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Spurs' Popovich tabbed to coach West All-Stars

Spurs' Popovich tabbed to coach West All-Stars

CNNSI.com Updated Jan 30, 2013
NEW YORK (AP) -- San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich will coach the Western Conference All-Stars for the third time in his career.
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  • Griffin's double-double too much for Wolves

    Griffin's double-double too much for Wolves

    ESPN.com Jan 30, 2013
    Blake Griffin had 26 points and 13 rebounds and DeAndre Jordan added 16 points and 12 boards to lift the Los Angeles Clippers to a 96-90 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night.
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  • Clippers' Barnes ejected for forearm to Stiemsma

    Clippers' Barnes ejected for forearm to Stiemsma

    nba.com Jan 30, 2013
    Los Angeles Clippers forward Matt Barnes was given a flagrant foul-2 and ejected in the second quarter against Minnesota on Wednesday night after delivering a forearm to Wolves center Greg Stiemsma.
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  • Andre Iguodala explains his approach to defense (VIDEO)

    Andre Iguodala explains his approach to defense (VIDEO)

    yahoo.com Jan 30, 2013
    For the past several seasons, Denver Nuggets wing Andre Iguodala has been readily identified as one of the best defenders in the NBA. Those skills earned him a spot on the 2012 Olympic team, an All-Star spot last season, and a strong reputation as the s…
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  • NBA: Mistake made during Mavs-Blazers finish

    NBA: Mistake made during Mavs-Blazers finish

    ESPN.com Jan 30, 2013
    The NBA office admitted that a critical charge call on Dallas Mavericks guard O.J. Mayo in the final seconds of Tuesday's 106-104 loss to the Portland Trail Blazers was incorrect.
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  • Jazz's Hayward (shoulder) to miss second straight game

    Jazz's Hayward (shoulder) to miss second straight game

    nba.com Jan 30, 2013
    Utah Jazz guard Gordon Hayward will miss his second straight game Wednesday night against the New Orleans Hornets with a sprained right shoulder.
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  • Minnesota's Kevin Love receives Kia Community Assist Award

    Minnesota's Kevin Love receives Kia Community Assist Award

    nba.com Jan 30, 2013
    NEW YORK -- Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love is the recipient of the "Kia Community Assist Award" for December in recognition of his outstanding efforts in the community and his ongoing philanthropic and charitable work, the NBA annou…
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  • The Blazers And Mavericks Scored 11 Points In A Thrilling Final…

    The Blazers And Mavericks Scored 11 Points In A Thrilling Final 30 Seconds

    deadspin.com yahoo.com Jan 30, 2013
    The Trail Blazers seem to have some magic about them this season. Knocking on the door of the playoff picture, Portland overcame a 21-point second-half deficit to pull out a last-second win over Dallas, thanks to a pair of unlikely sharpshooters. Nicola…
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  • LaMarcus Aldridge Hits Game Winner At The Buzzer

    LaMarcus Aldridge Hits Game Winner At The Buzzer

    LaMarcus Aldridge not only hits the three-pointer to tie the game, but Aldridge also banks in the fadeaway jumper with only 1.5 seconds left in the game.The post LaMarcus Aldridge Hits Game Winner At The Buzzer appeared first on Dime Magazine (dimemag.c…
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  • CourtVision: The Worst Shooters So Far

    CourtVision: The Worst Shooters So Far

    grantland.com Jan 30, 2013
    So far this season, the Nuggets' Danilo Gallinari is shooting 42 37 percent from behind the 3-point line. This is kind of impressive, although unremar...
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  • Trade Machine Madness: A Three-Team Al Jefferson Deal That Make…

    Trade Machine Madness: A Three-Team Al Jefferson Deal That Makes the Jazz a Force in the West

    grantland.com Jan 30, 2013
    Much like their Northwest Division rival Denver Nuggets, the Utah Jazz are a collection of talented youngsters and productive veterans void of a super...
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  • Video - Jazz Hold Off Hornets 00:57

    Jazz Hold Off Hornets

    Jan 30
    Paul Millsap and Al Jefferson combine for 47 points in 104-99 win over Hornets.
  • Video - Clippers Win Physical Battle With Wolves 01:11

    Clippers Win Physical Battle With Wolves

    Jan 30
    Matt Barnes ejected as Blake Griffin posts double-double to lead Clippers to their third straight win.
  • Video - Nuggets Win Fifth Straight 01:11

    Nuggets Win Fifth Straight

    Jan 30
    Nuggets fly by Rockets, 118-110.

Sports Columnists

  • NBA -- LeBron James responds to comments as Miami Heat torch Brooklyn Nets

    Jan 30
    Reggie Evans' pregame comments fuel LeBron and the Heat in Brooklyn, writes Brian Windhorst.
  • Sources -- Memphis Grizzlies agree in principle to trade Rudy Gay to Toron…

    Jan 30
    The Memphis Grizzlies and Toronto Raptors have agreed in principle on a trade that will send leading scorer Rudy Gay to the Raptors, according to sources with knowledge of the deal.
  • Ian Thomsen: Pierce, Bryant proving old dogs can learn new tricks

    Jan 30
    WALTHAM, Mass. -- Isn't it amazing, I said to Paul Pierce before the Celtics practiced Tuesday, that you and Kobe Bryant are turning into point guards?
  • LeBron rips Evans for derogatory comments

    Jan 31
    LeBron James was not amused with Reggie Evans' comments that devalued the NBA title won by the Miami Heat last season. So James dominated the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday night, and then directly ripped Evans after the game.