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Dwyane Wade suspended 1 game for groin kick, Dwight Howard fine…

Dwyane Wade suspended 1 game for groin kick, Dwight Howard fined $35K for flagrant foul

yahoo.com Updated Dec 28, 2012
We were pretty sure that some nature of punishment would come down from the league office for both Dwyane Wade and Dwight Howard after the former went below the belt on Charlotte Bobcats guard Ramon Sessions and the latter went up high on Denver Nuggets…
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  • Carlesimo takes reins as Nets coach -- for now

    Carlesimo takes reins as Nets coach -- for now

    CNNSI.com Dec 28, 2012
    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) -- P.J. Carlesimo hadn't even coached his first game with the Brooklyn Nets and already names such as Phil Jackson were floating around.
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  • Doc Rivers pays Clippers championship-level compliment after 29…

    Doc Rivers pays Clippers championship-level compliment after 29-point blowout of Celtics

    yahoo.com Dec 28, 2012
    If you were watching Thursday night's NBA action on TNT, the late-running opener between the Oklahoma City Thunder and Dallas Mavericks - pushed to overtime thanks to this absurd, one-of-a-kind buzzer-beating 3-pointer by Darren Collison - meant that
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  • Clippers drill Celtics, extend winning streak to 15

    Clippers drill Celtics, extend winning streak to 15

    CNNSI.com Dec 28, 2012
    LOS ANGELES -- The 2007-08 Houston Rockets have become something of a cautionary tale in the NBA, a middling team that stood at 24-20 on Jan. 27, before they jumped into a kerosene bath. The searing Rockets embarked on a 22-game winning streak, an unfor…
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  • Video - Lakers Bounce Back 01:05

    Lakers Bounce Back

    Dec 28
    Lakers follow up loss to Nuggets with 104-87 win over Blazers, their sixth win in seven games.
  • Video - Clippers Erase Deficit To Win 16th Straight 01:26

    Clippers Erase Deficit To Win 16th Straight

    Dec 28
    Highlight Of the Night: Clippers erase 19-point deficit behind 29 points from Chris Paul to defeat Jazz 116-114.

Sports Columnists

  • NBA -- Brooklyn Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov will expect immediate impact …

    Dec 28
    Brooklyn's next coach will have to deal with immediate pressure from owner Mikhail Prokhorov, writes Brian Windhorst.
  • Brooklyn Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov says team 'capable of much more'

    Dec 28
    Brooklyn Nets owner and Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov decided last week that he would fire head coach Avery Johnson. But he got a few days' worth of heli-skiing in British Columbia before pulling the trigger Thursday.
  • Miami Heat fire back at NBA for suspension of Dwyane Wade

    Dec 28
    The Miami Heat said Friday the franchise didn't agree with the one-game suspension given to Dwyane Wade for making contact with Charlotte's Ramon Sessions earlier this week.
  • Lee Jenkins: Clippers still streaking for now, but best is yet to come

    Dec 28
    LOS ANGELES -- The 2007-08 Houston Rockets have become something of a cautionary tale in the NBA, a middling team that stood at 24-20 on Jan. 27, before they jumped into a kerosene bath. The searing Rockets embarked on a 22-game winning streak, an unfor…