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Jeremy Lin Wishes Kobe Would Let Him Shoot A Game-Winner
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On Friday, the Los Angeles Hindenburgs Lakers actually hung tight with a Kevin Durant-less Oklahoma City Thunder squad. Down 104-103 in the waning seconds, the Lakers were cued up for a Kobe Bryant game-winning shot attempt. Despite getting a solid look…Upvote Share Tweet
Lakers' Young: OKC's Adams 'sneaky, dirty'ESPN.com 11 hours agoLakers guard Nick Young called Steven Adams a "sneaky, dirty player" after an on-court scuffle with the Oklahoma City center led to Young's ejection during the Thunder's 104-103 win Friday night.Upvote Share Tweet
Thunder squeak past ice-cold Kobe, LakersESPN.com 12 hours agoRussell Westbrook scored 31 points and hit a key jumper with 38 seconds left, and the Oklahoma City Thunder overcame the absence of NBA MVP Kevin Durant for a 104-103 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday night.Upvote Share TweetKevin Durant sat out of the Oklahoma City Thunder's game against the Lakers on Friday night to rest his sprained right ankle.Upvote Share Tweet
Eastern Conference Basketball Can Eat My Buttdeadspin.com 21 hours agoThe first half of last night's game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and Golden State Warriors was the most entertaining stretch of basketball I've watched all season. It began with Kevin Durant raining fire on everyone's head, going 10-of-13 from the …Upvote Share Tweetdimemag.com Dec 19 (yesterday)The Pelicans beat the Rockets in Houston last night, 99-90, pushing New Orleans over .500 to 13-12 and the No. 8 seed in the Western Conference. Anthony Davis was back in full form after a chest contusion kept him out of the last three quarters in the C…Upvote Share TweetBoogie was back last night against the visiting Bucks, but without his homie, Mike Malone, on the sideline. Regardless, DeMarcus Cousins was back to his old self after battling meningitis for a few weeks, and he put up 27 and 11 last night against the B…Upvote Share Tweet
Curry rallies Warriors to win over ThunderESPN.com Dec 19 (yesterday)Stephen Curry had 34 points and nine assists, and the Golden State Warriors rallied from an early 17-point deficit to beat Oklahoma City 114-109 on Thursday night after Thunder star Kevin Durant left with a sprained right ankle.Upvote Share Tweet
Watch Steph Curry Drill 3-Pointer After Getting Hand-Off From Andre IguodalaDo you like football? Us neither – compared to hoops, at least. But it’s still fun to see aspects of our two most popular games cross over. Watch Steph Curry drill an insanely difficult three-pointer after getting a hand-off from Andre Iguodala. Holy he…Upvote Share Tweet
GIF: Serge Ibaka Gets Beautiful Block Of Harrison Barnes’ DunkThe Oklahoma City Thunder and Golden State Warriors combined for 72 points in the first quarter of tonight’s headlining matchup. Kevin Durant was red hot from beyond the arc, Stephen Curry was splashing and dishing, and Russell Westbrook was attacking w…Upvote Share TweetThis isn’t doomsday for the Golden State Warriors, but it’s hardly encouraging, either. After Andrew Bogut said earlier this week that he should “probably” be worried about his suspiciously balky right knee, the Aussie center underwent platelet-rich pla…Upvote Share Tweet
Lakers’ Julius Randle Off Crutches, Performing Leg Presses At PracticeLet’s hope his fellow rookies enjoy similarly swift timelines of recovery. After suffering a broken leg in the season-opener on October 29, Los Angeles Lakers rookie Julius Randle is already walking without crutches and performing load-bearing exercises…Upvote Share Tweet
Clips edge Pacers as Griffin, Jordan go bigESPN.com Dec 18 (2 days ago)Blake Griffin had 31 points and 16 rebounds, DeAndre Jordan added 23 rebounds and 15 points, and the Clippers beat the Pacers 102-100 on Wednesday night.Upvote Share Tweet
Swaggy P Ejected From GameDec 19Lakers forward Nick Young got into a scuffle with Thunder center Steven Adams and was ejected for a flagrant foul.
Mamba Out (Of Control)Dec 18Tom Haberstroh takes you inside the numbers to show how Kobe Bryant's love affair with the contested midrange jumper has burned the Lakers.
Warriors' Bogut Receives Plasma Therapy For KneeDec 18Ethan Sherwood Strauss discusses how the Golden State Warriors' defense will be affected by the absence of center Andrew Bogut, who is recovering from a knee injury.
Cousins Returns In Kings' LossDec 18After missing the past nine games, DeMarcus Cousins scored 27 points but couldn't capitalize at the buzzer and the Kings fell to the Bucks 108-107.
Dallas Mavericks frontrunners for Jermaine O'Neal after Rajon Rondo acquis…Dec 19The acquisition of Rajon Rondo has given the Dallas Mavericks an undeniable edge in the race to lure veteran big man Jermaine O'Neal back to the NBA, according to league sources.
Rajon Rondo trade from Boston Celtics to Dallas Mavericks 'on course' to h…Dec 18A source with knowledge of the Rajon Rondo trade talks says a "deal is on course to happen tonight."
Every NBA Team's Chance Of Winning A Title By 2019Dec 18I can see Madison Square Garden from my Manhattan apartment. This year, the arena installed along the exterior columns of the building -- blue, red a...
Rajon Rondo subject of Boston Celtics-Dallas Mavericks trade talksDec 17The Boston Celtics, after years of flirting with potential Rajon Rondo deals, are in substantive discussions on a trade that would send Rondo to the Dallas Mavericks, according to league sources.