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Kobe Bryant won’t tweet during Lakers-Spurs Game 2 (and maybe any other Lakers games, too) Updated Apr 22, 2013
Kobe Bryant's decision to live-tweet Game 1 of the first-round Western Conference playoff series between his Los Angeles Lakers and the San Antonio Spurs on Sunday wound up being a bigger story than the game itself, which the punchless Lakers lost thank…
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  • Control Issues: After pacing a well-balanced attack to beat the G… Apr 22, 2013
    After pacing a well-balanced attack to beat the Grizzlies in Game 1, Chris Paul took it upon himself in Game 2 with a last-second shot to give the Clippers a 93-91 win.
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  • Death of LA Clippers owner's son ruled accidental Apr 22, 2013
    Coroner's investigators say the death of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling's son was a drug-related accident.
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  • Curry, Warriors move on without Lee Apr 22, 2013
    Stephen Curry laced up his shoes before practice without so much as a soul around him.
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  • Suns, general manager Blanks part after second-worst season Apr 22, 2013
    The Phoenix Suns parted ways Monday with general manager Lance Blanks after the second-worst season in franchise history, the team said.
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  • D'Antoni: Lakers best with Nash on the floor Apr 22, 2013
    Mike D'Antoni said the Lakers needs even a hobbled Steve Nash to pull off the upset in their first round series.
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  • Chris Paul thinks the Clippers ‘probably won’t have enough money’ to re-sign Eric Bledsoe Apr 22, 2013
    Los Angeles Clippers guard Eric Bledsoe is an offensively potent, ever-improving defensive wunderkind. The 6-foot-3 hybrid guard caused major havoc during last year’s Clippers playoff series with the Memphis Grizzlies, he’s dominated Grizzlies guard M
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  • Kobe No Longer Doin' Twitter Apr 22, 2013
    Kobe Bryant's live-tweeting of yesterday's Lakers-Spurs game (and his banter with Phil Jackson) was too good to be true: Janis Carr of the Orange County Register reports that the Black Mamba "will not tweet during games anymore after yesterday's re…
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  • Brown remains top candidate for Cavaliers' job Apr 22, 2013
    CLEVELAND (AP) - The Cavs' coaching search remains focused on Mike Brown, with another former Los Angeles Lakers coach maybe in the mix.
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  • Clippers' Paul wins Kia Community Assist Award for April Apr 22, 2013
    NEW YORK -- Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul is the recipient of the "Kia Community Assist Award" for April in recognition of his outstanding efforts in the community, ongoing advocacy, and philanthropy, the NBA announced today.
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  • Kobe Bryant Tries To Coach The Lakers On Twitter; No Revenge For James Harden; The NBA Playoffs Lose Another All-Star Apr 22, 2013
    There’s a first time for everything, and in yesterday afternoon’s matinee in San Antonio, we saw an injured star player attempt to coach a playoff team through 140 characters. Anxious that he can’t be out there helping his teammates, Kobe Bryant too
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  • Video - Playoff Report 06:43

    Playoff Report

    Apr 22
    David Thorpe on Big Apple big men, old point guards, and the underdog with bite.
  • Video - Does D'Antoni Owe Kobe An Apology? 08:45

    Does D'Antoni Owe Kobe An Apology?

    Apr 22
    Stephen A. Smith thinks Mike D'Antoni owes Kobe Bryant a public apology for his disrespectful comments about Kobe being "a fan."
  • Video - Paul, Clippers Take 2-0 Lead On Last-Second Shot 02:01

    Paul, Clippers Take 2-0 Lead On Last-Second Shot

    Apr 22
    Highlight Of The Night: Chris Paul's off-balanced jumper with less than a second remaining lifts the Clippers to a 93-91 win over the Grizzlies.