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Marc Stein and others are reporting that the Maloofs have agreed to sell a majority stake of the Sacramento Kings to a group that would relocate the team to Seattle by the start of next season. Though something like this has happened before, this time t…Share Tweet
Faried helps Nuggets beat Thunder in overtimeKenneth Faried scored the go-ahead layup in overtime, and the Denver Nuggets overcame 30-plus point games from Kevin Durantand Russell Westbrook to beat Oklahoma City 121-118, snapping the Thunder's six-game winning streak.Share Tweet
Pistons blow big lead, but hold off CelticsRookie Andre Drummond had 16 points and seven rebounds, and the Detroit Pistons returned from Europe with a 103-88 victory over the Boston Celtics on Sunday night.Share TweetOklahoma City Thunder coach Scott Brooks was on the bench leading his team in Sunday night's game against the Denver Nuggets one day after his 79-year-old mother's death.Share Tweet
Mavs fight off late Magic surge to claim winShawn Marion had 20 points, and O.J. Mayo and Vince Carter scored 15 apiece as the Dallas Mavericks fought off a late Orlando surge and beat the Magic 111-105 on Sunday night.Share TweetWhat you see there, somewhere, is Dwight Howard's second technical foul of the day-second technical foul of the first half, even-and so, the referees had to send him packing. Their hands were tied, it's a rule. Howard appears to get tangled up with thShare Tweet
Fields, Raptors dish Lakers fifth straight road lossCNNSI.com Jan 20, 2013Fields, Raptors dish Lakers fifth straight road lossShare Tweet
NBA Players Association Head Billy Hunter Once Used $22,000 Of Union Funds To Buy Derek Fisher A Watchdeadspin.com Jan 20, 2013The NBAPA's board recently commissioned a independent review of the record of noted nepotism-abuser Billy Hunter, who has been union head for 16 years. Though the review found that his actions fell short of illegality, it did reveal a few odd pieces of …Share TweetChris Andersen wore a stars-and-stripes headband Sunday morning, showed off the colorful array of tattoos that stretch from his neck to his ankles and virtually all spots in between, and spoke about himself in the third person.Share TweetThe Phoenix Suns have turned to a man with 17 years of experience as an NBA player, but none as a coach, to take over the flagging team that hasn't been this bad halfway through a season in a quarter century.Share Tweet
Wade denies rift with Spoelstra, calls him 'family'CNNSI.com Jan 20, 2013Wade denies rift with Spoelstra, calls him 'family'Share Tweet
San Antonio Doesn’t Even Need Tim Duncan; Warriors Win A Wild Gamedimemag.com Jan 20, 2013In Tony Parker‘s last three games in Atlanta, he’s scored 33 points a game. Knowing that, can we fault Gregg Popovich for sitting Tim Duncan in the Spurs’ five-point win over the Hawks? Not really, not after seeing San Antonio hold the Hawks down inShare Tweet
Jennings goes for 30 as Bucks slip past BlazersBrandon Jennings had 30 points and eight assists, Ersan Ilyasova added 27 points and 14 rebounds, and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Portland Trail Blazers 110-104 Saturday night to wrap up a successful road trip.Share TweetChris Paul had 22 points and 11 assists, Blake Griffin added 17 points and 11 rebounds, and the Los Angeles Clippers hung on to beat the pesky Washington Wizards 94-87 on Saturday night.Share TweetRandy Foye scored 20 points, Derrick Favors had a season-high 19 and the Utah Jazz beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 109-98 on Saturday night.Share Tweet
Mavericks Fight Off MagicJan 20The Mavericks had seven players score in double figures en route to defeating the Magic 111-105.
Howard Ejected In Lakers' LossJan 20The Lakers dropped their second straight game with a 108-103 loss to the Raptors.
Source: Maloofs Have Kings DealJan 20Sources: Maloof family reaches agreement to sell Kings to Seattle group, pending league approval.
Dunk Of The NightJan 20Brandon Knight cruises down the lane and finishes with a one-handed dunk.