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nydailynews.com Feb 22, 2012LeBron James sighed and shook his head. Following practice on Wednesday, the first question posed to the Heat star was about - you guessed it - Jeremy Lin, and James acted as if he was tired of talking about the new kid on the NBA block.Share Tweet
Rockets rally past slumping 76ersHOUSTON (AP) Kyle Lowry had a scraped right forearm, a sore right ankle and a smile on his face after the Houston Rockets pulled out a grinding victory over his hometown team on Wednesday night.Share TweetNEW YORK (AP) Not much heat from the Hawks for Jeremy Lin and the New York Knicks .Share Tweet
Hansbrough powers Pacers past lowly BobcatsTyler Hansbrough had a season-high 22 points and nine rebounds as the Indiana Pacers continued their dominance of the Charlotte Bobcats with a 102-88 victory Wednesday night.Share TweetDwight Howard had 20 points and 17 rebounds and the Orlando Magic rolled to a 108-91 victory over the New Jersey Nets on Wednesday night.Share Tweet
OKC rips Boston: OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The Boston Celtics can only ho…OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The Boston Celtics can only hope their game against the Oklahoma City Thunder is a microcosm of their season: a dreadful first half and a gutsy second half.Share TweetMavericks forward Lamar Odom is missing Wednesday night's game against his former team, the Los Angeles Lakers.Share TweetFormer NBA star and current Bobcats owner Michael Jordan filed suit in a Chinese court against Qiaodan Sports Company Limited, a sportswear and footwear manufacturer, for unauthorized use of his name.Share TweetDerrick Rose's back is letting him play basketball again, and that despite reports, he's not looking to add any general manager responsibilities to his on-court workload.Share TweetThe Portland Trail Blazers are pursuing free agent Joel Przybilla, but a deal with the 7-foot-1 center would be contingent on a physical exam.Share Tweet
Days of NBA Lives: Wherein Patrick Patterson wants urine test prepyahoo.com Feb 22, 2012At this point, most of the NBA is on Twitter. It's a wild world of training updates, questions as to which movies they should go see, and explanations of their Call of Duty prowess. Every so often, though, you also get a picture into the more interestin…Share Tweet
Sacramento, NBA close to arena financing dealSacramento's last shot to remain an NBA city appears headed for another overtime.Share Tweet
Magic: Kobe needs to sit down with Jim BussPlayers meetings are fine, but Magic Johnson thinks the Los Angeles Lakers need Kobe Bryant to sit down with management to address some issues.Share Tweet
Celtics get KG back, but Wilcox, O'Neal outThe Celtics will welcome Kevin Garnett back to the floor for Wednesday's game against the Thunder, but they will be without big men Jermaine O'Neal (sprained left wrist) and Chris Wilcox (right adductor strain), according to the team.Share Tweet
Jeremy Lin finds himself a nice hotel to stay in, complete with a BLT baryahoo.com Feb 22, 2012For a spell, while he was wondering if the New York Knicks were going to be the third NBA team to cut him in a nine-week span, Jeremy Lin was famously dividing time between teammate Landry Fields' apartment and his brother's couch. Last week we found ou…Share TweetNEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- New Jersey Nets forward Shawne Williams had surgery to repair an old fracture and remove two small bone fragments in his left foot Wednesday. He will miss the rest of the season.Share TweetNEW YORK (AP) -- New York Knicks rookie Iman Shumpert has pulled out of the slam dunk contest with an injury and will be replaced by Utah's Jeremy Evans.Share TweetYou can point to New York's cupcake schedule in the days following Jeremy Lin's ascension into the Knicks rotation on Feb. 4. You can point to the minutes he plays in New York's frantic pace, as Jason Terry did on Sunday, and all the possessions he gets…Share TweetNew Jersey Nets power forward Kris Humphries will miss Wednesday night's game against the Orlando Magic with a strained left calf, Nets coach Avery Johnson said after the team's morning shootaround.Share TweetKobe doesn't forget anything, least of all what Pau Gasol has meant to him and the Lakers. After all, he saved Kobe during his darkest days in L.A. Go back to '07, says Lee Jenkins.Share Tweet
Spurs rest stars, lose win streakPORTLAND, Ore. (AP) A win is a win to the Trail Blazers.Share TweetLaMarcus Aldridge had 21 points, and the Portland Trail Blazers routed San Antonio 137-97 on Tuesday night while the Spurs rested Tim Duncan and Tony Parker.Share Tweet
Jim Buss to Blame?Feb 22Stephen A. Smith discusses who is at fault for the Lakers' issues.
Howard, Magic Dispatch NetsFeb 22Dwight Howard had 20 points and 17 rebounds as the Magic rolled to a 108-91 victory.
Lin, D'Antoni on Knicks' WinFeb 22Jeremy Lin and Mike D'Antoni discuss the Knicks' 99-82 win over the Hawks.
Noah Triple-Double In Bulls' WinFeb 22Joakim Noah's first career triple-double leads Bulls to 110-91 win over Bucks.