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Rudy Gay Saves Memphis; A King Makes A Game-Winner In D.C.

Rudy Gay Saves Memphis; A King Makes A Game-Winner In D.C.

dimemag.com ESPN.com CNNSI.com Updated Jan 28, 2013
The last time Rudy Gay posted up Evan Turner, the Sixers appointed nerd damn near ripped Gay’s arm out of his socket. That was back in 2011, and since then, Gay, Zach Randolph and the Grizz can’t go a week without someone pointing out that their marri
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  • Howard says he, Kobe moving onto same page

    Howard says he, Kobe moving onto same page

    ESPN.com dimemag.com Jan 28, 2013
    Dwight Howard and Kobe Bryant acknowledge that airing their differences in a recent, much-discussed team meeting has
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  • Warriors' Bogut returns with 12 points, 8 blocks

    Warriors' Bogut returns with 12 points, 8 blocks

    ESPN.com nba.com CNNSI.com Jan 28, 2013
    Center Andrew Bogut was in the starting lineup for the Golden State Warriors' 114-102 win Monday against the Raptors, his first action since Nov. 7.
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  • D-Will helps Nets earn 8th straight home win

    D-Will helps Nets earn 8th straight home win

    ESPN.com Jan 28, 2013
    Deron Williams had 20 points and nine assists, and the Brooklyn Nets beat the Orlando Magic 97-77 on Monday night for their eighth straight home victory.
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  • Bulls' F Deng returns from hamstring injury

    Bulls' F Deng returns from hamstring injury

    ESPN.com nba.com Jan 28, 2013
    Chicago Bulls All-Star forward Luol Deng was in the starting lineup Monday night against the Charlotte Bobcats.
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  • Nuggets' McGee out with shin soreness

    Nuggets' McGee out with shin soreness

    nba.com ESPN.com Jan 28, 2013
    Nuggets center JaVale McGee was ruled out of Denver's game against the Indiana Pacers on Monday night due to soreness in his left shin.
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  • Pacers re-sign Sam Young

    Pacers re-sign Sam Young

    nba.com Jan 28, 2013
    Forward Sam Young was re-signed Monday by the Indiana Pacers, three weeks after being released by the club.
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  • The Dallas Mavericks D-League affiliate is interested in Allen …

    The Dallas Mavericks D-League affiliate is interested in Allen Iverson, report says

    yahoo.com nba.com ESPN.com Jan 28, 2013
    The National Basketball Developmental League was created primarily so that young players, drafted or otherwise, could develop their games and improve their chances of staying in the NBA for many years. In recent D-League seasons, though, we've seen form…
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  • Lakers' Blake practices, set for return Tuesday

    Lakers' Blake practices, set for return Tuesday

    ESPN.com Jan 28, 2013
    Los Angeles Lakers guard Steve Blake went through a full practice with the team Monday and will return to the lineup Tuesday when the Lakers play the New Orleans Hornets.
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  • Grizzlies rally from 17-point deficit to knock off Sixers

    Grizzlies rally from 17-point deficit to knock off Sixers

    CNNSI.com Jan 28, 2013
    Grizzlies rally from 17-point deficit to knock off Sixers
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  • Adelman back coaching Wolves after 3-week break

    Adelman back coaching Wolves after 3-week break

    CNNSI.com nba.com ESPN.com Jan 28, 2013
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Rick Adelman is back on the court and coaching basketball after three weeks away to help his wife through a health scare.
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  • Lorenzen Wright’s ex-wife spent most of his $1 million life ins…

    Lorenzen Wright’s ex-wife spent most of his $1 million life insurance in ten months

    yahoo.com Jan 28, 2013
    When money rolls in, tragedy soon follows. Over the course of his NBA career, Lorenzen Wright earned an estimated $55.2 million in salary. He died in 2010, shot to death, his body left to decompose in the woods southeast of Memphis. But the battle over …
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  • Celtics move forward without All-Star Rondo

    Celtics move forward without All-Star Rondo

    Rajon Rondo was having his best season for the struggling Boston Celtics.
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  • Cavs' Irving caps great week with award

    Cavs' Irving caps great week with award

    nba.com Jan 28, 2013
    Kyrie Irving capped an incredible week with a deserved award.
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  • LeBron James’s off-the-cuff White House remarks highlight Miami…

    LeBron James’s off-the-cuff White House remarks highlight Miami Heat visit with President Obama (VIDEO)

    yahoo.com nba.com ESPN.com Jan 28, 2013
    At this point in our media-saturated lives, we've seen enough athlete visits to the White House that a single random meeting of sports stars and our president does not register as a year-defining event. However, it's always notable when the NBA champion…
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  • Jeremy Lin’s “Linsanity” Documentary Hits The Sundance Film Fe…

    Jeremy Lin’s “Linsanity” Documentary Hits The Sundance Film Festival

    dimemag.com Jan 28, 2013
    Filmmaker Evan Jackson Leong did not call up Jeremy Lin last February and ask to document his life once Lin became an international star. He had contacted Lin, and been turned down every time, routinely ever since contacting him around four years ago. S…
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  • Best N.B.A. Games of the Week

    Best N.B.A. Games of the Week

    nytimes.com Jan 28, 2013
    The best N.B.A. games of the week feature Indiana at Denver, Miami at the Nets and Washington at Memphis.
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  • A Russian Basketball League coach fires a sweet pass that won’t…

    A Russian Basketball League coach fires a sweet pass that won’t result in an assist (VIDEO)

    yahoo.com Jan 28, 2013
    We don’t know much about this video, other than it features a team from the Russian Basketball League, and a member of Spartak-Primorye taking a pass from Torey Thomas before sending it along to … just watch: The coach that grabbed the dish and made t
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  • Yao Ming checks in to discuss Jeremy Lin’s rise, and the disapp…

    Yao Ming checks in to discuss Jeremy Lin’s rise, and the disappearing NBA center

    yahoo.com Jan 28, 2013
    On Feb. 10, the Chinese New Year hits. And as part of his partnership with the NBA, former Houston Rockets All-Star Yao Ming will take part in a series of events that will start on Feb. 8, promoting 23 games that will be nationally televised in China as…
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  • Is Stoudemire Returning to Form?

    Is Stoudemire Returning to Form?

    nytimes.com Jan 28, 2013
    Amar'e Stoudemire's Knicks comeback has taken a turn for the promising in recent games.
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  • Jeff Van Gundy goes off on Dwight Howard in a nationally-televi…

    Jeff Van Gundy goes off on Dwight Howard in a nationally-televised rant (VIDEO)

    yahoo.com Jan 28, 2013
    We've attempted in several ways, over nearly a day, to write a column around Jeff Van Gundy's televised rant about Dwight Howard. The vent, pitched in the second quarter of Los Angeles' 105-96 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Sunday, was on point a…
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  • Boston Celtics Ray Allen Tribute Video

    Boston Celtics Ray Allen Tribute Video

    dimemag.com Jan 28, 2013
    There were a ton of story lines going on in Boston yesterday (a major one emerged during the game), one of which included a return to Boston for one of the greatest shooters in Celtics’ history. Check out the Ray Allen tribute video that the team ran on
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  • J.J. Redick went to a Justin Bieber concert because ‘a happy wi…

    J.J. Redick went to a Justin Bieber concert because ‘a happy wife is a happy life’

    yahoo.com Jan 28, 2013
    Before we dig in to J.J. Redick’s choices on a date night, it bears mentioning that we all do things we don’t want to for our partners. For instance, in my relationship I’ve had to … well, hmm. There’s not a lot that’s too embarrassing. My wif
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  • Blake Griffin With A Hammer Dunk Right Through Portland’s Defen…

    Blake Griffin With A Hammer Dunk Right Through Portland’s Defense

    dimemag.com Jan 28, 2013
    Last night, for the second time in as many nights, Blake Griffin caught Portland with a nasty slam. Whereas on Saturday night, Griffin’s left-handed dunk put Nic Batum on a poster, this time it was J.J. Hickson who got a piece of Quake’s wrath. At lea
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  • Chris Bosh thinks he has his Hall of Fame candidacy more or les…

    Chris Bosh thinks he has his Hall of Fame candidacy more or less wrapped up

    yahoo.com Jan 28, 2013
    Since his jump to Miami in 2010, eight-time All-Star forward/center Chris Bosh has turned into a bit of a punch line. His smart batch of humor, slender build of frame, and status as a distant third among the Heat’s Big Three triptych including LeBron Ja
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  • Clippers snap 4-game skid by bouncing Blazers

    Clippers snap 4-game skid by bouncing Blazers

    ESPN.com Jan 28, 2013
    Blake Griffin had 23 points and nine assists and the Los Angeles Clippers ended a four-game losing streak with a 96-83 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Sunday.
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  • Carmelo Anthony's red-hot 3-point shooting saves NY Knicks from…

    Carmelo Anthony's red-hot 3-point shooting saves NY Knicks from poor defensive effort... again

    nydailynews.com Jan 28, 2013
    Clearly, these are not your father’s Knicks anymore. The crowd may still chant “Dee-fense” at the Garden, but on Sunday the fans didn’t often complete those two full syllables before Atlanta penetrated for an easy basket in the paint or buried a w
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  • Boston Gets A Huge Win And Devastating News; Carmelo Rains Fire…

    Boston Gets A Huge Win And Devastating News; Carmelo Rains Fire On The Hawks

    dimemag.com Jan 28, 2013
    Boston coach Doc Rivers set the scene after his Celtics’ dramatic double-OT win over Miami. It’s Sunday afternoon, the NBA’s first national matinee game of the season, and the Celtics are prepping to play Miami when the team doctor pulls him aside r
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  • Daily Dime: Don't bury Rondo-less Celtics

    Daily Dime: Don't bury Rondo-less Celtics

    ESPN.com Jan 27, 2013
    Bring out the skepticism, the trade rumors and the shovels. But don't assume the Celtics to change who they've become even with the Rondo loss, Brian Windhorst writes.
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  • We Went There: Heat-Celtics, Ubuntu in Winter

    We Went There: Heat-Celtics, Ubuntu in Winter

    grantland.com Jan 28, 2013
    You know it's just a nickname, right? That was Glenn "Doc" Rivers's response to a postgame reporter who had just asked him whether Rajon Rondo would...
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  • Video - Bulls Charge Past Bobcats, 93-85 01:02

    Bulls Charge Past Bobcats, 93-85

    Jan 28
    Jimmy Butler leads Bulls with 19 points.
  • Video - Nets Slam Magic, 97-77 01:05

    Nets Slam Magic, 97-77

    Jan 28
    Nets win eighth straight home game.
  • Video - Grizzlies Claw Past 76ers, 103-100 00:58

    Grizzlies Claw Past 76ers, 103-100

    Jan 28
    Grizzlies come back to top 76ers.
  • Video - Warriors Win In Bogut's Return 01:03

    Warriors Win In Bogut's Return

    Jan 28
    Andrew Bogut scored 12 points in his return and David Lee added 21 points and 12 rebounds for the Warriors.

Sports Columnists

  • Rudy Gay subject of active trade discussions between Toronto Raptors, Memp…

    Jan 28
    The Memphis Grizzlies continue to field calls from teams interested in Rudy Gay and are engaged in active trade discussions with the Toronto Raptors, sources with knowledge of the talks told ESPN.com.
  • Allen Iverson eyed by Dallas Mavericks' D-League affiliate, sources say

    Jan 28
    The Texas Legends are lobbying Allen Iverson to try work his way back to the NBA by playing for the Dallas Mavericks' Development League affiliate, according to D-League sources.