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ESPN.com Jan 22, 2013Kyrie Irving scored 15 of his 40 points in the fourth quarter, including several key late baskets, to lead the Cleveland Cavaliers in a 95-90 victory over the Boston Celtics on Tuesday night.Share TweetWatching Derrick Rose‘s return to Chicago’s lineup as starting point guard can feel like seeing a glacier move. You know where it’s headed, but it’s a slow and methodical process. That’s just the reality of tearing knee ligaments for a player whShare TweetJimmy Butler helped limit Kobe Bryant to 16 points in another loss for the reeling Los Angeles Lakers, but the Chicago Bulls swingman said Tuesday he's no "Kobe Stopper" as his teammates called him after the game.Share TweetThe Memphis Grizzlies traded Marreese Speights, Wayne Ellington, Josh Selby and a future first-round draft pick Tuesday to the Cleveland Cavaliers for Jon Leuer.Share Tweet
Charlie Villanueva is a tattoo nowyahoo.com Jan 22, 2013Good news, everybody: One member of our human race has finally found an appropriate way to express our shared love for Detroit Pistons forward Charlie Villanueva. And all it cost him was his left arm, a bunch of dollars and (at least) a couple of hours.…Share Tweetdeadspin.com Jan 22, 2013Here is the lede from Adrian Wojnarowski's story on last night's Lakers-Bulls game, which ended in a 95-83 victory for the Bulls: More »Share Tweet
Report: Memphis Trades 2 Key Bench Players To Save Money, Plans To Sign Delonte Westdimemag.com Jan 22, 2013According to ESPN’s Brian Windhorst, Memphis has agreed to a multiplayer trade with Cleveland that’ll take $6 million off their payroll and get them under the luxury tax line. Remember all those rumors about a possible Rudy Gay trade? The Grizz may beShare Tweet
Bulls win, deal Lakers 6th straight road defeatESPN.com Jan 22, 2013Kirk Hinrich scored 22 points, Marco Belinelli added 15 points, and the Chicago Bulls pulled away down the stretch to beat the struggling Los Angeles Lakers 95-83 on Monday night.Share Tweet
The Clippers’ Worst Nightmare Resurfaces; The Lakers Are Falling Apartdimemag.com Jan 22, 2013The Clippers really don’t want to see the Warriors in the playoffs. We’d like it, but they certainly wouldn’t, not after Golden State beat them for the third time this season, 106-99. “There are shooters and then there are just the indescribable.âShare Tweet
The Grizzlies and Cavs Huddle Up for a Mutually Beneficial Dealgrantland.com Jan 22, 2013A few quick notes on the Grizzlies trading Marreese Speights, Wayne Ellington, Josh Selby, and a future first-round pick to Cleveland for Jon Leuer in...Share Tweet
Irving Pours In 40 Points In Cavs' WinJan 22Kyrie Irving scored 40 points and had five assists in the Cavaliers' 95-90 win over the Celtics.
David Thorpe: 25 Under 25Jan 22The best young players in the NBA are, David Thorpe points out, not so different from the best players in the NBA, period.
Bucks Win Third StraightJan 22Ersan Ilyasova drops a double-double on the 76ers.