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D'Antoni says Gasol will reclaim starting job

D'Antoni says Gasol will reclaim starting job

ESPN.com deadspin.com Updated Jan 15, 2013
Lakers coach Mike D'Antoni said that Pau Gasol will assume Earl Clark's spot in the starting lineup as soon as he returns from the concussion that has sidelined the star forward for the last five games.
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  • Crawford leads Paul-less Clippers past Rockets

    Crawford leads Paul-less Clippers past Rockets

    ESPN.com Jan 15, 2013
    Jamal Crawford scored a season-high 30 points, including 12 straight to start the fourth quarter, and the Los Angeles Clippers looked just fine without Chris Paul in a 117-109 win over the struggling Houston Rockets on Tuesday night.
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  • DeAndre Jordan Denies Patrick Patterson

    DeAndre Jordan Denies Patrick Patterson

    dimemag.com Jan 15, 2013
    DeAndre Jordan hustles across the baseline and comes up with a huge block on Patrick Patterson’s shot attempt in tonight’s matchup between the Los Angeles Clippers and Houston Rockets.The post DeAndre Jordan Denies Patrick Patterson appeared first on
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  • Eric Bledsoe Lobs It To DeAndre Jordan

    Eric Bledsoe Lobs It To DeAndre Jordan

    dimemag.com Jan 15, 2013
    Eric Bledsoe picks off a pass and lobs the rock to DeAndre Jordan who throws down the alley-oop in tonight’s matchup between the Los Angeles Clippers and Houston Rockets.The post Eric Bledsoe Lobs It To DeAndre Jordan appeared first on Dime Magazine (di
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  • Angels, reliever Williams agree to $2 million deal

    Angels, reliever Williams agree to $2 million deal

    MLB.com Jan 15, 2013
    The Angels and pitcher Jerome Williams agreed Tuesday on a one-year, $2 million contract that avoids arbitration for the 31-year-old right-hander, a source told MLB.com.
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  • Ellis, Belisario file for arbitration as Super Twos

    Ellis, Belisario file for arbitration as Super Twos

    MLB.com Jan 15, 2013
    Starting catcher A.J. Ellis and reliever Ronald Belisario are the two Dodgers that filed for salary arbitration on Tuesday, both earning the right as "Super Twos."
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  • Capuano welcomes competition in rotation

    Capuano welcomes competition in rotation

    MLB.com Jan 15, 2013
    In 2012, Chris Capuano had a career-best 3.72 ERA. His 198 1/3 innings pitched, second most on the Dodgers' staff, were his highest total since 2006. He also ranked second on the club with 12 wins and 162 strikeouts. Oh, and he probably lost his job for…
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  • Kevin Durant Unleashes The Monster In The Desert; The Grizzlies…

    Kevin Durant Unleashes The Monster In The Desert; The Grizzlies Get Exposed

    dimemag.com Jan 15, 2013
    It’s a good thing Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook didn’t get much help last night. Phoenix fans went to the arena expecting to see competitive basketball, not some bloodbath. Durant and Westbrook didn’t need any help, taking the Suns on 2-on-5 an
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  • Video - Coast to Coast: Picking The All-Stars 05:38

    Coast to Coast: Picking The All-Stars

    Jan 15
    J.A. Adande and Israel Gutierrez on why upstart teams deserve more attention when it comes to selecting All-Stars.
  • Video - Clippers Sneak Past Rockets, 117-109 01:07

    Clippers Sneak Past Rockets, 117-109

    Jan 15
    Clippers pick up 30th win of the season.
  • Video - Buster Blog: Dodgers Interested In Soriano 02:30

    Buster Blog: Dodgers Interested In Soriano

    Jan 15
    Buster Olney blogs about the Dodgers' interest in signing Rafael Soriano.
  • Video - Kobe Stepping Up On D 00:47

    Kobe Stepping Up On D

    Jan 15
    Tim Legler discusses Mike D'Antoni's decision to have Kobe Bryant defend the Lakers' opponents' best perimeter player.

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