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The Dallas Mavericks have requested waivers on guard Chris Douglas-Roberts after he spent only two weeks on their roster.Share Tweet
LeBron-led Heat rule boards, quiet WizardsLeBron James scored 24 points and the Miami Heat had an edge in rebounding for a change Sunday to beat the woeful Washington Wizards 99-71.Share TweetWith the Dallas Mavericks' 12-season playoff streak in serious jeopardy, star forward Dirk Nowitzki expressed strong doubt about the front office's plan for the franchise's future, even wondering whether it'd be in the Mavs' best interests to trade him.Share TweetRussell Westbrook scored 23 points, Kevin Durant had 22 and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Toronto Raptors 104-92 on Sunday.Share Tweet
Cavaliers waive forward Samardo Samuelsnba.com Jan 6, 2013The Cavaliers have waived forward Samardo Samuels.Share Tweet
Russell Westbrook Maintains Control After Contact and Finishes the Tough BucketAfter a superb sequence of ball movement by the Oklahoma City Thunder, Russell Westbrook shows off his speedy drive to the hoop as he banks in a shot off the glass after contact in today’s matchup against the Toronto Raptors.Share Tweet
Amir Johnson Throws Down Monster DunkJose Calderon feeds Amir Johnson who rolls out of the pick and roll and throws down a monster slam in today’s matchup between the Toronto Raptors and Oklahoma City Thunder.Share TweetThe Rockets suspended Royce White today for "refusing to provide services" required by his contract, something that White has been staunchly refusing to do roughly since the season began. He's spent the last few months on the inactive list aft…Share TweetGuard Daequan Cook has signed with the Chicago Bulls.Share TweetThe injury-riddled Minnesota Timberwolves lost star forward Kevin Love to a broken right hand for the second time this season when an MRI confirmed the injury on Saturday.Share Tweet
Clips slam Warriors for 12th straight home winChris Paul had 27 points and nine assists, Blake Griffin added 20 points and the Los Angeles Clippers set a franchise record with their 12th straight home victory, 115-89 over the Golden State Warriors on Saturday night.Share Tweet
Cuban questions officiating again after lossWith his team eight games under .500 for the first time since his first few months as the Dallas Mavericks' owner, Mark Cuban is firing away at one of his favorite targets: NBA officials.Share Tweet
Paul Pierce Leads Boston Back From The Dead; Carmelo Anthony Erupts In Disney WorldBoston had every right to lose this game. They didn’t get into Atlanta until 4 a.m., and they fell behind big in the first half. By the second quarter, the Hawks’ announcers were asking, “Lets blow ‘em outta the building. Whadda ya say?” Lou WilShare Tweet
Parker, Spurs rebound with drubbing of SixersTony Parker had 20 points and Manu Ginobili added 19 and the San Antonio Spurs routed the Philadelphia 76ers 109-86 on Saturday.Share TweetDanilo Gallinari scored 26 points and the Denver Nuggets rebounded from a rare home loss to beat the Utah Jazz 110-91 on Saturday night.Share Tweet
Thunder Top Raptors With Strong Second HalfJan 6Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook combined for 45 points in the Thunder's 104-92 win.
Nuggets Finish Off LakersJan 6Despite a career-tying 26 rebounds from Dwight Howard, Nuggets top Lakers for their fifth win in seven games.