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Love returns to Wolves, says 'I love being here'
CNNSI.com Updated Feb 7, 2013
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Kevin Love is back in Minnesota, trying to galvanize his struggling Timberwolves teammates and assure a nervous fan base that he is committed to winning with the team that drafted him.Upvote Share Tweet
Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah said he will play Thursday against the Denver Nuggets after missing the past three games because of plantar fasciitis in his right foot.Upvote Share Tweet
Keeping Score: Durant Getting Better? His Stats Say Yesnytimes.com Updated Feb 7, 2013The Thunder's star forward is putting up numbers that match those of players like Larry Bird, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Wilt Chamberlain, LeBron James and Michael Jordan.Upvote Share Tweet
Most of the Dallas Mavericks won’t shave until the team hits .500yahoo.com Updated Feb 7, 2013The Dallas Mavericks ripped off a 15-4 run to start the fourth quarter against the Portland Trail Blazers, then watched as their lead dwindled to just three points with less than two minutes left - things seemed to be setting up for exactly the kind ofUpvote Share Tweet
Amar’e Stoudemire can attribute his inspired post-surgery return to a vegan dietyahoo.com Updated Feb 7, 2013Two years ago, we relayed the news that then-Denver Nuggets forward Carmelo Anthony was fasting from certain foods during the regular season’s midpoint, including meats, soda, and most carbohydrate-based products. His play during that time, for whateverUpvote Share Tweetdimemag.com Updated Feb 7, 2013No Rajon Rondo. No Jared Sullinger. A rapidly-aging core and a “win now” window that is closing faster by the second. A looming trade deadline and the building notion that common sense says to blow up the roster and start fresh. There is blood in theUpvote Share TweetKevin Durant scored 25 points, Russell Westbrook added 22 and the Oklahoma City Thunder throttled the travel-weary Golden State Warriors 119-98 Wednesday night to win consecutive games for the first time in nearly three weeks.Upvote Share Tweet
Thunderstorm WarningCNNSI.com Updated Feb 7, 2013The Thunder easily took down the Warriors 119-98 on Wednesday. The scary thing is Oklahoma City was sloppy, yet still rolled past an elite Western team, writes Rob Mahoney.Upvote Share Tweet
Carlisle records 500th win as Mavs top BlazersO.J. Mayo scored 28 points, Vince Carter hit a critical jumper in the final minute and the Dallas Mavericks beat the Portland Trail Blazers 105-99 on Wednesday night for coach Rick Carlisle's 500th career victory.Upvote Share Tweet
Rapid Fire with Dwane CaseyFeb 7Raptors head coach Dwane Casey on who will win the NBA title, who the league's best point guard is, and whether the Celtics and Lakers can contend with their current rosters.
Nuggets Roll Bulls, 128-96Feb 7Nuggets win eighth straight.
Chicago Bulls, Toronto Raptors talking Carlos Boozer-Andrea Bargnani swap,…Feb 7The Chicago Bulls and Toronto Raptors have engaged in exploratory trade discussions on a deal that would swap the Bulls' Carlos Boozer for the Raptors' Andrea Bargnani, according to sources familiar with the discussions.
Ian Thomsen: For Chris Paul and the Clippers, it's title or bustFeb 7Chris Paul is a 27-year-old star with several prime years ahead of him. So why is he driving his Clippers as if he and they are running out of time?