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Shane Battier challenges the NBA’s power forwards to ‘Jeopardy!…

Shane Battier challenges the NBA’s power forwards to ‘Jeopardy!’ Updated Nov 8, 2012
Since his days at Duke, Miami Heat forward Shane Battier has been seen as one of the smartest players in basketball. His approach was outlined in an instantly definitive New York Times profile, in which Battier came across as a genuinely thoughtful pers…
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  • The Miami Heat’s effortless, ‘ego-less’ offense

    The Miami Heat’s effortless, ‘ego-less’ offense Nov 8, 2012
    Over a week into the 2012-13, and the defending champs are being treated like the mid-market bores that they are. The Miami Heat has won three of four, their lone loss came in a nationally televised (on a Friday night, but still national) drubbing at th…
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  • ABOUT LAST NIGHT: Heat 103, Nets 73

    ABOUT LAST NIGHT: Heat 103, Nets 73 Nov 8, 2012
    BEST OF THE NIGHT: LeBron James was two assists shy of a triple-double and he only played 30 minutes. Not bad. He finished with 20 points on 7 of 12 shooting (2 of 3 from three-point range) to go along with 12 rebounds (four offensive) and eight assists…
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  • Indiana Pulls Off An Embarrassing Loss; The Lakers Lose Again &…

    Indiana Pulls Off An Embarrassing Loss; The Lakers Lose Again & Are In Serious Trouble Nov 8, 2012
    We don’t often lead Smack with the Pacers, but what transpired in Atlanta last night was too depressing not to. We found out yesterday morning that Danny Granger is now going to miss three months of action, and for Indiana, that’s a major loss. It sho
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  • Video - TrueHoop TV: John Hollinger 07:25

    TrueHoop TV: John Hollinger

    Nov 8
    TrueHoop's Henry Abbott with John Hollinger on Dwight Howard, Deron Williams and the struggles of L.A. and Brooklyn. Plus, a look a the Mavs, the Pacers and who will win the NBA scoring title.

Sports Columnists

  • Lee Jenkins: Blazers' Lillard makes transition from mid-major to NBA look …

    Nov 8
    Ten months ago, when Neil Olshey was still the Clippers general manager, he flew to an unlikely college in a small city in Utah to see a point guard he didn't need. The Clippers had one of the best point guards in the NBA (Chris Paul), one of the best b…
  • Ian Thomsen: Amid uncertainty, Milwaukee and Jennings find a common ground

    Nov 8
    During the Bucks' 2-0 start, Brandon Jennings was leading the way with NBA-best averages of 13 assists and four steals. The 34 points he scored over those two games -- including a last-second three-pointer to beat the Cavaliers -- were inspired by the f…