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Kevin Durant wanted to play for the Toronto Raptors as a kidEvery team in the league would love to have Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant on their roster. But as a young NBA fan growing up in Washington, D.C., which roster did Durant himself wish he could join? Surprisingly, the answer wasn't his hometown …Share Tweet
Brian Scalabrine lied about concussion symptoms to Celtics doctors to get cleared for the playoffsPau Gasol will return to the Los Angeles Lakers' lineup for the team's nationally televised Thursday game against the defending NBA champion Miami Heat after missing five games with a concussion brought on by an inadvertent elbow from Denver Nuggets cen…Share TweetFor the Knicks there will be no “panic on the streets of London” today, as The Smiths sang. Second-year guard and perimeter defending savant Iman Shumpert could start in New York’s game against Detroit in the English capital after his recovery fromShare Tweet
The New York Knicks and Ball Don’t Lie present a helpful guide to understanding EnglandOn Thursday afternoon, stateside time, the Detroit Pistons and New York Knicks will play a regulation game in London’s O2 Arena. In anticipation of the event, Knicks website maestro Jonah Ballow put together an interview collection featuring various KniShare TweetCNNSI.com Jan 17, 2013Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook dominate the headlines in Oklahoma City, but Ian Thomsen says that the emergence of Serge Ibaka has really kept the Thunder among the elite.Share TweetAfter a furious second-half Toronto Raptors comeback erased a 19-point Chicago Bulls lead and turned a laugher into a fun Wednesday night table-setter, the two teams sat tied at 105 with 8.7 seconds left in overtime. You might have expected the Bulls to…Share TweetESPN.com Jan 17, 2013Greivis Vasquez scored 15 points with 11 rebounds and Austin Rivers won his first NBA game against his father on Wednesday night as the New Orleans Hornets beat coach Doc Rivers and the Boston Celtics 90-78.Share Tweetdimemag.com Jan 17, 2013Two things were clear in Oakland last night. Clearly, Golden State has a ceiling, and the Heat don’t. And clearly, LeBron James is really freakin’ good, like “the youngest player to ever score 20,000 points” good. In Miami’s 17-point win, JamesShare Tweet
Family First: In the Rivers' first father-son meeting, Austin g…CNNSI.com Jan 17, 2013In the Rivers' first father-son meeting, Austin got the best of Doc in the Hornets' 90-78 win. But the emotional night, years in the making, was about much more, says Ian Thomsen.Share Tweet