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ESPN.com Updated Jan 31, 2013New York Knicks point guard Jason Kidd will sit out of Wednesday's game against the Orlando Magic with a sore lower back.Upvote Share Tweet
Bulls' Robinson pondered NFL shot with SeattleESPN.com Updated Jan 31, 2013Chicago Bulls point guard Nate Robinson said Wednesday he had a plan if he didn't sign with an NBA team last summer, and that was an NFL tryout.Upvote Share TweetMost 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 TweetThe 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 Tweetdimemag.com Updated Jan 31, 2013So, 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…The 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 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