This is the January 7, 2013 news archive. View today's NBA Northwest rumors and news.
NBA Northwest News and Rumors
nba.com Jan 7, 2013Nene and Jordan Crawford are out for the Washington Wizards against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Monday night.Upvote Share TweetMinnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love met with doctors in the Twin Cities on Monday to evaluate his right hand, which is broken for the second time this season.Upvote Share Tweet
Wolves make playoff pledge in new ticket campaignnba.com Jan 7, 2013The Minnesota Timberwolves have been saying all season the playoffs are the goal this year. Now they're banking on it.Upvote Share Tweet
The Numbers: Can Durant Join the 40-50-90 Club?nytimes.com Jan 7, 2013Kevin Durant of the Thunder could become one of the few N.B.A. players to shoot 40 percent on 3-point attempts, 50 percent on field goal attempts and 90 percent from the free throw line.Upvote Share Tweet
Why Lakers Fans Must Calm Downdimemag.com Jan 7, 2013We’re only a week into 2013 and already Lakers fans are bugging out. The team has lost all of its games in the new year, including last night’s disappointment to the Denver Nuggets at home, which dropped them to 10-8 at the Staples Center (not countinUpvote Share Tweet
Create-a-Caption: ‘And now, we do the Dance of Joy’yahoo.com Jan 7, 2013OK, maybe they're not perfect strangers, but Denver Nuggets forwards Andre Iguodala and Danilo Gallinari sure seemed pretty psyched after they each did their part - Iggy with some behind-the-back wizardry, Gallo with a game-sealing triple - to vanquisUpvote Share Tweetdeadspin.com Jan 7, 2013Shit is getting bad for the Los Angeles Lakers. After losing to the Denver Nuggets at home last night, the Lakers' record now sits at 15-18. Furthermore, the locker room atmosphere appears to be getting more and more posionous each day. Dwight Howard is…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Jan 7, 2013So, maybe Kobe Bryant wasn't kidding about that "I'll kick everybody's ass in this locker room" thing. Early Monday morning - following a 112-105 home loss to the Denver Nuggets, the Los Angeles Lakers' second loss to Denver in less than two weeks, theiUpvote Share Tweet
JaVale McGee Goes Up And Over Two Of His Own Teammates For A Putback Dunkdeadspin.com Jan 7, 2013See, this is why we love JaVale McGee: he'll forego the smart play for the spectacular play. Late in the first half of yesterday's win over the Lakers, a missed Kosta Koufos layup bounced right in the middle of three Nuggets. Rather than yell "same…Upvote Share Tweet
Daily Dime: Lakers-NuggetsThe Lakers' latest loss reveals a team not headed for a quick turnaround, J.A. Adande writes.Upvote Share TweetLos Angeles Lakers center Dwight Howard aggravated the sprained rotator cuff in his right shoulder in Sunday night's loss to the Denver Nuggets and will undergo an MRI on the injury Monday morning, according to the team.Upvote Share TweetTy Lawson had 21 points and 10 assists, Danilo Gallinari scored 20 points and hit a big 3-pointer with 13.8 seconds left, and the Denver Nuggets beat the struggling Los Angeles Lakers 112-105 Sunday night for their fifth win in seven games.Upvote Share Tweet
Wizards Stun ThunderJan 7Bradley Beal's late jumper lifts Wizards past Thunder for just their fifth win.