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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 marriShare Tweet
Dwight Howard and Kobe Bryant acknowledge that airing their differences in a recent, much-discussed team meeting hasShare TweetCenter 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.Share Tweet
D-Will helps Nets earn 8th straight home winDeron 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.Share TweetChicago Bulls All-Star forward Luol Deng was in the starting lineup Monday night against the Charlotte Bobcats.Share TweetNuggets center JaVale McGee was ruled out of Denver's game against the Indiana Pacers on Monday night due to soreness in his left shin.Share Tweet
Pacers re-sign Sam Youngnba.com Jan 28, 2013Forward Sam Young was re-signed Monday by the Indiana Pacers, three weeks after being released by the club.Share TweetThe 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…Share TweetLos 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.Share TweetCNNSI.com Jan 28, 2013Grizzlies rally from 17-point deficit to knock off SixersShare TweetMINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Rick Adelman is back on the court and coaching basketball after three weeks away to help his wife through a health scare.Share Tweet
Lorenzen Wright’s ex-wife spent most of his $1 million life insurance in ten monthsWhen 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 …Share TweetRajon Rondo was having his best season for the struggling Boston Celtics.Share Tweetnba.com Jan 28, 2013Kyrie Irving capped an incredible week with a deserved award.Share Tweet
LeBron James’s off-the-cuff White House remarks highlight Miami Heat visit with President Obama (VIDEO)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…Share Tweet
Jeremy Lin’s “Linsanity” Documentary Hits The Sundance Film FestivalFilmmaker 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…Share Tweet
Best N.B.A. Games of the Weeknytimes.com Jan 28, 2013The best N.B.A. games of the week feature Indiana at Denver, Miami at the Nets and Washington at Memphis.Share Tweet
A Russian Basketball League coach fires a sweet pass that won’t result in an assist (VIDEO)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 tShare Tweet
Yao Ming checks in to discuss Jeremy Lin’s rise, and the disappearing NBA centerOn 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…Share Tweet
Is Stoudemire Returning to Form?nytimes.com Jan 28, 2013Amar'e Stoudemire's Knicks comeback has taken a turn for the promising in recent games.Share Tweet
Jeff Van Gundy goes off on Dwight Howard in a nationally-televised rant (VIDEO)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…Share Tweet
Boston Celtics Ray Allen Tribute VideoThere 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 onShare Tweet
J.J. Redick went to a Justin Bieber concert because ‘a happy wife is a happy life’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 wifShare Tweet
Blake Griffin With A Hammer Dunk Right Through Portland’s DefenseLast 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 leaShare TweetSince 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 JaShare Tweet
Clippers snap 4-game skid by bouncing BlazersBlake 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.Share Tweet
Carmelo Anthony's red-hot 3-point shooting saves NY Knicks from poor defensive effort... againnydailynews.com Jan 28, 2013Clearly, 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 wShare Tweet
Boston Gets A Huge Win And Devastating News; Carmelo Rains Fire On The HawksBoston 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 rShare Tweet
Daily Dime: Don't bury Rondo-less CelticsESPN.com Jan 27, 2013Bring 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.Share Tweet
We Went There: Heat-Celtics, Ubuntu in Wintergrantland.com Jan 28, 2013You 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...Share Tweet
Bulls Charge Past Bobcats, 93-85Jan 28Jimmy Butler leads Bulls with 19 points.
Nets Slam Magic, 97-77Jan 28Nets win eighth straight home game.
Grizzlies Claw Past 76ers, 103-100Jan 28Grizzlies come back to top 76ers.
Warriors Win In Bogut's ReturnJan 28Andrew Bogut scored 12 points in his return and David Lee added 21 points and 12 rebounds for the Warriors.