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James Harden Does Whatever He Wants Against The Lakers; LeBron Loses A Battle With A Future StarIf you were busy trying to breakdown Mike D’Antoni‘s gameplan, which consisted of the coach determining subs by using “Eeny, meeny, miny, moe,” you might’ve missed out on James Harden. He was only the best player on the floor by a mile in HoustoUpvote Share Tweet
Ricky Rubio’s Behind the Back Pass Leads to Three-PointerOne of the NBA’s finest passers, Ricky Rubio, had an amazing behind the back dime to Derrick Williams who knocked down the three-point jumper in tonight’s matchup between the Minnesota Timberwolves and Atlanta Hawks.Upvote Share Tweet
Adelman misses game for personal reasonsESPN.com Updated Jan 8, 2013Minnesota Timberwolves coach Rick Adelman was not at the arena for Tuesday night's game against Atlanta due to personal reasons.Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Updated Jan 8, 2013WASHINGTON (AP) - John Wall could be making his season debut Saturday for the Washington Wizards after months of rehabbing his injured left knee.Upvote Share TweetWhile things are getting dicey in Los Angeles because the Lakers will rely on D-League call-ups and 10-day contracts to get them through the next few weeks, it’s the opposite in Utah. It has been all season. Before the year began, I noted that Utah’sUpvote Share TweetUtah Jazz forward Marvin Williams will miss the next three games with inflammation in his right knee.Upvote Share Tweet
The Court Grip Difference Maker of the Week: Bradley Beal Sticks the Game-Winner Against OKCEach week Court Grip will bring you a prime basketball highlight made possible by having an edge — in skills, performance and technology. This week features NBA rookie Bradley Beal stopping on a dime and hitting two OKC defenders with a pump-fake, step-Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Updated Jan 8, 2013Heading into Monday night, only one team had notched wins over both the reigning NBA champion Miami Heat and defending Western Conference champion Oklahoma City Thunder this season - the bruising Memphis Grizzlies, owners of the NBA's fifth-best record.Upvote Share Tweet
Paul Pierce Owns New York City; Kevin Durant One-Up’d By A RookieOn a night where we all tried to watch a BCS championship that got so bad — think Spike running over the Little Giants — that Brent Musburger needed a hall pass by the end of the first quarter because he was getting distracted by A.J. McCarron‘s girUpvote Share TweetESPN.com Updated Jan 8, 2013Gordon Hayward scored a season-high 27 points, including four 3-pointers, and the Utah Jazz defeated the Dallas Mavericks 100-94 on Monday night.Upvote Share Tweet
Pekovic, Wolves Hold Off HawksJan 8Nikola Pekovic's double-double, 25 points and 18 boards, leads Timberwolves to 108-103 win over Hawks.
Heat Reaction: Miami Heat at Indiana PacersJan 8Quick takes at the buzzer on Heat-Pacers.
Ian Thomsen: LeBron poised to pull away in MVP race; more mailJan 8What would it take for LeBron James to NOT win the MVP award? You wrote recently that even though Chris Paul is the current leader, you still expect James to capture the honor at season's end. Would it take a Heat collapse for voters to honor the contri…
Coast to Coast - Los Angeles Lakers and Boston Celtics issuesJan 8We discuss two storied franchises having disappointing seasons.