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The 10-man rotation, starring Jeremy Lin and James Harden (VIDEO)Updated Dec 20, 2012 Share TweetA look around the league and the web that covers it. It's also important to note that the rotation order and starting nods aren't always listed in order of importance. That's for you, dear reader, to figure out. C: BBallBreakdown. Coach Nick breaks down…
Lawrence Frank blames Andre Drummond’s limited playing time on things ‘the general public isn’t’ aware ofUpdated Dec 20, 2012 Share TweetDetroit Pistons coach Lawrence Frank is in a bit of a pickle. He took his hits working under Bob Knight during the famed coach’s years at Indiana. He took over the New Jersey Nets when the team was still considered a championship contender. He grabbed tShare TweetKnicks point guard Raymond Felton is converting fewer than 40 percent of his field goal attempts on a team that collectively shoots 45 percent from the field.Source: nytimes.com
The Houston Rockets, way ahead of schedule, have turned into a team to watchUpdated Dec 20, 2012 Share TweetSlowly, and ahead of schedule, the Houston Rockets are working well together. Since Jeremy Lin’s breakout performance in a loss to the San Antonio Spurs last week, the team has won four of five games and dropped in a Western conference playoff bracket f
Jason Terry takes a shot at Ray Allen, lauds Paul Pierce’s ‘willingness to stick through the tough times’Updated Dec 20, 2012 Share TweetBoston Celtics guard Jason Terry has probably been waiting for the chance to shoot from the hip for a few months now. The hybrid guard wasn’t announced as a Ray Allen replacement when Terry signed with the team last summer — he had Leandro Barbosa and
Tyson Chandler oops all of the alleys all over the Nets’ heads in Knicks win (VIDEO)Updated Dec 20, 2012 Share TweetIn discussion of the New York Knicks' convincing 100-86 win over the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday night, much attention will be paid to Carmelo Anthony, and that makes sense. The NBA's second-leading scorer came back after missing two games with a spraine…Share TweetThe holidays are here, and we all know what that means: It's time to start paying attention to the NBA. Here are five questions to keep in mind if the TV happens to be on in your household for any of the five nationally televised games -- Celtics-Nets, …Source: CNNSI.com
Carmelo Burns Brooklyn Yet Again; Paul Pierce Does Something Larry Bird Never DidUpdated Dec 20, 2012 Share TweetThey say the only certainties in life are death and taxes. After watching the action Wednesday night, we can add one more: Carmelo is gonna give Brooklyn buckets. Three times Brooklyn and New York have matched up to battle for the rights to Gotham, and …Source: dimemag.comShare TweetCarmelo Anthony was back on the court on Wednesday night, scoring and leading the Knicks to another win that helped them stay atop the Eastern Conference.Source: nydailynews.comShare TweetWith 61 assists in just six games since taking over for injured starter Kyle Lowry, Jose Calderon has reminded us all that he is one of the NBA's most...Source: grantland.com
Carmelo Anthony ConversationDec 20Carmelo Anthony on his time in Syracuse, Denver and New York.
NBA Cold Hard FactsDec 20Cold Hard Facts looks at Kevin Durant, LeBron James and the Knicks.
Saunders' Top Five NBA PlayersDec 20Flip Saunders ranks his top five NBA players this season.
Lee Jenkins: Enviable second unit fueling Clippers' 11-game winning streakDec 20Los Angeles is renowned for its summer pick-up scene, from the midnight run at Hangar Athletic Club to the 3 p.m. games at UCLA's Men's Gym, from the impromptu gatherings at Loyola Marymount to the scheduled ones at Westchester Rec Center. Hot spots cha…
Ian Thomsen: Five burning questions as NBA's X-Mas games draw nearerDec 20The holidays are here, and we all know what that means: It's time to start paying attention to the NBA. Here are five questions to keep in mind if the TV happens to be on in your household for any of the five nationally televised games -- Celtics-Nets, …