintyMLB.com Updated Jan 2, 2013Heading into 2012, starting pitching was perceived to be the Angels' greatest strength. Now, it's the main concern for a club with championship aspirations.Upvote Share Tweet
Donald Sterling's Son, Who Got Away With Shooting His Childhood Friend In 1999, Found Dead Of Apparent Drug OverdoseScott Sterling, the 31-year-old son of Los Angeles Clippers owner-and gross weirdo slumlord-Donald Sterling, was found dead of an apparent drug overdose Tuesday night at a home in Malibu, Calif. More »Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Updated Jan 2, 2013With 1.3 seconds left in the third quarter of Tuesday night's year-opening tilt between the Denver Nuggets and Los Angeles Clippers, Denver point guard Andre Miller prepared to inbound the ball with a chance for one final shot. So, understandably, he lo…Upvote Share TweetEvery so often, the teacher becomes the student, and last night in Madison Square Garden, the return of Amar’e Stoudemire was overshadowed by Damian Lillard one-upping the ultimate clutch player, Carmelo Anthony, in winning time. If the NBA ever gets itUpvote Share Tweet
Holiday, Turner help Sixers fend off LakersESPN.com Updated Jan 2, 2013Jrue Holiday had 26 points and 10 assists, Evan Turner added 22 points and 13 rebounds, and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Los Angeles Lakers 103-99 on Tuesday night.Upvote Share Tweet
Pau Gasol Launches A Football Pass to Kobe BryantPau Gasol launches a football pass to Kobe Bryant who scores easily at the other end of the floor in tonight’s matchup between the Los Angeles Lakers and Philadelphia 76ers.Upvote Share TweetKobe Bryant drives the baseline and cashes in a reverse layup in tonight’s matchup between the Los Angeles Lakers and Philadelphia 76ers.Upvote Share Tweet
How Much Of Problem With Lakers Is Kobe?Jan 2Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith discuss the Lakers' struggles this season.
Are The Lakers Too Old?Jan 2Kurt Rambis discusses Kobe Bryant's comments about what's wrong with the Lakers.
Warriors Hand Clippers Their Second Straight LossJan 2Warriors capture their fourth straight win, downing the Clippers 115-94.
Ray Lewis retires -- Ravens linebacker among five best defensive players e…Jan 2Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis won't be easily replaced by Baltimore or the NFL at large.