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Everything is stacked against the Knicks on Thursday night, which makes it an even better setting if Mike Woodson’s team can get out of Miami with a win over the defending champs.
Heat's James, Thunder's Durant take monthly honorsUpdated Dec 5, 2012 Share TweetNEW YORK -- The Miami Heat's LeBron James and the Oklahoma City's Kevin Durant today were named the Kia NBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Month, respectively, for games played in October/November.Source: nba.comShare TweetTrading Yunel Escobar was the Marlins' primary objective heading into the Winter Meetings, and they were able to pull that off late Tuesday night. All day on Wednesday, the organization was weighing possible candidates to take over at third base.
Excited Redmond ready to change Marlins' cultureUpdated Dec 5, 2012 Share TweetBuilding a winning culture will be among the biggest challenges for Mike Redmond, but it is something the new Marlins manager is certainly familiar with.Source: MLB.comShare TweetBrooklyn Nets small forward Gerald Wallace has been fined $5,000 by the NBA for committing his second violation of the league's anti-flopping rules, the league announced Wednesday. He is the second NBA player to receive a flopping fine this season, foll…Source: yahoo.com
It's on: Dansby-Burnett vs Willis-BowmanUpdated Dec 5, 2012 Share TweetThis is what's going on at Dolphins camp today: I spent some time talking with Karlos Dansby today. I can report that the brace he was using on his left upper arm during the time he's been playing with a torn left biceps came off today. Dansby says he w…Source: miamiherald.com
Drunk On Victory, Local DC Sports Reporter Loses His Mind After A Wizards WinUpdated Dec 5, 2012 Share TweetThe lowly Wizards beat the Miami Heat in a real-life basketball game last night. It was a nice moment for one of the most awful teams in the league, but for local DC sports reporter Michael Jenkins, it was so much more. A deliriously giddy Jenkins, who …Source: deadspin.com
Through 12 gamess Moore was better than TannehillUpdated Dec 5, 2012 Share TweetRemember when Joe Philbin, faced with a rebuilding year, staunchly refused to admit the Dolphins were rebuilding? We all expected it to be a rebuilding season and knew for certain it was coming when rookie Ryan Tannehill won the starting job in the pres…Source: miamiherald.com
Wizards win ‘on the road at home’ over Heat, 105-101, as RGIII looks onUpdated Dec 5, 2012 Share TweetWe swear, we won't do a special post every time the Washington Wizards win a game, but considering Tuesday night's four-point triumph was just their second in 15 tries and that it came over the defending NBA champion Miami Heat, a bit of acknowledgement…Source: yahoo.comShare TweetWhile other QBs are stealing headlines, there's some guy in New England putting up MVP numbers. No, Tom Brady's mastery isn't new, but his 2012 run is still stunning, says Kerry Byrne.Source: CNNSI.com
Wednesday morning one-linersUpdated Dec 5, 2012 Share TweetAn article on the Bills’ website says DE Mario Williams “has become a near-dominant force on the defensive line since he had his surgical procedure on his left wrist.” The Dolphins’ problem is pretty simple: The offense doesn’t score enough poinSource: profootballtalk.comShare TweetLeft tackle Jake Long was placed on injured reserve Tuesday by the Miami Dolphins because of a left triceps injury, ending his season and perhaps his tenure with the team.Source: ESPN.com
LeBron, The Heat Lose To The NBA’s Worst Team; New Orleans Has A Terrible New Team NameUpdated Dec 5, 2012 Share TweetLeBron James dropped a ridiculous triple-double last night (26 points, 13 rebounds, 11 assists) but no one’s going to remember him carving up the Wizards. They’ll remember that with about 20 seconds left, he missed a wide-open wing triple that could”Source: dimemag.com
Chad Johnson's NFL FutureDec 5Chad Johnson says that he will get another opportunity to play in the NFL.
Chad Johnson Admits To His MistakesDec 5Chad Johnson talks to Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless about the incident that led to his wife filing for divorce.
Sources: Los Angeles Lakers rebuffing trade inquiries for Pau GasolDec 5The Los Angeles Lakers, largely at the behest of general manager Mitch Kupchak, have rebuffed trade inquiries from at least two teams for Pau Gasol, according to sources with knowledge of the Lakers' thinking.
Daily Dime: Dallas Mavericks, Los Angeles Clippers a lesson in NBA busines…Dec 5J.A. Adande examines the Clippers' win over the Mavericks