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For Chris Andersen, Another Chance

For Chris Andersen, Another Chance

nytimes.com Updated Jan 22, 2013
After being released by the Nuggets last offseason, Chris Anderson has been looking for N.B.A. work and the Heat have signed him to a 10-day contract.
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  • Caron Butler blocks Serge Ibaka’s shot off referee Derek Richar…

    Caron Butler blocks Serge Ibaka’s shot off referee Derek Richardson’s face (VIDEO)

    yahoo.com Jan 22, 2013
    Near the end of the second quarter of the Los Angeles Clippers' Tuesday night matchup with the Oklahoma City Thunder, Clippers swingman Caron Butler played some wonderful late-possession help defense on Thunder big man Serge Ibaka. Well, it was wonderfu…
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  • Clippers' Chris Paul out against Thunder

    Clippers' Chris Paul out against Thunder

    nba.com ESPN.com Jan 22, 2013
    Clippers point guard Chris Paul won't play against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Tuesday night.
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  • Utah's Foye still fighting to forge his own way

    Utah's Foye still fighting to forge his own way

    nba.com Jan 22, 2013
    For better or worse, through success and roadblocks, accolades and disappointments, some careers are forever linked. On Draft night in 2006, the Timberwolves traded the No. 6 overall pick, Brandon Roy, to the Trail Blazers for No. 7 pick Randy Foye. Roy…
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  • Damian Lillard’s Nasty Dunk In Nene’s Face

    Damian Lillard’s Nasty Dunk In Nene’s Face

    dimemag.com Jan 22, 2013
    The Wizards won the game on a wild Jordan Crawford three-pointer, but Damian Lillard had maybe the nastiest highlight of the night with this serious facial on Nene‘s head. Check out Washington’s bench on this one. They couldn’t help themselves. Whoâ
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  • Jordan Crawford hits a very deep game-winner to down the Blazer…

    Jordan Crawford hits a very deep game-winner to down the Blazers in Portland (VIDEO)

    Washington Wizards guard Jordan Crawford is a frustrating player. In addition to possessing so little tact that he once said he plans on being a better player than Michael Jordan - a ridiculous statement that nevertheless speaks to the self-belief neces
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  • The Clippers’ Worst Nightmare Resurfaces; The Lakers Are Fallin…

    The Clippers’ Worst Nightmare Resurfaces; The Lakers Are Falling Apart

    dimemag.com Jan 22, 2013
    The Clippers really don’t want to see the Warriors in the playoffs. We’d like it, but they certainly wouldn’t, not after Golden State beat them for the third time this season, 106-99. “There are shooters and then there are just the indescribable.â
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  • Video - Coast to Coast: Showcase Showdown 05:36

    Coast to Coast: Showcase Showdown

    Jan 22
    Durant vs. LeBron. Who's been the MVP of the first half of the season?
  • Video - David Thorpe: 25 Under 25 05:19

    David Thorpe: 25 Under 25

    Jan 22
    The best young players in the NBA are, David Thorpe points out, not so different from the best players in the NBA, period.
  • Video - Durant Leads Thunder Past Clippers, 109-97 01:09

    Durant Leads Thunder Past Clippers, 109-97

    Jan 22
    Kevin Durant drops 32 points on the Clippers.

Sports Columnists

  • Daily Dime: Martin doing the little things for OKC

    Jan 22
    That "other" Kevin is a big reason why the Thunder own the NBA's best record, J.A. Adande writes.
  • Sources -- Los Angeles Lakers may consider trading Dwight Howard

    Jan 22
    Though the Lakers have long rebuffed talks of trading Dwight Howard, sources now say the team may consider dealing the pending free agent as Los Angeles continues to struggle.
  • Sources -- Los Angeles Lakers growing concerned over unhappy Dwight Howard

    Jan 22
    Though the Lakers have long rebuffed talks of trading Dwight Howard, sources now say the team may consider dealing the pending free agent as Los Angeles continues to struggle.
  • Ian Thomsen: Blossoming before our eyes, George a favorite for Most Improv…

    Jan 22
    I know there are a lot of strong candidates for Most Improved Player, but I think it'll be hard to justify selecting anyone over Paul George if he keeps up his current pace. He's averaging 19.3 points, 10 rebounds and four assists in January, carrying a…