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Clips, without Paul, cruise past sliding Wolves

Clips, without Paul, cruise past sliding Wolves

ESPN.com Updated Jan 17, 2013
Jamal Crawford scored 22 points, Blake Griffin added 20 and the Los Angeles Clippers hardly broke a sweat in cruising to a 90-77 victory over the free-falling Minnesota Timberwolves on Thursday night.
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  • Wolves' sign French swingman Mickael Gelabale

    Wolves' sign French swingman Mickael Gelabale

    nba.com Jan 17, 2013
    The Minnesota Timberwolves have agreed to terms with French swingman Mickael Gelabale.
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  • Rubio returns to Timberwolves' starting lineup

    Rubio returns to Timberwolves' starting lineup

    nba.com Jan 17, 2013
    Ricky Rubio is back where he belongs -- in the starting lineup for the Minnesota Timberwolves.
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  • Kevin Durant wanted to play for the Toronto Raptors as a kid

    Kevin Durant wanted to play for the Toronto Raptors as a kid

    yahoo.com Jan 17, 2013
    Every team in the league would love to have Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant on their roster. But as a young NBA fan growing up in Washington, D.C., which roster did Durant himself wish he could join? Surprisingly, the answer wasn't his hometown …
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  • Brian Scalabrine lied about concussion symptoms to Celtics doct…

    Brian Scalabrine lied about concussion symptoms to Celtics doctors to get cleared for the playoffs

    yahoo.com Jan 17, 2013
    Pau Gasol will return to the Los Angeles Lakers' lineup for the team's nationally televised Thursday game against the defending NBA champion Miami Heat after missing five games with a concussion brought on by an inadvertent elbow from Denver Nuggets cen…
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  • Ibaka's emergence has kept Thunder among elite

    Ibaka's emergence has kept Thunder among elite

    CNNSI.com Jan 17, 2013
    Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook dominate the headlines in Oklahoma City, but Ian Thomsen says that the emergence of Serge Ibaka has really kept the Thunder among the elite.
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  • Thunder cool Nuggets behind Westbrook's 32

    Thunder cool Nuggets behind Westbrook's 32

    ESPN.com Jan 17, 2013
    Russell Westbrook scored 32 points, Kevin Martin had 20 and the Oklahoma City Thunder snapped Denver's six-game winning streak by beating the Nuggets 117-97 on Wednesday night.
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  • Heads Up, America: Kevin Durant Is Having One of the Greatest O…

    Heads Up, America: Kevin Durant Is Having One of the Greatest Offensive Seasons Ever

    grantland.com Jan 17, 2013
    When I gave last night's Thunder-Nuggets game one of my coveted DVR slots, I knew I was probably recording a schedule loss. Denver was on the second n...
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  • Video - Clippers Cruise Past Wolves, 90-77 00:50

    Clippers Cruise Past Wolves, 90-77

    Jan 17
    Wolves lose fifth straight.

Sports Columnists

  • NBA - Los Angeles Lakers left wanting more after loss to Miami Heat

    Jan 17
    The champs get it done with "less," but the Lakers need more from everyone, writes J.A. Adande.
  • Daily Dime: LeBron on a remarkable run

    Jan 17
    LeBron James showed us one of his best stretches of play this week, Brian Windhorst writes.
  • NBA -- Debating who will be on the move at the trade deadline?

    Jan 17
    Should these players be on the move before the trade deadline? We debate.
  • Weekend Dime -- 2013 All-Star reserve picks

    Jan 17
    It's All-Star season, which means it's time for Marc Stein to pick his reserves for the East and West squads.