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Stoudemire, With a Reshaped Game, Is Fitting in Nicelynytimes.com Updated Jan 31, 2013After struggling last season, the Knicks' front-line stars - Carmelo Anthony, Amar'e Stoudemire and Tyson Chandler - are now dominating together on offense.Upvote Share TweetNew York Knicks point guard Jason Kidd will sit out of Wednesday's game against the Orlando Magic with a sore lower back.Upvote Share TweetBy way of The New York Post (with a hat tip to Nets blog The Brooklyn Game, Brooklyn point guard Deron Williams has just bought a $15.8 million penthouse loft in Manhattan’s TriBeCa. As you might expect from a living space with that kind of price tag, tUpvote Share Tweet
Adrian Wojnarowski's Latest Column Features A Sick Burn On John Hollingerdeadspin.com Updated Jan 31, 2013Adrian Wojnarowski's latest Yahoo column is a thorough think piece about what the Memphis Grizzlies' decision to trade Rudy Gay to the Toronto Raptors means for the future of NBA free agency. It's a perfectly fine read, but what caught our attention was…Upvote Share Tweet
Section 15: Shifting Loyaltiesnytimes.com Updated Jan 31, 2013Michael Marcus and David Ramos, longtime Knicks fans, are starting to fall in love with the Nets.Upvote Share Tweet
Evans: Heat comments were misinterpretedBrooklyn Nets power forward Reggie Evans said Thursday he never downplayed the Miami Heat's championship from the lockout-shortened 2011-12 season, and his comments were blown out of proportion.Upvote Share Tweet
Multiple GMs Believe Kevin Garnett Won’t Play More Than 2 More SeasonsThe vultures are circling in Boston. The Celtics will probably still make the playoffs without Rajon Rondo, but the chances of them winning a round are slim. For Kevin Garnett, that would be another short postseason, and would leave him heading into nex…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Updated Jan 31, 2013Most analysis of Wednesday night's trades sending Rudy Gay to the Toronto Raptors, Ed Davis, Tayshaun Prince and Austin Daye to the Memphis Grizzlies, and Jose Calderon to the Detroit Pistons has focused on what the swaps meant for the Raps' future or t…Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Updated Jan 31, 2013The relocation of the Kings to Seattle is not a done deal, but the damage has been done. A team built for the future, the Kings are struggling through the present, says Ian Thomsen.Upvote Share TweetFor a while last night, Brooklyn was giving it to the defending champs as often as they were getting it. Eventually, LeBron put a stop to all that, but not before Joe Johnson hit Chris Bosh with a nasty behind-the-back step-back that nearly had the big …Upvote Share TweetSo, when exactly is the latest “new” Lakers season starting? At the end of the third quarter last night in Phoenix’s unbelievable 92-86 win, all was right in L.A. The Lakers shot 65 percent in the third quarter, Kobe was dishing (17 points, nine assUpvote Share Tweet
Going Down?: The Grizzlies' brass has shown a willingness to s…CNNSI.com Updated Jan 31, 2013The Grizzlies' brass has shown a willingness to spend to win. But by dealing Rudy Gay, Memphis did the opposite, losing its spot as a title contender along the way, says Chris Mannix.Upvote Share Tweet
Wallace vents after Nets' latest lopsided lossFollowing his team's third embarrassing performance in its past four games, Brooklyn Nets small forward Gerald Wallace didn't mince words.Upvote Share TweetLeBron James was not amused with Reggie Evans' comments that devalued the NBA title won by the Miami Heat last season. So James dominated the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday night, and then directly ripped Evans after the game.Upvote Share Tweetgrantland.com Updated Jan 31, 2013What makes the Grizzlies-Raptors-Pistons blockbuster so exciting is the air of mystery about the long-term, on-court implications of the deal. And tho...Upvote Share Tweet
Celtics Not In Market For PGJan 31Kurt Rambis on Danny Ainge's comments that the Celtics won't seek a point guard right now.
LeBron James Rips Reggie EvansJan 31Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless discuss LeBron James' reaction to Reggie Evans, who questioned the Heat's NBA title because it came in a lockout season.
Grizzlies Crushed By Thunder Without Rudy GayJan 31Highlight Of The Night: In Grizzlies' first game after sending Rudy Gay to the Raptors, Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook combine for 48 points to lead Thunder to 106-89 win.
Ian Thomsen: Plagued by uncertainty, Kings struggle through 'lost' yearJan 31On the morning of the announcement, Sacramento Kings players were waiting for their coach, Keith Smart. "Coach," one player said, "you got something to tell us?"