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For Christmas, a New Look for the N.B.A.nytimes.com Nov 12, 2012The league and Adidas have introduced new monochromatic uniforms for the 10 teams playing this Dec. 25.Share TweetLeBron James scored a season-high 38 points, Chris Bosh had 24 points and 10 rebounds, and the Miami Heat rallied to beat the Houston Rockets 113-110 on Monday night.Share Tweetnba.com Nov 12, 2012Minnesota starting center Nikola Pekovic has left the Timberwolves' game against Dallas with a sprained left ankle and will not return.Share TweetRajon Rondo had 20 points, nine rebounds and 10 assists to lead the Boston Celtics to a 101-95 win over the Chicago Bulls on Monday night.Share TweetDallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki's rehab from arthroscopic knee surgery is not progressing as quickly as he hoped and anticipated.Share TweetSteve Blake will miss the Los Angeles Lakers' game against San Antonio on Tuesday with a minor abdominal strain, leaving the club without its top two point guards.Share TweetPhil Jackson was prepared to return to the Los Angeles Lakers on Monday morning if negotiations between his agent and the team went well, a league source told ESPNLosAngeles.com late Sunday nightShare Tweet
Thibodeau says Rose takes 'next step' in rehabDerrick Rose has started cutting again as he continues to rehab from a torn ACL in his left knee.Share TweetDwight Howard said that the turbulent times and 3-4 early record will only benefit the Los Angles Lakers in the long run.Share Tweet
Keyon Dooling stayed in a psychiatric hospital this summer, talks with Katie Couric about his history of abuse (VIDEO)yahoo.com Nov 12, 2012In late September, veteran Boston Celtics guard Keyon Dooling surprised the NBA world when he announced his retirement less than two months after signing a new contract. However, it turned out that Dooling had an excellent reason for his decision. After…Share Tweet
Rob Mahoney: Durant grows his game and the Thunder grow accordinglyKevin Durant's evolution continues. The three-time scoring champion has added two new skills to his repertoire and he's making the Thunder better as a result, writes Rob Mahoney.Share TweetThe rookie Michael Kidd-Gilchrist and the second-year player Kemba Walker have given the Charlotte Bobcats, dismal last season, a new identity.Share Tweetnba.com Nov 12, 2012The Miami Heat's LeBron James and the Denver Nuggets' Kenneth Faried on Monday were named Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, Nov. 5, through Sunday, Nov. 11.Share TweetSo, the Andrew Bynum era in Philadelphia isn't exactly off to the best start. The 76ers' center, who arrived in Philly as the prized bounty of the Dwight Howard trade, has yet to play a game this season due to a bone bruise of his knee. Today, the 76ers…Share TweetChicago Bulls guard Kirk Hinrich is doubtful for a Monday night matchup against the Boston Celtics, coach Tom Thibodeau said.Share TweetThe Memphis Grizzlies weren't really in danger. I mean, I guess you're technically always in at least a little bit of danger when you're up against the defending NBA champions and a team that entered Sunday leading the NBA in points scored per 100 posse…Share TweetNEW YORK (AP) The Brooklyn Nets knew it wouldn't stay this easy, even if five quarters of evidence said otherwise.Share Tweet
Balanced Attack: The Grizzlies blew out the Heat 104-86, thanks to…The Grizzlies blew out the Heat 104-86, thanks to favorable mismatches in the frontcourt and an unexpected flurry of three-pointers from Wayne Ellington, explains Ben Golliver.Share TweetThe Lakers are expecting an answer from Phil Jackson on whether he will return to coach them Monday, sources told ESPN.Share TweetOKLAHOMA CITY (AP) When Russell Westbrook banked in a buzzer-beater from just short of half-court, Kevin Durant called the shot 80 percent luck and only 20 percent skill.Share Tweet
Lakers top Kings, move to 2-0 under BickerstaffDwight Howard had 23 points and 18 rebounds, Kobe Bryant scored 20 and the in-transition Lakers continued warming up for a possible return by Phil Jackson with a 103-89 victory over the Kings on Sunday night.Share Tweet
A Brief Look at Notable Moments in NBA Free-Food Historygrantland.com Nov 12, 2012On Wednesday night, in a victory against the Magic, the Bulls' Joakim Noah tried to feed the people. Up big with seconds left, he chucked up a 3 ̵...Share Tweet
Heat Rally To Top RocketsNov 12LeBron drops 38 points on Rockets.
Thunder Rally Past PistonsNov 12Russell Westbrook scores 33 on his 24th birthday as Thunder hold on for the 92-90 win.
Jazz Need Three Overtimes To Top RaptorsNov 12Jazz outlast Raptors, 140-133.
TrueHoop TV: D'Antoni HireNov 12TrueHoop's Henry Abbott with ESPN Insider Amin Elhassan on whether D'Antoni's system will work in L.A., if Dwight Howard is more likely to stay a Laker and more.