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Detroit Pistons rookie Kim English gets his draft night handshake, seven months laterUpdated Jan 23 Share TweetEvery high-level basketball player dreams of the moment when his name gets called at the NBA Draft. These athletes work so hard for so long to achieve in a dream, and over the course of a few seconds there name is called and they belong to an real live …Source: yahoo.comShare TweetWhen the Milwaukee Bucks and coach Scott Skiles decided to part ways earlier this month, the franchise appeared to be treading on some pretty unstable ground.Source: nba.com
Fast 5: Tracking This Year’s NBA Draft Class, Vol. 8Updated Jan 23 Share TweetEach Wednesday, we’ll be assessing how the top prospects of the 2013 NBA Draft are faring in college and overseas. Stick with us each week for assorted thoughts, including the biggest risers and fallers, the standouts, the sleepers and what we know andSource: dimemag.com
Cleveland Cavaliers bust out ‘Manti Te’o Kiss Cam’ during win over CelticsUpdated Jan 23 Share TweetThe reported paid attendance for Tuesday night's game between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Boston Celtics was 14,192; this makes sense because the Cavs entered the game at 10-32 and Boston, while a perennial playoff team with several noteworthy stars, ha…Source: yahoo.comShare TweetThe Memphis Grizzlies have signed guard-forward Chris Johnson to a 10-day contract a day after sending three players to the Cleveland Cavaliers to free up salary space.
Handing out awards at NBA's midway pointUpdated Jan 23 Share TweetWith the 2012-13 season at the halfway mark, SI.com's NBA writers make their picks for the league's top performers. The MVP and Coach of the Year races have produced the most disagreement at the top, while clear favorites have emerged for Rookie of the …Source: CNNSI.com
Bulls Come Back To Top PistonsJan 23Bulls hold off Pistons, 85-82.
Blazers Burn Pacers, 100-80Jan 23Blazers snap six-game skid.
Lee Jenkins: Despite offseason loss, Thunder continue to growJan 23LOS ANGELES -- The Oklahoma City Thunder have always challenged conventional wisdom -- they play in one of the smallest markets in professional sports, in a region consumed by college football, and implausibly built the best home-court advantage in the …